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Lauren Bergam
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Spokane Valley, WA
High School: East Valley
Experience: 3 Letters

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended East Valley High, earning four letters in both cross country and track for coach Shane Toy...cross country and track captain as junior and senior...number one runner for three years with best 3-mile time of 18:40, top 2-mile time of 11:55 and best mile time of 5:31...two-time All-Greater Spokane League first team and 4-time individual qualifier for State Cross Country Championship...best finish was 22nd as senior in 19:31...EV finished 11th as team her freshman year and she was the No. 2 scorer for the Knights...placed fifth in the Foot Locker West Senior Race.

Lauren Bergam's Collegiate Career

FRESHMAN (2009-10): Cross Country: Competed in five events...best 5K time of 19:01 for 15th place at the Montana Invitational hosted by the University of Montana...ran 16:37 for 4K at Clash of the Northwest at Spokane's Mead High, and 6K time of 24:31 to finish 17th at the West Coast Preview hosted by the University of Portland at Per Park. Track: Ran a variety of distance events...posted season-best 5000 meters time of 18:51.83 at the Duane Hartman Invitational hosted by Community College of Spokane to finish 14th...finished second in lone 10,000 meters outing at Buc Scoring Invite at Spokane's Whitworth University in 40:41.93 and placed 12th in 3000 meter steeplechase in 12:26.26 at WAR III hosted by the Community Colleges of Spokane.

SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Cross Country: Competed in all six meets...set PR for 5K with 18:55 at Montana Invitational hosted by University of Montana to finish 18th on same course she had best time as freshman...also broke 19 minutes with 18:59.3 following outing at Inland Northwest Challenge hosted by Eastern Washington University...ran 22:24 for 6K at West Coast Conference Championship to finish 23rd, bettering 6K time of 24:31 set as freshman. Track: Ran primarily 5000 meters, setting PR with first sub-18 minute time of 17:59.75 to finished eighth at the Oregon Relays in Eugene...ran 1500 meters twice with PR of 4:50.69 in Al Manuel Invitational at University of Montana...ran 10,000 meters in West Coast Invitational at Pier Park in Portland, Ore., in PR of 39:11.93 to finish 11th.

JUNIOR (2011-12):  Cross Country: Ran just two meets unattached as she redshirted because of heavy class load...ran 14:54.4 for 4.2 miles in Clash of the Inland Northwest at Mead High to finish 15th to open the season...finished 13th in 27:11.3 for 6K at Erik Anderson Invitational at Plantes Ferry.  Track: Competed in six meets, running 1500 meters, 3000 meter steeplechase and 5000 meters twice each...won two races, the 1500 at the Whitworth Twilight hosted by Spokane's Whitworth University in a season-best 4:52.02 and the 5000 meters in a then career-best 18:04.89 at the Sam Adams Classic hosted by the Community Colleges of Spokane...best 5000 meters time was 18:03.28 to finish 12th at Oregon Relays hosted by the University of Oregon...set career best for 3000 meter steeplechase with 10:59.17 to finish sixth at the West Coast Invitational hosted by Willamette University.

JUNIOR (2012-13):  Cross Country: Missed season opener but came back to place 8th at WCC Preview in Portland, Ore., in 6k PR of 21:33.43…set 6K PR again at West Coast Conference Championship in Portland in 21:10 over Fernhill Park course…placed 77th in NCAA West Regional in Seattle in 21:20…best 5K outing of season was PR 17:35 to place 20th at Bill Dellinger Invitational in Springfield, Ore.  Track: Concentrated on 3000 meter steeplechase, setting school record three times…won  Buc Scoring Invitational at Spokane’s Whitworth University in meet record 11:14.24…began her assault on school record at San Francisco State Distance Carnival with 10:58.98 to finish third…set mark at Oregon Relays hosted by University of Oregon, finishing fifth in 10:47.47 and capped season with another school record of 10:46.73 to finish fifth at West Coast Invitational in Salem, Ore….ran 5K twice with a career-best 17:48.58 to place 4th at Duane Hartman Invitational hosted by Community Colleges of Spokane.

Misc.: 3.9 high school GPA...English Spokane Scholar Nominee, Honor Roll, East Valley Booster Club scholarship recipient.