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2008 Women's Track & Field Roster

Kristen Johnson

Atlanta, Ga. (Marist)


800m: 2:13.24, 2007 Diet Pepsi Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 4:49.89, 2006 SEC Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
3,000m: 10:12.70, 2005 Clemson Invitational, Clemson, S.C.

1,500m: 4:25.39, 2007 Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa
3,000m Steeplechase: 11:36.81, 2005 SEC Championships, Nashville, Tenn.
5,000m: 16:52.81, 2006 SEC Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

HONORS: USTFCCCA All-Academic Team – 2007.

2006-07 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (2): (o) Florida State Relays 5,000m (17:09.77); (i) Diet Pepsi Invitational distance medley relay (12:01.66) … Bests of 2:13.24 (800m), 4:25.39 (1,500m), 4:51.77 (mile) and 17:09.77 (5,000m) …Competed in nine meets (four indoor, five outdoor) … USTFCCCA All-Academic Team … Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll … Ran 1,500m at NCAA East Region Championships in 4:43.68 to finish 31st … Finished seventh  in 1,500m (4:31.35) and took 11th in 5,000m (17:07.50) at SEC Outdoor Championships … At Drake Relays, ran 1,500m in personal-best 4:25.39 at Drake Relays to finish sixth and post an NCAA regional standard, while also running anchor leg of fifth-place 4x800m (8:53.68) … Notched fourth-place finish in 1,500m (4:31.84), ran second leg of second-place 4x800m (9:04.23) and ran opening leg of second-place DMR (11:40.81) at Pepsi Florida Relays … Earned victory in 5,000m at Florida State Relays (17:09.77) … Ran first leg of third-place DMR (11:28.62) at SEC Indoor Championships … Ran 800m in 2:13.24 at Diet Pepsi Invitational to finish third … Also ran second leg of the first-place DMR (12:01.66) … Took third in mile (4:52.19) and fourth in 800m (2:14.48) at Indiana Team Classic … Finished third in mile at Florida Intercollegiate in 5:00.08.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 2:14.00 (800m), 4:49.89 (mile), 4:31.65 (1,500m) and 16:52.81 (5,000m) … Competed in 11 meets (six indoor, five outdoor) … SEC Academic Honor Roll … 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 SEC Outdoor Championships, finishing ninth in 16:52.81 … Anchored 4x800m that finished seventh at Penn Relays in 8:42.13 … Also finished 13th as member of DMR that ran 12:04.61 … Opened outdoor campaign with time of 4:31..56 in 1,500m 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 a 10th-place finish in final (5:06.17) … Third in mile at Gator Invitational with time of 4:58.78.

2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 5:15.56 (mile), 10:12.70 (3,000m), 11:36.81 (3,000m steeplechase) … Competed in six meets (three indoor, three outdoor) … 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 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 at Gator Invitational … Runner-up in 3,000m (10:12.70) and placed fourth as member of distance medley relay at Clemson Invitational … Fifth in mile (5:15.56) at Florida Intercollegiate.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 18:40 in 5,000m, 10:54 in 3,200m, 5:07 in 1,600m and 57.0 in 400m … Captain of both cross country and track teams at Marist High School … Earned numerous awards at the school, including cross country and track Woman of Year…Set school records in 300m hurdles and 4x1,600m, 4x400m, 4x800m and distance medley relays.

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