The American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) has announced that Luther College junior Kelby Johnson (Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville South) has been named the league's Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 31.
Johnson batted .466 in four games last week as Luther defeated UW-La Crosse 9-7 and took two of three from Dubuque in the conference opening series. The Norse won game one 6-1, dropped a 2-1 decision in game two and then won game three 18-1 in seven innings. During the series, he batted .545 (6-of-11) with three RBI, five runs, and he also stole three bases.
Defensively over three contests, he was credited with 6 putouts, 12 assists and one error, that coming against UWL.
Nineteen games into the 2019 campaign, Johnson is batting .400 that includes eight doubles and has driven in eight runs.