Hackimer improves to 7-0 with 1.2 shutout innings of relief.
St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Played in 16 games, making six starts… recorded eight hits in 31 at-bats for an average of .258… had a double and eight RBIs… made his collegiate debut at Nevada (March 18)… made his first start in the finale with the Wolfpack, collecting his first hit and first RBI (March 20)... Recorded hits in back-to-back appearances against Albany (April 12) and Saint Peter’s (April 19), including a double against the Great Danes… Ended the season with consecutive two-hit games against Butler (May 8) and Albany (May 17), recording RBIs in both games.
At John F. Kennedy Catholic
A three-year letterwinner for the Gaels ... served as team captain as a senior ... a first team All-Hudson Valley/Westchester selection and an honorable mention Westchester/Putnam All-Star as a senior ... selected to represent the CHSAA in the 2015 NYC Mayor's Cup Baseball All-Star Game ... a 2015 honorable mention Perfect Game All-Northeast Region choice ... earned honorable mention All-Hudson Valley/Westchester honors as a junior ... also played hockey. Personal
Gavin Tyler Garay ... son of Dan and Kristine Garay ... has an older brother, Jake ... chose St. John's for the baseball program and coaching staff ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... great grandfather, George Cheverko, played football at Fordham and spent two seasons in the NFL ... majoring in sport management.