Chris Johnson Athlete Profile

#3 Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson
Position: Infielder Height: 5-11 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 2003 | 2006-2007 Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA Last School: Laguna Hills High School

Personal

Born in Mission Viejo, Calif., ... parents are Ken and Connie ... father played tennis at BYU and uncle played baseball for Long Beach State ... is an Eagle Scout ... other interests include ping-pong ... served a Church mission to Everett, Washington.

Before BYU

Prepped at Laguna Hills High, where he was coached by Jeff Cecil ... first team all-league ... two time All-Sea View League ... as a junior he was first team all-league and second team All-CIF ... team offensive MVP ... hit the game-winning home run in a CIF playoff game ... batted .407 as a freshman, .423 as a sophomore, and .355 as a senior ... played for the state runner-up Saddle Back Valley Devils where he batted over .350 ... quarterbacked his high school team the last two seasons ... recruited by USC, UC Irvine, Long Beach State, and also received scholarship offers to play quarterback.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO
2003 .000 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 .263 21-12 57 11 15 2 0 1 5 20 4 12
2007 .316 13-3 19 0 6 0 0 0 3 6 0 1



2003 | Redshirt Year

Was on the squad at BYU before serving a mission.

2006 | Freshman Year

Hit the game-tying homer to lead off the ninth-inning as a pinch-hitter in a 10-inning victory over Northern Colorado.

2007 | Sophomore Year

Surgery caused him to miss most of the season.

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