March 14, 2000
BERKELEY - California's Courtney Johnson and Shavaki Jackson have been named honorable mention All-Pac-10 for their outstanding play during the 1999-2000 season. The honor is the first for both athletes. Cal's Amber White also was selected honorable mention Pac-10 All-Freshman.
Johnson, a 5-8 junior guard, led Cal in scoring (11.7 ppg), steals (3.2 spg) and assists (3.1 apg) this season. The Antioch native led the Pac-10 in steals after finishing second a year ago with 2.7 steals per game. She also ranked 14th in the league in scoring. Johnson started 15 of the 24 games she played in this year.
Jackson, a 6-4 sophomore center, averaged a career-best 11.6 ppg and 8.7 rpg this season. The Berkeley native led the Pac-10 in rebounding in all games and conference games, where she upped her average to 9.7 rpg. She also ranked seventh in the conference with 0.95 blocks (21 total) per game and eighth in field goal percentage at 47.7 percent. Jackson started 17 of the 22 games she played in this year.
White, a 6-0 freshman forward, played in 26 games this season, averaging 1.6 ppg and 2.3 rpg. She earned a reputation as one of the best defenders on the team, ranking first among the reserves with 20 steals.
Cal finished the 1999-2000 season with an 11-17 record and a 6-12 Pac-10 mark. The Bears won four of their final six games with the two losses being by a combined nine points.