Sean Johnson
Sean Johnson
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Buchanan HS
Position: Sprints, Hurdles

Sean Johnson, a three time Big West Conference finalist in the 110H, will head into his senior season taking aim at the 14 second barrier in the event. Johnson looks to get back on the national scene after earning a bid into the 2013 NCAA First Round Competition with his Big West PR performance. 

Led the Gaucho men in the high hurdles and showed yet again he is a big meet performer. Qualified for his thrid consecutive Big West hurdle final, firing off a 14.28 PR performance to claim third place honors. That time earned Johnson his first bid to the NCAA First Round Competition. Ran a 14.47w to take the win at the Cal Poly Dual Meet. 

Competed in 110m hurdles at Big West Championships where he ran a best time of 14.55 and placed sixth. Also competed in 200m throughout the season. Won three competitions in the 110H. 

2010-2011: Johnson was a force to be reckoned with in the 110m hurdles his first year with the Gauchos...He set a personal best in the 110m hurdles at the Cal Poly Dual with a time of 14.81 and a second place finish...Johnson qualified for the finals of the Big West Championship where he ran 14.88 and barely missed the podium by less than two tenths of a second...Johnson also competed in the 200m and the 4x100m events.

Prep: Johnson has qualified for the CIF Championships three times...Two-time Valley Champion in the 300m hurdles...Two-time Valley Champion in the 110m high hurdles and 300m hurdles in the Central Section...Three time Tri-River Athletic Conference League Champion in the 100m high hurdles...Seventh-place finish in the 2010 CIF Championship in the 300m hurdles...Had a fourth-place finish in the 110m high hurdles at the CIF Championship in 2010...Co-founder of Philosophy Club in high school...Earned 3.83 GPA overall.

Personal: Majoring in Philosophy...Parents are Erin and Matt Johnson...Chose UCSB because team atmosphere is unrivaled...Enjoys listening to music, watching Quentin Tarantino Films and playing video games in his free time...Lists his favorite movies as "Pulp Fiction", "Jackie Brown", and "Kill Bill" volume one and two...Favorite bands are Coheed and Cambria, Kid Cudi, The Dear Hunter...Favorite books are "Watchmen", "The Amory Wars", "Rum Punch"...Favorite athlete is David Oliver.

Collegiate Bests
110HH- 14.28 (2013 Big West Championships)  

Big West Championships
2013- 110H, 3rd, 14.28
2012- 110H, 6th, 14.70
2011- 110H, 4th, 14.88 

NCAA First Round
2013- 110HH, 39th, 14.71