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Mia Johnson
Mia Johnson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
North

Last College:
Saint Louis University

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard


01/11/2007

MSU Falls To Purdue

Boilermakers deal Spartans first Big Ten loss of the season.

11/29/2006

vs. Rhode Island (11/29/06)

vs. Rhode Island (11/29/06)

11/19/2006

WBB vs. Texas-Arlington

Michigan State 65, UT-Arlington 49 - November 19, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

Career Stats
2006-07 Game-by-Game Stats
2007-08 Game-by-Game Stats
2007-08 Game-by-Game Stats
2008-09 Game-by-Game Stats
Media Guide Bio in PDF Format

Finished her Spartan career 11th with 80 made 3-pointers and 12th with a 77.3% free throw percentage ... The Spartans were 40-20 in her starts and 17-5 when she scored in double-figures ... Two-time Academic All-Big Ten ... MSU's Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Has a career line of 8.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.0 steals per outing in her 118 games between Michigan State and Saint Louis ... Finished her collegiate career with 975 points.


SENIOR (2008-09): A tri-captain ... Named MSU's Most Valuable Player at the postseason banquet ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in 31 games, starting 16, including the last six ... Averaged 4.5 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists ... Led team with 31 made 3-pointers ... Missed the season opener ... Scored six points on two 3-pointers and grabbed three rebounds vs. Detroit (11/19) ... Poured in nine points on three 3-pointers, while adding a team-high six rebounds and three assists vs. Dartmouth (11/22) ... Game-high six assists vs. Quinnipiac (11/23) ... Poured in 13 points against No. 23/20 Old Dominion (11/26), hitting three 3-pointers and tying for the team lead with three assists ... Three points, four rebounds and two assists at No. 14/10 Notre Dame (11/29) ... Hit her only field goal attempt of the game, a 3-pointer, while adding two rebounds and two assists at St. Bonaventure (12/7) ... Four points and two assists vs. Delaware State (12/18) ... Posted 11 points on 3-of-8 3-point field goals at Penn State (12/21), also adding three assists ... Played a season-best 34 minutes, chipping in five points, three rebounds, two assists and three steals vs. Indiana (12/29) ... Had eight points and five boards at Purdue (1/1) ... Solid off the bench, scoring eight points (including 2-of-4 from behind the arc) and grabbing four rebounds in only 14 minutes against Northwestern (1/8) ... Had two steals and two rebounds vs. No. 14/12 Ohio State (2/8) ... Came off the bench to score nine points, all after halftime, at Indiana (2/12) ... Had eight points, including two 3-pointers, vs. Michigan, also adding a season-high four steals and two assists (2/19) ... On senior night vs. Purdue (3/1), scored seven points, dished out a season-high six assists and grabbed three rebounds in 36 minutes ... Grabbed five rebounds to go along with three assists, three steals and four points in the Big Ten quarterfinal game vs. Wisconsin (2/22) ... Hit game-winning 3-pointer with 1:10 remaining to beat Middle Tennessee (3/22) in the NCAA First Round ... Scored a season- and game-high 17 points in the upset win over No. 6/8 Duke (3/24) in the NCAA Second Round, adding a team-best four assists with only one turnover in a career-best 38 minutes ... Second on the team with 13 points, on 5-of-10 shooting from the field (3-of-4 from behind the arc), while also adding four rebounds and four assists in 38 minutes in the NCAA Regional Semifinal matchup with No. 17/19 Iowa State (3/28).


JUNIOR (2007-08): Academic All-Big Ten ... Started the last 17 games (MSU record: 12-5) ... Averaged 4.1 points and scored in double figures five times ... Also averaged 2.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game ... Shot 82.2% from the line (37-of-45) ... Tore ACL in right knee during summer workouts and sat out the first eight games of 2007-08 ... Saw first action of the season with two minutes at Indiana State (12/8) ... Played 13 minutes against Minnesota while pulling down two rebounds (12/28) ... Had a strong game on the glass with a career-high eight rebounds (four offensive) against Ohio State (12/30), while recording her first 3-pointer of the year and playing 24 minutes ... Hauled in six rebounds and scored six points at Wisconsin (1/2) ... Scored five points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists in 20 minutes vs. Penn State (1/5) ... Scored three points and dished out four assists in 19 minutes of action at Northwestern (1/17) ... Scored a season-high 20 points on 6-of-12 shooting in her first start of the season at Illinois (1/24), including a 5-of-5 effort from the free-throw line ... Hauled in seven rebounds, adding four points and two assists in 25 minutes at Minnesota (1/27) ... Pulled in three rebounds versus Purdue (2/11) ... Scored four points, adding three rebounds and two assists at Penn State (2/17) ... Recorded a season-high five assists versus Northwestern (2/21) ... Scored 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including 5-of-6 from the free-throw line at Purdue (2/24) ... Scored 12 points and went 10-of-11 from the free-throw line against Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals (3/7) ... Dished out three assists against Bowling Green in the second round of the WNIT (3/22) ... Had 17 points, shooting 3-of-5 from 3-point range and going 6-of-6 from the free-throw line against North Carolina State in the WNIT semifinals (4/2) ... Scored 11 points in the WNIT title game against Marquette (4/5).


