Track & Field
Elmetta Johnson - Track & Field - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Harrison

2002: Outdoor – Took first at the Cardinal Open in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 14.07… Also ran a 14.07 at the Sea Ray Relays. Indoor – Had a personal-best time of 8.54 in the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Championship…Finished fourth at the SEC East Championships and the Rod McCravy Memorial.

2001: Outdoor – Set a season-best time of 14.29 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Hurricane Invitational, where she took sixth-place honors…Was part of the shuttle hurdle relay team that finished second at the Sea Ray Relays with a time of 56.78. Indoor – With a time of 8.57, advanced to the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships, finishing ninth.

High School: Was a Colorado Class AAAA State Champion in the 100-meter hurdles her junior and senior seasons with a personal-best time of 14.17… Ran a personal best of 25.13 in the 200 meters as a junior… Member of US National Team that traveled to Poland for 1999 World Youth Track and Field Championships… Was named MVP of her volleyball team in 1999.

Personal: Born May 11, 1982… Daughter of Laverne Johnson and Frank Johnson… Major is family and consumer science.

Personal Bests:
60-Meter Hurdles: 8.54
100-Meter Hurdles: 14.07

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