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Brett Johnson
Brett  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ocean City, N.J.

High School:
Ocean City

Event:
Cross Country/Middle Distance


PRs: 800m - 1:50.73; 1000m - 2:28.47; 1500m - 3:44.44; Mile - 4:03.62
All-American: 1500m (O: '11 - 2nd, '12 - HM)
Penn Relays Champion: 4x800m ('11)
All-ACC: Mile ('11)
NCAA Qualifier: 1500m (O: '11, '12)
NCAA East Regional Preliminary Qualifier: 1500m (O: '11, '12)
ACC Academic Honor Roll: ('10-'11)

2012 OUTDOOR
• Placed 17th in 1500m at NCAAs in season-best 3:44.63
• Finished 14th in 1500m at NCAA East Prelims
• Scored at ACCs in 1500m, finishing 8th

2012 INDOOR

• Did not compete

2011 CROSS COUNTRY

• Finished 35th at Cavalier Open

2011 OUTDOOR
• Penn Relays Champion in 4x800m relay that set UVa record (7:12.15)
• Penn Relays 4x800m time ranked first in nation
• Placed 13th in 1500m at NCAAs
• Finished 11th in 1500m at NCAA East Preliminaries
• Placed sixth in 1500m at ACCs
• Won and set PR in 1500 at Mason Spring Invite that ranks sixth in UVa outdoor history (3:44.44)

2011 INDOOR
• Earned bronze in mile at ACCs
• Placed eighth in 800m at conference meet
• Part of DMR that won Virginia Tech Elite Meet
• Set PR in mile at Husky Classic that ranks fourth in UVa indoor history (4:03.62)

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• Picked up first individual title at Cavalier Open with a time of 24:58.76

2010 OUTDOOR
• Scored at ACCs, finishing sixth in 1500m
• Ran season-best 3:51.44 in 1500m at Colonial Relays

2010 INDOOR
• Member of DMR team that won Armory on January 30 (1st leg)
• Member of DMR team that won Armory on February 14 (3rd leg)

High School
• Two-time All-American in the mile run
• Won the mile at the Meet of Champions
• Two-time state champion in the 800m and mile
• Footlocker finalist in cross country
• Four-time All-Cape Atlantic League in cross country
• National Honor Society member

Personal
• Full name is Brett Donald Johnson
• Son of Donald and Kathryn Johnson
• Has a brother, Erik, 18, and sister, Katie, 16
• Coached by Coach Morland and Coach Purdue at Ocean City High School

More about Brett:
• Favorite movie: The Boondock Saints
• Favorite TV channel: ESPN
• Favorite ice cream flavor: chocolate

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