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Jonathan Johnson
Jonathan Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakewood, Calif.

High School:
Lakewood HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
INF

Experience:
3V

B/T:
L/R



05/14/2013

Final Midweek Brings UC Santa Barbara to Page Wednesday

LMU will host UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

05/01/2013

Lions Open Crucial WCC Series with BYU Thursday

LMU will host a three-game WCC series against BYU starting on Thursday at 3 p.m.

04/30/2013

Lions Travel to Long Beach for Final Regular Season Road Contest Tuesday

LMU will conclude the road portion of the regular season on Tuesday.

04/25/2013

Lions Head to Portland for WCC Series

LMU will conclude the road portion of the WCC schedule this weekend at Portland.

04/06/2011

LMU Baseball vs. UC Irvine - March 19, 2011

LMU Baseball vs. UC Irvine - March 19, 2011 Photos by Scott Cunningham

03/21/2011

LMU Baseball vs. San Diego State - March 15, 2011

LMU Baseball vs. San Diego State - March 15, 2011

03/07/2011

LMU Baseball vs. Nevada - 2-26-11

LMU Baseball vs. Nevada - 2-26-11

09/15/2010

LMU Baseball vs. Saint Mary's - May 2, 2010

LMU Baseball vs. Saint Mary's - May 2, 2010

09/15/2010

LMU Baseball vs. San Francisco - April 23, 2010

LMU Baseball vs. San Francisco - April 23, 2010

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BRIEFLY
Jonathan Johnson is in his fourth season with LMU baseball... enters the season tied for second in the LMU All-Time Record Book for triples in a career with 16, just three shy of the school record held by Bob Sheldon... shares the LMU single-season record for triples with nine in 2010... named first team All-West Coast Conference in 2009...

AT LMU
2010... emerged as one of the team-leaders in 2010... hit .315 with 59 runs scored, 14 doubles, nine triples and a home run... drew 25 walks and 16 hit-by-pitches while also stealing 10 bases... recorded 24 RBI serving as LMU's leadoff hitter in every game of the season... slugged .483 and reached base at a .420 clip... notched 14 multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI games... named WCC Player of the Week on two occasions, including March 9 and May 3... garnered Dairy Queen Classic All-Tournament team recognition after helping LMU to win the Championship... recorded a hit in seven consecutive at bats, and reached base safely in nine straight plate appearances from February 20 to February 21... recorded a season-best four hits on three occasions, including finishing 4-for-4 with a season-high four runs scored, two triples, a double, a walk and three RBI versus Saint Mary's on April 30... connected on a leadoff home run against UC Irvine on February 20... hit safely in 11 straight games from February 20 through March 12... batted .435 with 11 runs scored, four doubles, four triples, a home run, two walks, three stolen bases and five RBI over the span... tripled in three straight games from March 6 to March 12, and posted an extra-base hit in five straight from March 2 to March 12... finished the season tied for second in the LMU All-Time Record Book for triples in a career with 16, just three shy of the school record held by Bob Sheldon... the nine triples in 2010 sit tied for first in the single-season books, matching the mark set by Dan Henry in 1975... finished the year ranked in the top-three of 10 offensive categories for LMU, including first in on-base percentage, runs, triples, hit by pitches and stolen bases... led the WCC in triples while ranking third in runs, tied for sixth in stolen bases, eighth in hits, 10th in on-base percentage, and tied for 19th in batting average... ended the year ranked seventh in the nation in triples, 11th in triples per game, 82nd in hit by pitches and 91st in hit by pitches per game... batted .277 with 24 runs scored, eight doubles, three triples and 10 RBI in WCC games alone... drew 12 walks and stole one base in conference play... in WCC games alone, placed tied for first in triples, third in runs, tied for fourth in walks and tied for seventh in doubles... hit safely in 44 of the 56 games, and was held hitless in back-to-back games just once... batted .343 against right-handed pitching... hit .338 with runners on base... managed a .415 average when leading off an inning...

2009... garnered All-West Coast Conference first team honors after a stellar sophomore campaign... started all 59 games for the Lions at second base... batted .305 with seven triples, 10 doubles, a home run, 41 runs scored, 25 walks, a team-best six stolen bases, 11 hit-by-pitches and 24 RBI... walked a total of four times in a game against Holy Cross on February 28... that mark tied the LMU individual game record for that category for the seventh time in LMU history... seven triples ranked second in the WCC and 10th in the nation... triples mark also placed him tied for fourth in the LMU record books for a single season... averaged .12 triples per game, good for 29th in the nation... 11 hit-by-pitches placed tied for second on the team... walks mark ranked ninth in the WCC and third on the team... posted 17 multiple-hit games and six-multiple-RBI games... in conference games alone, batted .375 with 16 runs scored, five doubles, three triples, a home run and 12 RBI... led the WCC in triples during conference play, and placed fifth in batting average... 30 hits in WCC contests placed eighth, while three stolen bases ranked 10th... hits mark also put him second on the team in that category... slugged .550 and reached base at a .433 clip while swiping three bags on the bases in WCC games alone... led the team in WCC play with six hit-by-pitches... hit safely in 17 of 21 conference games, including posting eight multiple-hit games... notched his best day on April 9 versus San Francisco, finishing a perfect 5-for-5, before batting 4-for-4 against then-No. 3 UC Irvine on April 13... five hits were a career high... had a stellar stretch of 10 games from April 3-17, batting .500 with 10 runs scored, four doubles, four triples, three walks, a stolen base, 32 total bases and five RBI over the span... slugged .800 and reached base at a .556 clip, helping guide LMU to a 7-3 record in those games... hit safely in six consecutive games from March 15-22... scored a career-high four runs against Holy Cross on February 28... drove in a career-best three runs against Fresno State on March 22... belted his first career home run on April 24 at Saint Mary's... batted .312 against right-handed pitchers and .337 with runners on base... reached base at a .418 clip when leading-off an inning... hit .300 with runners in scoring position and .300 with two outs in an inning... collected nine two-out RBI, including five in WCC play alone... hit .400 against lefties and .371 against righties from the WCC... notched a .395 average with runners on base in conference games... was 11-for-24 (.458) when leading-off an inning and 11-for-27 (.407) with two outs during conference play...

2008... batted .281 in 46 games played and 30 starts as a freshman... tallied 19 runs, three doubles and eight RBI... notched a season-high three hits against Santa Clara on May 2... recorded a season-best two RBI at Portland on March 29... hit safely in seven consecutive games from April 8 to April 19... amassed six multiple-hit games...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2007 graduate of Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Calif... earned three varsity letters for coach Spud O'Neil... was a three-time team captain and two-time All-League selection... batted .446 with one home run, 16 RBI, a .524 on-base percentage, nine triples and 37 runs scored as a senior... a member of the 2003 Heartwell Pony World Series Champions...

PERSONAL
Jonathan Russell Johnson was born October 27, 1988 in Lakewood, Calif... son of Linda and Russell Johnson... father played football in college... has a brother and a sister, Jeffery and Reanna... a sociology major.

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