Jayda Johnston

#41 Jayda Johnston

Pos. F
Ht. 6-0
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Roseville, Minn.
High School (Prev. School) Roseville Area

2022-23: Appeared in all 30 games off the bench, averaging 15.4 minutes/game ... scored 3.8 points/game and grabbed 1.6 rebounds/game ... led team in scoring twice and scored in double figures three times ... set then-career highs with six points and three rebounds in 19 minutes off the bench Nov. 21 against UAB ... scored five points and grabbed five offensive rebounds Nov. 27 at Northwestern ... hit first career 3-pointer as part of five-point effort Dec. 2 against Bowling Green ... matched then-career best with six points and grabbed three rebounds in 25 minutes off the bench Dec. 7 versus Western Michigan ... surpassed her previous career high in scoring in the first half at Western Illinois Dec. 9 ... finished with a team-best 16 points (7-12 FG) against the Leathernecks while also grabbing four rebounds ... finished with nine points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and two assists Jan. 19 at UNI ... recorded seven points and four rebounds at Drake Jan. 21 ... went a perfect 5-of-5 from the floor in a team-best 14-point effort, all of which came after halftime and 13 in the third quarter alone, Jan. 27 against Illinois State ... connected on layups on back-to-back possessions early in the fourth quarter of Jan. 29 win over Bradley and also pulled down three rebounds ... hit both her field goal attempts for four points and set career high with three assists against UIC Feb. 1 ... scored four points and grabbed a pair of rebounds in Feb. 23 win at Bradley ... reached double figures with 10 points (4-7 FG) and also tallied three rebounds Feb. 25 at Illinois State.

2021-22: Saw action in four games, playing 12 minutes ... made season debut at Western Michigan Nov. 29, grabbing a rebound in five minutes of action ... made first career basket as part of six-minute stint in MVC Tournament quarterfinal versus UNI March 11, finishing with three points and one rebound.

2020-21: Appeared in five games in her debut season at Valpo, playing 10 minutes ... played four and a half minutes in Dec. 12 win over Western Michigan in debut, grabbing a rebound ... scored first career point on free throw at Drake March 5 and also recorded a rebound.

Prep: A five-year letterwinner for the Raiders ... two-time Honorable Mention All-State honoree ... scored over 1,000 points in her prep career ... helped team win sectional title in 2018 and finish in fourth place in the state ... named to the All-State Tournament Team that year ... three-time All-Conference honoree ... played AAU basketball for North Tartan.

Personal: Daughter of Amanda Adams and Joe Johnston ... major is nursing.