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Princeton W. Water Polo BIO

At Princeton
ACWPC honorable mention All-America selection… first-team All-Southern pick… six-time Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week… Southern Division Player of the Week (Apr. 28)… started 29 of her 30 appearances… logged 883:35 minutes and posted 28-2 overall record… stopped 367 of the 521 shots she faced en route to a .704 save percentage… also had seven assists and 43 steals… made double-digit saves on 20 occasions… 367 stops was a single-season program record… posted a school record 20 saves in the season opener against Wagner (Feb. 8)… had 18 stops versus Iona (Feb. 8)… recorded 17 stops against Harvard (Mar. 2)… posted 19 saves versus Iona (Mar. 8)… tallied 17 saves against Harvard (Apr. 12)… nabbed a career-high seven steals against Hartwick (Apr. 26).

2013: ACWPC All-America third-team selection... Southern Division Rookie of the Year and first-team selection... Eastern Championship Rookie of the Tournament... Southern Division Player of the Week (Feb. 13)... Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Mar. 21 and Apr. 18)... Rookie of the Week (Feb. 13)... only player to ever be named Player, Defensive and Rookie of the Week in the same week in CWPA history... started all 32 games and posted a 28-6 record... tallied 953:49 minutes between the posts... had 366 saves, a .668 save percentage, 22 assists and 47 steals... made 10 saves or more on 19 occasions... had 19 stops versus then-No. 4 Cal in career debut, adding two steals (Feb. 8)... made 18 saves in wins versus Harvard (Feb. 9) and Brown (Feb. 22)... nabbed six steals, added eight saves and two assists versus Cal State Monterey Bay (Mar. 22)... made 16 saves and only allowed two goals in 16-2 win over GW (Apr. 13)... recorded 14 saves versus UC-San Diego in fifth-place game.

Before Princeton
Ransom Everglades: A 2012 graduate of Ransom Everglades High School... four-year letterwinner and starter... helped guide the Raiders to three consecutive Florida State Championships... earned All-Dade honors throughout career... also competed in swimming, earning all-county honors twice.

US Senior National Team: Named Swimming World Magazine Female Water Polo Player of the Year… garnered Outstanding Goalkeeper honors at the 2014 FINA World Cup… named Player of the Tournament at the 2014 Kirishi Cup.

US Junior National Team: Started in goal at 2013 FINA Junior World Championships ... named Goalie of the Tournament and guided Team USA to gold ... invited to USA Water Polo's Futures 50 Classic.

Other Club/National Team Experience: Played club water polo for the Gulliver Riptides for seven years... was an All-America honorable mention selection at the U-18 Junior Olympics in 2010 and 2011... was a member of the U.S. Youth National Team Selection Camp in 2010 and the Youth National Team in 2011.

Personal: Full name is Ashleigh Elizabeth Johnson, born on Sept. 12, 1994... sister Chelsea is a freshman with the Tigers... has three brothers: Blake, Julius and William... enjoys reading ... undeclared major.

Career Stats

Season GP Minutes Record GA
Saves Save %
2013 32 953:49 28-6 182 366 .668 22 47
2014 30 883:35 28-2 154 367 .704 7 43
Career 62 1837:24 56-8 336 733 .686 29 90

Career Highs

 20 vs. Wagner (2/8/14)
 Assists  3 vs. Brown (4/14/13)
 7 vs. Hartwick (4/26/14)

Awards & Honors
-Swimming World Magazine Female Water Polo Player of the Year (2014)
-Outstanding Goalkeeper (FINA World Cup - 2014)
-Player of the Tournament (Kirishi Cup - 2014)
-ACWPC All-America honorable mention (2014)
-Southern Division First Team (2014)
-ACWPC All-America Third Team (2013)
-Southern Division Rookie of the Year (2013)
-Southern Division First Team (2013)
-Eastern Championship Rookie of the Tournament (2013)
-Eastern Championship All-Tournament First Team (2013)
-Southern Division Player of the Week (2/13/2013)
-Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week (2/13/13, 2/20/13, 3/21/13, 4/18/13)
-Southern Division Rookie of the Week (2/13/13)