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Caden Johnson

Papillion, Neb.
Previous School
Platteview HS
Honors and Awards

-2023 First Team All-GPAC
-2022 First Team All-GPAC
-2022 Omaha World-Herald Honorable Mention All-Midlands Team


Caden Johnson

Senior, 6-4

2023: Senior
Emerged as the staff ace while earning First Team All-GPAC honors for the second-straight year ... tied for the team lead with 13 starts and equaled a school record for a single season with nine wins (9-3 record) ... recorded a 3.39 ERA with 60 strikeouts in 58.1 innings ... allowed 35 runs (22 earned) on 59 hits and 27 walks ... threw six shutout innings in a win at Northwestern on April 3 ... covered six innings in three separate starts ... accumulated a season high seven strikeouts on three occasions.

2022: Junior
Became a mainstay in the rotation and made 12 starts (15 appearances) ... posted an 8-2 record with a 3.45 ERA in a team high 75.2 innings ... allowed 35 runs (29 earned) on 61 hits and 29 walks ... racked up 79 strikeouts and held opposing hitters to a .221 batting average ... earned the win with a seven-inning, two-run outing versus No. 6 Bellevue at the national tournament ... held Mount Marty to two hits and no runs in 7.1 innings (nine strikeouts) in the win ... tossed six shutout innings with four hits allowed in the victory at Briar Cliff on April 28.

2021: Sophomore
Appeared in 10 games making 2 starts ... 15.0 innings pitched with a 3.60 ERA and holding batters to a .295 average ... tallied 17 stikeouts while allowing three walks.

2020: Freshman
Appeared in three games, making two starts on the mound ... logged 10 innings and struck out 13 hitters.

High School
Played for the Trojans under head coach Bryan Dutcher… started for three years and lettered for two years… received Capitol Conference Honorable Mention in 2018 and 2019.

Born in Omaha, Neb. on May 11, 2001… son of Brad and Kim Johnson… has a younger brother: Colton Johnson… likes to hang out with friends, watch movies, and go out to eat in his spare time.

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