Cal Track & Field Looks for More Improvement in Year's Second Meet
Bears Have Posted Some Impressive Marks in Albuquerque in Recent Years
Led by Deborah Maier, Bears Secure Top 10 Status Heading into 2013 Season
Junior Earns National Honor for Athletic, Academic Performances in 2012
Bears Sport 4 Jumpers, Hammer Thrower and 2 Distance Runners
Junior (2012): Let Cal in the 800m with a time of 2:06.20 during a second-place finish at the Big Meet, but injuries slowed her the rest of the year ... set indoor PRs in the 800m (2:05.32) and mile (4:41.47) ... placed fourth in the 800m at the MPSF Championships ... member of Cal's distance medley relay that set a school record at the MPSF meet and placed 10th at the NCAA meet ... earned second-team All-America honors for her 11th-placing NCAA showing in the 800m (2:07.10) ... named MPSF All-Academic, honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic and USTFCCCA All-Academic. Sophomore (2011): Racing in her native Sweden, recorded a time of 2:04.53 in the 800m and 4:17.72 in the 1500m (#3 all-time at Cal) over the summer ... improved her 800m PR to 2:03.93 at a meet in Karlstad, Sweden ... won the 1500m at the Big Meet in 4:21.60 ... qualified for the 1500m final at the Pac-10 meet but did not finish the championship race ... named honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic ... did not race indoors. Freshman (2010): Set a season-best time of 2:05.27 in the 800m at Stanford ... also led the Bears in the 1500 with a time of 4:23.75 ... finished seventh in the 800m at the Pac-10 Championships (2:07.90) ... just missed earning a spot at the NCAA meet after placing 13th at the NCAA West Preliminaries in 2:06.22 (top 12 qualify) ... during the indoor campaign, was the MPSF runner-up in the 800m with a time of 2:06.40 ... also ran the third leg on Cal's school-record-setting DMR that finished in 11:19.93. Cross Country: Did not run in the fall of 2011 ... as a sophomore in 2010, ran in three races , with a best of 49th at the Pac-10 meet ... during her freshman year, finished 50th at the Pac-10 Championships ... also took 29th at the Stanford Invitational. High School: The Swedish champion in the 800m and owns a high school best time in the event of 2:03.99 ... 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 ... played tennis for eight years and took ballet for seven years ... political economy major.
Career Best Marks Event Mark Date 800m 2:03.93 Aug. 2, 2011 1500m 4:17.72 June 30, 2011 Mile 4:41.47i Jan. 28, 2012