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 Bridget Dahlberg
Bridget Dahlberg
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Newton, Mass.

High School:
Newton South

Height:
5-7½

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
12/04/1990

Ranks third on BC's all-time 3,000-meter steeplechase list (10:16.44).

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12)
NCAA Regional steeplechase qualifier, where she ran the third fastest steeplechase time in school history (10:16.44)...New England XC Team Champions...ACC XC Performer of the Week (10/9)...Penn Relays 3000SC Championship of America participant...Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Placed fourth for BC at the NCAA Championships (11/21) with a time of 21:07.4...finished in 21:28.1 to take 26th overall, scoring third for BC, at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12)...took 19th overall at the ACC Championship (10/30), turning a PR of 20:58.9 to help BC to a second place finish on its lowest point total at the conference meet (79 pts.)...led the Eagles at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational (10/14), running a personal best of 21:05.0 for 61st overall...lead BC to its second straight New England title with a third place finish in 17:46, receiving ACC Performer of the Week honors...recorded first outing as BC's No. 1 runner at the Lehigh Paul short Run (9/30), taking 37th overall in a personal record time of 21:17 (6K)...finished second overall at the UMass Cross Country Invitational (9/17) with a personal best 17:21.70.
Indoor T&F: Ran the 3,000-meters at the ACC Championship (2/23-25) in 9:58.79...finished the 3,000-meters at the ECAC D1 Indoor Track and Field Championships (3/3-4) in 9:59.11.
Outdoor T&F: Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Northeastern Spring Open (3/24) with a time of 10:55.39...took second in the 4x1,500-meter relay at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31), running a time of 18:36.46...won the 1,500-meters at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31) with a time of 4:30.32...placed eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational (4/6-7) with a time of 10:34.23...claimed sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships (4/19-21), finishing in 10:18.32...ran the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:25.16 at the Penn Relays (4/26-28)...completed the 1,500-meters in 4:33.72 at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships (5/11-13).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
New England XC Team Champion...ACC Academic Honor Roll...Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Finished fourth for BC, by posting a time of 18:17, at the UMass Invitational (9/18) ... turned out an 18:37 performance to open the season at the Boston College Invitational (9/12).
Indoor T&F: Led the Eagles with a 4:59.13 in the mile competition at the ACC Championship (2/25)...established a personal record and an ECAC qualifying time of 4:52.51 for second place in the Mile competition and ran the second leg of the 4x800-meter Relay at the Battle of Beantown (2/4)...claimed second place in the women's 1,000-meter run with a NEICAAA standard of 2:51.74 and ran the lead off (1200m) leg of the Distance Medley that took third in 12:05.80 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (1/28)...won the mile competition at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20) in a time of 4:57.49...placed seventh in the mile with a time of 5:03.94, before returning to lead off the DMR that finished second in 12:08.38 at the Dartmouth Relays (1/9).
Outdoor T&F: Turned in a 10:49.28 clip in the ECAC Championship (5/13-15) 3,000-meter steeplechase...anchored the DMR with a 4:56.11 mile at Penn Relays (4/27), taking fourth in the college division...finished in 10th place (10:46.93) in the ACC Championship (4/22) 3,000 SC competition...won the UMass Invitational (4/9) 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:06.82...at the Stanford Invitational (3/25-26), ran a 4:40.07 in the 1,500-meter contest and a 2:16.96 in the half mile...opened the season with a fourth place finish in the 1,500-meter run (4:44.02) at the Husky Spring Open (3/19).

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10)
New England 4x800-meter relay champion.
XC: Ran a 17:54.8 to finish in 17th overall, fifth for BC, at the ECAC Championship Meet ... finished in a time of 17:53.3 for 11th at the Murray Keatinge Invite (10/3) ... ran a 22:11 at Penn State Nationals to finish sixth for the Eagles and 50 overall ... made her collegiate debut with a ninth-place finish at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/12) with a time of 20:49.5.
Indoor T&F: Did not compete in any meets.
Outdoor T&F: Won the New England Championship (5/8) as part of the 4x800-meter relay (9:01.81), after running a 4:44.46 metric mile...took ninth in the 1,500 (4:35.63) at the Brown Springtime Invitational (4/20)...registered a personal record of 2:15.44 in the half mile, taking ninth at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/23)...clocked at 4:36.73 in the 1,500-meter run at the ACC Championship (4/16)...doubled at the UMass Spring Meet (4/10), taking second in the 1500 (4:42.64) and 19th in the 800 (2:25.87)...turned in a 4:43.54 metric mile and a 2:16.93 half in a double at the Stanford Invitational (3/26-27).

BEFORE BC
Attended Newton South High School in Newton, Mass. ... two-time national champion in the 4xMile ... two-time All-American in the 4x800 ... All-American in the distance medley ... three-time Massachusetts state champion in the mile ... won the Massachusetts Division-I mile championship seven times (indoor and outdoor track) ... fourth at the 2007 Indoor National Championships in the mile ... captain of indoor and outdoor track and field teams ... Dual County League All-Star ... also played soccer.

PERSONAL
Born December 4, 1990 ... daughter of Kathleen Walsh and Neil Dahlberg ... has older brother Ben and older sister Anna.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR OUTDOOR
Event
Overall PR
Season-Best
Overall PR
Season-Best
800 --- --- 2:15.44 - Stonehill (4/23/10) ---
1000 2:51.74 - Boston Indoors (1/28/11) --- --- ---
1500 --- --- 4:30.32 - Raleigh (3/30/12) same
Mile 4:52.51 - Battle of Beantown (2/4/11) --- --- ---
3000 9:58.79 - ACC Championship (2/23/12) same --- ---
3000SC --- --- 10:16.44 - NCAA Reg. (5/25/12) same
5K (XC) --- --- 17:21.0 - UMass (9/17/11) same
6K (XC) --- --- 20:58.9 - ACC (10/30/11) same
Finishes Wins: 6 Top 3: 11 Top 5: 13 Top 10: 20

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