Red Storm advanced to first-ever NCAA Super Regional and finished 40-23.
Red Storm takes seven-game postseason winning-streak into matchup with Wildcats.
Junior lefty becomes third Red Storm pitcher selected in this year's draft.
First episode of chronicling the run to the Tucson Super Regional is now available.
Baltz and Wessinger become highest pair of Red Storm players selected since 1998.
Super Regional Preview
Coach Blankmeyer, Matt Wessinger, and Matt Carasiti preview the Chapel Hill Regional
Selection Show Reaction And Interviews With Coach Blankmeyer And Sean Hagan
2012 St. John's Baseball Intro Video
As A Freshman (2010) Made 19 appearances, including seven starts ... went 7-4 with a 5.94 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 53.0 innings ... made first-career postseason start and allowed two earned runs in 3.2 innings of work to earn a no-decision in an NCAA Tournament contest against then-No. 1 Virginia (June 6) ... worked 0.2 scoreless innings in postseason debut to earn the win against then-No. 9 Louisville in the BIG EAST Tournament (May 27) ... started and tossed a career-high 5.1 innings to notch a win at Notre Dame (May 2) ... racked up a career-high six strikeouts in 5.0 innings of work against Georgetown (April 24) ... had two strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless inning against Fordham (April 21) ... allowed just one hit and had two strikeouts in 3.2 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win at Cincinnati (April 17) ... worked 1.1 scoreless innings to earn the win in relief against Hofstra (April 14) ... tallied four strikeouts and allowed three earned runs in 3.2 innings of work against Albany (March 19) in first-career start ... tossed 3.2 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win against Minnesota (Feb. 26) ... had one strikeout in 3.0 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win at New Orleans (Feb. 20) in collegiate debut.
At Berlin Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 36th round (1,084 overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft ... earned four letters playing baseball for the Redcoats ... served as a team captain ... earned Louisville Slugger All-America honors and nabbed both Gatorade Connecticut Player of the Year and Northeast Coca Cola Player of the Year accolades as a senior ... helped team win conference title as a senior ... a two-time all-state selection.
Personal Matthew Joseph Carasiti ... born in New Britain, Conn. ... son of Keith and Dawn Carasiti ... has a younger brother, Brandon ... chose St. John's for its baseball program ... lists Jesse Carlson as the person he most admires and as his favorite athlete ... aspires to play professionally ... majoring in criminal justice.