Photos taken of Pepperdine's men's and women's XC teams at the annual XC Championships at Crystal Springs.
2010/FRESHMAN: Missed most of the season due to injury, but did compete at the WCC Championships where he posted an 8K time of 31.24 ... Raced at the season's first two invitationals hosted by Pepperdine and UC Irvine ... Recorded his best 8K of the year (28:30) at UCI and was 10th overall at the 5K Malibu Oceanside Open (17:21.36).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated sixth in his class in 2010 from Loveland High School where he was a four-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Scott Sears ... Career best marks include 16:53 (5K), 4:35 (1600m), 9:56 (3200m) ... Fort Ancient Valley Conference first team all-conference selection in track and cross country ... Won conference titles at the 2010 meet in the 4x800m and 3200m ... Was school's Runner of the Year in 2009-10 ... Left school sharing its varsity record in the 4x1600m relay (18:57) ... Named Edward Jones Loveland Player of the Month ... Received Ohio State/Honda Math Award.
PERSONAL: Given name is Charles Wilson Fisher ... Goes by Wil ... Born in Memphis and raised in Loveland, Ohio ... Son of Libby and Charlie Fisher ... Plays bass guitar ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for its support network, international programs, connections to graduate schools and breathtaking location.
FAVORITES: Derek Jeter (pro athlete) ... New York Yankees (pro team) ... Aesop's Fables (book) ... The Truman Show (Movie) ... The Simpsons (TV show) ... 311 (musical artist) ... Steak (food) ... Hobbies include music, geocaching, watching baseball, playing frisbee and going to movies.