Freshman first baseman hits first two home runs by Villanova hitter at Citizens Bank Park
All of the runs scored in the game came in the last two innings
Junior starting pitcher struck out six in making fourth straight quality start
Freshman second baseman hit go-ahead home run in fifth inning; bullpen pitches 5 1/3 scoreless innings
Harris made fifth straight quality start, allowed one earned run in seven innings
Villanova defeated Chicago State, 8-2, on March 15, 2013.
On Bochicchio: A slick fielder on the left side of the infield who can play both third base and shortstop ... Will be in line to earn playing time after having his freshman season interrupted due to injury ... Shows great potential at the plate and should continue to develop as the coming season progresses.
2012: Played in six games with two starts before missing time with an injury ... Went 0-for-6 at the plate with two walks and three strikeouts ... Made three putouts and had three assists in the field while playing both third base and shortstop ... Made his first collegiate start at Norfolk State and drew two walks while recording two putouts and three assists at third base; BIG EAST: Appeared in one game as a pinch runner.
Club Baseball: Played for the Baseball U travel team during his junior and senior seasons in high school ... Named the MVP of the Perfect Game World Wood Bat Northeast Qualifier Tournament as a senior ... The team finished in fifth place at the World Wood Bat Championships in Marietta, Ga.
Riverside High School: Earned three varsity letters in baseball and one in basketball as a shooting guard ... Three-year starter on the baseball team with a .514 career batting average and a .654 on-base percentage as a senior ... Hit 14 career home runs and compiled a 38-game hitting streak from his sophomore through senior seasons ... Helped lead his team to the Lackawanna League Division 2 championship as a sophomore ... Merited all-region honors as a junior and was the Times Tribune Player of the Year as a senior ... As a sophomore was named to the Pennsylvania All-East American Legion squad and as a junior was chosen to participate in the Area Code/East Cost Pro Showcase tryouts.
Personal: Born 8/5/92 in Moosic, Pa. ... Only child of Bill and Lisa Bochicchio ... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business and is majoring in Business.