Maddy Johnson has emerged as a veteran leader for GW women's water polo
Colonials downed Brown to earn No. 6 seed at CWPA Championship
Colonials set for four games at Harvard this weekend
Colonials beat Saint Francis (Pa.) before falling to Bucknell
Seniors combined for six goals against nationally ranked Tigers
Closed career ranked tenth on GW's all-time assists list with 80.
Registered nine goals and 18 assists for 27 points in final season with Colonials...Ranked seventh on club in assists...Also contributed 21 steals, 12 ejections drawn and three field blocks...Opened season with three goals and an assist in a win over Siena on Feb. 10...Posted three assists and two steals in a win over Saint Francis (Pa.) on Feb. 11...Notched a goal, an assist and a steal against Princeton on Feb. 17...Scored twice and added two steals in win at Saint Francis (Pa.) on March 24...Also found the net in wins over Gannon (3/17), VMI (3/17) and Brown (4/15)...Pitched in an assist in CWPA Championship win over Saint Francis (Pa.) on April 28.
Returned from injury to finish with 14 goals and six assists for 20 points...Drew nine ejections, as well...Also made an impact on defense with 13 steals and three field blocks...Scored first goal of the season in a win over Redlands (3/16)...Had a season-high three points, plus two steals, against Loyola Marymount (3/17)...Scored two goals apiece against Hartwick (4/7) and Brown (4/9)...Closed the season by finding the net twice in three games at the CWPA Championship.
Missed the entire season due to injury ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... A Veteran Leader in GW's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.
Ranked third on the team with 39 assists, 79 points and 46 steals and fourth with 40 goals and 22 ejections drawn ... Her 39 assists are tied for the sixth-highest single-season total in program history ... Also second on the team with a .435 shooting percentage ... Added four field blocks on the season ... Notched her first career hat trick and added an assist and two ejections drawn against Notre Dame (Ohio) at the Bison Invite (Feb. 14) ... Tallied a career-high six points (2g, 4a) and added three steals the next day against Siena (Feb. 15) ... Posted her second hat trick of the season and added two assists and two steals against Villanova at the Villanova Invite (Feb. 22) ... Recorded a career-high six steals against Hartwick (Feb. 28) ... Matched a career best with three ejections drawn against Mercyhurst (March 1) ... Had four steals and two ejections drawn against Pomona-Pitzer at the Convergence Tournament (March 7) ... Followed with two goals and five steals at Redlands (March 9) ... Notched her third hat trick of the season and added two steals against No. 10 Princeton, then equaled her career high with six points (2g, 4a) and added two steals and two ejections drawn against St. Francis-Brooklyn (March 28) ... Recorded three ejections drawn against No. 15 Michigan (April 11) ... Tallied five points (3g, 2a) and three steals against Connecticut College at the CWPA Championship (April 25) ... Also had three steals in the nightcap against Brown ... Concluded the season with three assists, three steals and two field blocks in the finale against Bucknell (April 26).
Tied for fourth on the team with 21 steals and fifth with 17 assists ... Also ranked fourth with 18 ejections drawn and scored nine goals to finish with 26 points in her rookie campaign ... The only GW freshman to play in all 27 games on the year ... Her 17 assists are tied for the seventh-most ever by a Colonial rookie ... Season-high three ejections drawn against Wagner at the Princeton Invitational (Feb. 8) ... Recorded her first career two-goal game later that day against VMI ... Also had three ejections drawn against Iona at the CWPA/MAAC Crossover (Feb. 22) ... Tallied two goals and three steals against Siena at the same tournament (Feb. 23) ... Recorded a goal, two assists, three steals and two ejections drawn against Brown (March 1) ... Season-high four assists against Chapman at the Claremont Convergence (March 7) ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
First-Team All-Trinity League honoree as a senior after leading the Royals with 49 goals and 69 steals while adding 44 assists ... Named Rosary's Defensive Player of the Year ... Scholar-Athlete and team captain as a senior ... A member of National Honor Society and the California Scholarship Federation.
Madelen Noelle Johnson ... Born June 19, 1995, in La Palma, Calif. ... The fourth of five children to Lisa and Joe Johnson ... Has an older brother, Jaysen, and three sisters, Colleen, Kristen and Meagen ... Majoring in Organizational Sciences.
|Goals||3||4x, Last vs. Connecticut College (4/25/15)|
|Assists||4||3x, Last vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (3/28/15)|
|Points||6||2x, Last vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (3/28/15)|
|Steals||6||vs. Hartwick (2/28/15)|
|Blocks||2||vs. Bucknell (4/26/15)|
|Ejections Drawn||3||4x, Last vs. #15 Michigan (4/11/15)|
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