Ben Johnston
Ben  Johnston


Spokane, Wash.

High School:
North Central

Last College:



Utah State Cross Country Teams Show They Belong Saturday at Pre-Nationals

Freshman Kashley Carter places 24th out of 311 runners


Utah State Cross Country Teams Make Great Strides Saturday at 2015 Roy Griak Invitational

Freshman Kashley Carter places 20th, while junior Ben Johnston finishes 68th.

HONORS: Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2015); Academic All-Mountain West (2015).

2015 (JR):
Finished 102nd with a time of 34:12.64 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Competed in five meets during the season and recorded a pair of top-five finishes, placing fourth at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational (20:51.75) and fifth at the Montana State Invitational (26:16.75)... Earned academic all-Mountain West and Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors.

Recorded his best finish for BYU during the indoor season, capturing third in the 800m at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational... Ran in the 800m, 1,500m, and 3,000m steeplechase during the 2011 outdoor season for the Cougars.

HIGH SCHOOL: A six-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field at North Central High School in Spokane Wash.... Led cross country team to a state championship in 2008, 2009 & 2010, as well as a national cross country championship in 2008... Led track & field team to three state championships in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

PERSONAL: Full name is Benjamin Amos Johnston... One of five children of Peter and Carlene Johnston... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Charleston, W.Va., from 2011-2013.... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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