|Rhiannon Johns -
AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Registered a first-place finish (17:52.53) to lead the Blazers to the title at the Samford Invitational 5K ... was the runner-up (17:29.06) out of 256 runners in the Memphis Twilight 5K ... finished seventh among 469 runners in the Chile Pepper Festival 5K hosted by Arkansas ... ran a 5K career-best 16:55 at the C-USA Championship to earn All-C-USA First Team honors ... improved her personal-record 6K time by almost four minutes to 20:42.22 at the NCAA South Regional ... selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team by maintaining a 4.0 GPA in mathematics ... garnered the league's Academic Medal ... named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Claimed a first-place finish to help the Blazers take the title at the Earl Jacoby Memorial 5K with a time of 18:22 ... ran 14:37.01 at the season-opening Belmont Opener 4K to take a fifth-place finish ... tabbed to the ESPN The Magazine All-District IV track and field/cross country second team ... selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... C-USA Academic Medal recipient ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Participated in all six meets this season ... helped the Blazers finish first at the 5K Walt Disney World Classic, finishing 17th in 18:26.00 ... finished 24th at the C-USA Championship with a new personal best of 18:24.00 in the 5K run... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and was awarded the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.
Attended Sir James Dunn High School in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada ... was cross country city champion in 2006 and 2008 ... Northern Ontario Secondary Schools Association (NOSSA) Regional cross country champion in 2008 ... also a member of the track team ... placed third at 2008 Provincial Indoor Championship in the 3000 meters ... captured the city championship for both 1500m and 3000m for three consecutive years ... set numerous city and NOSSA records in 1500m and 3000m ... coached by Lori Purnis.
Full name is Rhiannon Johns... born June 11, 1990 ... daughter of Kevin and Karen Johns ... majoring in mathematics.
4K 14:37.01 (Belmont Opener - 9/4/09)
5K 16:55 (C-USA Championship - 11/1/10)
6K 20:42.22 (NCAA South Regional - 11/13/10)