The Bulldogs scored eight unanswered runs to clinch a win over the Tigers
LA Tech and Rice will wrap up the series at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Reckling Park in Houston
The Owls scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to take Game 1 of the series
LA Tech has won eight of its last 10 games with the win over the Demons tonight
The series finale is set to begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #1 Hawai'i in the WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
#3 Louisiana Tech vs. #6 New Mexico State in the 2011 WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
2014: Started in 47 of the 48 games he appeared in as a junior outfielder for LA Tech ... Posted a .260 batting average, which ranked sixth among his Bulldog teammates ... Totaled six doubles, one triple, a home run and 13 runs batted in ... Led all Bulldog hitters with 24 walks in 2014 ... Had the fourth most hits on the team with 44 over the course of the season ... Recorded 11 multiple-hit games, the third most on LA Tech's team, to go along with two multiple-RBI games this season ... Opened the 2014 season on a six-game hitting streak and also enjoyed a nine-game reached base streak over the course of the season ... Successfully stole four bases in seven attempts ... Had a career day at the plate after going 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, one walk, two RBI and two runs on March 21 versus Old Dominion ... Recorded three outfield assists in 2014 to help lead the Bulldogs to a No. 3 ranking nationally with 21 outfield assists as a team.
2013: Appeared in 40 games this season and started 16 as an outfielder for the Bulldogs ... Hit .153 on the season with a double, two triples, 13 runs and 14 walks ... Put together a 2-for-4 performance with a triple in a 4-3 victory over UALR at home ... Scored two runs May 5 vs. CSU Bakersfield with a 1-for-3 effort at the plate and his second triple of the season ... Walked two times in a game twice this season; Feb. 16 at UT Arlington and March 5 at Baylor ... Successfully stole his first base of the season May 4 vs. CSU Bakersfield ... Led all Bulldog hitters with two triples and posted a .315 on base percentage for the season.
2012: Did not see action.
2011: Played in 38 games, starting 24 as an outfielder... Hit .321 with one home run, eight RBI, 18 walks, five stolen bases and a .459 on base percentage... Tallied his first career start at DH at McNeese State (2/26) and picked up his first career hit... Broke up Matthew Reckling's no-hit bid with a single down the left field line in seventh inning at No. 25 Rice (3/20)... Tallied two hits, three walks and an RBI at Grambling State (3/23)... Started at DH at Hawai'i (4/18) and tallied his first career double... Was 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI in Tech's 5-4 win at SJSU (4/22)... Was 2-for-3 with two runs scored in Tech's 3-2 loss at SJSU (4/22)... Extended his hitting streak to five-straight games with a 2-for-2 performance at the plate against Grambling State (4/26)... Went 4-for-4 with an RBI in Tech's win at Northwestern State (4/27)... Hit safely in seven-straight appearances in the plate from April 23-April 27... Had his seven-game hitting streak snapped against Nevada (4/30)... Hit his first career home run off of the scoreboard in right field in Tech's win against UT Arlington (5/3)... Drove in two runs in a two-hit game vs. Mississippi Valley St. (5/11)... Singled twice at Sacramento St. (5/22).
High School: Lettered three years at Ruston HS... Had a career .400 batting average with 10 home runs... As a sophomore for the Bearcats earned second team All-District and All-Lincoln Parish honors... Named first team All-District, All-Lincoln Parish and All-Northeast Louisiana as a junior and senior... Member of Little League World Series Big League division Southwest Regional championship team in 2008 and 2009... Big League World Series Appearances in 2008 and 2009... Three year letterwinner in football for the Bearcarts... Starting quarterback his senior year.
Personal: Son of Greg and Liz Johnson... Has one older brother, Justin and a younger sister, Hannah... Born September 25, 1991 in Ruston, La.