Michelle Johnson
Michelle Johnson
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Glendora, Calif.
High School: La Salle
Position: Jumps
Major: Computer Science

2014: NCAA Qualifier (triple jump) … (Outdoor): posted a personal best outdoor distance of 36-06.25 in the triple jump to finish 12th at the ECAC Championships (5/16) …finished fourth in the triple jump clearing 34-05.00 and 10th in the long jump with a distance of 15-05.00 at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26) … recorded a season best long jump at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) clearing 16-05.75 … won the triple jump with a distance of 36-04.25 and finished second in the long jump hitting 16-03.75 at the Engineer’s Cup (4/5) … (Indoor): competed in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships (3/15), finishing 10th with a final distance of 37-00.50 … broke the varsity record in the triple jump hitting 37-06.00 en route to a fourth place finish at the ECAC Championships (3/8) … at the Bowdoin Quad (1/18), was victorious with a triple jump mark of 35-11.50 and finish sixth in the long jump with a season best 16-06.00. 

2013: NEWMAC All-Conference (Long Jump, Triple Jump) … (indoor): finished 11th in the long jump with a 15-06.75 and third in the triple jump with a jump of 35-06.00 at the Tufts Stampede (2/01) … was eighth in the long jump at the Cupid Challenge (2/11) with a jump of 15-11.50 … was third in the triple jump with a 36-05.00 at the Tufts Last Chance Meet (3/02) … (outdoor): at the Westmont Collegiate Classic (3/30), she came in third in the long jump in 4.98m and first in the triple jump in 10.65m … finished in first place in the triple jump against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) with a jump of 10.84m … at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27), she was second in the long jump in 4.98m, first in the triple jump in 11.12m and third as part of the 4x100 relay with its time of 49.52 … finished in eighth in the triple jump with a jump of 11.51m at ECACs (5/16).

2012: Came sixth in TJ (3062) at the New England Division III Championship (indoor) … holds both the freshman and varsity record in the triple jump (36-10 ¾) … finished second in the triple jump (36-05 ¾) and seventh in the long jump (16-05 ¼) at the NEWMAC Championship … came sixth in the triple jump (35-09 ½) at the New England Division III Championship … finished in seventh place in the triple jump (37-07 ¾) at NEICAAAs.

Off the Track: Majoring in computer science with a concentration in music … held an internship at Southern California Edison (Cyber Security) … MITx UROP … Girl Scouts of America Silver Award … technology chair of MIT’s Black Women’s Alliance.

High School: A 2011 graduate of La Salle High School … track and field hall of fame recipient … two California Interscholastic Federation division finals appearances … track team captain.