Hometown: Newport News, Va.
Previous School: Patrick Henry Community College
OACH CUNNINGHAM ON SONIA:
“Sonia is another proven scorer that brings a physical presence at the guard position. She has a natural feel for the game and competitive nature that we feel will be an asset in understanding what it takes to win.”
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE AT PATRICK HENRY CC): Used redshirt.
2008-09: Transferred to Patrick Henry Community College but school did not field a team during 2008-09 season
2007-08 (FRESHMAN AT DELAWARE STATE):
· Named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Year
· Also named to the All-MEAC Second Team and All-Rookie Team
Appeared in 29 games with 20 starts
· Was the Hornets’ leading scorer and topped all freshman in the MEAC, averaging 11.2 points per game
· Averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game against MEAC opponents, also tops on the team
· Finished with 13 blocks and 37 steals
· Named MEAC Rookie of the Week on three occasions
· Tallied 20 or more points in four games and reached double-figure scoring in 18 contests
· Was the only20+ point scorer on the team
· Became the first Delaware State player to be named MEAC Rookie of the Year since 1996
· Played four seasons of basketball, two in volleyball and one season of soccer at Heritage High School in Newport News, Va.
· Named District Player of the Year, while receiving second team All-Region and second team All-State honors as a junior
· Was Virginia High School League AAA State Player of the Year and McDonald’s All-American nominee as a senior
· Finished high school career with 1,670 points
· Played for Boo Williams Elite U16 AAU team
· Graduated high school with a 3.75 GPA and finished in the top 20 of her senior class
· Born in Salt Lake City, Utah but has also lived in Yorktown, Va., Newport News, Va., and Hampton, Va.
· Daughter of Taari and Janet Johnson
· Born Sept. 17, 1990