Johnson Named Illinois National Guard Student-Athlete of the Week|
Oct. 8, 2013
CHICAGO—UIC women’s diver Whitney Johnson has been selected as the Illinois National Guard UIC Flames Student-Athlete of the Week for the period of Sept. 30-Oct.6. The junior helped lead her team to a victory in their home opener against Horizon League-foe Wright State this past Saturday, where she received two first-place honors.
In the home opener, Johnson swept both diving events with scores of 302.18 (three-meter) and 264.68 (one-meter). Her stellar performance led to a final score of 184-111 as the Flames begin the 2013-2014 season with a conference victory.
The Flames will be back in action next Saturday at Horizon League newcomer Oakland with a scheduled start on noon CT.