On Jankowski: Two-sport athlete at Villanova who quarterbacked the football team in 2005 ... Up-and-coming relief pitcher within the Wildcat program ... Possesses outstanding control and solidifies the middle-inning relief corps.
Career: Has been used almost exclusively in relief during two seasons ... Provides stability out of the bullpen in the middle innings ... Appeared in 23 games with one start ... Struck out 32 batters in 40.0 innings pitched, while issuing 20 walks ... Allowed 53 hits and 28 earned runs ... Has career record of 3-1 with two saves and a 6.30 ERA.
2006: Pitched in 11 games out of the bullpen and logged 19.2 innings pitched ... Compiled two victories and two saves against just one loss on the season ... Struck out 17 batters and walked 11 ... Surrendered 28 hits and 13 earned runs ... Allowed only two earned runs over his last 10.2 innings pitched on the season ... Permitted only eight hits over five appearances in that span.
2005: Pitched in 12 games with one start ... Owned a 1-0 record and 6.64 ERA ... In 20.1 innings pitched, allowed 25 hits and 18 runs, 15 earned, striking out 15 and walking nine ... Entered a game against Fairfield on March 18 with the bases loaded and none out in the seventh inning ... Escaped the jam without a run scoring and helped preserve a 6-3 victory ... Made his first collegiate start against Long Island on May 3 and picked up his first career win ... Tossed a season-high seven innings and allowed just one earned run in a 7-1 victory ... Struck out three and didn't walk a batter while throwing 67 of 93 pitches for strikes.
Berwick Area High School: Earned four varsity letters in both baseball and football; First team Wyoming Valley Conference baseball performer; 1999 and 2000 CSC All-Conference in football; 2000 MHS Offensive Back of the Year; Reading Eagle 2001 All-Anthracite Big School; 2001 and 2002 Berwick Offensive Player of the Year; 2002 Prep Star High School All-Region; 2002 Tom Lemming top 100 prep athlete; 2002 Atlantic East Rivals No. 13 rated quarterback; Passed for 5,912 career yards and 47 touchdowns; Three year member of the Honor Society.
Personal: Secondary Education major; Older of two children of Fran and Honora Jankowski; Born 5/10/84 in Bethlehem, Pa.