Second baseman earned BIG EAST Freshman of the Year honors.
Righty works 7.0 innings of one-run ball to lead Red Storm
Hackimer Tabbed BIG EAST Pitcher Of The Year, Shaw Named Freshman Of The Year As St. John’s Totals Four All-BIG EAST Selections
Pitcher of the Year honor goes to reliever for first time since 2005.
Hackimer improves to 7-0 with 1.2 shutout innings of relief.
Hackimer strikes out four in 2.2 scoreless innings for victory.
Photos from St. John's baseball's 9-2 win over Seton Hall on April 28, 2017
Photos from St. John's Baseball's 15-8 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on April 23, 2017
Photos from the Red Storm's 9-3 win over Albany on Tues., April 11, 2017.
First Team All-BIG EAST Selection... started at second base in all 55 games for the Red Storm... hit .288 with a .350 on-base percentage and a .384 slugging percentage... had 13 doubles, a triple and a pair of home runs... had 18 multi-hit games, including four three-hit outings... named to BIG EAST All-Tournament Team... went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, a home run and a pair of runs scored in the season opener against Western Carolina (Feb. 17)... singled and drove in a run against JMU (Feb. 18)... went 1-for-3 and scored a run against Richmond (Feb. 19)... singled and drew a walk in the Red Storm's win over No. 9 Coastal Carolina (Feb. 20)... went 3-for-4 and scored twice against UMBC (Feb. 25)... singled and drove in a run in the Red Storm's win at No. 7 North Carolina (March 1)... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against Appalachian State (March 3)... went 3-for-5 with an RBI against No. 9 East Carolina (March 4)... homered and drove in four runs against Western Carolina (March 5)... singled in the opening game of a doubleheader at Liberty (March 11)... walked twice and drove in a run in the second game of the twin bill (March 11)... doubled and drove in a run against UMass Lowell (March 18)... fell a home run shy of the cycle and scored three times in a 3-for-3 effort against Saint Peter's, also drew a walk and was hit by a pitch, reaching base in all five of his plate appearances (March 22)... went 1-for-4 in the opening game of a doubleheader with Maine (March 25)... singled and scored a run in the second game of the twin bill (March 25)... singled and scored twice in the series finale with the Black Bears (March 26)... drove in a run in both tilts of a two-game set against Hofstra (April 1-2)... went 2-for-4 with an RBI against Columbia (April 5)... went 2-for-6 and scored once in the opening game of the Creighton series (April 7)... singled in the series finale against the Bluejays (April 9)... singled and scored a run against Albany (April 11)... went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in the series opener at Butler (April 13)... hit an RBI single against the Bulldogs (April 14)... singled and registered a sac fly during the final contest in Indianapolis (April 15)... hit two doubles and drove in three runs against NYIT (April 18)... singled and scored a run against FDU (April 22)... doubled twice and set a career-high with five RBIs against Seton Hall (April 28)... singled in the series finale against the Pirates (April 30)... went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored against Iona (May 2)... singled in the series opener at Georgetown (May 5)... went 2-for-4 with a double against the Hoyas (May 6)... scored twice and drove in a run in the series finale in Bethesda (May 7)... went 2-for-4 and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader against Xavier (May 12)... drove in two runs in the series finale against the Musketeers (May 14)... went 2-for-4 and scored a run at LIU Brooklyn (May 16)... reached base in all five of his plate appearances, going 3-for-3 with a pair of walks against Villanova, also drove in a run and scored four times (May 18)... doubled and scored a run against Xavier in the opening game of the BIG EAST Tournament (May 25)... recorded two doubles and an RBI against Seton Hall (May 26)... singled and scored a run against Creighton (May 27)... went 2-for-4 with a walk and a run scored against Xavier (May 28)... singled, walked and scored twice in the opening game of the NCAA Regional against Vanderbilt (June 2).
As a Freshman (2016):
BIG EAST Freshman of the Year… Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Freshman All-American… Second Team All-BIG EAST… played and started in all 55 games as a rookie, primarily at second base… hit .297, fourth best on the team among everyday players… led the team in hits with 68… recorded a hit in 44 of the Red Storm’s 55 games… tallied a team-best 42 RBIs to go along with 10 doubles and a pair of home runs… struck out just 15 times in 229 at-bats… started off his college career with a bang, going 2-for-4 with two RBIs against Richmond (Feb. 19)… went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored against Western Carolina (Feb. 21)… registered a pair of RBIs in the series opener at CSU-Bakersfield (Feb. 26)… capped a six-game hitting streak to start his career at CSU-Bakersfield (Feb. 27)… knocked in a pair of runs in the series opener at Florida State (March 4)… went 2-for-5 with an RBI in the series finale in Tallahassee (March 6)… drove in a run at Iona (March 8)… legged out a double and scored two runs at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… capped a six-game hitting streak in the series opener at Southern Illinois (March 11)… went 2-for-4 in the series opener at Nevada (March 18)… closed out the Nevada series by going 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored (March 20)… kicked off a 16-game hitting streak by going 3-for-4 with three runs scored in the first game of a doubleheader against La Salle.. then went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored in the second tilt (March 26)… drove in two runs against Wagner (March 30)… went 3-for-4 against NYIT, belting his first collegiate home run in the process (April 1)… registered a 2-for-4 effort at Columbia (April 6)… went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader against Georgetown (April 8)… registered a season-high four RBIs at Albany (April 12)… went 2-for-5 at Villanova (April 16)… went 1-for-4 and drove in a run against Saint Peter’s (April 19)… belted a round-tripper in the first game of a doubleheader at Xavier… ended his 16-game hitting streak with an 0-for-2 effort in the second game, but still managed to drive in three runs (April 23)… tied a season-high with four RBIs against LIU-Brooklyn (April 27)… went 2-for-5 with a pair of RBIs in the opener at Louisville (April 29)… went 3-for-5, scored two runs and drove in one against Iona (May 3)… knocked in a pair of runs in the series opener against Butler (May 7)… went 2-for-5 and drove in two runs in the series finale (May 8)… went 2-for-5 with a run scored at Seton Hall (May 14)… went 2-for-5 and drove in a run in the first game of the BIG EAST Tournament against Xavier (May 26)… scored a run and went 1-for-4 against Seton Hall (May 27).
At Don Bosco Prep
A four-year letterwinner for the Ironmen ... served as team captain as a senior ... a two-time first team all-state honoree ... a two-time first team All-Bergen County selection ... a two-time Bergen County Tournament MVP ... earned both ABCA/Rawlings All-Region 2 honors and first team USA Today All-USA New Jersey accolades as a senior ... a 2015 second team Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region selection ... helped squad win three Bergen County championships.
Joshua Jacob Thomas Shaw ... born in Wayne, N.J. ... son of Tim and Colleen Shaw, and John Seneca ... has an older sister, Shannon, and an older brother, Tim ... chose St. John's for the baseball tradition, coaching staff and academics ... lists his parents as the people he most admires ... lists Ken Griffey Jr. as his favorite athlete ... step father, John Seneca, played baseball at Seton Hall before being drafted by the New York Yankees and spending one season in the minors ... planning to major in sport management.