2007 All-American Candidate
2007 Preseason All-BIG EAST
2007 Wallace Watch list
2006 All-BIG EAST Second Team
2006: Lead the Cardinals with 10 home runs, seven of which were hit in conference games, 49 RBI, a .554 slugging % and 18 doubles, earning him Second Team All-BIG EAST. Hit .319 overall with a .361 average in conference games. Was hit by a pitch a school record 25 times, giving him 42 for his career - also a school record. Added 36 walks and a .465 OBA. Scored seven runs in first three BE Championship games. Drove in three in Senior Day win over Seton Hall (5/20). Went 3 for 4 with a home run and double, driving in two and scoring twice in win over Villanova (5/13). Was 2 for 4 in nightcap win over UC (4/29), driving in two. Was 1 for 2 with two walks and was hit by a pitch twice in game one of the doubleheader at WVU (4/22) before unloading with a 4 for 4 game that featured two doubles, two solo home runs and a walk. Was on base 10 of 11 trips to the plate on the day. Finished the GU series 5 for 9 with two doubles, a home run, five runs, three RBI and seven walks, extending his career-long hit streak to 14 games. Tied the U of L single game record of four walks on Saturday, also homering in the win. Picked up his first three-hit game of the season in four trips, adding a walk with two doubles, extending his hit streak to 12 games at GU (4/7). Went 1 for 2 with a sac fly, a sac bunt, a HBP and a double that extended his career-long hit streak to 11 games at UK (4/5). Equalled a season-high with three RBI against UCONN (4/2) and was hit by a pitch and walked. Clocked a solo home run off of UCONN ace Tim Norton, walked and was hit by a pitch (3/31). Put the Cards on top for good with a two-run home run in win over Rutgers (3/26). Added a single, scoring twice. Singled twice and walked once in BIG EAST opening win over Rutgers (3/24). Doubled twice, driving in three in win over Ball State (3/19). Was 2 for 2 with a double against Ball State (3/18) after entering the game as a pinch-hitter. Homered and doubled at Evansville (3/14). Double twice and drove in two in win at EKU (3/17). Had a pair of hits, doubling and scoring twice in win over Northwestern (2/24). Homered in back-to-back games to open the season, driving in three at Miami (2/15).
2005: Lead the team with a .377 average in C-USA games, driving in 18 runs in 19 starts. Saw time at first, second, left field, right field and DH. Hit .325 with 15 doubles and 32 RBI, while leading the team with a .447 on base percentage. Has 27 walks and 28 K's. Was 3 for 4 on steals and did not commit an error. Went 3 for 5 as a pinch hitter. Went 2 for 3 against USF (5/26). Was 2 for 4 with two runs scored in win over UAB (5/21). Logged a 2 for 4 effort against UAB (5/20). Went one for two with a walk and a bases-clearing triple in win over UAB (5/19). Smoked a pinch double down the right field line in win at Charlotte (5/8). His bases-loaded walk in the eighth turned out to be the game winner against (5/1). Singled home the game-tying run, capping a six-run ninth in the Cards' win over WKU (4/25). Was 2 for 4 with a double and two walks. Went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles, driving in three in win at SLU (4/24). Was 4 for 8 in doubleheader split at SLU (4/23), driving in four in game one and scoring three times on the day. Went 3 for 5 with two runs scored in win at Xavier(4/20). Was 2 for 3 with two runs scored and a pair of walks against ECU(4/16). Singled and doubled in the opener at Jim Patterson Stadium (4/15). Returned to the lineup after missing six games due to a fractured finger, driving in what turned out to be the game-winning run as he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded at WKU (4/6). Added two hits in three trips with an RBI and a run scored in win at UC (3/20). Had a career-best 4 for 5 effort with a three-run home run, four RBI and three runs in win at UC (3/19). Had a 2 for 4 effort at the plate with an RBI double in the six-run first in the Cards' win over #12 Georgia (3/13). Added a career-high eight assists in his first start at second base. Went 2 for 5 with a double and a run scored against Miami (3/5). Had a ten-game hit streak that stretched from 2004 into 2005. Was on base all for plate appearances in win over Toledo (2/26) with a single, two walks and a HBP. In his first college at bat as a cleanup hitter, he launched a two-run home run in the first inning of win over EKU (2/23). Doubled three times in three-game set against Kent. Was 3 for 5 with two RBI in 11-4 win over the Flashes (2/19) and 2 for 3 with two doubles and a walk, scoring once the following day.
