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Women's Cross Country's Johnson Earns Big South Runner of the Week

Women's Cross Country's Johnson Earns Big South Runner of the Week

Release courtesy of the Big South Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Coastal Carolina University women’s cross country runner Christian Johnson (Cleveland Heights, Ohio/Cleveland Heights) has been named the Choice Hotels Women’s Runner of the Week for her efforts Fri., Aug. 29 at the Gamecock Invitational.

Johnson, a freshman, took home the top overall finish in the 5,000-meter course in Columbia, S.C., with a time of 18:52. Her finish also helped propel the Chanticleers to a second-place finish behind the host school, the University of South Carolina.

Johnson and the rest of the Chants will be back on the course on Sat., Sept. 13 as Coastal Carolina hosts the Coastal Carolina Invitational from Quail Creek Golf Club. The invitational, in its fourth season, has a start time of 8:30 a.m.