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April 13, 2017
New York City

Niya Johnson

College/Country: Baylor
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8
Birthdate: 10/14/1993
Birthplace: Gainesville, FL
High School: P.K. Yonge Development Research School

Ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in D-I asst/turnover ratio in 2014, ’15, and ’16.  Is No. 5 all-time in D-I career assts and one of only five D-I women to record 900 assists and 500 rebounds (T.Penicheiro,  TJohnson, C.Vandersloot, T.Freil).  Big 12 and Baylor career asst. leader.  2015-16: One of five Lieberman Award finalists as nation’s top point guard. All-America Hon. Mention (AP). Led D-I in assts (one shy of her Big 12 record the prior season); and in assts/game. In back-to-back games, had Big 12-record 19 assts vs. McNeese St., 18 vs. ORU. 2014-15: Lieberman Award Finalist after ranking No. 1 nationally in assts/game, No. 2 in assist/turnover ratio; All-America Hon. Mention (WBCA); All-Big 12 First Team. Set Big 12 and Baylor season assist mark; topped her own Big 12 single-season assist/turnover record.  2013-14: All-Big 12 Hon. Mention; No. 1 nationally in assist/turnover ratio (4.0). PREP: Won two state championships. MISC: Graduated Aug. 2015; pursuing graduate degree in sport pedagogy. Father, Boderick, is an asst women’s coach at Palm Beach Atlantic Univ.

Career Statistics

ppg
5.3
stl
1.3
reb
3.8
blk
0.2
ast
6.8
fg%
41%