#24 Laura Johnson
Senior
First Base/Second Base- 1B/2B
Height: 5-8
Bats/Throws - R/R
Hometown: Rochester, Minn.
High School: Rochester Mayo H.S. ('05)
Major: Nursing


Batting Statisitcs
Year
GP
Avg
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG
BB
HBP
2009
36
.278
90
17
25
3
3
2
10
40
.444
13
3
2008
38
.225
102
13
23
6
4
0
13
37
.363
9
0
2007
34
.235
85
9
20
8
0
0
10
31
.365
10
0
2006
23
.172
58
7
10
2
0
0
3
12
.207
6
2
Total
131
.233
335
46
78
19
7
2
36
120
.358
38
5
Year
GP
SO
GDP
OB%
SF
SH
SB-ATT
PO
A
E
FLD%
2009
36
19
0
.380
2
7
1-1
242
9
5
.980
2008
38
28
0
.288
0
1
0-1
296
12
6
.981
2007
34
31
0
.316
0
1
4-4
218
9
5
.978
2006
23
17
0
.269
0
0
0-0
138
9
3
.980
Total
131
95
0
.318
2
9
5-6
894
39
19
.980
 

2009 - Named to the All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team...played in all 36 games for the Cobbers...third on the team in on-base percentage (.380)...also fifth on the team in slugging percentage (.444), second in runs scored (17), fifth in RBI (10), tied for fourth in doubles (3), second in triples (3), tied for fourth in hoem runs (2) and tied for thirs in total bases (40)...hit her first collegiate home run against St. Thomas on Apr. 16...had eight multiple-hit games...collected at least one RBI in nine games.

2008 - Named to the All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team...played in all 38 games for the Cobbers...led the team in triples (4)...fourth on the team in hits (23)...fourth on the team in RBI (13), third in doubles (6) and tied for fourth in total bases (37)...had four multiple-hit games...had a three RBI game against Carleton on Apr. 15...collected her first collegiate triple against Albright on Mar. 18.

2007 - Played in all 34 games for the Cobbers...tied for the team lead in doubles (8)...second on the team in walks (10 and fifth on the team in on-base percentage (.316)...had five multiple-hit games including a pair of three-hit games...had a season-high three RBI against Macalester on Apr. 19

2006 - Played in 23 games for Concordia...made her collegiate debut against Trinity International on Mar. 3...had a three-hit game against Augsburg on Apr. 4...fielding percentage of .980...had 10 hits and 3 RBI.

Personal: Letter winner in softball and basketball...All-State Academic in basketball and softball...All-Conference Honorable Mention and All-Conference in softball...daughter of Jay and Julie...enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing and watching sports.

The person I admire most: "My mom and dad."

Why did you choose to come to Concordia? "The beautiful campus, the people and the mascot :)"

The JOHNSON File:

Nickname: Mayo

One word that best describes me: Blonde

Place I would most like to visit: Norway

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite TV show: Boy Meets World

Favorite movies: Dumb and Dumber, We are Marshall, A Walk to Remember

Favorite music groups: Chris Daughtry, Goo Goo Dolls, Enrique Iglesias

Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby

The two people I would most like to meet: My grandma Izzy, any Twins baseball player

Nobody knows how much I like to: be outside

The biggest influence on my softball career: My parents

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Minnesota Twins

If I were to play another sport, it would be: basketball

My dream job is: Elementary School teacher

What was the first CD you ever owned: No Doubt

One thing I abousolutely have to do before I turn 40: Go on a trip outside the United States