CURTAIN CALL CLASSIC: McArdle Nets Overtime Winner As Red Storm Beats Villanova, 11-10, On Senior Day
St. John's honors historic senior class, improves to 7-6 and finishes 3-3 in BIG EAST play.
Saturday's BIG EAST clash marks St. John's home and conference regular-season finale.
St. John's scores five unanswered in fourth quarter to stun Long Island rival.
St. John's starts campaign 4-0 at DaSilva Field for first time in program history.
St. John's improves to 2-1 on the season as three players score hat tricks at DaSilva Field.
St. John's defeats Stony Brook, 13-11, on March 22, 2014.
St. John's prevails, 11-10, in overtime over local rival Hofstra at DaSilva Field on March 18, 2014.
St. John's 15 Marquette 10 April 27, 2013
St. John's 16 Providence 13 Providence, R.I. April 20, 2013
St. John's 11 Villanova 13
As A Junior (2013): Started in all 13 games in the St. John's midfield in 2013, scoring 12 goals and assisting on six more while tallying 10 groundballs ... scored four of his goals in man-up situations ... posted career highs in both goals with three and points with four in a 14-13 road loss to Georgetown (April 6) ... scored a goal in the Red Storm's season-opening road victory over Holy Cross (Feb. 16) ... recorded a goal and an assist in a home loss to Stony Brook (Feb. 25) ... scored twice in a home victory over Rutgers (March 16) ... recorded two goals in a home loss to Villanova (April 13) ... tallied a goal and two assists in St. John's victorious season finale against Marquette (April 27).
As A Sophomore (2012): Played in all 15 games and registered 11 starts ... finished the season with 13 goals and three assists ... scored his first two goals of the season in the win over Rutgers (March 17) ... followed with another two goals at Hofstra (March 20) ... tallied two goals at the Big City Classic against Notre Dame (April 1) ... netted two goals including the game winner in overtime at Georgetown (April 7) ... totaled two goals and an assist at Drexel (April 28) ... added a goal in the BIG EAST semifinal victory over Notre Dame (May 3).
As A Freshman (2011): Played in all 14 games ... tallied 17 points on the season with eight goals and nine assists ... picked up 14 groundballs during the season ... netted a goal and two assists in his first collegiate game against Holy Cross (Feb. 19) ... scored two goals and added an assist against Yale (Feb. 26) ... recorded his second two-goal game of the season at Hofstra (March 22) ... registered a goal and two assists against Villanova (April 23).
At Putnam Valley: Lettered four years in lacrosse ... also played football and basketball ... captained the football and lacrosse teams his senior year ... played club ball for West Rock Lacrosse ... named a NY Section I All-American in 2010 and earned All-Section in 2009 ... holds school records for most goals in a game (8), most goals in a season (70), most points in a season (103), and most career goals and points ... led team to Sectional and Regional Championships in 2009 and 2010, scoring the game-winning goal in the 2010 Sectional Championship game.
Off The Field:Son of Valerie and Joseph Fitzgerald ... has two siblings, Rachel (18) and James (16) ... is currently undecided on a major ... nickname is "Fitz" ... named to the 2012 BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... enjoys snowboarding and wakeboarding ... lists netting the game-winning overtime goal against Georgetown his sophomore season as his favorite moments in sports.
Fitzgerald Up Close
Favorite Book: "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton
Favorite Movie: "Hot Tub Time Machine"
Favorite Food: Homemade pasta
Favorite Pro Team: New York Jets