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    April 11, 1998

    Villanova vs Univ. of Notre Dame Box

    Box Score

    
    
    at Notre Dame, IN (Frank Eck Stadium)
    
    
    
    Villanova University 10 (17-11-1,3-7 BIG EAST)
    
    
    
    Name (Pos)                 AB  R  H RBI  BB SO PO  A LOB   Avg
    
    Pat Kane ss...............  4  3  3  0    0  1  0  4   0
    
    Matt Longo 3b/rf..........  4  3  2  1    1  1  2  0   1
    
    Dan Boublis lf............  5  1  3  4    0  2  2  1   0
    
    Rick Welsh 1b.............  4  2  0  0    1  2  6  0   0
    
    Tom Shank 2b..............  5  0  3  3    0  0  3  2   0
    
    Bill Brehm cf.............  5  0  0  0    0  3  2  0   0
    
    Dan Glover dh/p...........  5  0  1  1    0  3  0  0   3
    
    Augie Grove c.............  4  0  0  0    0  2  7  2   2
    
    Joe DelVecchio rf.........  2  0  0  0    0  0  2  0   0
    
     Erik Kropf 3b............. 1  1  1  0    0  0  0  0   0
    
    Will Henry p..............  0  0  0  0    0  0  0  1   0
    
     Brian Manning p........... 0  0  0  0    0  0  0  0   0
    
     Aaron Krawiec p........... 0  0  0  0    0  0  0  0   0
    
     Dave Petre p.............. 0  0  0  0    0  0  0  0   0
    
     Drew Kirchner p........... 0  0  0  0    0  0  0  0   0
    
    Totals.................... 39 10 13  9    2 14 24 10   6
    
    
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame 14 (23-10,8-0 BIG EAST)
    
    
    
    Name (Pos)                 AB  R  H RBI  BB SO PO  A LOB   Avg
    
    Allen Greene cf...........  4  3  2  1    2  2  2  0   2
    
    J.J. Brock ss.............  5  2  3  3    1  0  1  3   0
    
    Alec Porzel lf............  6  1  2  3    0  2  0  0   0
    
    Jeff Wagner dh............  5  2  3  1    1  0  0  0   1
    
    Brant Ust 3b..............  4  0  4  3    1  0  0  0   0
    
    Jeff Perconte rf..........  4  0  0  0    0  1  2  0   5
    
     Ben Cooke, of/if ph/rf.... 1  0  0  0    0  1  0  0   3
    
    Dan Leatherman 1b.........  4  3  3  1    1  0  6  0   0
    
    Todd Frye 2b..............  5  1  2  0    0  1  1  2   0
    
    Mike Knecht, c c..........  5  2  2  2    0  1 14  0   0
    
    Brad Lidge, r p...........  0  0  0  0    0  0  1  1   0
    
     Steve Szczepanski, r p.... 0  0  0  0    0  0  0  0   0
    
     Aaron Heilman, r p........ 0  0  0  0    0  0  0  1   0
    
    Totals.................... 43 14 21 14    6  8 27  7  11
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Score by innings:                      R  H  E
    
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    Villanova University  303 000 400   - 10 13  4
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame   020 453 00    - 14 21  2
    
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    E - Matt Longo(8), Rick Welsh(4), Tom Shank(7), Bill Brehm(2), Alec
    Porzel(1), Brad Lidge(1).
    
    DP - Wildcats 1, Irish 1. LOB - Wildcats 6, Irish 11.
    
    2B - Pat Kane 2(6), Tom Shank(6), Jeff Wagner(8), Brant Ust(15),
    Leatherman(6), Mike Knecht(2). 3B - J.J. Brock(2), Alec
    
    Porzel(2), Brant Ust(1).
    
    HR - Dan Boublis(7), Leatherman(6).
    
    SB - Pat Kane 2(5), Matt Longo(4), Leatherman(4). CS - Allen Greene(6).
    
    
    
    Villanova University   IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  AB BF   ERA  NP
    
    Will Henry..........  3.1  10   6   6   0   3  20 20        74
    
    Brian Manning.......  0.2   3   1   1   0   0   5  5        19
    
    Aaron Krawiec.......  0.2   4   4   4   1   2   6  7        37
    
    Dan Glover..........  1.1   3   3   3   3   2   7 10        46
    
    Dave Petre..........  1.0   0   0   0   1   0   2  3         9
    
    Drew Kirchner.......  1.0   1   0   0   1   1   3  4        14
    
    
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  AB BF   ERA  NP
    
    Brad Lidge, r.......  6.0   6   6   5   1   9  24 26       112
    
    Steve Szczepanski, r  0.0   3   4   3   1   0   3  4        18
    
    Aaron Heilman, r....  3.0   4   0   0   0   5  12 13        46
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Win - Brad Lidge 5-2.  Loss - B. Manning 2-1.  Save - A. Heilman (4).
    
