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  Tamika Johnson
Tamika Johnson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Cathedral HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
Middle Blocker/Outside Hitter

UCLA Career Match Highs:
Kills: 20 vs. Washington State 10/24/97
Digs: 11 vs. UCSB 12/7/97
Blocks: 9 (3/6) vs. Pepperdine 12/6/97
Aces: 2 Five Times, last vs. Florida 9/7/98

Overview - Will compete for a spot in the middle or on the right side ... Sees the court well ... Physical player ... Big and mobile with quick arm swing ... Intelligent attacker ... Intimidating blocker.

1998 - Started two early-season matches, on Sept. 12 against Texas and Oct. 2 at USC ... Hit .750 on four attempts against Oregon on Sept. 25 (3-0-4) ... Posted a season-high five digs against Penn State on Sept. 11 ... Had season-best three blocks on three occasions: the season-opener at Hawaii (2/1), vs. PSU on Sept. 11 (1/2), and against Oregon State on Sept. 27 (0/3) ... Tied her career-high of two aces against Florida on Sept. 5 ... Season-high six kills came on 15 swings at Stanford on Sept. 20 ... Hit .333 in that match (6-1-15).

1997 - Starting middle blocker ... Played in 100 games over 28 matches ... Reached double-figure kills in 21 matches, including a string of 11 consecutive ... Established a career high with 20 kills against Washington State on Oct. 24 ... Team leader with 33 solo blocks ... Finished second on squad with 127 total blocks ... Ranked 10th in the Pac-10 with a 1.27 blocks per game average ... Registered a then-career-high eight blocks, all assisted, at Baylor on Sept. 12 ... Posted a new personal benchmark with three solo and six assisted blocks vs. Pepperdine Nov. 29 ... Also had three solo and five assisted blocks at San Diego State on Oct. 8 ... Notched attack percentages above .500 three times, the highest being .565 at Hawaii on Sept. 7 ... Invited to U.S. National Team tryouts along with UCLA teammates Kara Milling and Elisabeth Bachman.

1996 - Played in 15 matches, missing all of November due to tendonitis in her knees ... Broke into the starting rotation against Weber State on Sept. 7 ... Recorded double figure kills in four matches, including two matches with 17 kills ... Missed a double-double by only one dig (17k-9d) vs. UCSB on October 1 ... One of six Bruins to reach the 100 kill mark during season.

Prep - Listed among Volleyball magazine's Fab 50 ... All-American at the club and high school levels ... Two-time Junior National All-American with Circle City Club ... Represented the United States at the 1995 NORCECA International Volleyball Tournament in Puerto Rico ... Named MVP in the state of Indiana twice ... Three-time all-state and All-City/All-Metro selection ... Also lettered four years in basketball ... Became just the second player in Cathedral school history to score 1,000 points ... An All-State first-team selection in 1995-96 by Hoosier Basketball Magazine.

Personal - Women's studies major with an education minor interested in pursuing a career as a nurse or doctor ... Oldest of three children of Angela Johnson Chatman ... Enjoys listening to music, singing, dancing, writing and shopping ... Born December 5, 1977, in Columbia, SC.

Johnson's Career Statistics

Yr     MP  GP   K   K/GM E   TA   Pct  SA BS  BA  TB  BK/GM  Dg   DG/GM
1998   10  25   27  1.08 16  86   .128 4  3   8   11  0.44   20   0.80
1997   28  100  320 3.20 102 721  .291 9  33  94  127 1.27   93   0.93
1996   15  46   117 2.54 48  271  .255 3  2   25  27  0.59   49   1.07
Totals 53  171  464 2.71 174 1078 .269 16 38  127 165 0.96   162  0.95

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