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Cooper Johnson

Cooper  Johnson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Mundelein, Ill.

High School:
Carmel Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
C

Experience:
HS

No. 31 Freshman prospect in the nation (D1Baseball.com)
No. 48 Catcher in the nation (D1Baseball.com)

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended Carmel Catholic High School where he lettered three years and was coached by Bill Taylor ... Selected in the 28th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Cincinnati Reds … Among college and high school players, rated the No. 56 draft prospect by D1Baseball.com and No. 68 draft prospect by MLB.com … Ranked the best player from the state of Illinois, including the No. 39 recruit by Perfect Game … Tabbed a 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game first team All-American and first team Central All-Region … Won a gold medal at the 18-and-under World Cup as a member of Team USA … Played in the 2015 Under Armour All-America Game at Wrigley Field … Named a top-500 prospect by Baseball America … Made the 2016 Rawlings Top Prospect list … As a senior, named the conference’s defensive player of the year for his superb play behind the plate … Earned all-state honors in 2016 … Three-time all-conference and two-time all-area honoree … Hit .342 over his high school career, adding 33 doubles, 33 runs and 88 RBI … Competed in the 2015 Area Code Games … Earned 2015 Underclass All-American first team honors after hitting .382 as a junior.

PERSONAL: Son of Phil and Cyenna Johnson … Born: April 25, 1998 … Has two siblings, Quincy and Sadie … Would like to open up his own gym following his playing career … Exercise Science major.

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