Tori Free pitches one-hitter with season-high 12 strikeouts in Game One victory.
Head Coach Amy Kvilhaug returns to her alma mater for conference matchup.
Carrullo pitches five innings of shutdown relief to earn victory.
Francesca Carrullo picks up first conference honor roll of career as well.
Kaitlin Fitzgerald hits two home runs in series victory.
#SJUSB Photo Gallery: April 1, 2014 Butler 4, St. John's 2 St. John's 7, Butler 5
#SJUSB vs. The Dutch National Team on March 5, 2014
Photos from the Red Storm Softball's annual 100 Out Fundraiser at Red Storm Field.
As a sophomore in 2013: Appeared in 14 games, starting in five ... finished season with a 6.20 ERA with two complete games through 35 innings of work ... struck out 24 batters ... recorded season best six strikeouts on the road against Connecticut on April 20 ... named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
As a freshman in 2012: One of the top freshman pitchers in the BIG EAST, posting a 5.07 ERA and a 7-7 record in 32 appearances with 14 starts ... the 32 appearances ranks as the tenth-highest single season total in school history ... talented ground ball pitcher who posted a 3.80 ERA in games she started with six complete games ... posted her first win of the year with a complete game, allowing no earned runs and striking out five against Gardener-Webb (March 10) ... helped St. John's get its first conference victory with six innings at Providence (March 28) where she allowed just one run while striking out four ... tied a season-high with six strikeouts in a complete-game victory in the series opener against Rutgers (April 28) ... named to the 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Before St. John's: Four-year letter-winner at Central Bucks South High School ... honorable mention all-conference selection as a freshman ... first team all-conference and second team all-state in 2009 after collecting 162 strikeouts in 108 innings and 15-0 record... first team all-conference and first team all-state in 2010 with 237 strikeouts in 158 innings with a 20-2 record ... second team all-conference in 2011 with 168 strikeouts and a 12-4 record ... earned Southeastern Pennsylvania player of the year in 2010 ... named team MVP 2009-11 ... led team to third place in the state as a sophomore and state runner-up as a junior ... qualified for Gold Nationals in 2010 and 2011.
Personal: Parents are Elyse and Ralph Carrullo ... has two sisters, Gabriella and Rachael ... sister Gabriella played softball at Mansfield University ... majoring in communications ... aspires to work on air at ESPN after graduation ... chose St. John's over Syracuse, Rutgers, Marist, Buffalo and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... came to St. John's because of the softball program and the communications industry in New York.
Carrullo Up Close:
Favorite Ball Park: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pa.