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Vanessa Johnston
Vanessa Johnston

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
DeLaSalle HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward/Defender


HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-time All-Conference honoree (2009-2012) • Helped her team become DeLaSalle's first-ever section finalists in 2012 • DeLaSalle Soccer Focus, Effort and Commitment Award • Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week • Star Tribune Athlete of the Week and Hardware Hank Nuts and Bolts Athlete of the Week • DeLaSalle Varsity Captain • Four-time varsity letterwinner in soccer • Also letter in Track and Field • MN State Track & Field State Qualifier for the triple jump • National Honor Society • Four-year Honor Roll member • Received Athletic-Academic Gold Award.

CLUB/ODP:
Played for Minnesota Thunder Academy • 2011-12 ECNL National Flight B Finalists • 2011-12 ECNL Flight B League 7th place • Currently in 5th place of the 2012-13 ECNL Midwest Conference • Member of the Minnesota State Olympic Development Program from 2010 to 2012 • Regional camp qualifier.

PERSONAL:
Daughter of Katie Johnston-Goodstar • Has one sibling, Jessee (20) • Born April 28, 1995 • Plans to major in American Indian Studies and Kinesiology.

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