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Divine Adesida
Divine Adesida

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Alhambra, Calif.

High School:
Alhambra HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
1 VL

2011/FRESHMAN: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Individual season bests included a 13.61 (100m), 26.03 (200m) and 1:02.40 (400m) ... Recorded a 50.79 with the 4x100-meter relay and a 4:18.33 with the 4x400m team ... Ran first leg for a 800m sprint medley that posted a time of 1:54.17 at the Northridge Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2010 from Alhambra High School, where she was a four-year varsity letterwinner in the 100, 200 and 400 for head coach Tim Bruder ... Career best marks include a 58.1 in the 400m, 24.4 in the 200m and 12.7 in the 100m ... Four-year team MVP and Diablo Valley and Foothills Athletic League All-League Athlete ... Made the school's Principal and Vice Principal Honor Rolls all four years.

PERSONAL: Given name is Divine T. Adesida ... Born in Benin City, Nigeria ... Major is undeclared ... Daughter of Gbenga and Immaculate Adeside ... High school teammate of Wave freshman Jesse Aston ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "this was where the Lord wanted me to be."

FAVORITES: Hilli Gibersolase (sports hero) ... Rock climbing and hiking (sports other than track) ... The Bible and The Kite Runner (books) ... Psych and House (TV shows) ... Hobbies include reading, walking to the beach and watching Disney movies.

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