Minnesota is coming off of a spring break training trip.
Career Highlights:Ranks sixth in school history in the weight throw with a career best toss of 56-2 3/4 has a career best 171-3 in the hammer throw.
2012 Season - Indoor: Competed in the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships placed third at the Jack Johnson Classic with the sixth-best weight throw in Minnesota history (56-2 3/4) runner-up at the Parents Day Open (55-10 1/4). Outdoor: Competed in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships recorded a season-best throw of 171-3 (52.19m) in the hammer at the Bulldog Invite won the hammer at the Holst Invitational (165-6) finished second in hammer at the Tommie Twilight and Hamline Twilight Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season Indoor:competed in the Minnesota Open in the weight throw and finished fifth (52-8 ¼ ) took eighth at the Jack Johnson Classic with a mark of 52-0 competed at the Northwest Open and finished third (51-0 ¾ ) picked up another third place finish at the Brooks Classic (50-2 ¾ ) competed at the St. Thomas Show Case and finished fourth (50-0 ¾) placed 11th at the Parents' Day Open and finished seventh (48-10 ¼)Outdoor:competed in the hammer throw at the Mesa Classic and placed seventh (154-2)
2010 Season - Indoor:Competed in weight throw in four meets placed fifth at the Brooks Classic with a season-best throw of 49-2 1/2.Outdoor:Competed in five meets in the hammer threw in the Big Ten Championships landed top throw of 160-0, placing seventh at Musco Twilight Meet Academic All-Big Ten.
2009 Season:Redshirted in the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School:A 2008 graduate of Moorhead High School high school coach was Michael Dunna four-time all-state honoree placed fourth in the shot put as both a junior and senior at the Minnesota Class AA meet placed sixth in the discus in 2007, seventh in 2008 owns personal best of 42-3 in the shot put and 135-0 in the discus also lettered in volleyball an honor student.
Personal:Born June 3, 1990 majoring in Physical Therapy daughter of Lori Johnson has an older brother Joe, who played football at Minnesota State Moorhead hobbies include skydiving, snowboarding, playing volleyball and the violin.