Avery Johnson
5-11, 165
B/S, T/R
Atlanta, Ga.

Has very good speed and can cover a lot of territory in center field........Good instincts on the bases and has the potential to steal a number of bases on the collegiate level....Young player who will only improve with added experience.

2006: Hit .313 with three homers, 31 RBI, and nine stolen bases while earning second-team All-Conference honors as a sophomore at Lake City CC.

2005: Enrolled at Lake City Community College in Fall 2004.

2004: Did not see action as a freshman at Tech.

High School: A four-year letterwinner for coaches Sean Dye and Richard Harris at Westlake High School....Played all three outfield positions as well as shortstop and third base....Hit .610 and stole 46 bases as a senior to set school records in both categories....On the mound, went 4-0 with six saves as a senior....Hit .386 with 22 stolen bases as a junior....Became the first player in Westlake school history to hit for the cycle....Participated in the Perfect Game and Team One showcases....Advanced to the state finals in track as a senior.

Personal: William Avery Johnson....Born Jan. 14, 1985 in Tuskegee, Alabama....Parents are Miller Johnson, III, and Karen Carr....Majored in Economics.