Junior pitcher walked one and struck out four in first victory of season
Ali Lowe was 2-for-3 for Villanova in final game of weekend
Cardinals scored four runs in top of the sixth inning to retake lead
Bases loaded walk in bottom of the seventh inning gave Orange a walk-off victory
Villanova plated five runs in the top of the first at Penn Park
Villanova hosts Seton Hall for an Easter Monday doubleheader
2013: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Pitched in 25 games with 14 starts as a junior ... Registered a 2-7 record in 92 innings of work ... Finished with a 2.43 ERA, seventh best (min. 25 IP) in the BIG EAST ... Added 33 strikeouts and allowed only one homerun, good for second best in the conference ... Held opponents to a .280 batting average ...Tossed first career shutout and allowed only seven hits in a victory over BIG 5 Rival Temple (Apr. 23).
2012: Made 16 appearances in the circle as a sophomore pitcher, with three starts ... Recorded a record of 2-1 with one save on the season ... Struck out 15 batters, including a single-game high of three against Monmouth (Apr. 12) and Lafayette (Mar. 28).
2011: Made fifteen appearances in the circle as a freshman, including three starts ... Recorded a record of 1-2 and one save with a 6.43 ERA in 37 innings of work ... Surrendered 51 hits, while striking out 19 ... Received a hard-luck loss in her first collegiate start against Jacksonville on March 5th ... Earned her first collegiate win at the University of Maryland tournament on March 18th against Hampton with 4 1/3 innings of work... Notched her first collegiate save with a perfect 2/3 innings of work to secure a win against La Salle on April 7th.
Sabino High School: Four-year letterwinner as a pitcher ... 2010 Arizona Daily Star Sonoran Region Player of the Year ... Named to 2010 Arizona 4A All-state team by the Arizona Republic ... Led Sabino to a third place finish in 2010 Arizona 4A-1 Playoffs ... Three consecutive 20-win seasons ... Named 2008, 2009 and 2010 Southern Arizona first team All-Star ... 4A Kino first team all-region ... 2009 Most Valuable Player ... Helped her squad to three top-five finishes in the Arizona 4A-1 Playoffs ... Four-year academic honor roll.
Personal: Born 3/14/92 ... Daughter of Mike and Diane Sitzman ... Has one brother, Nicholas ... Graduated with a Communications degree.