The Pepperdine Waves celebrate Reese Alexiades' three-run home run (Eric Sorenson)


Pepperdine Proves Its Ranking With Rout of Michigan

At The Ballpark

MALIBU, Calif. — When Pepperdine head coach Rick Hirtensteiner woke up Friday morning there was no way – No FREAKIN way – he could’ve imagined he would end his day by having his Waves beat the defending national runner-up Michigan Wolverines by a resounding 12-2 score. 

“No, not at all,” Hirtensteiner said. “I knew we could win, but I never imagined this.” 

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