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Derek Johnson

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Junior
Class
Leesburg, Va.
Hometown
Tuscarora
High School

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2020 Outdoor 
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor 
• Placed 12th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Finished second in the 3000m at the Navy Invitational II
• Ran a season-best time of 8:12.67 at the David Hemery Invitational

2019 Cross Country
• Competed at two regular season meets and the ACC Championships
• Ran a career-best 8k time of 24:58.1 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Placed 34th at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational

2019 Outdoor 
• Placed 17th at the ACC Championships in the 3000m steeplechase
• Ran a career-best time of 9:14.03 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Virginia Challenge
• Finished second in the 2000m steeplechase in UVA’s meet against Maryland and Pitt
• Placed second at the Virginia Grand Prix in the 3000m steeplechase
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor

2019 Indoor 
• Recorded a season-best time of 8:43.50 in the 3000m at the Liberty Flames Invite
• Finished seventh at the Liberty Flames Invitational in the 3000m
• Placed 10th at the Keydet Invitational in the 3000m, running a time of 8:45.63

2018 Cross Country 
• Did not compete

Background
• Earned All-Potomac, All-North Region and All-State for three cross country and track and field seasons
• Named to the All-Met team and Run Washington All-Washington team
• Named the 2016 cross country MVP

Personal
• Son of Sara and Keith Johnson
• Has one brother, Zachary, and two sisters, Julia and Caroline