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 Kelsea Johnson

2012 ALL-AMERICAN
2012 ALL-REGION
2012 ALL-CONFERENCE
2012:
Became UAA’s first multi-eventer to record All-America honors … finished 7th in the heptathlon at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Pueblo, Colo., on May 25 with 4,927 points … used personal-best times of 2:21.81 in the 800 meters, 14.95 in the 100-meter hurdles and 25.85 in the 200 meters to help UAA to its best-ever finish at the NCAA championships – tied for 11th … also posted a season-best toss of 117-6 in the javelin at the NCAAs … set the school record in the heptathlon on April 30- May 1 with 4,940 points, good for runner-up at the GNAC Championships … also set the UAA record in the long jump at the league championships with a leap of 18-7.75, good for second place … member of both the runner-up relay teams for UAA at the GNAC Championships … finished 6th in the 400 meters at GNAC with a career-best time of 57.88.

2011:
Completed first season with the Green & Gold with two UAA records … set the Seawolf record in the heptathlon, while bypassing the NCAA provisional mark with 4,491 points at the Sheila Tarr-Smith Multi-Event meet on March 9-10 in Las Vegas … ranked 5th in the GNAC in the heptathlon and 27th in Div. II … in addition to the heptathlon, led the Seawolves in four other events – 200m (26.34), high jump (5-2.25), shot put (33-6.75) and javelin (115-7).

BEFORE UAA:
Competed two years at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Ore. … finished runner-up in the heptathlon with a personal-best 3,958 points at the 2010 NWAACC Championships … set collegiate personal-bests of 5-1.25 in the high jump, 17-5.25 in the long jump and 32-10.5 in the triple jump.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won state titles in the long jump (17-1.25) and triple jump (34-4.5) in 2008, helping Sitka to 9th-place team finish.

MAJOR: Psychology 

CAREER BESTS
100-Meter Run: 12.93 (4/6/12 at SF State Distance Carnival)
200-Meter Run: 25.85 (5/24-25/12 at NCAA Championships)
400-Meter Run: 57.88 (5/11-12/12 at GNAC Championships)
800-Meter Run: 2:21.97 (4/30/12-5/1/12 at GNAC Multis)
100-Meter Hurdles: 14.95 (5/24-25/12 at NCAA Championships)
High Jump: 5-2.50 (5/11-12/12 at GNAC Championships)
Long Jump: 18-7.75 (5/11-12/12 at GNAC Championships)
Shot Put: 35-10.00 (3/15-16/12 at Northridge Multis)
Javelin: 117-6  (5/24-25/12 at NCAA Championships)
Heptathlon: 4,940 (4/30/12-5/1/12 at GNAC Multis)

Position: Heptathlon
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sitka
High School: Sitka HS/SW Oregon CC
Experience: 1 Letter
Kelsea Photos:
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Senior Cody Parker concluded his collegiate career with his third All-America honor in the javelin.
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Ending his collegiate career in style, Cody Thomas collected his first NCAA title and UAA’s fourth all-time in the outdoor season with a UAA record 7,590 points.
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Senior Cody Thomas posted a career-best long jump of 24-8.5 at the NCAA Championships on Thursday.
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One thing Jenna wanted to emphasize is that she has worked—hard—for what she’s earned.
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Sophomore Nathan Kipchumba will compete in the 800 meters, where he is ranked No. 7.
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