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03/31/2012

Irish Travel The Country For Track And Field Meets

Notre Dame wins nine events on day two at Purdue.

AS A SENIOR: Competed in one race during the cross country season, finishing the 5K JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational in 19:37 ... finished first in the 5,000m (18:03.92) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... took fifth in the 5,000m at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three meets during the track and field season ... Specialized in the distance events ... ran a personal best in the 5,000 meters at the outdoor Gina Relays (17:51.02).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced in the opening two events of the cross country slate, finishing fifth at the Valparaiso Crusader Open after completing the course in 19:05 ... crossed in 28th at the National Catholic Invite after finishing the circuit in19:17.1 ... returned to lineup at the NCAA Championship, finishing 195th after completing the race in 22:45.4 ... competed in five distance races for the Irish track team ... got season underway at the Blue and Gold Invitational, racing to third in the 3,000 in 10:19.97 ... crossed eighth at the Notre Dame Invite in the 3,000, clocking a 10:35.61 ... ran the 5,000 at the Alex Wilson Invite, placing 14th ... closed season running in the 5,000 at the Mike Poehlein Invite and finished ninth in 18:23.53.

AS A FRESHMAN: Ran the 5,000 at the Dave Rankin Invitational in 18:20.78, finishing seventh ... competed in the Mike Poehlein Invitational (10,000), finishing third in 37:36.38 ... ran the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 10:57.34 ... opened the season with a fifth- place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational and went 10:24.48 in the 3,000.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Central Lake (Mich.) ... three-year captain of the cross country team ... cross country MVP all four seasons ... named all-conference all four years in cross country ... awarded all- state honors all four years ... set school records in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 ... named MVP of the track and field team her junior and senior years ... given all-conference honors all four years for track and field ... named to the all- state team junior and senior year ... member of National Honor Society ... daughter of Donna and William Johnson ... has one brother, Matthew ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in American studies.

JOHNSON'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

3,000m (Blue and Gold Invitational) 10:19.97
5,000m (Alex Wilson Invitational) 18:34.43

JOHNSON'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

5,000m (Gina Relays) 17:51.02
10,000m (Mike Poehlein Invitational) 37:36.38

Kari Johnson
Kari  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Central Lake, MI

High School:
Central Lake

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/06/1990

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
4:30 PM
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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