Jackie Johnson
Jackie  Johnson


Eden Prairie, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie HS



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Banham Earns Top Women's Basketball Honors

The Gophers held their annual team banquet in the DQ Club Room at TCF Bank Stadium.


Listen to the Pam Borton Radio Show Tonight

Jackie Johnson will be the player guest on tonight's show.


Gophers' Holiday Traditions

Members of the Minnesota women's basketball team share their holiday traditions.


Game Notes: Minnesota 85, Ohio 40

Game Notes: Minnesota 85, Ohio 40


Minnesota Signs Trio of Local Prep Standouts

Mikayla Bailey, Jackie Johnson and Shayne Mullaney have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Gophers.


Gophers Win Home Opener

Minnesota routed Charlotte in its home opener.


Gophers vs Auburn

Women's Basketball


Women's Basketball vs Denver University 12.05.12

Women's Basketball vs Denver University 12.05.12

Photo Gallery

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Career Honors and Awards

• Academic All-Big Ten
• Minnesota Women's Basketball Most Improved Player

• Minnesota Women's Basketball Golden Gopher Award

2013-14 • Sophomore Season: Saw action in 21 games for the Gophers • earned Academic All-Big Ten honors • named Minnesota women's basketball's most improved player • averaged 2.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.7 blocks per game in an average of 11.2 minutes per game • tallied a .552 (16-for-29) field goal percentage • ranked third on the team with 15 blocked shots • totaled two or more blocks in five of her 21 games played• more than doubled her point total from her freshman season with a career-high 13 points in the season-opener at Northern Iowa (11/9)• posted career-bests with eight rebounds and four blocks vs. North Dakota (12/8)• pulled down seven rebounds in 22 minutes vs. UCLA (12/20)• logged a career-high 29 minutes vs. Illinois (2/9), scoring eight points with two blocks and two rebounds• suffered a season-ending knee injury in the first half at Wisconsin (2/12)• missed the final 10 games of the year• averaged 5.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 25.0 minutes per game in the two games prior to her injury.

2012-13 • Freshman Season: Saw action in 12 games for the Gophers • earned Minnesota women's basketball's Golden Gopher Award • finished the season with 6 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks • made her first field goal in Big Ten Conference play at Nebraska (2/3) • made her Big Ten debut vs. Michigan (1/31) • tallied her first-career steal vs. UMKC (12/7) • posted career-highs with 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block and 1 assist vs. Ohio (11/17) • notched her first collegiate field goal in the second half vs. Ohio (11/17).

High School: 2012 graduate of Eden Prairie High School • ranked among ESPNU's top-100 on ESPN.com • also ranked No. 13 nationally at her position • had a scout grade of 92 (out of 100) by ESPN.com • was the only player from the state of Minnesota nominated to the 2012 McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Team • ranked the No. 1 recruit in the state of Minnesota by GPrep.net • earned four athletic letters in basketball • Minnesota Miss Basketball finalist • 2012 Associated Press All-State First Team selection • 2012 All-Pioneer Press First Team honoree • 2012 Star Tribune All-Metro First Team selection • named first-team all-state by MN Basketball News and the Pioneer Press in 2011 • earned AAAA All-State recognition by the coaches association as a junior • second-team AP All-State honoree in 2011 • 2010 MGBCA All-State Honorable Mention selection • three-time selection to the all-conference team • 2012 MGBCA Academic All-State honoree • finalist for Eden Prairie's Golden Eagle Award • holds Eden Prairie High School records for career blocks (254) and rebounds (888), while ranking second in points (1,460) • also holds single-season records in points (485), rebounds (293), blocks (108) and steals (74) • twice participated in the state tournament • all-tournament team selection at the 2011 Minnesota State High School League's Class AAAA State Championship • scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the title game • averaged 13.9 ppg as a junior • twice named team captain • played for head coach Chris Carr at Eden Prairie High School • also played for Andy Meinhart's Metro Stars Black AAU, coached by Steve Reiter.

Personal: Born September 16, 1993 • majoring in health and wellness • daughter of Todd and Jill Johnson • has a younger brother, Reed • her cousin, Allison Kempainen, was a member of the Gopher soccer team • her cousins, Tony Brinkhaus and Andy Brinkhaus, played on the Minnesota football team.


Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class

Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class

5/9/2018 - W. Basketball

Minnesota women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Whalen announced the addition of 5-10 guard Mercedes Staples to the team’s 2018 recruiting class Wednesday.

Whalen Finalizes Staff with O'Banion

Whalen Finalizes Staff with O'Banion

5/2/2018 - W. Basketball

Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen finalized her coaching staff Wednesday with the announcement of the return of Danielle O'Banion as assistant coach.

Wagner, Wiebke Earn B1G Medal of Honor

Wagner, Wiebke Earn B1G Medal of Honor

4/30/2018 - W. Basketball

Wagner and Wiebke were presented with their awards at the 12th annual Golden Goldys on Monday night at TCF Bank Stadium.

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