Duke Field Hockey BIO
24 Aileen Johnson
2014: Tabbed to the NFHCA All-America second team, All-South Region first team and All-ACC first team as a junior … Started all 20 contests at midfield, guiding the Blue Devils to the NCAA quarterfinals … Ranked among the top 20 players in the ACC in assists per game and points per game … Led Duke with seven assists on the season and two multiple assist games … Second on the team in points (19) and goals (6) … Tallied two game winners on the year, including in a 1-0 victory over No. 7 Princeton (Sept. 5) … Provided an assist in the Blue Devils’ NCAA first round win over Northwestern (Nov. 15) … Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team, the ACC Academic Honor Roll and the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
2013: Started all 24 contests in the midfield en route to earning the first All-South Region and All-ACC accolades of her career ... Recorded four goals and three assists for 11 points ... Tallied goals against ACC opponents Wake Forest (Oct. 6) and Virginia (Oct. 18), as well as the gamewinner in an overtime victory at Boston College (Oct. 26) ... Contributed an assist in the Blue Devils' NCAA second round victory over UMass (Nov. 17) ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team, the ACC Academic Honor Roll and the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
2012: Saw action in 13 games, starting 12 in her rookie year ... Scored her first career goal against Kent State (Sept. 30) and picked up her first assist in the same game ... Finished the season with a total of three points ... Missed five games due to participation in the 2012 Junior Pan American Games where she helped the United States qualify for the Junior World Cup ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Over the summer, competed on the U.S. Under-21 national squad that finished seventh at the Junior World Cup in Germany ... Tallied one goal in a 6-0 win over Ghana in the international tournament.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner at Shore Regional High School ... Two-time All-American ... Four-time first team All-Shore ... Monmouth County Player of the Year (2011) ... Two-time all-state ... Holds high school record for most goals in single season and most goals in a single game ... Bronze medalist at the Youth Pan American Championship with the U17 United States National Team in Montevideo, Uruguay (2010) ... Competed in Chile as a member of the U19 National Team (2011) ... Competed in a four-game series vs. the English U21 team in England as a member of the U21 National Team (2012).
Personal: Born on Sept. 21, 1993 in Long Branch, N.J. ... Daughter of Stephen and Missy Johnson ... Has one younger sister (Shannon) and two younger brothers (Stephen and Aidan) ... Sister, Shannon, plays field hockey at North Carolina ... Majoring in sociology ... Also pursuing a certificate in Markets & Management Studies.