    BK - Dan Glover(1).
    
    HBP - by Brad Lidge (Pat Kane), by A. Heilman (Erik Kropf).
    
    Umpires - Home:Dave Buck  1st:Jon Thompson  2nd:Don Nordquist  3rd:Joe Yonto
    
    Start: 3:05   Time: 3:20   Attendance: 560
    
    
    
    Game Notes:
    
    Irish are 28-6 in last 34 BIG EAST regular season games.
    
    Irish are 37-5 at home over the past two seasons.
    
    Game 2 of doubleheader.
    
    B. Manning faced 1 batter in the 5th.
    
    Szczepanski faced 4 batters in the 7th.
    
    

    Play-by-play

    
    
                           1998 Notre Dame Baseball
    
                  Villanova University at Univ. of Notre Dame
    
              Apr 11, 1998 at Notre Dame, IN (Frank Eck Stadium)
    
    
    
    
    
    Score by innings:                      R  H  E
    
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    Villanova University  303 000 400   - 10 13  4
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame   020 453 00    - 14 21  2
    
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    Villanova University inning 1
    
    
    
      Pat Kane hit by pitch (0-0).  Pat Kane stole second.  Matt Longo singled to
    
      left field, RBI (2-1); Pat Kane scored.  Dan Boublis homered to right
    
      center, 2 RBI (1-1); Matt Longo scored.  Rick Welsh grounded out to p (1-0).
    
      Tom Shank flied out to rf (2-1).  Bill Brehm struck out looking (2-2).  3
    
      runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 1
    
    
    
      Allen Greene struck out swinging (2-2).  J.J. Brock flied out to lf (3-2).
    
      Alec Porzel struck out looking (1-2).  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 2
    
    
    
      Dan Glover struck out swinging (3-2).  Augie Grove popped up to p (1-2).
    
      DelVecchio grounded out to 2b (2-1).  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 2
    
    
    
      Jeff Wagner singled to center field (1-2).  Brant Ust tripled, out at third
    
      lf to ss to 3b, RBI (1-1); Jeff Wagner scored.  J. Perconte grounded out to
    
      ss (0-0).  Leatherman homered to right center, RBI (1-0).  Todd Frye singled
    
      to left field (1-2).  Dropped foul ball, E3.  Mike Knecht reached on an
    
      error by 3b (3-2); Todd Frye advanced to third on the error.  Allen Greene
    
      struck out swinging (0-2).  2 runs, 4 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 3
    
    
    
      Pat Kane singled to right field (2-2).  Matt Longo singled to right center
    
      (2-2); Pat Kane advanced to third.  Dan Boublis struck out swinging (2-2).
    
      Matt Longo stole second; Pat Kane stole home.  Rick Welsh walked (3-2).
    
      Rick Welsh advanced to second on an error by p; Matt Longo advanced to third
    
      on the error.  Tom Shank doubled down the rf line, 2 RBI (3-2); Rick Welsh
    
      scored, unearned; Matt Longo scored.  Bill Brehm struck out swinging (2-2).
    
      Dan Glover struck out looking (1-2).  3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 3
    
    
    
      J.J. Brock flied out to cf (1-0).  Alec Porzel grounded out to p (1-2).
    
      Jeff Wagner singled to center field (1-1).  Brant Ust singled (2-2); Jeff
    
      Wagner advanced to second, advanced to third on an error by 2b.  J. Perconte
    
      flied out to rf (0-0).  0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 4
    
    
    
      Augie Grove struck out swinging (1-2).  DelVecchio grounded out to ss (0-1).
    
      Pat Kane doubled to right center (2-1).  Matt Longo struck out looking
    
      (1-2).  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 4
    
    
    
      Leatherman flied out to rf (0-0).  Todd Frye singled to right field (1-1).
    
      Mike Knecht doubled down the lf line, RBI (2-2); Todd Frye scored.  Allen
    
      Greene singled, advanced to second on an error by cf, RBI (2-1); Mike Knecht
    
      scored.  J.J. Brock tripled to right field, RBI (1-2); Allen Greene scored.
    
      B. Manning to p for Will Henry.  Alec Porzel singled to right field, RBI
    
      (3-2); J.J. Brock scored.  Jeff Wagner lined out to cf (1-2).  Brant Ust
    
      singled to left field (0-0); Alec Porzel advanced to second.  J. Perconte
    
      fouled out to 3b (1-0).  4 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 5
    
    
    
      Dan Boublis struck out looking (1-2).  Rick Welsh struck out looking (3-2).
    
