May 29, 2002
Early Burst of Runs Costs Villanova 15-1 Loss to No. 20 St. John's
An early seven run inning helped the St. John’s Red Storm cruise past Villanova in BIG EAST Conference play at Jack Kaiser Stadium in Queens N.Y. on Thursday afternoon. Despite the loss, the Wildcats were able to produce one run on ten hits in the 15-1 loss. Sophomore Juan De La Espriella (Westin, Fla.) entered the game in the sixth inning and went two for two on the day.
Weekend Preview: Villanova Heads to St. John's for Conference Finale
The Villanova baseball team will travel to St. John's for the last conference series of the year. This series will also close out the regular season for the Wildcats. St. John's is currently in the top 25 Division I Baseball rankings at number 20.
Bats Break Out, But Villanova Falls 11-5 to Penn State
The bats broke out for the Wildcats (13-31) in the top of the second inning at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park against Penn State (17-35) on Tuesday evening, but Villanova was defeated 11-5. Doug deMarrais (Bernardsville, N.J.) went three for four on the day with one RBI, while freshman Dominic Sarro (North Riverside, Ill.) had two hits and two RBI.
Wildcats No-Hit By Seton Hall, Lose Series Finale 1-0
In the second game of a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon, Villanova (13-30, 4-11 BIG EAST) was no-hit by Seton Hall (28-20, 10-8 BIG EAST) right-handed pitcher Zach Prendergast in a 1-0 loss at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth. Earlier in the day, the Pirates tallied a 2-0 victory in the seven-inning opening game of the twin-bill, which marked the Wildcats final home games of the 2017 season.
Wildcats Recognize Graduating Seniors Prior to Doubleheader Opener
After a pregame ceremony recognizing the team’s graduating seniors, it was back to business on the field as Villanova (13-29, 4-10 BIG EAST) hosted a doubleheader against Seton Hall (27-20, 9-8 BIG EAST) at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth on Saturday afternoon. In the seven-inning opening game, the Pirates scored single runs in the second and third innings to tally a 2-0 victory. The nightcap began just before 2 p.m.
Villanova Drops Game One of Series Opener to Seton Hall, 9-1
The Villanova baseball team (13-28, 4-9 BIG EAST) dropped the home opener of the weekend series against Seton Hall (26-20, 8-8 BIG EAST) on Friday afternoon at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth. Todd Czinege (Overland Park, Kan.) and Lukas DeRenzi (Mendham, N.J.) had the only hits for the Wildcats today.
Weekend Preview: Wildcats Host Seton Hall for Final Home Series
This weekend, the Wildcats will host Seton Hall for their final home stand of the season. On Saturday, Villanova baseball welcomes back all Alumni with a BBQ prior to the game. On Sunday, Villanova baseball will honor the five members of the Villanova baseball graduating class of 2017.
Schryver Tabbed Co-Philadelphia Big 5 Pitcher of the Week and Earns BIG EAST Honors
Southpaw Hunter Schryver (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) was named the Co-Philadelphia Big 5 Pitcher of the Week. He was also named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the third consecutive week.