Jack Vander Linden
May 18, 2013
BETHESDA, Md. - Freshman catcher Nick Collins' (Carthage, N.C./Union Pines) long home run in the fourth inning proved to be the only run for the Georgetown University baseball team (25-28, 5-19 BIG EAST), as they fell to Villanova (14-40, 5-19 BIG EAST), 11-1 in the season-finale at Shirley Povich Field on Saturday afternoon.
Jack Vander Linden (Dallas, Texas/Episcopal) took the loss, allowing eight runs, seven earned on five hits over 2.2 innings. The Hoyas bullpen was able to quiet Villanova's bats over the last four innings, as Charles Steinman (Rockville Centre, N.Y./Chaminade) tossed. 2.0 perfect innings of relief. James Heine (Chapel Hill, N.C./East Chapel Hill) and Neal Dennison (Houston, Texas/Lamar) each tossed a scoreless inning of relief for the Hoyas.
Villanova struck quickly, drew a lead-off walk, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, to third on a passed ball and scored on Tyler Sciacca's double to left field. The Wildcats added another, as Sciacca scored from third base on a failed pick-off attempt to give VU a 2-0 lead after a half inning.
The Wildcats loaded the bases in the top of the second inning and Connor Jones cleared them with a two-out double down the right field line to extend the lead to five runs. Max Beerman led off the third inning with a home run over the fence in right field and Sciacca would later single through the left side of the infield to take an 8-0 lead.
In the fourth inning, Villanova added a run in the top half, before the Hoyas got on the board for the first time on Nick Collins' lead-off home run over the centerfield wall. The Wildcats' Connor Jones answered with a two-run shot over the centerfield wall in the top of the fifth inning, extending the lead to 11-1.
The Hoyas and Wildcats played scoreless ball over the last four frames, ending the Hoyas 2013 season with an 11-1 loss.
NOTES: The Hoyas and Wildcats started 15-minutes earlier than the scheduled 1 p.m. first pitch, due to heavy rain in the forecast.
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