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Tamika Johnson
Tamika Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bellwood, Ill.

High School:
Proviso West

Event:
Sprints


2005 Highlights: Earned a pair of personal-records in both the 200-meter indoor dash (26.16) and 400-meter indoor dash (58.87) at the Alex Wilson Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame on Mar. 5th...gathered three, top-three finishes at the Lewis Invitational in the 55-meter dash (2nd, 7.46), 400-meter dash (2nd, 1:00.07) and 200-meter dash (3rd, 26.72) on Feb. 12th...her time of 7.46 in the 55-meter dash, was the fifth-fastest, indoor time in the Horizon League...finished fourth in both the 60-meter dash (8.27) and as a member of the 4x400 relay team (4:14.52) at the Purdue Invitational...took home a third-place mark in the 400-meter dash (1:02.44) at the University of Chicago Open on Jan. 8th...earned a pair of third-place finishes in the 200-meter dash (26.08) and the 100-meter dash (13.07) at the Butler Twilight...her time of 13.07 in the 100-meter dash was a team-season best...ran a leg of the second-place, 4x100 relay (49.0) at the Redbird Invitational...was a part of the school-record, second-place, 4x400 relay (3:53.51) at the Chicagoland Championships.

2004 Highlights: Finished second overall in the 400-meter dash (1:01.29) at the Lewis Indoor Qualifier...ran a leg of the third-place, 4x400 (4:02.79) relay team at the Horizon League Indoor Championships...was a member of the first-place, 4x100 (47.99) and 4x400 (3:57.62) relay teams at the Elmhurst Invitational...was a member of the third-place, 4x100 relay team that finished in 47.8 seconds at the Butler Twilight...helped UIC to school-records in the 4x100 (47.31) and 4x400 (3:55.89) relay at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships...finished fifth overall in the 400-meter dash (57.86) at the Horizon League Championships...owns UIC's third-fastest , indoor times in the 60-meter dash (7.78) and 400-meter dash (1:00.53).

2003 Highlights: Placed third overall in the triple jump with a leap of 33'1 ¾" at the Eastern Illinois Mega Meet...was a member of the fourth-place, school-record breaking 4x400 relay team (4:00.86) at the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships...broke the indoor school-record in the triple jump with a mark of 35' ¼" at the Indoor Track and Field Championships...finished fifth overall in the 400-meter dash (1:02.81) at the Wheaton Invitational...took home a seventh-place finish of 1:01.6 in the 400-meter dash at the Chicagoland Championships...earned a pair of fifth-place marks in the 200-meter dash (25.82) and 400-meter dash (58.84) at the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships...holds UIC's top mark in the 100-meter outdoor dash with a mark of 13.04 at the Chicagoland Championships...jumped a team-best 35'1" in the triple jump in the Horizon League Outdoor Championships.

2002 Highlights: Missed a majority of the season due to injury...set the school-record in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.3 at the Smith-Barney Invitational...turned in a season-best mark of 7.78 in the 55-meter dash at the Carthage College Invitational.

Prep/Personal: Helped Proviso West to a second-place finish in the 800-meter relay team at the IHSA state finals...guided Proviso West to a sixth-place finish in the 1600-meter relay team at the state finals...took home West Suburban Silver titles in the 300 and 400-meter dash...placed second in the 400-meter dash (58.6) in 2001...daughter of LeRoy and Alpha Johnson...born March 24, 1983...major is undecided.

Career-Best Indoor Times and Jumps
55-meter dash          7.46        2/12/05
60-meter dash          8.07        2/27/05
200-meter dash        26.16         3/5/05
400-meter dash        58.87         3/5/05
Triple Jump          35'1/4"       1/18/03

2005 Top Indoor Times 55-meter dash 7.46 2/12/05 60-meter dash 8.07 2/27/05 200-meter dash 26.16 3/5/05 400-meter dash 58.87 3/5/05

Career Best Top Outdoor Times and Jumps 100-meter dash 13.0 3/29/03 200-meter dash 25.82 5/9/03 400-meter dash 58.20 5/13/05 Triple Jump 35'1" 5/9/03

2005 Top Outdoor Times and Jumps 100-meter dash 13.07 5/7/05 200-meter dash 26.08 5/7/05 400-meter dash 58.20 5/13/05

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