Q&A with Pepperdine coach Dunphy on 2015 season, non-conference scheduling

Hall of Fame coach Marv Dunphy isn’t putting any value in preseason expectations — even if they are high for his Pepperdine team.

Dunphy said in a recent interview with Off the Block that he is more focused on replacing player from last year’s Co-MPSF regular season championship team than preseason discussions about the possibility of Pepperdine winning the NCAA title.

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St. Francis to open 2015 season on road vs. UC Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara and St. Francis will both open the upcoming season with a first in their programs’ histories.

St. Francis as part of recently unveiling its 2015 regular season schedule announced it will play its season-opener on the road against UC Santa Barbara in the first meeting between the two teams.
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Pepperdine to open season on road vs. new program North Greenville

No one will accuse North Greenville coach Fred Battenfield of creating an easy start to the season for his first-year program.

North Greenville announced Wednesday that it will open its inaugural season with back-to-back non-conference matches against the NCAA championship contenders Pepperdine.

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