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Kara Johnson
Kara  Johnson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Champaign Centennial

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outside Hitter

Club Team:
Illini Elite


08/28/2015

Volleyball drops season opener at IPFW Invitational

Lost in four sets to Eastern Illinois

08/26/2015

Volleyball Opens Season at IPFW Invitational

Flames start the two-day event on Friday against Eastern Illinois

08/17/2015

UIC Volleyball Holds Team Photo Day

Flames took a break from practice last week for new pictures

04/28/2015

UIC Holds Second Annual "Night to Ignite"

Student-athlete awards ceremony took place Monday night at the UIC Forum

04/28/2015

UIC Holds Second Annual 'Night to Ignite'

Student-athlete awards ceremony took place Monday night at the UIC Forum

09/25/2013

UIC Volleyball vs. DePaul

UIC Volleyball vs. DePaul Sept. 25, 2013 DePaul 3, UIC 0

09/07/2013

2013 UIC Invitational

2013 UIC Invitational (Sept. 6-7)

Year Kills Errors TA Pct. A SA Digs BS BA Total
2013 304 213 1,000 .091 23 20 219 4 23 27
2014 384 212 1,031 .167 24 15 286 1 22 23
Total 688 425 2,031 .129 47 35 505 5 45 50

2014 MATCH-BY-MATCH
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Saw action in all 117 sets ... recorded 384 kills, 286 digs and 15 service aces ... put down 25 double-digit kill efforts and seven straight to finish the season ... 13 double-digit dig achievements ... season highs of 23 kills and 11 digs against Western Illinois (Sept. 13) ... 19 kills vs. Syracuse (Sept. 6) ... 18 vs. Virginia (Aug. 29) ... 17 at Valparaiso (Oct. 17) ... put down 16 kills against EMU (Aug. 30), East Carolina (Sept. 19) and Youngstown (Oct. 4) ... recorded a .389 attack percentage (16k-2e-36ta) vs. East Carolina (Sept. 19) ... had .321 attack percentage (13k-4e-28ta) at Oakland (Oct. 11) ... .304 attack percentage (23k-9e-46ta) against Western Illinois (Sept. 13) ... Had 12 of UIC's 22 double-doubles ... season-high three aces at Valparaiso (Oct. 17) and at Youngstown (Oct. 31) ... season-high three blocks at Chicago State (Sept. 5), vs. Cleveland State (Oct. 3) and vs. Wright State (Nov. 8).

2013 MATCH-BY-MATCH
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Played in 109 sets ... ranked second on the team with 304 kills ... recorded 219 digs and 20 service aces ... 15 double-digit kill efforts and five straight to conclude the season ... season-highs of 20 kills and 13 digs against Marshall (Sept. 6) ... 18 kills vs. Drake (Sept. 13), 17 at Navy (Aug. 31), 16 at Oakland (Nov. 15) and 15 at Loyola Chicago (Nov. 6) ... recorded a .333 attack percentage (13k-4e-27ta) vs. Youngstown State (Nov. 8) ... had .320 attack percentage (11k-3e-25ta) vs. Binghamton (Sept. 21) ... Had four of UIC's 11 double-doubles ... season-high four aces at Cleveland State (Oct. 11) and three aces vs. Drake (Sept. 13) ... season-high three blocks at Iowa (Sept. 14) and at Loyola Chicago (Nov. 6).

PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-year starter in volleyball for Champaign Centennial (Ill.) ... helped her team to a combined 137-21 record ... two-time (2010, 2011) all-Body-N-Sole Invitational team ... Lincoln-Way Central Invitational all-tournament team in 2012 ... career leader in Aces with 282 ... 636 career kills, which is the second-most in program history ... Champaign News Gazette Athlete of the Week selection following her performance in the 2012 Super Sectional ... Champaign News Gazette all-area second team honoree in 2010 and 2011 ... 2012 Champaign News Gazette all-area first team selection ... two-time (2011 and 2012) Big 12 all-conference accolades ... 2009 sectional champions ... 2011 regional champions ... third-place state finisher in Class 3A ... National Honor Society member in 2011 and 2012 ... IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award in 2011 and 2012 ... born May 18, 1995 ... daughter of Rod and Wendy Johnson ... major is currently undecided.

UIC Career Highs
Kills: 23 vs. Western Illinois (9.13.14)
Attempts: 63 vs. Marshall (9.6.13)
Attack Pct.: .389 (16-2-36) vs. East Carolina (9.19.14)
Digs: 21 vs. East Carolina (9.19.14)
Assists: 3 at Youngstown State (10.31.14)
Aces: 4 at Cleveland State (10.11.13)
Total Blocks: 3 vs. Wright State (11.8.14)

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