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#9 Matt Johnson
Position: Infielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa
High School: Ankeny H.S.
Major: Consumer Affairs
Experience: High School
Matt is a candidate to fill the third base position this season ... was one of the top power hitters in the state of Iowa, hitting a combined 22 home runs over his final three seasons at Ankeny High School ... lettered four times in baseball ... also compiled an 18-2 record on the mound from 2011-13 ... batted .305 with three home runs as a sophomore, adding a 5-1 pitching record ... earned first-team all-state honors for state championship team in 2012, when he hit .438 with 13 home runs, 14 doubles and 51 runs batted in, along with an .867 slugging percentage ... also in 2012, was 7-1 on the mound with a 1.52 ERA ... again earned first-team all-state honors as a senior in 2013, when he batted .356 with six home runs, 14 doubles and team-high 43 RBI ... went undefeated on the mound, posting a 6-0 record with 1.83 ERA in helping lead Ankeny to state quarterfinals ... selected to play in 2013 All-Star Series by Iowa High School Coaches Association