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.
Freshman earns win with 5.1 innings of two-run ball in regular season finale.
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.
Shaw finishes with four RBI as four players register multi-RBI games.
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.
30th Round Pick of the Miami Marlins (899th overall)... graduated second on the St. John's career hits list (268)... First Team All-BIG EAST selection for the fourth-straight year, only the second player in league history to accomplish the feat four times...named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team... CoSIDA Academic All-District selection... BIG EAST Player of the Week (May 1)... finished third on the team and third in the BIG EAST in batting average (.374)... turned in a team-best 27 multi-hit games... tied for the team lead in walks (38)... reached base at a .473 clip and slugged .547... ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-Region... tallied 15 doubles, five triples and four home runs on the season... went 2-for-4 with a double and scored twice in the team's season-opener against Western Carolina (Feb. 17)... went 2-for-5 and scored twice against JMU (Feb. 18)... drove in his first run of the season against Richmond (Feb. 19)... tallied two hits and scored a run in the Red Storm's victory over the defending national champions, No. 9 Coastal Carolina... went 2-for-3 and drove in a run against UMBC (Feb. 25)... registered another RBI the following day against the Retrievers (Feb. 26)... belted the game-winning home run at No. 7 North Carolina (March 1)... brought home a run at No. 9 East Carolina (March 4)... went 1-for-5 with an RBI against Western Carolina (March 5)... went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in the series opener at Liberty (March 10)... hit a two-run triple in the series finale against the Flames (March 11)... went 1-for-1 and walked four times against Iona (March 17)... drove in a run against UMass Lowell (March 18)... smacked a two-run triple against Saint Peter's (March 22)... went 2-for-4 in both games of a doubleheader against Maine (March 25)... drove in four runs in the series finale against the Black Bears (March 26)... went 1-for-2 and walked twice against Wagner (March 29)... went 3-for-5 with an RBI at Hofstra (April 1)... drove in a pair of runs and scored three times against the Pride (April 2)... went 2-for-4 against Columbia (April 5)... went 2-for-5 and drove in a run at Creighton (April 8)... tallied four hits and drove in three runs against Albany (April 11)... drove in a run in the series opener at Butler (April 13)... smacked a two-run, game-tying home run at Butler (April 14)... scored once and walked twice in the series finale with the Bulldogs (April 15)... went 2-for-5 with an RBI and scored three times against NYIT (April 18)... went 2-for-3 and scored twice in the series opener against FDU (April 22)... followed that up with a 2-for-4, four-run performance against the Knights (April 23)... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the series opener with Seton Hall (April 28)... turned in a perfect 4-for-4 outing and scored the game-winning run in the series finale with the Pirates (April 30)... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored on Senior Night against Iona (May 2)... doubled at Georgetown (May 5)... went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the series finale with the Hoyas (May 7)... turned in a 3-for-5, one-RBI outing in the second game of doubleheader with Xavier (May 12)... went 2-for-4 and scored four times in the series finale with the Musketeers (May 14)... went 2-for-3 and scored twice in the regular season finale against Villanova (May 20)... went 2-for-4 in the BIG EAST Tournament against Seton Hall (May 26)... tallied three hits and drove in a run against Creighton (May 27)... hit a sac fly and scored once on Championship Sunday against Xavier (May 28)... went 2-for-4 and drove in a run against Vanderbilt in the NCAA Clemson Regional opener (June 2).
As a Junior (2016):
First Team All-BIG EAST for the third-straight season… one of just three Johnnies to play and start in all 55 games… finished second on the team with a .315 batting average… belted a team-best 16 doubles to go along with three homers, 31 RBIs, 62 hits and 30 walks… picked up his first hit of the season and registered an RBI at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 26)… drove in a run in the series finale at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 28)… knocked in two runs in the series opener at Florida State (March 4)… went 2-for-4 with a double at Iona (March 8)… went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double and two RBIs at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 9)… registered singles in back-to-back games against Southern Illinois and Fairfield (March 13 and 16)… drove in a run against La Salle (March 25)… had a monster doubleheader against La Salle, going 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the first game before going 3-for-4 with three runs scored in the second tilt (March 26)… drove in two runs against Wagner (March 30)… went 2-for-3 with a home run at NYIT (April 2)… went 3-for-4 with an RBI in the first game of a doubleheader against Georgetown before going 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the second game (April 8)… went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the series finale against Georgetown (April 10)… belted two doubles at Albany (April 12)… went 2-for-4 against Princeton, concluding a streak of five-straight multi-hit games (April 13)… began an 11-game hitting streak at Villanova (April 16)… drove in a run in the series finale against the Wildcats (April 17)… went 2-for-5 against Saint Peter’s (April 19)… went 2-for-3 with a double in the first game of a doubleheader at Xavier before going 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in the second contest (April 23)… went 3-for-3 with three walks and four runs scored against LIU Brooklyn (April 27)… registered a hit in each game of a three-game set at Louisville (April 30)… went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBIs against Iona (May 3)… blasted a grand slam at Seton Hall (May 14)… went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs against Creighton (May 19)… went 3-for-3 with two runs scored in the series finale against the Bluejays (May 21)… registered a hit in consecutive BIG EAST Tournament games against Seton Hall (May 27) and Creighton (May 28).
