Lashawn Johnson
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Lashawn Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Harlan

Height:
6-2

Position:
C

Birthdate:
05/26/1986

Experience:
3L

2007-08:Appeared in 32 games with one start ... team captain ... had three rebounds, a career-high three assists and drew four charges against South Florida (11/18) ... set a career-high with three steals against Eastern Michigan (12/2) ... tied her career-high with three assists against Ball State (12/4) ... grabbed a season-high five rebounds against Loyola (11/29), Bradley (2/10) and Wichita State (2/21) ... scored a season-high 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting and had four rebounds against Indiana State (1/19) ... made her first start of the season against Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament (3/23).

2006-07: Appeared in 32 games, with 26 starts ... set single-season career-bests in points, field goals made and percentage, rebounds, assists, blocks, steals and minutes played ... team leader in rebounds and rebounding average ... second in blocks ... recorded nine double-digit scoring outings, including five in conference play ... double-digits in rebounds seven times ... in league play, shot an MVC sixth-best .505 from the field ... eclipsed 300 career rebounds against Wichita State (1/11) ... named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week on 1/21 after recording her first career double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds in a win at Indiana State (1/19) ... followed it up with a double-double at Northern Iowa (1/25) with 16 points and a career-high 14 rebounds ... also had 14 rebounds against Rice (3/17) ... ISU single-season ranks: No. 3 in defensive rebounds, No. 8 in total rebounds, No. 9 in offensive rebounds, No. 10 in field goal percentage ... 06-07 Valley ranks: No. 2 in defensive rebounds, No. 5 in total rebounds, No. 8 in offensive rebounds, No. 9 in blocks per game.

2005-06: Appeared in 28 games with four starts ... team leader in blocked shots ... led team in rebounding in two games ... pulled down 10 rebounds in just 21 minutes at Ball State (11/30) ... had eight of her team-high 17 blocked shots in the final five games of the season ... 05-06 Valley rank: No. 11 in blocks per game.

2004-05: Appeared in 28 games with three starts ... team leader in blocked shots (12) ... scored eight points and pulled down 11 rebounds in only her second game versus then No. 16 Kansas State (11/26) ... scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds in 12 minutes in the State Farm MVC Tournament championship game against Indiana State (3/12) ... scored eight points in 12 minutes against then No. 5 Baylor in NCAA Tournament game (3/19) ... ISU freshman ranks: No. 4 in blocked shots.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Harlan Community Academy ... 2004 honorable mention all-state ... Chicago Sun-Times preseason Top 50 ... 2003 and 2004 all-city player ... helped Harlan to a 25-4 record and the Blue/White Division title in the Chicago Public League in 2003 ... led the Falcons in rebounds (11.9 rpg) and blocks (3.2 bpg), and was second in scoring (12.5 ppg) ... averaged 10.6 ppg and 10.6 rpg as a senior ... averaged 6.0 ppg, 10.1 rpg and 1.9 bpg in her sophomore season ... averaged 4.7 assists per game over her final two prep seasons ... prep coach was Andre Lewis ... teammate of current Redbird teammate and classmate Tiffany Hudson on Chicago Hoops Express AAU team.

Personal: Lashawn Kemile Johnson ... born May 26, 1986, in Chicago ... daughter of Dennis and Annette Johnson ... one brother (Dennis) and two sisters (Tiffany, Melanie) ... cousin is former Illinois and Orlando Magic star Nick Anderson ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll: Fall 2004 ... majoring in finance.