Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Mary Carleton Johnston
Honors: Cross Country All-Southeast Region (2010) ... Cross Country All-East (2008) ... Cross Country Academic All-ACC (2009, 2010).
2011-12: Did not compete during the indoor season...Outdoors, competed once at the Duke Twilight running the 10,000 meters in 38:20.39.
2010-11: Started the fall season with a 21:59.4 clocking over 6K to come in 42nd at the Roy Griak Invitational ... posted a mark of 21:08.8 in a 25th-place showing at the ACC Championships, helping the Blue Devils to a third-place finish ... earned All-Southeast Region honors with a personal-best 21:03.5, 22nd-place performance at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... ran 21:40.6 to come in 142nd at the NCAA Championships ... indoors, competed in the 3,000m and the 5,000m ... tied for seventh in the 3,000m at the Armory Collegiate, clocking 9:40.82 ... recorded a personal-best 16:52.65 in the 5,000m to place eighth at the ACC Indoor Championships ... outdoors, took fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a personal-best 10:23.13 ... that ranks as the No. 4 all-time performance at Duke ... advanced to the NCAA First Round in the same event, where she clocked 11:04.83 to finish 12th ... posted a mark of 9:53.20 in the 3,000m to place 12th at the ECAC Championships.
2009-10: Began the cross country season at the Wisconsin Invitational, placing 22nd in 17:39.8 for 5K ... finished third at the Blue Ridge Open with a 5K time of 17:35.57 ... came in 21st at the ACC Championships after running 6K in 21:09.7 ... at the NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., ran to a 97th-place finish, clocking 21:16.2 ... indoors, took fifth place in the 3,000m at the Armory Collegiate with a time of 9:39.23 ... finished 12th at the ACC Championships in the 5,000m ... outdoors, competed in the 1,500m, 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase ... placed eighth in the 1,500m with a 4:34.78 at the Wake Forest Open ... clocked 16:41.55 over 5,000m at the Stanford Invitational on Mar. 26 ... ran 10:36.12 for the steeplechase to come in sixth place at the ACC Championships in Clemson, S.C. ... qualified for the NCAA First Round in the steeplechase, where she clocked 10:35.85 for the No. 5 all-time Duke performance.
2008-09: Earned All-East honors in cross country with a 25th overall finish at the ECAC Championships, where she was Duke's first runner and completed the 5K in 18:45 ... Duke's fourth runner, ninth overall, at the Wolfpack Invitational running 18:30 ... was also in the Blue Devil top-five at the Murray Keatinge Invitational, placing fifth on the team and 18th overall in 18:33.26 ... 16th in the prelims of the 1500m at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships, clocking 4:41.56 ... ran to third place in the steeplechase at the UNC Invitational in 11:02.70 ... was fourth in the 3000m at the outdoor season-opening Wake Forest Open, clocking 10:13.40 ... fifth in the 5K at the Duke Twilight meet in 18:05.81.
Prior to Duke: 2007 Alabama Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year ... 17-time state champion ... three-time All-Metro Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Mollie Johnston...born Nov. 13, 1989...majoring in evolutionary anthropology.