Jillian Johnson
Jillian Johnson


Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Green Bay East HS



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Stanford Leads Gophers with Two Titles

Minnesota won five individual event titles at the UW-La Crosse Eagle Open Friday


Osterdyk Wins Shot Put at Hamline

The Gophers competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly on Saturday afternoon


Domski, Opitz Win Titles in Iowa

Lauren Domski and Cassy Opitz won their events at the Grand View Viking Classic


Gophers to Split Squad at Five Meets

Minnesota is split at Hamline, Drake, Grand View, UC San Diego and Macalester this week


Mid-Distance Gophers Race at Carleton Relays

Bollig and Mikkalson lead Minnesota in the 800m and 1,500m races

2014 Season - Indoor: Ran five races and recorded career-bests in the 800m (2:17.86) and the mile (5:07.70) • won the 800m in a career-best 2:17.86 at the St. Thomas Showcase • ran a personal-best 5:07.70 for 21st place at Jack Johnson Classic • finished fourth in the 800m in 2:18.129 at Northwest Open.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Competed in six races, running the 800m and 1,500m three times each • set career-best 2:14.26 in 800m and placed fifth at UW-La Crosse • placed fifth in 800m (2:14.26) at UW-La Crosse Open • ran a season-best 4:44.93 for fifth place in the 1,500m at Grand View Viking Classic • placed ninth in 1,500m in 4:50.50 at Carleton Relays • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2013 Season - Indoor: Ran the 800m at the Jack Johnson Classic (2:21.70) • competed in the mile at Parents Day Open (5:10.86).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Finished sixth in the 1,500m at the Meet of the Unsaintly with a season-best time of 4:43.25 • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Took ninth in the Parents Day Open 800m (2:19.24) • placed fourth in the MSU Open 800m (2:21.53) • ran The Show Case mile in 5:17.04, good for third place.

2012 Season - Outdoor: Finished third in the 800m at the Hamline Twilight • ran her season-fastest 800m race at the Tommie Twilight (2:17.06) • finished third in the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational (4:52.23).

2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor track seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Green Bay East High School • high school coach was Terri Gilles • top time in the mile was a 5:28 • ran a best time of 10:59 in the 3,000m • clocked a 4:58 in the 1,500m.

Personal: Born on August 1, 1992 • majoring in microbiology/pre-med • daughter of Shawn and Brian Johnson • has two siblings, Diedre and Kiernan • hobbies include snowboarding, skiing, soccer, singing and playing the violin.

Johnson's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:17.86 St. Thomas Showcase (2/14/14)
Mile 5:07.70 Jack Johnson Classic (1/24-25/14)
Johnson's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:14.26 UW-La Crosse (5/9/14)
1,500m 4:43.25 Meet of the Unsaintly (5/4/13)


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