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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


    08/30/2014

    UIC Volleyball Falls to Eastern Michigan, 3-2

    Maggie Strus (22 digs) named to the All-Tournament Team

    08/30/2014

    UIC Volleyball Falls to Marshall Saturday Morning

    Kara Johnson led UIC with 11 kills on 26 attempts

    08/29/2014

    Volleyball Opens 2014 Season With 3-1 Loss to Virginia

    Kara Johnson put down 18 kills to lead the Flames

    08/25/2014

    Volleyball Opens Season at Marshall's Thunder Invitational

    Flames start the two-day event on Friday against Virginia

    08/13/2014

    UIC Volleyball Holds Team Photo Day

    Flames took a break from practice Tuesday for new pictures

    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)