Sophomore right fielder drove in game-winning run, threw out tying run at the plate to end game
Wager and Sciacca have four hits apiece; Almonte strikes out career-high nine
Villanova rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning for second walk-off win of year
Villanova opens the season this week with a three-game series at Arkansas
Villanova defeated NYIT by a final score of 14-3 at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth on Friday, March 16.
Regis High School: Three-sport student-athlete who received three varsity letters in baseball as a shortstop, two in soccer as a midfielder and two in basketball as a guard ... Named to the New York Post All-Borough Honorable Mention squad as a senior in baseball ... Started at shortstop for three years and as a senior batted .300 in an exclusively wood bat league while leading the team with eight doubles, 13 stolen bases and 14 runs scored ... In basketball was named to the New York Post All-Borough Honorable Mention team as a senior and was also a BCANY Academic All-State selection ... Presented with the Shaun Mannion Award, given to the student-athlete who best demonstrates excellence in varsity athletics ... Was named a Commended Scholar by the National Merit Scholarship Program as a junior.
Personal: Born 3/7/93 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Second of three children of Michael and Jeanne Morris ... Has an older sister, Julia (21) and a younger brother, Christopher (15) ... Father attended Villanova from 1977-81 and was a BIG EAST champion in the pole vault as a senior in 1981 ... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business and plans to major in Business.