Illinois Scores 16 Seconds into Game on Way to Third Straight Win
Put three shots on goal and had an assist at Wisconsin ... Placed one shot on goal at Minnesota and Evansville ... Fired one shot on goal against Marquette ... Notched the winning assist in the 4-3 double overtime victory at Kansas ... Score two of the Illini's six goals in the season opener at Iowa State.
Game Sh SOG G A
@ Iowa State 4 3 2 0
@ Kansas 4 3 1 0
Marquette 3 1 0 0
Michigan 1 0 0 0
Michigan State 1 0 0 0
@ Minnesota 3 1 0 0
@ Evansville 2 1 0 0
@ Northwestern 1 0 0 0
@ Wisconsin 5 3 0 1
Ohio State 1 0 0 0
Penn State 2 0 0 0
@ Indiana 0 0 0 0
@ Purdue 1 0 0 0
Scored the game-winning goal in the 2-1 victory over Michigan State
during the regular season ... Tied for 11th in the Big Ten with six assists ...
Scored three goals, including two in Illinois1 6-1 victory over Iowa State ...
Played in 20 games, starting in 19 contests ... Team captain.
Named Illini Offensive MVP ... One of four players to start all 22
games ... Team1s third-leading goal scorer (6) and tied for second in points
(17) and assists (5) ... Scored two goals including game-winner vs. Illinois
State ... Scored goal against Minnesota that tied the game at 1-1 leading to
Illini1s victory in OT ... Also scored a goal against Valparaiso,
Northwestern, and Michigan ... Recorded game-winning assist in overtime win at
Colorado College ... Recorded assist in Illinois' 2-0 win against Iowa in the
Big Ten Tournament ... Ranked fifth in Illinois career scoring with 32 points
and tied for fifth in career goals scored with 12.
One of five players to start all 20 games for the Illini ... Ranked
fifth on the team in points (15) and fourth in goals scored (6) ... Her six
goals were sixth-best in a single season ... Her 15 points were fourth-best
for a single-season and third-best in 1998 ... Scored a goal and an assist
against Iowa in the victory which clinched a Big Ten Tourney berth ... That
goal gave her three goals in three games ... Scored the two tying goals at the
67:56 and 74:03 marks to pull the Illini even with Michigan State in the
Illini's 3-2 OT victory ... Also scored a goal against Purdue, Valparaiso, and
Western Michigan ... One of six freshmen in the starting line-up ... Had
game-winning goal against Purdue.
Three-time All-Region and four-time all-conference selection ...
Earned all-area accolades by the Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Herald ... Scored
95 goals for her career ... Three-time team MVP ... Played for the Buffalo Grove
Lightning Club team ... Coached by Terry Stevig in high school ... Competed in
three events at the state track meet: the 110-meter high hurdles, the
4x100-meter relay, and the high jump.
Daughter of Byron and Colleen Johnson ...
Majoring in speech communication ... Enjoys golfing and rollerblading ...
Favorite TV Show: Friends; Favorite Campus Hangout: Union Building;
Nickname: LJ; Favorite Class/Instructor: Speech Comm 120/Tom Costello;
Favorite Quote: "Just Do It"; Favorite Restaurant: Chili's; Favorite Movie
I1ve seen recently: 10 Things I Hate About You; If I could do anything in my
wildest dream, it would be...live on a sunny island for the rest of my life;
What motivates me most: the thought that most people did not think I could
make it as a college student-athlete; Favorite athlete: older brother Byron