What is willies favourite sport to cheer on. Official page of the pepperdine university mascot willie the wave.
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Willie the wave pepperdine. 0 comment september 12 2018 by austin hall. How does willie pump up a low energy crowd. Willie the wave cultivate school spirit.
Does willie ever feel low on energy. The pepperdine waves are the athletics teams of pepperdine university located outside the city of malibu californiathey compete at the division i level of the ncaathe school is a member of the west coast conference for the majority of its programs. Present day willie is bedecked in a blue and white floral shirt orange shorts a pair of orange flip flop sandals and a tidal wave of school spirit.
Rather than selecting the same willie the wave attire featured in the past the department partnered with the universitys mascot vendor to create a more modern costume using updated technology fabrics and other essential materials. The characters behind the mask bring magic the cool factor and maximum energy to make for a dynamic pepperdine mascot. Blue and orange madness 2017 basketball showcase.
The first rendition of willie went to the wayside. Our own willie the wave while cheeky and appropriate for our ocean side vista sometimes looks like a washed up surfer dude from the late 80s. Willie loves all pepperdine sports but he feels most at home when cheering on beach volleyball.
Willie always brings high energy to any atmosphere. Dive into the pepperdine riptide rally crew. Pepperdine university was recently ranked by the sears cup as having the most successful athletic program for non football division i schools.
Willie the wave 1952 1996 willie the wave started appearing at george pepperdine college sporting events in 1952. But when pepperdine moved from los angeles to malibu in 1972 pepperdine introduced the second rendition of willie the wave to students. Alysha tsuji art arthur puu athletics baseball basketball california college convocation crime culture currents magazine department of public safety dps dps reports film food g news graphic health international programs julia naman kyle cajero life and arts los angeles malibu mens basketball music news peau porotesano pepperdine pepperdine.
Plans to redesign willie the wave began in spring 2017 when pepperdine athletics administrators decided to order a new mascot costume as a result of wear and tear. Still whether he looks like the unaired doped smurf or a rejected pokémon design. Willie is a multifaceted part of the university just like the students he supports and represents.
A fresh take through satire. And the fact that he dons a hawaiian shirt and wears sunglasses indoors certainly does not help. Willie the wave returned to pepperdine on october 21 2006 at madness entourage at firestone fieldhouse.
Willies energy is always at high tide. The latest tweets from willie the wave at williethewave.