UND Roster

2012-13 Cross Country Roster

Kari Johnson


Height 5'5''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Central Lake, MI
High School Central Lake High School

AS A SENIOR: Competed in one race during the cross country season, finishing the 5K JV race at the Notre Dame Invitational in 19:37 … finished first in the 5,000m (18:03.92) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … took fifth in the 5,000m at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three meets during the track and field season … Specialized in the distance events … ran a personal best in the 5,000 meters at the outdoor Gina Relays (17:51.02).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced in the opening two events of the cross country slate, finishing fifth at the Valparaiso Crusader Open after completing the course in 19:05 … crossed in 28th at the National Catholic Invite after finishing the circuit in19:17.1 … returned to lineup at the NCAA Championship, finishing 195th after completing the race in 22:45.4 … competed in five distance races for the Irish track team … got season underway at the Blue and Gold Invitational, racing to third in the 3,000 in 10:19.97 … crossed eighth at the Notre Dame Invite in the 3,000, clocking a 10:35.61 … ran the 5,000 at the Alex Wilson Invite, placing 14th … closed season running in the 5,000 at the Mike Poehlein Invite and finished ninth in 18:23.53.

AS A FRESHMAN: Ran the 5,000 at the Dave Rankin Invitational in 18:20.78, finishing seventh … competed in the Mike Poehlein Invitational (10,000), finishing third in 37:36.38 … ran the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 10:57.34 … opened the season with a fifth- place finish at the Blue and Gold Invitational and went 10:24.48 in the 3,000.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in both cross country and track and field at Central Lake (Mich.) … three-year captain of the cross country team … cross country MVP all four seasons … named all-conference all four years in cross country … awarded all- state honors all four years … set school records in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 … named MVP of the track and field team her junior and senior years … given all-conference honors all four years for track and field … named to the all- state team junior and senior year … member of National Honor Society … daughter of Donna and William Johnson … has one brother, Matthew … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in American studies.


3,000m (Blue and Gold Invitational) 10:19.97
5,000m (Alex Wilson Invitational) 18:34.43


5,000m (Gina Relays) 17:51.02
10,000m (Mike Poehlein Invitational) 37:36.38