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Jen Bergman
Other Position: Cross Country/Distance
Height: 5'4"
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Valley Christian

2011 NCAA Outdoor All-American (10K)

2011 MPSF Championships Runner-Up (5K)

2011 All-Pac-10 (5K, 10K)

2012 All-Pac-12 Cross Country

2012 NCAA Cross Country All-American

2012 Pac-12 Cross Country All-Academic Honorable Mention

2012 MPSF All-Academic

2012 MPSF Championships Runner-Up (5K)

2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

2012 Pac-12 Championships Runner-Up (10K)

2012 All-Pac-12 (5K, 10K)

2012 NCAA Outdoor Second-team All-American (10K)

2012: Indoors, Bergman clocked personal-best times in the 3K and 5K during the 2012 season ... She ran 9:23.19 in the 3,000-meter race at the Razorback Invitational, good for seventh place ... She posted a 5K time of 16:08.26 at Husky Classic, good for 14th place ... She finished in 13th place at the MPSF Championships in the 3K, running 9:31.52 ... In the 5,000-meter race at the MPSF Championships, Bergman earned a runner-up finish with a time of 16:21.49 ... Outdoors, Bergman clocked a personal-best time of 16:04.31 at the Mt. SAC Relays, good for third place and the No. 3 spot in school history ... She scored for the Wildcats at the Pac-12 Championships in the event, taking eighth place with a time of 16:33.47 ... In the 10,000-meter race, Bergman also clocked a personal-best time of 33:10.87 at the Stanford Invitational, also the No. 3 time in school history ... At the Pac-12 Championships, Bergman earned a runner-up finish in the 10K, running 34:33.85 ... At the preliminary round of the NCAA Championships, Bergman clocked a time of 34:19.15, good for 10th place and a trip to the finals of the event ... She earned second-team All-America status at the NCAA Championships, running the 10K in 33:41.76 and finishing in 12th place.

2011 (XC): Bergman was either the first or second Wildcat across the finish line during every race of the season ... Of the six races she ran, Bergman finished in sixth place or better four times ... At the Roy Griak Invitational, Bergman took third place in the 6,000-meter race with a time of 20:42.4 and was UA's top finisher ... She took 15th place in a stacked field at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, running 6,000 meters in 20:25.1 ... Bergman earned sixth-place finishes at the Pac-12 Championships and the NCAA West Regional, posting times of 20:00 and 20:15, respectively in the 6,000-meter races ... She earned All-America status, clocking a time of 20:12.7 in the 6K race at the NCAA Championships, good for sixth place.

2011: Used a strong closing kick at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to finish third in the 10,000 meters with a time of 34:31.69 and become the first All-American in the event for the Wildcats since 1999 ... At the Pac-10 Outdoor Championships, she clocked all-conference performances at 5,000 and 10,000 meters, finishing third and second, respectively, for 14 of Arizona's 150 points at the competition ... Set the third-fastest 10,000-meter time in school history at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships with a time of 33:34.32 ... Also ran the third-fastest 5,000-meter time in Arizona history at the Mt. SAC Relays and advanced to the NCAA finals in the event ... Both times ranked in the top 15 nationally ... Was the MPSF runner-up indoors at 5,000 meters with a time of 16:13.05.

2010 (XC): Established herself as the top runner for the Wildcat harriers ... Earned all-conference and all-region honors and was the top finisher for the team in all but one competition ... She finished ninth at NCAA West Regionals in the 6K race, running 20:23.13 ... At NCAA Championships she ran 6,000 meters in 21:31.

2010: Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the 5,000 meters where she finished 23rd ... Ran a season best of 16:33.63, just outside Arizona's all-time top 10 in the event.

2009 (XC): Made an immediate impact on the squad, serving as the team's number two runner ... Scored points in all but one race for the Wildcats and was the first Arizona runner across the line at the NCAA Championships ... One of 11 freshmen on the UA squad and a key player in sending the Wildcats to their first national championship appearance in nine years ... Finished fourth at the Dave Murray Invitational, running three miles in 17:11.0 ... At the Pre-Nationals she posted a 6K time of 21:54.6 ... At the Pac-10 Championships she ran 6,000 meters in 20:42.68 and finished in 26th place ... Had a time of 21:35 in the 6K race at the NCAA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned eight MVP awards in cross country and long distance track ... She was honored for being the best athlete in her class during her freshman and senior seasons ... Mercury News chose her as athlete of the year in 2008 and was athlete of the week twice in 2005, once in 2007, and again in 2009 ... She placed sixth at the Footlocker Regionals and 33rd at Footlocker Nationals ... Won three CCS titles in cross country and was captain of her team junior and senior year.

PERSONAL: Born in Denver, Colo., she is the daughter of Richard and Caroline Bergman ... She has a twin sister, Julie, and a younger sister, Amy.