Villanova: Named a first team All-Big East performer in 2000...One of the conferences top hitters...Hard worker...Great baseball instincts.
2000- Received first team All-Big East accolades..Among the conference leaders in a number of offensive categories...Fourth in the Big East in batting (.394), seventh in hits (78), tied for second in triples (4), and tenth in on-base percentage (.445)...Started in 49 of the team?s 50 games, including all 23 Big East Conference contests...Had 78 hits in 198 at-bats for a .394 average on the year...Posted 49 runs scored, 15 doubles, four triples, two home runs and 29 RBI in 2000...Team leader in nearly every offensive category...Led the Wildcats in batting with a .355 average in Big East games...Tallied 18 runs, one triple and six RBI in 23 Big East games.
1999- Played in 53 games on the year, starting in 50...Among the team leaders in batting with a .359 average...Scored 35 runs and tallied 13 doubles, one triple, one home run and 36 RBI...Recorded a .459 on-base percentage on the season...Two-for-three on stolen base attempts...Started in 24 of the 26 Big East contests...Batted .326 with 16 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, one home run and 16 RBI in conference play.
1998- Started in 16 of 31 games on the year...Batted .230 with 17 hits in 74 at-bats...Recorded nine runs scored, three doubles, one triple, two home runs and nine RBI...One-for-one in stolen base attempts...Posted a .906 fielding percentage (24 putouts, five assists, three errors)...Played in eight Big East games, starting in five...Batted .238 with one double, one home run and two RBI...Tallied a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on six chances,
Personal: Finance major...First team All-Area and first team All-League during senior season...First team All-League as a junior...Younger of three children of Steve and Georgia Pizzini...Born 2/1/79 in Riddle, Pa.