28 - Bridget Ballard
Bridget Ballard
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Position: M/B
2007: Played in 13 of 17 games, starting all 13, while missing four due to injury ... Scored one goal against Yale ... 2006: Started all 17 games at center midfield, playing nearly every minute of every game ... Had five points on the season (1g, 3a), second among Brown rookies ... Named Ivy Rookie of the Week after earning three points in Brown's season-opening win over UNH ... She assisted the game-tying goal and then scored the game-winner as the Bears defeated the Wildcats ... Named to the SoccerBuzz Northeast Regional All-Freshman Squad at the conclusion of the season ... Before Brown: A four-sport athlete at Harvard-Westlake, Ballard was also a member of the swim team, the cross country team, and the track team in addition to the soccer team ... A captain of the soccer team as a senior, Ballard was named the Division I Player of the Year in 2006 ... Earned two First Team Mission League selections during her career and one Second Team Division I CIF selection ... Named to the North/South California All-Star team ... Named a CIF Division I vs. CIF Division II All-Star ... Holds the school record in the 100 back and was a CIF Division I Champion as part of the 200 free relay team ... Also a Mission League Champion in the 50 free ... Also played club soccer for SoCal United and Santa Clara United ... Enjoys Art and Surfing ... Personal: The daughter of Kathryn and Charles Ballard, Bridget has three brothers, Matthew, Jason, and Christian, and two sisters, Heather and Gretchen ... Also a member of the Brown swimming team ... Concentrating in Neuroscience.