    
    
      Tom Shank lined out to cf (0-0).  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 5
    
    
    
      Leatherman singled to left field (1-2).  A. Krawiec to p for B. Manning.
    
      Todd Frye struck out swinging (3-2); Leatherman stole second.  Mike Knecht
    
      struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b (2-2).  Allen Greene walked (3-1).
    
      J.J. Brock singled to center field, RBI (2-0); Allen Greene advanced to
    
      second; Leatherman scored.  Alec Porzel tripled to right field, 2 RBI (2-0);
    
      J.J. Brock scored; Allen Greene scored.  Jeff Wagner doubled to right field,
    
      RBI (2-2); Alec Porzel scored.  Brant Ust doubled down the rf line, RBI
    
      (3-2); Jeff Wagner scored.  Dan Glover to p.  / for A. Krawiec.  Brant Ust
    
      advanced to third on a balk.  J. Perconte struck out swinging (1-2).  5
    
      runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 6
    
    
    
      Bill Brehm flied out to rf (1-2).  Dan Glover flied out to cf (1-1).  Augie
    
      Grove grounded out to 2b (1-1).  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 6
    
    
    
      Matt Longo to rf.  Erik Kropf to 3b for DelVecchio.  Leatherman doubled to
    
      right field (2-1).  Todd Frye grounded out to 2b (0-0); Leatherman advanced
    
      to third.  Mike Knecht singled to left field, RBI (2-1); Leatherman scored.
    
      Allen Greene walked (3-1); Mike Knecht advanced to second.  J.J. Brock
    
      singled to center field, RBI (1-2); Allen Greene advanced to second; Mike
    
      Knecht scored.  Alec Porzel popped up to 2b (2-0).  Jeff Wagner walked
    
      (3-2); J.J. Brock advanced to second; Allen Greene advanced to third.  Brant
    
      Ust walked, RBI (3-2); Jeff Wagner advanced to second; J.J. Brock advanced
    
      to third; Allen Greene scored.  Ben Cooke pinch hit for J. Perconte.  Ben
    
      Cooke struck out looking (3-2).  3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 7
    
    
    
      Ben Cooke to rf.  Szczepanski to p for Brad Lidge.  Erik Kropf singled to
    
      left field (2-2).  Pat Kane doubled to right field (1-2); Erik Kropf
    
      advanced to third.  Matt Longo walked (3-2).  Dan Boublis singled to center
    
      field, 2 RBI (1-1); Matt Longo advanced to second; Pat Kane scored; Erik
    
      Kropf scored.  A. Heilman to p for Szczepanski.  Rick Welsh reached on a
    
      fielder's choice (3-2); Dan Boublis out at second ss to 2b; Matt Longo
    
      advanced to third.  Tom Shank singled to left field, RBI (1-2); Rick Welsh
    
      advanced to second, advanced to third on an error by lf; Matt Longo scored.
    
      Bill Brehm struck out swinging (0-2).  Dan Glover singled to right field,
    
      RBI (1-0); Tom Shank advanced to second; Rick Welsh scored, unearned.  Augie
    
      Grove struck out swinging (0-2).  4 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 7
    
    
    
      Dan Glover to dh.  Dave Petre to p.  Leatherman walked (3-0).  Todd Frye
    
      grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b (0-1); Leatherman out on the play.
    
      Mike Knecht grounded out to ss (2-0).  0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 8
    
    
    
      Erik Kropf hit by pitch (1-2).  Pat Kane struck out swinging (2-2).  Matt
    
      Longo lined into double play ss to 1b (0-0); Erik Kropf out on the play.  0
    
      runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
    
    
    
    Univ. of Notre Dame inning 8
    
    
    
      D. Kirchner to p for Dave Petre.  Allen Greene singled to right field (0-2).
    
      Allen Greene out at second c to 2b, caught stealing.  J.J. Brock walked
    
      (3-2).  Alec Porzel struck out looking (0-2).  Jeff Wagner lined out to lf
    
      (0-0).  0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
    
    
    
    Villanova University inning 9
    
    
    
      Dan Boublis singled to center field (3-1).  Rick Welsh struck out looking
    
      (1-2).  Tom Shank singled to right field (0-0); Dan Boublis advanced to
    
      second.  Bill Brehm grounded out to p (1-2); Tom Shank advanced to second;
    
    
    
      Dan Boublis advanced to third.  Dan Glover struck out swinging (0-2).  0
    
      runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
    
    
    
    
    
    Game Notes:
    
    Irish are 28-6 in last 34 BIG EAST regular season games.
    
    Irish are 37-5 at home over the past two seasons.
    
    Game 2 of doubleheader.
    
    B. Manning faced 1 batter in the 5th.
    
    Szczepanski faced 4 batters in the 7th.
    
    

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