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Whitney Johnson

Player Profile

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Highland, Utah

High School:
Lone Peak HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Center

Experience:
1VL-RS

07/16/2013

Whitney Johnson To Miss 2013-14 Season Due To Injury

Utah native played in every game in '12-'13 after overcoming an ACL injury

06/25/2013

Durbin, Nnaji and Johnson Named Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

Lobo trio continues the program's rich history with this award

04/15/2013

Lobo Trio Named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

New Mexico was the only program in the country to have three award winners

04/13/2013

Lobos Wrap Up 2012-13 Season With Annual Team Banquet

A good time was had by all in attendance as the Lobos honored their four seniors

04/07/2013

Stevens: Lobo Women's Basketball 2012-13 Season Review

Coach Yvonne Sanchez wanted to see progression this past season and found it on several levels

11/23/2012

New Mexico vs. North Texas

The Lobos hosted the North Texas Mean Green in their annual Thanksgiving Tournament

10/30/2012

New Mexico vs. Northern New Mexico

The Lobos took on the Eagles in the first exhibition game of the season

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012-13): 2012-13 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar...Academic All-Conference... Mountain West Scholar-Athlete... Became a fixture in the post for the Lobos in her first full season with the program... Finished with a team-high 55.1% field goal percentage... Set a career high with 14 points versus Boise State (1-16-13) on an efficient 7-8 performance from the field... Near double-double against Arizona (12-8-12) with nine points and seven rebounds... Registered one of the team's highest assist games with six at Air Force (2-6-13)... Her 55.1% season field goal percentage was the most by a Lobo since Jennifer Williams (57.1%) in the 1999-00 season... Tallied nine games of eight points or more.

FRESHMAN (2011-12): Redshirt Year

HIGH SCHOOL: Four year letterwinner at Lone Peak HS in Highland, Utah under head coach Keith Flood... Averaged a double-double during her junior and senior seasons (14-10, 15-10, points-rebounds respectively)... Helped her team to two Region 4 championship titles her sophomore and senior years... Twice named first team All-State, once second team All-State, and three times first team All-Region... Also lettered in volleyball where she lead Lone Peak to three state championships... Played her AAU ball with the Utah Swoosh..

PERSONAL: Whitney Johnson (nicknamed "Whit") was born on November 27, 1992 in West Valley City, Vt., to Peter and Stephanie Johnson... Has three siblings - Kiana, Aaron and Micah... Business major... Lists Chinese food as her favorite... Favorite athlete is Rajon Rondo... Enjoys playing Dance Dance Revolution in her free time...

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