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Joe Johnson
2011-12 Men's Cross Country
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Darien, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Downers Grove South
Joe Johnson

2011 (Cross country): Ran five races for Valpo as a junior, contributing to Crusader team score on two occasions ... finished fifth among Valpo runners at the Crusader Open and the Navy Invitational ... ran career-best 8K time of 28:21.74 at Evansville Invitational ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... a member of the Horizon League Academic All-League Team.

2010 (Cross country): Competed in five meets during sophomore season for the Crusaders ... finished 23rd at Crusader Open, crossing line less than four seconds outside of Valpo's top-five ... lowered career-best 8K time by over a minute, completing the Evansville Invitational in 28:41.36 ... posted an 8K time of 29:00.39 at the Horizon League Championships ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2009 (Cross country): Ran in four races for Valpo as a freshman ... debuted at the Crusader Open with a time of 22:37 over 6K ... posted a season-best 8K time of 30:00 at the Bradley Classic.

Prep: Earned letters running cross country and track and field for the Mustangs ... served as team captain ... a member of the school’s Spanish Honors Society.

Personal: Joe is the son of Doug and Elaine Johnson ... major is accounting ... born September 28, 1990.

2011-12 Men's Cross Country
Kevin AdamikFr.Elmhurst, Ill.
Nathan BluhmJr.Elkhorn, Wis.
Wally BradfordJr.Mukwonago, Wis.
Nick FaganSr.Sycamore, Ill.
Kiefer HeimanSo.Nashville, Ill.
Eric HickokFr.Schererville, Ind.
Leandro JaimeFr.Joliet, Ill.
Joe JohnsonJr.Darien, Ill.
Patrick JohnsonSr./Jr.Oil City, Pa.
Eric LoriaFr.Crystal Lake, Ill.
Mack MorrisSr.Eden Prairie, Minn.
Trace OstergrenFr.LaPorte, Ind.
Jordan PiaskowySr.Crete, Ill.
Matthew PrzybylaSo.Whitmore Lake, Mich.
David RutkowskiFr.Cedarburg, Wis.
Caleb SchmalSr./Jr.Thornton, Ill.
Derek SchnakeSr./Jr.Chicago, Ill.
Oumar TallFr.Chicago, Ill.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler