Rich DeMarco profiles catcher Andrew Johnson who was thrust into the starting lineup in last weekend's baseball series at Navy.
MISCELLANEOUS: Fundamentally sound backstop ... possesses solid receiving skills ... features strong, accurate throwing arm ... slotted to start this season after serving as a reserve behind J.T. Watkins each of the last three years ... will serve as team captain this spring ... boasts tireless work ethic ... features selfless attitude ... frames pitches well ... soft-handed athlete with ability to handle pitching staff ... improving offensive player ... takes great pride in working with the Black Knight hurlers ... two-year letterman.
2012: Appeared in 23 games ... listed with the starting lineup on 19 occasions at both designated hitter and catcher ... hit .291 with 16 hits in 55 at-bats ... knocked in five runs and scored 15 ... successful on all three stolen base attempts ... registered three multiple-hit games ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI against Lehigh ... posted four hits, two runs batted in and four runs scored in Lehigh series ... was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI against Lafayette ... turned in 2-for-4 showing with a pair of runs and stolen base against Siena ... was 1-for-2 with a run scored in playoff games against Holy Cross ... started all four games in the Navy series ... scored three runs and knocked in a run in second game of series ... registered a hit in all four games and scored five times during the series ... collected singles opposite Holy Cross and Marist ... appeared as a pinch-hitter in both of Army's games at the NCAA Charlottesville Regional.
2011: Appeared in five games as a sophomore ... made collegiate debut against Quinnipiac ... played as a reserve against Fairfield ... drew pinch-hitting assignment opposite Yale ... appeared as a defensive replacement at Lafayette ... highlight of the season came against Marist in the WPDH Hudson Valley Baseball Classic ... delivered first career hit in that contest ... single produced first two RBI of his career.
2010: Did not appear in a varsity contest.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach John Walters at York Community High ... garnered pair of varsity letters behind plate ... all-conference choice ... two-time all-area selection ... earned team most valuable player honors during senior season ... served as team captain that year as well ... earned additional varsity letter in football ... spent majority of time at wide receiver position on gridiron.
PERSONAL: Given name is Andrew Christian Johnson ... born June 20, 1991, in Elmhurst, Ill. ... parents' names are Camille and Robert Johnson ... mother, Camille, lettered in field hockey at Valparaiso University ... both parents currently work at Loyola University in Chicago ... big fan of Chicago professional sports teams ... majoring in Systems Management.