Reliever ranks tied for ninth all-time with 72 appearances for the Red Storm.
St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Hackimer becomes program's all-time saves leader and matches single-season saves mark.
Caruso collects career-high three RBI to pace Red Storm.
Harris and Knightes combine for five RBI to lead Red Storm offense.
Postgame Highlights: St. John's 1, Rider 0
2015 Bullpen Winter Banquet
Coach Ed Blankmeyer Tribute Video
Hype Video for the 2014 Season.
2013 Intro Video
Made 12 appearances, all in relief… compiled a 7.88 ERA… signed a free agent, minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays after the season… tossed a scoreless inning at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… threw 2.2 innings, surrendered one hit and recorded a season-high five strikeouts at Southern Illinois (March 11)… threw 1.1 innings of flawless relief against NYIT (April 1)… Struck out four and surrendered only one earned run in 3.1 innings of work against Princeton (April 13).
As a Junior (2015)
Made 18 relief appearances ... went 2-0 with a 6.11 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 17.2 innings of work ... had one strikeout in 1.0 shutout frame for the win against Southern Illinois (May 15) ... allowed one unearned run in 1.0 inning of work against Albany (May 5) ... tossed 1.0 scoreless inning against Villanova (April 26) ... worked 1.0 scoreless frame against Princeton (April 15) ... totaled three strikeouts in 2.0 scoreless innings to earn the win at Butler (April 4) ... tossed 1.0 shutout frame against Rider (March 29) ... had two strikeouts in 2.2 scoreless innings against Hofstra (March 25).
As a Sophomore (2014)
Appeared in 18 games, including seven starts ... posted a 2-3 record to go with a 6.06 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 35.2 innings of work ... went 2-0 with a 3.24 ERA in 16.2 innings of work in 11 bullpen appearances ... had two strikeouts in 1.0 scoreless frame at Seton Hall (May 17) ... earned the win with 3.1 shutout frames of relief against Saint Peter's (May 13) ... had one strikeout in 1.0 shutout frame against Creighton (May 11) ... worked 2.0 scoreless innings against Princeton (April 29) ... pitched 1.0 shutout inning against Georgetown (April 27) ... tossed 2.2 shutout frames of relief to earn the win against Towson (April 1) ... struck out five and allowed one run in 4.0 innings of work to take a no-decision in a start against James Madison (March 22) ... allowed one unearned run in 3.0 innings of relief against Saint Joseph's (Feb. 22).
As a Freshman (2013)
Made 24 appearances, all in relief ... went 3-0 with three saves and a bullpen-best 3.24 ERA ... totaled 37 strikeouts in 41.2 innings ... allowed just a .164 opponent batting average ... worked 15 scoreless appearances, including two streaks of five-consecutive scoreless outings ... tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in BIG EAST Tournament action against Pittsburgh (May 22) ... had two strikeouts in 2.2 scoreless innings at Miami (May 4) ... had two strikeouts in 2.0 scoreless frames against Iona (May 1) ... worked 2.1 innings of one-run ball to earn the win against then-No. 8 Louisville (April 21) ... tossed 2.0 scoreless innings to combine on a shutout and earn the save against Connecticut (April 5) ... totaled three strikeouts in 3.0 scoreless frames to earn the win against NYIT (April 1) ... had four strikeouts and allowed one run in 2.1 innings of work against Cincinnati (March 28) to register first-career win ... retired only batter faced with a game-ending strikeout to record the save at LIU Brooklyn (March 20) ... worked 0.2 scoreless innings at Radford (March 10) to register first-career save ... tossed 2.2 scoreless frames at East Carolina (March 2) ... surrendered two runs in 2.1 innings of work against FGCU (Feb. 15) in collegiate-debut.
At Governor Livingston
Earned four letters for the Highlanders ... served as team captain as a senior ... a three-time first team All-Union County honoree ... a two-time first team All-Union County Conference selection ... earned first team All-Group II honors as a senior ... helped squad win NJSIAA Group II State Championship as a junior ... also earned two football letters.
Joseph Anthony Graziano, Jr. ... born in Summit, N.J. ... son of Joe and Janet Graziano ... has an older sister, Tara, a younger sister, Brianna, and a younger brother, Anthony ... chose St. John's for the coaching staff and academics ... lists his mother as the person he most admires ... lists Mike Vick as his favorite athlete ... majoring in marketing.