May 29, 2002
Wildcats Blast Past Wagner in Tenth Inning to Secure 8-4 Win
Senior second baseman Todd Czinege (Overland Park, Kan.) drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the tenth inning to edge the Wagner Seahawks (10-18) 8-4 at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark in Staten Island, N.Y. on Tuesday night. With the field overlooking the beautiful scenic skyline of New York, the Wildcats moved to 8-20 on the season.
Donovan May and Jonathan Rosero Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Senior Donovan May (Newark, Del.) and sophomore Jonathan Rosero (Middle Village, N.Y.) were named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll as announced by the conference office this afternoon. Rosero was also named the Co-Philadelphia Big 5 Pitcher of the Week as well.
Comeback Bid Falls Short in 6-3 Loss to George Washington
Three straight extra-base hits to open the bottom of the seventh inning cut into a five-run deficit but the late rally attempt came up short as Villanova (7-20) fell by a final score of 6-3 to George Washington (18-18) at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth on Saturday afternoon. Eight of the nine hitters in the lineup reached base safely at least once in the game, as the Wildcats outhit the Colonials by a 10-8 margin.
Series Evened as Wildcats Edged by George Washington, 5-2
The fourth and fifth innings proved to be decisive in a close game, as visiting George Washington (17-18) scored twice in each of those frames en route to a 5-2 win over Villanova (7-19) on Friday afternoon. The weekend series is now tied at one game apiece, with the rubber game at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth set for Saturday afternoon.
Baseball Team Announces Pair of Schedule Changes
A pair of schedule changes affecting upcoming midweek games were announced on Friday afternoon by the Villanova baseball team. A home game against La Salle and a road game at Army were each moved to the first week of May when the Wildcats did not have any midweek contests. The changes are listed below.
Rosero Throws Complete Game Shutout in 3-0 Win Over George Washington
The Villanova baseball team (7-18) picked up their second victory shutout in a 3-0 win against George Washington (16-18) in a non-conference matchup on Thursday afternoon at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth. Sophomore starting pitcher Jonathan Rosero (Middle Village, N.Y.) threw a complete nine-inning game to pick up his first win of the season.
WEEKEND PREVIEW: Wildcats Host George Washington for Non-Conference Series
The Villanova baseball team will host George Washington in a non-conference three-game series this upcoming weekend. The series will begin on Thursday and Friday at 3:00 p.m. and the final series will be played on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
Gulati Homers But Wildcats Fall Short in Tenth Inning, 6-5
The Wildcats (6-18) played one of their most exciting and longest games of the season as they headed into extra innings against Saint Joseph's (10-15) on beautiful warm, sunny afternoon at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth. Junior center fielder David Gulati (Collegeville, Pa.) hit a two-run blast over the left field fence to tie the game for the Wildcats.