12 Merritt Johnson
12 Merritt Johnson
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Moline, Ill.
High School: Moline
Position: OH
m 28
k/s 1.61
h % .122
a/s 0.03
b/s 0.35
sa/s 0.18
d/s 0.55

2017 • SENIOR SEASON
Played in 28 matches and 97 sets overall ... fnished the season third on the team with 156 kills ... named to the UW-Oshkosh Classic (Oct. 6-7) All-Tournament Team ... selected to the WIAC Sportsmanship Team ... recorded a career high seven blocks and had eight kills hitting .357 against Westminster (Sept. 1) ... tallied four digs and a career high five aces against Northland (Sept. 1) ... had eight kills, three digs, and two blocks against St. Norbert (Sept. 2) ... collected seven kills and a season high six digs against Coe (Sept. 2) ... recorded eight kills against Westminster (Sept. 8) ... hit .313 (6-1-16) with two digs against Nebraska Wesleyan (Sept. 8) ... collected seven kills and tied a season high with six digs against Buena Vista (Sept. 9) ... had three aces and a season high 11 kills against Cardinal Stritch (Sept. 16) ... recorded eight kills against Carroll (Sept. 30) ... hit .462 (8-2-13) and two blocks against Simpson (Oct. 6) ... provided 11 kills hitting a season high .526 (11-1-19) against Finlandia (Oct. 7) ... collected nine kills and hit .412 (9-2-17) against #17 St. Thomas (Oct. 7) ... had six kills and three digs against UW-La Crosse (Oct. 14)


2016 • JUNIOR SEASON
Played in 29 matches and 85 sets overall ... was fifth on the team with 125 kills ... recorded career highs in both aces (26) and digs (88) ... had 10 kills and four digs against Lawrence (Sept. 2) ... tallied a career high 13 digs and added nine kills against Dubuque (Sept. 9) ... notched her first career double-double against Monmouth with 11 kills and 11 digs (Sept. 10) ... hit .375 with four kills against Grinnell (Sept. 17) ... had five kills and six digs against UW-River Falls (Sept. 24) ... recorded six kills on 11 attempts with no errors against Iowa Wesleyan (Oct. 22)


2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 23 matches and 44 sets overall ... tied a season high with four digs against Carroll (Sept. 16) ... had a season high eight kills and hit .313 against Concordia Chicago (Sept. 26) ... hit a season high .375 against Minnesota-Morris (Oct. 17) ... recorded six kills on a season high 20 attempts against Clarke (Oct. 23) 


2014 • FRESHMEN SEASON
Played in 33 matches and 111 sets overall ... finished second on the team with 2.12 kills per set ... recorded 10 double digit kill matches on the season ... had a season high seven digs and tied a season high 13 kills against Loras (Sept. 5) ... tallied 13 kills against St. Catherine (Sept. 6) ... collected a season high three aces and hit .304 with nine kills against Millikin (Sept. 20) ... had 12 kills and hit .375 against UW-Eau Claire (Oct. 10) ... provided 13 kills against Dubuque (Oct. 17) ... recorded 13 kills, three blocks, and an ace for a career high 15.5 point against Loras (Oct. 17) ... hit a season high .524 (12-1-21) against UW-Oshkosh (Oct. 22) ... recorded 13 kills against Dubuque (Oct. 25)


HIGH SCHOOL
First-Team All-Conference (2012 & 2013) ... named one of the top 50 players in Illinois (2013) ... member of the National Honor Society


PERSONAL
Parents are Sue and Jeff ... majoring in Health Promotion ... favorite thing about UW-Platteville are her Human Health Performance professors and classmates

 

 

