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Princeton's Ashleigh Johnson Serves as Last Line of Defense for USA Water Polo in Rio

Ashleigh Johnson’s brother says he taught her everything she knows. She disagrees.

"I definitely didn’t learn how to swim from him," Ashleigh said with a laugh.

Whoever taught her, though, taught her well. Ashleigh is now the goalie for the USA water polo team headed for the Rio Olympics.

The Princeton University student says the team definitely still has some things to work on, but they are ready and excited to compete in Rio.

"I’ll probably burst into tears," her sister said about seeing Johnson in the Opening Ceremony.

As for big brother, he maintains that he is the one who taught Johnson how to play even if she disagrees.

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