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#9 Natalie Johnson

Height -
Class RS Jr.
Hometown Burlington, Iowa
High School Burlington

2005 as a Junior– Appeared in 60 games, starting 41…batted .246 with four home runs and 21 runs scored…went 3-4 with a home run, a double and three RBI against Utah (Mar. 17)…hit pinch hit, game-winning home run against Illinois (May 7).

2004 as a Sophomore– Named first team all-Big Ten…second team all-regional selection…appeared in 60 games, starting 56…lead the team with a .314 average and a .509 slugging percentage…lead the team with 40 runs scored…tied for team lead with five home runs…tied for Big Ten lead with 17 runs scored in conference play…went 6-17 with two doubles and two runs scored in NCAA Regional play…had 14 multi-hit games…had two lead-off home runs this season…hit .294 in Big Ten play.2003 as a Redshirt Freshman– Appeared in 23 games with one start…picked up first career hit against Indiana State (Mar. 21)…had three runs scored…recorded first-career stolen base against Sacramento State (Mar. 18)…made her first career start against Marshall University (Feb. 22).

2002 as a Freshman– Redshirted due to knee injury sustained in high school.

High School– Two-time Iowa Elite All-State team (1999,2000)…forced to sit out senior year of high school with a knee injury…had a school-record 48-game hitting streak that spanned her sophomore and junior seasons…collected a school record 86 hits as a junior…two-time first team all-conference, all-Hawkeye Land and all-district pick (1999-2000)…five-sport athlete in high school…hit .408 as a junior and .506 as a sophomore…father Chuck played baseball at the University of Iowa from 1976-79…mother Maureen Heath ran track at Iowa from 1976-80.

Personal– Bats/Throws- Left/Left…Majors- Communication Studies and Sports Studies…Parents- Chuck Johnson and Maureen and Larry Heath…Born- February 4, 1983…High School- Burlington…High School coach- Larry Heath.

Johnson’s Batting/Fielding Stats

Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR SO BB SB RBI AVG PO A E FD%
2003 23 20 3 1 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 .050 3 0 1 .750
2004 60 175 40 55 13 3 5 33 19 7 20 .314 12 2 2 .875
2005 60 130 21 32 6 0 4 28 14 4 16 .246 15 0 0 1.000
Career 143 325 64 88 19 3 9 71 33 12 36 .271 30 2 3 .914