- Amber Johnson
- Orlando, Fla.
- Dr. Phillips
5K: 19:06.10 (Disney Cross Country Invitational, 10/12/13)
6K: 21:50.70 (NCAA South Region Championships, 11/15/14)
2014: Competed in every race for the Gators…Finished in the top-10 for the first time in her collegiate career when she finished eighth (11:53.80, two-mile) at the season-opening Western Carolina Invitational...Helped UF to a team title at the Mountain Dew Invitational, nabbing 75th (19:09.61, 5k)…Was the team’s sixth scorer at SEC’s, crossing the line in 76th (21:57.16, 6k)…Ran a personal-best 21:50.70 6k (119th) at the NCAA South Region Championships.
2013: Competed in two cross country meets for the Gators her first season on campus, including the Disney Cross Country Classic 5k, where she clocked a season-best 19:06.10 and scored fifth for the Gators…Also competed at the 2013 SEC Championships at home in Gainesville, helping Florida to fourth overall…Established a collegiate-best 6k mark of 23:21.99 at SECs.
Prep: Distance runner from Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Fla. …Owns three of the nine fastest distance marks in Dr. Phillips history and a member of the school record Distance Medley Relay…Was third at the 2012 FHSAA Class 4A State Cross Country Championships (18:27.49) her senior season and placed fifth at the 2011 FHSAA 4A state meet (18:44.98)…A five-time All-Metro conference selection, a four-time All-Central Florida honoree…Crowned the Metro West Conference Champion…Ran in the FACA Senior All-Star Meet in Tallahassee in high school and the Foot Locker South Regional Championship in Charlotte…Earned eight varsity letters throughout her high school career at Dr. Phillips…Maintained a 4.84 GPA throughout her high school tenure.