Johnson Named Rookie of the Week

April 6, 2009

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Freshman attacker Karri Ellen Johnson received her second Rookie of the Week award of 2009 after two stellar performances against Penn State and Ohio State in the ACC/ALC Challenge this past weekend.

Johnson notched two goals and five draw controls in the Terps 20-12 victory over 17th-ranked Penn State on Friday evening. Maryland then dropped 14th-ranked Ohio State, 17-16, in which Johnson led the Terp charge with six goals and six draw controls on the afternoon.

Johnson has had an impressive freshman season thus far, leading the team with 46 goals and is second on the team in points with 52. Johnson also leads the team with five game-winners and 48 draw controls. Johnson and the second-ranked Terps return to action on Saturday in an ACC battle with North Carolina in College Park.