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Samantha Berggren
Samantha Berggren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grand Lake, Colo.

High School:
Middle Park

Event:
Mid-Distance/XC

2014 Outdoor:
Competed in five meets participating in the 800 meter event ... Placed second at the Yellow Jacket Invite with a time of 2:13.62 ... Recorded a ninth place finish at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 2:13.85 ... Finished fifth with a time of 2:14.15 at the Border Clash.

2014 Indoor:
Competed in four meets participating in the 800 meter event ... Finished fourth with a time of 2:16.16 at the Husker Invitational.

2013 Outdoor:
Competed in five meets participating in 400 and 800 meters and the 4x400 meter relay ... Placed second in the 800 meters at both the Samford Multi and Invitational and the War Eagle Invitational posting times of 2:11.51 (personal best) and 2:12.67, respectively ... Placed second in the 4x400 meter relay at the War Eagle Invitational with a time of 3:47.13 ... Placed fourth in the 800 meters at the Spec Townes Team Invitational posting a time of 2:11.70 ... Recorded a personal-best in the 400m with a time of 58.42 seconds at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... Competed in the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championship participating in the 800 meters and placing 8th in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:45.70.

2013 Indoor:
Competed in three meets participating in the 400 and 800 meters ... Finished fourth in the 800 meter event with a time of 2:12.74 at the Tyson Invitational ... Competed in the 800 meter event at the SEC Indoor Championship Preliminary Round posting a time of 2:11.51.

2012 Cross Country:
Competed in six meets participating in the 4k, 5k and 6k distance events ... Placed fourth in the Troy Invite 5k with a time of 20:57.95 ... Recorded a personal best in the 4k event at the Auburn Invite with a time of 15:53.50 ... Competed in the SEC Championship 6k and finished 122nd overall with a time of 24:37.07.

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).

Berggren's Personal Records
Event Mark Meet
400m Indoor 58.32 2012 Auburn Indoor Invitational
800m Indoor 2:09.40 2012 SPIRE Invite
800m Outdoor 2:12.25 2012 Tiger Track Classic