Illini-Boilermakers Slated to Play at Illinois Field with Bleacher Bum BBQ on Sunday
UI and EIU to Play at 6:05 p.m. in Champaign
Johnson Tosses 8 Quality Innings, Allowing Only 4 Hits, 2 Earned Runs
Illinois Looks to Snap Hoosiers' Longest Active Winning Streak (16) in NCAA
Orange and Blue Tally First Win in Series at Busch Stadium
2013 Illinois Baseball Cards
Photos from Illinois vs. Oakland baseball doubleheader
Photos of the Illini playing Mizzou at Busch Stadium in St. Louis
Photos from Illinois vs. Nebraska baseball
Photos from the Illinois baseball series at Baylor. 3/8/13 - 3/9/13
2012 - Freshman: Played in 32 games on the season, starting 15 ... Started 11 games at designated hitter and four in right field ... Hit .275 (14-for-51) with two doubles, five RBIs and 10 runs while stealing 3-of-5 bases ... Reached base at a .368 rate when leading off an inning ... Served as Illinois' primary DH against left-handed pitchers, earning 12 starts ... Saw first collegiate action against Gonzaga on 2/24, entering as a pitcher in the eighth inning and recording the final two outs of the inning before leading off the ninth inning with a hit in his first career at bat ... Made his first career start at DH at Coastal Carolina, going 0-for-2 with an RBI ... Stole his first career base against West Virginia (3/11) ... Went 2-for-2 as the DH at Southern Illinois on 3/16, doubling and scoring two runs ... Made his first career start in right field against Michigan State (5/6) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run at Penn State (5/12) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and a run against Minnesota (5/18) ... Played for the Crystal Lake Cardinals of the Chicago Suburban League along with Illini teammate Anthony Milazzo during the summer ... Stole 55-of-59 bases while hitting .375 with 14 doubles for Crystal Lake, being named to the CSBL All-College team as one of the top college players in the league.
Earned All-Central Suburban League South Division honors in 2010 ... Played varsity football as a defensive back in 2009 and 2010, leading Maine South to consecutive IHSA Class 8A state football championships ... Played in the 2011 Central Suburban League Senior All-Star Game ... Earned varsity letters for both baseball and football in 2010 and 2011.
Born on July 23, 1992 ... Parents are Arthur and Lori Krug ... Majoring in general engineering ... Has one brother, Ryne, and two sisters, Kiley and Chase ... Hobbies include learning about World War II, watching movies, playing hockey, fishing and boating ... Lists his biggest thrills in sports as winning the sectional championship with his high school baseball team in 2010 and winning three football state championships ... Favorite athletes are Roberto Clemente because of what he did on and off the field, Roger Morris because of his integrity and humble demeanor, and Jim Edmonds because of his defensive play ... Lists his parents as the people who have most influenced his athletic career through their love of sports and their support of his athletic achievements.