2008: Named to the Horizon League’s Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Started 41 games for the Crusaders ... had five multi-hit games ... drove in a pair of runs in the first game of a doubleheader against Western Illinois on May 4 ... second on the team with four stolen bases ... tripled against Centenary ... second on the team with four sacrifice bunts ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.
2006: Appeared in all 51 games for the Brown and Gold, making 49 starts ... went 4-for-5 at Ball State ... scored three times against the Cardinals ... finished the year with nine sacrifice bunts and nine hit by pitches ... tied for the team lead drawing 19 walks ... had a .358 on base percentage ... stole five bases ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.
2005: Saw action in 44 games for the Crusaders as a rookie ... started 28 games for the Brown and Gold ... finished fourth on the team hitting .320 ... scored 22 runs and drove in 14 more ... had eight extra base hits including a homer against Butler ... was 6-of-9 on stolen base attempts ... posted a .421 on base percentage and a .437 slugging mark ... recipient of team’s Rookie of the Year award ... received the Jeff Raymond Award.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Oakers ... a Rhode Island All-Star shortstop as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... a three-time All-Conference selection.
Personal: John is the son of John and Teresa Giusti ... major is sports management ... born October 2, 1985.