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Chanel Johnson
00   Chanel Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Edison

Last College:
Univ. of Alabama

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward/Center

Experience:
1L


TULSA -- A returning letterwinner . . . has started in 24 of 31 games played . . . averaged 10.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in her first season at Tulsa . . . transferred after her sophomore season from Alabama . . . took a red-shirt season during the 2006-07 season due to transfer rules.

JUNIOR (2007-08) -- Started in 24 of 31 games played . . . averaged 10.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots . . . had four double-doubles . . . tallied 17 double-figure scoring games and four double-figure rebounds games . . . led Tulsa in scoring eight times, rebounding nine times and blocked shots 23 times . . . registered five points, six rebounds, three blocks, one assist and one steal in her first career game vs. SEMO (1-10-07) . . . tallied her first double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, and added seven blocks and a steal vs. ORU (11-13-07) . . . notched five points, eight rebounds and a block against South Alabama (11-17-07) . . . scored in double-figures with 10 points against Arkansas (11-20-07) and Troy (11-24-07) . . . registered 20 points vs. Sam Houston State (11-23-07) . . . recorded 12 points, nine rebounds, five blocks and a steal against #9 Oklahoma (12-8-07) . . . turned in 14 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and a personal-best three steals against Stephen F. Austin (12-29-07) . . . registered 18 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and two steals vs. SMU (1-5-08) . . . tallied a personal-best 23 points vs. Southern Miss (1-11-08) . . . scored 14 points and had three blocks, two rebounds and an assist against Marshall (1-18-08) . . . dished out a personal-best three assists vs. ECU (1-20-08) . . . recorded 14 points and eight rebounds against SMU (1-26-08) . . . posted 15 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks vs. Tulane (1-31-08) . . . registered 21 points and a career-best 14 rebounds against Rice (2-9-08) . . . tallied 18 points and seven rebounds vs. Tulane (2-28-08) . . . turned in 19 points and eight rebounds against Memphis (3-6-08) . . . picked up C-USA all-defensive team accolades . . . named TU Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year.

PRIOR TO TULSA -- Was a two-year letterwinner at the University of Alabama . . . played in 45 games and averaged 1.7 points and 1.9 rebounds per game . . . during her freshman campaign, she recorded season highs of 11 points and nine rebounds against Columbia, and notched two blocks against both Santa Clara and Georgia . . . was a four-year letterwinner and was rated one of the top prep players in the state of Oklahoma at Tulsa's Edison High School . . . was a two-time all-conference and all-metro performer . . . missed part of her senior season with an injury . . . as a junior, she was tabbed the conference Player of the Year and earned MVP honors at the Tournament of Champions . . . broke former Duke standout Icis Tillis' Oklahoma prep single-game blocked shot record with 13 and recorded a triple-double (15 pts/11 rebs/10 blks) in one contest.

PERSONAL -- A nursing major . . . born May 13, 1985 . . . one of five children of Lester and Glenda Johnson . . . her father played basketball at Tulsa from 1977-80, while her uncles, George and Gerald, played collegiate basketball at Oral Roberts.

CAREER HIGHS Points: 23 vs. Southern Miss (1-11-08) Field Goals Made: 10 vs. SHSU (11-23-07) Three-Point FG's Made: 0 Free Throws Made: 7 vs. Southern Miss (1-11-08) Rebounds: 14 vs. Rice (2-9-08) Assists: 3 vs. ECU (1-20-08) Steals: 3 vs. SFA (12-29-07) Blocks: 7 vs. ORU (11-13-07)

CAREER STATISTICS Year G-GS FG-FGA PCT 3PTS PCT FT-FTA PCT REB-AVG AST ST BLK PF-D PTS-AVG 2007-08 31-24 141-306 .461 0-0 .000 51-81 .630 204-6.6 26 25 85 113-7