Elizabeth Coe
Elizabeth  Coe


Fountain Valley, Calif.

High School:
Fountain Valley HS



2010/JUNIOR: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" honors ... Competed at the final three events of the regular season at Bakersfield, Santa Clara and Cal State Fullerton ... Posted a season-best 5K time of 19:42.50 at Bakersfield's Roadrunner Invitational and placed first among all Pepperdine runners (10th overall).

2009/SOPHOMORE: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" honors ... Competed at all seven meets including the WCC and NCAA West Regional Championships ... Pepperdine's No. 3 runner through the final three invitationals of the regular season and at the WCC Championships, where she posted a 6K time of 22:57 ... Finished as the Waves' No. 2 runner at regionals with a 6K mark of 24:08.07 ... Best 5K performance came at the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunner Invitational, placing fourth overall with a season-best time of 18:24.70 ... Finished sixth at the season opening Malibu Oceanside Open with a 5K mark of 20:06.

2008/FRESHMAN: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "gold" standing ... 2008 West Coast Conference Championship (11/1) qualifier ... Completed the WCC Championship 6K course at Crystal Springs in 23:39 and was the Waves' No. 3 runner behind only Chelsea Wishard and Lauren Lodge ... Finished the 6K NCAA West Regional (11/15) course at Stanford in 22:28.00 ... Competed at all six regular season meets and the Kampmann Klassic (10/11) intrasquad exhibition run ... Pepperdine's fifth-fastest runner, and 11th overall (19:36), at the 3-mile Malibu Oceanside Open (8/30) vs. Loyola Marymount ... Finished as the Waves' fourth-fastest competitor at four consecutive invitationals at UC Irvine (9/6), Hawai'i (9/20), Stanford (9/27) and Pepperdine (10/4) ... Placed among the top 20 runners at the 4K Big Wave Invitational and 6K Pepperdine Invitational, where she posted a season best mark of 22:21.26 ... Best Pepperdine showing was a third-place finish (29th overall) at the 5K Bronco Invitational (10/18).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fountain Valley High School in 2008, where she was a four-year varsity letterwinner in track and cross country for head coach Barry Migliorini ... Career bests include a 16:54 in the three-mile run, 5:00 in the 1,600-meter run and a 10:43 in the 3,200-meter run ... Led cross country team to four consecutive Sunset League championships from 2004 to 2007 ... Member of two Sunset League championship track teams in 2005 and 2007 ... Won a CIF Southern Section Championship with her school in 2005 ... Placed 11th with school at the 2004 Nike Team Nationals ... Named All-American as a junior after winning the CIF Division I and Sunset League cross country titles ... Following senior year, was tabbed to the All-Sunset League and (Seniors) All-county first teams ... 2008 Sunset League Track MVP and all-county second team ... Sophomore year was named all-county first team and all-league first team ... Qualified for states as a sophomore in the 3,200 ... Selected to the all-league first team as a freshman ... Voted as school's Best All-Around and Most Athletic ... Earned way onto Principal's Honor Roll four straight years ... Coronet Award Winner in Athletics for 2007 and in social studies in 2008 ... Played soccer during her freshman and sophomore years.

CLUB: Played for the South Coast Soccer Clubs for four years prior to high school.

PERSONAL: Given name is Elizabeth Anne Coe ... Daughter of Ed and Lori Coe ... Has a sister, Molly, and a younger brother, Michael ... Uncle, Kevin Short, is a Pepperdine alumni ... Majoring in psychology with plans to become an art therapist ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of "the location, the study-abroad program, the small school benefits and the opportunity to be part of an exciting, up-and-coming running program" ... Her most thrilling moments in sports were "winning state my junior year, having my team qualify for Nike Team Nationals, and setting a personal record at Masters to make it to states in the 3200" ... Lists Crystal Reed as her biggest sports hero because "she is talented, tough ... was a kind teammate and a smart racer" ... Says Christine Babcock and Jordan Hasay are the toughest people she has competed against in her sport.

FAVORITES: Favorite hobbies include reading, drawing, painting, sewing and knitting ... Loves cross country because "it takes individual toughness, both mental and physical, and brings people together as a team" ... Favorite book is Stargirl ...Favorite movie is Pride and Prejudice ... Favorite TV show is Gilmore Girls ... Favorite musical artist is The Killers ... Favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip.

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