« Women’s Basketball 2011-12

Glory Johnson

Master of Science in Communication & Information


Johnson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Programs with a Concentration in Global Studies and a Specialization in Global Politics and Economy. Her undergraduate GPA was 3.53. She has since started pursuing a Master of Science in Communication and Information. She is a 2-time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2009-2010, 2010-2011) and a 2 time VolScholar (2009-2010, 2010-2011). She was also on the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll 2008-2009


Johnson was named to SEC Community Service Team


Her community service activities include reading at a day care center, volunteering at Children’s Hospital, and working with West New Elementary. Additionally she has worked with the Iraqui women’s basketball program, empowering and introducing these women to sport. She has also been invoked with Habitat for Humanity.


As a junior, Johnson captured All-SEC First Team honors from the league’s coaches and the Associated Press. She was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team and the SEC All-Tournament Team after helping lead the Lady Vols to a second straight SEC league and tournament sweep. She was named to the WBCA All-Region 3 Team and was a finalist for the 2011 State Farm All-American Team. She was a four-time SEC player of the Week - the most of any athlete in the conference. She earned Capital One All-Academic Second Team for District 4 honors. She averaged 13.7 ppg and 10.3 rpg in SEC play, becoming the first Lady Vol to average a double-double in league play since Candace Parker in 2006-07. Overall, she averaged 12.7 ppg and a Lady Vol-best 9.7 rpg while playing in all 37 games, including 29 starts. She also led the Lady Vols in steals at 1.4 per game and has 23 career double-doubles, including 13 in 2010-11. As a sophomore, she posted averages of 10.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg and 1.3 spg in all contests. As a freshman, she was selected to SEC All-Freshman Team by a vote of the leagues’ coaches. She represented the USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China and helped bring home the gold medal with Lady Vol teammate Shekinna Stricklen. Johnson averaged 6.2 ppg and 5.5 rpg en route to a 6-0 record.