Hard-working junior who will compete in the 5,000 and 10,000.
2006: Competed in the 3,000m during the indoor season with a clocking of 9:15:49, a third-place finish at the USC Invitational ... during the outdoor season, contested the 5,000m and ran 16:01.94 at the Weems Baskin Relays followed by a 15:46.21 run at the State of South Carolina Meet.
2005: Competed in the 3,000m and 5,000m during the indoor season ... best times were 9:23.49 at the Tyson Invitational and 15:55.09 at the Clemson Invitational ... ran three times in the 5K during the outdoor season ... placed second at both the Weems Baskin Relays and South Carolina State Championships when he turned in a season-best time of 16:09.32.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in cross country and track for four years at Summerville High School, graduating in 2004 ... coached by Bob Crowley ... best times were 4:37 in the 1,600m, 10:15 in the 3,200m and 16:37 for the 5K ... named to the 2004 All-Region 6-4A Team, was a regional champion in the 1,600 and was the track team 2004 MVP ... in cross country, was a member of the All-Region 6-4A Team from 2001 to 2003, selected for the 2003 Coaches' Award, and was a member of the 2003 All-Lowcountry Team ... was a member of Region 6-4A Championship track team from 2001 to 2003, member of the 2002 State 4A cross country runner-up team and on the 2003 Region 6-4A Cross Country Championship team, as well as the Lowcountry Team of the Year (2001 to 2003) ... 2004 valedictorian and a National Merit Finalist among a number of other academic accolades.
PERSONAL: David Charles Johannesmeyer was born April 5, 1986, in North Charleston, S.C. ... his parents are Dale and Carla Johannesmeyer ... is a biology major and also a Carolina Scholar, the highest academic scholarship award for residents of South Carolina.