Shanta Johnson
Shanta Johnson


Ladson, S.C.

High School:



2007 Outdoor: Concluded her freshman campaign with three All-Conference nods... Second in the 200 meters at the Big South Outdoor Championships with a Coastal record-setting time of 24.12... Had the top time in the 400-meter prelims with a time of 55.46... Part of the Big South Champion 4x400-meter relay squad and the second-place 4x100-meter relay team... Also ran on the 4x400-meter relay team that set conference and program records at NCAA Regionals... Lead-off runner on program record setting sprint medley relay team... Competed at the USA Junior Nationals in the 200, where she finished eighth in the finals with a time of 24.48... Won the 100 meters at Battle of the Beach... Was first in the 200 meters at the Winthrop Invitational and Battle of the Beach, setting a new meet record in the latter race... Member of the 4x100-meter relay squad that set a new program record at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 45.77... Part of 4x100-relay squad that won at the Winthrop Invitational, the Shamrock Invitational and the Chanticleer Classic...

2007 Indoor: Ran her top 200 meters time at the Big South Indoor Championships, clocking 25.15 in both the prelims and the finals... Was fifth in the 400-meter prelims at the Big South Indoor Championships with a season-best time of 58.38... Advanced to the finals in the event and placed sixth...

High School: 3A 800 meter state champion as a senior... All-State in the 100, 200, 400 and 800... Three-time MVP and Most Improved women's track athlete... Runner of the Year as a senior... Won the 200 and 400 at the Lower Richland Diamond Invitational as a senior... Airport's Athlete of the Year as a sophomore... Was named Freshman of the Year... Ran for Classics Track Club...

Personal: Full name: Shanta Renee Johnson... Daughter of Ronald Johnson and Janice Lites... Accounting major.

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