PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA. - On Wednesday, Oct. 8, Villanova Baseball's 2003 Fall Intrasquad World Series was completed, with the Blue squad defeating the White team, 6-5 in the deciding game three. Sophomore Jake Wolff was the winning pitcher, with freshman Mike Lefkowicz picking up the save. Brian Newbold and Kai Beasley were named Co-MVP's of the series.
The Blue team capped its comeback after dropping game one of the series by playing mistake-free baseball for all seven innings. Newbold capped a great series with a two-for-two effort, including a double, two runs scored and two RBI's. Beasley added an RBI triple, and freshman Tim Poydenis scored two runs.
The Blue squad did most of its scoring off losing pither Bill Hoffman, who gave up five runs, four earned, over five innings of work.
Wolff went four innings, surrendering two runs on two hits. The lefty added three walks and three strikeouts on the afternoon.
The White team was unable to overcome its three errors. The squad was led offensively by sophomores Dan Clark and Kris Malloy. Each recorded two hits and two runs scored. The Villanova baseball team will wind down the fall season with Scout Day, on Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth.
VILLANOVA: Can play all three infield spots...Possesses good bat control...Solid defensive player.
ST EDWARD’S HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in baseball and football…Received All-State honors in baseball two straight seasons…Won the Coach’s Award and Team MVP in baseball as a senior…Batted .506 as a junior and .509 as a senior…The only player in school history to bat above .500 two seasons in a row…Won the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award in 2003…Received All-County football accolades.