2004: Was on the team as a walk-on, but did not see action in any matches ... Named to the Dean's List in both the fall and spring, maintaining her perfect 4.0 grade point average ... One of three student-athletes named the Western Carolina Scholar Athlete of the Year, joining women's golfer Erika Danford and baseball's Jeremy Ellenburg.
2003: Attended Western, but did not participate in volleyball. High School: A co-captain on the squad, she led North Gwinnett in kills during her senior campaign with 164, adding a .615 attack percentage ... Received the Coaches Award in 2002, along with her team's Ace Award (46 total) and Best Passer Award (218 digs, .849 passing percentage) ... Was also the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award in the same year ... Was named the team's Most Improved Player in both her sophomore and junior seasons ... Played for the Vertical One Volleyball Club for three years with current Catamount teammate, Andrea Smith ... Named the MVP of the 2002 16S squad ... Was the Salutatorian of her graduating class in 2003 and a recipient of the Patron of Quality Scholarship from Western Carolina ... Was a member of the Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta National Honor Society, for which she was the Historian during her senior year, and was a sophomore and junior class representative with her school's Student Council.
Personal: Full name is Diana Genevieve Johnson ... Daughter of Paul and Patti Johnson ... Majoring in interior design, with a minor in psychology.