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Martine Borge
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bergen, Norway
High School: Sandsli Videregaendes Kale
Experience: 3 Letters
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Martine Borge
Courtesy: Arkansas
Release: 09/03/2009

PERSONAL BESTS || INDOOR: 800m – 2:05.41 (Arkansas Last Chance, 3/2/12); OUTDOOR: 400m – 54.05 (Arkansas Twilight, 5/4/12)…800m – 2:06.54 (John McDonnell Invitational, 4/21/12)

FIRST LOOK: 2012 All-American…2012 All-SEC…2012 NCAA West Preliminary qualifier (800m)…SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll…USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2012 || INDOOR: Borge was a two-time scorer at the SEC Championships with a fourth-place finish at 800 meters and as a member of the runner-up distance-medley relay team. At the conference meet, she finished fourth in the individual event with a time of 2:07.81 and returned to the track later that day to run the 800-meter leg of the DMR which ran to a final time of 11:13.64. Borge registered a personal-best time of 2:05.41 on her way to victory at the Arkansas Last Chance meet. At the NCAA Championships, she was part of the DMR that earned honorable mention All-America accolades. Earlier in the season, Borge won the collegiate section of the 500 meters with a career-best time of 1:13.05 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York. OUTDOOR: In her second 800-meter race of the outdoor season, Borge knocked more than a second off her previous effort with a win at the John McDonnell Invitational in a personal-best time of 2:06.54. Running the 800-meter leg of the sprint-medley relay at the Drake Relays, she anchored the team to a meet-record time of 3:45.48, breaking the 16-year-old record by more than a second. Borge finished just outside of scoring position at the conference meet with a ninth-place finish at 800 meters at the SEC Championships. Borge qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary and advanced to the quarterfinal round of the 800 meters, finishing in 22nd place overall. For her work in the classroom, Borge earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2011 || INDOOR: Borge opened the season at the Arkansas Invitational with a third-place finish at 800 meters and as the lead leg for a second-place 4x400-meter relay. At the Razorback Invitational, she turned in a time of 2:11.95 to finish fifth in the 800 meters. She finished ninth in the event at the Tyson Invitational (2:13.12). Borge posted a personal-best effort of 2:10.62 at 800 meters in the preliminary rounds at the SEC Championships. She was just two spots out of qualifying for the event final. She closed out her indoor season with a third-place run and time of 2:12.07 at the Arkansas Last Chance meet. OUTDOOR: In her first race of the outdoor campaign, Borge crossed in an 800-meter time of 2:10.56 at the Stanford Invitational. She made her season debut in the 400 meters at the John Jacobs Invitational and finished in 10th place. At the John McDonnell Invitational recorded her first sub-2:10 effort with a runner-up finish in a time of 2:08.09. Borge advanced to the finals of the 800 meters at the SEC Championships and clocked a time of 2:09.27 to finish in ninth place, just out of scoring position. At the Arkansas Twilight, she ran a personal-best 54.95 at 400 meters and returned to the track to help the 4x400-meter team to a win. Borge qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary and advanced to the second round of the 800 meters where she posted a time of 2:08.17. In addition to her success on the track, she was a member of the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2010 || INDOOR: Borge turned in a pair of third-place finishes in the 600 meters and 4x400-meter relay at the season-opening Arkansas Invitational. Concentrating on the longer sprints and shorter middle distance races, she competed in events ranging from the 400 meters to the 800 meters. She was eighth in the 800 meters at the Virginia Tech Invitational and followed that with a personal-best time of 2:17.64 in the event the next week at the Razorback Invitational. At the SEC Championships, she finished 17th overall in the preliminary round of the 800 meters in a time of 2:19.82. OUTDOOR: In her first event of the outdoor season, Borge was part of the sprint-medley relay that took first in a time of 4:04.41 at the Disney World Invitational. At the UCF Black & Gold meet, she continued her strong start by taking the title in the 800 meters and helping the 4x400-meter relay team to a silver finish. She posted a personal-best time of 2:13.76 in the 800 meters at the Arkansas Twilight, good for a 12th-place finish. At the SEC Championships, she ran to a time of 2:15.36 to finish 15th in the preliminary rounds.

AT SANDSLI VIDEREGAENDES KALE: Borge holds personal bests of 56.49 in the 400 meters and 2:09.14 in the 800 meters. While attending high school at Sandsli Videregaendes Kale, she competed for the club team BFG Fana in Bergen, Norway.

PERSONAL: Born March 8, 1990, she is the daughter of Espen Borge and Hege Eikemo. Her father, Espen, ran under John McDonnell (1985-86) and was a two-time All-American in the distance medley relay and in the 1,500 meters. He was also a member of the Southwest Conference title-winning distance medley relay. Borge was a member of the Norwegian team at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. She is enrolled in the Sam M. Walton College of Business and is majoring in general business.


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