Minnesota competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday
Patty O'Brien wins the 5,000m at the Kip Janvrin Invite to lead the Gophers on Friday
Minnesota wins its first Drake Relays title since 2013
Minnesota continued its record-breaking weekend on day two of the Virginia Challenge Saturday
Minnesota posted all-time top-10 marks in the hammer throw, 3,000m steeple chase, and 400m run Friday
2016 Season - Indoor: Ran at five meets with appearances in the mile, 3,000m, 5,000m, and distance medley relay • ran a career-best 4:45.66 in the mile prelims at the Big Ten Championship and went on to place sixth in finals in 4:47.13 • ran the 1,200m leg of the distance medley relay at Big Tens, placing third in 11:13.28 to rank sixth in Minnesota history • finished 16th in the 3,000m at the Meyo Invite in a career-best 9:33.97 • ran a career-best 17:12.24 in the 5,00m to place fourth at the Minnesota Open.
2015 Season - Indoor: Ran five races, including career-best times in both the mile and 3,000m • ran a career-best 4:49.65 mile for 15th place at the Big Ten championship • clocked a career-best 9:52.32 in the 3,000m at the Meyo Invitational.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran eight races • ran the 1,500m and 5,000m at the Big Ten Championship • ran a career-best 4:29.65 in the 1,500m to place 16th at Big Tens • placed 20th in the 5,000m (17:58.11) at Big Tens • won the 1,500m (4:30.20) at Musco Twilight • ran a season-best 17:55.21 in the 5,000m at the Stanford Invite • ran on fifth-place 4x1,600m relay team at Drake Relays to rank 10th all-time (19:24.88) • ran on distance medley relay team at Drake Relays to rank 10th all-time • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2014 Season - Indoor: Ran season-best 4:55.70 to win the mile at Parents Day Open • finished fourth in the 3,000m in a season-best 9:53.34 at Iowa State Classic • ran the mile at Big Tens and clocked a 4:59.40 in prelims.
2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran five races • finished 26th in the 5,000m (17:30.80) at Big Ten Championships • ran a season-best 17:13.90 in the 5,000m and placed 22nd at Drake Relays • finished third in a season-best 4:33.51 in the 1,500m at UW-La Crosse • ran the 1,500m at Spec Towns (4:35.84) and Meet of the Unsaintly in 1,500m (4:33.52).
2013 Season: Redshirted the 2012 cross country season and the 2013 indoor and outdoor track seasons.
High School: A graduate of Plymouth High School • 2012 Wisconsin Division I champion in the 3200 meters with a personal record of 10:43.01, after a runner-up finish in 2011 • added a third-place finish and PR in the 1600m in 2012 (4:58.60) • competed at the state meet four years in a row • finished third in the state cross country meet as a senior • all-state academic honoree • National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born December 1, 1993 • daughter of Steve and Chris Johnson • has two siblings, Lauren and Luke • major is food science.
|Johnson's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)|
|Mile||4:45.66||Big Ten Championships (2/26/16)|
|3,000m||9:33.97||Meyo Invitational (2/6/16)|
|5,000m||17:12.24||Minnesota Open (1/16/16)|
|Johnson's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|1,500m||4:29.65||Big Ten Championships (5/16/15)|
|5,000m||17:13.90||Drake Relays (4/24/14)|
Minnesota Wins 10 Events at UST
Agnes Esser and Rachel Schow both won two events to lead the Gophers at the Tommie Twilight on Wednesday.
Two Local Meets Up Next For Gophers
Minnesota competes at the St. Thomas Tommie Twilight and the Hamline Meet of the Un-Saintly this week.
Gophers Wrap Up Four-Meet Week
The Minnesota women's track & field team competed at Drake, Kansas, and Macalester on Saturday.