Shaw finishes with four RBI as four players register multi-RBI games.
Five players register multi-RBI games to lead Red Storm.
St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Made a team-high 25 appearances, all in relief... carried a sub-one ERA into the month of May... finished the year with a 2.45 ERA, a 3-1 record and two saves... surrendered just two earned runs in his first 16 appearances, a stretch of 30.1 innings... struck out 26 and walked 10 on the season... tossed a scoreless inning in the Red Storm's season opener against Western Carolina (Feb. 17)... struck out two in a scoreless inning against UMBC (Feb. 25)... allowed no hits and struck out three in 2.1 frames of work at No. 9 East Carolina (March 4)... allowed no runners to reach base in 2.1 innings during the first game of a doubleheader at Liberty, registering his first save of the season (March 11)... allowed his first earned run of the campaign against Iona (March 17)... struck out three in 1.1 no-hit frames against Saint Peter's (March 22)... tossed three perfect innings of relief to register his second save of the season in the latter game of a doubleheader against Maine (March 25)... threw a perfect inning against Wagner (March 29)... allowed no runners to reach base and struck out three in three innings of work against Columbia (April 5)... tossed a career-high 4.1 innings, all of which were scoreless, in the series opener against Creighton for his first win of the season (April 7)... struck out two in an inning of work in the series finale against the Bluejays (April 9)... allowed no runners to reach base in two frames and picked up the win against Butler (April 13)... allowed just one run in four innings against the Bulldogs (April 15)... tossed scoreless innings against NYIT (April 18) and FDU (April 22)... allowed just one hit in 1.2 frames against Princeton (April 26)... struck out two in 2.2 innings of work to record his third win of the season at LIU Brooklyn (May 16)... tossed a perfect frame of relief against Villanova (May 19)... threw 1.1 scoreless innings against the Wildcats in the team's regular season finale (May 20).
As a Freshman (2016):
Made 19 appearances, all in relief… registered a 2-0 record with a 5.75 ERA… surrendered one hit in 1.1 innings of relief, picking up the win at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… threw two scoreless innings at Southern Illinois (March 13)… tossed 1.1 frames against Wagner (March 30)… tossed consecutive scoreless outings at NYIT (April 2) and Columbia (April 6)… struck out one and surrendered one hit in 1.1 innings of work against Saint Peter’s (April 19)… registered his second win of the season with two innings of scoreless relief against LIU-Brooklyn (April 27)… struck out one in a perfect inning of relief against Albany (May 17).
A two-year letterwinner for the Spartans ... played travel ball for the Southern California Bombers.
Joseph Thomas Kelly ... born in Pasadena, Calif. ... son of Thomas and Christina Kelly ... has two younger sisters, Emma and Abbey, and one younger brother, Patrick ... chose St. John's for its academics and athletics ... lists his father and grandfather as the people he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in finance.