Johnston named to All Tourney Team

CORTLAND – Sophomore outfielder Kenny Johnston was named to the SUNYAC All Tournament team at the conclusion of the three-day conference tournament. Fredonia State finished third overall, and just missed a trip to the finals when they fell 9-8 in the elimination game.

Johnston was 5 for 11 (.364) with two doubles and a pair of walks. He also led the team with five RBI.

Johnston came up clutch in the Devils’ 6-4 win over New Paltz. With the Devils down 3-1, Johnston hit a two-run double in the fourth to tie the game. In the fifth, he put the Devils ahead, 4-3, with a run-scoring single. He added another insurance run in the ninth with a deep sacrifice fly to give the Devils a 6-4 lead.

For the season, Johnston batted .287 and started 29 of the Devils’ 35 games. He also had 18 walks to give him a .400 on-base percentage. Fredonia State finished the season with a 19-16 record.