Macalester to dedicate press box in honor of Andy Johnson on April 23

Macalester to dedicate press box in honor of Andy Johnson on April 23

By Matt McLagan, Macalester Sports Information

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Sunday, Apr. 23, Macalester Athletics will officially name the press box at the Baseball/Softball Complex the Andy Johnson Memorial Press Box. Andy Johnson was the longtime sports information director at Macalester who passed away on Oct. 27, 2015.


The dedication ceremony will take place at the field before the baseball game between Macalester and UW-Superior at 12:45 p.m. Those who knew and worked with Andy are encouraged to attend. Macalester Athletic Director Kim Chandler and Assistant Athletic Director Ron Osterman will present a plaque to the Johnson family and officially dedicate the press box in honor of Andy.

A native of Stroudsburg, Pa., and a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Morris, Andy came to Macalester in 1988 as the sports information director, a position he held until 2014. He oversaw the statistics and publicity for the Scots, and played an integral role in the creation and maintenance of Macalester's athletics website.

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