Villanova outhit Cardinals, 4-3, in first game of weekend series
Cardinals scored four runs in top of the sixth inning to retake lead
Only run of the game came on a solo home run in bottom of the first inning
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
2012: Appeared in 49 games, including 45 starts during her freshman season ... Recorded a team fourth-best .325 batting average ... Registered 39 hits, 14 scored runs, and 23 RBIs ... Hit a double in six contests ... Notched a triple in two games against Central Arkansas (Mar. 2) and Delaware (Mar. 27) ... Led the team with three homeruns (tied) ... Notched a singe-game high four RBIs with a grand slam at Rider (Mar. 24) ... Went a perfect 4-4 stealing bases ... Defensively successful with a .958 fielding percentage.
Cathedral Catholic: Four-year varsity starter at Cathedral Catholic as a catcher and outfielder and also ran cross country for her freshman and sophomore years...Named Div. III Player of the Year in 2010 by the Union Tribune...First Team All-Academic Scholar Athlete in 2010...2010 Western League Player of the Year...Named to 1st Team Division III in 2009 and 2010...Named to 1st Team Western League Conference from 2008-2010...Was named a team captain and Cathedral Catholic Spring MVP Female Athlete in 2011...Holds school career records for hits (148), doubles (26), RBI's (98), and runs scored (99) while hitting .381 over her four seasons...National Honor Society member 2009-2011...Part of the California Scholarship Federation from 2009-2011...Earned the Rev. Francis J. Furey Award for having a GPA greater or equal to 4.0 for 8 consecutive semesters
Personal: Born 2/10/93 ... Daughter of Ken and Barbara Smetana...Sister to Andy ... Currently enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.