University of Iowa Athletics

#34 Virginia Johnson

Height 6-2
Class Fr.
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School City
Virginia Johnson - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

High School…
No. 62 ranked recruit in the 2011 class according to ESPNHoopGurlz and the a top 100 recruit by Blue Star Basketball… nine-time all-state selection, including first team honors by both the Iowa Newspaper Association and the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association as a sophomore, junior and senior… three-time first team all-region and all-conference pick… named the Mississippi Valley Conference (Valley Division) Player of the Year as a sophomore and is a three-time Iowa City Press-Citizen Player of the Year… averaged 13 points and seven rebounds as a freshman, helping lead City High to a state championship… named to the state tournament all-tournament team and was one of only three players to play every minute of the Class 4A State Championship game… scored 17.2 points and grabbed 7.9 rebounds per game as a sophomore, 22 points and 10.3 rebounds as a junior and 22.6 points as a senior… high school teammates with current Hawkeye Kelly Krei for one season… played club basketball most recently for Team Iowa from 2008-10… named the 2009 Outstanding Athlete at the 2009 Iowa AAU Lillian Whiting Sports Award Banquet… also lettered in track and field and softball… holds the City High record for high-jump and placed fifth in the event at the state meet as a freshman and second as a sophomore and senior… two-time all-conference pick in softball… Honor Roll student and was also first-chair trumpet in the City High band.

Parents are Shelly Henry and Russell Johnson… has two brothers, Russell and Dowlin, and a twin sister Phylliss…Phylliss is a student manager for the Iowa women’s basketball team.