The southpaw Johansen was twice named the pitcher of the week in the NSIC during his 2012 junior season with the Wildcats. In addition, Johansen led the team in wins, complete games and innings pitched. The lefty emerged as the #1 starter for WSC in 2011 when he threw five complete games and a no-hitter as a sophomore.
Prior to WSC: Johansen played baseball and hockey at Elkhorn High School. The lefty helped his team to state championships in 2007 and 2008.