UNCG Women’s Basketball Signs Johnson for 2024-25 Season

UNCG Women’s Basketball Signs Johnson for 2024-25 Season

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women’s basketball team and Head Coach Trina Patterson welcomed Tasia Johnson on signing day this past Wednesday, Nov. 8.

“We are excited to have Tasia join our women’s basketball program”, said Patterson. “Tasia is a tremendous play maker with exceptional scoring and leadership ability.”

Johnson will transfer to UNCG as a junior, coming from Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Fla. She has been the starting point guard for the Falcons last year and this season with an overall average of nine points per-game.

In addition, during her freshman season she earned the title of Dan Olsen’s No. 5 Point Guard in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

The Greenwood, Mo., native, also had a stellar high school career at Lee’s Summit West. Johnson started as the point guard for all four years, finished her high school career as the all-time leader in steals, steals in a game, field-goal percentage and made three-pointers. In addition, she currently stands as the third all-time leading scorer in the school’s history.

Johnson was named Lee’s Summit West MVP her senior year, All-State two years and earned the title of Junior NBA US and World Champion in 2018.

She plans to continue her collegiate career at UNCG with the Spartans in the 2024-25 season.

Courtesy of Emma White
Strategic Communications Coordinator
UNC Greensboro