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4 Peter Johnson

2016: Batted .289 with a career-high four home runs, 26 runs and 25 RBIs in 47 games (41 starts)…drew 22 walks and compiled a .384 on-base percentage, both third-best on the team…opened the season with a hit in eight of first nine games, including seven straight games…tied the school single-game record with six RBIs at NC A&T, going 2-for-3 with a first-inning grand slam…led the team with nine sacrifice bunts…totaled 14 multi-hit games, including a season-high three hits three times…also had five multi-RBI games, driving in two twice, three twice and six once…went 3-for-3 with a homer, two runs and two RBIs against Towson on February 27…was 3-for-3 against Savannah State on March 2 with a double, a run and three RBIs…went 3-for-4 against VCU on Senior Day on May 14…went 2-for-4 with a home run, a run and three RBIs in his final game at PC against Radford in the Big South Championship…homered in his final at-bat of the season against Radford in the Big South Championship

2015: Played in 54 games, starting 53 … Started 22 games in left field, 22 games in right field and nine games as the designated hitter … Assembled a 13-game hitting streak, tied for longest on the team in 2015 … Ranked fourth on the team in batting average (.282) … Produced 17 multiple-hit games, including a 4-for-5 effort at Savannah State (4/8) and a 3-for-5 game at The Citadel (5/12) … Drove in three runs against Furman and hit a home run at Georgia Tech (5/2) … Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in his PC debut  against Delaware State (2/13) … Went 10-for-16 (.625) with a runner on third and less than two outs … Went 2-for-3 on stolen bases in Big South Conference games.

Before PC: Played at Air Force and St. John’s River State College, hitting .313 at as a freshman with 31 RBI… First Team All-League Utility Player at Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle, helping the team to fourth in the state in 2012 … Also played football and wrestled in high school, winning a state championship at the 195-pound level as a senior and earning three all-state honors by going 80-3 in his final two seasons … Finished as state runner-up as a junior ... Named First Team All-League for football, playing linebacker, tight end, punter and kicker.

Personal: Peter Ira Johnson was born in Seattle, Wash., on August 22, 1993 … Son of John and Eva … Cites his father as his biggest influence … Came to PC to win a league championship and go to Omaha ... Majoring in Economics.

Position: First Base
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
Other College: St. Johns River State