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Whitney Johnson
Whitney  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roscoe, Ill.

High School:
Hononegah

Event:
Diving


06/04/2015

UIC Athletics 2014-15 Recap: Awards & Accomplishments

77 UIC student-athletes were named to All-League Teams

05/14/2015

UIC Student-Athletes Go Through Commencement Services

45 student-athletes received a bachelor's degree in the spring and summer sessions

04/21/2015

Student-Athletes Honored at UIC Swimming and Diving Awards Banquet

Hare, Kowaleski, Langballe, Seuschek and Ciesielski named captains for 2015-16 season

03/15/2015

Flames Conclude Competition at NCAA Zone C Championships

The 2014-15 swimming & diving season comes to an end

03/15/2015

Flames Conclude Competition at NCAA Zone C Championships

The 2014-15 swimming & diving season comes to an end

Johnson's Individual Results

CAREER BEST

1-mtr Diving: 307.50* (11/02/2013)
3-mtr Diving: 306.50 (01/26/2013)
* UIC RECORD

AS A SENIOR (2014-15): Three-time Horizon League Women's Diver of the Week (Nov. 25, Jan. 13 & Feb. 10) ... Placed first in the 1-mtr diving (236.55) and the 3-mtr diving (278.25) versus Wright State (Oct. 11) … finished second in the 3-mtr diving (270.75) and in the 1-mtr diving (238.00) against Northwestern and Oakland (Oct. 25) … came in second in the 3-mtr diving (294.75) and first in the 1-mtr diving (292.05) versus Milwaukee (Nov. 8) … claimed first in the 3-mtr diving (278.48) and the 1-mtr diving (268.43) against Olivet Nazarene (Nov. 14) … took home fourth in the 3-mtr diving (264.05) and third in the 1-mtr diving (251.35) at the TYR Invite (Nov. 23) … earned second in the 1-mtr diving (248.33) and first in the 3-mtr diving (274.80) against Green Bay (Jan. 10) … placed first in the 1-mtr diving (305.25) and the 3-mtr diving (289.25) versus Valparaiso (Jan. 17) … finished first in the 1-mtr diving (299.69) and in the 3-mtr diving (257.40) against Youngstown (Jan. 23) … finished second in the 1-mtr diving (289.00) and in the 3-mtr diving (301.70) at the UIC Diving Invite (Jan. 24) … placed first in the 1-mtr diving (289.73) and in the 3-mtr diving (284.55) versus Cleveland State (Feb. 6) … collected a second place finish in the 1-mtr diving (296.55) and in the 3-mtr diving (288.00) at the Horizon League Championship (Feb. 25-28).

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14):
Had a total of 15 first place finishes on the 2013-14 season... Took first place on both the 3-meter board (302.18) and the 1-meter board (264.68) against Wright State... Earned first place on the 3-meter board (286.95) and on the 1-meter board (307.50) versus Milwaukee... Collected second place on the 1-meter board (244.20) and first place on the 3-meter board (264.97) versus Green Bay... Won the 3-meter board (282.00) and the 1-meter board (291.53) against Kansas and Wyoming... Placed second on the 1-meter board (270.95) and the 3-meter board (301.05) at the UIC Diving Invitational... Claimed first on the 1-meter board (253.10) and on the 3-meter board (282.10) against Northwestern and Wyoming... Earned first place on the 3-meter board (277.00) and on the 1-meter board (279.75) at the Northwester TYR Invitational... Won both the 1-meter board (268.50) and the 3-meter board (272.92) against Youngstown State...Collected first place on the 1-meter board (274.73) and on the 3-meter board (279.08) versus Cleveland State... Finished fourth on the 1-meter board (269.50) and second on the 3-meter board (293.40) at the Horizon League Championships... Represented UIC at the NCAA Zone C Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Placed first on the 1-mtr (226.13) and third on the 3-mtr (215.25) at Wright State (10/13) ... won the 1-mtr (251.76) and 3-mtr (276.38) against Eastern Illinois (10/27) ... came in second on the 1-mtr (258.70) and third on the 3-mtr (229.70) at Northwestern (11/02) ... at Milwaukee (11/03), captured the 1-mtr (277.95) and 3-mtr (241.28) boards ... finished first on the 1-mtr (257.35) and 3-mtr (268.00) against Chicago (11/10) ... competed in the finals of the 1-mtr (253.25) for third and the 3-mtr (243.40) for fifth at the TYR Invitational (11/16-18) ... claimed first at Western Illinois (12/15) on the 1-mtr (265.43) and 3-mtr (248.33) ... took first on the 1-mtr (273.91) and 3-mtr (265.50) against Green Bay (01/12) ... captured first on the 1-mtr (269.48) and second on the 3-mtr (233.18) versus Youngstown State (01/25) ... at the UIC Diving Invitational (01/26), was the runner up on the 1-mtr (287.85) and 3-mtr (306.50) ... produced first-place finishes on the 1-mtr (263.48) and 3-mtr (294.45) against Cleveland State (02/02) ... set Horizon League Championship and UIC records on the 1-mtr with a first-place 296.95 and finished first on the 3-mtr (299.80) at the Horizon League Championships (02/27-03/02) to garner the Diver of the Meet award ... set 11 NCAA qualifying standards to compete at the NCAA Zone C Diving Championship (03/14-15), where she scored a 201.20 on the 3-mtr and 221.70 on the 1-mtr ... received Horizon League Diver of the Week accolades five times (Oct. 8-14, Oct. 29-Nov. 4, Nov. 12-18, Jan. 7-13 and Jan. 21-27) ... named UICFlames.com Student-Athlete of the Week for Jan. 21-27 and Feb. 25-March 3

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12):
Took first place in the one-meter dive against Wright State (10/15) with 259.42 and third in the three meter with 228.08 ... finished fourth in the three meter (257.00) and one meter (238.50) against Milwaukee and Illinois (11/5) ... placed sixth in the three meter with 208.80 and fourth in the one meter with 242.00 versus Northwestern and North Dakota (11/12) ... finished third in the finals of the one meter at the TYR Invitational (11/18-20) with 259.80 ... captured first in the one meter (255.15) and three meter (250.70) against Western Illinois and Saint Louis (12/17) ... came in first in the one meter with 229.20 and second in the three meter with 249.23 at Green Bay (01/14) ... set season-best scores at the UIC Diving Invitational (01/21) in the one meter (282.15) and three meter (258.30) ... placed second in the one meter with 254.09 and third in the three meter with 229.36 at Youngstown State (02/03) ... won the one meter at Cleveland State (02/04) with 240.53 ... competed at the NCAA Zone C Diving Championships after posting a qualifying score on the one meter at the UIC Invite ... had 12 top-3 performances throughout the season, with five coming in first place ... named Horizon League Women's Diver of the Week for Jan. 9-15

PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner both in diving and cheer and two-time letterwinner in track at Hononegah (Ill.) ... undefeated in her junior and senior season ... two-time Sectional Champion ... named MVP in her junior and senior year ... two-time all-conference and one-time all-state honoree ... biggest athletic thrill to date is competing in finals at State ... born November 7, 1992 in Aurora, Ill. ... daughter of Susan and Jon Johnson ... currently enrolled as a Biological Sciences major.


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