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Richard Villa

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dix Hills, N.Y.

High School:
Half Hollow Hills East

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
1B/C

Richard  Villa

04/29/2018

Comeback Bid Falls Short Against Navy

Leopards will play their final home game on Wednesday against Monmouth

04/28/2018

Rain Shudders Game Two of Saturday's Twinbill

Leopards will play two against Navy on Sunday afternoon

04/25/2018

Big Fifth Inning Pushes Penn State Past Leopards

Villa finished the night 3-for-4 at the plate

04/18/2018

Lehigh Edges Leopards in Rivalry Showdown

Robinson and Marti score both of Lafayette’s runs

04/14/2018

Leopards Drop Twinbill to Army

Lafayette closes the series against the Black Knights tomorrow at 11 a.m.

04/25/2018

Lafayette vs. Penn State - Coca-Cola Park

Photos by Rick Smith

2017: Started in 14 of the 24 games he appeared in as a sophomore…compiled a .259 average with eight runs scored and eight RBIs…went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored, an RBI and a stolen base at Navy (4/8)…batted 2-for-3 and crossed the plate twice at Bucknell (4/16)…picked up a pair of hits, including first collegiate homer at Bucknell (4/16)…tallied two hits and two RBIs with a home run against Niagara (5/6).

2016: Appeared in 11 games during his freshman season, making four starts at designated hitter…drew a walk in his collegiate debut at VMI (2/27), and roped a double the following afternoon for his first collegiate hit…also added hits against Rutgers (3/2), Davidson (3/5) and Penn (4/5)…made his final appearance as a pinch hitter at Lehigh (4/23).

At Half Hollow Hills East:
All-Conference player in 2013, 2014 and 2015…All-Suffolk County in 2014 and 2015…named a Top 100 Long Island player by Newsday…selected to the 2015 Long Island Senior All Star Game…Half Hollow Hills East MVP in 2015…team captain as a senior…National Italian Honor Society member.

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