SOPHOMORE (2006-07): In her first season as a Spartan, made immediate impact ... Led the team with 87 free throws ... Second in 3-pointers (36), third in assists (84), fourth in steals (40), and fifth in scoring (8.3) and rebounding (4.4) ... Among Big Ten leaders in conference games in scoring (26th, 10.3), free-throw percentage (11th, .826), 3-point field-goal percentage (third, .421), and 3-point field goals made (t-11th, 1.50) ... Started 27 of MSU's 33 games ... In Spartan debut (vs. Bucknell, 11/17), had four points, six rebounds and seven assists with no turnovers ... Posted game-high 16 points to go along with seven assists and five steals against UT Arlington (11/19) ... Scored season-high 19 points in 36 minutes in overtime win at Cal State Northridge (12/22); Hit eight free throws in 10 attempts and added six rebounds, four assists and two steals in the win ... Team-high 17 points and went 9-of-10 from the free-throw line at Indiana (1/4) ... Shot 6-of-6 from the free-throw line, contributing 12 total points and seven rebounds at Michigan (1/18) ... Posted career-highs in points (22) and 3-pointers (four) against Illinois (2/4) ... Recorded 15 points against Northwestern (2/8) ... Scored 10 points and hit game-winning 3-pointer at No. 13 Purdue with 1.3 seconds left (2/11) ... Had 13 points on 3-of-5 shooting from 3-point range in first career NCAA Tournament game against Delaware (3/18); Also posted four rebounds, two assists and a steal in 35 minutes of action.

2005-06: Redshirted.

AT SAINT LOUIS (2004-05): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team after leading her team and ranking fifth in the league with a scoring average of 17.1 points per game ... Ranked seventh in the nation among freshmen in scoring ... Her 444 points were the fifth-most in a single season in SLU history ... Also had team highs of 87 assists and 50 steals while averaging 4.0 rebounds ... Hit 64 3-point field goals and set a school single-season record with 110 made free throws ... Reached double figures in scoring 24 times in 26 games played ... Had at least 20 points on 10 occasions ... Set a school freshman single-game scoring record with 31 points against Austin Peay, nailing seven treys ... Had three double-doubles (two points-rebounds; one points-assists).

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Minneapolis North to a 21-8 record as a senior and was the Minnesota 3A Player of the Year ... Ranked as the 49th-best senior in the nation by Blue Star Index and rated as the 23rd-best guard in the country by All-Star Girls Report ... Also a Street and Smith's honorable mention All-American ... As a junior, led North to a 28-2 record and the Minnesota state championship ... Averaged 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists while shooting 41 percent from 3-point range and 89 percent from the free-throw line ... A first-team all-state selection and was one of 47 players selected to the 2003 USA Women's Youth Development Festival ... Attended the 2002 adidas Top 10 camp ... Recipient of the Minnesota Timbervolves' "Ten Award" for community involvement ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Volunteered as a YMCA youth coach.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Diane Johnson ... Graduated in the spring with a degree in communication; working on a second degree in sociology.

CAREER HIGHS:
Points: 22, vs. Illinois (2/4/07)
Field Goals: 6, twice, last vs. Duke (3/24/09)
Free Throws: 10, vs. Minnesota (3/7/08)
Season 11, vs. Minnesota (3/7/08)
3-Point Field Goals: 4, vs. Illinois (2/4/07)
Rebounds: 8, vs. Ohio State (12/30/07)
Assists: 7, twice, last vs. UT Arlington (11/19/06)
Blocks: 1, nine times, last vs. Indiana (12/29/08)
Steals: 5, vs. UT Arlington (11/19/06)
Minutes: 38, twice, last vs. Iowa State (3/28/09)

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