Red Storm went 1-2 for third place finish at conference tournament.
Righty works 7.0 innings of one-run ball to lead Red Storm
Hackimer improves to 7-0 with 1.2 shutout innings of relief.
Hackimer strikes out four in 2.2 scoreless innings for victory.
Red Storm improves to 11-1 this season when scoring at least 10 runs.
Played in 43 games for the Red Storm, starting 25… led the team with a .341 batting average, knocking five doubles, a home run and a triple… ended the season on a 12-game hitting streak, a tear that included three three-hit outings… made his first start of the season as a DH against Western Carolina, going 1-for-5 with two RBIs (Feb. 21)… went 1-for-2 with a double against Iona (March 8)… registered two hits in back-to-back games against Southern Illinois (March 13) and Fairfield (March 16)… made it three games in a row with at least one hit against Nevada (March 18)… went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against La Salle (March 25)… went 2-for-5 with two runs scored in the second game of a doubleheader against Georgetown (April 8)… registered a perfect 3-for-3 outing with two RBIs and two runs scored against LIU Brooklyn, starting a five-game hitting streak that included four multi-hit outings (April 27)… went 2-for-5 in the first game of a doubleheader at Louisville before hitting a triple in the second tilt (April 29)… went 2-for-4 in the series finale against the Cardinals (April 30)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Iona (May 3)… went 3-for-4 with a run scored in the series finale against Butler (May 8)… went 2-for-4 and scored a run in the series opener at Seton Hall (May 13)… drove in two runs in the second game against the Pirates (May 15)… went 2-for-3 in the series opener against Creighton (May 19)… hit a round-tripper to highlight a 3-for-5 outing against Creighton (May 20)….went 3-for-5 with an RBI in the opening game of the BIG EAST Tournament against Xavier (May 26)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Creighton (May 28).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2015)
As a batter: Saw action in 21 games, including four starts ... batted .206 (7-for-34) with one double, two RBI and nine runs scored ... batted .375 (3-for-8) with three walks as a pinch-hitter ... had a pinch-hit single against Southern Illinois (May 15) ... went 1-for-5 with an RBI single against Albany (May 5) ... walked and scored a run against Villanova (April 26) ... made first-career start and finished 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored at Butler (April 3) ... went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit single and a run scored at Butler (April 2) ... scored two runs against Rider (March 28) ... had a pinch-hit single and a run scored at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 13) ... finished 1-for-2 with a pinch-hit single and a run scored at then-No. 19 Kennesaw State (Feb. 14) ... went 0-for-1 in collegiate-debut at Georgia Tech (Feb. 13).
As a pitcher: Made two relief appearances ... went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 1.2 innings of work ... tossed 1.0 scoreless frame against Seton Hall (April 12) ... allowed one unearned run in 0.2 innings in pitching debut against North Florida (Feb. 28).
As a Freshman (2014)
A redshirt season.
At New Rochelle
A four-year letterwinner for the Huguenots ... served as team captain for two seasons ... a two-time All-Section 1 selection ... a two-time second team Westchester/Putnam All-Star ... a 2013 honorable mention Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region honoree ... also earned four letters in hockey ... served as team captain on the ice as a senior.
John Marco Valente ... born in New Rochelle, N.Y. ... son of John and Donna Valente ... has an older brother, Joe ... chose St. John's for its academics and baseball program ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in sport management.