Women's Basketball

Amber Johnson
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Ben Davis

Last College:
Garden City C.C.

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

Amber Johnson

2004-2005 (Junior)

Johnson proved to be an important sub in the backcourt, earning playing time in 21 of Marquette's 30 contests...On Nov. 20, she keyed a first-half rally, scoring seven points versus Wis.-Milwaukee...She tallied six points, connecting on a pair of three-pointers, against St. Bonaventure (Dec. 11)...Johnson chipped in with six points against UAB (Mar. 3) in the Conference USA Tournament.

2003-2004 (Sophomore at Garden City Community College)

After transferring from the University of Denver, Johnson spent her second year at Garden City Community College...She appeared in seven games, earning the start in five...Johnson averaged 9.5 points and 3.6 rebounds per game during the short period of time, while connecting on close to 50.0% of her field goal attempts...On Nov. 14, Johnson poured in a season-high 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the floor...An adept floor leader, Johnson dished out five assists on three occasions during the season.

2002-2003 (Freshman at Denver)

Appeared in 24 games in her first collegiate season, earning the start seven times...The combo guard averaged 3.2 points and 1.3 rebounds, while shooting a solid 70.6% from the charity stripe...On Nov. 22, Johnson played 22 minutes, tallying seven points in her collegiate debut versus UTEP...Earned the start in the next seven games, scoring six points at UConn (Nov. 29) and a career-high 13 points against Cal State-Northridge (Dec. 7)... Chipped in with 10 points over SMS (Dec. 16) and tied her career-best 13 points versus Idaho State (Jan. 2)... Recorded career-highs in rebounding, with seven against San Diego (Nov. 26) and in assists, with five, against FIU (Jan. 9).

Prior to College

She was named to Street & Smith's all-America team as a senior and was a two-time all-conference pick at Ben Davis. She led her team to a state champion in 2001 and the team was tabbed as the no. 1 team in the nation. She averaged 18.2 points per game in her career and grabbed 4.5 rebounds per game. Additionally, she was also named Freshman of the Year for her conference. She was an all state selection as a senior and was a member of the student council and Key Club.

Personal

Born Oct. 4, 1984....Parents are Derrick Johnson, Michelle Ruby-Glenn and Robert Glenn...She has a brother, Derrick, and a sister, Latia.


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