Women's Basketball



Aja Johnson
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Aja Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oakland, Calif.

High School:
The Athenian School

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

02/19/2014

Wolf Pack Hold On For 99-95 Win At San Jose State

Nevada outscores Spartans 54-28 in the paint

02/05/2014

Pack wins fourth in its last five with 70-66 victory over USU

Aja Johnson records first career double-double

01/22/2014

Wolf Pack roars back to beat MW-leading Fresno State

Sharp has 15 to lead Nevada.

01/11/2014

Moe leads three in double figures as Nevada knocks off Utah State

Mungedi records career high with 16 rebounds

03/14/2013

Nevada Falls in MW Quarterfinals

Top-seeded San Diego State defeats ninth-seeded Nevada 67-39

03/11/2014

Nevada vs. San Diego State - MW Championship

Nevada vs. San Diego State - MW Championship

JUNIOR (2013-14) - 2013-14 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Mountain West honoree ... made 27 appearances during her junior campaign, logging 337 minutes on the court to average 12.5 minute per game ... tallied 110 points on the year, averaging 4.1 points per game ... shot just above 50 percent (48-of-95) from the field and hit 45 percent (14-of-31) of her free throws ... grabbed 105 total rebounds (49 off, 56 def), to average 3.9 boards per game ... dished out nine assists, posted seven blocks and nine steals ... posted a career-high 11 rebounds twice during the season, first against BYU (12/3) and later against Utah State (2/5) ... scored in double figures in three games, including season-best 13 at Utah State (1/11), others were two 10-point games against Utah State (2/5) and at San Jose State (2/19) ... game at Utah State (10 points, 11 rebounds) marked her first career double-double ... scored at least two points in 21 of her 27 games ... played at least 20 minutes in three games, including a season-best 23 minutes against BYU (12/3) ... recorded an eight-game scoring streak from 1/29-2/22

SOPHOMORE (2012-13) - Appeared in all 31 games for Nevada, making four starts ... logged 517 minutes of playing time, averaging 16.7 minutes per game ... played a season-best 29 minutes at Oregon (12/9) ... scored 129 points to average 4.2 points per game ... posted two games in double figures, season-high 13 points versus Air Force (3/12) and 12 points at UC Irvine (11/17) ... grabbed 120 total rebounds (58 off, 62 def) to average 3.9 boards per game ... pulled down season-best nine rebounds against CSU Bakersfield (1/5) ... recorded at least one rebound in all but one game and scored at least two points in 27 of 31 contests ... dished out 11 assists, posted nine blocks and 18 steals ... shot 43 percent (55-of-129) from the field and 45 percent (19-of-42) from the free throw line ... collected a career-high three blocks at Boise State (1/26)

FRESHMAN (2011-12) - Appeared in all 30 of Nevada's games, starting in four ... racked up 378 minutes on the court, averaging 12.6 minutes per game ... totaled 92 points on the year, averaging 3.1 points per game ... scored a career-high 17 points in a win over Cal State Bakersfield (1/10), finishing the game a perfect 8-of-8 from the field, with six rebounds, three blocks, three assists and two steals ... logged a career-high 28 minutes against Mississippi State (12/30) where she had four blocks ... grabbed a season-high nine rebounds at Utah State (1/21) ... pulled down 110 total rebounds (50 off, 60 def) to average 3.7 rebounds per game ... dished out 12 assists, posted 26 blocks and 12 steals ... shot 49 percent (36-of-73) from the field and the free throw line (20-of-41) ... scored in 23 of her 30 games, including a 12-game scoring streak

HIGH SCHOOL - Graduated from The Athenian School in Danville, Calif., playing for coach Danielle Oswood ... Earned varsity letters in basketball and soccer ... Averaged 20.2 points per game, 11.5 rebounds per game, 4.8 blocks per game, 3.4 steals per game, and 2.2 assists per game in her senior year ... Named to the End of Trail all-tournament team and earned first team All -Bay Counties League-East honors in her junior year ... Also named Bay Counties League and Ricon Valley tournament MVP as well as OWLS Invitational MVP ... Was Athenian's all-time leading scorer and rebounder ... Was team captain her sophomore through senior seasons ... Played club with the Bay Area Lady Warriors for coach Pico Wilburn

PERSONAL - Human development and family studies major ... Lists her favorite sports moment as winning the league co-championship her freshman and senior year ... Enjoys reading, writing, and travelling ... Daughter of Lloyd Johnson Jr. and Zenobia Collins-Johnson ... Father Lloyd was an All-American track star at USC ... Has a brother, Evan Johnson (19)

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