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Johnson Named MPSF/KAP7 Player of the Week

Mar 16, 2021

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WOODLAND, Calif. -- UCLA junior Ava Johnson (Walnut Creek, CA/Las Lomas HS) has been named the MPSF/KAP7 Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Johnson tied for team-high honors with four goals in the Bruins' two MPSF wins over previously unbeaten No. 6 California (Mar. 13-14).

She opened with one goal on three shots in the 11-5 win in the first game, also registering three drawn exclusions and one steal. In game two the next day, she scored a game-high-tying three goals on five shots and drew six exclusions, while adding another steal in UCLA's 9-8 win.

For the week, Johnson scored a team-high-tying four goals on eight shots and drew nine exclusions, and collected two steals.

This is the third career MPSF weekly award for Johnson, previously recognized twice as a newcomer in 2019.

Others Nominated: Sarah Klass (STAN); Mireia Guiral (USC).