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Jon Tam

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Basking Ridge, N.J.

High School:
Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 140

Position:
RP

Birthdate:
07/27/1993

Experience:
SO

Bats/Throws:
R/R

04/10/2013

Wildcats Rally Falls Short in 5-3 Loss to LIU-Brooklyn

Sciacca has three hits and two runs batted, raises average to .326

On Tam: Earned a walk-on roster spot last season ... Gives hitters a different look with a sidearm angle ... Throws strikes consistently and forces contact early in the count ... His approach works well in the Wildcats large home park.

2013: Made three appearances out of the bullpen and pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings ... Allowed three hits and a walk while holding opposing hitters to a .250 batting average ... Pitched a scoreless inning with a hit and a walk against LIU-Brooklyn in his first outing of the season; BIG EAST: Pitched twice in conference play and logged 2 1/3 scoreless innings ... Registered one out and allowed two hits versus Seton Hall ... Tossed two scoreless innings at Pittsburgh in the second game of a doubleheader.

Ridge High School: Earned one varsity letter playing baseball as a pitcher and an outfielder ... Was a teammate of current Villanova pitcher JB Kole ... Also played club ball for the Diamond Jacks AAU squad.

Personal: Born 7/27/93 in Mineola, N.Y. ... Oldest of three children of Tony Tam and Juanita Lee ... Has two younger sisters, Kelsey (16) and Rachel (12) ... Chose to attend Villanova for the size of the school, its great sports atmosphere and the opportunity for career networking ... Majoring in Psychology.

AWARDS

BIG EAST All-Academic Team                      2012-13

CAREER HIGHS

Innings Pitched                   2.0           5/11/13 - at Pittsburgh
Batters Faced                     5             Two times (5/11/13 - at Pittsburgh)

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