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.
Shaw finishes with four RBI as four players register multi-RBI games.
Torres tosses 6.0 innings of two-run ball in first-career start.
Red Storm improves to 4-2 in BIG EAST action.
Dixon totals three RBI to pace Red Storm offense.
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.
20th Round Draft Pick of the Seattle Mariners (603rd overall)... Unanimous First Team All-BIG EAST Selection… BIG EAST Batting Champion (.394)… finished eighth in the nation in batting average and first among catchers… reached base at a .473 clip and slugged .525… one of 15 semifinalists for the Johnny Bench Award, given annually to the nation’s top catcher… had 12 doubles, three home runs and 35 RBIs on the season… got hot at the right time, hitting .458 in May and June… registered a perfect fielding percentage behind the dish and threw out 13 of the 39 base runners who attempted to steal against him… started 42 of the 49 games in which he appeared… drove in two runs in the Red Storm’s season opener against Western Carolina (Feb. 17)… went 1-for-2 and walked twice against JMU (Feb. 18)… drove in a run in the Red Storm’s victory over no. 9 Coastal Carolina, the defending national champions (Feb. 20)… went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs against Kansas State (Feb. 24)… tallied his first extra-base hit of the year, a double, and drove in a run against UMBC (Feb. 26)… registered an RBI against Appalachian State (March 3)… brought a run and started a season-high 13-game hitting streak against Western Carolina (March 5)… doubled and scored a run in the first game of a doubleheader against Liberty (March 11)… went 3-for-5 with a double against Iona in Norfolk, Va. (March 17)… doubled for the second-straight game and drove in two runs against UMass Lowell (March 18)… brought home a pair of runs against Saint Peter’s (March 22)… double and scored a run against Maine (March 26)… went 2-for-3 with a double and scored twice against Hofstra (April 2)… went 3-for-6 and scored twice in a series-opening victory at Creighton (April 7)… went 2-for-5 with a double and brought home a season-high three runs against Butler (April 13)… left the yard for the first time of the season, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored against the Bulldogs (April 14)… went deep for the second-straight day against Butler (April 15)… went 2-for-3 and drove home a pair of runs against FDU (April 22)… went 3-for-5 with three RBIs in the series finale against the Knights (April 23)… went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the series opener against Seton Hall (April 28)… went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored on Senior Night against Iona (May 2)… hit a two-run homer in the series opener with Georgetown (May 5)… went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the series finale with the Hoyas (May 7)… went 3-for-5 and drove in a run against Xavier (May 14)… registered hits in both of his at-bats and walked twice against Villanova (May 18)… doubled and went 2-for-4 in the Red Storm’s loss to Xavier to open the BIG EAST Tournament (May 25)… went 2-for-2 and brought home a run against Creighton (May 27).. went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored on championship Sunday against Xavier (May 28)… walked and scored a run against Vanderbilt in the NCAA Regional at Clemson (June 2)… went 2-for-3 with a double and drove home the team’s lone run against UNC Greensboro (June 3).
As a Junior (2016):
Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team… took home NECBL Batting Champion and MVP honors in the summer following the 2016 campaign… batted .253 with a home run, eight doubles, a triple and 35 RBIs… played in 52 games, making 50 starts… kicked off the season with a bang, knocking in two runs against Richmond (Feb. 19)… went 3-for-4 with a triple against Western Carolina (Feb. 21)… tallied hits in back-to-back appearances against CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 26 and 28)… drove in a run against Florida State (March 5)… went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the series opener against Southern Illinois (March 11)… hit two doubles in a 3-for-4 showing against Southern Illinois, driving in four runs (March 12)… went 2-for-4 and scored a run against Fairfield (March 16)… registered a career-high six RBIs with a two-run triple and a three-run home run against La Salle (March 25)… drove in three runs during a doubleheader with La Salle (March 26)… went 3-for-4 with three RBIs at NYIT (April 2)… hit a sac fly in the first game of a twin bill against Georgetown before going 4-for-4 with three RBIs in game number two (April 8)… drove in a run during the series finale with the Hoyas (April 10)… picked up an RBI against Villanova (April 17)… went 2-for-4 and belted two RBIs in the first game of a doubleheader at Xavier (April 23)… went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and three runs scored against LIU Brooklyn (April 27)… drove in a run against Iona (May 3)… went 1-for-3 in the second game of a double header against Butler (May 7)… registered hits in back-to-back games against Seton Hall (May 14 and 15)… went 1-for-2 with two walks in the series finale against Creighton (May 21)… recorded a hit and knocked in a run in the BIG EAST Tournament opener against Xavier (May 26).
