Hart to Return For Senior Season in 2016-17
Villanova junior guard Josh Hart (Silver Spring, Md.) announced on Tuesday night that he will return to the Wildcats for his senior season in 2016-17.
Moderski and Corrado Chosen for USILA/Nike North-South All-Star Game
The USILA/Nike North-South game will be played this coming Friday, May 27th at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pa. The game will be held at 5:30 p.m. The South will be coached by High Point head coach Jon Torpey. Besides Corrado he will be assisted by fellow High Point assistant coaches Pat Tracy and Ryan Cassidy.
Kate Poppe Named Third Team All-Mideast Region
Villanova senior Kate Poppe was named to the 2016 NFCA Division I All-Mideast Region third team, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced on Thursday afternoon.
2016 Men's Soccer Slate is Revealed
Another challenging set of 18 regular season opponents is on the docket for Villanova in 2016. The Wildcats begin the regular season on Friday, Aug. 28 vs. Rider at the Higgins Soccer Complex, where they will host nine matches this season.
Women's Soccer Announces 2016 Schedule
The Wildcats will play two exhibition games, nine out of conference, and nine BIG EAST games. Of the nine out of league teams, six qualified for the post-season last year while three went on to the NCAA Tournament. Of the 10 BIG EAST teams, Villanova will have the third strongest schedule in the conference this upcoming season based on last year's final RPI.
Villanova Swimming and Diving Announces Class of 2020
Villanova men's and women's swimming head coach Rick Simpson has announced Thursday the addition of 18 student-athletes for the 2016-17 season. Thirteen men and five women are set to join the squad next season.
Wildcats Fall 1-0 to Xavier on Lone Run in Bottom of Eighth Inning
Junior starting pitcher Hunter Schryver (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) made his final outing of the 2016 season one of his best in a head-to-head pitchers’ duel but Villanova (20-30, 5-11 BIG EAST) came out on the short end of a 1-0 decision in the opener of a three-game series versus Xavier (25-28, 12-4 BIG EAST) at Hayden Field on Thursday afternoon. The only run of the game scored on a soft flare to right-center field with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning.
Offense Breaks Out in 15-10 Loss to Xavier on Friday Afternoon
After being shut out on just five hits in the series opener a day earlier, Villanova (20-31, 5-12 BIG EAST) scored 10 runs on 11 hits and eight walks but fell to Xavier (26-28, 13-4 BIG EAST) by a final score of 15-10 at Hayden Field on Friday afternoon. Senior first baseman Max Beermann (Tampa, Fla.) doubled, tripled and scored three runs for the Wildcats, who had all nine batters in the starting lineup reach base safely at least once.