UTA Sits Game Back in Standings with Three to Play
Mavs Have Won Eight Consecutive Games
UTA Moves into First Place in Sun Belt; Series Resumes on Sunday at 11 a.m.
Mavs Host Texas A&M on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Gould
Will Olson Belts First Career Home Run
Played in 52 of UTA's 55 games, making 45 starts … Made 41 starts at second base and four at third … Hit .276 (45-for-163) with 26 runs, five doubles and 19 RBI … Had a .308 slugging and a .364 on-base percentage … Had 20 walks, was hit by three pitches and struck out 29 times … Stole three bases and fielded .964 with eight errors … Hit .247 (22-for-89) with 15 runs and four doubles in 29 of UTA's 30 games in conference play, driving in 10 runs … Hit .311 (23-for-74) with 11 runs, one double and nine RBI in non-conference games … Was UTA's leading hitter in home games, batting .321 (25-for-78) with 11 runs and five RBI … Hit .263 with 15 runs in 24 road games with 14 RBI … Hit .321 in night games … Had seven two-out RBI … Finished with 10 multi-hit and four multi-RBI games … Had a nine-game hitting streak – second longest on the team in 2017 … Made UTA debut with a 3-for-4, two-stolen base game in the Mavs second game of the year at Stephen F. Austin on Feb. 18 … Had a two-walk game to conclude the weekend at SFA, adding a hit and a steal in his first start of the year at 2B after the first two at 3B … Had a three-hit, two-RBI game vs. Dallas Baptist … Drove in a season-high three RBI at Texas A&M-CC with a double and a sac bunt … Set a career high with a 4-for-5 game vs. Milwaukee … Ripped doubles vs. Troy, App. State, ULM and Coastal Carolina … Went 3-for-4 vs. CCU in the series finale.
Redshirted the 2016 season.
Junior College (2015)
Was a first-team all-conference selection at shortstop as a freshman and sophomore … Hit .360 with 16 doubles, 63 hits and 28 RBI as a sophomore … Named to the Chancellor's Academic List … Played summer baseball with the Liberal Bee Jays.
Earned first-team all-district honors as a sophomore and junior, as a second baseman … Named first-team all-district at shortstop as a senior.
Son of Jay and Karisa Johnson … Has three brothers, Cooper (33), Tyler (29) and Dustin (27) … Dustin played baseball at St. Edwards University … Cooper was a UTA basketball manager … Is a physical education major.
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