AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights:
Johanna Nissen Karlsson
Ran in three events, including the WAC Championships, her first season.
Placed 44th at the league meet with a clocking of 19:05.54 in the 5k race.
Placed 67th (19:19) at the Notre Dame Invitational, her first event of the year.
Had a season-best time of 5:23.65 in the mile at the Varsity Apartments Invitational.
Also competed in the mile (5:35.47) at the J.D. Martin Invitational.
Came in 15th in the 1500m at the TCU Invitational (5:09.48).
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
Won the 2009 Swedish Junior National Cross Country championship.
Placed second in the 1500m steeplechase at the 2010 Swedish Junior National meet.
Finished eighth in the 1500m steeplechase (5:22.91) at the 2010 Youth World Games in Goteborg, Sweden.
Had a top time of 10:19 in the 3000 meters and a 2:18 in the 800 meters.
Full name is Johanna Nissen Karlsson.
Is a business major.
Also was a high-level competitive tennis player for 10 years in her home country.