Shenise Johnson

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Shenise Johnson
No. 42 – Indiana Fever
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1990-12-08) December 8, 1990 (age 28)
Rochester, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight172 lb (78 kg)
Career information
High schoolRush–Henrietta
(Henrietta, New York)
CollegeMiami (Florida) (2008–2012)
WNBA draft2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Silver Stars
Playing career2012–present
Career history
20122014San Antonio Stars
2015–presentIndiana Fever
Career highlights and awards
  • ACC Player of the Year (2011)
Stats at WNBA.com

Shenise Johnson (born December 8, 1990)[1] is an American basketball guard[2] for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Born in Rochester, New York, Johnson went to Rush–Henrietta Senior High School in Henrietta[1] and played collegiately for the University of Miami.[3][4] She was drafted by the San Antonio Stars with the fifth overall pick of the 2012 WNBA Draft.

USA Basketball[edit]

Johnson was named to the USA Women's U19 team which represented the US in the 2009 U19 World's Championship, held in Bangkok, Thailand in July and August 2009.[5] Although the USA team lost the opening game to Spain, they went on to win their next seven games to earn a rematch against Spain in the finals, and won the game 81–71 to earn the gold medal. Johnson scored 9.4 points per game and led the team in steals, with 18.[6]

Miami (Florida) statistics[edit]

Source[7]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008-09 Miami (Florida) 30 384 38.5 32.3 82.0 7.1 4.1 2.6 1.0 12.8
2009-10 Miami (Florida) 36 685 49.6 39.4 77.3 7.7 4.6 3.1 0.6 19.0
2010-11 Miami (Florida) 33 648 48.8 34.9 84.6 8.3 3.8 3.2 0.8 19.6
2011-12 Miami (Florida) 32 545 45.2 29.8 87.7 8.0 4.4 3.4 0.4 17.0
Career Miami (Florida) 131 2262 46.0 34.5 82.5 7.8 4.2 3.1 0.7 17.3

WNBA[edit]

She was selected in the first round of the 2012 WNBA Draft (5th overall) by the San Antonio Silver Stars.

On March 12, 2015, the San Antonio Stars traded Johnson and their second round draft pick in the 2015 WNBA draft to the Indiana Fever in exchange for the Fever's first and third round draft picks in the 2015 draft.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "USA Basketball profile". USA Basketball. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "WNBA.com: Prospect: Shenise Johnson". Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  3. ^ "Shenise Johnson Profile - HurricaneSports.com - The University of Miami Official Athletic Site". CBS Sports Network. Archived from the original on December 25, 2008. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  4. ^ "Shenise Johnson – Women's Basketball 2011-12 – Lowe's Senior CLASS Award". Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  5. ^ "U19 World's Championship for women Thailand". FIBA. Archived from the original on October 13, 2013. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
  6. ^ "USA U19 Women Golden With 87-71 Victory Over Spain". USA Basketball. August 2, 2009. Archived from the original on January 3, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
  7. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
  8. ^ Fever Acquire Combo Guard Shenise Johnson from San Antonio Archived May 10, 2015, at the Wayback Machine