Jay Johnson

Jay Johnson


Crestview Hills, Ky.

High School:
Dixie Heights

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190




2004...named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First-Team...led XU in batting average (.326), slugging percentage (.479), on-base percentage (.391), runs scored (32), hits (62), RBIs (23), doubles (11), home runs (6), total bases (91), and stolen bases (13)...was the only player to start all 54 games...carried an 11-game hitting streak from Mar.7 to Mar. 27 and batted .400 (16-40) over that period...had 19 multi-hit games...recorded a team-high six outfield assists and a .991 fielding percentage

2003...an Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference selection...led the team in batting (.333), hits (66) and stolen bases (19) while ranking second in RBIs (30) and third in doubles (9)...led the team with 20 multiple hit games and 10 multiple RBIs games...his seven game hitting streak from Mar. 31 to Apr. 12 was the third longest on the team...he also ended the year with a five game hitting streak...was 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI against cross-town rival Cincinnati on Apr. 30...led the Musketeers with four outfield assists

2002...named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team...voted Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year... garnered National Player of the Week honors (Mar. 25) along with being named A-10 Pitcher of the Week (Mar. 25) and A-10 Rookie of the Week (Mar. 25 and Apr. 1)...offensively, struck out only nine times in 195 plate appearances for the fifth best ratio in the nation...hit safely in 18 of his final 21 games...collected first career hit on Feb. 15 vs. Furman...had 18 multi-hit games, including a four-hit effort vs. Temple (Mar. 31)...on the mound, pitched six perfect innings on Mar. 24 vs. Rhode Island to preserve the first no-hitter at Xavier since 1988

HIGH SCHOOL...led the team with a .474 batting average as a senior...led Dixie Heights to a 24-10 record and the top ranking in Northern Kentucky for most of the season...MVP of Foothills Classic Championship team

PERSONAL...a communications major...Born December 19, 1982 in Covington, KY....parents are Mike and Linda Johnson...has one brother, Chase