Joey Christopher
Joey  Christopher

RS Senior

Merrick, N.Y.

High School:
Sanford H. Calhoun

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230


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. Personal
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.


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