Annual Baseball Golf Outing Scheduled For September 19 at Plymouth Country Club
The annual baseball golf outing is just over two weeks away and there is still time to sign up to participate in one of the team's largest and most successful fundraisers of the year. This year's outing takes place on Friday, September 19 at Plymouth Country Club, just a short distance from the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth in Plymouth Meeting.
BIG EAST Launches Digital Network
The BIG EAST Conference announced the formation of a digital network that will feature free live streaming of more than 80 events. Fox Sports will host exclusive BIG EAST content on its Fox Sports Go app.
Baseball Announces Addition of Chris Collazo to Coaching Staff
Baseball head coach Joe Godri announced the addition of Chris Collazo to the team's coaching staff today. Collazo will be involved in all aspects of the baseball team's operations and will work with the Villanova hitters and defense. He will also coordinate the placement of current Villanova student-athletes in summer leagues around the country.
Wildcats Give Back: Softball & Baseball Get Involved with Local Philanthropies
This past month while many of the Villanova fall sports have been settling into their regular competition schedules, some Wildcats have been taking advantage of their free time by giving back to the community. Villanova baseball recently volunteered at the Colonial School District 5K Race while the Wildcats softball team spent some time at the Brian Aneurysm Awareness 5k.
Former Wildcats Star Matt Szczur Promoted to Major Leagues by Chicago Cubs
Former Villanova baseball and football star Matt Szczur has been promoted to the major leagues by the Chicago Cubs and will join the team in New York on Sunday prior to the team's game against the New York Mets. Szczur will become the 56th former Villanova baseball player to reach the major leagues.
Matt Meurer Named to Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team
Senior relief pitcher Matt Meurer (Katy, Texas) garnered a spot on the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team in an announcement made on Wednesday morning. Meurer was one of the top performers on the field for the Wildcats this season while continuing to be equally successful academically. Meurer is one of 11 players named to the Academic All-Area squad.
JB Kole Selected by Milwaukee Brewers in Eighth Round of First-Year Player Draft
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Right-handed pitcher JB Kole (Basking Ridge, N.J.) was chosen by the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Friday evening. Kole, a 6-3 power pitcher, was the 236th overall pick in the 2014 draft and is the 66th pick from Villanova since the inception of the draft 50 years ago.
Todd Czinege Among Four BIG EAST Players Recognized as Freshman All-Americans
Freshman second baseman Todd Czinege (Overland Park, Kan.) was one of four players from BIG EAST teams to be named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American in an announcement by Collegiate Baseball newspaper on Wednesday morning. Czinege is also one of seven second baseman selected nationwide for the honor.