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Joe Napolitano
Joe  Napolitano

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Hollis, N.H.

High School:
Lawrence Academy

Last College:
Wake Forest

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 220

Position:
RHP

06/27/2016

New York Mets Sign Napolitano To Minor League Contract

Reliever posted a 1.93 ERA in lone season with Red Storm.

05/27/2016

McAuliffe Pitches St. John's Past Seton Hall, 4-1

Righty works 7.0 innings of one-run ball to lead Red Storm

05/21/2016

LoPresti Leads Combined Two-Hitter As St. John’s Defeats Creighton, 6-2

Freshman earns win with 5.1 innings of two-run ball in regular season finale.

05/07/2016

St. John's Sweeps Series-Opening Doubleheader Against Butler

Torres tosses 7.0 scoreless frames in game one victory.

03/25/2016

Six-RBI Day For Dixon Leads St. John’s To 16-7 Win Against La Salle

Junior records Red Storm’s first six-RBI game since April 24, 2013.

As a Graduate Student (2016)
Made 25 appearances, all in relief, pitching 42.0 innings and compiling a 3-1 record and a 1.93 ERA, good enough for second on the squad… Registered two saves on the season… signed to a free agent, minor league contract by the New York Mets organization after the season… pitched 0.2 innings of flawless relief in the season opener against Richmond (Feb. 19)… struck out one in one inning of hitless work against Western Carolina (Feb. 20)… struck out two in 2.1 innings of work and got the win at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 26)… struck out two in 1.1 innings at Iona (March 8)… pitched two perfect innings against Fairfield (March 16)… allowed only one hit in 3.2 innings of work at Nevada (March 19)… recorded a then season-high three strikeouts and recorded the win against La Salle (March 25)… held Xavier without a run in 2.1 innings of work (April 24)… pitched three scoreless innings at Louisville (April 29)… picked up his third win of the year, striking out three and allowing no hits in 3.1 innings against Butler (May 7)… registered a season-high four strikeouts in just 1.2 innings at Seton Hall (May 13)… Threw 2.2 flawless innings against Creighton (May 21)… made relief appearances against Xavier (May 26) and Seton Hall (May 27) in the BIG EAST Tournament.

At Wake Forest (2012-15)
As a batter: Played in 67 games, including 29 starts, in four seasons with the Demon Deacons ... batted .198 (22-for-111) with three doubles, one home run, 14 RBI and 16 runs scored.
As a pitcher: made seven relief appearances, all in 2015 ... tossed four scoreless outings ... went 0-0 with a 7.50 ERA and four strikeouts in 6.0 innings of work.

At Lawrence Academy
A three-year letterwinner for the Spartans ... served as team captain as a senior ... a three-time All-ISL selection ... earned ISL Offensive Player of the Year honors as a sophomore ... helped squad post a 15-0 league mark to win ISL championship as a senior ... also earned two football letters and two basketball letters.

Personal
Joseph Gerald Napolitano ... born in Nashua, N.H. ... son of Richard and Angela Napolitano ... has a younger sister, Christina, and a younger brother, Dominic ... chose St. John's for its graduate school and the winning tradition of the baseball program ... lists his father and Tom Brady as the people he most admires ... lists Tom Brady as his favorite athlete ... working towards a master's degree in sport management.

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