24 Austin Johnson
24 Austin Johnson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Avalon, N.J.
High School: Middle Township
Position: Fwd/Mid
Major: Communications


2011: Transfers into the Spartan program after spending two years at LaSalle University ... is a technical and crafty left-footed player ... has the ability to ignite the attack ... will look to provide the Green and White with a dangerous attacking player.

2010: Began sophomore season at LaSalle ... played in four contests, drawing two starts ... redshirted for the remainder of the season.

2009: Freshman season at LaSalle University ... played in all 19 games for the Explorers ... tallied three goals on the season, two of which were tabbed as game-winners ... tallied two goals against Navy in a 4-0 victory on September 23 ... tallied game-winner in double-overtime 1-0 win over Temple on October 30 ... was twice named the Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Week.

Personal: Is a communications major ... is the son of Chet and Sandy Johnson ... born on May 25, 1991 ... played for the South Jersey Barons and Ocean City Nationals on the club level ... was an all-state selection as well as first-team all-conference performer, first-team all-group, and second-team All-South Jersey in high school ... was name the Gazette Player of the Year as a prep student-athlete ... high school team was South Jersey Champions ... names his parents as the person he most admires ... hobbies include video games and sports ... favorite athlete is Michael Vick ... chose York because "family attended in the past" ... his most significant athletic achievement was being named the Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Week during his freshman season at LaSalle University ... after graduation he plans on continuing on with soccer and finding a "good career to support my family."

(LaSalle information courtesy of LaSalle University Athletic Communications)