Tim Johnson excelled on the baseball diamond for the Jackrabbits, earning all-North Central Conference honors three consecutive seasons from 1985-87. He was named NCC Southern Division Most Valuable Player and was an all-district selection in 1987 after setting a then-Jackrabbit single-season record with 13 home runs. He also led the league with five home runs in 1985 and hits in 1986 with 26 in league play.
A native of Hastings, Minn., Johnson was named to the all-tournament team at the 1984 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional as the Jackrabbits advanced to the NCAA Division II World Series. By the time his collegiate career ended in 1987, he had set 12 school records, including games played (151), runs scored (137), hits (179), runs batted in (130) and home runs (31).
An infielder, Johnson batted .367 for his career, including posting a .431 mark in 1986. His 31 home runs still rank seventh in school history, while his .631 career slugging percentage ranks 10th.