VILLANOVA: Plays with tremendous fire and competitiveness...Can play third base and second base...Brings speed to the Villanova lineup...Came to Villanova from one of the top junior college programs in Florida in Brevard Community College.
2003- Started in all 46 games in his first season with the Wildcats...Batted .289 (48-for-166) ranking him third on the team...Tied for first on the `Cats with three triples...Second on the Villanova team in runs scored (31) and hits (48), and tied for second in doubles (9)...Recorded one home run, 18 RBI and 66 total bases on the year...Registered a .358 on-base percentage...Stole seven bases in 13 attempts...Registered 15 multi-hit games...Tallied a season-high three hits at UNLV on Feb. 22...Had a season-best three RBI on two separate occasions...Scored a season-high three runs against Hofstra on Feb. 28...Hit .213 in Big East Conference play (19-for-89) with nine runs scored, three doubles and seven RBI.
BREVARD CC: Transferred from Vanderbilt following the 2000 Fall Semester. 2002- Named an All-League performer...Put up outstanding numbers despite missing 16 games due to injury... Batted .384 with 23 stolen bases...Finished top 10 in the state in hitting and stolen bases. 2001- Named an All-League performer...Hit .310 with 16 doubles, eight home runs, 54 RBI and 16 stolen bases.
ST. EDWARDS: Earned four varsity letters in baseball...Named an All-State performer as a junior...Hit .561 as a senior and was named to the county's "Premier Prospect" Team...CABA World Series MVP...Recorded a .514 career batting average.Won the Coach's Award hs senior year.
PERSONAL: English major... Oldest of four children of Karen Poydenis... Born 9/9/80 in Greenwich, Conn.