SPORTSCOPE : Pepperdine Women Travel to UC Berkeley

The Pepperdine women's basketball team will play at UC Berkeley at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Waves (7-4) defeated Lafayette, 76-67, on Monday. Last week Pepperdine won its own tournament for the first time, defeating Northern Arizona, 92-69, in the first round and Nebraska, 65-63, in the title game.

Waves selected to the all-tournament team were center Barbara Tanner and guard Heather Wassenberg. Tanner was named the West Coast Conference player of the week after she averaged 15.3 points, 2.3 blocked shots and four rebounds in three games.

Forward Shannon Frowiss leads Pepperdine with averages of 12.8 points and 6.2 rebounds.

Pepperdine senior Geoffrey Clark was named co-player of the year with California's Chris Humbert, and UCLA's Guy Baker was selected coach of the year by the American Water Polo Coaches Assn.

Clark was a first-team All-American with UCLA's Oliver Will and Dan Hackett. Pepperdine's Henry Rabello made the second team and Wave goalie Peter Schuler received honorable mention.

The Pepperdine women's swim team (1-3) will compete Saturday and Sunday in the UC Irvine Invitational.

The leading swimmer for the Waves has been freshman Evy Wild, who has set school records in the 100-meter and 200 freestyle events.

Several players from the Pepperdine men's and women's tennis teams will compete in the National Collegiate Tennis tournament that begins Jan. 9 and ends Jan. 12 at the Radisson Hotel in Palm Springs.

The Pepperdine men's volleyball team will open the season by playing host to UC San Diego at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at Firestone Fieldhouse.

The Waves, 13-9 last season, are led by All-American middle blocker Tom Sorenson.

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