|Hometown:||Grand Forks, N.D.|
2016-17 (Freshman): Named to both the NCHC Academic All-Conference Team and the NCHC Scholar-Athlete Team … Appeared in 32 of UND’s 40 games, registering three assists with a plus-6 rating ... His plus-6 ranked him fourth among NCHC rookie defensemen ... Picked up an assist in UND’s 6-5 overtime win over #20 St. Cloud State in Game 1 of the NCHC Quarterfinals (March 10) ... Snapped a 10-game point drought with that assist ... Collected his first collegiate point with an assist at Omaha in a 9-1 win (Jan. 6) ... Was a season-best plus-3 the following night in a 7-3 victory ... Matched that plus-3 in a 6-4 win over Omaha on Feb. 24 … Earned first letter.
Before UND: Spent the 2015-16 season with the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints … Registered nine goals and 13 assists in 60 games … Added two goals and two assists in 12 playoff games and helped lead Dubuque to the USHL’s Clark Cup Final … Played for the Minot Minotauros of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) in 2014-15 and earned NAHL All-Rookie Second Team honors in 2014-15 after collecting seven goals and 15 assists in 47 games … A 2014 graduate of Grand Forks Central High School … Lettered three times in hockey and twice in baseball … Hockey team captain earned all-state honors and led Central to a berth in the 2014 North Dakota State Hockey Tournament championship game … Also earned all-tournament team honors … Member of the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society.
Personal: Undecided on a major … Son of Dennis and Janell Johnson … Father played hockey at UND from 1970-73 … Uncle, Jeff Wilson, played baseball at UND and aunt, Joanne Wilson, played softball at UND.