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

2019-20 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Second Team for singles play ... Named a Captain ... Posted a combined record of 11-10, including 6-3 in singles action and 5-7 in doubles play ... Played primarily at number two singles within conference assignments, recording a 4-1 record ... Dropped a total of just one set combined in all of her victories this season and put together a four-match win streak from September 2-14 ... Only loss in conference play came in a three-set contest against eventual GNAC Champion Eastern Nazarene College ... Posted a 1-1 record at number one singles ... Surrendered just one game in a 6-0, 6-1 win vs. Suffolk University on September 28.  

2018-19 Season: Tabbed to the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team ... Posted a combined record of 7-22, including a 5-9 singles mark ... Went 3-7 at second singles and won her only singles match at number three ... Won back-to-back singles matches twice during the campaign, including a two-match stretch that saw her drop just three games in a 6-0, 6-0 win at number three singles over Curry College on April 13 and a 6-1, 6-2 decision at fourth singles over Emerson College ... Rebounded from a 6-1 first set defeat to win the next two sets, 6-1, 6-3 to gain a victory at second singles at University of Saint Joseph (Conn.).

2017-18 Season: Named to the GNAC Second Team for doubles play after compiling a 4-2 mark in GNAC doubles action as part of a 10-10 overall record for the season ... Tabbed to the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team ... Posted a 3-3 doubles mark at number one ... Owned a combined record of 16-17 for the year, including 6-7 in singles action and was 5-3 at third singles ... Owned a four-match win streak in singles play from September 9-24 ... Dropped just three games in a 6-2, 6-1 win at Suffolk University on October 14 ... Put together a five-match win streak in doubles action, including all three matches played in the GNAC Championship Tournament ... Posted an 8-4 doubles win over Johnson & Wales University at number two in the GNAC Championship match on October 22.

2016-17 Season: Played in all 17 dual matches for the Sharks, playing primarily at number three singles and second doubles ... Named GNAC 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 ... Tabbed Most Valuable Player following her senior year for Norwell High School tennis ... 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 and Dietetics with a minor in Psychology at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Registered Dietitian ... Daughter of Dina and Jeffrey Johnson ... Serves as the Co-President of Nutrition Liaison ... Earned Dean's List honors at Simmons ... Enjoys golf, art, cooking, watching Netflix, fishing, hiking and spending time with friends and family.