|Hometown:||Corpus Christi, Texas|
2013-14 (JUNIOR): Earned Honorable Mention All-Southland … played in nine tournaments, posting a 77.44 average … set a new school record with a second-round 67 at the Pat Bradley Invitational … earned three top-10 finishes and one top 5 … earned medalist honors at the UALR Women's Golf Classic, finishing first among 88 competitors … placed second among a field of 89 at the Bob Hurley Auto ORU Shootout … also recorded a top 10 with a ninth place finish at the SHSU Harold Funston Invitational … posted 13 rounds of 75 or lower … placed 15th at the Southland Conference Tournament … registered 55 birdies on the year.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Was a second team All-Southland selection … took part in all nine tournaments and averaged 76.64 strokes per round … that average is the fifth-best in Islanders history … earned medalist honors at the SHSU Harold Funston Invitational … also carded a second-place finish at the Southland Conference Championship and a seventh at the Bob Hurley ORU Shootout … had two other top-20 finishes, a 17th at the Pat Bradley Invitational and an 18th at the Islanders Classic … delivered 15 rounds of 77 or better … matched the school record with a 69 in the opening round of the Funston … three-round total of 214 at the Funston was the second-best in school history … totaled 49 birdies on the year.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Was one of the top freshmen in the Southland Conference … led the team with a 78.18 scoring average over 22 rounds … led the team in par-4 scoring (4.40) and par-5 scoring (5.26) on the season … had three top-13 finishes on the year … had just two rounds over 81 on the season … finished 13th at the Islander Classic with a 231 (75-78-78) … rebounded from a brutal start at the Rio Verde Invitational to post a 73 and 78 in the final two rounds of the event … took 10th at the Bison Invitational, battling the winds to a 156 (79-77) … led the team with a 22nd-place finish at the UALR Women’s Golf Classic with a 225 (78-73-74) … also topped the team, finishing 12th at the Houston Baptist Intercollegiate with a 230 (76-78-76).
HIGH SCHOOL: Won four letters for Anita Sinjlawi at Carroll … was named First Team All-District in both 2009 and 2010 … was the district champion in 5A in both her sophomore and junior seasons … as a senior, won all four tournaments in which she played by at least five strokes … finished 18th out of 115 competitors at regionals in her junior campaign … won the 2010 Starburst Junior Classic and competed in the U.S. Girls Junior Championship … finished first in the South Texas PGA Junior Championship in 2008 … helped Carroll to the 2008 5A District Championship.
PERSONAL: Vanessa Johnson was born on May 6, 1993, in San Diego, Calif. … daughter of Melissa and Andrew Johnson … has two sisters, Isabella and Layla … is undecided regarding her major at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.