Bears split for first time in 2016 indoor season.
Twelve individuals recognized for work on and off the field.
Sophomore sprinter will represent USA at World Championships.
Senior distance runner places in top-10 at national meet for second-straight year.
Sophomore sprinter runs fastest-time ever by a collegian in 100-meter dash.
2014 All-Region Cross Country
2014 All-Big 12 Cross Country
2014 Big 12 Runner of the Week (Sept. 30)
2014 All-American Outdoors (3,000 Steeplechase)
2014 Big 12 Champion (3,000 Steeplechase)
2014 All-Big 12 Outdoors (5,000 Meters)
2014 All-American Indoors (3,000 Meters)
2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (3,000 Meters, DMR)
2013 All-Region Cross Country
2013 All-Big 12 Cross Country
2013 Big 12 Runner of the Week (Sept. 17)
2013 Big 12 Runner of the Week (Sept. 3)
2013 All-Big 12 Outdoors (3,000 Steeplechase)
2012 All-Big 12 Cross Country
2013 Big 12 Runner of the Week (Sept. 11)
2013 Big 12 Runner of the Week (Sept. 4)
2012 All-Big 12 Outdoors (3,000 Steeplechase)
2012 All-Big 12 Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)
2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Track)
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Track)
2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Cross Country)
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic (Cross Country)
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic (Track)
2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic (Track)
Eight-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2014 Cross Country: Produced one of greatest season's in school history in senior year...Placed fifth at the NCAA Championships with career-best 6,000-meter time of 19:56.8...Tied highest by a BU athlete ever at NCAA meet as Natalie Nalepa was also fifth in 1991...Became program's sixth different athlete to earn All-American honors, while helping team place 19th...Led BU back to NCAA meet by finishing as runner-up at NCAA South Central Regional in 20:04.4...Was Baylor's highest finisher at the regional meet since Erin Bedell was second in 2008...Earned third All-Region honor of career, while helping BU take second as team...Carded All-Big 12 honors for third straight season by taking third overall at conference meet in 20:15.1...Honored as program's third three-time All-Big 12 performer, joining Brittany Brockman (2003-05) and Erin Bedell (2005, 2008-09)...Third-place finish was highest for a BU runner since Bedell was third in 2008...Claimed Pre-National Invitational title in 20:21.1, which was 15.3 seconds faster than second-place finisher, to help BU place seventh...Tallied five individual meet titles in her career...Named Big 12 Runner of the Week honor for fifth time, becoming first Big 12 women's athlete to receive the honor five times....Tallied conference honor by placing second at Roy Griak Invitational....Was BU's top runner in all five races of season...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors...Garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic Team recognition.
2014 Track: Earned indoor and outdoor All-American honors in breakout junior campaign... Tallied All-American honors by placing third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Championships...Secured indoor All-American accolades by placing eighth at NCAA Championships...Won Big 12 3,000-meter steeplechase title...Added to All-Big 12 outdoor accolades by finishing as runner-up in 5,000-meter race...Posted All-Big 12 Indoor honors in the 3,000-meter race and as member of distance medley relay team...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors...Garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic Team recognition
2013 Cross Country: Secured All-Region honors with fifth-place finish at NCAA South Central Regional Championships in career-best time of 20:23.8 on 6,000-meter course...Became first BU athlete to compete at NCAA Championships since 2010, finishing 107th in 21:21.3...Carded All-Big 12 honors following 10th-place showing at Big 12 meet in then-career best time of 20:55.1 to help team capture highest finish since 2008 (5th)...Was BU's top finisher in all six team meets...Won Bear Twilight Invitational and Iowa Black & Gold Invite individual titles to open season...Tabbed as Big 12 Runner of the Week after each race title...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors.
2013 Track: Secured All-Big 12 Outdoor honors with a sixth-place finish at the league meet in the 3,000-meter steeplechase...Had a season-best time in the event (10:29.08) at the Texas Relays to place second...Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 3,000 steeple, but did not advance after finishing 40th in the first round...Won 2,000-meter steeplechase at the Baylor Quad Invitational in 6:46.11...Took part in the 1,500-meters at both the Texas Invitational and the Michael Johnson Classic tallying fifth and third place finishes, respectively...Competed in three indoor meets with a season-best time of 5:01.04 in the mile at the Razorback Invitational to take 11th...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team honors...Garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic Team recognition
2012 Cross Country: Tallied All-Big 12 honors and was top Baylor runner by finishing 13th in 21:17.8 at the 6,000-meter Big 12 meet...Took top honors for BU in six of seven meets total, scoring in all seven...Won both 4,000-meter Bear Twilight Invitational (13:28.5) and two-mile UTA Season Opener (10:50.2)...Tabbed as Big 12 Runner of the Week for both meet-winning performances...Had a season-best 6,000 meter time of 20:59.6 to place 44th at NCAA Pre-Nationals meet...Was 29th and second on team at NCAA Regional (21:17.8)...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first-team accolades.
2012 Track: Secured All-Big 12 Outdoor honors with fourth-place showing in 3,000 steeplechase event in season-best time of 10:45.06...Ran 3,000-meter event in four indoor meets...Won both the Texas A&M 10-Team Invitational (9:31.60) and the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in season-best time of 9:28.27...Finished ninth at Big 12 Championships in 9:40.80...Picked up All-Big 12 Indoor distinction by running 1,600-meter leg on distance medley relay crew that took second in 11:21.29...Participated in 5,000-meter event at three outdoor events...Tallied season-best time of 16:33.62 at Drake Relays to take fifth...Won 3,000 Steeplechase title at Michael Johnson Dr Pepper Classic in 10:56.10...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Recognition
2011 Cross Country: Competed in five meets, finishing in the team's top five in every meet...Posted three top 30 finishes with season-best four-kilometer time of 13:59.5 coming at Toledo Inter-Regional for 22nd-place finish...Had season-best finish of second in first meet of year at Bear Twilight Invitational in four-kilometer time of 14:13.1 to help team to meet title...Was BU's top runner at both 5,000-meter Notre Dame Invitational (18:00, 75th)...Finished second on the team and 37th overall at Big 12 Championships with six-kilometer time of 20:58.0...Earned all-region honors at NCAA South Central Regional meet with 19th-place finish in time of 21:33.5...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Won 2010 Nike National Cross Country meet...Two-time Footlocker Cross Country finalist, finishing as runner-up in 2010 and 11th overall in 2009...Claimed Texas 5A individual state cross country title in 2010 after earning a runner-up finish in 2009...Named 2010 Gatorade Texas Cross Country Runner of the Year...Earned 5A track state title in 1600 meters and 3200 meters...Finished second at state meet in 1600 meters in 2009...Ranked second on Milesplit XC Super 50 list...Has personal bests of 4:53.75 at 1600 meters and 17:10 at 5000 meters.
Personal: Full name is Rachel Leigh Johnson...Born April 30, 1993, in Dallas, Texas...Daughter of Mark and Susan Johnson...Majoring in health science studies.