Michael Basil's two-run double pushed IU ahead 5-4 in the bottom of the eighth
SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2011
Made the transition from third base to second base ... the second team All-Big Ten selection led IU in runs (43), stolen bases (19), triples (4), walks (25), sac flies (5) and defensive assists (128) ... his four triples and 19 swiped bags each ranked sixth in the conference ... batted .335 with three homeruns and 34 RBI while starting 54 games (missed one game with injury) ... recorded 12 doubles on the season ... slugged .474 and reached base at a .402 clip ... drove in five runs against Michigan State (5/14), including a walk-off single in the bottom of the 15th inning ... terrorized Evansville in a two-game series, going 6-for-8 with six stolen bases and six runs scored ... tallied multiple hits in eight of 10 games during an early-season stretch ... strung together a nine-game hitting streak in late March ... named to the Kleberg Bank College Classic All-Tournament Team.
FRESHMAN YEAR: 2010
Finished a strong freshman campaign with a .312 average and 11 home runs, the ninth-most for a freshman nationally ... also had 15 doubles, three triples, 53 runs and 42 RBI in starting every game for the Hoosiers ... went 6-for-9 on the basepaths and led the conference with 247 at-bats ... went 2-for-4 with two runs in his IU debut vs. San Diego (2/19) ... had solo hits in each of the final three games vs. USD ... had a pair of hits against UConn (2/28) ... went 2-for-5 against Kent State (3/6) ... had a pair of doubles and two crucial assists at home plate against Vandy (3/7) ... had a career day at Louisville (3/10) with two home runs and five RBI ... went 3-for-5 with a home run against Miami (Ohio) (3/13) ... forced extra innings with a longball vs. Bradley (3/15) ... had a homer and three RBI vs. Eastern Illinois (3/18) ... Had three hits along with three RBI vs. UMBC (3/19) ... hit a home run in his first at-bat at Sembower Field, going oppo for a solo shot against Xavier (3/24) ... went 2-for-4 with a double in the opener at Ohio State (4/9) ... had a 3-for-5 day with a pair of runs in the Saturday game against the Buckeyes (4/10) ... went 2-for-4 in the finale against OSU (4/11) ... had a pair of hits and scored twice in the Saturday game at Minnesota (4/24) ... went 4-for-6 with two homers and finished a double shy of the cycle against Purdue (4/30) ... had three hits and scored the tying run in the bottom of the ninth in the Saturday game with Purdue (5/1) ... went 3-for-5 and scored a pair of runs at Michigan State (5/14) ... had a 3-for-5 day with a three-run homer and a double against Illinois (5/21) ... went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer against Minnesota at the Big Ten Tournament.
One of the top players in Indiana heading into his senior season, but missed his final campaign due to injury ... played both infield and outfield in high school ... was named all state as a junior for Courtney Whitehead at Park Tudor ... hit .561 with a .963 slugging percentage ... scored 40 runs and stole 14 bases in addition to hitting 13 doubles, four triples and eight homers as a junior ... played his club baseball with the Indiana Bulls ... helped the team finish as the national runner-up ... was tabbed as Indiana's best athlete in the 2009 class by MaxPreps Baseball ... once beat 2007 NBA No. 1 pick Greg Oden in one-on-one as a freshman at Lawrence North ... intends to major in SPEA management at IU ... has two sisters, Hayley and Teagan ... parents are Harold and Tanya Johnson ... born Dec. 18, 1990.