As a Sophomore (2015)
A second team All-BIG EAST selection ... played in 46 games, including 33 starts ... batted .254 (31-for-122) with one double, two triples and two home runs ... added 17 RBI and 17 runs scored ... recorded seven multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... threw out 10-of-20 base stealers (50.0 percent) ... had 11 RBI in 17 BIG EAST games ... finished 1-for-4 at then-No. 11 Oklahoma State (May 29) in NCAA Tournament action ... went 1-for-1 with a two-run single at Georgetown (May 1) ... blasted a two-run, pinch-hit home run against Villanova (April 26) ... finished 1-for-2 with a double, an RBI and a run scored at Creighton (April 18) ... scored two runs and had one RBI as part of a 2-for-3 day against Princeton (April 15) ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at Albany (April 14) ... launched first-career home run, racked up five RBI and finished a double shy of the cycle as part of a 3-for-5 day against Seton Hall (April 11) ... went 4-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored against Rider (March 28) ... went 2-for-4 against Holy Cross (March 15) ... finished 2-for-5 at then-No. 8 Oregon (March 8) ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored against North Florida (Feb. 27) ... finished 1-for-1 with a triple and a run scored at East Carolina (Feb. 22).
As a Freshman (2014)
Appeared in 40 games, including 33 starts ... batted .284 (31-for-109) with five doubles, 16 RBI and 16 runs scored ... posted a .409 on-base percentage ... hit safely in 25-of-40 games ... recorded five multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... threw out 5-of-15 base stealers (33.3 percent) ... had a pinch-hit single against Seton Hall (May 22) in BIG EAST Tournament action ... finished 2-for-5 in game two of a doubleheader at Seton Hall (May 17) ... went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored at Seton Hall (May 15) ... had two RBI and a run scored as part of a 1-for-5 day against Saint Peter's (May 13) ... went 3-for-5 with a two-run double and two runs scored against Creighton (May 11) ... had a two-run double as part of a 1-for-4 day against Creighton (May 9) ... finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored at Xavier (May 4) ... went 1-for-2 with a walk and run scored against Butler (April 12) ... had an RBI double and went 1-for-3 with a run scored against James Madison (March 22) ... scored two runs against Holy Cross (March 15) ... finished 1-for-2 with two RBI, two walks and a run scored against Iona (March 11) ... went 1-for-3 with a walk at Nebraska (March 9) ... had a 2-for-3 day at the plate against Kentucky (Feb. 23) ... scored two runs against Saint Joseph's (Feb. 22) ... started and went 1-for-3 in collegiate-debut on Opening Day at Pepperdine (Feb. 14).
At Egg Harbor Township
A four-year letterwinner for the Eagles ... a two-time first team Cape Atlantic League All-American Conference selection ... a two-time first team Atlantic City Press All-Star ... a two-time second team All-South Jersey honoree ... a 2013 honorable mention Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region selection ... played for Tri-Cape in the 2013 Carpenter Cup Classic.
Troy Lee Dixon ... born in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. ... son of Brian and Lisa Dixon ... has two brothers, Trevor and Tyler, and one sister, Tara ... chose St. John's for the coaching staff and the winning tradition of the baseball program ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Jim Thorpe as his favorite athlete ... majoring in homeland security ... aspires to play professionally.