Rebecca Johansson
Rebecca Johansson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Forshaga, Sweden

High School:
Lopargymnasiet Sollentuna

Height:
5-6

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
01/22/1981


2002 Academic All-SLC selection . . . 2002 Outdoor: SLC champ in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:56.95, defending her title . . . Conference runner-up in the 5000m with a time of 17:35.61 . . . Finished second in the conference in the 10,000m with a time of 37:07.99 . . . Set the Mike A. Myers Stadium record in the 10,000m at the Texas Relays with a time of 35:55.91 . . . Ran the second fastest 10,000m time in school history by running a 35:43.03 at the Drake Relays to finish third . . . 2002 Indoor: Won the SLC Championship in the 3000m with a time of 10:21.36 . . . Ran a meet record 10:14.61 in the 3000m at the Sooner Invitational . . . Won the conference 5000m championship with a time of 18:03.58 . . . Ran a season best 17:33.06 5000m time to win the Houston Invitational . . . Placed eighth at the conference meet in the mile . . . Helped lead distance medley relay to a fourth place finish at the conference meet . . . 2001 Cross Country: Helped lead her team to its second straight SLC team title . . . Finished second in the conference for the second straight year, earning all-SLC honors . . . Was UTA?s top runner in all six races . . . Finished ninth at the NCAA South Central Regionals, just missing qualifying for Nationals . . . All-NCAA South Central Region selection for the second straight year . . . 2001 Outdoor: Won the 3000m Steeplechase at the conference meet with a time of 10:52.92 . . . Finished second in the conference in both the 5000m and 10,000m . . . Set the school outdoor record in the 5000m with a time of 17:06.11 . . . Finished first in the 1500m at the John Jacobs Invitational in Norman . . .Earned all-SLC honors in the 5000m, 10,000m and the 3000m Steeplechase . . . 2001 Indoor: Set the school record in the 5000m with a time of 16:52.80 at the Minnesota Classic . . . Finished second in the SLC in the 5000m . . . Set the meet record in the mile at Houston with a time of 5:07.19 . . . Finished second at the SLC Championships in the mile with a time of 5:01.32 . . . Finished second in the SLC in the 3000m run . . . Earned three all-SLC selections in the Mile Run, 3000m and the 5000m . . . 2000 Cross Country: UTA?s top runner in each of its six meets . . . Earned runner-up honors at the SLC Meet, running a 17:51 5K, as UTA won the team title . . . Finished ninth at the NCAA South Central Regional Meet running the 6K race in 21:02.19 . . . Placed in the top five in four of UTA?s five regular season meets, including a third place finish at Baylor, running a 18:29 three mile . . . Her lowest finish of the season was a solid 13th at Arkansas, where over 170 runners competed . . . 2000 Outdoor: Earned all-SLC honors in two events, placing second in the 3,000-meter (9:59.31) and the 5,000-meter (17:37.96) runs and fourth in the 1,500 meters (4:46.5) . . . The conference meet marked the first time in the season she had ran the 5,000 meters . . . Was the Maverick?s top finisher at the TCU Meet in the 3,000 finishing third in a time of 10:01.09 . . . Finished second in her only 800 meter race of the season in 2:20.79 at Fort Worth . . . Won the 1,500 meters at the UTA Invitational in 4:38.05 . . . 2000 Indoor: Picked up a pair of conference runner-up finishes in the mile (5:01.42) and 3,000 (10:07.21) meter runs . . . Won the mile run at Lubbock in 5:13.75 . . . Also took top honors at Houston in the 3,000 meters (10:03.93) . . . 1999 Cross Country: Competed in all six meets . . . Was UTA's top finisher at North Texas in 19th (19:17 for 5K) and Texas A&M in 35th (19:16 for 5K) . . . Finished 22nd at the SLC Championships with a 5K time of 19:49 . . . High School: Placed third in the 3,000 meters with 10:16 at the School Swedish Championships in 1998 . . . Also took third place honors at the Swedish Cross Country Championships in 1999 . . . Personal: Born January 22, 1981 in Sweden . . . Daughter of Goran and Eva-Britt Johansson . . . Biology major at UTA.

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