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Background

WNBA TRANSACTIONS:
4/9/08: Selected in the third round (43rd overall) of the 2008 WNBA Draft

2008 WNBA SEASON:
Averaged 2.7 ppg (.438 FG%, .333 3FG%, .000 FT%), 1.0 rpg, 0.5 apg, 0.2 spg, 0.0 bpg, and 6.5 mpg in 6 games played… Season-highs: points – 6 (at San Antonio, 9/13); rebounds – 1 (at San Antonio, 9/13); assists – n/a; steals – 1 (at San Antonio, 9/13); blocks – n/a…Playoffs: Played in three minutes during two games of the 2008 WNBA Playoffs.

COLLEGE:
Finished her career at Notre Dame as the first women’s basketball player in school history to record 1,500 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists and 200 steals…Ranks eighth all-time with 1,566 career points…2007-08: Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention and First Team All-BIG EAST honoree…Started all 34 games and ranked 11th in the BIG EAST in scoring (15.1 ppg), fourth in free throw percentage (.815) and 13th in steals (1.85)…Recorded two double-doubles and scored in double figures 30 times…2006-07: WCBA All-America Honorable Mention and First Team All-BIG EAST…Started all 32 games…Averaged team-highs of 17.0 points (seventh - BIG EAST) and 6.2 rebounds per game, with 2.0 steals per game (tie-seventh - BIG EAST) and .838 free throw percentage (fourth - BIG EAST)…BIG EAST Player of the Week, twice (2/12 and 2/22)…2005-06: Appeared in all 30 games…Averaged 8.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game, ranking fourth on team in scoring and third in rebounding for second year in a row…2004-05: BIG EAST All-Freshman Team…Ranked fourth on team in scoring and third in rebounding…BIG EAST Freshman of the Week (2/7)…Suffered season-ending left knee injury (torn ACL) in NCAA second-round loss vs. Arizona State.

NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE:
One of 14 finalists for the 2007 USA Basketball U21 World Championships Team.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Played for Ceyhan Belediye in Adana, Turkey, during the 2008-09 off-season…Helped her team reach the Turkey league playoffs and finish the season with an overall record of 9-13 by tallying 184 points (8.8 ppg), 92 rebounds (4.4 rpg), 23 assists (1.1 apg), 20 steals (1.0 spg) and six blocks (0.3 bpg) in 492 minutes (23.4 mpg)…Recorded a double-double on Nov. 23 against Monarchs teammate Laura Harper’s Besiktas Cola Turka, posting a season-high 27 points and a season-high 12 rebounds.




Personal

  • Daughter of Rotina and Lee Johnson
  • Oldest of four children
  • Fourth Pennsylvania native to play for Notre Dame
  • Enrolled in College of Arts and Letters as double major in sociology and computer applications
  • Averaged 26.1 points, 10.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 6.4 steals per game with .351 three-point field goal percentage during outstanding prep career
  • Two-time Associated Press Pennsylvania Class A Player of the Year (2003, 2004)
  • Three-time Associated Press First-Team All-State selection (2002, 2003, 2004)
  • Four-time Street & Smith’s Honorable Mention All-American (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
  • Two-time Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Class A Player of the Year (2003, 2004)
  • Two-time Valley Independent Mid-Mon Valley Player of the Year (2003, 2004)
  • Second-highest scorer in Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) history and fifth-highest scorer in state annals with 3,110 points
  • One of eight players in Pennsylvania high school history with 3,000 career points
  • Rated No. 27 in nation by Blue Star Index

Career Transactions

Selected in the third round (43th overall) of the 2008 WNBA Draft

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