Bases loaded walk in bottom of the seventh inning gave Orange a walk-off victory
Scarlet Knights won the opening game of the doubleheader 8-2
Wildcats took first game of doubleheader against Explorers on Monday afternoon
Smetana and Smith had two hits apiece for Villanova in second game
Softball defeated 7-1 by Ramblers.
Villanova hosts Seton Hall for an Easter Monday doubleheader
Villanova makes its home debut in the conference opener against Georgetown
Villanova Softball faces Robert Morris on Day 1 of the Delaware Invitational
2014: Played in 41 games, including 37 starts ... Saw time at first, second, third base and shortstop to post an impressive .976 fielding percentage ... Batted .219 with 25 hits, four doubles and two home runs ... Scored seven runs, tallied 10 RBI and stole three bases on three attempts ... Recorded multi-hit games against Boston University (3/8), Central Michigan (3/9), Delaware (3/16), Creighton (4/6), and Providence twice (4/17, 4/19) ... Singled and smacked first career home run in a win over Boston University (3/8) ... Singled, doubled and drove in two runs in a victory against Delaware (3/16) ... Crushed a home run, added two RBI and scored twice in a 2-4 triumph on the road against conference foe Providence (4/19).
2013: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 21 games, including seven starts as a utility infielder ... Registered eight hits in 29 at bats (.276), including one double and one run scored ... Stole a base in her only attempt ... Defensively, recorded a .923 fielding percentage.
Barnegat High School: Earned four varsity letters in softball ... Team captain 2011, 2012 ... Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 ... First Team Ocean City County 2011, 2012 ... MVP Offensive Player of the Year 2011 ... School record for highest career batting average (.588) ... National Honor Society ... Executive Vice President of Student Government 2011, 2012 ... Honor Roll ... Science Award for Class of 2012.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Jacqueline Butler ... Born 03/08/1994 in Hackensack, N.J. ... One sister Kerry ... Studying in the Villanova School of Business.