Recent Games
Oct 7 vs. St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 3-0
Oct 10 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 3-0
Oct 14 Wis.-La Crosse L, 3-0
Oct 21 Finlandia W, 3-0
Oct 25 Wis.-Oshkosh L, 3-0
Oct 27 at Wis.-River Falls W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 7
Sets 97 21
Kills 156 20
Kills per set 1.61 0.95
Errors 101 31
Total Attacks 452 95
Hitting Percentage .122 -.116
Assists 3 0
Assists per set 0.03 0.00
Service Aces 17 1
Service Errors 30 0
Service Aces per set 0.18 0.05
Reception Errors 10 0
Digs 53 10
Digs per set 0.55 0.48
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 33 6
Block Total 34 7
Blocks per set 0.35 0.33
Block Errors 3 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 190.5 25.0
Points per set 2.0 1.2
Matches started 23 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 vs. Westminster (Mo.) W, 3-1 1 4 8 3 14 .357 0 1 4 0 3 0 7 0 7 0 12.5
Sep 1 vs. Northland W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 8 .250 0 5 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 2 vs. St. Norbert W, 3-2 1 5 8 3 20 .250 0 0 7 2 3 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 2 at Coe W, 3-1 - 4 7 2 23 .217 1 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 6 Loras W, 3-1 1 4 6 5 16 .063 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 8 vs. Westminster (Mo.) W, 3-1 1 4 8 5 25 .120 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 8 at Neb. Wesleyan W, 3-1 1 4 6 1 16 .313 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 9 vs. Willamette L, 3-2 1 4 4 3 12 .083 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 9 vs. Buena Vista L, 3-1 1 4 7 5 22 .091 0 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 12 at Cornell College L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 12 .083 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 15 Hamline W, 3-0 1 3 5 4 12 .083 0 3 3 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 16 Cardinal Stritch W, 3-2 1 5 11 7 32 .125 0 3 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 16 Augustana (Ill.) L, 3-0 1 3 4 3 18 .056 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 20 at Wis.-Stout L, 3-2 - 5 7 11 33 -.121 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 8.5
Sep 23 vs. Manchester L, 3-0 - 3 7 6 19 .053 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 23 at Franklin L, 3-1 - 4 7 3 17 .235 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 9.0
Sep 27 Wis.-Eau Claire L, 3-0 1 3 0 3 9 -.333 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 1.0
Sep 29 Wis.-Stevens Point L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 10 .100 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 30 at Carroll (Wis.) W, 3-2 - 5 8 5 25 .120 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 8.5
Sep 30 vs. Finlandia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 vs. Simpson W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 13 .462 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 6 vs. St. Olaf L, 3-0 1 3 3 5 12 -.167 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 7 vs. Finlandia W, 3-1 1 4 11 1 19 .526 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 7 vs. St. Thomas (Minn.) L, 3-0 1 3 9 2 17 .412 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 10 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 3-0 1 3 3 6 13 -.231 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Oct 14 Wis.-La Crosse L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 21 .048 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 21 Finlandia W, 3-0 1 1 3 2 5 .200 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 25 Wis.-Oshkosh L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 7 -.143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 27 at Wis.-River Falls W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 2 -1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 28 97 156 1.61 101 452 .122 3 0.03 17 0.18 53 0.55 1 33 34 0.35 190.5 2.0
Conference 7 21 20 0.95 31 95 -.116 0 0.00 1 0.05 10 0.48 1 6 7 0.33 25.0 1.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 28 39 1.39 33 130 .046 1 0.04 7 0.25 17 0.61 0 6 6 0.21 49.0 1.8
Away 8 29 40 1.38 31 141 .064 2 0.07 2 0.07 15 0.52 1 10 11 0.38 48.0 1.7
Neutral 11 40 77 1.93 37 181 .221 0 0.00 8 0.20 21 0.53 0 17 17 0.42 93.5 2.3
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Wins 14 50 93 1.86 44 230 .213 2 0.04 15 0.30 29 0.58 0 19 19 0.38 117.5 2.4
Losses 14 47 63 1.34 57 222 .027 1 0.02 2 0.04 24 0.51 1 14 15 0.32 73.0 1.6
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September 19 73 111 1.52 73 343 .111 2 0.03 15 0.21 46 0.63 1 24 25 0.34 139.0 1.9
October 9 24 45 1.88 28 109 .156 1 0.04 2 0.08 7 0.29 0 9 9 0.38 51.5 2.1