Bridget Lyons
blank Bridget Lyons
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Evans, Ga.

High School:
Greenbrier

Height:
5-2

Position:
Distance - Distance

Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications Release: 09/09/2009

2010: Indoor - Earned All-SEC Second Team honors after clocking a personal-best 16:18.68 to take second in the 5000-meter run at the SEC Championships...also joined with three teammates to take third in the distance medley relay (11:39.57) at the SEC meet...clocked a personal-best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 16:36.03 in the 5000 to finish fourth at the Tyson Invitational...was fourth in the 3000 with a personal-best time of 9:37.24 at the Kentucky Invitational.

2009 Cross Country: Named co-captain...Earned runner-up honors at the 5K Georgia-Georgia Tech Dual Meet after crossing the finish line in 18:01...Finished second for the second race in a row after clocking a 19:16.51 at the Georgia Cross Country Invitational...Took 64th at the Notre Dame Invitational after clocking a season-best time of 17:40...Was the Lady Bulldogs' second finisher at the 6K NCAA Pre-Nationals after taking 39th place (21:28.9)...Had a personal-best finish at the 6K SEC Championships, taking 11th with a time of 21:45.03.

2009 Outdoor: Managed a seventh-place finish in the 10,000-meter run (36:02.60) at the SEC Championships...also finished ninth in the 5000 at the SEC meet with a personal-best time of 17:01.74...moved into the No. 6 spot in the school record books in the 10,000 after clocking a 35:38.73 to take 24th at the Mt. SAC Relays...crossed the 1500 finish line with a personal-best time of 4:40.51 at the Spec Towns Invitational...took first in the 3000 with a time of 10:05.42 during a dual meet with Georgia Tech...won her first collegiate meet after clocking a 4:47.52 in the 1500 at the Georgia Relays.

2009 Indoor: Took 12th in the 5000-meter run at the SEC Championships after crossing the finish line in 17:24.93...finished second in the 3000 at the Virginia Tech Elite after completing her final lap in 17:35.48.

2008 Cross Country: Took fourth at the Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet after clocking an 11:25 in the 3200-meter run...Finished fifth at the 5K Catamount Classic after recording a time of 18:29.52...Was 35th (17:30.90) and the Lady Bulldogs' third finisher at the 5K Tiger Invitational...Took 108th place and was the third scorer for Georgia at the 6K NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 21:55.6...Finished just outside Georgia's top five finishers after taking 33rd (21:59.66) at the 6K SEC Championships...Scored for the Lady Bulldogs after taking 39th place (22:20.90) at the NCAA South Regionals.

2008 Outdoor: Finished fifth in the 5000-meter run (18:34.16) at the Spec Towns Invitational.

2008 Indoor: Registered a career-best 3000 time of 10:24.91 to take 13th at SEC Championships.

2007 Cross Country: Clocked a 19:32.98 (25th) at the season-opening Covered Bridge Open...Finished 18th (18:51.34) at the Bulldog Stampede...Clocked a 22:09 at the 6K Bill Dellinger Invitational.

2007 Indoor: Finished fourth at the Carolina Invitational with a 5000 time of 18:55.86...clocked a season-best 10:43.24 to finish 16th in the 3000 at the Diet Pepsi Invitational.

2006 Cross Country: Gained experience at the SEC Championships (23:56.41) and competed on the team that finished second at the conference meet...Instrumental during Georgia¹s 2K dual meet win over Western Carolina...Started her career a Georgia with a top-30 finish at the Western Carolina Open as the Lady Bulldogs cruised to a win over the six-team field.

High School: Three-time region cross country champion...Personal-best time of 19:20 in the 5K...Third-place cross country finish as a senior and fifth-place finish as a sophomore...Augusta Runner of the Year in 2005...Never ran track in high school...Most Valuable Player for her varsity soccer team in 2006...Graduated with honors and in the top 5 percent of her class and was a Georgia Certificate of Merit recipient.

Personal: Born Feb. 5, 1988...Majoring in Biology.

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