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Will  Johnson
Austin, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185





VU lands 76 on Spring Academic Honor Roll

Grades are based on 2011 summer, fall and 2012 spring terms.


VU lands 76 on Spring Academic Honor Roll

Grades are based on 2011 summer, fall and 2012 spring terms.


Baseball Season Outlook - Part Two

Infield, Outfield & Designated Hitter

Career Game Highs
Hits: *1, last 4/3 vs. UT-Martin
RBI: 1, 3/8/11 vs. Wofford
Strikeouts: *1, last 4/3 vs. UT-Martin
Stolen Bases:

Coach Corbin Quote: Will is coming off a great summer where he was selected as an NECBL All-Star. He didn't see a lot of playing time for us last year, but now comes into 2012 looking to make an impact. He has a nice swing and has the ability to be a quality all-around offensive player. He's versatile enough to play several outfield and infield positions as well.

2012 - Singled for his first hit of the season against UT-Martin 4/3... Lined out to right field in his first at-bat of 2012 against Siena 3/13.

2011 - As a pinch hitter against LSU 4/22 he struck out... Struck out as a pinch hitter against Tennessee Tech 3/22... Grounded out as a pinch hitter against Mississippi State 3/20... Singled in a run in his first collegiate at-bat against Wofford 3/8... SUMMER BALL - Was a New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Star hitting .298 in 39 games with five home runs, 22 runs and 22 RBI.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered in baseball (3) and football (2) at Westwood High School in Austin, TX... His 2009 football team went to the Texas 5A State Playoffs... First team All-District baseball 2009-10... 2010 Austin Area All-Star Team... 2009 ESPN Rise All-Austin/San Antonio Team... 2009 Westwood HS Baseball Offensive MVP... 2008 Westwood HS Baseball Newcomer of the Year... Second team All-District Football 2008-09... Holds the Westwood HS record number of touchdowns in a single game... 2010 Scholar Athlete, Austin Area, National Football Foundation... Academic All-District Football 2008-09... Captained the baseball team his senior year... Member of National Honor Society, Student Council and Student Council Parlimentarian... Prep teammates playing Division I sports: Jordan Williamson (Stanford football), Alex Freeman (Texas A&M football), Estevan Uriegas (Texas A&M baseball), Chase Griesbach (Texas Tech baseball) and Tony Bryant (signed with the St. Louis Cardinals)... Played summer ball for Austin Slam Baseball.

ACADEMICS - Johnson is a undecided on a major at Vanderbilt and was on the SEC Academic Honor Roll as a freshman.

PERSONAL - William Corrigan Johnson III... Born 8/5/92... Son of Tammy and Corry Johnson... Has one brother, Ben... Favorites include Dustin Pedroia and Brett Favre (athletes), Oceans Eleven (movie), SportsCenter (TV show), George Clooney and Sandra Bullock (actor/actress), Prime Rib (meal), Drake (musician) and Popcorn (late night snack)... If he was not an athlete at VU he would be a Formula 1 race car driver... Lists his most memorable athletic moment as hitting two wall-bangers off Taylor Jungmann (University of Texas) in one game as a high school sophomore... Chose Vanderbilt because it's the only university in the nation ranked in the Top 20 for baseball and academics, with the best coaching staff in college baseball.

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