Nov. 18, 2008
AUBURN, Ala. - Jenn Johnson has been voted to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Women's Soccer Second Team, it was announced on Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America. This is the second straight season that the senior defender has been named to the second team, a first in Auburn soccer history.
A defender from Loganville, Ga., Johnson has a perfect 4.0 GPA while majoring in psychology while also pursuing a minor in criminology. A permanent fixture on the Auburn backline, she started all 84 games that Auburn played in over the last four seasons, amassing two goals and seven assists. She helped Auburn to three straight NCAA Tournament berths, including a host spot this season, and SEC West Championships in 2006 and 2008.
Johnson was one of just three players from District IV to be named to any of the three teams and one of just two SEC players to make any the three teams.
Johnson's selection marks the fourth for an Auburn player as Dawn Dunbar (1997) and Erin Hinson (2003) join her selection from the 2007 season as the only in program history.