PEPPERDINE 2012: Appeared in two meets as a freshman ... Ran the 100 meters, with a season-best time of 13.46 at Westmont (2/18).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Trabuco Hills High School, located in Mission Viejo, Calif., in 2011 ... Ran two years on the varsity ... Was a team captain in both track and tennis ... Was on the principal's honor roll her final three years.
PERSONAL: Born in Orange County ... Daughter of Lesa Naso and Vic Watterson ... Has three siblings, Jonathon, Zachary and Jake ... Majoring in pre-med/biology ... Chose Pepperdine because "it encompasses all the aspects of a college that I would feel at home with and that would give me the best education and opportunities."
FAVORITES: Enjoys going to the beach, reading, writing, attending sporting events and concerts and serving in children's ministry ... Favorites include Jodi Picoult and Nicholas Sparks (authors), America's Next Top Model, Say Yes to the Dress and Chopped (TV shows), Italian (food) and tennis (sport other than track) ... Enjoys running because "it's a way for me to think and to feel a sense of freedom, it brings teammates closer together and forms a family, and it keeps me in shape."