Nick Johnson
Nick Johnson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Olney, Md.
High School: Sherwood
Position: Distance

2014 Outdoor: Ran the 800m for the Retrievers during the spring season, finishing in 15th at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships… Helped the 4x800m relay team capture the gold medal with a school record time of 7:34.11 at the conference championships meet at Vermont… Clocked a top season time of 1:54.47 in the 800m event at the Mason Spring Invitational… Finished fourth in the 1,500m event on his home track at the Big Dawg Invitational.

2013-14 Indoor: Competed in the 1,000m run at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships, placing 14th… Set a career-best time of 2:29.83 in the event at the Armory Collegiate Invitational which ranks as the ninth-fastest time in program history… Also helped the UMBC 4x800 and distance medley relay teams capture bronze medals at the conference meet in New York.

2013 Outdoor: Competed in the 800m run and the 1,500m run at the Big Dawg Invitational at UMBC Stadium.

2012-13 Indoor: Helped lead the Retrievers to a gold medal in the 4x800m relay at the 2013 America East Indoor Championships… Ran the 800m at the Patriot Games, finishing ninth with a time of 1:59.82.

Background: Competed in cross country as well as indoor and outdoor track at Sherwood High... Named to the First Team for the indoor 800m by The Gazette as a senior in 2011-12... Helped his 4x800 relay team achieve a time of 8:14 at the 2012 Woodward Relays.

Personal: Son of Mark and Deborah Johnson... Has two siblings, Jesse and Kristi... Majoring in physics and hopes to be a naval aviator... Born Dec., 31, 1993.