Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.
59 of Pepperdine's student-athletes that compete in the WCC had at least a 3.0 GPA.
Jonathan Rahaeuser and Channing Williamson won heats.
Jonathan Rahaeuser, Syrii Daniel and Stasia Demick led the Waves for a second time.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' season opening meet vs. Westmont and UC Santa Barbara.
ACADEMIC AWARDS: WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors in 2015-16 and "bronze" honors in 2012-13 ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete in 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2015-16.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2016 (SR): Did not compete at any indoor or outdoor meets.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2015 (JR): Did not run track this season.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014 (SO): Saw action at two meets ... Ran the 400-meter hurdles both times, with a best of 1:18.36 (UC Irvine, 3/21).
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013 (FR): Ran at three track meets ... Ran the 400 meters three times (best of 65.18 at Cal State L.A. on 4/6) ... Ran the 400-meter hurdles twice (best of 72.30 at the Ben Brown Invitational on 3/9).
PEPPERDINE XC 2015 (SR): Did not appear in any meets.
PEPPERDINE XC 2014 (JR): Did not run cross country this season.
PEPPERDINE XC 2013 (SO): Did not run cross country this season.
PEPPERDINE XC 2012 (FR): Appeared in one race ... Posted a time of 22:02.4 in the 5k at the Titan Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Valor Christian High School, located in Highlands Ranch, Colo., in 2012 ... Ran two years of varsity track and one year of varsity cross country ... Set school records in the 800 meters and 4x400-meter relay ... Earned All-State Academic honorable mention ... Also took part in cheerleading, soccer and equestrian ... Graduated summa cum laude and was part of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born in Albuquerque, N.M. ... Daughter of Kevin and Brawna Henderson ... Has one sibling, Kerrick ... Majoring in media production with a minor in Spanish ... Chose Pepperdine because "I felt called to attend Pepperdine because of the strong integration of faith, the incredible location, the excellent academics and for the opportunity to compete at the Division I level of running."
FAVORITES: Enjoys singing, skiing, horseback riding, watching sports and listening to music ... Favorites include Tim Tebow (pro athlete), the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies (pro sports teams), Something Borrowed (book), Inception (movie), The Big Bang Theory (TV show), Anberlin (musical artist), Mexican (food) and equestrian (sport other than running) ... Favorite things about running are "the feeling I get after completing hard workouts or races. I feel really close to God when i run."