Cross Country

Blake Johnson


Saline, Mich.

High School:

Blake Johnson


Men's Cross Country Records Best NCAA Regional Finish Since 2007

MU men eighth, women 17th in Toledo


Marquette Men Tie Best Finish at BIG EAST Cross Country Championships

Men place seventh, women ninth, at Louisville


Cross Country Sends Split Squads to Bradley and Wisconsin

Men head to Wisconsin Friday, women to Bradley


Cross Country Blog: Jack Hackett - Oct. 10, 2011

Hackett on the Greater Louisville Classic

2010: Had top-10 finishes at the Wisconsin Badger Classic, seventh overall with 8k time of 25:34.2, and National Catholic Invitational, 10th overall with a 5k time of 25:12...Ran a season-best 8k time of 24:47.2 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational...Placed 38th at BIG EAST Championship in 26:30.2 and 54th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 31.39.9 ...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

2009: Was MU's first- or second-place finisher is each of the 2009 cross country meets...Recorded a best 8K time of 25:30.1 at the Wisconsin/adidas Invitational...Finished 43rd at the Big East Championships in 26:30 and 30th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 31:55.14.

2008: Led the Golden Eagles at the NIU Huskie Invitational with a team-best time of 27:06, good for fifth place...Finished the BIG EAST Championships 55th with a season-best time of 25:34.

High School: Johnson was a four-time letterwinner in track and field as well as a two-time letterwinner in cross country...Was captain of track squads junior and senior years at Saline High, while also leading the cross country squad as a senior...All-state selection his senior year in track and cross country and an all-state selection as a junior in track...MVP of track and cross country squads his senior year.

Personal: Johnson was born on September 27, 1989 in Fridley, Minn. to Todd and Christine Johnson...He has one older brother, Garett...Plans to major in Exercise Science.

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