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Mishael Berger
Mishael  Berger

Associate AD for Eligibility and Certification

Alma Mater:
UT Arlington (2001)


Mavericks Continue To Set Pace With Academic Success

For The Sixth Straight Year, UTA Student-Athletes Set A Program Record For Graduation Success Rate


Mavericks post school record grade point average

Six UTA programs recorded above a 3.0 GPA for the first time in school history.


Baker announces Grubbs hiring plus staff promotions

Derrick Grubbs hired as Associate AD for Game Presentation and Fan Experience; Mishael Berger, Kris Wood and Kimberley Jardine promoted.


Hall of Honor celebrates UTA's best

2013 inductees were Pete Carlon, Clay Gould, Mishael Berger, and the 1990 and 1992 baseball teams.


2013 Hall of Honor inductees: 1990 & 1992 Baseball

The 1990 and 1992 SLC championship teams are taking their place in the Hall of Honor.

Mishael Berger is one of the most decorated distance runners in UT Arlington track history, a member of the Hall of Honor and the Associate Athletics Director for Eligibility and Certification


She joined the department full time in August 2004, working half time as a track and field assistant coach, and half time in academic advising.Berger moved into academic advising full time in August 2007, and into her current role with eligibility and certification in March 2012.

The NCAA Indoor All-American was a member of 10 UTA teams that won Southland Conference championships between 1999-2001. She is the school record holder in the 800 meters, both indoor and outdoor. She earned all-American honors in the 800 meters at the 2000 NCAA Indoor Championships and qualified for the NCAA Championships in the outdoor season of 2000.

The Pottsboro, Texas, native captured six individual conference titles in the 800 meters and was the member of three relays teams that won SLC championships. Berger has competed in three consecutive U.S. Outdoor Championships and advanced to the semifinals of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trails in the 800 meters.

She resides in Arlington with her husband Brandon Berger, the current UTA associate head coach for men's and women's track and field. Mishael Berger graduated from UT Arlington in 2001 with a business degree and an emphasis in information systems.


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