4   Irene Johnson
Irene Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schaumburg, IL

High School:
Schaumburg

Height:
5-9

Position:
OH


2007 Highlights: Appeared in 99 games for the Huskies as an outside hitter...Finished third on the squad in kills with 339...totaled 265 digs and 382 on the year to rank fourth and third on the team, respectively...recorded a career-high 20 kills in a five-game win versus Kent State (Oct. 19)...earned a season-high hitting percentage of .515, executing 18 kills on 33 attempts in a three-game win against Buffalo (Oct. 13)...finished the season with nine double-doubles highlighted by a four-match double-double streak (Sept. 29, Oct. 5, Oct. 6, and Oct. 12)...tallied 10 or more kills on 19 separate occasions...named MAC Player of the Week on October 8th as she notched 30 kills, 24 digs, five blocks and 35 points...selected as a member of the 2007 Academic All-MAC Team...earned a spot on the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V Second Team.

2006 Highlights: Appeared in all 29 matches and 105 games...was fourth on the squad with 195 kills...totaled double-digit kills in eight matches...had a team-season best hitting percentage of .667 (16 kills, 0 errors, 24 attacks) in a four-game win over Ball State (Oct. 14)...those 16 kills were a season-best...was flawless in a three-game sweep of Iona (Sept. 1) with a hitting percentage of .769 (10 kills, no errors, 13 attacks)...picked up 13 kills and finished with a hitting percentage of .344 (13 kills, two errors, 32 attacks) in a four-game win over Kent State (Oct. 20)...collected seven block assists against Central Michigan (Sept. 23), good for second-best on the squad.

2005 Highlights: Appeared in 22 matches with nine starts...claimed a season-high 11 kills in a four-game win over Indiana State (Sept. 3)...averaged 7.8 kills per match to help the Huskies to a runner-up finish in the NIU Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational (Sept. 2-3)...had eight putaways in a five-game win over Ball State (Oct. 15)...pushed the Huskies to a four-game win over Illinois State (Oct. 25) with eight kills and a season-high six digs...chipped in seven kills in a four-game loss to Ohio on Oct. 25.

Prep: Won three varsity letters for head coach Jeanette Pancratz at Schaumburg High School...helped lead the Saxons to three straight 20-win seasons and a pair of regional titles (2002, 2004)...enjoyed breakout senior season this fall, putting up career-high numbers in kills (239), service aces (38), and total blocks (69)...those efforts led to first team All-Area nominations from the Daily Herald and Suburban Newspapers...also took home her first All-Mid-Suburban League certificate, earning a spot on the league's first team...named Most Valuable Player at the 2004 Glenbard East Autumnfest Classic ... awarded Best Offensive Player and Coaches awards by her peers at the conclusion of her senior year...graduated from SHS in the all-time top-five for single-season hitting percentage (.320).

Club Volleyball: In 2003-2004, played club ball for coaches Jen Friese and Jesse Bossenga in the Sports Performance GLC Select program.

Personal: Major - Family Social Services...Birthdate - January 6, 1987.

Three-Game Match

Kills: 18, at Buffalo 10-13-06
Attempts: 36, at Central Michigan 11-3-07
Hitting Pct: .769, vs. Iona 9-1-06
Assists: 2, vs. Boston College 9-9-06
Digs: 11, at Central Michigan 11-3-07
Total Blocks: 7, vs. Toledo
11-10-07

Four-Game Match

Kills: 19, vs. two opponents 2007
Attempts: 56, vs. Eastern Michigan
9-29-07
Hitting Pct: .667, vs. Ball State 10-14-06
Assists: 3, vs. Ball State 10-27-06
Digs: 27, at Toledo
10-5-07
Total Blocks: 4, vs. six opponents 2007

Five-Game Match

Kills: 20, vs. Kent State
10-19-07
Attempts: 56, vs. Kent State
10-19-07
Hitting Pct: .286, vs. two opponents
2007
Assists: 3, vs. Eastern Michigan 10-7-06
Digs: 18, vs. DePaul
9-5-07
Total Blocks: 7, at Central Michigan 9-23-06

Irene Johnson's Career Statistics

YEAR MP-GP K K/G E TA PCT. A A/G SA SA/G SE RE DIG DIG/G BS BA TOT. B/G BE BHE PTS.
2005 22-54 70 1.30 54 265 .060 4 0.07 0 0.00 0 1 24 0.44 4 16 20 0.37 3 1 82.0
2006 29-105 195 1.86 72 531 0.232 26 0.25 0 0.00 1 4 49 0.47 7 51 58 0.55 9 9 227.5
2007 31-103 351 3.41 134 1062 .204 11 0.11 11 0.11 25 7 272 2.64 10 51 61 0.59 5 3 397.5
TOTALS 51-262 616 2.35 260 1858 0.192 41 0.16 11 0.04 26 12 345 1.32 21 118 139 0.08 17 13 707.0

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