Linnea Johnson  
Linnea Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Hope, Minn.

High School:
Armstrong HS

Position:
Sprints

Experience:
SQ


05/17/2012

Gophers Qualify 16 for NCAA Prelims

Golden Gophers made the cut in 13 different events.

04/26/2012

Gophers Win Six Events at Hamilne Twilight

Devin Stanford won both hammer and discus.

02/24/2012

Gophers Complete Day 1 at Big Ten Championships

Many new personal best performances highlight the day

02/16/2012

Seniors Ready for Parents Day Open

Final meet before the Big Ten championships

01/28/2012

Gophers Wrap Up Minnesota State Open

Meyo Invitational next weekend

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten Championships, running the 200 meters in 25.17 during the preliminary round • runner-up at the Parents Day Open in the 400 meters with 58.16 • placed third at the MSU Open running 58.03 in the 400 meters • member of the 4x400 meter relay team that placed second (3:49.02) at the Holiday Inn Invitational • placed seventh at the Holiday Inn Invitational 200 meters with 25.60 • placed eighth in the 200 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic, running 25.84. Outdoor: Competed in the 400 meters at the Big Ten Championships • won the 400m at the Hamline Twilight (56.69) and the Tommie Twilight (57.73) • also competed in the 100m, 200m, and 4x400m relay during the season.

2011 Season Indoor Season:competed at the Jack Johnson Classic in the 60 meter dash and finished with a time of8.08 •ran a 8.00 at the Minnesota Open in the Minnesota Open •competed at the Meyo Invitational in the 200 meter run and finished with a time 25.50 • competed in the Jack Johnson Classic in the 200 meters and finished in sixth (25.72) • ran the 200 meters at the Iowa State Classic and finished with a time of 26.20•competed in the 400 meters at the Meyo Invitational and finished with a time of 58.35 • took eighth at the Parents' Day Open in the 400 meters (59.86)Outdoor:took second at the Tommie Twilight in the 100 meters (12.26) •competed at the LSU Alumni Gold and finished tenth (12.27) •ran a 12.70 at the Bulls Invitational •competed at the Mesa Classic with a time of 12.79 • ran a 25.48 at the LSU Alumni Gold • competed at the Bulls Invitational in the 200 meter run and finished with a time of 25.52.

2010 Season - Indoor:Competed in seven meets • ran the 60 meters at Big Ten Championships • clocked top 60m time of 7.82 seconds at Parents' Day Open • placed second in the 200 meters in the same meet with a season-best time of 25.24 seconds.Outdoor:Competed in five meets • ran the 200 meters at the Big Ten meet clocking a season-best time of 24.77 • anchored the Gophers' 4x200m relay that finished fourth in the Drake Relay with a school-record time of 1:36.93.

2009 Season - Indoor:Competed in five meets • won the 200m at the Parents' Day Open (25.65) and UW-River Falls Classic (25.76). Outdoor:Competed in four meets • placed second in the 100m at the Phil Esten Challenge and Macalester Inv. • took first in the 200m at the Macalester Inv. • ran a second place time of 25.37 at the Phil Esten Challenge • placed second at the Hamline Twilight.

2008 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School:A 2007 graduate of Armstrong High School • high school coach was Derek Fisher • Minnesota AA all-state performer in the 200 meters in 2007 • also competed in the 100 meters at state meet • high school career best of 12.3 (100m) and 25.18 (200m) • three-time track letterwinner • lettered five times as a defenseman on the ice hockey team • honor student.

Personal:Born July 6, 1989 • intends to major in pediatrics or English • daughter of Robert and Katherine Johnson • has four brothers: Brett, Danny, Brian and Jason • enjoys wake boarding, tubing and reading.