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    42  Cassie Johnson
    Cassie Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Apple Valley, Minn.

    High School:
    Eastview

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Center


    2009-10 Highlights: Finished her career as the most prolific shot-blocker in UIC history 164 rejections...had 56 blocks, good for third most in a season in Flames' history...led the Horizon League in blocked shots for the second straight season (2.0 bpg)...ranked 37th in the country in that category...averaged 7.5 ppg and 4.4 rpg...started 26 of 28 games she was able to play...missed two games with a knee injury...led the Flames in scoring in two games, on Jan. 14 at Detroit (15) and Nov. 13 versus Eastern Michigan (15)...scored in double figures eight times...collected a season-high two steals on Jan. 30 at Loyola...tied a career-high with 16 points on Jan. 23 against Green Bay...broke UIC's all-time shot blocking record with four swats on Jan. 14 at Detroit...blocked a career-high seven shots on Dec. 13 at Western Michigan...collected a career-high 14 rebounds on Nov. 25 versus Niagara...led all players with 15 points and 12 boards in the season opener against Eastern Michigan.

    2008-09 Highlights: Started at center in 29 of UIC's 30 games...ranked second on the team in rebounding (5.2 rpg)...led the league in blocked shots (1.5 bpg)...scored in double figures on five occasions...scored a season-high 13 points, while adding five rebounds, in the Flames' overtime loss at Northern Illinois...pulled down a career-high 13 rebounds, while adding eight points and two blocks, at Eastern Illinois on Feb. 4...totaled 12 points and six rebounds at home versus Cleveland State on Feb. 26...just missed a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds at Cleveland State on Jan. 31...tallied 10 points in UIC's win over Milawukee on Jan. 22...pulled down eight rebounds on four occasions - at San Diego (12/28); at Loyola (1/10); vs. Butler (2/12); at Milwaukee (2/21)...tied her season high with four blocks at Milwaukee on Feb. 21.

    2007-08 Highlights: Appeared in all 30 games, starting in 16...ranks seventh in the UIC single season record book after totaling 44 blocks...owns seventh place with 64 career blocks...ranked first in the Horizon League with 1.4 blocks per game...ranked second on the team and 15th in the league with 5.3 rebounds per game...ranked ninth in the league with 2.0 offensive rebounds per game...finished two points shy of a double-double with 10 points and eight boards against Detroit on Feb. 2...led UIC in rebounds on seven occasions...led the Flames in blocks in 19 contests.

    2006-07 Highlights: Played in 25 games her rookie season...totaled 53 defensive and 29 offensive boards...ranked first on the team and seventh in the league with 20 blocks...tied for second place on the team with a .471 field goal percentage...scored a season-high 16 points versus Northwestern on Nov. 29...pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds against Youngstown State on Jan. 6.

    Prep/Personal: Helped Eastview to two conference titles...four-year all-conference honorable mention...2003-04 Most Improved Player and Best Rebounder...reached 1,000 career points her senior year with 417...holds school record in career rebounds (335), ranking fifth in the state...averaged 14.9 points and 12.0 rebounds per game her senior year...shot 44 percent from the field and tallied 47 steals...recorded 18 double-doubles...totaled 84 career blocks, ranking sixth in the state...Miss Minnesota Basketball and McDonalds All-America nominee...Minnesota Coaches Association Honorable Mention All-State...named co-captain her senior year...played for the Inner-City All-Star team...daughter of Deb Johnson...born on October 30, 1987...major is LAS.

    #42 Cassie Johnson's Career Stats

    
                                     Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
    Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
    2006-07   25-2    319/12.8   40-85   .471    0-0    .000   14-41   .341  29-53    82  3.3  46-0    8  22  20   6   94/3.8
    2007-08   30-16   546/18.2   49-138  .355    0-0    .000   52-81   .642  62-96   158  5.3  43-0    8  53  44  13  150/5.0
    2008-09   30-29   655/21.8   68-186  .366    0-0    .000   37-61   .607  59-96   155  5.2  54-0    9  45  44  15  173/5.8
    2009-10   28-26   702/25.1   87-200  .435    0-1    .000   35-57   .614  54-70   124  4.4  70-2    6  41  56    9  209/7.5
    TOTAL     113-73  2222/19.7  244-609  .401    0-1    .000  138-240  .575 204-315  519  4.6 213-2   31 161 164  43  626/5.5
    

    CAREER HIGHS
    Minutes: 35 - two times - last vs. Cleveland State (1/9/10)
    Points: 16 - two times - last vs. Green Bay (1/23/10)
    Rebounds: 14 vs. Niagara (11/25/09)
    Assists: 2 vs. Northwestern (11/29/08)
    Steals: 3 - two times - last vs. Detroit (1/5/09)
    Blocks: 7 at Western Michigan (12/13/09)
    FG: 7 - two times - last vs. Green Bay (1/23/10)
    FG Att.: 15 - two times - last at Detroit (1/14/10)
    3PT FG Made: n/a
    3PT FG Att.: 1 vs. Youngstown State (1/7/10)
    FT Made: 5 - three times - last vs. Eastern Michigan (11/13/09)
    FT Att.: 6 vs. Eastern Michigan (11/13/09)