5 Berit Johnson
5 Berit Johnson
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wayzata, Minn.
High School: The Blake School
Position: D
S/C: The Blake School

Notes: Sister, Kelsey '07, played forward for Yale ... Voted smartest and funniest player on the team in midseason survey as a sophomore ... 2007-08: AWHCA All-Academic ... ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Six points (1-5-6) in 31 games ... 2006-2007: ECAC All-Academic ... Appeared in 30 games, scoring two goals and adding six assists ... Scored first collegiate goal in 3-0 win over UConn at the Nutmeg Classic Dec. 29 ... Scored again in the next game, a 7-3 win over Quinnipiac Dec. 31, to help Yale to its first Nutmeg Classic championship ... Assisted on one of Kelsey Johnson's goals in 5-0 win at Union Jan. 6, part of a four-point day for the sisters ... USA HOCKEY: Selected to attend the U.S. Junior National Development Camp four times ... Before Yale: Lettered for five years at The Blake School and was captain as a senior ... All-State and All-Conference for four years and part of a Class A State Championship in 2003 ... Picked as one of the stars of the game in the championship ... All-state swimmer ... All-conference in track (distance) ... Earned state recognition in band (trumpet), math and French competitions ... Off the Ice: Member of Branford College ... National Merit Finalist ... Member of the Cum Laude Society ... Graduate of the Blake School ... father, Rob, is a 1968 Yale grad ... Has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity ... Coaches with Yale Youth Hockey ... Volunteered with MicroGrants, helping families move out of poverty. Nickname: Bear, Bits, Béreee Jeansen (French accent) Favorite musician: Brad Paisley Favorite food: Corn dogs Best present/gift you ever received: A necklace my parents gave me Who would you switch places with for a day? Michael Jordan Pre-game routine: Eat Peanut M & Ms Favorite quote: "Once I dated a shepherd." - Lilija Favorite TV show: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air What is your most prized possession? My confirmation ring