Bridget Pearson

Sport: Women's Track & Field

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Glendale, CA

High School: Hoover HS

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Winning Irish Nationals

How old were you when you first started pole vaulting?

Who is your favorite former UCLA track and field athlete and why?
John Godina because of his work ethic

What was your favorite sport other than track and field?
Volleyball - I loved playing that sport in high school

Do you have any pre-meet superstitions?
Eating honeydew melon

If you could change anything about your sport, what would you change?
I would like it to become a more popular sport and easier for the fans to follow.

If you could give advice to a young swimmer, what would it be?
Let it ONLY be fun.

What is the one TV show you can't miss?

What is your favorite type of music?

What is your favorite place on campus?
A small eating area behind Northern Lights

What class at UCLA have you liked best?
Education 180

What is your favorite book?
The Great Gatsby

If you were granted three wishes, what would they be?
Happiness, the power to freeze time and more wishes

Who do you admire most in life and why?
My mom because of her strength

Tell us something about yourself that few people know:
I am an Irish citizen

What is your worst habit?
Sleeping too much

What is your worst fear?

What is your nickname?

If you had one last meal, what would it be?

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Pink bubble gum

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite childhood memory?
My seventh birthday

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Go to the beach