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Brett Johnson
Player Profile:
Brett Johnson 982784
Position: Middle Distance
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Ocean City, N.J.
High School: Ocean City
Other College: Virginia
Experience: Transfer

Three-Time All-American

2012-13: Transferred to Oregon prior to the 2013 indoor season. Outdoors - Redshirt season. U.S. Championships qualifier (1,500 meters). Competed unattached in a number of meets, including the Oxy High Performance Meet, where he ran a personal best 3:38.91 in the 1,500 meters. Also took fifth in the national section of the 1,500 meters (3:39.59). at the Pre Classic. Won the 1,500 meters at the Oregon Twilight (3:42.87). Indoors - All-American (mile). Big run in the mile at the Husky Classic where he broke 4:00 for the first time. Ran 3:58.62 for the No. 6 mark in school history. Placed 13th overall in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships (4:04.11) to earn second team All-America honors. Season Bests: Outdoors - 1,500 Meters - 3:38.91 (PR), Oxy High Performance Meet, Occidental, Calif. (5/17/13). Indoors - MIle - 3:58.62 (PR), Husky Classic, Seattle, Wash. (2/9/13).

Before Oregon: Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier in the 1,500 meters for Virginia. Earned All-America honors (second team) in 2011. As a junior in 2012, was an ACC scorer in the 1,500 meters (eighth). Clocked a season best 3:44.59 at the Lannigan Last Change meet. At the NCAA East Preliminary meet, was 10th in the quarterfinals to advance to the NCAA Championships. There he just missed a PR by running 3:44.63 in the national semifinals (ninth). In 2011, won the 1,500 meters at the Mason Spring Invitational in a Virginia best 3:44.44. Went on to score in the 1,500 at the ACC meet (sixth) before placing sixth at that distance at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in 3:47.56 to advance to the NCAA Championships. Earned All-America honors by finishing eighth (3:47.96) in his national semifinal heat. In the 800 meters, timed a Virginia best 1:50.73 in 2011. Also a member of Virginia’s relay team that won the Penn Relays 4x800 race in a school record 7:12.15. Was sixth in the 1,500 at the ACC meet as a freshman in 2010. Indoors, placed third in the mile at the 2011 ACC indoor meet (4:07.93). Best time in the mile, 4:03.62, came at the Husky Classic. Redshirted the 2012 indoor season. Also ran cross country for Virginia in 2010 and 2011. Virginia Bests: 800 Meters - 1:50.73, 2011; 1,500 Meters - 3:44.44, 2011; Mile - 4:03.62 (i), 2011.

Prep: Two-time All-American for Ocean City High School. Won the mile at the Meet of Champions. Two-time New Jersey state champion in the 800 meters. Footlocker finalist in cross country.

Personal: Major is psychology.

Personal Bests
1,500 Meters - u-3:38.91,
Oxy High Performance Meet,
Occidental, Calif., 5/17/13

Mile - 3:58.91 (i),
Husky Classic,
Seattle, Wash., 2/9/13

NCAA Indoor Track Championships
2013 - Mile, 13th, 4:04.11

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