UCLA Swimming & Diving BIO
Jesse Bergman
Player Profile:
Jesse Bergman 1264083
Position: Back/Free
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
High School: Homestead HS

Bergman finished 13th in the 200 Backstroke, 14th in the 100 Back and 22nd in the 50 Freestyle at the Los Angeles Invitational ... placed 12th in the 200 Back at the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine and 17th in the 100 Back ... also swam at the U.S. Open in Irvine.

Was 16th in the 200 Back at the Pac-12 Championships (1:58.98) and 24th in the 100 Back (55.66) ... made the 200 Back B Final with a lifetime-best 1:57.62 in the prelims at the AT&T Winter National Championships (Austin, Texas), was sixth in the 200 Medley Relay and helped win the B Final in the 200 Free Relay ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honors ... named to Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in Winter and Spring quarters.

Placed 19th in the 200 Backstroke at the Pac-12 Championships, also competing in the 50 Freestyle, 100 Free and 100 Back ... swam on the winning 200 Freestyle Relay that set a new school, meet and facility record against USC ... finished fifth in the 50 Freestyle against Stanford ... was fourth in both the 100 Backstroke and 100 Freestyle against Boise State ... placed 12th in the 200 Backstroke and 24th in the 100 Back at the Texas Invitational ... swam on the winning 400 Freestyle Relay at the Arena Invitational ... also competed against Arizona and Arizona State ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention accolades.

Swam a lifetime-best of 1:04.66 in the 100 Back at U.S. Nationals.

Finished 21st in the 200 Back and 23rd in 100 Back at Pac-10s ... placed 16th in the 50 Free, 20th in 200 Back and 23rd in 100 Back at the Arena Invite ... placed fourth in the 100 Back against Oregon State/UCSB ... won the 100 Back vs. UC Davis/LMU ... Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

Earned four varsity letters in swimming and water polo at Homestead HS … swam on the PASA 15-18 age group women’s national record-breaking 400m Free Relay … All-American in the 50 Free, 100 Back, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay … three-time Scholastic All-American … competed in the 200 Back, 50 Free, 100 Back at U.S. Senior Nationals … set school records in the 50 Free, 100 Back and 200 Free Relay … two-time MVP … three-time team captain … swam for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics under coach Scott Shea.

Born July 18, 1992 in Palo Alto, Calif. … daughter of Eelco and Carol Bergman … has one sister, Hayley … holds dual citizenship with the U.S. and Netherlands … biology major.

Jesse Bergman’s Career Bests
100 Backstroke (Short Course) 55.06
200 Backstroke (Short Course) 1:57.62
50 Freestyle (Short Course) 23.28
100 Freestyle (Short Course) 50.71
100 Backstroke (Long Course) 1:04.66
200 Backstroke (Long Course) 2:19.32
50 Freestyle (Long Course) 27.45
100 Freestyle (Long Course) 58.81
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