Lauren Berman

  • Lauren
  • Berman

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    James W. Robinson
  • Hometown
    Fairfax, Va.

Updated: May 18, 2018

2018 outdoor: Turned in a time of 16:24.58 to finish seventh in the ACC Outdoor Championships ... Finished eighth in the 1,500-meter run at the National Relay Championships with a time of 4:26.64, a new personal best … Also competed on the DMR team that claimed third with an overall time of 11:28.21 … Set a new personal record in the 5,000-meter run at the Duke Invitational with a time of 16:12.55, placing second … Finished ninth at the Tennessee Relays in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:28.60 … Also competed on the 4x800-meter relay team that finished third, turning in a time of 9:04.25.

2018 indoor: Set a new personal best in the 3,000-meter run at the ACC Championships with a time of 9:36.30 … Also competed in the 5,000-meter run, completing the race in 17:17.30 … Competed on a Tech team in the distance medley relay at the Roanoke Tune Up, finishing with an overall time of 11:25.51 to place second … Turned in a time of 16:37.56 in the 5,000-meter run at the Music City Challenge … Posted her first-ever event title at the Liberty Kickoff in the mile with a time of 4:51.71 … Opened the year by crossing the finish line in 4:50.38 in the mile, taking fifth place at the Keydet Invitational.

2017 outdoor: Did not compete.

2017 indoor: Took a redshirt season ... Was seventh in the mile at the Hokie Invitational with a time of 4:56.47 … Finished fourth in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 4:55.88.

2016 outdoor: Ran a personal best 5,000 meters at the Bison Outdoor Classic in 16:49.42, placing ninth.

2016 indoor: Won the 3,000 meters at the Camel City Invitational in 9:46.75 … Set a personal record at the Iowa State Classic in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:41.49 … Member of the first place DMR team at the Virginia Tech Challenge … Competed in the ACC Championships, setting a personal-best mile time of 4:50.41.

High school: Finished ninth at the 2014 Virginia 6A State Cross Country Meet … Ran 17:53 in the 5k at the Foot Locker Regional Cross Country Championships ... Earned honorable mention all-met honors from The Washington Post in cross country her junior and senior seasons … Placed third in the 1,600-meter event at the Virginia 6A State Track Meet during the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Holds personal bests of 4:54 in the 1,600 and 10:56 in the 3,200.

Personal: Born Oct. 8, 1996 … Daughter of Matthew Robinson and Deborah Berman …Sister of former Hokie and All-American Jared Berman (steeplechase) … Also has an older sister … Majoring in mechanical engineering.

Berman's Track and Field Career Bests



Mile – 4:50.38, Keydet Invitational (2018)

3,000m – 9:36.30, ACC Championships (2018)

5,000m - 16:37 .56, Music City Challenge (2018)

1,500m - 4:26.64, National Relay Championships (2018)

5,000m – 16:12.55, Duke Invitational (2018)