Jessi Johnson
Jessi Johnson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clarkston, Wash.
High School: Asotin HS '09
Position: XC/Distance
Experience: 1L

2012 Cross Country: Johnson was 70th at the Big Sky Championships, running a time of 20:19.6 and finishing fifth for Eastern. She placed 69th at the Inland Empire Classic with a time of 20:22.  She was also 31st at the Montana Invitational (20:21.7) and 45th at the Clash of the Inland Northwest (16:33.1 4,000).

2011-12: Indoor: Johnson ran 11:24.42 in the 3,000 at the UW Indoor Preview to place 52nd overall. She also ran her personal-best time of 5:41.34 in the mile at the Idaho Open. Outdoor: At the WAR 5, she ran her season best time of 12:57.67 in the 3,000 Steeplechase. Johnson also competed in the 1,500, running her personal best of 5:10.13 at the Montana Al Manuel Invitational. She was selected to both winter and spring Big Sky All-Academic teams.

2011 Cross Country: She placed 61st at the Montana Invitational with a time of 21:29. Johnson ran a time of 20:11.4  at the Inland Empire XC Challenge to place 86th. She was selected to the Big Sky All-Academic team for the Fall.

2010-11: Indoor: Johnson ran her personal-best time of 11:17.24 in the 3,000 at the UW Indoor Preview, placing 41st overall. She also placed 20th in the 3,000 at the Jackson Invitational. Outdoor: Johnson ran her season-best of 12:37.77 in the 3,000 steeplechase at the Pelluer Invite, placing fourth. At the WAR-4 she placed 30th with a season-best time of 5:15.90 in the 1,500. She was selected to the spring Big Sky All-Academic team.

2010 Cross Country: At the Big Sky Conference Championships, Johnson placed 65th in the 4,000.

2009-10: Indoor: Johnson ran her personal-best in the 5,000 at the Idaho Runner’s Soul Open, clocking a time of 20:59.60 and placing 10th. She also competed in the mile (5:46.83 WSU Open) and 3,000 (11:36 Vandal Collegiate). Outdoor: She reached a personal-best of 12:33.08 in the 3,000 steeplechase at the WAR 3. Johnson also ran her outdoor personal-best in the 5,000, coming across the line in 21:02.70 at the Al Manuel Invite. She was selected to the spring Big Sky All-Academic team.

2009 Cross Country: Johnson finished 67th at the 2009 Big Sky Cross Country Conference Championships in Greely, Colo., where she had a time of 24:58.0.

High School: Johnson placed fourth in the 3,200 (12:22.08) and eighth in the 1,600 (5:37.92) at the 2009 WIAA 2B Championships. She had placed seventh in the 1,600 and 12th in the 3,200 the previous year. She also placed in the top 25 at the 2B Championships in each of her three cross country seasons. Johnson had personal-best times in the 1,600 (5:34.56), 3,200 (12:22.08) and 800 (2:35). She played basketball, cross country and track at Asotin High School.

Personal: Psychology major. Born 8/18/90 in Lewiston, Idaho. Her parents are Todd and Keesha Johnson.

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