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Whitney Johnson
Whitney Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roscoe, Ill.

High School:
Hononegah

Event:
Diving


11/26/2014

Whitney Johnson Named Horizon League Diver of the Week

Johnson receives eighth career weekly accolade

11/23/2014

Hines and Voorhees Set Program Records at TYR Invitational

Both UIC programs finished fourth at the event

11/23/2014

Hines and Voorhees Set Program Records at TYR Invitational

Both UIC programs finished fourth at the event

11/20/2014

UIC to Compete in the TYR Invitational

The Flames set to compete in Evanston for the three-day event (Nov. 21-23)

11/15/2014

UIC Women Stand Strong At Home; Men Fall Just Short

Flames' home opener resulted in a victory for the women

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

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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