Freshman earns win with 5.1 innings of two-run ball in regular season finale.
Trio will be added to ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
Shortstop registers Red Storm’s first multi-home run game since 2011.
Five players register multi-RBI efforts in game two victory.
Dixon totals three RBI to pace Red Storm offense.
Photos from St. John's baseball's 9-2 win over Seton Hall on April 28, 2017
Photos from St. John's Baseball's 15-8 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on April 23, 2017
Photos from the Red Storm's 9-3 win over Albany on Tues., April 11, 2017.
10th Round pick of the Cleveland Indians (312th overall) in the MLB Draft… All-BIG EAST First Team selection… ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-Region… Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-American… CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team… BIG EAST Player of the Week (April 3)… BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selection (Feb. 20)… hit .356 and tied for the team lead with 47 RBIs… smacked 10 doubles, four home runs and a triple… reached base at a .456 clip and slugged .462… tied for the team lead with 38 walks… tallied 21 multi-hit games and a team-best 13 multi-RBI efforts… ended the season by reaching base in 37-straight games, a tear which included a 19-game hitting streak… started all 55 games at shortstop… went 2-for-4 and drove in three runs in the Red Storm’s season opener against Western Carolina (Feb. 17)… reached base in all five of his plate appearances, going 3-for-3 with a walk and a hit-by-pitch in a win over JMU (Feb. 18)… drove in two runs against Richmond (Feb. 19)… went 2-for-4 and scored once at defending national champion Coastal Carolina in a Red Storm victory (Feb. 20)… went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and three runs scored against Kansas State, launching his first home run of the season (Feb. 24)… tallied a 2-for-5 effort with a pair of RBIs against UMBC (Feb. 25)… ripped a three-run double against UMBC (Feb. 26)… belted a game-tying, two-run homer in the Red Storm’s come-from-behind victory against No. 7 North Carolina in Chapel Hill (March 1)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Appalachian State (March 3)… scored twice against East Carolina (March 4)… walked twice and drove in a run against Western Carolina (March 5)… drove in a run and scored twice in the second game of doubleheader at Liberty (March 11)… tied a career-high with four hits and drove in a pair of runs against Iona in Norfolk, Va. (March 17)… doubled and scored a run against UMass Lowell (March 18)… drove in a run and walked twice against Saint Peter’s (March 22)… reached base in all five of his plate appearances, going 3-for-3 with a pair of walks in the second game of a doubleheader against Maine (March 25)… went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and stole two bases against Maine (March 26)… belted a three-run roundtripper against Wagner (March 29)… went 2-for-4 and drove in a run at Hofstra (April 1)… went 3-for-3 and scored twice against Hofstra (April 2)… went 2-for-4 against Columbia (April 5)… tallied two hits in three-straight outings at Creighton (April 7-9)… left the yard in a come-from-behind victory at Butler (April 14)… went 2-for-5 and scored twice in the series finale in Indianapolis (April 15)… went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs against NYIT (April 18)… tallied three RBIs against FDU (April 22)… went 2-for-5 and scored twice against FDU (April 23)… walked three times against Princeton (April 26)… recorded a game-winning, walk-off single in the Red Storm’s series finale against Seton Hall (April 30)… drove in a run against Iona (May 2)… knocked in a run at Georgetown (May 6)… doubled in the first game of a doubleheader against Xavier (May 12)… went 4-for-6 with four RBIs in the finale of a series sweep against the Musketeers (May 14)… went 1-for-5 with a pair of runs scored at LIU Brooklyn (May 16)… drove in two runs against Villanova (May 19)… drove in a run against Creighton in the BIG EAST Tournament (May 27)… went 2-for-5 against Xavier in the BIG EAST Championship Game (May 28)… went 2-for-4 in the NCAA Regional opener against Vanderbilt (June 2).
As a Sophomore (2016):
Played and started in 54 of the Red Storm’s 55 games, all at shortstop… First Team CoSIDA Academic All-District Selection… hit .298 with a team-high five home runs, five triples and 40 RBIs… drew 27 walks, the third-highest total on the squad… went 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs in the season-opener against Richmond (Feb. 19)… went 1-for-5 with a run scored against Western Carolina (Feb. 21)… knocked a hit and scored a run for the second-straight game at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 26)… began a four-game hitting streak, going 1-for-3 with an RBI in the series finale at Florida State (March 6)… registered his first multi-hit game of the season, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs at Iona (March 8)… recorded a pair of RBIs at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… went 1-for-4 with an RBI at Southern Illinois (March 11)… recorded an RBI and went 2-for-5 in the series finale at Southern Illinois (March 13)… went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs against Fairfield (March 16)… recorded a homer, a double and four RBIs in the series finale at Nevada (March 20)… scored three runs in each of the first two games of a series against La Salle (March 25 and 26)… went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs against Wagner (March 30)… scored four runs against NYIT (April 1)… went 2-for-4, including a solo home run, at NYIT (April 2)… knocked a double against Columbia (April 6)… went 2-for-5 and drove in a pair of runs in the second game of a twin bill at Georgetown (April 8)… brought home a career-high five runs, belting two homers against Albany (April 12)… went 1-for-3 with a walk at Villanova (April 15)… went 4-for-4 and drove in two runs against Saint Peter’s (April 17)… drove in a run in the second game of a doubleheader at Xavier (April 23)… hit his third triple of the season and scored three runs in a 2-for-5 showing against LIU Brooklyn (April 27)… went 4-for-5 in the first game of a twin bill at Louisville, went 1-for-3 and drove in a run in the second game (April 29)… capped a seven-game hitting streak with a 1-for-4 showing at Butler (May 7)… went 2-for-3 in the series opener against Creighton (May 19)… went 3-for-4 with an RBI in the second game of the series (May 20)… went 1-for-3 and drove in a run in the series finale against the Bluejays (May 21)… drove in a run in the BIG EAST Tournament against Xavier (May 26).
As a Freshman (2015)
Appeared in 43 games, including 16 starts ... batted .200 (13-for-65) with one double, 14 RBI and eight runs scored ... had one RBI at Creighton (May 22) in BIG EAST Tournament action ... went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Saint Peter's (May 12) ... had an RBI against Xavier (May 10) ... collected one RBI against Villanova (April 24) ... finished 1-for-1 with an RBI double and a run scored against Marist (April 21) ... went 1-for-3 at Creighton (April 18) ... walked three times and finished 1-for-2 with two runs at Butler (April 2) ... went 1-for-1 with two RBI and a run scored against Rider (March 28) ... finished 1-for-3 with an RBI against Saint Peter's (March 24) ... stole a base and scored a run as part of a 1-for-4 day against Fairfield (March 17) ... had two RBI and went 1-for-2 day at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 13) ... finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at then-No. 8 Oregon (March 8) in first-career start ... went 0-for-1 at Georgia Tech (Feb. 13) in collegiate-debut.
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 40th round (1,192 overall) of the 2014 MLB Draft ... a four-year letterwinner for the Cougars ... a two-time team captain ... earned Long Island Player of the Year accolades and won the Carl Yastrzemski Award, given to the outstanding high school baseball player in Suffolk County, as a senior ... an SCSCA/PAL Gold Glove winner as a senior ... a two-time all-state selection, including first team honors as a senior ... a 2014 second team Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region choice ... a two-time first team All-Long Island selection ... a two-time all-county selection ... a two-time League 1 MVP ... a three-time All-League 1 honoree.
Jesse Joseph Berardi ... born in Commack, N.Y. ... son of Ralph and Patty Berardi ... has three older brothers, Andy, Tommy and Kevin ... chose St. John's for its baseball program, coaching staff and academics ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in finance.