Junior right-handed pitcher is 64th draft selection from Villanova
Villanova has multiple draft picks for the eighth time in the last 12 years
Sciacca drives in three runs, Beermann and Jones power Villanova with home runs
Sciacca has two hits and drives in only Villanova run in ninth inning
All of the runs scored in the game came in the last two innings
On Young: MLB prospect ... Returns as the ace of the pitching staff and is expected to once again bolster the starting rotation ... Classic power pitcher with a dominant fastball to go with an arsenal of secondary pitches ... Commands all his pitches well and pitches efficiently deep into games ... Still continuing to develop and has a high ceiling with breakout potential.
Career: Has pitched in 28 games with 20 starts and is 8-7 with a 4.70 ERA in 126 1/3 innings pitched ... Allowed 145 hits and 95 runs (66 earned) with 51 walks and 90 strikeouts ... Opponents bat .288 against him ... Has faced 584 batters and allowed only five home runs ... Averages 5.5 innings per start and has given up three earned runs or less in 13 of his 20 starts.
2012: Anchored the starting rotation and made a team-high 14 starts ... Also was the staff leader in wins, ERA, innings pitched and strikeouts ... Finished the season with a 6-5 record and a 4.39 ERA in 82.0 innings ... Allowed 88 hits and 57 runs (40 earned) with 33 walks and 61 strikeouts ... Opponents hit .273 against him and he surrendered just 18 extra-base hits, including four home runs, to 369 batters faced ... Went at least six innings in 10 of his 14 starts and finished seven or more innings on six occasions ... Had three outings with seven or more strikeouts and allowed three earned runs or fewer in 10 starts ... Won three consecutive starts from February 24-March 10, a span in which he had a 1.80 ERA over 20.0 innings pitched, with 21 strikeouts and only 15 hits allowed ... The stretch began with a career-high nine-strikeout effort against Norfolk State in which he yielded just a run on five hits over seven innings in a 2-1 win ... Also had seven strikeouts in seven innings in a 6-3 win over Northwestern; BIG EAST: Made nine starts against BIG EAST foes and went 3-3 with a 4.42 ERA ... Was the team's only starter to win multiple starts in conference play ... Pitched 57.0 innings (6 1/3 innings per start) and held opponents to a .264 average against him ... Surrendered 60 hits and 35 runs (28 earned) while walking 20 and striking out 38 ... Allowed only two home runs ... Pitched a career-high eight innings and allowed just five hits and one earned run in a 5-2 win at Louisville ... Also produced victories at USF and against Cincinnati ... In the win over the Bearcats he went six innings and allowed just one hit and one earned run while striking out seven ... Gave up three earned runs or less in six of his nine conference starts.
2011: Pitched in 14 games with six starts and finished the year with a 2-2 record and a 5.28 ERA ... Logged 44 1/3 innings and allowed 57 hits and 38 runs (26 earned) ... Issued 18 walks and had 29 strikeouts ... Gave up just one home run to 215 batters faced ... Totaled 15 2/3 innings pitched in his eight relief appearances and struck out 16 batters in those outings (9.2 strikeouts/nine innings) ... Went more than two innings four times in his eight relief outings and three or more innings twice ... Recorded his first collegiate win in a relief outing against Cornell, during which he pitched four hitless innings with a season-high five strikeouts; BIG EAST: Pitched in eight conference games, starting four, and went 1-2 with a 6.15 ERA ... Pitched 26 1/3 innings and issued 15 walks with 14 strikeouts ... Recorded a win in his final start of the season against St. John's, going a season-high seven innings and allowing just two earned runs on seven hits while striking out four ... In his second conference start pitched 5 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run against West Virginia ... Retired all five batters he faced in late-inning relief against Rutgers, protecting a one-run lead in an eventual 5-4 victory.
The Woodlands College Park: Earned two varsity letters in baseball as a pitcher, infielder and outfielder ... Earned first team All-District 14-5A and first team All-Houston honors as a senior ... During his senior season compiled an 8-3 record with a 1.89 ERA ... In 63 innings pitched, allowed 56 hits and 17 earned runs while walking just 13 and striking out 74 ... As a batter hit .325 (25-77) with three home runs and 24 runs batted in with 13 runs scored.
Personal: Born 3/24/92 in Houston, Texas ... Youngest of four children of George and Martha Young ... Has three older siblings, Carlie (25), Allison (23) and Gerard (21) ... Majoring in Mathematics.