Cal Cross Country BIO
Sofia Oberg
Player Profile:
Sofia Oberg 1251057
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lidingo, Sweden
High School: International HS
Experience: Redshirt
Cross Country: Competed in three races for the Bears last fall, with a best of 49th at the Pac-10 Championships ... also ran at the Pre-NCAA Invitational and NCAA regionals ... finished 50th at the 2009 Pac-10 meet as a freshman ... also took 29th at the Stanford Invitational. Track: Times of 2:03.99 in the 800 meters and 4:17.72 in the 1500 meters over the summer put her third on Cal's all-time performer list in both events ... placed 23rd in the 1500 at the NCAA West Preliminary meet ... qualified for the 1500 final at the Pac-10 Championships ... provisionally qualified for the NCAA indoor meet in the 800 meters (2:06.40) in 2010 ... during the outdoor season, posted Cal's top marks in the 800 (2:05.27) and 1500 (4:23.75). High School: The Swedish champion in the 800m and owns a best time in the event of 2:03.99 ... has competed at both the World Junior Championships and the World Youth Championships ... won Sweden's Under-20 Cross Country Championships title ... set a PR in the 1500 meters over the summer (4:24.83) ... a member of the Swedish National team since 2005. Personal: Born May 30, 1990, in Stockholm, Sweden ... parents are Björn and Ann Oberg, both of whom are lawyers ... sister, Rebecka, is a freshman on the Cal team ... played tennis for eight years and took ballet for seven years ... political economy major.
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