Curran, Froccaro, and Sweeney to Play in North South Game
Graduate student Jack Curran and seniors Jake Froccaro and Danny Sweeney were selected to the 76th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) North South Game on Friday, May 26th. It will represent the final collegiate game for the three Wildcats as the suite up for the Division I/II South Team. The new was announced via a press release by the USILA.
Doug deMarrais Tabbed Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Week
Junior catcher Doug deMarrais (Bernardsville, N.J.) was named the Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Week as announced by Big 5 baseball committee this morning.
Baseball Closes the Season on a High Note, Tops No. 20 St. John’s, 9-6
Freshman relief pitchers Ryan Pfutzenreuter (Deerfield, Ill.) and Tyler Arella (East Northport, N.Y.) combined to pitch four hitless innings of relief and Villanova (14-33, 5-13 BIG EAST) and the offense mounted a pair of big rallies to overcome No. 20 St. John’s (40-9, 13-5 BIG EAST) by a final score of 9-6 at Jack Kaiser Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The win is the first over a ranked opponent since 2012 for the Wildcats, who closed out the 2017 season on a high note. Villanova overcame deficits of 3-0 and 6-4 in the game, and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning.
Pfutzenreuter Earns a Spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Freshman Ryan Pfutzenreuter (Deerfield, Ill.) earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weeky Honor Roll as announced by the conference office this afternoon.
Brette Lawrence Named To NFCA All-Region Third Team
Villanova senior Brette Lawrence was selected to the NFCA Mideast Region Third Team, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Lawrence had a stellar final season for the Wildcats, accumulating a 25-11 record on the mound with a 2.79 ERA.
Women’s Track & Field Earns 20 All-BIG EAST Honors
The official list of all-conference performers from last weekend’s outdoor BIG EAST Championships was announced on Tuesday afternoon, and the Villanova women’s track & field team had 14 student-athletes combine to earn 20 All-BIG EAST honors during the conference meet. Headlining the list were six athletes who earned all-conference recognition in both an individual event and a relay.
Villanova Drops Game Two of Conference Series to St. John's, 6-0
The game was scoreless up until the fifth inning when St. John’s (40-8, 13-4 BIG EAST) scored five runs to break open the game on Friday afternoon at Jack Kaiser Stadium in Queens, N.Y. The Wildcats (13-33, 4-13 BIG EAST) were able to produce seven hits, while junior Ryan Doty (Rye, N.Y.) was able to control the Red Storm for four innings against an impressive offensive lineup.
Men’s Track & Field Earns 16 All-BIG EAST Honors
The official list of all-conference performers from last weekend’s outdoor BIG EAST Championships was announced on Tuesday afternoon, and the Villanova men’s track & field team had 11 student-athletes combine to earn 16 All-BIG EAST honors during the conference meet. Headlining the list were the three athletes who won individual events during the meet, as well as the Wildcats champion 4x800 meter relay squad.