#42 ERIC JOHNSON
Guard / Forward, 6-2, 220
Hometown: Uniontown, Pa.
High School: Uniontown HS
Prev. School: Westmoreland County CC
Profile: Johnson is in his third year in the program. He is back with the team after sitting out the 2010-11 season and also the fall 2011 semester. He is an athletic guard/forward who is strong in driving to the basket and in rebounding. He has a good midrange game and can also score on the inside with a strong frame of 220 pounds.
2009-10: Johnson played in 25 games, made nine starts and was third on the team at 11.2 ppg. He was second on the team at 5.5 rpg. He reached double figures in scoring 16 times with a high of 25 coming at Mt. Vernon Nazarene. Johnson posted 21 points vs. Trevecca Nazarene and 20 points vs. Notre Dame (OH).
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.