Wildcats Split Sunday Games vs. Marist and VMI
The Villanova water polo team competed in conference play on Sunday and lost to Marist early in the day by a score of 9-8 and beat VMI by an 11-9 mark. Both games were pretty competitive. The Wildcats' season record now stands at 16-13 (4-5 MAAC).
Catch Up with the 'Cats: Sophomore Sam Scarfogliero
With their commanding 10-6 victory over Marquette in their conference-season opener on Saturday, the Wildcats now lead the BIG EAST field with the longest winning-streak tallying four victories in a row. While effective and decisive shooting has been a huge part of the recent success for Villanova, the least talked about but maybe the most important component for the Wildcats have been a gutsy and hard-working defense.
Men's Tennis Takes Down UConn
The men's tennis team took on the UConn Huskies earlier on Sunday afternoon and came out with a victory by a score of 5-2. Nova won all three doubles matches for the doubles point, and the Wildcats won four of the six singles matches.
Villanova and Seton Hall Compete in Pitching Duel
After waiting an extra day to play each other, Villanova and Seton Hall took the diamond Sunday afternoon to play the first in a three-game conference series. It was a low-scoring affair and Seton Hall was able to cling on to an early lead as the Wildcats fell to 9-15 (1-3 BIG EAST) and the Pirates improved to 12-18 (1-3 BIG EAST).
UConn Too Much for Nova
The Villanova women's tennis team lost 7-0 earlier today to the UConn Huskies. They were swept in both doubles and singles.
Hat Tricks from Denihan & Dottino Seal Wildcat's First Conference Victory
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (6-4, 1-0) travelled west to take on their first BIG EAST foe of the season Marquette (4-7 0-1) at Valley Fields in Milwaukee, Wis. on Saturday March 28. The Wildcats came out strong posting four unanswered goal within the first ten minutes of the match; two of which came from free-position shots. Sophomore transfer Carolyn Dottino tallied her seventh goal of the season off a free-position shot at 24:41 to give the Wildcats the early edge. A little over three minutes later junior Meghan Breen added her own goal to the board off a pass from junior Kelsey Denihan at 21:47.
#13 Marquette Tops Villanova 9-8 in BIG EAST Opener
In a game that featured eight tied scores and five lead changes, it was the visiting Marquette Golden Eagles that outlasted the Villanova Wildcats 9-8 on Saturday at Villanova Stadium.
Wildcats Throw Two-Hitter But Drop Narrow Game to Hofstra, 1-0
On a frigid afternoon that felt more like late January than it did baseball season, a single run in the top of the third inning was the difference in the game as Villanova (8-13) lost, 1-0, to Hofstra (8-12) in the middle game of a three-game series at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth on Saturday afternoon.