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    3  Kara Johnson
    Kara Johnson

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Champaign, Ill.

    High School:
    Champaign Centennial

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Outside Hitter

    Club Team:
    Illini Elite


    09/13/2014

    Flames Take Second at UIC Invitational

    Stephenee Yancy (67 kills, 13 blocks) named to the All-Tournament Team

    09/12/2014

    Flames Win First Two Matches of UIC Invitational

    UIC defeated Indiana 3-2 in the morning; took down Eastern Kentucky 3-1 at night

    09/10/2014

    Flames Set to Host the UIC Volleyball Invitational

    UIC entertains Indiana, Eastern Kentucky, Buffalo and Western Illinois

    09/08/2014

    UIC Volleyball Takes on Illinois State Tuesday Night

    Flames and Redbirds last met at the 2008 Chicago Classic

    09/06/2014

    Flames Drop Long Match with Syracuse, 3-1

    UIC held the advantage in kills (72-60), assists (69-54) and digs (72-58)

    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 1000 .091 23 20 219 4 23 27
    Total 304 213 1000 .091 23 20 219 4 23 27

    2014 MATCH-BY-MATCH

    Johnson's Photo Gallery

    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
    : 20 vs. Marshall (9.6.13)
    Attempts: 63 vs. Marshall (9.6.13)
    Attack Pct. (min. 5 K): .333 (13-4-27) vs. Youngstown State (11.8.13)
    Digs: 13 vs. Marshall (9.6.13)
    Assists: 3 at Oakland (11.15.13)
    Aces: 4 at Cleveland State (10.11.13)
    Total Blocks:
    3 (0-3) - twice - most recently at Loyola (11.14.13)