Rutgers Baseball started their 2024 season with a victory, securing a 7-6 win in 11 innings against Winthrop. Freshman pitcher Zack Konstantinovsky made an impressive collegiate debut, pitching for 4.0 innings and striking out seven. Third baseman Tony Santa Maria and centerfielder RJ Johnson Jr. showcased strong performances at the plate. The team will now enjoy a brief rest before their upcoming weekend series against Old Dominion.

By the Numbers
  • Final Score: Rutgers 7, Winthrop 6
  • Zack Konstantinovsky: 4.0 innings pitched, 7 strikeouts
  • Tony Santa Maria: 2-for-4 with a solo home run
  • RJ Johnson Jr.: 2-for-4 with an RBI
State of Play
  • Rutgers won their first series of the 2024 season
  • Upcoming weekend series against Old Dominion
  • Next game: Friday at 3pm ET, available on ESPN+
Bottom Line

Rutgers Baseball secures an impressive victory against Winthrop to start the 2024 season, with promising performances from new talent and key players. The team looks forward to their upcoming series against Old Dominion.