28 Bridget Ballard
28 Bridget Ballard
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Position: M/B


Nominee for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award … 2008: Named Second Team All-NEWISA and Second Team All-Ivy at the conclusion of the season … Also earned Academic All-Ivy and Second Team CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District … Started all 17 games at center midfield, playing all but just 15 minutes of Brown’s season … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the UConn Classic after Brown went 1-0-1, defeating #9 Penn State, 1-0, and tying #1 UCLA, 0-0 … Finished the year with four points, scoring one goal and assisting two others …  2007: Played in 13 of 17 games, starting all 13, while missing four due to injury … Scored one goal against Yale … Named Honorable Mention All-Ivy … 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.