Seniors Help Steer No. 1 Wildcats Past Seton Hall 76-46
On Monday afternoon Villanova returned to the top of the Associated Press poll. Hours later, its seniors led it to a convincing 76-46 victory over Seton Hall in a BIG EAST game at the Pavilion.
Villanova Returns Home To Face Richmond On Friday
The Villanova women’s swimming and diving team returns home on Friday, Jan. 20 to face Richmond in a meet that will begin at 2 p.m. The Wildcats haven’t competed in the Pavilion since a home meet on Nov. 12 against Penn.
Second Half Rally Leads Villanova Past Penn
After being held scoreless in the first half, Villanova sophomore guard Adrianna Hahn exploded for 23 second half points to lead the Wildcats to a 60-48 road win over the Penn Quakers.
Wildcats to Play Last Non Conference Game at Penn Wednesday Night
Villanova enters play with an 8-9 overall record and a 2-1 Big Five mark, while Penn is 9-4 on the season and 0-2 in City Series action.
Williamson Sets School Record in 60 Meters at Nittany Lion Challenge
One of the young members of the Villanova roster made a name for herself in the first meet of the new year and the Wildcats had a terrific day of competition at the Nittany Lion Challenge on Saturday afternoon. Freshman sprinter Trudy-Ann Williamson (Kingston, Jamaica) provided the highlight of the day by first tying, and then breaking, the school record in the 60 meter dash. She won the final heat in a record time of 7.41 seconds.
Inside The Dugout With Caroline Jones
Caroline Jones, a freshman from Virginia Beach, Va., describes what her first year at Villanova has been like.
Lampinen and Purcell Open Up Strong at Nittany Lion Challenge
Sophomore sprinters Ville Lampinen (Vantaa, Finland) and Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) were among several Villanova athletes who opened up the new calendar year on a strong note at the Nittany Lion Challenge on Saturday afternoon. The pair each competed in the 600 meters and finished in the top four in a field of 20 runners. Overall, the Wildcats had 14 athletes competing in 10 individual events and a relay during the meet at Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track.
Andrew Kelley Named BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Athlete Of The Week
Villanova freshman Andrew Kelley (Belmont, Mass.) was named the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Male Athlete of the Week for the first time in his career, as announced by the conference in a press release this afternoon. He earned the award for his performance against Providence on Saturday.