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.
Bench Boost Helps Wildcats Past St. John's 70-57
For the second time in as many outings Villanova had to climb out of an early hole. This time, reserves Donte DiVincenzo (19 points) and Eric Paschall (nine points) helped bring the energy to a Wildcats' win.
Villanova Registers 55-50 Win Over St. John's
In women’s basketball action on Sunday afternoon, the Villanova Wildcats tallied a 55-50 win over the visiting St. John’s Red Storm. With the victory, the Wildcats have won four of their last five to improve to 8-9 overall and 4-3 in Big East Conference play. St. John’s falls to 12-6 on the season and 4-3 in conference action.
Seton Hall to Face Wildcats Monday
It's a quick turnaround for Villanova and Seton Hall, as the two teams get set to meet Monday night at the Pavilion after playing elsewhere on Saturday. (FS1 and 610 Sports Radio).