Richie Navari pitched nine innings and allowed just one run in the win
Four LA Tech errors helped Texas A&M to a five-run fourth inning
Game 2 is slated for 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park
The series begins at 6:35 p.m. Friday at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park in College Station
Gopher pitchers held Tech to four hits and just five baserunners on the day
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.
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.