33 - Billy Johnson
Billy Johnson
Height: 6-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Everett, Wash.
High School: Kamiak
Position: G/F

2008-09: Played in 28 games, started 26, averaging 17.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game with .467 FG%, .377 3PT%, .693 FT%, 36 steals, 25 blocks... Career high 40 points and six three-point field goals vs. Clark (2/18/09), 3rd highest total in program history... Scored 19 points and posted 11 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 blocks in MIT's first-ever NCAA Tournament game vs. #17 Rhode Island College (03/06/09) ... grabbed career-high 14 rebounds vs. Springfield (02/04/09)... Ranked 4th in NEWMAC in scoring average, 4th in rebounds, 9th in FG%, 7th in 3PT% and 3rd in three-point field goals made (55)... finished the year with .348 career 3PT%, 8th best in program history... NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team... Team co-captain... Trussell Award Winner... Engineer's Classic All-Tournament Team (Milwaukee School of Engineering)

2007-08: Played and started in 24 games, averaging 10.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game with .316 3PT%, .851 FT%... Ranked 13th in NEWMAC in rebounds, 2nd in FT%

2006-07: Played and started in 6 games, averaging 8.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game... Missed the final 21 games of the season due to injury and was granted a medical redshirt

PERSONAL: Son of Willard and Kathleen Johnson, born August 18th 1986... Brother of Lauren and Sarah... Management Science and Political Science major with minors in Economics and Theater... Spent summers conducting research in the fields of Political Science, Marketing Science, and Brain & Cognitive Sciences... Currently working on his Political Science Thesis (analyzing economic interchanges between China and Taiwan)... Member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and is co-founder of the MIT chapter of the international development group Engineers Without Borders... Played for Kamiak High School under Head Coach Jeff Leary... Team captain as a senior... led team to first district championship in school history and first State playoff appearance in school history... Voted Most Inspirational while averaging 11 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1.5 blocks per game... Elected Student Body Vice-President... Vice President of National Honor Society... Won Mathematics Departmental Award for top mathematics student... Active member of the Debate team and Theater organizations