May 29, 2003
University of Iowa softball player Kristin Johnson has been named a first teamVerizon Academic All-American.
It is the second-consecutive year Johnson has been named an academic all-American, picking upthird team honors last season.
Johnson, a senior shortstop from Cedar Rapids, hit .348 and led the team with eight home runsand 24 stolen bases. She also knocked in 28 RBIs.A communication studies major, Johnson has a 3.73 grade point average.