October Coaches Luncheon
The first PAF Coaches Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, October 9th at Papapavlos Bistro & Bar
and will feature 5 of our Pacific sports including; Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer and Men’s Water Polo. The luncheon will be from 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM and cost $25 per person to attend. All proceeds will benefit the PAF Impact Fund.
The program will be MC’d by Zack Bayrouty and include a short speaking engagement from each of our coaches highlighting their program along with a Q&A session involving our coaches and our student-athletes.
If you are interested in attending, please RSVP online by clicking below, or contact Bri Rodriguez at 209-946-2230 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see the full 2018-19 PAF Coaches Luncheon schedule, click here.
October’s Featured Coaches
Damon Stoudamire – Men’s Basketball
Damon Stoudamire is set to enter his third season as the Pacific head men’s basketball coach. Last season the Tigers finished in a tie for 4th place in the West Coast Conference with an overall record of 14-18 and 9-9 in WCC play.
Key returners include senior, Jahlil Tripp and junior, Roberto Galinat. Tripp was selected to the WCC Second Team last season after averaging 10.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game. Galinat led all Pacific scorers with 15 points per game, including a career high 41 points against San Francisco on February 23.
The Tigers begin the season on the road at Southern Illinois Edwardsville on November 6. Their first game in the Spanos Center is on November 13 against Stanislaus State.
Bradley Davis – Women’s Basketball
Bradley Davis begins his 4th season at the helm of Pacific Women’s Basketball coming off a 15-17 2017-18 campaign. The Tigers advanced to the semi-finals of the WCC Tournament last season for the second time in program history, where they were defeated by San Diego.
The Tigers return senior, Ameela Li, and sophomore, Anaya Brooklyn McDavid. Li earned WCC honorable mention honors last season after averaging 11.9 points per game and ranking 4th in conference with 4.6 assists per game. McDavid was named to the WCC All-Freshman team where she averaged 10.1 points per game and ranked fifth in the conference for field goal percentage with a .508.
Davis and the Tigers begin action on Thursday, November 8 as they take on William Jessup in the Spanos Center.
Ryan Jorden – Men’s Soccer
Ryan Jorden is in his fifth season as head coach of the Pacific men’s soccer program. Last season Jorden led the Tigers back to the NCAA Tournament second round coming up just short of a huge upset as the Tigers took eventual national champions, Stanford, to penalty kicks after playing to a 0-0 tie in regulation and extra time.
The Tigers are currently 6-2-1 on the season and had a historical win last week as they defeated the two-time defending National Champions, Stanford, 1-0 in Palo Alto. The win snapped Stanford’s 21-match win streak and was Pacific’s first win in program history over the Cardinal. Next up the Tigers are on the road at Western Michigan this Sunday.
Kerri Scroope – Women’s Soccer
Kerri Scroope is in her third season as the Pacific women’s soccer head coach. Last season Scroope led the Tigers to four more wins than her first season at the helm and landed Pacific’s first ever player to be selected to the West Coast Conference’s First Team in Alex Hussar.
This season the Tigers are currently 2-7 with wins over New Mexico State and Sacramento State. They will open conference play at home against Pepperdine this Friday night and Loyola Marymount on Sunday afternoon.
James Graham – Men’s Water Polo
James Graham is in his 10th season as head coach of Men’s Water Polo where he has helped build Pacific into one of the nation’s elite programs. Last season the Tigers finished with a national ranking of No. 5, won their first GCC Championship, and advanced to NCAA semi-finals. Graham was named the GCC Men’s Water Polo Coach of the Year.
This season the Tigers are currently 5-4 on the season. They dropped a close match with the top ranked team in the nation in USC on Saturday with a score of 11-8. They look to bounce back against No. 2 UCLA at home on Saturday afternoon.