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Joe Kuzia
Joe  Kuzia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seymour, Conn.

High School:
Seymour

Last College:
Herkimer County C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

05/16/2015

St. John's Defeats Southern Illinois, 4-3, To Notch 12th-Straight Victory

Red Storm finishes regular season with 36-14 overall record.

05/08/2015

Harris Totals Four RBI As St. John's Rallies To Defeat Xavier, 9-5

Senior finishes 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and two runs scored.

04/15/2015

Six-Run Fourth Lifts St. John's Past Princeton, 9-1

Caruso collects career-high three RBI to pace Red Storm.

02/11/2015

Kuzia Named To NCBWA Stopper Of The Year Watch List

Senior reliever led BIG EAST with 13 saves last season.

02/05/2015

SEASON PREVIEW PART I: Pitching Breakdown

Red Storm returns 11 arms, including two Preseason All-BIG EAST selections.

01/28/2015

2015 Bullpen Winter Banquet

2015 Bullpen Winter Banquet

01/28/2015

Coach Ed Blankmeyer Tribute Video

Coach Ed Blankmeyer Tribute Video

02/14/2014

2014 Season Hype Video

Hype Video for the 2014 Season.

As a Junior (2014)
A first team ABCA All-Northeast Region selection ... a first team All-BIG EAST honoree ... made 28 relief appearances ... went 0-2 with 13 saves and a 0.97 ERA in 37.0 innings of work ... totaled 29 strikeouts ... did not allow an earned run until 25th appearance, a stretch of 34.0 innings ... worked 24 scoreless appearances ... surrendered just three extra-base hits ... led the league and ranked tied for 19th nationally in saves ... ranked fifth in the league in appearances ... recorded the save with 1.0 scoreless frame in the first game of a doubleheader at Seton Hall (May 17) ... earned the save with a scoreless ninth against Creighton (May 9) ... had two strikeouts in a scoreless ninth to earn the save against Albany (May 6) ... retired final two batters for the save at Xavier (May 4) ... earned the save with 1.2 shutout frames at Xavier (May 3) ... struck out two in 1.2 scoreless innings for the save against Georgetown (April 25) ... tossed 1.1 shutout frames to record the save against Boston College (April 23) ... worked 2.0 scoreless innings in a save against Butler (April 13) ... tossed a scoreless ninth for the save against Butler (April 11) ... struck out four in 1.1 shutout frames to earn the save at Villanova (April 4) ... tossed a scoreless ninth in a save against Wagner (April 2) ... retired six-straight in a two-inning save against James Madison (March 23) ... worked a 1-2-3 ninth against James Madison (March 23) to earn first-career save ... had four strikeouts in 2.2 innings of relief against Fairfield (March 18) ... tossed a 1-2-3 inning at Pepperdine (Feb. 15) in Division I debut.

At Herkimer County C.C. (2012-13)
Appeared in 18 games in two seasons with the Generals ... went 7-4 with one complete game and a 5.74 ERA in 69.0 innings of work ... totaled 70 strikeouts ... helped squad win back-to-back Mountain Valley Conference championships.

At Seymour
Earned four letters for the Wildcats ... helped squad win Naugatuck Valley League championship as a sophomore ... also lettered in basketball, football and indoor track.

Personal
Joseph Thomas Kuzia ... born in Waterbury, Conn. ... son of Tom and Jackie Kuzia ... has one younger brother, Nick ... chose St. John's for the opportunity to become a better baseball player ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Aroldis Chapman as his favorite athlete ... majoring in sport management.

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