On Reich: Strong hitter who should develop into a power bat ... Capable of bringing power to the Villanova lineup right away ... Can play the corner infield and outfield positions ... Adds to Villanova's recent recruiting success in South Jersey.
Ocean City High School: Earned three varsity letters in baseball, two in basketball and one in football ... As a baseball player batted .410 with four home runs and also tied the school record for runs batted in during his senior season ... Earned to the Press of Atlantic City first team and was a first team All-Group 3 South Jersey selection ... As a basketball player averaged 14 points per game and holds the school career and single-season records for blocked shots ... Named to the Cape Atlantic League first team in basketball and was a Press of Atlantic City second team selection ... Two-year member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated sixth in his class.
Personal: Born 11/7/91 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Youngest of three children of Bob and Cindy Reich ... Has an older brother, Ryan (28) and a sister, Caitlin (26) ... Each of his family members were collegiate student-athletes ... Father played football and was a safety at Penn, while mother played lacrosse and field hockey there ... Brother played baseball at Princeton and sister played tennis at the College of New Jersey ... Plans to major in Biochemistry.