Megan Doeding
Megan  Doeding


La Crescenta, Calif.

High School:
Crescenta Valley HS




2010 Malibu Oceanside Open

Photographs by Jeff Golden and Zach Prange

2010/SOPHOMORE: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors ... Competed at three events during her sophomore year ... Raced at the season-opening Malibu Oceanside Open, Bakersfield's Roadrunner Invitational and Santa Clara's Bronco Invitational ... Finished second among all Pepperdine runners at Bakersfield (11th overall) with a season-best 5K of 19:50.

2009/FRESHMAN: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commisioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors ... Competed at seven events including the West Coast Conference (10/31) and NCAA West Regional Championships (11/14) ... Finished sixth on Pepperdine at the conference's 6K course at Crystal Springs in 23:42 and was fifth for the Waves at Regionals, clocking a 6K time of 25:02.62 ... Recorded a season best 5K of 18:46.90 at the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunner Invitational (9/26).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2009 from Crescenta Valley High School, where she was a multi-year letterwinner for head coach Mark Evans ... Competed in the 1600, 3200, 3 Mile and 5K ... Career best marks included an 11:34 in 3200 and a 5:23 in the 1600 ... Ran an 18:54 at Mt. SAC, an 18:51 at Woodward Park and 18:15 at Woodbridge ... Three-year scholar athlete ... Has received the "Coach's Award" and was named Most Improved and Outstanding Newcomer ... Helped lead team to three straight Pacific League championships from 2006 to 2008.

PERSONAL: Given name is Megan Leigh Doeding ... Born in Glendale ... Raised in Las Crescenta ... Daughter of Cheryl Doeding ... Sister of Kaylee ... Has made five mission trips to an Indian reservation in Arizona ... Chose Pepperdine, "because it is a Christian School with great academics."

FAVORITES: Hobbies include cake decorating, camping and hiking ... Steve Prefontaine (pro athlete) ... The Secret Life of Bees (book) ... Remember The Titans (movie) ... That 70's Show (TV Show) ... Cheeseburgers (food).

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