Sciacca drives in three runs, Beermann and Jones power Villanova with home runs
Sciacca had three runs batted in for Villanova
Both players hit home runs as Villanova salvages final game of series
All four of the runs in the game scored with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning
All of the runs scored in the game came in the last two innings
Villanova recognized its graduating seniors prior to its home game against Louisville on May 4, 2013.
Villanova defeated La Salle, 5-3, on March 26 in a game that was part of the Liberty Bell Classic.
Villanova defeated Chicago State, 8-2, on March 15, 2013.
On Goss: Reaches base consistently and does so in a variety of ways ... Does a good job of working the count ... Has power from the left side that should continue to develop over time ... Possesses speed and a plus arm ... Saw time last year at second base and on the left side of the infield ... Should see time in the outfield this season as well.
2013: Played in 46 games with 30 starts ... Made 27 starts at second base, two at shortstop and one as the designated hitter ... Batted .183 (19-for-104) but drew 24 walks and ranked fourth on the team with a .368 on-base percentage ... His walk total was third on the team and he was also hit by a pitch seven times ... Scored 16 runs and had eight runs batted in ... Hit one double and one home run ... Struck out 33 times ... Stole three bases in five tries ... Delivered three sacrifice bunts and one sacrifice fly ... Hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the fifth inning of a 5-3 victory over La Salle .. Singled twice, drove in a run and stole a base against Iona ... Drew two walks and scored two runs versus Central Connecticut ... Walked three times and scored a run against Cornell ... Had six games in which he reached base multiple times by means other than a hit (walk, hit by pitch) ... Played strong defense up the middle and had a .941 fielding percentage with 57 putouts, 55 assists and seven errors; BIG EAST: Batted .154 (8-for-52) with a .343 on-base percentage while playing in 21 conference games with 14 starts ... Drew 10 walks and was hit by a pitch five times while striking out 17 times ... Scored five runs and had one RBI ... Went 1-for-2 in stolen base tries and laid down two sacrifice bunts ... Reached base three times in the series opener against Seton Hall (2-for-3, HBP) ... Went 1-for-2 with a hit by pitch, run scored, RBI and a stolen base against Louisville ... In season finale at Georgetown drew two walks and scored two runs.
Episcopal High School: Earned three varsity letters in baseball and one in wrestling ... Also played football as a quarterback and cornerback ... As a baseball player was a three-time All-Southwest Preparatory Conference selection (2010, 2011, 2012) and a two-time All-SPC South Zone pick (2011, 2012) for an Episcopal team which won three consecutive SPC titles from 2010-12 ... As a senior in 2012 was named to the SPC All-Tournament Team and earned a spot on the Houston 5A Baseball All-Private School Team ... Chosen to play in the Texas Private School Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Chosen as his team's Most Improved Player as a sophomore and was the team MVP as a senior ... Batted .505 with a .600 on-base percentage and an .813 slugging percentage during his senior season ... Had 28 stolen bases to go along with 46 runs scored, 36 runs batted in, 13 doubles, six triples and one home run for the season ... Achieved Honor Roll status academically all four years and was presented with the Climb Award in Math as a senior.
Personal: Born 9/30/93 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Older of two sons of John and Mary Goss ... Has a younger brother, Matthew (18) ... Father played baseball at Wyoming from 1980-83 and was an outfielder ... Majoring in Computer Science.
At Bats 5 Two times (5/11/13 - at Pittsburgh) Runs 2 Three times (5/18/13 - at Georgetown) Hits 2 Two times (4/26/13 - Seton Hall) Doubles 1 3/9/13 - Iona Home Runs 1 at La Salle - 3/26/13 Runs Batted In 2 3/26/13 - at La Salle Total Bases 4 3/26/13 - at La Salle Walks 3 3/24/13 - Cornell Stolen Bases 1 Three times (5/4/13 - Louisville) Putouts 7 5/5/13 - Louisville Assists 5 3/26/13 - at La Salle