Born February 23, 1981, in Ephrata, Wash. ... parents are Vicki and Dave ... has two sisters, Kim and Rachel ... father played catcher at Whitworth ... educational administration major.
2001 (Sophomore) -- Started all but three of Washington’s 52 games and played in all but one ... most starts came at first base, but also saw time at designated hitter ... also played a little at second and third base... the most regular No. 3 hitter in the UW order ... 14 doubles were third on the team ... made only three errors and fielded .992 at first base ... led off with a single in the bottom of the ninth to spark the UW’s come-from-behind, 6-5 win over BYU on opening day ... 2-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBI in game two of the March 3 doubleheader at UC Riverside ... also walked, stole a base and scored twice in that game ... 3-for-4 with an RBI double the next day at UCR and then 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in the next game, March 6 at Oregon State ... 3-for-5 with four RBI, three runs, a double and a triple March 11 vs. Southern Utah ... 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBI March 28 vs. Puget Sound ... two doubles and two RBI in five ABs April 17 at Portland ... two-run double in the 11th won that Portland game ... also hit a two-run homer vs. Lewis-Clark State ... solo homer May 14 vs. ASU ... played for Athletes in Action over the summer ... hit .387 with four doubles at the NBC World Series … 2000 (Freshman) -- Saw limited action as a reserve infielder as a freshman … first career hit was a single in the win over Northern Iowa on Feb. 20 … had an RBI single vs. Oregon State on March 5 … started at third base vs. Southern Utah on March 23 and went 2-for-4 with a single and a two-run homer … went 2-for-3 as a starter at third April 23 at Wichita State … 2-for-4 as a starter at first base vs. USC in the next-to-last game of the season … starred for Athletes in Action over the summer of 2000, batting .327 with 15 doubles and 43 RBI over 45 games with a wood bat … in Cuba, went 7-for-15 (.467) with four BRI and a double.
Ephrata High School
Played three seasons as a shortstop and pitcher for coach Dave Johnson, his father ... all-league all three seasons ... finalist for the North Central Washington Prep Athlete of the Year as a senior ... won the league triple crown as a junior and was the league MVP, a team captain and an all-state selection as a senior ... led the team to the AA state title and a 25-2 record as a senior ... as a junior, the team won the league and finished fifth in the state while posting a 21-4 mark ... batted .377 as a sophomore before winning the triple crown as a junior with a .500 average, 11 homers and 42 RBI ... batted .453 with nine HRs as a senior ... 10-1 with a 1.81 ERA on the mound as a junior and 11-0, 1.52 as a senior ... lettered three times in football and once in basketball ... in 1998, won the Senior Babe Ruth World Series as a member of the River Dogs, making all-tournament ... had a 3.55 GPA.
BRYAN JOHNSON’S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS:
Year Avg. G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slg% BB HBP SO SB/A 2000 .196 30/10 51 4 10 0 0 1 4 .255 6 1 9 0/1