Courtney Rolando
Courtney  Rolando

Longmont, Colo.

High School:
Silver Creek HS




PEPPERDINE TRACK 2011: Posted the Waves best performance in the 800m with a time of 2:23.22 recorded at the Cal Poly Invitational ... Additional season bests included a mark of 4:52.80 in the 1500m.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2010: Did not compete.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2009: Did not compete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Silver Creek High School in 2008, where she was a four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country and track and field for head coach Barb Keith ... Career best marks include a 19:47 in the 5K, a 5:17.7 in the 1,600-meter run and a 2:22 in the 800 ... Four-time All-Northern Colorado conference first team selection for track and field ... Three-time all-conference first team selection for cross country ... Made the all-conference second team as a freshman ... 1,600 regional champion as a senior ... Lettered in ice hockey and helped lead team to a state title and a Rocky Mountain District Championship ... Four-time Academic All-State first team honoree ... Named Most Outstanding AP English Student ... Received the President's Education Award and the Principal Scholar Award.

PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Susie Rolando ... Has an older brother, Justin ... Majoring in advertising ... Played girls ice hockey for nine years ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "the outstanding academic reputation and the overall atmosphere of the university" ... Says her most thrilling moment in sports was "scoring the game-winning goal for ice hockey in our 2008 district championship game with 20 seconds left" ... Lists `Pistol' Pete Maravich as her biggest sports hero because "he put every free second he had into bettering himself at basketball and knew he could always do something more."

FAVORITES: Favorite hobbies include playing ice hockey and listening to music ... Loves cross country because "I love knowing that you will get out exactly what you put in" ... Favorite pro athlete is Jeremy Wariner ... Favorite pro team is the Colorado Avalanche ... Favorite book is Rant by Chuck Palahniuk ... Favorite movie is Dodgeball ... Favorite TV show is South Park ... Favorite musical artist is Third Eye Blind ... Favorite food is steak and favorite ice cream flavor is Ben & Jerry's Phish Food.

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