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San Antonio Stars
2013: Averaged a career-high, 11.0 points in 24 starts and 33 games total in 2013… Registered her fi rst double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Seattle on 8/25 ... Recorded a season-high 31 minutes at Seattle on 8/9 ... Tied for the team lead with 13 points against Minnesota on July 19... Did not travel with the team to Atlanta on June 30 due to a right knee sprain suff ered during practice on June 29 ... Led the team with seven rebounds versus Seattle on June 21 ... Ranked second on the team with 11 points at Los Angeles on June 15 ... Led the team with 16 points at Minnesota on June 11 ... Led the team with a career-high 19 points against Los Angeles on June 1 ... Led the team with 14 points and fi ve rebounds in the season opener against Indiana on May 24.
2012: Played in all 34 regular-season games, starting one ... Averaged 5.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.4. assists and 0.8 steals per game ... Led all WNBA rookies in 3-point field goal percentage (41.2), ranked sixth in rebounding average (3.9), sixth in efficiency per 40 minutes (16.5) and ninth in scoring average (5.6) ... Ranked second on the team in 3-point field goal percentage and fourth in rebounds per game ... Notched six double-figure scoring performances ... Had at least a rebound in all 34 games, including a span of 10-consecutive games with three or more rebounds from July 8 to Aug. 30 ... Notched at least one assist in 16-consecutive games from June 24 through Aug. 30 ... Had five points in her professional debut at Tulsa on May 19 ... Ranked second on the team with five rebounds at Connecticut on May 25 ... Had two assists in her first career start against Chicago on May 30 ... Led the team with seven rebounds and added nine points at Minnesota on June 3 ... Had a team-high tying three steals at Atlanta on June 8 ... Led the team with six rebounds at Seattle on June 22 ... Had 10 points at Chicago on July 11 ... Had 12 points and a career-best nine rebounds against Atlanta on July 13 ... Notched a career-high 15 points and matched a career standard with nine rebounds at Phoenix on Aug. 19 ... Matched a career-best with 15 points while adding a team-best tying five rebounds at Los Angeles on Aug. 23 ... Led the team with seven rebounds against Tulsa on Aug. 25 ... Set a franchise rookie record for most 3-point field goals made without a miss, going 4-for-4 from beyond the arc against Minnesota on Sept. 23 ... Playoffs: Played in both Western Conference Semifinal games against Los Angeles ... Averaged 3.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.5 steals per game through the two playoff games ... Matched four points with four rebounds in Game 1 at Los Angeles on Sept. 27.

WNBA Offseason
2012-13: Played for Hungary's Uniqua Euroleasing Sopron ... Averaged 15.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 3.4 steals per game through 25 Hungarian League games ... Led the Hungarian League in assists per game and ranked third in scoring average ... Averaged 18.3 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.0 steals per game through 12 EuroLeague games ... Ranked second in EuroLeague in scoring average.

USA Basketball
• U19 World Championship Gold Medal (2009)

2011: Finalist for the 2011 World University Games Team.

2009: Member of the 2009 Women’s U19 World Championship Team that won gold in Bangkok, Thailand with an 8-1 record … Averaged 9.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Miami
• WBCA First Team All-America (2012, 2011)
• USBWA First Team All-America (2012, 2011)
• Associated Press Second Team All-America (2012, 2011)
• ACC Player of the Year (2011)
• All-ACC First Team (2012, 2011, 2010)
• All-ACC Defensive Team (2012, 2011, 2010)
• State Farm All-Region Team (2011, 2010)
• All-ACC Honorable Mention (2009)
• ACC All-Freshman Team (2009)

Senior (2011-12): Earned three All-America selections for the second-consecutive season – WBCA, USBWA and Associated Press … Garnered All-ACC First Team and All-ACC Defensive Team selection for the third-consecutive season … Started all 131 games of her career, marking the longest streak in the nation … Posted an 87-consecutive game double-figure scoring streak from her sophomore through senior seasons … Had nine double-doubles … Averaged 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.4 steals.

Junior (2010-11): Earned three All-America selections – WBCA, USBWA and Associated Press … Named ACC Player of the Year … Garnered All-ACC First Team and All-ACC Defensive Team honors for the second-consecutive season … Named to the State Farm All-Region Team … Led the ACC in free throw percentage (.846) … Ranked second in the ACC and 10th in the nation with 3.2 steals per game … Ranked second in the ACC and 17th in the nation with 19.6 points per game … Led the team with a career-high 8.3 rebounds per game and 3.8 assists per game …Led the Hurricanes in rebounding in 16 games and blocked shots in 10 games … Had 11 double-doubles on the season … Averaged 19.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 3.2 steals per game.

Sophomore (2009-10): Garnered All-ACC First Team and All-ACC Defensive Team honors … Named to the State Farm All-Region Team … Was the only player in the ACC to score in double-figures in every game during the season … Only ACC player to rank in the top-10 in scoring, rebounding and assists … Her .496 shooting percentage was the best among conference guards … Had 10 double-doubles … Averaged 19.0 points, 7.67 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.1 steals per game.

Freshman (2008-09): Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team … Garnered All-ACC Honorable Mention selection … Only Division I player to lead her team in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals during the season … Averaged 12.8 points, 7.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.6 steals per game.

Rush-Henrietta High School: Played at Rush-Henrietta High School in Henrietta, N.Y. for Coach Steve Shepanski … Earned McDonald’s All-America and WBCA All-America recognition in 2008 … Garnered 2008 Third Team All-America recognition from Parade Magazine … Named New York Miss Basketball for 2008 … Led Rush-Henrietta to three-consecutive New York Class 2A state championship titles … Three-Time All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year and Section V Most Valuable Player … Two-time Western Region and state championship Most Valuable Player … Set school records for career points (2,241) and rebounds (1,500) … Career highs of 42 points and 30 rebounds … Finished her high school career with a 92-14 overall record …Member of the gold medal winning team at the Empire State Games.

Personal

Shenise Monet Johnson … Born on Dec. 8, 1990 in Rochester, N.Y. … Daughter of Michelle Reeves and Stanley Johnson … Has two brothers – Cory Reeves and Stan Johnson – and two sisters – Shawntalae and Jasmine Johnson ... Graduated from the University of Miami in 2012 with a degree in liberal arts concentrating in Africana Studies.

Career Transactions

Selected by San Antonio in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2012 WNBA Draft