Jenny Johnsson
Jenny Johnsson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Osby, Sweeden

Last College:
Ashland University

Height:
5-5

Position:
Mid/Free/Backstroke

Birthdate:
05/05/1987

Experience:
2L

2008-09 (Junior): Notched program-best times at the C-USA Championships in the 200 backstroke (2:04.78) and 400 individual medley (4:26.61)... Had top-10 MU-best times in 200 freestyle at the Miami Invite (6th, 1:58.17), 500 freestyle at the C-USA Championships (4th, 10:31.61)... Named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team.

2007-08 (Sophomore): One of Marshall's most versatile swimmers ... Had a standout first season with the Herd, earning recognition as the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year ... Set a school record in the 200-yard backstroke three times during the 2007-08 season, finally setting the mark at 2:06.51 at the C-USA Championships .... Recorded three top-10 finishes at the C-USA Championships in the 400 IM, 200 Back and the 500 free ... Also ranks in the top-10 in school history in the 400-yard IM with a collegiate-best of 4:33.37.

Prior to Marshall: Finished seventh in the 400 IM at the Swedish Senior Nationals and third in the 1500-meter freestyle at the Swedish Junior Nationals ... Qualified for two NCAA Division II Championships at Ashland University ... Finished seventh in the 400 IM, earning All-American honors ... Named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year in 2007 and Female Swimmer of the Year for Ashland in 2007.

Personal: Full name is Jenny Linda Viktoria ... Born Oct. 23, 1987 in Osby, Sweeden ... Parents are Gert Johnsson and Ann-Christin Mansson ... Majoring in Dietetics ... Hobbies are cooking, reading and watching movies.