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KRISTEN JOHNSON
  • Distance
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Atlanta, Ga. (Marist)

PERSONAL RECORD
INDOORS

800m: 2:14.00 - 2006 Pepsi Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 10:12.70 - 2005 Clemson Invitational, Clemson, S.C.
Mile: 4:49.89 - 2006 SEC Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOORS

1,500m: 4:31.65 - 2006 Diet Pepsi Classic, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m Steeplechase: 11:36.81 - 2005 SEC Championships, Nashville, Tenn.
5,000m: 16:52.81 - 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 meets (six indoor, five outdoor)…Bests of 2:14.00 (800m), 4:49.89 (mile), 4:31.65 (1,500m) and 16:52.81 (5,000m)…Nine top-10 finishes…Set personal-bests in four events in 2006, including indoor 800m (2:14.00), indoor mile (4:49.89), outdoor 1,500m (4:31.65) and outdoor 5,000m (16:52.81)…Narrowly missed regional qualifying mark in 5,000m at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships, finishing ninth in 16:52.81…Anchored 4x800m relay that finished seventh at prestigious Penn Relays in 8:42.13…Also finished 13th as member of DMR that ran 12:04.61…Opened outdoor campaign with personal-record in 1,500m (4:31.65) to finish fourth at Diet Pepsi Classic…Reset personal-best in mile with time of 4:49.89 in prelims at SEC Indoor Championships…Followed up that performance with 10th-place finish in finals (5:06.17)…Set PR in indoor 800m with sixth-place time of 2:14.00 at Pepsi Invitational…Third in mile at Gator Invitational with time of 4:58.78…SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in six meets (three indoor, three outdoor)…Bests of 5:15.56 (mile), 10:12.70 (3,000m), 11:36.81 (3,000m steeplechase)…Four top-10 finishes…Placed 13th at SEC Outdoor Championships in steeplechase in personal-best time of 11:36.81…Finished sixth in 3,000m steeplechase at Florida Relays (11:38.67)…Was anchor of distance medley relay team that finished sixth (11:54.82) at SEC Indoor Championships…Competed in 3,000m at Tyson Invitational, finishing in 14th with time of 10:26.50…Finished third as member of 4x400m relay team at Gator Invitational…Runner-up in 3,000m (10:12.70) and placed fourth as member of distance medley relay team at Clemson Invitational…Fifth in mile (5:15.56) at Florida Intercollegiate.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 18:40 (5,000m), 10:54 (3,200m), 5:07 (1,600m) and 57.0 (400m)…Captain of both cross country and track teams at Marist High School…Earned numerous awards at school including cross country and track woman of year…Set school records in 300m hurdles and 4x1,600m, 4x400m, 4x800m and distance medley relays…Was first student at Marist to win Georgia Athletic Directors Scholarship…Active in community service activities.

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