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Player Bio: Scott Johnson :: Track  

  Scott Johnson
Scott Johnson
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bellevue, Washington

High School:
Sammamish HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
07/05/1979

WSU CAREER. SENIOR )2001-02): Cross Country - Finished 33rd (2nd WSU runner) at Pac-10 Championships (10/27/01, Scottsdale)…66th (5th WSU runner) at NCAA West Region Championships (11/10/01, Tucson).

JUNIOR (2000-2001): Cross Country - Consistent third or fourth runner for Cougs…finished 50th overall and 4th on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/00, Seattle)…was 78th overall and 4th on WSU team at NCAA West Region Championships (11/11/00, Fresno)…Indoor - Ran the 800m leg of the winning distance medley relay at the MPSF Championships…that race helped the Cougar men clinch first place in the team standings…Outdoor - Ran PRs in the 1500m (3:56.40, 4/14/01, Pullman) and the 3,000m steeplechase (9:04.75, 4/1/01, Stanford)…finished 11th in steeple at Pac-10 Championships in time of 9:14.29 (5/20/01, Berkeley).

SOPHOMORE (1999-2000): Cross Country - Third Cougar runner at NCAA West Regional Championships, 66th overall in time of 33:09 (11/13/99, Troutdale, Ore.)…Indoor - Clocked to 3,000m time of 8:31.17i at McDonald's I (2/5/00, Moscow)…finished ninth in 3k at MPSF Championships (2/25/00, Reno)…clocked best mile time of 4:15.93i at Husker Invite (2/12/00, Lincoln)…ran in distance medley relay at MPSF in 10:20.84i…Outdoor - Began season with top 1500m time of 3:58.46 at Willie Williams Classic (3/18/00, Tucson)…ran Pac-10 qualifying steeplechase time of 9:12.62 at Mt. SAC Relays (4/16/00, Walnut)…led team in steeple.

FRESHMAN (1998-99): Cross Country - Seventh Cougar runner at Pac-10 Championships, 56th overall, in time of 27:09 (10/31/99, Eugene)…Indoor - Ran mile four times during season…top time of 4:18.09i was second at McDonald's Team Scoring Meet (2/6/99, Moscow)…Outdoor - Cougar mainstay in steeplechase with personal-best time of 9:35.90 in win at Cougar Invitational (4/24/99, Pullman).

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Garnered eight varsity letters as a runner at Sammamish High…four letters for cross country coach Steve Reed and four for track coach David Unwin…senior year finished second at state cross country meet…also second in KingCo but third in district…four-time all-KingCo and all-district selection…named Eastside Journal Athlete of Week and Rotary Club Student-Athlete of the Month…in track, finished seventh in state 800m championships after winning in district meet…finished in sixth-place in 800m as junior…as a freshman ran fourth fastest 800m in state history (for freshman) at 1:57.31…all-conference and all-district in both 800m all four years…all-conference and all-district in 1600m three times…winner of the Ron Grady Memorial Scholarship.

PERSONAL. Born Scott Allyn Johnson 7/5/79 at Seattle, Washington…father Lee is a CPA…mother Helen is a homemaker…older brother Brian (2/16/75) graduated from WSU in 1998…older sister Tiffany (2/17/77)…National Honor Society member…Bellevue PTSA Scholarship winner…senior class VP…Young Life member…graduated with a 3.98 GPA…member or the Honors College majoring in business at WSU.

SCOTT JOHNSON'S WSU BESTS
Mile - 4:15.93i (2000) 
1500m - 3:56.40 (2001)
3000m - 8:31.17i (2000)
Steeplechase - 9:04.75 (2001)

PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIPS PERFORMANCES 2001 Steeplechase 11th 9:14.29

Washington State Cougars Track & Field