|| Rachell Johnson
CSTV Campus Cam: UCLA's Rachell Johnson talks about last season's successful run, and the expectations for this season
Johnson appeared in 117 games, playing in 36 matches while starting 35 ... tied for the team lead in aces with 35 and was fifth in kills per game (2.14) and second in blocks per game (1.13) ... ranked 10th in the Pac-10 in blocks per game and seventh in aces per game ... posted seven double-figure kills contests, including season highs of 14 on three occasions ... had 14 kills against Tennessee Tech (Aug. 26), Stanford (Oct. 13) and Washington State (Oct. 26) ... hit an amazing .722 (14-1-18) against Tennessee Tech ... had at least one ace in 21 of 36 matches, tying a career best with four at Stanford on Nov. 11 ... recorded seven matches with at least five digs, including a career-high nine against California (Oct. 12) ... registered at least five blocks in 10 matches, posting a career-best nine on one solo and eight assists against Pepperdine on Nov. 20.
Had nine matches with double-figure kills, including a career-high 21 in a Nov. 12 upset of then-No. 2 Washington, adding four blocks for 23 points ... equaled that kill total on Nov. 25 against Stanford and produced 20 kills against California on Nov. 26 ... had 11 matches with double-figure points, with five during the first two weekends of the season and four in November.
Appeared in 15 matches, including the last nine ... recorded season-high totals of five kills on three occasions against Arizona State (Oct. 29), Washington State (Nov. 26) and Long Beach State (Dec. 4).
TORREY PINES HIGH SCHOOL
Johnson prepped at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, Calif. ... named North County Times Player of the Year as a senior ... also earned San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic and All-Palomar Team honors as a senior ... received All-CIF accolades as a junior, helping the Falcons to a second-place finish at the State finals ... named to the Fab 50 list by Volleyball Magazine ... set a school record by touching 10'3" ... sang the National Anthem prior to many of her high school matches.
Born Rachell Dellia Johnson on Oct. 19, 1984 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... parents are Christine and Ronn Johnson ... has a younger brother, Ross ... has sung the National Anthem prior to many home volleyball matches, as well as numerous other UCLA events, including the Team Championships Finals at the 2004 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championship at Pauley Pavilion ... majoring in political science ... hopes to pursue a career in law or advertising.
Rachell Johnson's Career Statistics
Rachell Johnson's Match Highs
|KILLS||21, vs. Washington (11/12/05)
21, vs. Stanford (11/25/05)
|TOTAL ATTACKS||45, vs. Washington (11/12/05)
||HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS)||.722 (14-1-18), vs. Tennessee Tech (8/26/06)
||SERVICE ACES||4, vs. Cincinnati (9/9/05)
4, at Stanford (11/11/06)
|DIGS||9, vs. California (10/12/06)
||BLOCK SOLOS||3, vs. Florida (9/2/06)
||BLOCK ASSISTS||8, vs. Pepperdine (11/20/06)
||TOTAL BLOCKS||9 (1-8), vs. Pepperdine (11/20/06)
||POINTS||23.0, vs. Washington (11/12/05)|