Quick, athletic perimeter player with high basketball IQ ... explosive with the ball and can drive the lane efficiently before finishing with contact ... solid outside shooter with range to the three-point line ... strong work ethic and competitive drive ... aggressive on-ball defender ... provides quality depth at both backcourt positions.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015-16):
Played in 31 games, averaging 2.3 points and career-high 1.2 rebounds per game ... had pair of double-figure scoring games ... collected two points (2-2 FT) along with a rebound and steal in season opener against Bucknell ... dropped in five points (1-1 3FG, 2-2 FT) against Toledo ... continued to provide steady contributions from bench with four points, three assists and two steals at South Dakota State ... picked up two points and three rebounds at Valparaiso ... matched season highs with five points and three assists, plus three rebounds in Junkanoo Jam opener vs. Denver ... sank critical fourth-quarter three-pointer for her only basket during Junkanoo Jam title game win over UCLA ... poured in season-high 12 points on near-perfect shooting (4-4 FG, 1-1 3FG, 3-4 FT) in a career-best 28 minutes during win over No. 18/17 DePaul ... pinched season-high three steals at Virginia ... grabbed career-best eight rebounds and tied season high with three assists in win over No. RV/24 Syracuse ... turned in second consecutive strong game off bench with nine points (3-4 FG, 2-2 3FG) and three rebounds in victory over Virginia Tech ... tallied two points and two rebounds in win over North Carolina State ... credited with four points and career-high two blocks in victory over No. 19/17 Miami ... did not play at Wake Forest due to concussion ... pulled down four rebounds and added two assists in victory over Clemson ... made key three-pointer with 5:56 left in third quarter of ACC Tournament semifinal win over No. 21 Miami, tying game after ND briefly fell behind (Johnson's trey fueled 15-4 run to end the quarter and Irish never trailed again) ... tied season high with 12 points (3-3 3FG) in NCAA Championship first-round win over North Carolina A&T -- three-point percentage tied second-best mark by Notre Dame player in NCAA tournament game (best since 4/7/15 - Michaela Mabrey 3-3 3FG vs. Connecticut).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014-15):
Appeared in 28 games, averaging 3.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures twice ... played team-high 22 minutes against UMass Lowell ... went 5-for-6 from beyond the three-point line (one off the Purcell Pavilion single-game record for three-pointers made) and finished with career-high 17 points against Chattanooga ... scored seven points (4-6 FT), grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists against Holy Cross ... added nine points and game highs of seven assists (no turnovers) and four steals (both career highs) in victory over Quinnipiac ... had one of best games of rookie campaign with 13 points (3-5 3FG), three rebounds, three assists and two steals in career-high 24 minutes versus Boston College ... collected six points at Virginia Tech ... knocked down three-pointer in nine minutes of action on Senior Night against Pittsburgh. ... had two points and two steals in NCAA Championship debut, a first-round win over Montana ... scored two points (1-2 FG) in closing minutes of NCAA Sweet 16 win over No. 14/17 Stanford.
Graduated from St. Joseph High School (combined record of 86-17, .835) in Huntington, West Virginia, where she was coached by Shannon Lewis ... in her four prep seasons, St. Joseph never lost to a team from its home state ... four-year varsity starter who maintained career per-game statistical averages of 18.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 4.4 steals with two quadruple-doubles ... as a senior in 2013-14, led St. Joseph to a 23-3 record and its fourth consecutive West Virginia Class A state title during her career, while averaging 20.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 3.9 steals per game ... as a junior in 2012-13, helped St. Joseph to a 25-1 record and West Virginia Class A championship, collecting 21.7 ppg., 7.9 rpg., 6.9 apg. and 5.0 spg. along the way ... sparkled in the 2013 Class A state tournament, averaging 17.0 ppg., 10.0 apg., 9.0 rpg. and 7.0 spg., and punctuated by a triple-double (12 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) in the state championship game victory over St. Mary's ... as a sophomore in 2011-12, paced team to 20-6 record and the Class A state championship, averaging 16.0 ppg., 8.8 rpg., 6.2 apg. and 4.9 spg. along the way ... as a freshman in 2010-11, played key role in first of team's three consecutive Class A state titles in her career and 18-7 season, averaging 14.2 ppg., 6.4 rpg., 5.6 apg. and 3.5 spg. ... played her AAU ball with West Virginia Thunder and head coach Scott Johnson ... helped team to 2010 AAU 13-and-under national championship, playing alongside Notre Dame classmate Kathryn Westbeld (pair combined for 28 of team's 53 points in title game win).
2014 West Virginia State Player of the Year (chosen by West Virginia Sports Writers Association) ... Two-time West Virginia Gatorade High School Player of the Year (2013, 2014) ... 2013 Sporting News
preseason honorable mention All-America choice ... two-time EBA (Elite Basketball Academy) All-America pick (2012-13) ... four-time first-team all-state selection (2011-14) ... first-team all-state captain her final three years (2012-14) ... four-time West Virginia Class A All-Tournament Team honoree (2011-14) ... National Honor Society ... competed at USA Basketball U16 National Team Trials in 2011 ... ranked No. 17 in Class of 2014 by Blue Star Basketball ... ranked No. 36 by Prospects Nation ... ranked No. 45 by Peach State Basketball/JumpOffPlus ... ranked No. 50 by All-Star Girls Report
... ranked No. 80 (four-star player) by espnW Hoopgurlz.
Daughter of Holli and Scott Johnson ... oldest of four children ... second West Virginia native to play for Notre Dame (Erica Solomon, 2008-10, was born in Charleston, but grew up in Detroit before family returned to Charleston after high school) ... attended same high school as 2015 NBA Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins (the No. 1 overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, later traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves) ... spent part of her athletic career as a cheerleader before concentrating on basketball full-time ... currently enrolled in Notre Dame's top-ranked Mendoza College of Business but has not yet declared a major ... some other Fighting Irish players who have worn No. 14 include Devereaux Peters and Lisa Kuhns.