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 Whitney Johnson

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Won both the long and triple jump events during the All-Cal Championships with leaps of 19’1.5” and 40’4.75”, respectively... again won the triple jump event at the San Diego City Championships with a height of 40’7.5”... tied for third place in the long jump with leap of 19’0.75” during the Cal/Nevada State Championships, while again winning the event during UCSD Divisional Challenge... entered the Invite Triple Jump during UCLA Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersey Invitational, finishing 6th overall with a jump of 40’10.25”... won the triple jump event at the UCSD Triton Invitational with distance of 40’6.75”... recorded a new school record while winning the long jump event at the CCAA Championships with a leap of 19’5.5”... also won triple jump event at CCAA Championships with jump of 41’3.25”... set school record in triple jump during season with distance of 41’3.75”... finished 3rd in long jump at NCAA DII Championships with top mark of 19’3.25” and earned All-American status in triple jump, finishing fifth with top mark of 40’11.5”.

 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: Finished 2nd in the triple jump and 3rd in the long jump at the CCAA Championships, earning All-CCAA Second Team honors in the process... CCAA performance of 18’5” in the long jump and 39’7” in the triple jump were both season bests and ranked second and first on the Triton squad for the season... distance in the triple-jump was also a career best and 2nd best all-time for UCSD... won the triple jump event at the All-Cal Championships with a distance of 38’9.75”.

 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Season-best of 39’3.75 in the triple jump at the UCLA/Rafer Johnson Invitational was the best mark for the UCSD team that season, qualifying her for the NCAA Championships... posted a career-best mark of 18’8” in the long jump at the San Diego City Championships that was the team’s second best mark on the season and the third-best finish in school history.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of South Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Calif... personal record of 39’1” in the triple jump during high school.

 

PERSONAL: Born July 14, 1986... mother is Christine Miller... has two older siblings named Djuna and Howard and six younger siblings named Tayci, Pharen, Aaron, Robert, Royal, and Trevel... related to Geraldine Antoine, the CSUB record holder in the 100 hurdles event... is a Human Biology major in Revelle College... interests include American Sign Language, scrap-booking, competitive dance, photography, and piano.

Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
City/State: Bakersfield, CA
High School: South Bakersfield HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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