St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Red Storm returns 11 position players, including 10 that made at least 31 starts.
Missed the entire season due to injury.
As a Sophomore (2016):
Played in 14 games for the Red Storm, making seven starts… batted .217 and drove in four runs… made his first start of the season at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 27)… registered his first hit of the year in a pinch-hit appearance against La Salle (March 25)… started the second game of a doubleheader against La Salle, going 1-for-1 and drawing three walks with two runs scored and an RBI (March 26)… went 1-for-3 with an RBI against LIU Brooklyn (April 27)… started and picked up a hit in the second game of a doubleheader at Louisville (April 29)… went 1-for-3 against Albany (May 17).
As a Freshman (2015)
Appeared in nine games ... batted .000 (0-for-7) with one walk and one run scored ... walked as a pinch-hitter at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 13) ... scored a run at then-No. 19 Kennesaw State (Feb. 14) ... went 0-for-1 in collegiate-debut at Georgia Tech (Feb. 13).
A four-year letterwinner for the Hornets ... served as team captain as a senior ... a second team Westchester/Putnam All-Star as a senior ... a 2014 honorable mention Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region selection ... earned honorable mention All-Section 1 honors as a sophomore.
Anthony Jason Fava ... born in Mount Kisco, N.Y. ... son of Rocco and Bonnie Fava ... has a younger brother, Robbie, and a younger sister, Frankie ... chose St. John's for its baseball tradition, coaching staff and academics ... lists his parents as the people he most admires ... lists Ivan Rodriguez as his favorite athlete ... majoring in homeland security.