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University of Miami Athletics

Lea Johnson

position

Throws

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Saint Louis, Mo.

High School

John Burroughs School

Lea Johnson - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2015 CAPITOL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT, FIRST TEAM
2015 INDOOR All-AMERICAN, FIRST TEAM (WEIGHT THROW)
2015 ACC INDOOR CHAMPION, WEIGHT THROW
2015 All-ACC INDOOR, FIRST TEAM (WEIGHT THROW)
2015 All-ACC ACADEMIC, INDOOR

2015 Indoor: Placed second in the weight throw at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a mark of 20.28m … Finished fourth in the weight throw at the McCravy Memorial Meet with a throw of 20.46m … Won the women’s weight throw at the VT Elite Meet with a mark of 20.98m … Placed eighth in the women’s weight throw at the Tyson Invitational with a throw of 20.44m … Defended her ACC title in the women’s weight throw with a personal-best mark of 21.45m that ranks second in UM history … Finished eighth in the weight throw at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 20.78m

2015 Outdoor: Placed fifth in the women’s hammer with a mark of 58.33m at the Tom Jones Invitational… Competed in the hammer at the Hurricane Invitational… Participated in the hammer at the LSU Invitational… Her career came to a close with a posted  mark of 54.19m in the women’s hammer at the NCAA East Preliminary…

2014 OUTDOOR All-AMERICAN, SECOND TEAM (HAMMER)
2014 ACC OUTDOOR CHAMPION, HAMMER
2014 All-ACC, OUTDOOR (HAMMER)
2014 All-ACC ACADEMIC, OUTDOOR
2014 INDOOR All-AMERICAN, SECOND TEAM (WEIGHT THROW)

2014 All-ACC, INDOOR (WEIGHT THROW)
2014 ACC INDOOR CHAMPION, WEIGHT THROW
2014 All-ACC ACADEMIC (INDOOR)

2014 USTFCCCA ALL-ACADEMIC

2014 Outdoor:  Won the women’s hammer with a personal-best mark of 59.22m at the Hurricane Invitational … Throw ranks second in school history behind Miami record holder Kimberli Barrett (62.20m) … Placed second in the hammer throw with a mark of 59.41 that ranks second in school history … Finished third overall in the hammer throw with a personal-best throw of 60.44m at Florida Relays … Placed second in the women’s hammer throw with a personal best mark of 61.20m at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational …  Won the hammer with a personal best throw of 61.37m at the ACC championships … That ranks second in school history … She is the second Hurricane to win the ACC women’s hammer title … Placed second in the hammer throw with a mark of 60.22m at the LSU Invitational … Finished sixth in the hammer throw with a mark of 55.67m at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Finished 12th in the women’s hammer throw with a mark of 59.85m at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round … Finished eighth in Flight 1 and 16th overall in the women’s hammer throw at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a mark of 59.90m.   

2014 Indoor: Placed fifth in the weight throw at the Nittany Lion Challenge with a mark of 17.75m … Finished seventh at the McCravy Memorial Meet and moved into fourth place in Miami history with a weight throw of 19.05m … Placed fifth in women’s weight throw at the Doc Hale VT Elite Meet with mark of 19.02m … Placed sixth in the women’s weight throw at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a throw of 20.05m … Won the women’s weight throw at the 2014 ACC Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 20.99m that ranks second in school history … Finished 10th in weight throw at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships with a mark of 20.25m.

2013 All-ACC ACADEMIC (INDOOR & OUTDOOR)
2013 CAPITOL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT
2013 USTFCCCA ALL-ACADEMIC

2013 Outdoor: Posted five top-three finishes on season, including second-place finish in women’s hammer throw at Miami Invitational with distance of 52.82m…Threw personal-best 56.54m in women’s hammer throw at NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round… Recorded personal-best 28.30m in women’s javelin throw at Miami Invitational. Lea Johnson ranks third in Miami history in women’s hammer (184′ 4″).

2013 Indoor: Threw personal-best 18.85m in women’s weight throw at ACC Championships… Placed second and third in women’s weight throw at New Mexico Collegiate Classic and Virginia Tech Elite, respectively, with throws of 18.75m.

2012 Outdoor: Threw season-best 40.02m in the hammer at the Hurricane Invitational

High School: Earned All-MWAA League Honors from 2007-10 … All-USA second team in discus in 2011

Personal: Daughter ofLethorne and Rosalind Johnson … Has two sisters, Bahja and Sana