Stephanie Berger
Stephanie  Berger

West Salem, Ohio

High School:


Year (I/O):

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
McKissick Scholar
Capstone Scholar


Indoor: Competed in the 3K and 5K... opened the season with a win in the 5K at the Orange and Purple Classic (17:53.93)... ran her best 5K of the season to finish 11th at the Armory Invite (17:38.26).

Outdoors: Continued in the distance events... ran a 10:21.26 3K to take sixth at the Bill Carson Invite... ran 18:15.57 in the 5K at the Penn Relays... ran the 5k at the SEC Championships, finishing 43rd with a time of 18:23.29.

2014 Cross Country

Competed in six events for the Gamecocks, recording three top-10 finishes and one win... opened the season with a first-place race in the Carolina Invitational 5K, finishing in 19:00.65 for her first collegiate win (8/30)... shaved four seconds off her previous time just two weeks later at the USC Open #1, finishing fourth with a time of 18:56.52 (9/13)... helped to lead USC to a team title at the Charlotte Invitational 6K, placing eighth overall with a time of 22:36.5 (9/26)... clocked a time of 22:16.3 at the SEC Championship, good for 87th... placed 101st with a time of 22:16 at the Southeast Regional.

2013 Cross Country

Ran in seven races, ranking in the Gamecocks' top five on five occasions ... Posted a career-best 18:04.5 5K time and finished in 15th overall at the Royal XC Challenge in Charlotte ... After cutting over 40 seconds off her previous-best 6K time in the Mountain Dew Invitational (23:02.35), she lowered it twice more in two of the final three races of the season ... First broke the 23-minute mark at the Indiana State Pre-National Invite White Race with a 22:50.47 timing ... Lowered her time three more seconds to 22:47.3 in the NCAA Southeast Regional hosted by Virginia, finishing 122nd ... In between, she ranked third on the team with an 86th-place finish in the SEC Championships (22:56.06) ... Also ran in the Carolina Challenge and Roy Griak Invitational.


Indoor: Posted her top indoor 3K time of 10:35.66 at the Gamecock Indoor Invitational.

Outdoor: Ran the 5K outdoors four times, posting a third-place showing with a 18:17.65 in the Weems Baskin Invite at home.

2013 Cross Country

Competed on the 'B' team in her first season on the cross country squad in 2012...ran a personal best of 19:18.4 at the Queens Royal Challenge.


Collected six varsity letters, four in track and two in cross country in her high school career...owns school records in the 1,600-meter run, 3,200-meter run and the 5K.


Member of National Honor Society and was a part of various community service projects. After completion of her senior year of high school in 2011, Berger received a NSLI-Y scholarship to study abroad for a year in Russia...currently plans on entering the International Business

Indoor Personal Records
10:29.39 (1/16/15 Virginia Tech Invite)
17:38.26 (1/30/15 Armory Invitational)
Outdoor Personal Records
10:21.26 (4/11/15 Bill Carson Invite)
18:15.57 (4/23/15 Penn Relays)
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