Syrii Daniel
Syrii  Daniel

Yucaipa, Calif.

High School:
Yucaipa HS





Track Team Competes at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Next week's meet at Long Beach State will be the final race for the entire team.


Track Teams Run at Cal Poly Invitational

Next week's meet is the Cal/Nevada Collegiate Championships in La Jolla, Calif.


Lemco, 4x800 Relay Team Highlight Track Team in Georgia

Elle Lemco won the women's 5,000 meters by nearly two minutes.


Track 2014 Season Preview

The season begins Saturday at Westmont.


Dozens of Student-Athletes Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

59 of Pepperdine's student-athletes that compete in the WCC had at least a 3.0 GPA.


Track at Ben Brown Invitational (3/15/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves at the Cal State Fullerton-hosted event.


Track at Westmont (2/22/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' season opening meet vs. Westmont and UC Santa Barbara.

ACADEMICS: Named a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete as a sophomore.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014: Competed at six meets as a sophomore ... Season-best times were 12.85 in the 100 meters (Westmont, 2/22), 26.23 in the 200 (Cal Poly, 3/29) and 1:03.44 in the 400 (Cal Poly, 3/29).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013: Ran in all eight track meets as a freshman ... Had the team's best times of the year in the 100 and 200 meters ... Her 25.88 in the 200 at Cal State L.A. (4/6) puts her #3 on Pepperdine's all-time top five ... Her 12.70 in the 100 at Cal State L.A. (4/6) puts her #4 on Pepperdine's all-time top five ... Also ran the 400 once (62.48 at North Florida on 3/1) ... Was part of the school-record-setting 4x400 relay team that went 4:01.38 at Pomona-Pitzer (4/13) ... Was also a mainstay on the 4x100 relay team.

PEPPERDINE XC 2012: Appeared in one meet as a freshman ... Ran a 24:50.5 in the 5k at the UC Riverside Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Yucaipa (Calif.) High School in 2012 ... Ran four years of track ... Set a school record in the 200 meters (24.92) ... Was All-Citrus Belt League in the 400 meters as a senior, in the long jump as a junior and in the 200 meters as a sophomore ... Team won the Citrus Belt League title in 2012 ... Also lettered in soccer.

PERSONAL: Born in Redlands, Calif. ... Daughter of Tom and Cindy Daniel ... Has six siblings: Lita, Justin, Mike, Dan, Sam and Trak ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "it felt like home and everything appealed to me: the atmosphere, the academics, the location, the coaching staff."

FAVORITES: Favorites include Mia Hamm (pro athlete), Boston Red Sox (pro sports team), The Last Song (book), The Notebook (movie), Pretty Little Liars (TV show), Taylor Swift (musical artist) and soccer (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "the competitive nature, and how that it's completely individual for the most part but it still comes together to be a team sport."

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