Ascia Johnson
Ascia Johnson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: North Brunswick, N.J.
High School: North Brunswick Township
Position: Free/Back

Career Highlights

2014-15: As a senior, competed in all 12 meets in the freestyle events…collected three wins to go along with seven runner-up finishes and four third-place results…won the 50 free with a time of 27:54 in the season-opening meet against UMass-Dartmouth on October 25…came in second in the 100 free against Clark on November 1…posted victories in both the 50 and 100 free at Norwich on November 15…came in second in the 50 free and 200 free, and third in the 100 breaststroke against Gordon on January 10...finished third in the 100 free against Wheaton on January 17…came in second in both the 50 and 100 free against Bridgewater State on January 22…posted her top times of the year in the 100 free (57.91) and 200 free (2:04.50) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 21 and 22.

2013-14: As a junior, took part in seven of 10 meets, competing in the freestyle events…posted two victories and three third-place results…came in third in the 50-yard freestyle and fourth in the 100 free against Simmons on December 3…won both the 100- and 200-yard freestyle events against Gordon on January 11…came in third with her best time of the season (27.53) in the 50 free, and posted a fourth-place result in the 200 free in a tri-meet against Wheaton and Saint Joseph’s on January 18…came in third in the 200 free against Bentley on January 22…posted a career-best time of 57.57 to finish 37th in the 100-yard freestyle at the NEWMAC Championship on February 23…also finished 32nd in the 200 free at the conference meet with her best time of the season (2:05.96).

2012-13: As a sophomore, appeared in all 12 meets, competing in the freestyle events…posted two victories, nine second-place finishes and one third-place result…also helped set a new school record in the 200-freestyle relay…came in second in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle in the season-opening meet against Clark on October 20, against UMass-Dartmouth on October 27, and against WPI on November 10…posted her best time of the year (5:44.43) in the 500 free against the Engineers…won both the 200 free and 500 free in a win against Gordon on January 10…was also victorious in the 200 free in a win over Norwich on January 12…claimed wins in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events again as the Green and White topped Bridgewater State on January 24…teamed up with classmates Kelly McCarthy and Erica Riccardi, as well as Bryn Powell ’13, to set a new school record in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:41.50 at the NEWMAC Championship on February 15.

2011-12: As a first-year, appeared in all 12 meets, competing in the freestyle and backstroke events…picked up four victories, six second-place finishes, and seven third place result…made her collegiate debut coming in second in the 500-yard freestyle and third in the 200 free against Clark on October 22…also came in second in the 500 free against UMass-Dartmouth on October 29…finished third in both the 500- and 1000-yard freestyle at WPI on November 12…claimed her first career victory  in the 1000 free against Simmons on November 29…posted career-best times  in the 1,000 free (11:53.29) and 50 free (27.23) in a tri-meet against Coast Guard and Wellesley on January 11…won the 200 free against Gordon on January 12…also won the 50 back with a career-best time of 31.13 against Norwich on January 14…came in second in both the 200- and 500-yard freestyle against Wheaton on January 21…won the 200 free against Bridgewater State on January 26…finished with career-best times in both the 200 free (2:01.02) and 500 free (5:28.25) at the NEWMAC Championship on February 18.

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