Bridget Burger is in her fourth year at the University of Delaware as an athletics academic counselor in 2016-17.
She is responsible for providing academic guidance, educational, developmental and career counseling and eligibility certification for student-athletes.
A former standout college athlete at Alvernia (Pa.) University, Burger joined the University of Delaware staff as an intern with Student Services for Athletes in 2013-14 and was promoted to a full-time position the following year.
A native of Lansdale, Pa., she is a 2010 magna cum laude graduate of Alvernia (Reading, Pa.) with a degree in sport management and went on to earn her master's degree in kinesiology and sports studies from East Tennessee State in 2013.
While at Alvernia, Burger was a four-year letterwinner for the cross country team, earned all-conference honors in 2006, was a member of the conference all-academic team, and earned a sport on the All-Sportsmanship team. She earned Alvernia's Sportsmanship Award in 2008, was the first-ever recipient of the Alvernia Athletic Director's Award in 2010, and earned the Alvernia Senior Scholar Athlete Award in 2010.
In addition to her athletic pursuits, she was a Business Honor Society and National Scholastic Honor Society student, served as a peer mentor, was a SAAC representative, and served as president of the Alvernia Intramural Athletic Board.
Following graduation she worked for one year as an intern in the Athletic Director's Office at Villanova University where she handled day to day administrative duties and assisted with special projects within athletics.
While pursuing her master's degree at East Tennessee State, she served for two years in 2011-13 as a graduate assistant in the Academic Support office where she mentored and provided guidances to student-athletes on a weekly basis.