Fiorella Johnson
Fiorella Johnson
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Redding, Conn.
High School: Joel Barlow
Position: Long Sprints

2013: Ran in the 200, 400, 500, 600, 800 and 4x400 relay…recorded season-best times in the 200 meter (27.19) at the Dick Shea Open (March 30), 400 meter (1:00.72) at the Duke Invitational (April 6), 500 meter (1:22.49) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 17), 600 meter (1:46.35) at the Harvard Open (Dec. 8) and 800 meter (2:27.83) at the UMass Invitational (April 13)… member of the 4x400 relay team that set a season team-best indoor time of 3:57.96 at the New England Indoor Championship (Feb. 23).

2012: Ran in the 200, 400, 500, 600, 800 and 4x400 relay…posted season-best times in the 200 (26.78) at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 21), 400 (58.50) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 4), 500 (1:15.76) at the New England Indoor  Championship (Feb. 24), 600 (1:39.26) at the Alden Invitational (Dec. 3) and 800 (2:21.66) at the UMass Invitational (April 14)…finished first in the 500 (1:20.06) and as a member of the 4x400 relay team (4:05.40) at New Hampshire with Stonehill and Worcester State (Jan. 21)… named Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week after qualifying for the New England Championship early in the season at the Harvard Open (Dec. 10) in the 400 with a fourth-place time of 59.26.

Before Holy Cross: Member of the varsity track and field team at Joel Barlow High School, competing as a mid distance runner…team captain senior MVP all four Rookie of the Year…two-time All-State selection...first team All-Conference as a senior...two-time second team All-Conference (2009, 2010)… Danbury News Times All-Star Team (2010, 2011)…Connecticut Post All-Star Team (2010, 2011)… set school records in 400-meter, 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter…also played four seasons of varsity soccer…captained team as a junior and senior…three-time first team All-Conference selection…named All-State as a senior…team won conference championship senior season.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Brenda Johnson...has one sister (Maxie) and one brother (Colby)...has not yet declared a major.


Johnson's Top Performances

Event Time Meet (Date)
200m 26.78 Holy Cross Invitational (4/21/2012)
400m 58.50 Patriot League Outdoor Championship (5/4/2012)
500m 1:15.76 New England Indoor Championship (2/24/2012)
600m 1:39.26 Alden Invitational (12/3/2011)
800m 2:21.66 UMass Invitational (4/14/2012)