ACADEMIC AWARDS: Named WCC All-Academic honorable mention (XC) as a junior ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" honors in 2010-11 ... Was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete in both 2010-11 and 2011-12.
PEPPERDINE XC 2013: After switching from soccer to cross country, had an impressive first season as a junior ... Ran in six meets and was in the Waves' top five in five of them ... Was second on the team and 10th overall at the Mark Covert Classic ... Best 6k time was 22:10.4 at the Bronco Invitational.
PEPPERDINE SOCCER: Appeared in two matches during the 2012 season ... Did not play in any games during the 2011 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Shorewood High School, located in Shoreline, Wash., in 2011 ... Lettered in track for three years and set the school record in the 2k steeplechase ... Made it to the district finals each of her three years in the 800 and 1,600 meters ... Played four years of varsity soccer and was named to the All-Wesco team three times ... Was the school's valedictorian and twice earned the President's Volunteer Service Award.
PERSONAL: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... Daughter of Jim and Connie Santroch ... Has two siblings, Eric and Kristin ... Her second cousins are Olympic medalists Eric and Beth Heiden ... Majoring in accounting with a minor in sports medicine... Co-President of Pepperdine's SAAC in 2013-14 ... Has done two mission trips to Tijuana, Mexico, to build houses and serve at a Vacation Bible School ... During summer 2012, was an intern in the communications department for Habitat for Humanity in Buenos Aires, Argentina ... During summer 2013, worked at Lululemon Athletica and was an intern in The Cheesecake Factory's internal audit department ... Has done triathlons since the age of 12 and has won her age group six times ... Chose Pepperdine because "it is an academically acclaimed school centered around Christian values."
FAVORITES: Enjoys "anything and everything outdoors as long as it's sunny" ... Favorites include Lolo Jones (pro athlete), Seattle Sounders (pro sports team), The Screwtape Letters (book), The Blind Side (movie), Friends and The Bachelorette (TV shows), Taylor Swift, Kip Moore, One Republic and B.o.B. (musical artists), apple pie (food) and soccer (sport other than running).