35 Dan Johnson
35 Dan Johnson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wakefield, R.I.
High School: South Kingstown
Previous College: New Haven
Position: RHP
Last School: L/R
CAREER STATISTICS - RHODE ISLAND ONLY
Year ERA W L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA
2010 6.59 1 3 21 1 0 0 0 2 28.2 31 25 21 16 12 5 2 5 136 .279 3 4 1 3
2011 3.42 3 2 21 0 0 0 1 4 23.2 29 13 9 8 16 4 0 0 109 .302 2 0 1 4
TOTAL 4 5 21 1 0 0 1 6 52.1 60 38 30 24 28 9 2 5 245 5 4 2 7

2011:
Made 21 appearances in 2011... Concluded the season with a 3.42 ERA and a 3-2 record in 23.2 innings pitched... In the season-opener on Feb. 18 at McNeese State threw two strikeouts in 2.0 innings pitched and allowed just one hit... From March 5-April 2, had nine consecutive games with 0 earned runs, including at No. 1 Florida (March 13) and at No. 20 College of Charleston (March 20)... Also allowed just one hit on April 22 in 2.0 innings thrown at Richmond.

2010:
Made 21 appearances - including one start - as a junior pitcher for the Rams... Ended the season with a pair of saves and a 1-3 record... Turned in a 6.59 ERA to go along with 12 strikeouts over 28.2 innings pitched... Made his Rhody debut in the season opener at Mississippi State on Feb 19... Threw an inning of scoreless relief at No. 1 Virginia on Feb. 28... Picked up the win vs. Sacred heart on March 8... Gave up just one hit and did not allow a run over four consecutive appearances (6.2 IP) against Xavier (April 23), Siena (April 28), Duquesne (May 1) and St. Bonaventure (May 9)... Also earned saves at Duquesne and St. Bonaventure... Threw 2.2 shutout innings in his last appearance of the season - vs. La Salle at the Atlantic 10 Championship (May 27).

University of New Haven:
Played two seasons of baseball at New Haven... Made 11 appearances and recorded 19 strikeouts to go along with a 3.10 ERA his freshman year... Made 21 appearances and pitched 32.1 innings as a sophomore... Struck out 24 batters and finished with a 4.73 ERA and one save.

High School:
Was a four-year honor roll student and member of the baseball and basketball teams at South Kingstown High School... Also was a member of the cricket and badmitton clubs... Received All-State honors in baseball (2006) and was a two-time All-Division honoree in basketball... Also received Division 1 South Baseball MVP accolades in 2006... Was a two-time Academic Player of the Year award recipient.

Personal:
Born May 19, 1988... Son of Diane and Michael Johnson - who played A-ball in the Texas Rangers' system... Has two younger brothers, William and Sam - who is a freshman catcher for the Rams... His grandfather, Gene Johnson, played AAA-ball for the NY Giants... Also has an uncle, Jeff Johnson, who played A-ball in the Atlanta Braves' system... Enjoys producing music, playing basketball and video games... Favorite team is the Boston Red Sox... Majoring in Electrical Engineering.

Updated 9/15/11