Men's Tennis

    Eric Johnson
    Eric  Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Jose, Calif.

    High School:
    Laurel Springs HS

    Height:
    6-2

    Experience:
    3V

    07/09/2015

    Johnson, Rivera, Ishimatsu and Scandalis Earn Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarships

    Four Trojans top outstanding careers at Troy with scholarships.

    06/11/2015

    Graduating Senior Eric Johnson Caps off His Career with Service

    Tennis star named May Trojan Outreach Athlete of the Month.

    06/04/2015

    Trojan Senior Trio Pick Up ITA All-American Honors

    Hanfmann, Quiroz & Wang are 2015 All-Americans, joined by three other Trojans in the final ITA rankings.

    06/03/2015

    Four Trojan Tennis Players Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Accolades

    Senior Zoë Scandalis leads the pack with All-Academic First Team honors.

    06/01/2015

    Pac-12 Doubles Team of the Year Hanfmann/Quiroz Leads Full Lineup Of Trojans On All-Pac-12 Honor Roll

    Six USC men's tennis players have earned All-Pac-12 honors, with Yannick Hanfmann and Roberto Quiroz named Pac-12 Doubles Team of the Year.

    06/05/2012

    2012 USC Men's Tennis Season in Photos

    2012 USC Men's Tennis Season in Photos

    THIS SEASON: Eric Johnson enters his final season at USC.

    2013-14 SEASON: Johnson was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team at No. 5 singles after his undefeated singles play helped the Trojans claim the 2014 NCAA Championship... Went 5-0 in singles at the NCAA tourney, including the clinching win in the Round of 16 against Columbia... Earned All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention... Also earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention... Went 32-9 overall in singles, going 23-3 in dual matches... Played primarily at the No. 5 slot, going 11-2 there... Also played at No. 2 (1-0), No. 3 (3-0, No. 4 (4-1) and No. 6 (4-0)... Clinched five dual match wins... In doubles, went 28-11 overall with a 21-6 mark in dual matches, all played with Max de Vroome... In the fall, won the ITA Southwest Regional Doubles Championship with de Vroome... Entered the preseason ranked No. 58 in the nation in ITA singles and No. 34 in doubles with Yannick Hanfmann.

    2012-13 SEASON: Johnson finished his sophomore season ranked No. 85 in the nation in ITA singles, No. 69 in doubles with teammate Yannick Hanfmann and also No. 79 with Emilio Gomez... Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention... Named to ITA National Team Indoors All-Tournament Team for No. 6 singles, having won three matches... Won his final three matches in the NCAA Team Tournament... Went 35-7 overall in singles, going 21-4 in dual matches... Played primarily at the No. 5 position, going 10-2... Also played at No. 2 (1-0), No. 3 (4-0), No. 4 (3-2) and No. 6 (3-0)... Highest singles rank of the season was No. 46 on Feb. 12... In doubles, went 29-7 overall, going 17-6 in dual matches... Went 8-4 overall and 5-2 in dual matches with Gomez... Was 9-0 overall with Hanfmann... Also paired with Max de Vroome (7-2, 7-2) and Michael Grant (5-1, 5-1)... In the fall, won the Battle in the Bay singles and doubles titles and the ITA Southwest Regional doubles title with Hanfmann... Also reached the ITA Southwest Regional semifinals in singles.

    2011-12 SEASON: Johnson went 19-9 overall and 8-2 in dual match singles as a freshman... Was 4-1 at the No. 5 position and also played at No. 3 (1-0) and No. 6 (3-1)... Was 10-8 in doubles, going 4-0 in dual matches... Played with six different teammates in doubles during the season... In the fall, won the SoCal Intercollegiates singles consolation title.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Johnson graduated from Bellarmine Prep in San Jose, Calif.... Won singles and doubles championships at the 2011 USTA Winter Supernationals... Won sectionals in Northern California.

    PERSONAL: Eric Johnson was born February 17, 1993 in San Jose, Calif.... Son of James and Allison... Has three siblings, Brent, Sarah and Rachel... Says witnessing USC win its third national championship was one of his most exciting sports moments... Enjoys video games and playing guitar in his free time and would one day like to skydive and visit Europe... Majoring in accounting... Hopes to play on the pro tour after graduation.


    JOHNSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

    SINGLES

    Overall Dual Matches
    Year W L Pct. W L Pct.
    2012 19 9 .679 8 2 .800
    2013 35 7 .833 21 4 .840
    2014 32 9 .781 23 3 .885
    2015 25 8 .758 21 2 .913
    TOTALS 111 33 .763 73 11 .860

    DOUBLES

    Overall Dual Matches
    Year W L Pct. W L Pct.
    2012 10 8 .556 4 0 1.000
    2013 29 7 .806 17 6 .739
    2014 28 11 .718 21 6 .778
    2015 18 10 .643 13 8 .619
    TOTALS 85 36 .681 55 20 .784