Sonja Johnson

Number6
PositionOH
Height5-9
HometownHighlands Ranch, Colo.
Prev. SchoolMountain Vista HS

Statistics

            |---------ATTACK----------| |--SET---| |----SERVE----|     |--DIG---| |------BLOCKING-------|
Season    G    K   K/G    E   TA    Pct    A   A/G   SA   SE  SA/G  RE  DIG   D/G  BS  BA Total   B/G  BE BHE
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2011     101  201  1.99   83  703   .168   42  0.42    6   12  0.06  39  313  3.10   4  32    36  0.36   6   3
2010     111  191  1.72  101  765   .118   24  0.22    7    8  0.06  30  249  2.24   2  34    36  0.32   1   2  217.0
2009     104  227  2.18   94  752   .177   17  0.16    5    6  0.05  27  256  2.46   2  20    22  0.21   1   1  244.0
2008      55   76  1.38   38  291   .131   16  0.29    5    4  0.09  19   88  1.60   1  13    14  0.25   1   0   88.5

Notes:

CLUB TEAM: Colorado Juniors



2010: Named second-team RMAC All-Academic ... finished the season fourth on the team in kills with 191 while hitting at a team best .276 clip ... was third on the team with 249 digs ... had the team's second best serve percentage (.974) ... her best game came against Fort Lewis on Sept. 16 when she recorded a season-high 15 kills and 14 digs ... had 10 or more kills on seven occasions and 10 or more digs on nine occasions with her season and career high of 19 digs coming against Lees McRae on Sept. 11 ... has now cracked the Top-25 in terms of career kills as a Mountain Lion with 494, making her the highest current Mountain Lion on this list.

2009: Named second-team Academic All-RMAC ... led the Mountain Lions with 227 kills. ... posted 2.18 kills per set and a .177 hitting percentage ... had 256 digs, the second-best mark on the team, and 2.46 digs per set, which was third best ... established a new career high for kills with 16 against Dixie State during a tournament in Durango, Colo., on Sept. 5 ... that mark didn't last long as she came back later the same day to register 17 kills, a career-high mark that would last through the end of the season ... set a new career high with 16 digs against Colorado State-Pueblo on Oct. 9 ... had two aces twice ... also twice had three blocks ... Mountain Lions were 11-4 in matches during which Johnson had eight or more kills.

2008: Ranked sixth on the team with 1.38 kills per set ... had ten kills three times in her first five matches ... that total would hold up as her season high. ... missed the final eight matches of the season with an injury ... finished the season with 76 kills, 88 digs, 16 assists, five aces and 14 blocks ... had a career-high 14 digs against Southwest Minnesota State on Sept. 5 ... assisted on three blocks twice

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Played in 84 sets in 2007 ... had 683 assists, 166 digs, 61 kills, 28 aces, and 35 blocks ... had a career-high 22 digs against Arapahoe HS on Oct. 11, 2007 ... had a career-high five aces against Gateway HS on Oct. 2, 2007 ... in 2006 had 472 assists, 101 kills, 105 digs, 51 blocks, and 17 aces

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Electrical Engineering ... has three siblings, sisters Corinne and Adrea and brother Ian ... parents are Blane and Paige Johnson.

Stories featuring Sonja Johnson

October 18, 2011Bathelt, Johnson, three others named to academic all-RMAC teamThe Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced its All-Conference Academic teams for women’s volleyball on Tuesday. Five Mountain Lions were awarded; Cindy Bathelt was named first team, Sonja Johnson second team, and Alex Wood, Skylar Lewandowski, and Jenica Shippy were all named to the honor roll.
October 14, 2011UCCS earns second sweep in as many nights, topple West leader Adams StateThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs produced another straight-set (25-18, 25-22, 25-14) sweep of a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference foe when it beat the Adams State Grizzlies Friday night in Colorado Springs.
October 7, 2011No. 9 Metro State beats Mountain LionsDENVER - Alex Wood had 10 kills, but the No. 9-ranked Metro State Roadrunners proved to be more that the University of Colorado Colorado Springs could handle as the Mountain Lions dropped a 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-17) decision Friday evening at Auraria Fieldhouse.
September 30, 2011Short-handed Mountain Lions can't keep pace with Colorado ChristianCOLORADO SPRINGS - Eleven kills each by Nikki Kinzer and Sonja Johnson weren't enough to carry the University of Colorado Colorado Springs as the shorthanded Mountain Lions were beaten by 3-1 (25-18, 22-25, 30-28, 25-17) by the Colorado Christian Cougars Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
September 27, 2011Mountain Lions find road blocked by OrediggersGOLDEN, Colo. – The Colorado School of Mines Orediggers blocked 22 Mountain Lion attacks, the most ever against a University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team, to take a 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-21, 21-25, 15-9) decision Tuesday evening at Lockridge Arena.
September 17, 2011Mountain Lions beat Highlands, complete sweep of epic road tripLAS VEGAS, N.M. – Playing their third match in as many nights and having already traveled over 1,000 miles on a bus since Thursday, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team called on defense for the cure to fatigued legs and fannies.
September 2, 2011Mountain Lions win volleyball openerCANYON, Texas – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team hit a solid .304 to open its season with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-20) victory over the Texas Woman’s Pioneers Friday afternoon at WTAMU Fieldhouse.
October 20, 2010Johnson Named RMAC All-Academic Second Team, Six Others on Honor RollUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Sonja Johnson was named RMAC All-Academic second team, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced Wednesday. Six other Mountain Lions were also honored by the conference.
September 30, 2010UCCS Notches Key Road Win at Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD, Colo. - Sonja Johnson had 10 kills and three other Mountain Lions had nine each as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs scored a 3-1 road victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Thursday evening at the CCU Event Center.
September 16, 2010Mountain Lions Overcome 0-2 Deficit, Block their Way to Win Over Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions fought off five match points in Thursday's third set, and then they rolled all the way back to win their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener.
September 10, 2010Mountain Lions grab second Friday win with decision over Winona StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions were lethargic, lackadaisical and ultimately successful in Friday's late match.
October 24, 2009UCCS Surges into Third Place with School-Record Tying Eighth Straight WinGOLDEN - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs leapfrogged all the way into third place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference standings with a 3-1 (26-24, 20-25, 25-19, 25-11) victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday evening at Lockridge Arena.
October 22, 2009Five Mountain Lions named to RMAC Volleyball All-Academic teamswo players from the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Volleyball team, Sonja Johnson and Andrea Brodie, were named to Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic second team, which was announced on Thursday.
September 5, 2009UCCS Finishes Tournament with 2-2 MarkDURANGO, Colo. - Sonja Johnson had 33 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs split its two matches on Saturday and completed its participation in the Fort Lewis Volleyball Tournament with a 2-2 record
September 4, 2009UCCS gets split at Fort Lewis tournamentDURANGO - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team had a classic good news / bad news kind of day Friday at the Fort Lewis Volleyball Tournament.
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