Nine Pepperdine runners competed at Long Beach State's event at Cerritos College.
The Waves' next meet is in two weeks at the Beach Invitational.
Hannah Turpin broke a seven-year-old record in the 400-meter hurdles.
Pepperdine's fourth meet of the season is next weekend at UC Irvine.
Pepperdine runs again next Saturday at Cal State Fullerton.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves at Cal State Fullerton's track meet.
Jeff Golden's photo of the Waves at the season-opening meet against Westmont and UC Santa Barbara.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves at the Cal State Fullerton-hosted event.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' season opening meet vs. Westmont and UC Santa Barbara.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2015: Ran at all seven meets as a sophomore ... Established a school record in the 400 meters, a 51.82 at the Ben Brown Invitational (3/14) ... Also ran the 800 meters multiple times, with a best of 1:56.31 at Pomona-Pitzer (4/4) ... Was part of the 4x400 relay team that set a school record at Pomona-Pitzer.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014: Competed at all nine meets as a freshman ... Was the team's top performer in the 800 meters, and had a best of 1:56.72 at Westmont (2/22) ... Also had a season-best time in the 400 meters of 52.42 at Savannah State (3/1), where he placed fourth out of 21 competitors ... Personal-best time in the 1,500 meters was 4:14.43 (Cal Poly, 3/29).
PEPPERDINE XC 2014: Ran in five meets as a sophomore ... Best 8k was 27:16.0 at the WCC Preview Meet.
PEPPERDINE XC 2013: Ran at six meets as a freshman ... Best 8k time was 27:01.4 at the Bronco Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Brother Rice High School, located in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., in 2013 ... Ran four years of varsity cross country and four years of varsity track ... Earned all-state honors in the indoor 800 meters as a junior and senior ... Was all-county in the 800 as a junior and all-league as a sophomore.
CLUB: Ran for the Motor City Track Club from the ages of 14-18 ... Was an AAU Junior Olympics All-American in the 1,500 meters, 3,000 meters and 4x800.
PERSONAL: Born in Detroit, Mich. ... Son of Tabb and Deanna Wile ... Has five siblings: Anthony, Christian, Ashley, Dominick and Gianni ... Anthony and Ashley ran track at Loyola-Chicago ... Majoring in marketing ... Chose Pepperdine because "I believe Pepperdine is the school that will shape me into the man I want to become."
FAVORITES: Enjoys outdoor activities and watching football and basketball ... Lists his sports hero as Kobe Bryant ... Favorites include Drew Brees (pro athlete), Detroit Lions (pro sports team), The Giver (book), Warrior (movie), Dexter (TV show), Drake (musical artist), pasta (food) and basketball (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "the race is completely in your hands."