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Bridget Houghton
Bridget Houghton
Height: 5-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Newtown Square, Pa.
High School: Cardinal O'Hara
Events: Distance/Middle Distance
Major: Occupational Therapy

Career Honors

3x Dean's List Honors


CACC Championship Performances

2018 - 800m (16th), 4x400m (9th)


TFRRS Performance List



  • Won her section of the 800m in a collegiate personal record of 2:44.31 to place 16th overall at the CACC Championship (5/6)
  • Finished secon in the mile at the Armory Last Chance meet, crossing less than three seconds behind teammate Elizabeth Sauers in a new collegiate personal best time of 6:09.20 (2/23)
  • Earned a total of seven points in the mile and 3000m at the Albright Invitational (2/10)

Prior to USciences: 

  • Four year runner at Cardinal O’Hara High School
  • Earned Honorable Mention All-Catholic League
  • Earned coaches Award for Cross Country
  • Earned Cardinal O’Hara High School’s Principals Award for Academic Excellence
  • Member of the Respect Life Club


  • Oldest of three children of Joseph and Carolyn Houghton
  • Hass two cousins who were standout athletes at the University of the Sciences – Gene Willard ranks seventh on the Devils all-time men’s basketball scoring list with 1,667 points and earned All-CACC honors in each of his four years, while cousin Matt Willard was a two-time All-CACC cross country runner and has recorded three of the top five men’s 8,000-meter times in school history
  • Decided to attend USciences for their doctorate entry level occupational therapy program -  “I was given the opportunity to live my dream running competitively and to continue to work hard and improve each year.  Most importantly I value being part of a team.”
  • After graduation plans to find a job working in a hospital in both geriatrics and pediatrics