Adrianna Davies and Nick Blanchard are the Waves' top runners.
Pepperdine will be hosting the event for the first time in school history. Admission is free.
Photos of the Waves' runners in action in Alumni Park in Malibu at the conference meet.
Photos of the Pepperdine Invitational, held in Alumni Park, taken by Jeff Golden, Stephen Wandzura and Roger Horne.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Honeoye Falls (N.Y.)-Lima High School in 2013 ... Ran three years of varsity cross country and two years of varsity track ... Team won league and section championships in 2011 and placed second at the state meet ... Also lettered in Nordic skiing ... Was an AP Scholar with honors.
PERSONAL: Born in Houston, Texas ... Son of David and Cecilia Lawlor ... Has one sister, Marie ... A cousin, William, also attended Pepperdine ... Planning to major in either biology or biochemistry ... Chose Pepperdine because of "the friendly atmosphere, top-notch academics, lovely Malibu, a fun team and the rigorous classes."
FAVORITES: Enjoys reading, listening to music, eating ice cream, playing the violin and scuba diving ... Lists his sports hero as Jackie Robinson ... Favorites include Nick Symmonds (pro athlete), the New York Yankees (pro sports team), The Fault in Our Stars (book), The Artist (movie), Community (TV show), Childish Gambino (musical artist), mango (food) and Nordic skiing (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "the competitive nature of it."