16 Johnny Griffith
Johnny  Griffith

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Parker, Colo.

High School:
Regis Jesuit (Seward CC)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
RHP-INF



02/15/2015

McCants Powers Army Past USC Upstate

Black Knights top Spartans in 11-9 decision

2014: Played in 22 games as a freshman, making five starts … saw action at third base in five games, including four starts … served as the designated hitter in two contests, starting once … registered a .211 batting average (4-for-19) … drove in one run against Massachusetts (2/22) … had one double opposite Albany (3/2) … posted a .263 slugging percentage … drew two walks and was hit by one pitch … registered a .318 on-base percentage … registered one multi-hit game against Albany (3/2) … had a three-game hitting streak … reached base in five straight games … pitched in a relief role in 15 games … posted a 2-1 record and led the team with five saves … compiled a 2.70 earned run average in 13.1 innings of work … struck out 17, allowed 13 hits and walked four … struck out the only two batters he faced for his first-career save in a 4-3 win over Massachusetts (2/22) … earned his first-career win by throwing 1.2 innings of scoreless ball against Massachusetts (3/15) … picked up saves in back-to-back appearances against Lafayette (4/5, 4/6) … gave up an unearned run, but got the win in 0.2 innings against Bucknell (4/12) … struck out the side in the 9-7 win over Lehigh for his fifth save (4/28).

Before West Point: Played for head coach Galen McSpadden for two seasons at Seward Community College ... collected 11 saves in two seasons, the second highest career mark in school history ... led the team with a .469 on-base percentage in 2013 and was second with a .377 batting average ... Capital One Academic All-District first team choice in 2013 ... Dean’s List student ... played the infield, was a starting pitcher and relief pitcher ... appeared in 19 games his first year ... second-team All-Jayhawk West in 2013 ... helped team capture the Jayhawk West Championship in 2012.

High School: Played for former Major League Baseball player Walt Weiss at Regis Jesuit High School ... helped squad capture a state championship in 2011 ... named Most Valuable Player of the playoffs ... struck out the final batter to clinch the state title ... all-state selection ... twice was a first-team all-academic choice.

Personal: Given name is Jonathan Mark Griffith ... born Feb. 14, 1993 in Littleton, Colo. ... parents’ names are Mark and Mary Griffith ... has four siblings, Rachael (25), Shannon (23), Jack (18) and Emily (16) ... enjoys hunting, fishing, playing piano, playing guitar and listening to music ... chose West Point to become an officer in the U.S. Army ... major is undeclared.

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