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Samantha Berggren
Samantha Berggren

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Grand Lake, Colo.

High School:
Middle Park

Height:
6-0

Event:
Distance

2012 Outdoor: Ran the 800m at five meets... Finished third at the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a mark of 2:15.12... Marked a season best time of 2:12.25 finishing seventh at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic... Ran the 800m prelims at the SEC Outdoor Championships posting a time of 2:12.85.

2012 Indoor: Finished eighth in the DMR at the SEC Indoor Championships with a season best time of 11:40.72... Won the DMR at the VT Elite Meet with a mark of 12:08.76... Finished the 400m with a season best time 58.32 at the Auburn Indoor Invitational... Ran the 4x400m relay with a mark of 3:48.64 finishing sixth at the Alabama Indoor Invitational... Ran the 800m with a season best time of 2:09.40 finishing ninth at the SPIRE Invitational... Finished sixth in the 800m with a mark of 2:12.15 at the VT Elite Meet.

High School: Attended Middle Park High School in Granby, Colo. ... Was an honor student and member of the National Honor Society ... Ran track and cross country under Head Coach Christine DuBois-Miller ... Participated in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m, 4x100m, 4x400m and 4x800m ... Team Regional Champions in 2009 and 2010, Team League Champions in 2010 and 2011 and Team Regional Cross Country Champions in 2009 and 2010 ... Individual state champion in the 200m, 400m and 800m as a freshman, the 400m and 800m as a sophomore, the 400m as a junior and in cross country, the 400m, 800m and 1600m as a senior ... Named first-team all-state, all-district, all-area, all-region and all-metro as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named All-Colorado in 2008 and received all-state academic honors ... Holds school records in the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1600m ... Holds state record in the 400m ... Also participated in Nordic skiing as a junior and senior under Head Coach Dave Zink ... Classic and Skate State Champion ... Named all-state, all-Colorado and all-state academic team.

Personal: Full name is Samantha Rae Berggren ... Born Oct. 25, 1992, in Denver, Colo. ... Daughter of Jim and Sarah Berggren ... Has one brother, Hans (20).