- Kristen Johnson
- Atlanta, Ga.
- Marist High School
Track Events: 3,000m, 5,000m
Cross Country All-South Region - 2006
SEC Freshman Honor Roll - 2005
SEC Honor Roll - 2006, 2007
Four top 10 finishes … Personal bests of 17:47.97 (5K), 20:50.69 (6K), 4:49.29 (iMile), 10:12.70 (i3,000m), 4:25.39 (o1,500m), 16:52.81 (o5,000m) and 11:36.81 (Steeple).
2006: Competed and scored in six races … Started the season with a second-place finish at the Mountain Dew Invitational, finishing the 5K race in a career-best time of 17:47.97 …Florida's final scorer at the SEC Championships, finishing in the top 30 overall … Earned All-South Region honors, finishing 17th overall and third among Gators at the regional championship … Florida's fourth finisher at the NCAA Championship.
2005: Competed in all six races and scored in five … Earned two top 10 finishes, finishing eighth at the Mountain Dew Invitational and sixth at the Disney Classic … Ran a career-best 6K of 20:50.69 as Florida’s second finisher in 22nd overall at the SEC Championship … Improved her 6K time by almost a minute.
2004: Consistently the second finisher among Gators … Fifth place finish at the Disney Classic … Set personal collegiate best 5K time of 17:56.63 at the Disney Classic … Set then-collegiate best 6K time of 21:57.11 at the NCAA South Region Championship to finish 24th … 31st place finish at the SEC Championships.
Track Highlights: Finished ninth in the 5,000m at the SEC Outdoor Championship with a time of 16:52.81, in her only time to run that event in 2006.
Prep: Captain of both cross country and track teams at Marist High School … Team has won six straight Georgia High School cross country titles … Earned numerous awards at her school including cross country and track woman of the year … Holds school records in the 300m hurdles and the 4x1600m, 4x400m, 4x800m and distance medley relays … Was the first student at Marist to win the Georgia Athletic Directics Scholarship … Active in community service activities.