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ERIC JOHNSON

Position:  Guard/Forward
Height:  6-2
Weight:  220
Class:  Junior
Hometown:  Uniontown, Pa.
High school:  Uniontown 
Previous school:  Westmoreland Co. CC

Statistics
Year GP-S FGs (Pct.) 3FGs Fts (Pct.) Reb. A B S Pts. Avg.
2007-08* 25-25  208-358 (.581)  14-57  73-119 (.613)  169 (6.8)  89  NA  NA  503  20.1 
2008-09 12-1 19-60 (.317)  0-8  0-3 (.000)  24 (2.0)  38  3.2 
CAREER 37-26 227-418 (.543) 14-65 73-122 (.598) 193 (5.2) 95 1 8 541 14.6 
*Note: 2007-08 stats at Westmoreland Co. CC

 

Profile: Johnson had to sit out the first semester of last year after transferring to Point Park. But after playing in 12 games as a reserve last season, he is expected to play a bigger role this year. Johnson displayed good scoring ability during his time at Westmoreland Co. CC, and he will look to return to that form in his first full season with the Pioneers. He has the ability to drive to the basket and also post up smaller guards at 6-2, 220 pounds.

2008-09: Johnson played in 12 games the second semester and started once. He had season highs of eight points and six rebounds versus Roberts Wesleyan. He had eight points on 4 of 5 shooting and played a season-high 19 minutes at Daemen.

2007-08: Averaged 20.1 points per game as a freshman at WCCC...named National Junior College Athletic Association first-team all-region and ranked 18th in the NJCAA in scoring...averaged 6.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 4.5 steals per game...scored 503 points on 58-percent (208-for-358) shooting.

High school: A 2005 graduate of Uniontown High School...was a two-time WPIAL all-section choice...named All-Fayette County...averaged 18.0 points per game...was a standout free safety before a head injury ended his football participation after junior year...had interest from Northwestern, Akron and Marshall for football.

Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1986...son of Roxanne and the Rev. Eric Johnson...majoring in criminal justice.