- Michael MacEachern
Johnson named to D2CCA All-America first team
Young Harris College forward Mackenzie Johnson has been named to a third All-America team as she was named to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association's Women's Basketball All-America first team.
Johnson, who was named to the World Exposure Report Division II All-America second team and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's Division II All-America honorable mention team last week, is the program's first All-American.
Johnson, a junior from Chattanooga, Tennessee, averaged 18.1 points and 13.2 rebounds for the Mountain Lions who went 15-14 and advanced to the Peach Belt Conference Tournament final. The PBC Women's Basketball Player of the Year and two-time All-PBC performer was named the PBC Women's Basketball Player of the Week five times and was selected the Division II Conference Information Directors Association Player of the Week. Johnson, who was named to the D2CCA All-Southeast Region first team and the region's Player of the Year is ranked third in NCAA Division II statistics with 21 double doubles, fourth in rebounds per game (13.2) and 38th in scoring (18.1). She is ranked No. 1 in the YHC record books in career rebounds (840) and No. 2 in scoring (1,045).