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Johanna Nissen Karlsson
Johanna Nissen Karlsson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lidkoping, Sweden

High School:
Rudbeck


08/28/2012

XC: Women's youth, men's depth define cross country teams

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AT UT ARLINGTON
Cross Country Highlights:
2012
• 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.

Indoor Highlights:
2013
• 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.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• 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.

PERSONAL
• 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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