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 Baseball Senior Day against Seton Hall on Saturday, May 9
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 Bochicchio: Valuable asset for Villanova due to his ability to play multiple positions in the infield ... Offers gap power and a consistent hitting approach from the right side of the plate ... Runs the bases well and can make contributions either in the lineup or in a reserve role.
Career: Has played in 61 games with 30 starts ... Has a .189 (24-for-127) batting average with a .262 on-base percentage and a .236 slugging percentage ... Has 10 runs scored and eight runs batted in with one double, one triple and one home run ... Seven walks, six hit by pitch and 44 strikeouts ... Has two stolen bases in three tries, two sacrifice bunts and a sacrifice fly ... Has posted a .906 fielding percentage with six errors in 64 chances.
2014: Appeared in 14 games with two starts ... His two starts came at the designated hitter position ... Started at Xavier on April 12 and versus Penn State on May 13 ... Had 11 appearances as a pinch-hitter ... One game as a pinch-runner ... Recorded three singles in 16 at-bats ... Hit in two runs ... Drew one walk; BIG EAST: Played in six games with one start ... Recorded one hit in seven at-bats with one walk.
2013: Appeared in 41 games with 26 starts ... Was used on the left side of the infield and was one of the top bats off the bench in the games he didn't start ... Batted .200 (21-for-105) with a .270 on-base percentage and a .257 slugging percentage ... Hit one double, one triple and one home run while scoring 10 runs and driving in six ... Drew four walks, was hit by a pitch six times and struck out 37 times ... Had two stolen bases in three tries and two sacrifice bunts ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and his first career home run in the series opener at Florida State ... Had two hits, including a triple, with one run scored and one RBI against Valparaiso ... Compiled an .897 fielding percentage with six errors in 58 chances (13 putouts, 39 assists); BIG EAST: Saw action in 14 conference games with five starts ... Batted .167 (5-for-30) with one hit by pitch and 14 strikeouts ... Had a .194 on-base percentage and a .167 slugging percentage ... Had a career-high three hits in the series opener against Rutgers and finished the series 4-for-9 (.444) ... Posted a .944 fielding percentage with just one error in 18 chances (four putouts, 13 assists).
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 Accounting.