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Lindsay Sheaffer
Lindsay  Sheaffer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Mid-Distance

Experience:
1V

01/20/2016

Track 2016 Season Outlook

The women's squad will compete in indoor track for the first time in program history.

07/22/2014

77 Waves Earn WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Status

More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.

07/07/2014

2013-14 Pepperdine Athletics Year in Review

The school year was highlighted by sand volleyball's national championship and baseball's postseason run.

04/12/2014

Track Team Competes at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Next week's meet at Long Beach State will be the final race for the entire team.

04/05/2014

Three Pepperdine Runners in Action Saturday at Cal/Nevada

Lisa Santroch and Lindsay Sheaffer improved their times on the Waves' all-time lists.

03/31/2014

Track at Ben Brown Invitational (3/15/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves at the Cal State Fullerton-hosted event.

03/31/2014

Track at Westmont (2/22/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' season opening meet vs. Westmont and UC Santa Barbara.

ACADEMIC AWARDS: WCC All-Academic honorable mention as a sophomore and junior ... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors in 2013-14 and 2014-15 ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete in 2013-14 and 2014-15.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2015: Did not run track as a sophomore.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014: Competed at seven meets as a freshman ... Broke the school record in the 800 meters twice -- running 2:19.34 at Westmont (2/22) and 2:17.29 at Ben Brown (3/15) -- before it was broken again by Stasia Demick ... Improved her 800 time again at Pomona-Pitzer (4/12) in 2:17.23 ... Was the team's top runner in the 1,500 meters with a season-best time of 4:43.03 (Cal/Nevada Collegiate Championship, 4/5) ... On Pepperdine's all-time top-five lists, ranks #2 in the 800 meters and #3 in the 1,500 meters ... Won the 800 at Westmont and was fifth at Ben Brown, and was second in the 1,500 at Riverside CC (3/8) ... Was also part of the school-record-setting 4x800-meter relay team that ran 9:48.41 and won its race at Savannah State (3/1).

PEPPERDINE XC 2015: Competed at five of the seven meets as a junior ... Was the team's #3 runner her first four appearances and then the #2 runner at the 6k WCC Championships (23:13.8) ... Best 5k was 18:15.9 at the Capital Cross Challenge.

PEPPERDINE XC 2014: Ran at five of the six meets during a strong sophomore season ... Was Pepperdine's top runner at the Highlander Invitational and was the #2 runner the other four times ... Finished in 12th place overall with a season-best 5k time of 18:10.3 at the Highlander Invitational ... Had a season-best 6k time of 21:33.3 at the WCC Championships.

PEPPERDINE XC 2013: Ran at five meets as a freshman ... Was the Waves' top runner at the Titan Invitational ... Was sixth on the team at both the WCC Championships and NCAA West Regional ... Best 6k time was 22:32 at the NCAA West Regional and best 5k was 18:37.7 at the Titan Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Jesuit High School, located in Portland, Ore., in 2013 ... Ran four years of varsity cross country and four years of varsity track ... Was all-state 6A third team in cross country as a junior ... Earned All-Metro League honors in cross country as a senior and junior ... Made the All-Metro League in track as a freshman and junior ... Ranks in the school's top 10 in the 400 and 800 meters ... School won 6A state championships in cross country (2009 and 2010) and track (2011 and 2012) ... Was an academic all-state selection and was on the honor roll.

PERSONAL: Born in Portland, Ore. ... Daughter of Todd and April Sheaffer ... Has three siblings: Allison, William and Gabriel ... Majoring in business administration ... Volunteered at the Portland Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter, during summer 2014 ... Also worked as an accounting intern for Western Pacific Building Materials during summer 2014 ... Chose Pepperdine because of the "beautiful location, superb academics, outstanding athletics, the University's commitment to Christian values and a personal sense of belonging every time I set foot on campus."

FAVORITES: Enjoys playing tennis and soccer, mock trials, traveling, camping and backpacking ... Favorites include Roger Federer (pro athlete), Portland Timbers (pro sports team), Unbroken (book), Step Brothers (movie), The Office (TV show), The Head and the Heart (musical artist), frozen yogurt (food) and tennis (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "I love the culture associated with running, centered around a team all working toward a common objective or goal. I love that if you are willing to put in the time and the hours when no else may be watching, that you will always come out the other side as a stronger athlete than you were before."

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