Photos from St. John's Baseball's 15-8 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on April 23, 2017
Appeared in 14 games, nine of which were starts, for the Red Storm… compiled a 3-3 record with a 5.36 ERA… threw 48.2 innings, striking out 47 and walking 28… picked up the win in his collegiate debut, throwing 3.1 frames against Richmond (Feb. 19)… started the Red Storm’s win at North Carolina (March 1)… struck out four in 3.1 innings of scoreless relief in the second game of a doubleheader at Liberty (March 11)… fanned a season-high seven batters in 6.0 innings of work against UMass Lowell, improving to 2-0 on the year… struck out four and allowed two earned runs in 6.0 frames in the second game of a doubleheader against Maine, moving to 3-0 (March 25)… surrendered one earned run and struck out four in five innings against Hofstra (April 2)… punched out six Creighton batters in 4.2 frames (April 8)… struck out six in 5.2 innings against Seton Hall (April 29).
At Henninger High School:
A 32nd Round Draft Pick of the Boston Red Sox in 2016... The number 50 prospect in the 2016 MLB Draft according to Baseball America and no. 95 on the MLB 2016 prospect watch... A five-year letterwinner for the Black Knights... Named All-CNY, First Team All-League and Second Team All-State as a senior... took home the Joseph Mazella Award as Henninger's outstanding senior male athlete... also garnered team MVP honors.
Jeffrey Thomas Belge... born in Syracuse, N.Y.... son of Tom and Karen Belge... has two sisters: Erika and Nicole... chose St. John's for its winning baseball tradition, its style of coaching and its academic reputation... interested in majoring in sport management... active in community service... lists his parents as the people he admires most and Madison Bumgarner as his favorite athlete... his mother, Karen, played softball at Elmira College.