Vincent Johnson
    Vincent Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    St. Patrick

    Event:
    Jumps


    05/13/2012

    Track and Field closes MVC Championships with five more titles

    Jeneva McCall named Most Valuable Athlete/Most Outstanding Field Athlete

    02/26/2012

    Men's Track and Field wins MVC Indoor Championships, Women finish fourth

    Saluki men win title for the first time since 1992.

    01/21/2012

    Track and Field wins four event titles at Gladstein Invitational

    J.C. Lambert claims men's shot put and weight throw titles.

    Updated August 5, 2011

    2010-11:Competed in 12 meets combined during the indoor and outdoor season... Earned 11 top ten finishes... Placed third in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump at the SIU Invitational... Participated in the long jump and triple jump at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor and Outdoor Championships.

    2009-10: Competed in seven indoor and seven outdoor meets during the 2009-10 season...Finished in the top ten in the triple jump at all but one meet during the season, including a season-high second place finish at the SIU Spring Classic with a distance of 46-07.50 (14.21m)...Also notched a second place finish in the long jump at the Spring Classic, topping out at 22-06.25 (6.86m)...Best performance in the long jump came at the Ole Miss Invitational, measuring in with a 22-11.75 (7.01m).

    2008-09: Johnson had the fifth furthest long jump by a Saluki in the indoor season and the fourth best outdoors...His best finish as a freshman in the long jump came in the SIU Spring Classic when he was sixth with a leap of 20-04.25...Had a personal-best of 21-11.75 at the MVC Outdoor Championships...He competed in the long jump in four indoor events and five outdoor events while he was in the triple jump twice during the indoor season and five times in the outdoor.

    High School: Conference and sectional champion in the long jump and triple jump as a senior at St. Patrick High School...Placed second in the state long jump that year, as well...Was third in the conference in the triple jump and fourth at sectionals as a freshman...Placed second in both the conference and sectional triple jump as a sophomore.

    Personal: Majors in psychology...Born Sept. 21, 1989...Son of Brian Finley and Gina Martinez.

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