Bucknell Baseball BIO
6 Luke Johnson
2018 (Senior): Named to Preseason All-Patriot League Team ... only Bucknell player to start all 45 times ... played the first 20 games at shortstop before moving over to second base ... second on the team with a .294 batting average and led the squad in hits (48) and at-bats (163) ... had the fewest strikeouts (18) among all Bison regulars ... slugged .387 and had a .367 on-base percentage ... second on the team with 25 RBIs, one behind Evan Klugerman ... had a streak of 20 straight games reaching base ... logged 14 multi-hit games, including a 4-for-5 performance to spark an 11-1 win over Villanova ... had three-hit games against Massachusetts and Holy Cross ... went 11-for-19 over a four-game stretch vs. Villanova and UMass on Spring Break ... hit .333 with runners in scoring position and hit .375 against lefties ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2017 (Junior): Second Team All-Patriot League shortstop ... appeared in 47 games ... started 46 times ... made 34 starts at shortstops ... 12 starts at second base ... hit .282 with three home runs, 27 RBIs and 24 runs scored ... typically hit fifth in the lineup ... went 13-31 (.419) against lefties ... 12 multi-hit games ...finished the season on a five-game hitting streak ... went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and one run scored in a win at Davidson ... went 4-for-5 in a victory over Massachusetts ... started every game and hit .296 in Patriot League weekend series ... first collegiate homerun was a grandslam in a 16-14 loss to Army ... recorded home runs at Holy Cross and Navy ... started every game of the Patriot League Tournament ... hit .310 (18-for-58) with runners in scoring position.
2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in 38 games ... started 28 times ... split time at shortstop with Mark Powell, making 23 starts at the position ... also started four times at third base and once at DH ... hit .183 with 11 RBIs and 11 runs scored ... four multi-hit games ... had a season-best five-game hitting streak from April 2 to April 9 ... was 6-for-18 (.333) during that streak ... started all three games of Patriot League Semifinal Series ... was 2-for-9 with three RBIs during the series ... started 15 of team's 23 games against Patriot League opponents.
2015 (Freshman): Appeared in seven games with three starts ... two starts at third base and one at shortstop ... first career hit came in February win vs. Buffalo ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Graduated from Lake Forest High School in 2014 … earned two letters in baseball … was two-year team captain … all-conference … Coaches Award … Sportsmanship Award … Top Tier Award … team had the third-most wins in school history in 2014.
Personal: Luke David Johnson … born July 2, 1996 in Waukesha, Wisconsin … son of Paul and Hallie Johnson … has one older brother, Perry … father was a member of the baseball, football, and ski teams at Worcester Polytechnic Institute … brother played golf at University of Redlands for two years … majoring in economics.
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