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Separated by 19.1 miles of scenic coastline, longtime crosstown adversaries Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine have come together in an effort to boost their decades-long rivalry with the creation of the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) Cup.

The series serves as an annual scorecard for the NCAA-sponsored athletic contests between the Lions and Waves, and challenges each institution to rise above the other within the West Coast Conference.

LMU and Pepperdine are represented by 13 of their intercollegiate athletic teams through both regular and postseason competitions over the course of the academic calendar.

One point is awarded for both home and neutral-site wins, including conference championships; however, 1.5 points is earned for road victories.

Teams scheduled to compete head-to-head during the regular season include baseball, men's and women's basketball, women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, women's volleyball, sand volleyball and men's water polo. The winner of the baseball series will receive one point, rather than each game counting separately.

For men's and women's cross country and men's golf, the point will be awarded on the basis of overall finish at their respective WCC postseason championships.

The university with the highest point total accumulated throughout the year will be named PCH Cup champion and awarded the PCH Cup.

Points will be awarded as follows:
1 point for a home victory
1.5 points for a road victory
1 point for a neutral site victory
.5 point for a tie

2017-18 PCH Challenge Cup Standings
Date Sport Venue Final Score/Finish LMU Pepperdine
Sep. 17 Men's Water Polo Malibu, Calif. #8 Pepperdine 12, #18 LMU 4 -- 1
Sep. 23 Women's Volleyball Los Angeles, Calif. Pepperdine 3, LMU 1 -- 1.5
Oct. 8 Women's Soccer Los Angeles, Calif. Pepperdine 1, LMU 0 -- 1.5
Oct. 27 Women's Cross Country WCC Championships LMU 3rd, PEP 10th 1 --
Oct. 27 Men's Cross Country WCC Championships LMU 6th, PEP 8th 1 --
Nov. 18 Women's Volleyball Malibu, Calif. LMU 3, Pepperdine 1 1.5 --
Jan. 12-13 Swimming Los Angeles, Calif. Session 1 - PEP 110, LMU 109
Session 2 - LMU 144.5, PEP 141.5
Session 3 - LMU 134, PEP 123
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Jan. 25 Women's Basketball Los Angeles, Calif. LMU 75, Pepperdine 60 1 --
Jan. 25 Men's Basketball Malibu, Calif. Pepperdine 71, LMU 70 -- 1
Feb. 10 Women's Basketball Malibu, Calif. Pepperdine 85, LMU 74 -- 1
Feb. 10 Men's Basketball Los Angeles, Calif. LMU 85, Pepperdine 79 1 --
Mar. 22 Beach Volleyball Northridge, Calif. -- --
Mar. 24 Men's Tennis Los Angeles, Calif. -- --
Mar. 24 Women's Tennis Malibu, Calif. -- --
Mar. 23-25 Baseball Los Angeles, Calif. -- --
Mar. 31 Beach Volleyball Malibu, Calif. -- --
Apr. 16-18 Men's Golf WCC Championships -- --
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PCH Cup History


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