Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves in action at UC Irvine.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013: Ran at seven of eight track meets as a junior ... Saw most of her action in the 1,500 meters, running it six times with a best of 6:03.97 at Northridge (3/16) ... Also ran the 800 meters (2:57.02 at North Florida on 3/1) and mile (6:47.93 at Westmont on 2/16) one time each.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2012: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Ran the 800 meters and the 1,500 meters as a sophomore ... Posted a 3:00.56 in the 800 (North Florida, 3/2) and a 6:14.59 in the 1,500 (Pomona-Pitzer, 4/14).
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2011: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Individual season bests as a freshman included a 2:57.83 in the 800m and a 6:20.59 in the 1500m.
PEPPERDINE XC 2012: Named to the WCC All-Academic honorable mention squad ... Made her cross country debut as a junior ... Competed at three meets ... Best time in the 5k was 25:58.5 at the Titan Invitational.
PEPPERDINE XC 2011: Did not run cross country as a sophomore.
PEPPERDINE XC 2010: Did not run cross country as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Granada High School, located in Livermore, Calif., in 2009 ... Graduated with honors ... A two-year varsity letterwinner in the 800m and 1600m for head coach Noel Mattern ... Career best marks include a 3:05 in the 800m and 6:40 in the 1600m ... Helped lead junior varsity cross country team to the 2008 East Bay Athletic League championship ... Four-time North Coast Section Scholar-Athlete ... Competed on the junior varsity swimming team during her freshman and sophomore years.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Gatos, Calif. ... Daughter of John and Anna Buyer ... Sister to Emily and Rachel ... Chemistry major ... Can play the piano by ear ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because its a small Christian school with a good science program.
FAVORITES: Michael Phelps (pro athlete) ... San Francisco Giants (pro sports team) ... The Bible (book) ... Friends and So You Think You Can Dance (TV shows) ... Rascal Flatts (musical artists) ... Pasta (food) ... Swimming (sport besides running).