Women's Basketball



Amanda Johnson
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Amanda Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oceanside, Calif.

High School:
El Camino High School

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

05/18/2012

53 Wolf Pack Student-Athletes Set To Graduate

Including spirit squad, 61 members of Nevada Athletics have applied for graduation at the University this spring and summer

05/18/2012

53 Wolf Pack Student-Athletes Set To Graduate

Including spirit squad, 61 members of Nevada Athletics have applied for graduation at the University this spring and summer

05/08/2012

Green, Parsons Win Strength & Conditioning Alpha Awards

Awards annually given to top male and female strength and conditioning athletes.

04/25/2012

Meet the Pack: Freshman Mimi Mungedi

Nevada Women's Basketball

04/17/2012

Meet the Pack: Sophomore Guard Danika Sharp

Nevada Women's Basketball

03/03/2012

Jane Albright, Amanda Johnson, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media

Jane Albright, Amanda Johnson, Kate Kevorken and Kayla Williams talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's won over Louisiana Tech on March 3, 2012.

Nevada

2011-12 (Senior): Captain in her final season with Nevada ... Started 30 of 30 games ... Recorded a career high in points (15) in a game against Idaho ... Tied a career high in assists (8) against Louisiana Tech ... Dished out 126 assists to place third all-time on the program's career list with 383 ... Ranked second in the Western Athletic Conference in assists with a 4.2 apg average ... Finished the season shooting 35.5 percent from the floor ... Logged a career high 43 minutes against Long Beach State.

2010-11 (Junior): Assumed a leadership role as the Pack's starting point guard ... Started 32 of 33 games ... Recorded a career-tying eight assists on three occasions ... Scored a season-high 11 points against Weber State, connecting for a career-high three three-pointers ... Tallied 148 assists to claim third in the Nevada single-season record book, while her 257 career assists ranks sixth in the career records ... Finished the season shooting 28.7 percent from the floor, 27.3 percent from three-point range and 73.7 percent from the free throw line.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Served as the team's leading point guard, starting all 33 games after having never started a game in her career ... Scored in double figures twice including a career-high 14 vs. Fresno State on Jan. 21, 2010 ... Team leader in assists with 95 ... Played the second-most minutes on the team with 903 ... Led the team with 95 assists and finished the season with an assist/turnover ratio of 1.15 ... Her assist/turnover ratio of 1.14 in WAC Games put her at fourth in the conference ... Just missed making the school's top 10 single season records with her 95 assists.

Track and Field
Did not compete.

2008-09 (Freshman): Played in all 32 games as a freshman for the Pack ... Scored a career-high five points in Nevada's win at San Jose State ... Ended the year with 14 assists and 13 steals ... Played a career-high 18 minutes at San Jose State ... Recorded a career-high two rebounds on four occasions during the year.

Track and Field
Established a PR of 1:01.89 in the 400m dash to record a top-20 finish at the Woody Wilson Classic.

High School
Attended El Camino High School in Oceanside, Calif. ... Earned four varsity letters in basketball, two in track and field and one in cross country ... Won three Avocado League Basketball Championships from 2005-07 ... Also won a conference track championship in 2005 ... Averaged 16.7 ppg, 3.4 rpg and 3.6 apg as a senior ... Was a three-year basketball team captain (2006-08) ... Four-time first team All-Avocado League selection ... She is El Camino High School's all-time leader in assists (508) and three-pointers made (126) ... Named Avocado League MVP in 2005 ... She ended her prep career with 1382 points, 508 assists, 229 steals and 126 three-point field goals made ... Was presented with a certificate as a McDonald's All-American nominee ... Was a first-team All-Avocado league selection in cross country in 2005 ... Also a member of the 4x400m relay team that set the El Camino High School record ... Played club for The Wave in La Jolla, Calif.

Personal
Undecided on a major but would like to be a college basketball coach ... Was a member of the Spanish Club and AVID Club in high school ... Favorite movie is Love and Basketball ... Likes to draw in her spare time ... Chose Nevada because of the team chemistry, the campus, the overall environment and its close to home ... Sports hero is Michael Jordan ... Has one brother, Nathan (22)... Daughter of Derrick and Sandi Johnson ... Born in September of 1989.

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