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 the 4,000-meter Bear Twilight Invitational (13:28.5) and the two-mile UTA Season Opener (10:50.2)...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 USTFCCA 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...Recognized by USTFCCCA on All-Academic team.
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.