Position
Setter/right Side
Height
6'0
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Major
Accounting
High School
University HS

2010 AVCA All-South Region Honorable Mention
2010 All-Louisiana First Team
2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second-Team
2010 COBRA Magazine All-National First Team
2010 COBRA Magazine Setter of the Year
2010 COBRA Magazine All-National Preseason Team
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 Jesse Owens Athletic Award
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 Jesse Owens Athletic Award
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2010)
One of four players to start all 30 matches and saw action in 104 of LSU’s 107 sets … Secured AVCA All-South Region Honorable Mention and All-Louisiana First-Team accolades … Switched her jersey number from No. 2 to No. 12 prior to the season as a tribute to her mother, Bonita, who was a starting point guard on the Lady Tigers basketball team from 1984-86 … Finished her career with 1,958 assists, 42 shy of becoming the eighth player in program history to reach the 2,000-mark … Totaled 507 digs, 329 kills and 170 blocks during 95 career matches … LSU’s offense posted 14.35 kills per set on a .260 team hitting percentage which not only ranked among the SEC’s best, but the NCAA’s Top 25 in both categories … Led the Tigers to over a .300 hitting percentage on 11 occasions, including six in SEC action … Distributed an SEC-best 10.80 assists per set … Her 10.80 helpers per frame also were No. 42 nationally … Eclipsed the 40-assist mark 14 times sparked by a quartet of performances with more than 60 helpers … Fueled four hitters to over 2.45 kills per set highlighted by Angela Bensend and Desiree Elliott, a pair of All-SEC First-Team picks … Corralled 236 digs at a 2.37 per set average to rank fifth on the team … Racked up a team-high 10 double-doubles … Handed out 45 assists with 15 digs during season opener against Pacific (Aug. 27) … Notched 28 assists, nine digs and seven kills in sweep of Texas A&M (Aug. 28) … Dished out 51 assists and sprawled out for 15 digs at TCU (Sept. 3) … Totaled a season-high 54 helpers and added 10 digs during a five-set triumph over New Mexico State (Sept. 11) … Boosted her average to a SEC-high 11.09 assists per set during conference matches … Passed out 52 assists and tacked on a season-best four blocks in SEC opener versus Auburn (Sept. 17) … Conducted LSU’s offense to three consecutive .300 hitting clips during sweeps of Georgia (Sept. 19), Alabama (Sept. 24) and Mississippi State (Sept. 26) … Compiled 42 assists, 10 digs and seven kills at No. 2 Florida (Oct. 1) … Reeled in a career-high 17 digs to go along with 32 assists against Kentucky (Oct. 8) … Collected 46 assists and 15 digs versus No. 22 Tennessee (Oct. 10) … Registered 52 assists and 11 digs at Georgia (Oct. 22) … Garnered 43 assists, nine kills and eight digs at No. 21 Tennessee (Nov. 12) … Powered home a career-best 12 kills, 47 assists and nine digs at Kentucky (Nov. 14) … Distributed 41 assists as LSU’s offense hit .362 during regular season finale at Arkansas (Nov. 24) … Checked in with 26 assists and six digs versus No. 22 Tulsa (Dec. 3) at NCAA Tournament.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
Played in 51 sets over 20 matches … Started in first nine matches of the season (Aug. 28-Sept. 12) and one of six Tigers to average over a dig per set … Distributed 151 assists and posted 8.73 helpers per frame in her 15 sets as primary setter … Circulated a season-best 45 assists, reeled in a career-high 13 digs and matched a career-best six blocks in a 3-2 loss to No. 5 Stanford (Aug. 28) … Notched 36 assists, nine kills, nine digs and five blocks to fall just shy of a triple-double against Denver (Aug. 29) … Knocked five kills at Notre Dame (Aug. 30) and against No. 6 Nebraska (Sept. 4) … Passed out 23 assists and added five digs against Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 5) … Recorded eight digs and five blocks against New Orleans (Sept. 12) … Saw limited action in SEC play … Popped four kills on seven attempts at Mississippi State (Oct. 4) … Tallied a kill and a block against Arkansas (Oct. 16) and Ole Miss (Oct. 18).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Saw action in 20 of 28 matches splitting time between right side and setter … Totaled 13 starts and one of six Tigers to average over a dig per set … Racked up four or more blocks on five occasions … Dished out a season-high 32 assists at Florida (Sept. 21) … Posted consecutive double-doubles, 12 assists and 11 digs, at Auburn (Oct. 12) followed by a 12-kill, 11-dig performance at Mississippi State (Oct. 17) … Nearly missed triple-double in both matches falling two kills shy against AU and three assists away against MSU … Notched a career-best .615 attack percentage with eight kills on 13 swings at Auburn … Powered home a team-high 12 kills on 19 swings at Mississippi … Matched career-high with six blocks against South Carolina (Oct. 26) and totaled 11 digs at Tennessee (Nov. 2) … Tallied seven kills, seven assists and eight digs against Auburn (Nov. 14) … Racked up a career-best 29 attempts in NCAA Tournament at No. 14 UCLA (Dec. 5).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Appeared in 25 matches, including 11 starts … Posted three double-doubles … Registered four or more blocks on six occasions … Notched 19 assists and seven digs against Louisiana-Monroe (Aug. 25) in season debut … Split time with setter Maggie Lonergan, playing the front row as part of 6-2 offense late in the season … Recorded 35 or more assists in six of those 10 matches … Passed out 39 assists in 3-2 comeback victory over Alabama (Oct. 5) … Collected 53 assists and 10 digs at South Carolina (Oct. 28) … Knocked a season-best eight kills on a .500 hitting percentage at Alabama (Nov. 11) … Also distributed 60 assists to go along with 11 digs and came within two kills of a triple-double against the Crimson Tide … Dished out a career-best 63 assists and added 11 digs against Tulane (Nov. 24) … Turned in 34 assists and tacked on five blocks against New Mexico State (Nov. 30) at NCAA Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for her mother, Bonita Johnson, at University High School … The Baton Rouge Advocate’s Star of Stars for Volleyball and an Athlete of the Year finalist … Selected the Metro Most Valuable Player for Classes 3A and below … Was named Louisiana’s top volleyball player in all classes … Named the All-Metro Most Valuable Player in 2005 … Earned all-state honors for three seasons … Named the 2006 Division IV-2A, District 3 Most Valuable Player … Member of the 2006 Division IV-2A, District 3 first-team … Member of the 2006 Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star West squad … Guided University HS to a state semifinal berth with 625 kills, 312 assists, 134 blocks and 128 digs as a senior … Finalist for Wendy’s High School Heisman Award … Member of the 2006 LHSAA Division IV Academic All-State team … As a member of the basketball squad, led University High school to its first Top 25 berth by averaging 17.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks and 3.0 assists per game … Named a second-team all-state selection in basketball, first-team District 8-2A and all-metro selection twice … Staff writer for the U-High Times school newspaper.

PERSONAL
Full name is Brittney Johnson … Parents are Stephan and Bonita Johnson … Mother, Bonita, attended LSU and lettered in basketball from 1985-86 under legendary coach Sue Gunter … Born on Sept. 4, 1989.

CAREER HIGHS
Hitting Pct. (min. 5 kills): .636 North Carolina (09/10/10)
Kills: 12, two times, at Kentucky (11/14/10)
Attempts: 29 at No. 14 UCLA (12/05/08)
Assists: 63 Tulane (11/24/07)
Digs: 17 Kentucky (10/08/10)
Service Aces: 2 eight times, last at Kentucky (11/14/10)
Total Blocks: 6 four times, last vs. No. 5 Stanford (08/28/09)

 

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