CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Kendahl Waalk competed in the final two cross country meets of the season ... ran 25:09.06 at the Northridge Invitational (Oct. 15) and then finished 72nd in a time of 24:40.5 at the Big West Championships in Riverside (Oct. 29).
WEST RANCH HIGH SCHOOL
Waalk competed in both track and cross country all four years at West Ranch High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... earned the Cross Country Coaches award every season from 2009-12 ... her team won the 2010 cross country state championship ... holds school records in the three events including the JV 3,200 meters ... graduated in 2011 with a 3.7 grade point average.
Born August 27, 1993 in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... parents are Joan and Bari Waalk ... has one younger brother, Zach and one younger sister, Kylee ... favorites include Olympic distance runner Shalene Flanagan and the websites Tumblr and Pinterest ... listens to "anything country" ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "being able to push your body to extreme limits" ... enjoys reading in her spare time and says no one knows how much "I am obsessed with Disneyland" ... major is undecided.