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).