2004: Batted .290 in 46 games, playing mostly at second and DH, while seeing innings at first and third. Smoked six doubles, a triple and five home runs, driving in 21. Hit .342 with five doubles, the triple, four home runs and 16 RBI in 20 C-USA starts. Went 3 for 6 as a pinch hitter to lead the team. Blasted a three-run home run in the ninth to cap an eight-run rally to help the Cards clinch a 9-7 win at USF(5/22) and a berth into the C-USA tournament in the greatest comeback in U of L baseball history. Was 2 for 4 against Houston, hitting a game-tying home run that opened a four-run inning(5/16). Belted a game-tying solo home run in the ninth at #14 Southern Miss(5/9). Homered for the second time on the season in win at UK(5/5). Went 3 for 3 with the game winning RBI in win over TCU(5/2a). Doubled twice in 4 for 5 effort with three RBI against TCU(4/30). Notched his second career three hit game, scoring once and driving in a run against ECU(4/24). Was 2 for 5 with two runs and a RBI in win over UE(4/20). Cranked a pinch-hit, leadoff home run to open the ninth, tying the game at two in win over Charlotte(4/16). Was 3 for 4 with two runs scored in win over UC(3/26). Pinch hit a two-run single and scored in win over Murray(3/16). Picked up a pair of hits in start at DH against Kent(3/5). Singled in first career at-bat in the ninth against Illinois State(2/27). Started the following day at DH, and singled and walked. Has twice entered games as a pinch runner, scoring both times(SDSU-2/21 & EKU-2/25).
High School: A three-sport letter winner for the Red Devils. All-state as a kicker, earning four letters on the football team, also playing punter, safety and receiver. Took part in the state swim meet, earning three letters. A four-year letterman as a shortstop, garnering All-State honors as a junior and senior. Named All-District three years and was 2003 Regional Player of the Year. Hit .450 with 16 doubles, two triples, 15 steals, 41 runs and 16 RBI as a senior. Hit five home runs as a junior with 21 RBI.
Personal: Born 11/22/83 in Owensboro to Joy and Jerry Johnson. His major is business management. His father is his greatest influence and Logan wears his football number for the Cards. Favorite movies are Major League and Tombstone. He watches Seinfeld and King of the Hill on TV. Mike Timlin, Jason Varitek, Lance Armstrong and Nomar Garciaparra are his favorite athletes. The Red Sox and Roush Racing are his favorite teams. His dad played linebacker at Indiana and his brother Tyler played football at Georgetown College winning two NAIA National Championships. He was the 1987 Owensboro three and under Big Wheel champion. His dream dinner guests would be Robin Williams, Tom Hanks and David Ortiz. Once wore a Sox cap in the RF bleachers at Yankee Stadium. Collected rocks as a kid. Faced U of L footballer Michael Bush three times in HS - the best athlete he has ever faced.
Career statistics for: L. Johnson
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT
2004.... .290 46-33 124 28 36 6 1 5 21 15 17 1-2
2005.... .325 48-42 154 33 50 15 1 2 32 27 28 3-4
2006.... .319 60-59 204 41 65 18 0 10 49 36 44 2-2
2007.... .364 68-68 253 73 92 27 2 13 59 35 28 9-13
TOTAL... .331 222-202 735 175 243 66 4 30 161 113 117 15-21
2004.... .342 25-20 73 18 25 5 1 4 16 11 9 1-2
2005.... .377 23-19 77 17 29 8 1 1 18 11 14 0-1
2006.... .361 27-27 97 21 35 8 0 7 25 22 20 1-1
2007.... .355 27-27 93 26 33 12 0 3 22 17 10 3-4
TOTAL... .359 102-93 340 82 122 33 2 15 81 61 53 5-8