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Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Princeton, N.J.

High School:
The Huhn School of Princeton

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Forward/Defender

Birthdate:
01/22/1984

Experience:
2L



IN 2003: Started eight of the 15 games he appeared in ... scored two points resulting from one goal ... took nine shots on the season ... scored his only goal of the season in Virginia's 4-1 victory against Alabama A&M (10/4) ... appeared in all three games for Virginia in the NCAA Tournament against Seton Hall (11/21), #3 Wake Forest (11/26) and Creighton (11/30), and started in the WFU match ... appeared in UVa's match against #2 Maryland to help the Cavaliers claim the ACC Championship (11/16) ... started both games in the Virginia Soccer Classic (8/29 - 8/31) ... took a season-high five shots in Virginia's 4-1 victory over Alabama A&M (10/4) ... lettered.

IN 2002: Recorded 827 minutes of playing time after starting three of the 20 games he appeared in ... scored six points resulting from two goals and two assists ... finished second on the team for most points (six) by a first-year and for most goals scored (two) ... recorded his first collegiate goal (a header off of Rob Wright's corner kick) and added an assist in Virginia's 5-2 victory over Liberty (10/16) ... recorded his first collegiate point when he assisted Phillip Long on his first collegiate goal in UVa's 4-0 victory over N.C. State (9/28) ... scored a goal in Virginia's 6-0 shutout victory over Temple (11/8) ... made his first collegiate start and appearance in UVa's 3-2 victory over #25 Kentucky (8/30) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... took a season-high five shots in Virginia's 5-0 shutout victory over Hartwick (10/4) ... started both games for UVa in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... played against VCU (9/6) and Penn State (9/8) in the Maryland/FILA Classic ... appeared in his first ACC contest against #13 Wake Forest (9/14) ... lettered.

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the U.S. Under-17 National Team and is a U.S. Under-20 National Team pool player ... earned three letters in soccer (1998, 2001-02) for coach Rob Myslik at the Hun School of Princeton where he was a two-time NSCAA All-American and a two-time Parade All-American selection ... a three-time All-Mercer County, All-State Prep A and an All-Conference MAPL League choice ... received the Rafael Jordan Memorial honor at the IMC Academies ... two-time varsity point guard for the basketball team (1998-99) for coach J Goodell ... was also a member of the Hun School of Princeton's state championship varsity track team ... earned the Student Athlete of the Year award.

PERSONAL: Born on January 22, 1984 in Princeton, N.J. ... son of Charline Johnson ... chose Virginia for its academics and athletics ... also recruited by North Carolina, Wake Forest, Rutgers and Furman ... plans to start his own business and play pro soccer following graduation ... enjoys collecting old coins and money ... nickname is P.J. ... has a sister, Dana.