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Christian Johnson
Christian Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

High School:
Cleveland Heights

Height:
5-6


11/11/2011

Women's Cross Country Looks to Impress at NCAA Southeast Regional on Saturday

The women's 6K race will start at 11:15 a.m. on Saturday.

10/29/2011

Women's Cross Country Claims Third at Big South Championship

Senior Christian Johnson claimed her third career All-Big South honor.

10/13/2011

Women's Cross Country to Compete in the Blue Ridge Mountain Open on Friday

The Chanticleers will compete in the 5-kilometer Gold race with the starting gun firing at 3 p.m.

2010: All-Big South in Cross Country... All-Big South in 1,500-meters (O)
2009: All-Big South in 800-meters (I,O) and mile (I).
2008: Big South Cross Country Freshman of the Year... All-Big South in Cross Country.

2011 Outdoor Track & Field: Ran a Coastal best 2:14.89 in the 800m at the Duke Invitational... Finished the 3,000m at the CCU/Shamrock Invitational in a time of 10:05.36 ... Won the 1,500m at the Weems Baskin Relays with a time of 4:38.78 ... Finished third in the 1,500m at the Big South Championships with a time of 4:35.96 to earn All-Big South honors ... Finished the season ranked third in the 1,500m and fourth in the 800m in the Big South Conference.

2011 Indoor Track & Field: Recorded seven top 10 finishes in nine events on the season ... Placed sixth in both the mile (5:12.17) and 800m (2:19.22) at the Big South Championships ... Captured Coastal's top mile time of the season with a 5:03.09 effort at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup to place eighth ... Coastal's top performer in the 800m with a time of 2:16.76 at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup.

2010 Cross Country: Started the season at the Gamecock Open in a time of 18:31.3... Finished fourth in the Coastal Carolina Invitational with a time of 18:43.2... Ran a 23:06.7 6K in the Roy Griak Invitational... Had a season best 18:29 5K at the Walt Disney World Classic... Finished the Blue Ridge Mountain Open in 18:55.5... Placed 10th in the Big South Championship in a time of 18:38.55... Ran a 22:42.8 6K at the NCAA Southeast Regional... Was a member of the 2010 All-Big South Conference Team.

2010 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at Georgia Tech... Finished seventh in the 800m at Duke Twilight... Finished fifth in the 800m at Liberty Twilight... Finished fourth in the 800m and fifth in the 1500m at Big South Conference Championships... Earned personal-bests of 2:15.02 and 4:43.42 in the 800m and 1500m... Finished fourth in the 800m and tenth in the 1500m at Weems Baskin... Competed in the 1500m and the 4x800m relay team at Shamrock Invite.

2010 Indoor: Finished ninth in the 800m, competed in the 5000m run and ran the mile leg of the fourth place distance medley relay team at Big South Indoor Championships... Ran a season-best of 2:19.76 to place third in the 800m run at Clemson Tiger Tune-Up... Finished seventh with a time of 3:03.53 in the 1000m and ran a time of 2:22.55 in the 800m at Tiger Paw Invite.

2009 Cross Country: Finished fifth at the Coastal Carolina Invitational... Finished 13th overall at the Gamecock Invitational... Placed 22nd overall at the Big South Championships.

2009 Outdoor: Earned All-Big South after a second-place finish in the 800 meters at the Big South Championships... Had a season best of 2:15.38 in the 800 meters in the preliminary round at the Big South Championships... Had a season best in the 1500 meters of 4:47.52 at the Duke Invitational.

2009 Indoor: Earned All-Big South in both the 800 meters and mile... Finished third at the Big South Championships in the 800 meters with a season best of 2:18.32... Finished third in the mile at the Big South Championships... Had a season best in the mile of 5:11.64 at the Clemson Tiger Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: Took seventh at the Big South Championships, finishing as the top freshman in the conference... Had four top-10 finishes in seven meets... Won the Gamecock Invitational in her first collegiate start with a time of 18:51.95... Was the top Chanticleer finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regionals, coming in 77th with a time of 22:41.7... Had 6k season-best of 22:39 at the Paul Short Invitational... Placed fourth at both the Coastal Carolina Invitational, as well as the Big South Preview.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Earned All-State honors in cross country senior year... Team MVP in cross country and track three times... Earned All-District accolades in cross country junior year... Named team's "Best New Runner" freshman year for the Tigers... Honor and Merit Roll student.

Personal: Full name is Christian Arielle Johnson... Daughter of Valerie Hurley... Majoring in health promotion.