Ryan Johnson - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 28


  • height 6-3
  • Weight 220
  • class Senior
  • Hometown College Station, Texas
  • Previous School San Jacinto College

• 2017 No. 19 JUCO prospect (Perfect Game/Rawlings)

Good size with tools considered some of the best among junior college prospects moving to Division I this season…Draft upside… Premier corner outfielder with plus and accurate arm…Left-handed box presence with adjustability in his swing…Has all the makings of All-SEC power corner outfielder…Has experience at the Division I level and knows what it’s like to be part of a winning program and culture.

In 2017, played for San Jacinto, the NJCAA Division I runners-up and Southern District Champs…Appeared in 55 games, hitting .299 (53-177) with 36 runs scored, 15 doubles, two triples and seven home runs…Had 37 RBI, 16 walks, 48 strikeouts, four stolen bases, an on-base percentage of .357 and slugging percentage of .525…Rated No. 19 JUCO prospect by Perfect Game.

2016 (TCU)
Played his freshman season at TCU, which won the Big 12 Tournament and advanced to the College World Series…Appeared in 21 games with five starts, all in right field…Scored seven runs and drove in three…Stole a pair of bases…Had six pinch hit appearances…Was Opening Day starter in right field as a freshman.

Two-time All-State player at College Station (TX) HS (2013 and 2014)…Coached by Scott Holder…Helped team to 2014 Texas 3A state championship…Two-time Under Armour All-American…Perfect Game All-American in 2014…Top 350 recruit by Baseball America…Participated in USA Baseball’s National High School Invitational…Two-time area code games participant…Also played basketball and football…Owns the College Station HS basketball single-season record for charges taken (56).

Full name is Ryan Moiel Johnson…Born in Houston…Son of Tim and Sharon…Has an older sister, Haley… Has played in College World Series each of the past two seasons with TCU (2016) and San Jacinto (2017)…Named Academic All-District…Favorite MLB team is the Houston Astros…Picked UK because he liked the campus and coaching staff and felt it was best place for him to develop…Major is Communication.

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