Dominica  Bleichert
Dominica Bleichert

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clifton Park, NY

High School:
Shenendehowa

11/18/2017

Cross Country Finishes Up Season At ECAC/IC4A Championship

Kibet & Forman Lead the Way for Siena

11/10/2017

Cross Country Competes at NCAA Regionals

Men Finish 23rd, Women Finish 31st

10/28/2017

Men Third, Women Seventh in Record Setting Day at MAAC Championship

Kibet and Forman Earn All-Conference Honors

10/14/2017

Men Third, Women Fourth at UAlbany Invitational

Forman and Kibet Lead the Way for Siena

09/29/2017

Men Third, Women Seventh At Paul Short Run

Kibet and Forman Lead the Way for Siena

11/20/2017

Cross Country at MAAC Championships (10/28/17)

Cross Country at MAAC Championships (10/28/17)

09/28/2017

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

09/18/2017

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

Cross Country at Monmouth Invitational (9/16/17)

05/24/2017

2017 MAAC Outdoor Track Championship

2017 MAAC Outdoor Track Championship

02/04/2017

Track at Armory Invitational (2/4/17)

Track at Armory Invitational (2/4/17)

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Finished 39th at the MAAC Cross Country Championship 23:13.5
  • Won the 3000m at the Class of 1932 Track Meet (Indoor)
  • Took 11th in the 5000m at the MAAC Indoor Track Championship
  • Eighth place finish in the 10000m at the MAAC Outdoor Track Championship

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • 5th in the 5000m at the Yale Season Opener (Indoor)
  • 2nd in the 10000m at the Monmouth Season Opener (Outdoor)
  • MAAC Outdoor Championship -- 25th in the 1500m

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Broke the program's freshman record 5K time running 18:43 in the Rensselaer Invitational (9/13), ranking 4th best time overall
  • Recorded personal best 22:54.4 in the 6K at Paul Short Run (10/4)
  • Finished 41st in the 6K at the MAAC Championships with a time of 23:14.48 to mark the fourth fastest time at the MAAC Championship in program history
  • Recorded the sixth fastest 6K time of 23:35.13 run by a Siena woman on the Van Cortlandt Park (11/14)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Attended Shenendehowa High School
  • Named team captain and the most honored athlete for the 2013 cross country season for exemplifying heart, commitment, selflessness and dedication
  • Ran a personal best of 19:08.49 at the Saratoga State Park 5K course (2013)
  • Bleichert was the 2014 Middletown Invitational 2K Steeple Champion as a member of the Section II Champions Outdoor Track squad

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Joseph and Michelle Bleichert
  • Has an older sister, Annese, and a younger sister, Joely
  • Psychology major

GETTING TO KNOW DOMINICA BLEICHERT:

    Nickname: Mia
    Three words that describe me: Committed, hardworking, and loving
    My favorite TV show is: Full House and Pretty Little Liars
    My favorite artist is: Taylor Swift, The Script, and Luke Bryan
    My favorite professional sports team is: The New York Yankees
    Favorite Athlete: I dont really have one but I love the New York Yankees and Derek Jeter. Also, i admire the Kenyan runners and there crazy talent with long distance running in particular
    If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Italy, Greece, or Hawaii
    My favorite movie: The Notebook
    If I had $10 million I would: Split it between my family, buy a beach house for family reunions and vacations, give a lot to different charities, and open up my own business/nursing home for the elderly people
    Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Soccer and basketball
    My favorite book: The Fault in Our Stars

    BLEICHERT'S CAREER RESULTS

    PERSONAL BEST TIMES
    1500m: 4:55.73 (2014)
    3000m: 10:30.15 (2017)
    5000m: 18:00.92 (2017)
    10000m: 37:58.05 (2017)
    2km Steeple: 7:37.49 (2014)
    5km XC: 18:40.5 (UAlbany, 2016)
    6km XC: 22:54.4 (Lehigh, 2014)