Men's Track

 

  David Johnson
David Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ludlow, Mass.

High School:
Ludlow

Height:
6-1

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
10/27/1988


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CAREER HONORS
2010 Atlantic 10 Cross Country All-Conference

2010-11 (Senior): Outdoor Track: Competed in four meets ... Crossed the line at 30:14.81 in the 10K at the IC4A Championships (5/13) while placing fourth in the event ... Placed seventh in the 5K at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/8) by crossing the line at 14:53.92 ... At the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/22), qualified for the IC4A Championships in the 5000 meter run while setting a time of 14:35.38, good enough for 48th place ... Qualified for the IC4A Championships in the 10,000 meter run at the Sam Howell Invite (4/1) by recording a time of 30:17.07 while taking third place overall. Indoor Track: Did not compete. Cross Country: Competed in three meets in 2010 ... Was one of the top competitors for UMass this fall ... Did not place below third on the team in any meet ... At the NCAA Regional Championships (11/13), placed 46th overall and third on the team in 31:16.0 ... With a time of 25:00, helped lead the Minutemen to third place at the A-10 Championships (10/30) by capturing second on the team and 13th overall ... Placed second on the team at the Chili Pepper Festival (10/16) in 30:57.23, good enough for 53rd overall.

2009-10 (Junior): Outdoor Track: Competed in two meets ... Crossing the line at 15:53.76, finished 16th in the 5,000 meter run at the A-10 Championships (5/2) ... At the first meet of the season, placed sixth in the 1500 meter dash in Storrs, Conn. (4/3) with a time of 4:01.37. Indoor Track: Did not compete. Cross Country: Competed in five meets ... Captured third place on the team and 56th overall at the NCAA Regional Qualifier (11/14) with a time of 33:02 ... Helped the team to a second place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/31) taking fourth on the team and 17th overall with a time of 27:18.3 ... Placed second for the Minutemen and 97th overall at the ISU Pre-Nationals (10/17) with a time of 25:03.0 ... Took third on the team and 12th overall at the New England Championships (10/10) with a time of 25:00 ... Led the team at the UMass Five-Way Meet (9/19) taking third place overall with a time of 25:38.00.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Finished the 10000 meter run in 31:29.54 at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3) ... Placed second in the 10000 meter run with a time of 30:40.35 at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/11) ... Placed third at the UConn Invitational (4/4), in the 5000 meter run with a time of 15:00.92. Cross Country: Competed in two meets this season ... At the ISU Pre-Nationals (10/18), finished fifth on the team, 108 overall with a season-best time of 24:59 ... At the Paul Short Invitational (10/3), ranked seventh on the team with a time of 25:01. Indoor Track: Did not compete.

2007-08 (Freshman): During the cross country season, competed in the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/27), finishing 37th overall with a time of 26:55.0 ... At home versus Maine and Vermont (9/15), finished 11th overall with a season-best time of 25:42.

Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Ludlow High School ... Four year runner on the men's track team for the Lions ... Won the league championships in his junior year and the Western Mass Championships his senior year ... Received high honors in academics each of his years on the track team as well as winning the Harvard Book Award his junior year ... Graduated third in his class.

Personal: David Ryan Johnson ... Born October 27, 1988 in Tully, N.Y. ... Son of Timothy and Susan Johnson ... Has two siblings, Matt and Kevin ... Kevin is also a member of the cross country and track and field teams at UMass ... Majoring in biology.

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    Event Calendar

    Thursday, Apr 17
    at Holy Cross Decathlon 11:30 AM
    Saturday, Apr 19
    at Holy Cross Invitational 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Apr 26
    at UNH Pre-Conference Meet 11:00 AM
    Saturday, May 3
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Sunday, May 4
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Friday, May 9
    at New England Championship 12:00 PM
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