St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Made 12 appearances, including one start… registered no decisions on the campaign (0-0) and compiled a 7.71 ERA… made his collegiate debut with 1.2 innings of relief at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 27)… surrendered one earned run and two hits while striking out five in 2.2 innings of work at Florida State (March 4)… made his lone start of the season, throwing 3.0 innings of one-hit ball and striking out four at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… surrendered one hit in 1.1 innings at Southern Illinois (March 13)… allowed two hits and an earned run in 1.2 innings or work against La Salle (March 25)… threw a perfect frame in relief at Columbia (April 6)… matched a season-high by throwing 3.0 innings at Villanova (April 15)… tossed 0.2 innings of scoreless relief against Iona (May 3).
At Goshen Central
A three-year letterwinner for the Gladiators ... served as a team captain as a senior ... a first team All-State Class A honoree as a senior ... a 2015 High Honorable Mention Perfect Game Preseason All-American and a 2015 first team Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region choice ... pitched at Yankee Stadium as part of the 2014 Summer Rivalry Classic ... also earned two basketball letters.
Cole Robert Whitney ... born in Middletown, N.Y. ... son of Drew and Linda Whitney ... has a younger sister, Camryn, and a younger brother, Christopher ... lists Derek Jeter as both the person he most admires and his favorite athlete ... majoring in criminal justice.