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Michael LoPresti
Michael  LoPresti

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wayne, N.J.

High School:
Wayne Valley

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
RHP

05/21/2016

LoPresti Leads Combined Two-Hitter As St. John’s Defeats Creighton, 6-2

Freshman earns win with 5.1 innings of two-run ball in regular season finale.

05/03/2016

Four-Run First Sets Tone As St. John’s Cruises Past Iona, 13-3

Red Storm improves to 11-1 this season when scoring at least 10 runs.

04/12/2016

Berardi Homers Twice As St. John’s Powers Past Albany, 20-3

Shortstop registers Red Storm’s first multi-home run game since 2011.

03/08/2016

Seventh-Inning Rally Leads St. John’s To 5-2 Win Against Iona

Four Red Storm pitchers combine to total 10 strikeouts.

02/16/2016

Season Preview: Breaking Down The 2016 Red Storm Roster

St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.

As a Sophomore (2017):
Made 14 appearances, 12 of which were starts, for the Red Storm… compiled a 6-1 record with a 4.66 ERA… struck out 44 batters and surrendered 26 walks on the season… allowed one run on four hits while striking out seven in five innings of work against JMU (Feb. 18)… tallied a career-high nine strikeouts in five innings to move to 2-0 on the season against UMBC (Feb. 25)… allowed three runs on four hits against No. 9 East Carolina (March 4)… threw a perfect inning of relief to pick up the win against Saint Peter’s (March 22)… struck out five in six innings of shutout ball and surrendered just three hits, improving to 4-0 against Maine (March 26)… moved to 5-0 on the campaign with four innings of one-hit action against Hofstra (April 2)… suffered his only loss of the season at Creighton (April 9)… allowed one run in 5.2 frames of work against Seton Hall (April 30)… allowed just one earned run in 4.2 innings against Xavier (May 14)… threw a career-high seven innings against Creighton, striking out five and surrendering two runs on only five hits, retired the last 11 Bluejay batters he faced (May 27).

As a Freshman (2016):
Made 13 appearances for the Red Storm, including nine starts… compiled a 3-0 record with a 4.81 ERA… made his collegiate debut against CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 27)… made his first start at Iona, tossing 4.2 innings of one-hit, one-run ball that featured three strikeouts (March 8)… threw an inning of perfect relief in back-to-back appearances against La Salle (March 26) and NYIT (April 1)… picked up his first career win, striking out seven in 5.0 innings of work at Albany (April 12)… threw 4.0 innings of one-run ball to get the win against Iona (May 3)… got the start and threw 5.1 innings of two-hit, two-run ball against Creighton to pick up the win (May 21).

At Wayne Valley
A three-year letterwinner for the Indians ... earned first team All-Passaic County and first team All-North Jersey honors as a senior ... a first team All-Big North Independence Division selection as a senior ... tossed a complete game in the championship to help Indians win 2015 Passaic County title ... a 2015 second team Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region selection.

Personal
Michael Frederick LoPresti ... born in Wayne, N.J. ... son of Wayne and Cathy LoPresti ... has an older sister, Erica ... chose St. John's for the baseball tradition, coaching staff and academics ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Jacob deGrom as his favorite athlete ... interested in studying business.

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