Johnny Slater 25
Johnny  Slater

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Southfield, Mich.

High School:
Southfield Lathrup

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
OF


05/19/2016

Slater's Solo Homer Propels Michigan to Shutout of Illinois

Slater's Solo Homer Propels Baseball to Shutout of Illinois

Junior (2016)
• Has appeared in 27 games for the Wolverines, making 20 starts in right field
• Has two multi-hit games on the year
• Scored a season-high two runs in a 9-7 victory over Central Michigan (Mar. 29)
• Tallied a season-high two RBI and two runs in a 9-7 victory over Central Michigan on March 29

Sophomore (2015)
• D1Baseball.com named him the 17th-best prospect in the Big Ten for the 2016 draft
• Played in 56 games, making 36 starts for the Maize and Blue in the outfield
• Recorded nine doubles, two triples, three home runs and 25 RBI for Michigan
• Recorded nine multi-hit games
• Went 3-for-3 with two home runs and six RBI in a win against Eastern Michigan (April 7)
• Smacked a three-run home run in the Big Ten Tournament win versus Indiana (May 20)
• Recorded three hits, an RBI and scored two runs in the win over Bradley in the NCAA Louisville Regional (May 29)
• Went 2-for-4 with two extra base hits (a double and a triple) in a win over Purdue (April 18)
• Recorded two hits in the Big Ten Tournament game against Maryland (May 24)

Freshman (2014)
• Awarded the U-M Athletic Achievement Award (2013)
• Appeared in 48 games, starting 21 of them for the Wolverines
• Recorded five doubles, six RBI and six stolen bases on the season
• Went 4-for-6 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs scored in a win against Illinois (April 12)
• Went 2-for-4 and scored two runs in a victory versus Purdue (April 20)
• Recorded a hit and an RBI in his collegiate debut versus Texas State (Feb. 14)
• Recorded a pinch-hit single in the Big Ten Tournament win against Iowa (May 23)
• Swiped two bases in a victory over Western Michigan (March 26)

Prep
• Southfield Lathrup High School (2013)
• Named to the all-state first team and the all-state Dream Team in his senior season (2013)
• Was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 31st round of the MLB Draft
• Batted .464 with five home runs in his senior season (2013)
• Named a three-time all-district and all-conference selection
• Broke the school record with a .573 batting average in his junior season (2012)
• Played in the MHSBCA East/West All-Star Game at Comerica Park
• Named to the All-Oakland County team (2013)
• Was an honor roll student

Personal
• Son of Johnny and Cynthia Slater
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
• General Studies major
• Aug. 9, 1995

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