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Pac-12 Names Jenna Johnson Freshman of the Week

Jan 17, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO – Jenna Johnson has been named the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Freshman of the Week for the second time this season.
 
This is the fourth time Utah has taken home the freshman of the week honors this season.
 
The Medina, Minn. native led the Utes in scoring for the sixth and seventh time this season. After a 24-day layoff, Johnson scored 18 points and collected four rebounds in an 89-48 win over UC Riverside on Jan. 14. She shot 54.5 percent from the floor. She tied a career-high by making three three-pointers against the Highlanders.
 
Against No. 2 Stanford, Johnson led the Utes with 15 points and had three rebounds. She shot 50 percent from the floor. She tallied three rebounds, one assist, and one steal against the Cardinal.
 
Over the two games, Johnson averaged 16.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists on the week. She shot 52.6 percent (10-for-19) from the floor and 44.4 percent (4-for-9) on three-pointers.
 
Up Next
Utah travels to Arizona to continue Pac-12 play when they travel to Arizona on Jan. 21 and Arizona State on Jan. 23. Tip-off for the contest against the Wildcats is set for 7 p.m. MT. You can catch the game on the Pac-12 Networks or turn on 105.5 KOOL FM and hear Tyson Ewing on the call. 
 
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