Looks to build off her first-team All-MEAC honors this season…She brings a wealth of experience and energy to the A&T volleyball program…She is a great defender and has a tremendous knowledge of the game…She will help anchor the Aggies serve receive again this season… Was trained by one of the best club volleyball coaches in the nation in Debby Yee... That training helped her make an immediate impact on the Division I level...Has great defensive skills, incredible instincts on the court and she possesses a high volleyball IQ…Was named team MVP following her freshman season.
2012 Season: Played in and started all 32 matches and 118 sets as the starting libero…Earned first-team All-MEAC honors, becoming the first A&T player to be named to the conference first team since 2007…Recorded 461 digs with 18 service aces, 47 assists and five kills…Ended the year with 23.0 points…At the end of the regular season, led the MEAC with 461 digs…Ranked fifth in the MEAC and 206th in the nation with 3.91 digs per set…Averaged 4.0 digs per set in conference play only…Her 461 digs is the fourth-best single-season total in program history, and makes her just the fourth Aggie volleyball player to record 400 or more in a season…Led the team with a .853 reception percentage…Posted 29 digs on Aug. 31 against Chicago State…Ended the Coppin State Invitational with 61 digs for an average of 3.81 per set. …Finished the Winthrop Classic Tournament with 61 digs, including 29 against Mercer on Sept. 15…Set a new season-high with 30 digs against N.C. Central on Sept. 28…Had 25 digs in back-to-back matches on Oct. 17 against Norfolk State and on Oct. 23 at The Citadel…Posted double-figure digs over the last seven matches of the season…Posted double-figure dig matches 22 times…Led the team in digs 23 times…Led the team in service aces in five matches.
High School: Played two varsity seasons at Moanalua...Competed with Debby Yee's Jammers Volleyball Club...Helped the Jammers win the 2012 Women's Division A Championship, while earning All-Star Player recognition...Won the 2011 Aloha Region championship as a Jammer, and earned bronze in the Junior Nationals a year earlier...In 2007, Johnson and the Jammers were second place in the North Pacific Junior National Qualifier...Also played varsity basketball.... Was a member of the National Honor Society of High School Scholars, and she graduated cum laude.
Personal: Full name is Ashley Petrice Johnson...She is the daughter of James and Shelia Furmage and Michael Johnson...Has five siblings, Mikela Thoemmes, Michael Johnson Jr., Ethan Furmage, Cameron and Trinity Furmage...Was born on May 15, 1994…Majors in nursing/psychology...Looks forward to a career in nursing.