Dante Berggren
Dante  Berggren

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Modesto, Calif.

High School:
Waterford HS'15

Last College:
Modesto Junior College

Height:
6-0

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Human Development


04/04/2018

Aggies head to Tempe for Sun Angel Classic

UC Davis is scheduled to send a contingent of 27 student-athletes to the out-of-state event

03/31/2018

Aggies score nine first-place titles at Fullerton Invite

Altogether, UC Davis took away a total of 34 top-five finishes this competition weekend

03/28/2018

Aggies split up between Bay Area and SoCal meets

UC Davis track and field will make appearances in both the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and Cal State Fullerton's Titan Team Challenge

03/17/2018

Aggies race to multiple top 10 finishes at California meets

UC Davis clinched 21 top 10 finishes at the Hornet Invite

03/14/2018

Some stay local, some travel south for track and field

Aggies will be split up between the Hornet Invite and the Trojan Invite this weekend

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
 100M  10.83  Titan Team Challenge 3/31/18
 200M  21.84  Trojan Invitational 3/17/18
 Long Jump  7.08m  Aggie Open 3/10/18
 Javelin Throw  52.04m  Aggie Open 3/10/18

2018: Mainly sprinted the 100 and 200 meter events… Recorded a cleared 200 dash time of 21.84 seconds at the Trojan Invitational, the sixth fastest time on the UC Davis Outdoor Performance List for that event… Was a part of the 4x100 relay team that set the fifth and seventh best times in Aggie history… Set a personal best mark of 10.83 seconds in the 100 at the Titan Team Challenge on Mar. 31… Made an appearance in both the long jump and javelin throw at the Aggie Open.

WATERFORD HS’15/MODESTO JUNIOR COLLEGE: Added track and field to his sports repertoire during his senior year after also playing football and baseball for the Wildcats… Did the 100m and 200m sprints, setting his personal bests of 10.92 and 21.88, respectively, at the SJS D4-D5 Finals… Was all-league MVP after becoming San Joaquin section’s D4-6 record holder in the 200m and the 100m champion… At Modesto Junior College, he did the 200m, 400m, 4x1, and 4x4 events… in the 2016 outdoor season, he beat his high school’s 200m personal best by 11 seconds, got a long jump measurement of 22’11,” and contributed to the 4x1 school record time… In the 2017 outdoor season for the Pirates, he was a top NorCal finisher with also the fifth fastest time in the 200m event at Modesto Junior College (21.20), and he was part of the team who received the second fastest time in school history in the 4x1 event (40.70).

PERSONAL: Born in Miami, Fla… Majoring in Exercise Biology and minoring in Human Development, and wants to pursue a career in medicine… Parents are Lorena and Jason… Has three younger brothers Bryce (20), Cj (19), and Donnaven (18)… Says his career sports highlights were setting a state record and a section record in the 200m event… His sports hero is Jackie Robinson, and his non-sports hero is his father… The reason he chose UC Davis was for the high-quality athletics and academics provided at the university.