Sydney Boothe
Sydney  Boothe

Pasco, Wash.

High School:
Chiawana HS



PEPPERDINE XC 2013: Appeared in three meets as a freshman ... Ran a 5k twice (best of 23:13.2 at the Titan Invitational) and a 6k once.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Chiawana High School, located in Pasco, Wash., in 2013 ... Ran four years of varsity track and three years of varsity cross country ... A team captain in track as a senior ... Held school records in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters ... On the honor roll all four years and earned an Academic Athlete award.

PERSONAL: Born in Richland, Wash. ... Daughter of Chad and Tracie Boothe ... Has one brother, Casey ... Plans to major in biochemistry and English ... Chose Pepperdine because of "the atmosphere of the campus, the opportunities available, the proxmity to the city, the rigor of the schoo, the dining, the weather and the opportunity to continue running in college."

FAVORITES: Enjoys photography, longboarding, drawing, piano, rollerblading and reading ... Favorites include Steve Prefontaine (pro athlete), the Colorado Avalanche (pro sports team), The Fault in Our Stars (book), Transformers (movie), The Big Bang Theory (TV show), Adam Young (musical artist), chicken fettuccini (food) and hockey (sport other than running) ... Favorite things about running are "it teaches you discipline, accountability, self-discipline and mental toughness and it keeps you in shape."

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