Michael Johnson (SR/Union City, Calif) added to his aresenal of recognition today when the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2016 NAIA Baseball All-America teams. Johnson earned second team honors after a stellar senior season in which he led the Panthers to a program-record 46-win season.
Johnson led the Panthers this season in several offensive categories. He was first on the team in doubles (18), home runs (16), RBI (66), total bases (153) and slugging percentage (.683). He was second on the team in hits (83), runs scored (69), and on-base percentage (.488).
Defensively he was just as solid as he committed only 11 errors in 289 chances for a fielding percentage of .926. He was also a part of 37 double plays.
Johnson received recognition throughout the season for his performance on and off the field. He earned All-KCAC first team, selected as NAIA Player of the Week, and named CoSIDA Academic All-American second team as well.
Michael is the fifth York baseball player to make the NAIA Baseball All-America team, and the first since 2010. The four previous players were Jeremy Williams, John Richards, Justin Lunday, and Bruce Amende.
Billy Johnson (JR/Oakland, Calif) was named Honorable Mention.
To read the full release and complete NAIA Basebal All-American teams click here.