Caruso and Berardi combine for six RBI in victory.
St. John's returns 20 letterwinners from a squad that went 41-16 last season.
Made 24 appearances, all in relief, for the Red Storm, good enough for second-most on the squad… turned in a 3-1 record and a 3.28 ERA… struck out 27 and walked 17 on the year… named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on April 17… made his season debut against Richmond, tossing two scoreless frames (Feb. 19)… earned the win against defending national champion No. 9 Coastal Carolina, striking out two and allowing just one hit in 2.1 frames of scoreless ball (Feb. 20)… threw a scoreless inning against UMBC (Feb. 26)… earned his lone save of the season against Appalachian State (March 3)… tossed a scoreless inning at Liberty (March 10)… fanned two in as many innings against Columbia (April 5)… earned his second win of the season against Albany, striking out three in 2.2 scoreless innings (April 11)… turned in a tremendous performance against Butler , picking up the win after tossing three scoreless frames and recording five outs with the winning run on third (April 15)… struck out two in two scoreless frames against NYIT (April 18)… fanned three and walked none in 2.1 scoreless innings against Princeton (April 26)… tossed 2.1 scoreless frames against Iona on Senior Day (May 2)… allowed just one hit in 1.2 innings of work against LIU Brooklyn (May 16)… made an appearance against Vanderbilt in the NCAA Clemson Regional (June 2).
As a Freshman (2016):
Made 26 appearances, all in relief… registered a 1-0 record with a 3.92 ERA… threw 0.2 innings of perfect relief against Richmond (Feb. 19)… tossed 0.2 frames and allowed a walk at Florida State (March 4)… struck out two in one inning of work at Iona (March 8)… picked up the win against Fairfield, allowing only one hit in 1.2 innings of work (March 16)… struck out one against La Salle, starting a streak of five appearances without allowing a run (March 25)… threw 1.2 hitless innings against Saint Peter’s, striking out one (April 19)… struck out one in a perfect inning against Iona (May 3)… registered two strikeouts in two innings of work against Butler (May 8)… pitched a combined 2.1 innings of scoreless relief in BIG EAST Tournament appearances against Seton Hall and Creighton.
At Mark T. Sheehan
A three-year letterwinner for the Titans ... a two-time SCC All-Housatonic selection ... helped Titans win Class M state championship as a senior ... earned 2015 high honorable mention Perfect Game Preseason All-America honors ... a 2015 second team Perfect Game Preseason All-Northeast Region choice
Turner French ... born in Wallingford, Conn. ... son of Paul and Jenni French ... has a younger brother, Hayden ... chose St. John's for the coaching staff and academics ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... lists Tom Brady as his favorite athlete ... interested in majoring in education ... aspires to be a teacher and coach.