WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2015-16): Cross Country - Redshirt season.
SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Cross Country - At Clash of the Inland Northwest was eighth Cougar and 14th overall in 6k with time of 18:40...15th at Sundodger 8k (24:54)...sixth on team and 198th overall at Pre-Nats Blue Race 8k (26:07.8)...at Pac-12 Championships 8k finished 65th overall, seventh on team (25:28)...fifth Cougar finisher at NCAA West Region 10k and 97th overall in time of 31:21.1…Indoor - Redshirt season…Outdoor - Ran the 3000m at the WSU-UW Dual meet in a time of 8:55.93.
FRESHMAN (2013-14): Cross Country - At Clash of the Inland Northwest, fifth Cougar, 10th overall in 6k (18:52)...finished 34th overall, fifth Cougar, at Sundodger Invitational 8k (24:56.86)...placed 183rd at Notre Dame Invitational five-mile race (27:02.0)...was 70th overall at Pac-12 Championships 8k (27:56)...notched 112th overall at NCAA West Regional Championships 10k (32:07)…Indoor - Ran collegiate mile time of 4:20.15i at Cougar Indoor (2/1/14, Pullman)…Outdoor - Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned seven letters at Sehome High…four letters in cross country for coaches Mark Kerr and Kevin Ryan...three in track for coach Kevin Ryan…named Sehome’s newcomer of the year in cross country as a freshman and in track as a sophomore…cross country 2A state finishes include 18th as a sophomore, fifth as a junior and third as a senior…Mariners’ boys cross country team won state 2A Championships in 2010 and 2012 and were runners-up in 2011…four-time All-Northwest Conference selection and four-time All-Whatcom County selection…two-time team most valuable runner…finished 10th at Nike Borderclash as senior after 30th as junior…named NWC sportsmanship award…at state 2A Track Championships had 3200m finishes of 10th, sixth, and winner in 2013 with state 2A meet record time of 8:59.75…also tallied state 1600m finishes of eighth and runner-up…Mariners’ boys were NWC champions in 2012 and 2013 and ran up state 2A finishes of fourth in 2012 and state champs in 2013…honored with three consecutive All-NWC first team selections, and three consecutive All-Whatcom County honors in track…tabbed Sehome distance MVP twice after breaking school record in 1600m (4:11.85) and in 3200m (8:59.76).
PERSONAL. Born in December 1994, in Bellingham, Washington…father Cris works in commercial printing and is a 1983 WSU graduate…mother Erin is a law secretary…younger brother Colton…enjoys biking, hiking, Frisbee and racquet sports…high school DECA member who took 14th in region for marketing…will pursue a degree in education.
JOHNSEN’S WSU BESTS
1500m - 4:04.56
Mile - 4:20.15i (2014)
3000m - 8:55.93 (2015)