Marissa Johnson
Marissa Johnson
Height: 5-6
Year: First Year
Hometown: Norwell, Mass.
High School: Norwell
Major: Nutrition

2016-17 Season: Played in all 17 dual matches for the Sharks, playing primarily at number three singles and second doubles ... Named Great Northeast Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for the week of September 19-25 ... Made her collegiate debut on September 1 vs. Roger Williams University in the first dual match ever played on Daly Courts ... Posted a 5-12 mark in singles play and was 8-12 in doubles action ... Excelled in doubles play vs. conference opponents, registering a 5-1 mark, while owning a 3-2 singles record vs. GNAC foes ... Earned her first collegiate victory in an 8-3 doubles win at second doubles at University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) on September 17 ... Recorded her first collegiate singles win with a 6-0, 6-0 decision at number three vs. Suffolk University on September 20 Went 4-1 in singles action during a five-match stretch from September 20 to October 10 ... Turned in a five-match win streak in doubles play from October 7-14, including a pair of victories in the New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament ... Helped Simmons to a 5-2 victory over Suffolk in the GNAC Championship Tournament Semifinals with an 8-1 win at number two doubles ... Dropped one or fewer games in four singles wins.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in tennis and earned a letter in soccer for Norwell High School ... Named a South Shore League Tennis All-Star by the Boston Globe following her junior and senior campaigns for the Clippers ... Chosen a Captain for NHS tennis in each of her final two seasons ... Helped the Clippers to three straight SSL Tennis Championships ... Member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Arabic Honor Society at Norwell High ... Earned the Academic Excellence Award in Mathematics and the Judges Award for Advanced Placement Art at NHS ... Member of the Book Club and the Arabic, Spanish, French Club at Norwell High School ... Volunteered for American Field Service Corp ... Born May 27, 1998 ... Majoring in Nutrition at Simmons ... Daughter of Dina and Jeffrey Johnson ... Enjoys golf, art and food.