Pepperdine Men’s Volleyball Splits Match

Matt Tarantino

No. 12 Pepperdine split a two-match bout against No. 5 Hawaii on Jan. 15-16. The Waves defeated the Rainbow Warriors in a straight-set victory on Friday, only to fall 3-1 one day later. 

Senior Matt Tarantino led the Waves in both matches, posting 13 kills in 16 attempts on Friday and a career-high 16 kills on Saturday. The matches marked the beginning of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference play for the Waves.