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KECIA JOHNSON
  • Distance
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Junior
  • Gainesville, Fla. (Eastside HS)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

800m: 2:11.93 - 2006 Pepsi Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
800m: 2:10.96 - 2006 SEC Outdoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
1,500m: 4:52.32 - 2004 Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.

2006 AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 11 meets (six indoor, five outdoor)…Best of 2:10.96 (800m)…Set personal-best of 2:10.96 in 800m to finish 13th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships…Third leg of Distance Medley Relay team that placed 13th at Penn Relays with time of 8:42.13…Took 14th in 2:12.95 at Mt. SAC Relays…Once again broke 2:12.00 barrier at Florida Fast Times, placing fifth with time of 2:11.94…Member of runner-up DMR team at SEC Indoor Championships, which clocked time of 11:35.45…Finished 19th at Tyson Invitational with time of 2:14.13…Also member of DMR team that finished second at Gator Invitational with time of 2:12.73…Reset personal-standard in indoor 800m with sixth-place time of 2:11.93 at Pepsi Invitational…SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in seven meets (five indoor, two outdoor)…Best of 2:12.21 (800m)…Six top-10 finishes…Placed 19th at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships in 800m in time of 2:12.36…Finished 13th in 800m at Mt. SAC Relays in 2:14.26…Finished sixth in 800m at Mississippi Invitational (2:14.04)…Fifth as member of 4x1,500m relay at Florida Relays (19:14.83)…Runner-up in 800m (2:12.21) at Last Chance Meet…Leadoff leg of distance medley relay team that finished sixth (11:54.82) at SEC Indoor Championships…Competed in 800m at Tyson Invitational, finishing in 2:15.73…Sixth in 800m in 2:14.39 and finished third as member of 4x400 relay team at Gator Invitational…Runner-up in 800m in 2:16.96 at Florida Intercollegiate…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2004 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 2:13.23 (800m) and 4:52.32 (1,500m)…Competed in nine meets (three indoor, six outdoor)...Recorded then personal-best time of 2:13.23 in preliminaries of 800m at SEC Outdoor Championships…Finished sixth in 800m at FSU Dual meet, clocking in at 2:17.06…Runner-up as member of 4x800m relay and also finished 16th in 800m (2:14.82) and 19th in 1,500m (4:52.32) at Florida Relays...Placed fifth as member of 4x400m relay and also finished ninth in 800m in 2:19.86 at Florida Intercollegiate…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 2:20 in 800m…Set Eastside High School record in 800m (2:20)…2003 Class 3A 800m district champion…Team was two-time district champs…Captained track team all four years of high school, cross country team senior year and basketball team three years…Member of National Honor Society, Spanish Club and Key Club…Listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students.

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