The Lion's Roar

Infielder takes advantage of extra year of eligibility by NCAA

Washington native and senior infielder Eli Johnson decided to stay on with the Lions after the National Collegiate Athletics Association decided to extend eligibility to spring student-athletes for another year. Following this decision, Johnson shared what he hopes to accomplish in his upcoming season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced that the 2020 baseball season would be canceled due to COVID-19. This led to several senior-athletes saying goodbye earlier than anticipated. Approximately two weeks after the cancellation of the season, the NCAA came out with an ex...

Eli Johnson prepares for final season entering senior year

Eli Johnson prepares for final season entering senior year

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Standing at 5’10” and 195 pounds, university baseball player Eli Johnson is entering his final season. Johnson has been on the team for two years coming into the 2020 season. Before becoming a Lion, Johnson, a senior infielder, spent some of his time playing in Washington. “I went to junior colle...