As a Sophomore (2015)
A first team All-BIG EAST selection ... one of just two players to start all 57 games ... batted .302 (64-for-212) with 12 doubles, one triple, one home run and 33 RBI ... ranked tied for second in the BIG EAST with 48 runs scored ... led the BIG EAST with 39 walks ... hit safely in 41-of-57 games ... registered 19 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... went 1-for-4 with a go-ahead RBI single in NCAA Tournament action at then-No. 11 Oklahoma State (May 31) ... walked twice and scored a run at Creighton (May 24) in the BIG EAST Tournament Finals ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs scored in BIG EAST Tournament action at Creighton (May 22) ... finished 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored against Southern Illinois (May 15) ... stole two bases and scored two runs against Saint Peter's (May 12) ... batted 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored against Xavier (May 9) ... went 1-for-4 with two RBI against Xavier (May 8) ... batted a combined 6-for-15 with one double, one home run, four RBI and four runs scored in a series at Georgetown (May 1-3) ... finished 2-for-5 with an RBI against Villanova (April 26) ... went a combined 5-for-14 with a double and a run scored in a series against Seton Hall (April 10-12) ... scored two runs and went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI at LIU Brooklyn (April 7) ... combined to bat 6-for-11 with one double one RBI and six runs scored in a series at Butler (April 2-4) ... walked three times and finished 1-for-3 with two RBI and three runs scored against Rider (March 28) ... scored two runs in the second game of a doubleheader against Holy Cross (March 15) ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and three runs at Fairleigh Dickinson (March 13) ... finished 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI at then-No. 8 Oregon (March 7) ... went 2-for-4 with a double and run scored against North Florida (Feb. 28) ... had three RBI as part of a 3-for-4 day at Charleston Southern (Feb. 27) ... drew three walks and went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored against then-No. 24 Liberty (Feb. 21) ... went 1-for-3 with two walks and a run scored at then-No. 19 Kennesaw State (Feb. 14).
As a Freshman (2014)
A Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American ... a second team ABCA All-Northeast Region honoree ... named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Year ... a first team All-BIG EAST selection ... appeared in all 55 games, including 53 starts ... batted .328 (62-for-189) with seven doubles, four triples, five home runs and 45 RBI ... led the BIG EAST with 50 runs scored ... drew 31 walks and posted a .487 on-base percentage ... ranked tied for fourth among the nation's freshmen in runs scored ... ranked sixth among the nation's freshmen in RBI ... finished among BIG EAST leaders in triples (T-2nd), on-base percentage (4th), walks (4th), home runs (T-5th), RBI (5th), slugging percentage (5th) and batting average (9th) ... reached base safely in 49-of-55 games ... registered 18 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games ... finished 3-for-5 with a two-run triple, four RBI and three runs scored against Saint Peter's (May 13) ... combined to bat 5-for-9 with one double, four RBI and four runs scored in a three-game series against Creighton (May 9-11) ... went 4-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored against Albany (May 6) ... launched a three-run home run to cap a 1-for-4 day at Xavier (May 2) ... scored three runs and finished 1-for-3 with two walks against Georgetown (April 26) ... combined to go 4-for-8 with one double, five RBI, two walks and two runs in a doubleheader against NYIT (April 19) ... blasted a go-ahead two-run home run as part of a 1-for-3 game against Butler (April 11) ... finished 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored at Villanova (April 4) ... scored four runs and went 2-for-2 with two triples, one RBI and two walks at Hofstra (March 25) ... went 2-for-3 with two walks against LIU Brooklyn (March 19) ... had two RBI, walked twice and scored a run as part of a 2-for-3 day against Fairleigh Dickinson (March 12) ... connected for a three-run home run and finished 3-for-5 with three RBI and two runs at Nebraska (March 9) ... launched first-career home run, a solo shot, and went 1-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored at Florida Memorial (March 4) ... batted 2-for-4 with two runs scored at Florida Atlantic (March 2) ... started and finished 1-for-4 with a run scored in collegiate-debut on Opening Day at Pepperdine (Feb. 14).
At Mount Sinai
Earned four letters for the Mustangs ... a two-time team captain ... a two-time all-state honoree ... a three-time all-county selection ... a three-time all-league choice ... an SCSCA/PAL Gold Glove winner as a senior ... earned 2013 honorable mention Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region accolades ... also earned four letters in football ... a two-time all-county honoree on the gridiron.
Michael Joseph Donadio ... born in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. ... son of Joe and Robin Donadio ... has a twin brother, Mark, who plays baseball at Fordham ... chose St. John's for the baseball tradition, coaching staff and proximity to home ... lists his father, who played football at Hofstra, as the person he most admires ... lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete ... majoring in finance ... aspires to play professionally.
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