May 5, 2012
VILLANOVA, Pa. - Sophomore John LoCascio (Fairfield, N.J) was named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team following the conclusion of the BIG EAST Championship game between Syracuse and St. John's, where the Orange defeated the Red Storm 12-4 on Saturday afternoon.
For the year, the Second Team All-BIG EAST selection collected 68 ground balls and 28 caused turnovers, including a five ground ball and four caused turnover performance against Syracuse in the BIG EAST Semi-Final this past Thursday.
The Wildcats finished the season with an 8-7 overall record and went 4-2 in the BIG EAST. Villanova fell in the semi-final match vs. Syracuse 15-6.
2012 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team
Westy Hopkins, Notre Dame
Liam O'Connor, Notre Dame
Dillon Ayers, St. John's
Jeff Lowman, St. John's
Kieran McArdle, St. John's
Bobby Eilers, Syracuse
Brian Megill, Syracuse
Tommy Palasek, Syracuse (Most Outstanding Player)
Bobby Wardwell, Syracuse
John LoCascio, Villanova