Johnson earns the honor on the heels of winning Olympic Gold
2016 Olympic Gold Medalist was named Women's Sports Foundation SportsWoman of the Year earlier
This article appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of SkipShot Magazine
First ever water polo athlete to win prestigious honor
Rio Gold Medalists joined panel with fellow Olympians on Friday
Ashleigh Johnson shares why she chose water polo over swimming, one of her favorite breakfast meals and the best advice she ever received on #InsideWater. #BeVictoRIOus #RoadtoRio
Logged 51 saves in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Dropped 45 saves in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...Posted 54 saves allowing Team USA to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games...Recorded 62 saves contributing to Gold-medal win at 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Named 2015 FINA World Championship Top Goalkeeper and Gold Medal Match MVP...Tallied 66 saves in Team USA's pursuit of Gold at 2015 FINA World Championship...Recorded 17 saves in Team USA's win of 2015 Pan American Games...Split time in net, recording 27 saves en route to Gold at 2014 FINA World Cup...Named Top Goalkeeper at 2014 FINA World Cup...Won Gold at 2013 FINA Junior World Championship where she was named top goalkeeper of tournament.
Competes for Princeton University...ACWPC All-American Honorable Mention in 2014.
2012 graduate of Ransom Ever- glades High School...four-year letter- winner and starter...Helped Raiders to three consecutive Florida State Championships...All-Dade honors throughout career...also competed in swimming, earning All-County honors twice...team took state championship during her sophomore season.
Sister Chelsea plays water polo with her at Princeton University.
- 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
- 2016 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
- 2016 OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT, GOUDA, NETHERLANDS, 1ST PLACE
- 2016 FINA WOMEN'S INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, LEWISVILLE, TX, 1ST PLACE
- 2015 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KAZAN, RUSSIA, 1ST PLACE
- 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, TORONTO, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
- 2015 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
- 2014 FINA WORLD CUP, KHANTY-MANSIYSK, RUSSIA 1ST PLACE
- 2013 FINA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, VOLOS, GREECE, 1ST PLACE
Favorite Quote: "Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, bu when you look back, everything is different..." -C.S. Lewis
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies and Cream
Favorite Chain restaurant: Nandos
Favorite Reality TV Show: Dance Moms
If You Had To Make An Ipod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: On the Run
And What Would Be The First Song?: "Ragamuffin" Selah Sue
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: Having begun my professional career
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?" Beach Volleyball
Role Model: My Mother
Athletic Inspiration: Thierry Henry
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