32 Margaret Johnson
32 Margaret Johnson
Birth Date: 02/16/1989
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lake Oswego, Ore.
High School: Lake Oswego HS
Position: Forward


UC Santa Barbara

Saw action in 25 games, making nine starts as a junior ... Averaged 2.2 points and 2.0 rebounds per game ... Averaged 13.9 minutes per game ... Scored a season-high eight points on two occasions - Nov. 25 vs. Kentucky and Dec. 15 vs. UCLA ... Hit her first career 3-pointer on Nov. 29 at San Diego ... Pulled down a season-best seven rebounds in two separate games - Dec. 13 vs. Cal State Bakersfield and again on Jan. 2 vs. UC Irvine ... Handed out four assists twice: Jan. 7 at UC Davis and March 6 at Cal State Bakersfield ... Totaled 14 steals on the season ... Shot 32.4 percent from the floor ... Had season-high 30 minutes of action on Dec. 3 at Portland State and again on Dec. 20 vs. Pepperdine ... In conference action, Margaret averaged 1.4 points and 2.0 rebounds per game ... Played in 11 conference games, making two starts.


Set a career-best by making 25 starts this year and played in career-high 29 games...Started 20 games in a row from Dec. 4-Feb. 24...Led team with .547 field goal percentage...Averaged 3.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game...Tied her career-high with 14 points at Cal State Fullerton on Jan. 10...Tied career-high by shooting eight free throws and making six in that game...Had season highs of eight rebounds and four assists vs. Gonzaga on Dec. 7...Totaled 10 points and eight rebounds in team's two Big West Tournament games...Reached double figures in scoring in three games...On Jan. 31 at Cal State Bakersfield, she had 10 points and seven rebounds...Set a career-high with 13 steals...Gauchos were 20-5 in games she started.


Finished her freshman campaign strong, averaging 5.6 points and 5.6 rebounds over her final seven games of the season...Started the final six regular-season games and appeared in 25...Notched first double-double in 2/13 victory over Cal State Bakersfield, scoring 11 points and pulling down 11 rebounds...Scored career-high 14 points in 3/6 victory over Cal State Northridge...Also had six rebounds and went 6-8 at free throw line in that game...Played a career-best 22 minutes twice last season.

High School
Johnson was a 2007 graduate of Lake Oswego High School and was a four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jason Fawcett...Led the Lakers to consecutive fourth place finishes in the state championships in 2004 and 2005...LOHS also placed sixth her senior season...An All-Three Rivers League selection as a sophomore, junior, and senior...Was named Lake Oswego Player of the Year after averaging 16 points and 10 rebounds her final year with the Lakers...Also shot 77% from the floor and 92% at the free-throw line as a senior...The former All-America candidate scored a career-high 27 points against Redmond HS her junior year and pulled down 21 rebounds vs. Rex Putnam during her senior campaign...Also owns personal bests of 12 assists, 10 steals, four blocked shots, and five threes made...Competed with the Oregon Elite club team for coach Gary Lavender and was a member of the Portland Elite Basketball Organization (PEBO) under coach Velaida Harris...Also earned four varsity letters in soccer and one in track and field while at Lake Oswego HS.


Margaret Lee Johnson was born February 16, 1989 in Portland, Ore....The daughter of Jim and Kelly Johnson...Responds to any one of a host of nicknames including "Mar", "MJ", "Mar-Mar", or "Mad Dawg"...Has two younger sisters Mady, who is on UCSB's women's soccer team, and Libby...Is an art history major with a minor in French...Wants to achieve a career in design or advertising...Her most memorable moment in sports was a trip to California with her high school teammates and doing a ropes course...Her hobbies include drawing, painting, writing, and music...Roots for the Miami Heat...Her favorite athlete is Serena Williams...Her list of favorite movies includes "White Chicks", "Love and Basketball", and "Sweet Home Alabama"...Enjoys watching "Law and Order", "Alias", and "24" on television...Her favorite novel is "The Great Gatsby...She also speaks French...Was recruited by a number of schools before deciding on UCSB including Idaho State, Pacific, Penn State, William and Mary, San Diego, Cal Poly, and Columbia.

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