Simona Santi
Simona  Santi


Derwood, Md.

High School:
Montgomery HS




109 Waves Named to WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Women's soccer led all teams with 17 honorees.


WCC Cross Country All-Academic Teams Recognized

Ben Fox and Nick Heath made the men's first team.


Cross Country Gets Underway Thursday in Alumni Park

The season-opening Pepperdine Invitational will include several local schools.


77 Waves Earn WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Status

More than 1,200 WCC student-athletes received the award.


Cross Country at Pepperdine Invitational

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves in action at the season-opening event in Alumni Park.


Cross Country at Mark Covert Classic (8/30/2014)

Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' season-opening race in Brea, Calif.


Cross Country Pepperdine Invitational (9/14/2013)

Photos of the Pepperdine Invitational, held in Alumni Park, taken by Jeff Golden, Stephen Wandzura and Roger Horne.

ACADEMIC AWARDS: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete as a freshman and senior.

PEPPERDINE XC 2016 (SR): Competed at the first two meets of the season.

PEPPERDINE XC 2015 (JR): Did not run cross country this season.

PEPPERDINE XC 2014 (SO): Only competed at the first meet of the season ... Ran 23:34.2 at the 5k Mark Covert Classic.

PEPPERDINE XC 2013 (FR): Ran at four meets ... Had a season-best time of 27:27.79 in the 6k at the Pepperdine Invitational and 22:14.1 in the 5k at the Titan Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Richard Montgomery High School, located in Rockville, Md., in 2013 ... Ran two years of varsity cross country and one season of varsity track ... Also took part in cheerleading.

PERSONAL: Born in Washington, D.C. ... Daughter of Mafalda Fontana and Roque Santi ... Has one sister, Angelina ... Majoring in accounting ... Chose Pepperdine because "I loved the atmosphere, it's a great school and I feel like I fit in really well."

FAVORITES: Enjoys reading, scrapbooking and crafts ... Favorites include One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (book), Breakfast at Tiffany's (movie) and How I Met Your Mother (TV show) ... Favorite thing about running is "the unity of the team."

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