Daniel Johnson Named WAC Hitter Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - Junior Daniel Johnson has been named Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. This is the second time this season Johnson has received this honor, after receiving it after the opening series of the year.

A native of Vallejo, Calif., Johnson led the Aggies to a series sweep over Chicago State to open the WAC schedule, going 7-for-13 with five runs scored on the weekend. His best game of the series came in the series finale, going 3-for-4 with a home run as the Aggies won 8-2.

Johnson also stole three bases during the weekend and currently leads the WAC in stolen bases with 14 in 15 attempts.

In the Thursday game of the series, Johnson helped NM State to a 17-5 victory in seven innings, going 3-for-5 with an RBI. He was just a home run short of the cycle, hitting a double and triple during the game.

The Aggies are back in action this weekend as they travel to Edinburgh, Texas for a series with Texas Rio Grande Valley.