Aneasha Lawrence
Aneasha  Lawrence

Simi Valley, Calif.

High School:
Village Christian HS





Waves Get 2015 Track Season Underway at Westmont

Pepperdine's next meet is March 6-7 at the Cunningham Track Classic in Las Vegas.


Sheaffer Sets 800-Meter Record in First Track Meet of Season

The Waves' second meet is at the Savannah State Relays in Georgia next weekend.


Pepperdine Athletics 2011-12 Year in Review

Eighteen student-athletes earned All-American honors and 51 were all-conference.


Sixty-Three Waves Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

The nine WCC schools put a total of 1,093 student-athletes on the list from the 13 sports that the conference sponsors, which is another new conference record.


Three Pepperdine Runners In Action at Mt. Sac, Cal State L.A.

The next event on Pepperdine's schedule is the Occidental Invitational on Saturday, May 5.


Track at Northridge Invitational (3/17/2012)

From a rainy day in Northridge, photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura of the Waves in action.

PEPPERDINE 2012: Set school records in the 800 meters and one mile during her senior season ... Also was part of the 1600-meter sprint medley relay team that set a school record ... Ran 2:19.46 in the 800 at San Francisco State (4/6), beating Chelsea Wishard's 2008 record by .24 of a second ... Ran the mile in 5;15.18 at Westmont (2/18), breaking a record last set in 2007 by Brianna Carroll ... Competed at eight events in all ... Also ran the 1,500 meters at Cal State Northridge (3/17) in 4:46.19.

PEPPERDINE 2011: Individual season bests as a junior included a time of 4:48.14 in the 1500m and 2:29.60 in the 800m.

PEPPERDINE 2010: Did not compete in track as a sophomore.

PEPPERDINE 2009: As a freshman, was Pepperdine's second fastest runner to teammate Lauren Lodge in the 800-meter run, posting a season best of 2:24.55 at the Cal State Northridge Relays (3/14) ... Placed third in this event at West Coast Track Challenge (2/28) ... Additional season bests included a 20:35.06 in the 5K.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Village Christian School, located in Sun Valley, Calif., in 2008 ... A four-year letterwinner for head coach Fred Largent ... Placed second in the 800-meter run at the Alpha League Championships in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... Career best marks include a 5:32 in the 1,600-meter run and a 2:29 in the 800 ... Three-year CIF prelim competitor ... Two-time recipient of team's Coaches Award ... Member of school's varsity dance team and competed in San Diego, Las Vegas, Florida and Hollywood's Kodak Theater ... Named to Silver Honor Roll in her junior year.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Anne Lawrence ... Has a younger brother, Alex ... Majoring in industrial and organizational psychology ... Was a foreign exchange student in Tasmania, Australia during the first semester of her senior year of high school ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for "its mission of high academic standards as well as high morals" ... Lists her most thrilling sports moment as the time she ran her best time of the season in the 800 with only one shoe on.

FAVORITES: Favorite hobbies include traveling, dancing and reading ... Loves cross country because "how well a person does is not based upon the referees or the ability of the coach to form plays, but about how hard a person is willing to work in order to succeed" ... Favorite pro athlete is Lance Armstrong because "even though he battled cancer, he didn't allow that to stop him from excelling in the things he loved to do" ... Favorite book is The Great Gatsby... Favorite movies are The Terminal, Dumb & Dumber and Nacho Libre ... Favorite TV Show is Ugly Betty ... Favorite musical artists are Coldplay and the Red Hot Chili Peppers ... Favorite food is grapefruit and favorite ice cream flavor is biscotti espresso.

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