USTFCCCA honors Bulldog contingent that competed at NCAA Outdoor Championships
The 'Dogs national qualifying foursome of Kyra Johnson, Dezirae Johnson, Njeri Omawahleh and Nailah Harris-Murillo had their seasons come to close on Thursday in Eugene
Four Bulldogs from the women's track and field team start competition Thursday at the NCAA Championships
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Last updated on July 6, 2015
● 2015 400m Hurdles Mountain West Champion
● 2013, 2015 All-Mountain West
● Outdoor NCAA Qualifier (400m H - 2013; 400m H - 2015; 4x400 Relay - 2015)
Outdoor (Junior): Won the Mountain West Championship in the 400 meter hurdles with a collegiate-best time of 58.22 seconds ... she then finished 11th with a time of 58.36 at the NCAA West Regionals to qualify for the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, where she would finish 20th ... was also a member of the Mountain West winning 4x400 relay team ... pulled the double at the NCAA West Regionals and NCAA Championships, running the 400 meter hurdles and the 4x400 relay at both events.
Indoor (Junior): Highly successful indoor season was highlighted by helping the 4x400 relay team to a second place finish at the Mountain West Championships ... also helped the relay team to a win at the UW Indoor Invitational ... set a collegiate-best mark in the 60 meter hurdles, running it in 9.09 seconds at the Air Force Holiday Open.
Outdoor (Sophomore): Set three career-best times in her sophomore season with the Bulldogs... was a member of the winning 4x400m relay team at the Mountain West Championships that came in with a time of 3:38.45, which was the fastest recorded time of the season.. that relay team went on to compete at the NCAA Western Preliminaries where they placed 17th with a time of 3:38.56... individually she set a career-best time of 14.35 in the 100m hurdles at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invite... set a career-best at the Mountain West Championships in the 400mH with a time of 58.61, which got her second place, she went on to compete at the NCAA Western Preliminaries in that event where she placed 31st... she also won the Bulldog Invitational and set a new career-best time in the 800m with a time of 2:12.
Indoor (Sophomore): Finished the indoor season in second place at the Mountain West Championships in the 400m with a time of 55.23... member of the 4x400m relay team that ran a 3:46.89 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships to garner a second place finish.
Outdoor (Freshman): Finished the season at the NCAA Regional meet, where she ran the 400mH... placed second at the Mountain West Championships in the 400m H.
Prior to Fresno State: Attended Piner High School in Santa Rosa ... ran track all four years and played volleyball and ran cross country for one year ... named the PHS Athlete of the Year all four years in track ... named All-Empire Athlete of the Year for track in 2011 & 2012 and the Heart and Sole Athlete of the Year in 2012 ... NBL's MVP for Cross Country in 2012 ... placed 7th in the 2011 state finals in the 300m hurdles (43.32) ... best times include 15.35 (100mH), 63.84 (400mH) ... involved in Early College Magnet Program and Piner High School's Biotechnology program.
Personal: Born in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... parents are Nebiat Moges and Tyrone Johnson ... has two sisters, Dezirae and Vanessa ... twin sister Dezirae also runs track at Fresno State ... hobbies include joking around with family and friends... favorite athlete is Lashinda Demus because she is an amazing hurdler and won't give up on the Olympic gold... biggest athletic thrill is having a smooth hurdle race and winning, of course ... most admires her mom because she leads by example and spoils her rotten ... also recruited by Nevada, New Mexico, UNLV, Cal Poly, UC Davis and Georgetown ... chose Fresno State because the coaches are awesome but the girls team sealed the deal ... majoring in exercise science.
● 100m H - 14.35, UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational (3/22/14)
● 400m H - 58.22, Mountain West Championships (5/16/15)
● 800m H - 2:12.16 CSUN Challenge (5/2/15)
● 60m H - 9.09, Air Force Holiday Open (12/12/14)
● 300m - 41.10, Air Force Holiday Open (12/7/12)
● 400m - 55.23, Mountain West Championships (3/1/14)
● 600yd - 1:26.18, Run for the Dream (2/17/13)
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