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Villanova delivered a solid performance on Sunday, clinching a convincing 9-2 win against George Mason in Fairfax, VA. 
In the sixth inning, Jason Neff's fourth home run of the year gave the Wildcats a significant boost. Neff's contribution extended beyond the home run, as he also racked up three RBI and crossed the plate three times, despite managing just one hit. 
Sophomore Michael Whooley and freshman Trent Toole stood out with two hits each for the Wildcats. Whooley's performance was particularly notable, adding to his defensive efforts with a pair of hits. 
Pitcher Luke McCollough secured his second win of the season, holding George Mason to five hits and two runs while striking out five in five innings of work. Patrick Montfort also played a crucial role, pitching three scoreless innings to help Villanova seal the victory. 
Elsewhere, Penn battled back from an early deficit and came away with the 5-3 victory to earn a series sweep of Brown Sunday afternoon at Tommy Lasorda Field at Meiklejohn Stadium. 
The Quakers have now won five consecutive games, nine of their last 10 and improve to 11-9 overall, 3-0 to begin the Ivy League campaign. 
Both Nick Spaventa (2-for-4) and Jarrett Pokrovsky (2-for-3) collected two hits. Connor Chavez, Wyatt Henseler, Carson Ozmer, and Gavin Collins each picked up RBIs. 
Henseler hit his Ivy League-leading 10th home run of the season in the seventh inning, also recording a conference-best 22nd RBI. 
Josh Katz (2-0) recorded his second win of the year, striking out six and allowing just one run over five innings of work, scattering four hits. 
In Other Action 
Domenic Picone collected ten strikeouts over five frames while Saint Joseph's cruised to a 5-0 win over Kent State on Sunday in the second game of a doubleheader in Kent, OH. 
Matt McShane and Alec Rodriguez chipped in with a combined six strikeouts in relief, pushing the Hawks total to 16 in the contest. 
Tim Dickinson delivered the key blow with a two-run single in the third. 
The Hawks lost the first contest, 3-2.

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