2005 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 19 of South Carolina's 27 matches and appeared in 50-of-100 games ... Her 55 total blocks gave her a per game average of 1.10, which was tied for the third highest mark on the team ... Ten of her blocks were solo efforts, while the other 45 came on assists ... Reached the four-block plateau in seven contests ... In four matches, Johnson ripped at least four kills ... Her season-high in kills was six against Arkansas (Sept. 25) ... Recorded seven total blocks versus Arkansas (Sept. 25), Tennessee (Nov. 9), Alabama (Nov. 13) and Winthrop (Nov. 26) ... Three of those four efforts came in USC's final four matches of the year ... The seven blocks against Tennessee were all assisted and established a career standard for Johnson ... Took a career-high 13 attacks in the Oct. 30 Georgia match ... Her four digs in the Alabama match (Nov. 13) was the top performance of her career.
2004 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Saw playing time in 13 of the Gamecocks' 27 matches ... Played in 27-of-96 games ... Recorded 21 kills and 17 blocks for per game averages of 0.78 and 0.63 ... The Sept. 4 Connecticut match-up was the first time Johnson received collegiate experience ... Also recorded her first kill in that match ... Had a career-high seven kills in a match against Auburn (Oct. 17) ... In that match, she also hit .750 thanks to seven kills on eight attacks and just one error ... Tallied what was then a career-high five block assists in the North Carolina contest (Sept. 27) ... She added a solo rejection in that match as well ... Assisted on three blocks against Mississippi (Oct. 3).
2003 (FRESHMAN): Took a redshirt as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was coached by Paige Wilson at Camden High School ... A two-sport letterwinner in volleyball and basketball ... 2002 volleyball all-state, all-star and all-region ... Named best offensive player in 2002 ... In basketball, she was a two-time all-area and all-region selection ... A 2002-03 all-star ... Two-time most outstanding player for Camden.
PERSONAL: Is a biology major and plans to take the MCAT for admittance to medical school ... Full name is Crystal Noelle Johnson ... Daughter of Robert Johnson ... Has two sisters, Cynthia Lee, and Brenda ... Nickname is "Crittle" ... National Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award winner ... A Palmetto Fellow recipient.