Eighteen student-athletes received recognition this season.
Photos by Kyle Terada of the WCC and by Steve Froebe of the Waves at the Plantes Ferry Sports Stadium in Spokane, Wash.
Jeff Golden and Ron Hall's photos of the cross country meet vs. CSUN and CSU Bakersfield in Alumni Park.
ACADEMIC AWARDS: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete in 2014-15.
PEPPERDINE XC 2014: Did not compete at any meets as a freshman due to injury.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2015: Ran at two meets as a freshman ... Ran the 1,500 at the Cunningham Track Classic (3/7) in 5:16.60, as well as the 5,000 in 20:05.05 ... Ran the mile at Westmont (2/21) in 5:46.31.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fountain Valley (Calif.) High School in 2014 ... Ran three years each of varsity cross country and varsity track ... Made the All-Sunset League first team in cross country as a junior and senior, and was all-county second team as a junior ... Best times were 17:49 at the Dana Hills Invitational and 18:35 at the Mt. SAC Invitational ... In track, earned all-league honors in the 3,200 meters as a junior ... A National Merit finalist.
PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Mitch Stark and Camilla Stark ... Has three siblings: Valerie, Nicola and Aaron ... Plans on majoring in biology.
FAVORITES: Favorites include Tirunesh Dibaba (pro athlete), City of Bones (book), Tangled (movie), The Big Bang Theory (TV show), salad or pasta (food) and soccer (sport other than running).