Syrii Daniel
Syrii  Daniel

Yucaipa, Calif.

High School:
Yucaipa HS




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 and was a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Appeared in one meet as a freshman ... Ran a 24:50.5 in the 5k at the UC Riverside Open.

PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013: Ran in all eight track meets as a freshman ... Had the team's best times of the year in the 100 and 200 meters ... Her 25.88 in the 200 at Cal State L.A. (4/6) puts her #3 on Pepperdine's all-time top five ... Her 12.70 in the 100 at Cal State L.A. (4/6) puts her #4 on Pepperdine's all-time top five ... Also ran the 400 once (62.48 at North Florida on 3/1) ... Was part of the school-record-setting 4x400 relay team that went 4:01.38 at Pomona-Pitzer (4/13) ... Was also a mainstay on the 4x100 relay team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Yucaipa (Calif.) High School in 2012 ... Ran four years of track ... Set a school record in the 200 meters (24.92) ... Was All-Citrus Belt League in the 400 meters as a senior, in the long jump as a junior and in the 200 meters as a sophomore ... Team won the Citrus Belt League title in 2012 ... Also lettered in soccer.

PERSONAL: Born in Redlands, Calif. ... Daughter of Tom and Cindy Daniel ... Has six siblings: Lita, Justin, Mike, Dan, Sam and Trak ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "it felt like home and everything appealed to me: the atmosphere, the academics, the location, the coaching staff."

FAVORITES: Favorites include Mia Hamm (pro athlete), Boston Red Sox (pro sports team), The Last Song (book), The Notebook (movie), Pretty Little Liars (TV show), Taylor Swift (musical artist) and soccer (sport other than running) ... Favorite thing about running is "the competitive nature, and how that it's completely individual for the most part but it still comes together to be a team sport."

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