Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Saint Joseph's erupts for 11 unanswerd runs to down Villanova

By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
@Philabaseball

Saint Joseph's overcame a six-run deficit and scored 11 unanswered runs  to trump Villanova on Tuesday at Smithson Field, 15-10.

The two clubs combined for 25 hits and six errors.

Trailing 10-4, the Hawks erupted for six runs in the fifth inning and added five more in the sixth to notch the win.

John Brue led the Hawks' offense with three RBIs while Mike Muha added three hits in the winning effort. Quinn Renner collected the 100th hit of his collegiate career with a two-run home run in the second.

James Harrity tossed three scoreless innings in relief to secure the win. He struck out four.

Kevin Jewitt finished 3-for-5 for the Wildcats, collecting two RBIs.
 
The Hawks have won four straight and return to action on Friday to host Marist.

Villanova hosts University of the Sciences on Thursday.

- Patrick Gordon is the managing editor of the Philadelphia Baseball ReviewContact him at pgordon@philadelphiabaseballreview.com and follow him on Twitter @Philabaseball.

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