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)
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
Did not compete
2011 CROSS COUNTRY
Finished 35th at Cavalier Open
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)
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
Scored at ACCs, finishing sixth in 1500m
Ran season-best 3:51.44 in 1500m at Colonial Relays
Member of DMR team that won Armory on January 30 (1st leg)
Member of DMR team that won Armory on February 14 (3rd leg)
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
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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