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Career: Enters 2016 tied for second in school history with .33 aces per set ... 65 total career aces tied for 14th all-time at Ohio State.
2015 (Sophomore Season): AVCA All-America honorable mention and Second Team All-MIVA selection ... ranked fourth in the MIVA and 10th nationally with .43 aces per set ... also slotted in MIVA top-20 for points (3.70; 9th), kills (3.01; 12th) and attacking efficiency (.257; t-18th) ... the .43 aces/set rate and 43 total aces are ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, all-time at OSU for a single season ... added 123 digs (1.24/set) and 45 blocks (6s, 39a) while starting all 28 matches played ... produced double-digit points in 20 matches, including a 20-kill explosion at Grand Canyon (2/27) ... blasted five aces in a sweep at Lindenwood (4/3) ... an Academic All-Big Ten, MIVA Academic All-Conference and OSU Scholar-Athlete selection.
2014 (Freshman Season): Played in all 27 matches, making 21 starts ... led the team with 22 service aces and ranked 17th in the MIVA with .22 aces per set ... totaled 196 kills (2.00/set), 136 digs (1.39/set) and 30 blocks (.31/set) ... recorded a double-double at Long Beach State (3/14) with 11 kills and 11 digs ... reached double digits in kills nine times and in digs twice ... accounted for 10 or more points in 13 of 14 matches from Feb. 5-Mar. 28 with 9.5 points in the other contest ... a MIVA Academic All-Conference and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree.
Prior to Ohio State: Two-year starter for coach Mark Brubaker at La Costa Canyon High School ... two-time All-CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) first team selection ... guided team to the 2013 CIF title ... squad finished second in the state in 2013 ... team's Most Valuable Player honoree ... first team Union Tribune and All-San Diego ... also played for the Coast Volleyball Club coached by Ted Summer-Torres and Travis Lee ... earned the bronze medal at the 2013 Junior Nationals.
Personal: Son of Chad Johnson and Lisa Zeno ... has two sisters, Hannah and Stella ... majoring in environment, economy, development and sustainability.
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