Top Times 100-yard butterfly - 55.68 (2011 Big 12 Championships) 200-yard butterfly - 2:00.41 (2011 Big 12 Championships) 500-yard freestyle - 4:51.81 (2012 Big 12 Championships) 1,000-yard freestyle - 10:16.09 (1-6-2011 vs LSU/FIU)
2012-13 (Junior) Academic All-Big 12 Second Team... Picked up a second-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly, with a time of 59.76, in a dual meet at Nebraska-Omaha (10/25)... Finished third in the 200-yard butterfly, with a time of 2:06.45, in a dual at Hawaii (1/18)... Picked up a pair of top-three finishes in a dual against Iowa State (2/8-9), finishing first in the 500-yard freestyle (5:01.06) and third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:07.20)... Closed out the season with season-best times in the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.77, 10th), the 500-yard freestyle (4:56.77, 14th) and the 100-yard butterfly (56.59, 20th) at the Big 12 Championships (2/27-3/2).
2010-11 (Freshman) Had a breakout performance during the 2011 Big 12 Championships, where she scored 15 points for the Jayhawks. Compiled season best times in three events, 200 butterfly (2:00.41, 8th), 100 butterfly (55.68, 16th) and 500 freestyle (4:53.18, 14th)... Took second on 150 yard freestyle against Iowa State (1:24.00)... Finished first in 1000 free with 10:18.95 time in double dual vs South Dakota and Northern Iowa... Started two-meet streak of first place finishes with 4:57.79 time in 500 freestyle against Nebraska... In triple-dual at Florida International, swam a season best in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:16.09... Finished with 56.73 time in 100 fly and 2:03.92 time in 200 fly during Georgia Fall Invitational... Placed second in 1000 free during double-dual versus Drury and North Dakota with 10:16.80 time.
High School (Chaparall) A four-year letterwinner in swimming... An All-American in the 500-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly... Holds school records in the 400-yard freestyle relay and the 200-yard medley relay... Helped her team become state champions, district champions and conference champions in 2008 and 2009... A Scholastic All-American.
Personal Born in Scottsdale, Ariz.... Parents are Christine and Randall Johnson... Majoring in psychology with a minor in chemistry... Plans to attend medical school after graduation.
Getting to Know Malia Reason you chose KU: I love the people and the campus is beautiful.
Favorite sport to watch other than swimming: Basketball
Songs at the top of my I-Pod playlist are: Motivation, sure thing, and everything on Chris Brown's album, "F.A.M.E."
Websites you visit the most often: Facebook, twitter and perezhilton everyday
Favorite TV show: Law & Order SVU
Favorite food: Chicken Katsu
Favorite Lawrence restaurant: Zen Zero
Farthest you have ever traveled: From Kansas to Arizona by car with (teammate) Kath Liggett
Favorite KU tradition: Waving the wheat
Favorite sport to compete in other than swimming: Hula Dancing