Both players hit home runs as Villanova salvages final game of series
Connor Jones hits second home run of season as bottom third of order has five hits
All of the runs scored in the game came in the last two innings
Harris pitches eight-plus innings and Villanova notches first-ever win at Notre Dame
Tyler Sciacca reached base safely six times, John Cialone hit game-tying double in eighth inning
Villanova defeated NYIT by a final score of 14-3 at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth on Friday, March 16.
On Haggarty: Features a solid breaking ball which he controls effectively ... Has made steady progress developing within the Villanova system and is an option for the team out of the bullpen ... Will be in competition to earn a role in relief during the season.
Career: Has not been scored on in eight career appearances ... Logged 8 1/3 innings with seven hits allowed, eight walks and seven strikeouts ... Opponents are batting .250 (7-for-28) against him with no extra-base hits.
2012: Appeared in five games and pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings ... Allowed four hits, walked five and struck out four ... Opponents batted .267 against him ... Tossed a scoreless inning and had two strikeouts in a win over NYIT ... Worked a scoreless inning with one hit allowed in his season debut against Central Connecticut State; BIG EAST: Appeared in relief against St. John's and pitched a scoreless inning with two walks and one strikeout.
2011: Pitched in three games out of the bullpen and logged 3 2/3 scoreless innings ... Allowed three hits and three walks while striking out three ... Opposing batters were just 3-for-13 (.231) against him ... In his collegiate debut pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning with one strikeout to close out a 13-1 win over Norfolk State ... Threw 1 2/3 innings of relief and struck out two versus North Carolina A&T ... Pitched a scoreless ninth inning against Iona.
Nyack High School: Earned four varsity letters in baseball and one in swimming ... Pitched and played third base as a baseball player ... As a senior posted a 1.44 ERA with 75 strikeouts over 58 innings pitched and threw a no-hitter in the sectional championships ... Merited all-league, all-county and fifth team all-state accolades ... Achieved academic honor roll status all four years ... Named a Rockland County Scholar-Athlete.
Personal: Born 8/18/92 in Nyack, N.Y. ... Youngest of three children of John and Marion Haggarty ... Has two older siblings, Brian (21) and Colleen (21) ... Father played attack for the Villanova lacrosse team from 1982-85 and was inducted to the Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 2011 ... Majoring in History.