Mavericks distance crews ready for Western Athletic Conference
Cross Country Highlights:
Participated in a pair of events on the year.
Placed 38th at the UTA Season Opener with a 5k time of 20:58.1.
Had a season-best time of 20:32.7 at the Crimson Classic (5k).
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.
Finished 67th (19:19) at the Notre Dame Invitational, her first event of the year.
Did not participate in any meets.
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.
Did not race in any meets during the outdoor campaign.
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.
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