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Joe Johnson
2012-13 Men's Cross Country
YR.
Sr.
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.

2012-13 Men's Cross Country
Nathan BluhmSr.Elkhorn, Wis.
Wally BradfordSr.Mukwonago, Wis.
Chad BrooksFr.Hobart, Ind.
Zachary DigrindakisFr.Naperville, Ill.
Nathan GafkjenFr.Fishers, Ind.
Antwon HatchettFr.Indianapolis, Ind.
Eric HickokSo.Schererville, Ind.
Joe JohnsonSr.Darien, Ill.
Eric LoriaSo.Crystal Lake, Ill.
Trace OstergrenSo.LaPorte, Ind.
Austin PalombizioFr.Chesterton, Ind.
Mike PolzinFr.Beecher, Ill.
Matthew PrzybylaJr.Whitmore Lake, Mich.
David RutkowskiSo.Cedarburg, Wis.
Michael SalgueroJr.Ebensburg, Pa.
Anthony SchalkFr.Plainfield, Ill.
Zach TrimbleFr.St. Charles, Mo.
Andrew WhitmyerFr.Three Rivers, Mich.
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