Saturday, March 3, 2012

College roundup 3/3 - Villanova extends win streak to five

PBR - Pat Young tossed seven strong innings allowing three runs on six hits to lead Villanova past Northwestern 6-3 on Saturday in the Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla.

The win pushed Villanova's win streak to five and improved the Wildcats to a 5-3 mark on the season.

Five different players collected two hits in the win, including Kevin Wager who also collected a pair of RBI.

Jerry Battipaglia pitched two innings and picked up his first career save.

The Wildcats will play a doubleheader on Sunday, facing Ohio State at 12 P.M. and Western Michigan at 3 P.M.

In Other Local Action
Washington 1   Saint Joseph's 0
The Hawks were limited to one hit in the opening game of Saturday's DH. Kyle Mullen pieced together his best performance of the season, tossing six innings and limiting UW to just two hits while striking out five.

Washington 9   Saint Joseph's 1
The offense remained cold for the Hawks in Game 2, mustering just four hits in the loss. Alex Pracher allowed five runs on eight hits over five innings and fell to 0-3 on the season.

Georgia State 4   Penn 3   (11 Inn.)
Connor Cuff tossed six innings and struck out eight but GSU scored  a run on Ronnie Glenn in the 11th to break a 3-3 tie. Austin Bossart went 2-for-5 with an RBI-double in the seventh to tie contest. Greg Zebrack added two hits for the Quakers.

Longwood 7   Temple 6  (11 Inn.)
Temple jumped ahead to a four-run lead in the third but Longwood answered right back with three in the bottom portion of the frame before scoring at least a run in each of the next three innings. Taylor Juran finished the contest 1-for-5 and extended his hit streak to seven. Elijah Yarborough and Nick Lustrino each collected three hits in the loss.

La Salle   North Carolina A&T (DH)
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