David Johnson
David Johnson

Player Profile

Manhattan Beach, CA

High School:
Mira Costa HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210





Overview — One of the most versatile of the Bruin pitchers ... Will make an impact in a variety of roles ... “David has gotten better each year he has been here,” said Head Coach Gary Adams. “We are looking for him to have a break out year this year.”

2003 (Summer) — Played for the Mat-Su Miners of the Alaska Baseball League ... Went 3-3 with a 4.38 ERA ... Recorded 30 strikeouts in 37 innings of work.

2003 — Appeared in 19 games with one start, which ranked second on the Bruin staff ... Went 2-2 with a 7.15 ERA ... Was third on the team with two saves ... Posted 32 strikeouts in 34 innings of work ... 2.1 strikeout-to-walk ratio ranked third on the squad ... Was impressive in first appearance of the season striking out a career-high six batters and allowing only one hit to earn the win at Hawaii on February 8 ... Improved to 2-0 with a hitless inning, which included a strikeout against Creighton on February 24 ... Notched his first save of 2003 against Wichita State on March 22, striking out three Shockers and allowing only one hit in two frames ... Struck-out four batters and did not allow a hit in a middle relief appearance against Arizona on March 30 ... Picked up his second save of the season at fourth-ranked Arizona State on April 18, striking out two batters in the 14th inning to give UCLA an 8-7 victory.

2002 (Summer)- Posted a 5-1 record and 2.49 ERA with the Newport Gulls of the New England League ... Recorded 31 strikeouts in 43.1 innings of work ... Pitched two complete game shutouts in only six starts ... Led Newport to a 25-17 record and a New England League title.

2002— Used mostly in relief work with 15 appearances, including four spot starts ... Started the season well, allowing only four earned runs in month of February ... Picked up first collegiate win in first collegiate start, allowing no runs and only one hit in five innings at Hawaii-Hilo (Feb 13) ... Longest stint came at Pepperdine on April 9th, pitching the first six innings giving up no runs on four hits ... Twice recorded four strikeout performances (Feb. 24 vs. USC, May 7 vs. Long Beach State).

Mira Costa HS (Manhattan Beach)—Lettered four years in baseball and two years in basketball for coaches Jim Beaumont and Glenn Marx, respectively … Two-time All-league,All-section, and All-state selection … Had a sparkling prep career - won 28 of 33 decisions and struck out 270 batters … Pitched a shutout of West Torrance, the #1 team in the nation, ending its 22-game winning streak … Also hit .397 with five home runs and 67 runs batted in.

Personal—Full Name: David Scott Johnson … Born in August 25, 1982 in Los Angeles … Parents are Stan and Wanda Johnson … Says best aspects of baseball are competition and team unity … Patterns his play after Arizona’s Randy Johnson because he is tall and is a power pitcher … Undeclared major.

2003 7.152-219-10234.0413027153251566.2931101.000
Totals 7.954-434-50271.194696343591311399.3201101.917