Natasha Hamlin
Natasha  Hamlin

Arcadia, Calif.

High School:
Mayfield Senior School




Dozens of Student-Athletes Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

59 of Pepperdine's student-athletes that compete in the WCC had at least a 3.0 GPA.

PEPPERDINE XC 2012: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... Was on the team for the first time as a junior, but did not run at any meets.

PEPPERDINE XC 2011: Did not run cross country as a sophomore.

PEPPERDINE XC 2010: Did not run cross country as a freshman.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013: Competed at six track meets as a junior ... Ran the 100 meters five times (best of 13.26 at Pomona-Pitzer on 4/13), the 200 meters three times (best of 26.99 at Pomona-Pitzer) and the 400 meters once (65.65 at Cal State L.A. on 4/6).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2012: Ran in seven meets as a sophomore ... Primarily ran the 200 meters, with a season-best time of 27.11 at the Pomona-Pitzer meet (4/14) ... Also ran the 100 once, a 13.54 at North Florida (3/2).

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2011: As a freshman, ran second leg for the 4x100m and 4x200m relays that set varsity records of 48.22 and 1:44.57 at the Pomona-Pitzer and Northridge Invitationals, respectively ... The old records of 49.33 and 1:45.99 had stood since 2009 ... Individual season bests included a 13.21 in the 100m and 27.22 in the 200m ... Ran anchor for the 800 sprint medley that posted a season best of 1:54.17 at Northridge.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mayfield Senior School, located in Pasadena, Calif., in 2010 ... A four-year letterwinner in the sprints, long jump and relays for head coach Eric Sun ... Career best marks include a 13.03 (100m), 26.83 (200m), 1:04.11 (400m) and 16-3/4 (long jump) ... Named Team MVP award as a senior ... Received Coach's Award following her junior year ... Part of a club that won back-to-back league championships in 2009 and 2010 ... Left school holding its records in the 4x100 (1:10.72), 4x200 (1:48.12) sprint medley relay (1:56.29) and mid-distance medley relay (4:24.79) ... Also lettered in tennis and soccer ... Named Best Offensive Player in soccer and voted "Most Improved" for tennis ... Received National Latin Award.

PERSONAL: Born in Pasadena, Calif. ... Daughter of Greg and Karen Hamlin ... Sister to Anouska ... Psychology major ... Has traveled to seven different countries, including to Cambodia where she worked at an orphanage ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "I liked that the faculty and staff cared about each individual student ... It was an appealing college because as a student you are not considered a number and the faculty want to get to know you."

FAVORITES: Hobbies include tennis, soccer and swimming ... David Beckham, Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps (pro athletes) ... Manchester United (pro team) ... Pride and Prejudice, Lord of the Flies, The Awakening (books) ... Italian (food).

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