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Whitney Johnson
Whitney Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prince Frederick, Md.

Last College:
Univ. at Albany

Height:
6-3

Position:
OH

2008: Earned First Team All-MEAC honors ... Was MEAC Player of the Week twice (Sept. 8 and Oct. 6) ... Also made all-tournament teams on three occasions ... Was MVP of the tournament on ... Was third in the MEAC in hitting percentage (.320) ... Third in the conference in kills per set (3.39) ... Sixth in the conference in points per set (3.65) ... Had a season-high 25 kills on Sept. 5 against UMBC ... Earned a season-high four block assists on Sept. 13 against Maine ... Had five digs in the MEAC championship match against Florida A&M on Nov. 16 ... Had 20-plus kills in three matches.

2007: Named MEAC Player of the Year ... Received All-MEAC First Team honors ... Selected to the MEAC All-Tournament Team ... Earned both the Comfort Inn Classic and Sacred Heart Tournament MVP awards ... Member of the Comfort Inn Classic and Sacred Heart All-Tournament Teams ...Awarded MEAC Player of the Week a conference-best five times ... Led the team and ranked second in the MEAC with 525 kills (4.91 kills per game) ... Also had a team-high 1,186 total attempts and 21 block solos ... Notched a .284 hitting percentage that placed her second on the squad and third in the conference ... Totaled 48 blocks (0.45 blocks per game), 183 digs (1.71 digs per game), and 19 aces (0.18 aces per game) ... Her blocks and digs were third and fourth best on the team, respectively ... Recorded a season-high 30 kills against Morgan State (Oct. 6) and Providence (Sept. 22)...Had 12 matches with 20-plus kills ... Finished with a personal best .586 attack percentage against Hampton (Oct. 12) ... Tallied five blocks against Providence (Sept. 22).

Previous School: Played one season of Division I volleyball at the University at Albany ... Appeared in 25 games as a true freshman ... Totaled 22 kills and 12 blocks in nine matches ... Added three assists and two digs.

High School: First Team All-Conference during sophomore, junior and senior years at Calvert ... Named conference MVP as a senior ... Volleyball and basketball team MVP during junior and senior years ... Had 273 kills, a .336 hitting percentage, 71 blocks and 78 digs as a senior ... Part of state championship team as a sophomore as Calvert went 20-1 ... Selected to All-Metro Basketball Second Team during senior year, Fourth Team as a junior ... Set Calvert's career basketball scoring record with 1, 601 points ... Earned All-County First Team volleyball honors from the Calvert County Sportswriters in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and was an All-SMAC (Southern Maryland Athletic Conference) First Team member the same years ... During those same three years Johnson was also named All-Extra First Team and All-Metro by The Washington Post.

Personal: Born May 12, 1988 in Rome, N.Y. ... Daughter of L'Tanya and Cheryl Johnson ... Has two sisters, Aricka and Angela, and one brother, Anthony ... Major is Exercise Science ... Has been on the honor roll every semester she has attended UMES ... When she graduates from college, she plans on becoming a personal trainer own her own gym.

CAREER STATISTICS
Year SP MP K E TA PCT A Aces Digs BS BA
2006 (at Albany)
25 9 22 26
80
-.050 3
0
2
2
10
2007 107 28 525 188 1186 .284 10 19 183 21

27

2008 114 33 387 113 856 .320 2 6 46 9

28

TOTAL 246 70 934 327 2122 .184 15 25 231 32 65