#2 Paige Johnson

L/DS | Sophomore | 5-6 | Pleasant Hill, Mo. | Pleasant Hill

2018 | Sophomore

Appeared in 27 matches with one start against North Dakota State (9/1)…recorded 19 assists and 13 service aces…tied her career-high three aces against Missouri (9/23)…recorded 149 digs in 92 sets for a 1.62 digs/set average…had a .961 service percentage and a .950 reception percentage.

2017 | Freshman
Played in 104 sets with six starts during freshman campaign…seven matches with five or more digs including a career-high 11 digs in back-to-back matches against Auburn (Oct. 1) and Ole Miss (Oct. 6)…had 14 aces including three against Oral Roberts (Sept. 5)…one of six players with at least 10 aces.

Before Arkansas
Johnson was a four-year starter for Pleasant Hill (Mo.) High School where she was an all-state performer as a junior and senior, in addition to being a three-time all-region selection. Following a third-place finish in 2015, Johnson helped the Chicks to a state runner-up finish during her senior campaign with 10 digs in the Class 3A title match. Johnson played club with Performance Volleyball out of Overland Park, Kan. She also earned a letter as a member of the PHHS track and field team.

Paige is the daughter Tom and Beth Johnson, and has two older brothers, Luke and Nick. Her father was a college student-athlete, playing baseball at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Johnson is planning to enroll in the Walton College of Business at Arkansas.