Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Euclid, Ohio

High School:
St. Ignatius

Last College:
Cleveland State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

04/19/2012

Miami Starts MAC East Play Friday vs. Bowling Green

RedHawks welcome alumni back to campus for three-game set

04/17/2012

Miami Continues Homestand vs. Dayton

RedHawks look to snap slide at home against the Flyers

03/22/2012

Baseball Opens MAC Slate at Eastern Michigan

RedHawks, Eagles meet for first time since 2009

03/19/2012

Local Rivals Miami, Xavier Face off in Home-and-Home Series

RedHawks, Musketeers meet Tuesday in Cincy, Wednesday in Oxford

03/13/2012

Miami Opens 2012 Home Schedule with Series against Canisius

Contests Tuesday and Wednesday start five-game homestand

A transfer from Cleveland State after the Vikings dropped the program... will have one season of eligibility remaining.

2011 (at Cleveland State): A first-team All-Horizon League selection... started 51 games in centerfield... led the Vikings in seven offensive categories -- hits (57), doubles (16), home runs (three), RBI (28) and total bases (84)... his .404 slugging percentage led the team and he also took the most at bats (203) of any CSU player... also led the team in fielding percentage (.982) and recorded 154 putouts, the third-highest total on the squad... became CSU's career leader in triples and stolen bases... hit his 11th triple in an 8-4 win over Milwaukee on April 15... with 18 stolen bases, he raised his total to 47.

2010 (at Cleveland State): Started 54 games in center field... was second in the Horizon League in stolen bases, taking 18 bases in 22 attempts... finished third on the team in batting average (.304)... was second on the team with 72 hits (15th-most in the conference), including 16 doubles and a team-high four triples... had a team-leading 237 at-bats, scoring 44 runs...totaled 167 putouts, including a season-high seven at Butler (5/22).

2009 (at Cleveland State): Made 51 appearances with 48 starts in the outfield... ended his freshman season leading the team in doubles (13) and triples (6), which also tied the CSU single-season record... was second on the team with 63 hits. leading to a .307 batting average... also led the Horizon League in triples and was fourth in steal attempts with 17... converted 11 out of the 17 steal attempts... recorded his first collegiate hit and first RBI during his first start at Georgia State (2/21)... tallied his first home run against Case Western Reserve (3/29) when he went 3-for-5 at the plate with two runs and two RBI... had a career high three hits in five different games.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time baseball letterwinner at St. Ignatius... part of a team that was state-runner up and made a final four appearance in the state tournament... batted .360 with seven doubles, four triples, five homers and 31 RBI as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 3, 1989 in Cleveland, Ohio...son of Jim and Karen Johnson...has one brother, Victor, and three sisters, Lyndsey, Sammy and Melissa... business major.

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