Myka Peck begins her final season at LMU?a player who is comfortable on the ball?possesses an excellent work ethic?has good distribution skills?can create scoring opportunities?her tremendous work ethic and attitude has developed her into the quarterback of the squad?the field general for the Lions will again serve as one of the team?s captains.
An All-WCC honorable mention selection?played in all 17 games and made 15 starts?ranked second on the squad with three assists?posted 10 shots on the year, including a season-best two against USC (Sep. 30)?assisted on the game-winning goals against UC Irvine (Sep. 23) and Gonzaga (Nov. 9).
Followed a solid freshman season with an even better second year?played in all 19 games and started in 18 of them?had two assists and two points on the season?assisted on the game winner against San Diego State, a 1-0 victory (Aug. 29)?had another assist in a 3-2 win over Gonzaga (Oct. 20).
A true freshman that scored a goal in her first game as a collegiate player against Cal State Northridge in a 4-0 win?that goal was the game winner for the Lions?added an assist against Utah State on Oct. 8 and finished the season with three points? as a young player, was not afraid to create opportunities, taking 21 shots (10 on goal)?her shot total was tied for fifth on the team and shots on goal ranked her tied for fourth?played in all 19 games for the Lions, starting in 16.
Peck is a 1999 graduate of Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, CA?a four-year letterwinner in both soccer and tennis?a four-time all-city and All-Southeast Yosemite League selection?garnered Central Section CIF Player of the Year accolades as a senior, and co-Player of the Year honors as a junior?led the Central Section in scoring with 96 total points her last season?1998 squad won CIF Championship match in overtime after trailing 1-3?prep coach was Leslie O?Conner?played with teammate Erica Florez.
Myka Carlyn Peck was born on June 30, 1981 in Bakersfield, CA?the daughter of Stephen and Georgia Peck?has one sister, Tiler?her father played football and baseball at California (1965-69)?also recruited by USC, Fresno State and Pepperdine?was heavily involved in high school student government and dance?enjoys being with her family in her free time?a psychology major.