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DaQueta Johnson
DaQueta Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ontario, CA

High School:
Don Lugo

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
R/R



For the Record: Tied school single-game record for home runs with two against Dayton, Feb. 22, 2004, and vs. Villanova, March 10, 2006 ... tied single-game RBI record with seven against Dayton ... ranks among the career top five in three categories: home runs (2nd with 25), RBI (3rd with 118) and slugging percentage (5th with .483) ... ranks among the single season top five in home runs (4th with 10, 2006) and RBI (3rd with 46, 2006) ... owns spots among the single-season lists for sacrifice flies (2nd with 5) and RBI (3rd with 44).

2006: Started all 60 of the team's games, 52 in right field and eight at designated player ... posted a .294 average with 50 hits, including 21 for extra bases ... tallied 10 doubles and 10 home runs, which ranked fifth in the Big Ten ... drove in 46 RBI, third-most in the Big Ten, including four game-winners ... boasted a .541 slugging percentage, which ranked eighth in the conference ... registered 92 total bases, eighth most in the league ... scored 15 runs, including two game-winners ... tallied multiple hits on 12 occasions, including 2-for-2 days at the plate against BYU and Jacksonville ... launched two home runs against Villanova, tying the school single-game record for the second time in her career ... drew 10 walks and laid down nine sacrifice hits ... was 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts.

2005: Started all 59 of the team's games, 58 in right field and one at designated player ... posted a .242 batting average, including a team-best 44 RBI and eight home runs ... launched two grand slams, one against No. 5 Louisiana-Lafayette and one against Michigan State ... drove in four game-winning RBI, while tying the game with a two-run home run against Louisiana-Lafayette ... scored the game-winning run against Michigan State ... recorded five sacrifice flies, the most in the Big Ten and a tally that ranks second on the all-time Purdue single season list ... ranks eighth in the Big Ten with 44 RBI, and ranks third on the Purdue single season list in the category ... eight home runs boosted her career total to 15, just one outside of the career top five list in the category ... drew 15 walks, including two intentional ones ... stole one base ... received all-tournament team honors at the Louisiana Classic ... named Big Ten Player of the Week during the week of Feb. 22.

2004: Started 38 games, 17 in left field and 21 as the designated hitter ... missed 15 games with a mid-season knee injury ... hit the season's only grand slam against Dayton, en route to a single-record two home runs and seven RBI ... hit .241 for the season with 25 hits, including six RBI and a team-high seven home runs, which ranked her seventh in the Big Ten ... owned a .491 slugging percentage, which ranked 16th in the conference ... tallied a six-game hit streak and four multi-hit games ... second on the team with 28 RBI, including four game winners ... scored game-tying run against Illinois-Chicago, before her pinch runner scored the game winner ... hit a game-winning solo home run in an 8-inning game against Notre Dame ... went 3-for-4 at the plate against UT-Chattanooga with three RBI and two runs ... made good on 18 of 19 fielding chances.

High School: A three-time first team all-Baseline League honoree ... earned second team honors as a senior ... received second team accolades for Division 2 and the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section ... a three-time all-CIF selection, earning first team honors as a junior and senior and second team honors her sophomore season ... tallied a team-high .559 batting average, while tallying five home runs and 31 RBI for the Conquistadors as a junior ... received the Scholar Athlete Award as a freshman and was on the honor roll her junior year ... played travel ball for the California Lite under Junior Women's National Team coach Pam Newton ... invited to try out for the JWNT.

Personal: Given name is DaQueta MeShawn Johnson ... born 11/16/85 ... parents are Dwayne and Melandy Johnson ... has two sisters, Melanie and Jasmine ... plans on majoring in child development ... nickname is D.Q. or Keta.