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Cross Country: Named first-team RMAC All Academic
2010-11: Track: Placed 17th in 5,000 meter with a time of 16:06.89 at the indoor Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship … indoor RMAC All-Academic honor roll ... indoor season bests/3,000 meter-9:34.55, 5,000 meter-16:06.89
Cross Country: RMAC All-Academic honor roll ... placed 47th at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship with a time of 26:30 ... placed 65th at the North Central Regional with a time of 33:56.9
2009-10: Track: Outdoor best/1,500 meter-4:24.96, 5,000 meter-16:30.37, 10,000 meter-33:13.91
Cross-Country:Placed eigth at the Tom Strandt Memorial Run with a time of 27:46 ... placed 48th at the RMAC Championship with a time of 28:13.
2008-09: Cross Country Johnson took fourth place on the team and nineth place overall at the inaugural Rust-Buster Invitational with a time of 20 minutes, 47 seconds.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Before UCCS: named Jeffco All-Conference Jeffco in 2007 and second team all-conference in 2006. ... finished fourth among juniors at U.S. Trail Nationals in 2007 ... He also won his event at the Chatfield, Broomfield, and Dakota Ridge invitationals. ... He ran at Footlocker Midwest in 2007.
Personal: Major, Mechanical Engineering ... has two siblings, sister Jenny and brother Mark ... parents are Mark and Jo Ann Johnson.
Stories featuring Michael Johnson
|March 12, 2012||UCCS Harriers shine at the Denver Runnin' of the Green 7k||The Denver Runnin' of the Green 7k has been a St. Patrick's Day race tradition for many years and the UCCS Mountain Lions did their part to make it a memorable event in 2012. It was a perfect morning for distance racing with very light winds and a cool temperature in the 40's at race time.|
|February 14, 2012||Men's Cross Country Claims Academic Honors||The UCCS Men’s Cross Country team was named a 2011-2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic team for the fourth time in the past five seasons.|
|February 10, 2012||English, Johnson and Weaver USTFCCCA DII Cross Country All-Academic Honorees||The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Men’s Cross Country Team continued to add to their storied season with three individuals honored with USTFCCCA DII Cross Country All-Academic Honorees. Mike English, Michael Johnson and Casey Weaver were honored with this distinction.|
|December 13, 2011||Four Mountain Lions Named Cross Country All-Academic||Four members of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs cross country teams were named to the 2011 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country All-Academic teams. Michael Johnson was named first-team all-academic, while Casey Weaver, Mike English and Ian Penn were all named second-team all-academic.|
|November 19, 2011||English Leads UCCS to 19th at Nationals||Junior Mike English took 47th individually at the 2011 NCAA Division-II Cross Country National Championship in Spokane, Wash,. to lead UCCS to a 19th-place finish. He covered the 10,000-meter course in a time of 32 minutes, 17 seconds.|
|November 16, 2011||UCCS Men Headed to Cross Country Nationals||The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s cross-country team will be on the national stage as the Mountain Lions compete at the 2011 NCAA Division-II Cross Country National Championship on Saturday in Spokane, Wash.|
|November 5, 2011||UCCS Men Qualify to Compete at National Cross Country Championship||The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s cross-country team qualified for the NCAA Division II National Championship in Spokane, Wash. on Nov. 19th.|
|September 24, 2011||Mountain Lions Take Eighth in Large Field at Spokane Meet||The University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s cross-county team placed eighth among a strong field Saturday at the Erik Anderson/Runners Soul Invitational.|
|April 12, 2011||Graham, Hopkins Named First Team All-Academic||COLORADO SPRINGS-The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ Lauren Graham and Brien Hopkins were named to the 2010-11 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field All Academic First Team, the conference announced Tuesday.|
|February 11, 2011||Air Force Invitational-Day 1||COLORADO SPRINGS - Six members of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track and field team advanced to event finals during Friday's competition at the Air Force Invitational.|
|February 5, 2011||Graham, Mountain Lions Fare Well at Division I-Dominated New Mexico Classic||ALBUQUERQUE – Lauren Graham matched her season best with a mark of 3.90 meters in the pole vault and three school records fell as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs competed at the New Mexico Classic, which concluded Saturday.|
|December 23, 2010||English, Seven Others Named to RMAC All-Academic Teams||Mike English of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named 2010 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country second-team All-Academic, the conference announced Wednesday. Seven other Mountain Lions were named to the RMAC academic honor roll.|
|May 10, 2010||Cardinale takes long jump crown on second day of RMAC championships||PUEBLO - There was a time, not very long ago, that believing that a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs field athlete could win a conference championship took a leap of faith.|
|April 24, 2010||Severe Wind Advisory in Effect||The wind was the story of the day at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, hosted by Colorado State University. It caused delays, issues and generally made circumstances miserable. It was a much different environment then the wind storm in Greeley three weeks ago. At least in Greeley some good competitive performances were possible. Today, in Fort Collins, was just all about competing well against the field.|
|April 15, 2010||Big Competition in Kansas||Six runners from the University of Colorado-Colorado participated in the 83rd Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kansas. The meet consists of many NCAA Division-I runners and some professionals and it is one of the best track meets in the entire United States Midwest region. Most of the Mountain Lion participants ran season best, a few by large amounts of time.|
|January 26, 2010||Cross-Country RMAC All-Academic Team||Kelsey Barry was selected to the 2009 Cross-County Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic Second Team. She is a junior out of Colorado Springs with a 3.93 gpa in Business.|
|October 10, 2009||UCCS men take first, women second at Tom Strandt Memorial Run||DURANGO, Colo. - The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Menâ€™s Cross-Country team won the team competition at Tom Strandt Memorial Run on Saturday. The Mountain Lions finished with a team score of 25. Host, Fort Lewis was second with a team score of 36.|
|September 19, 2009||Youthful Mountain Lions get first taste of full-length collegiate race||The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Cross-Country teams raced at the Woody Greeno Invitational at Pioneer Park in Lincoln, Nebraska. The invitational was co-hosted by D-1 University of Nebraska and D-III Nebraska Wesleyan.|