Five players register multi-RBI efforts in game two victory.
St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Caruso collects career-high three RBI to pace Red Storm.
Red Storm returns 11 arms, including two Preseason All-BIG EAST selections.
Knightes goes 3-for-4 as three Red Storm players record multi-hit games.
Made 17 appearances, including six starts… compiled a record of 0-4 and a 7.27 ERA… struck out 23 batters while surrendering 18 walks… took the mound in the season opener against Richmond, recording a no-decision after allowing four earned in 1.2 innings of work (Feb. 19)… started against CSU Bakersfield, surrendering two hits in 3.2 innings (Feb. 26)… threw four frames at Florida State allowing five earned and picking up the loss (March 4)… allowed only one earned run in 3.2 innings of work, but took the loss at Southern Illinois (March 11)… made his first relief appearance of the season at NYIT surrendering no runs in two innings of work (April 2)… pitched 2.1 stellar innings of relief at Villanova, allowing no hits, striking out four and surrendering only one walk (April 15)… Allowed two hits and no runs in 2.2 innings of relief against Albany (May 17).
As a Redshirt Junior (2015)
Made nine appearances, including five starts ... went 0-0 with a 7.30 ERA and eight strikeouts in 12.1 innings of work ... totaled three strikeouts and allowed two unearned runs in 1.0 inning of relief against Saint Peter's (May 12) ... allowed one unearned run in 2.1 innings of work in a start against Villanova (April 26) ... tossed 1.0 scoreless inning of relief against Princeton (April 15) ... had two strikeouts in 2.2 innings of one-run ball in a start at LIU Brooklyn (April 7).
As a Redshirt Sophomore (2014)
Appeared in 16 games, including one start ... went 2-0 with a 3.68 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 22.0 innings of work ... worked eight scoreless appearances ... had three strikeouts in 2.1 scoreless frames to earn the win against NYIT (April 19) ... tossed 1.2 shutout innings at Villanova (April 5) ... worked 1.0 scoreless frame against Sacred Heart (March 29) ... had one strikeout in 1.0 shutout inning at Hofstra (March 25) ... made first-career start and finished with four strikeouts in 3.0 innings of one-run ball against Iona (March 11) ... had two strikeouts in 3.0 scoreless innings at Florida Atlantic (March 1) ... tossed 1.2 scoreless frames as part of a combined shutout to earn the win on Opening Day at Pepperdine (Feb. 14).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2013)
Made 17 appearances, all out of the bullpen ... went 2-1 with a 4.62 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 25.1 innings of work ... totaled three strikeouts in 2.2 scoreless innings against Fairfield (April 30) ... worked 1.1 shutout frames at USF (April 28) ... tossed 1.0 scoreless inning to earn the win against Boston College (April 24) ... earned first-career win with 3.0 scoreless innings against Stony Brook (March 26) ... worked 1.0 scoreless frame at LIU Brooklyn (March 20) ... surrendered two runs and had two strikeouts in 3.0 innings of work at then-No. 1 North Carolina (Feb. 27) ... retired only batter faced in collegiate-debut at then-No. 16 Georgia Tech (Feb. 24).
As a Freshman (2012)
A redshirt season.
At Sanford H. Calhoun
A four-year letterwinner for the Colts ... served as team captain as a senior ... a two-time all-conference selection ... earned 2011 honorable mention Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-America and first team All-Northeast Region accolades ... a second team All-Long Island honoree as a junior ... helped team win Nassau County championship as a junior ... also earned two basketball letters.
Joseph Sal Christopher ... born in New Hyde Park, N.Y. ... son of Paul and Jeanine Christopher ... has an older brother, Ryan, and a younger brother, Paul ... chose St. John's to grow academically and athletically ... lists his parents as the people he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in sport management.