The school records set today increases the number set by Pepperdine this season to nine overall.
Lauren Lodge has run four races in 2012 and set a school record in each one of them (also setting new marks in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters).
The women's squad consists of 12 returners and 10 newcomers.
From a rainy day in Northridge, photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura of the Waves in action.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Competed at six meets as a senior ... Ran the 1,500 meters five times and the mile once ... Had a season-best time of 4:53.92 in the 1,500 at Pomona-Pitzer (4/14).
PEPPERDINE 2011: Lone appearance as a junior was in the 1500m run at the North Florida Invitational and finished the course in 5:19.97.
PEPPERDINE 2010: Did not compete in track as a sophomore.
PEPPERDINE 2009: Did not compete in track as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Torrey Pines High School, located in San Diego, Calif., in 2008 ... A three-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Brent Thorne ... Career best marks include an 18:40 in the 5K, a 16:30 in the 2.75-mile run and an 11:20 in the 3,200-meter run ... Guided team to three-straight CIF San Diego Section Championships from 2005 to 2007 ... Won two Palomar League titles in 2006 and 2007 ... Was on the runner-up team at the 2006 State Division I Championships ... In 2006, posted the nation's second fastest time in the medley relay, which held up as the 12th fastest time ever recorded on the Morley Field CIF course ... Team MVP ...Three-year All-CIF and all-league selection ... Received the Most Dedicated Athlete Award following her senior year ... Received the Most Outstanding Athlete Award as a junior ... Two-time San Diego Hall of Champions honoree ... San Diego Tribune Scholar Athlete in 2006 and 2007 ... Torrey Pines Scholar Athlete ... Named to the Far West Ski Team Academic Honor Roll.
NATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Traveled around the country competing in national and international alpine ski races ... Attained a #5 national ranking and #70 world ranking in the Slalom in 2005 ... Member of the Far West Junior Olympic Team from 2003 to 2005 and part of the Far West National Team in 2005 ... Reached a #1 USSA Far West ranking in the slalom during the 2004-05 season ... Qualified for 2005 J1/J2 nationals ... Two-time National Development System selection.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Wayne and Vicki Prim ... Has two brothers, Will and Miles, and a sister, Summer ... English major ... Home schooled from third grade to sophomore year of high school ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "I loved the friendly and welcoming atmosphere when I arrived on campus for the very first time" ... Lists her most thrilling moment in sports as "going to nationals for ski racing as one of the youngest ski racers in the nation and being surrounded by some of the world's best skiers" ... Says U.S. ski team member Kiley Staples is the toughest person she has competed against in her sport.
FAVORITES: Favorite hobbies outside cross country include baking cakes, shopping and going to the beach ... Loves cross country because of "the competition and the amazing feeling of such accomplishment after races" ... Favorite pro athlete is Maria Sharapova ... Favorite book is Dream When You're Feeling Blue ... Favorite movies are Across The Universe and The Princess Bride ... Favorite foods are desserts.