7 - Hilary Johnson|
|Previous School:||Monterey HS|
A second team all-PCSC selection after starting all 53 games in center field...hit .345 with 37 runs scored, 16 RBIs and a team-best eight stolen bases...also the lone Hornet named to the all-Fresno Regional team for her efforts at the NCAA Regionals (3-for-6 over two games)...now has a career batting average of .326, and has never hit lower than .298 any season during her four years with the Hornets...had four hitting streaks of at least five games during the season, including a career-high nine gamer from March 14-21...hit safely in eight of her last nine games of the season – 15-for-34 (.441) over that span with nine runs and nine RBIs...combined for seven RBIs in the final doubleheader of the season at San Diego after entering the day with six RBIs all year...hit a team-best .400 with runners on base...also batted .389 with runners in scoring position...owner of the Sacramento State program record with 40 career stolen bases...hit safely in 35 of 53 contests with 18 multiple-hit games...became the third player in Sacramento State’s Div. I history (1990-pres.) to be named all-conference four times, joining Lindy Winkler (2003-06) and Jenny Schultz (1993-96)...in Sacxramento State’s Div. I history, she ranks first in career stolen bases, second in runs (121) and fifth in hits (190).
Appeared in all but one game, including 50 starts (34 in center field, 16 in right field)...named first team all-PCSC after batting .298 with 15 stolen bases, the second most in the conference and the new Sacramento State Div. I (1990-pres.) single-season record...led the team with 10 sacrifices and ranked second on the Hornets with 23 runs...committed just three errors all season...hit .351 (20-for-57) against PCSC competition...hit safely in 15 of her last 18 games...raised her batting average 48 points over that span...had eight multiple-hit games...named to the PCSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Named second team all-Pacific Coast Softball Conference after ranking second on the team in batting average (.353), runs (33), hits (49) and stolen bases (10)...started 46 games in left field...missed nine games because of injury...ranked first on the Hornets in sacrifices (11)...raised her batting average to .413 against PCSC competition, including 19 hits in 46 at-bats...batted a team-best .480 with runners in scoring position and .465 with runners on base...hit safely in 32 games, and had four hitting streaks of at least four games long...batted .647 (11-for-17) during the final six games of the season...averaged more than one hit per game (1.07)...named to the PCSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Named second team all-Pacific Coast Softball Conference after batting .304 with a team-high 28 runs...became just the third Hornet freshman in the last nine years to hit .300...a .369 hitter against conference competition, she batted .444 (20-for-45) over her final 13 games of the season to raise her batting average 49 points during that span...named PCSC Player of the Week on May 5 after batting .643 (9-for-14) against eventual conference champion Loyola Marymount...was one of 13 Hornets named to the PCSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll...played in 46 games, including 35 starts in right field, two in left field and three at designated player.
A 2003 graduate of Monterey High School...played four years of volleyball, soccer and softball...was team captain for all three sports...became the only female athlete at Monterey HS to play four years of three different sports...led the softball team to consecutive league titles (2002-03)...an all-league and all-county selection as a senior.
Born August 14, 1985... parents are Kimber and Stacee Johnson...a child development major with a 3.58 gpa...graduated in the spring of 2008...played two years of club softball for the Salinas Wildcatz (Gold 18-under)...on that squad, she teamed with current Hornets Amy Tompkins and Teri Ann Caoagan, and former Hornets Jennifer Fryou and Ashley Dawson.