Pepperdine Dedicates Marv Dunphy Volleyball Court
President Andrew Benton and Director of Athletics Steve Potts dedicated the Marv Dunphy Volleyball Court in honor of Head Coach Emeritus Marv Dunphy.
MALIBU, Calif. – The Pepperdine men’s volleyball team fell in four sets to UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night in Firestone Fieldhouse after 28-26, 21-25, 25-22 and 25-23 final set scores.
|Marv Dunphy VOLLEYBALL COURT|
|WAVES VS. GAUCHOS|
|PEPPERDINE ATTACK BY SET|
1. 12-5-28 (.250)
2. 8-5-21 (.143)
3. 12-6-29 (.207)
4. 6-10-24 (-.167)
TOTAL: 38-26-102 (.118)
|UC SANTA BARBARA ATTACK BY SET|
1. 13-8-32 (.156)
2. 11-8-28 (.107)
3. 15-3-35 (.343)
4. 13-6-28 (.250)
TOTAL: 52-25-123 (.220)
The opposition worked ahead early in the second set towards a 14-7 lead, but Pepperdine closed the gap and tie things up with an 8-1 run courtesy of blocks from Clay Carr. After a few back and forth points, the Waves put the set away on a strong service performance from Robert Mullahey and a final block from Jack Cole and Harriman.
UCSB came out strong again in the third set and the Waves were unable to come back this time. After a 13-10 lead in the middle of the set, the opposition stayed three-points ahead throughout for a 25-22 set win to pull ahead 2-1.
In the fourth and final set, Pepperdine gained the early advantage with kills from Harriman and Noah Dyer en route to a 16-13 lead. The Gauchos were able to close the gap on a 3-0 run of their own and continued on towards a 25-23 final set score.