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Meagen Johnson
Meagen Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Georgetown, S.C.

High School:
Geargetown

Last College:
Furman

Height:
5-11


Bats: L
Throws: R

Is fourth all-time at Coastal in earned-run average... 2005: A First-Team All-Big South Selection as a designated player... Named to the 2005 Big South All-Tournament Team as she hit a tied for team best .364 with four hits and won two games from the circle... Hit .324 in conference games and had a 1.04 earned run average in the circle in Big South play... As a hitter was second on the team with a .279 batting average with two home runs, 16 RBIs, 14 walks and .394 slugging percentage... On the mound led the team with a 1.56 ERA and had an opponent's batting average of .190... In the circle won nine games with six complete games, four shutouts and 78 strikeouts in 90 innings pitched... In a doubleheader against Charleston Southern (4/16) went 4-for-7 at the plate with four RBIs, three doubles and two runs scored... Had four multi-hit games on the year... Earned Big South Pitcher of the Week Honors after going 2-0 with 0.64 earned run average against Harvard in the Carolina Classic... As a pitcher won both games of a doubleheader against Liberty (4/23) where she threw 12.2 innings only allowing four hits and one earned run while striking out 14... Had both wins in the Big South Tournament for CCU over Radford and Liberty (5/13), throwing all 14 innings only allowing three runs while fanning 15... Threw shutouts against Stephen F. Austin (2/5) and Liberty (5/13)... Was a member of the Dean's List.

Prior to Coastal: Was a 2003 First Team All-Southern Conference honoree for Furman at first base, while also earning All-Tournament accolades at the SoCon's postseason event... Held the distinction of being the only player in the SoCon in 2003 to earn both Pitcher and Player of the Week honors... Set Furman's all-time record with eight consecutive hits (3/27-29/03) as she had seven consecutive hits in a doublehader against College of Charleston... Hit .364 her sophomore season with 11 doubles, 5 home runs and a team high 23 RBI... Also posted an 11-14 mark with a 2.40 ERA in 32 appearances in the circle in 2003... Excelled in the classroom, earning Verizon All-Academic District team, NFCA Academic All-American and Southern All-Academic team honors, as well as being named to the Dean's List.

High School: Was a right-handed pitcher/first baseman and posted a .506 batting average and a 0.57 ERA, including one perfect game... Led the Lady Bulldogs to an impressive four-year record of 99-12 and the South Carolina AAA state championship game her senior season after three-consecutive berths in the lower state finals... Named The Sun News "Toast of the Coast" Player of the Year and earned a place in the SCACA North-South All-Star game as a senior after hitting .479 with five home runs, 33 RBI and posting a 0.30 ERA while going 16-2-2... Was also a member of the volleyball and cross-country teams... Was the school's nominee for the Wendy's Heisman Award, as well as being a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society and the Valedictorian of her senior class... Personal: Full name: Meagen Dawn Johnson... Daughter of Mike and Lisa Johnson... Has one brother, Michael who was a standout first baseman with the Clemson Tigers and a 2002 second round MLB draft pick by the San Diego Padres...Born August 30, 1983... Majoring in history.