Sprinters Have Success on Final Day at Larry Ellis Invitational
Despite a cold and raw day with intermittent rain, Villanova nevertheless put up several fast times in the sprint events at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Sophomores Sterling Pierce (Voorhees, N.J.) and Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) led the Wildcats with impressive races at Weaver Stadium as the team wrapped up two days of competition at the nearby meet.
Women’s Track & Field Wraps Up Weekend at Larry Ellis Invitational
Senior hurdler Veronica Scott (Plymouth, N.H.) came in fifth in the 400 meter hurdles, while freshman McKenna Keegan (West Grove, Pa.) and junior Sidney Hayes (Spring Grove, Pa.) each placed in the top 10 in the 400 meters during the Larry Ellis Invitational at Weaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Villanova wrapped up two days of competition at the local meet with several sprint races and the pole vault being contested on a cold and damp afternoon.
Wildcats Drop Final Series Against Creighton, 2-1
A replay of Friday night’s game occurred as Creighton (18-16, 8-1 BIG EAST) won the game in the bottom of the ninth with two outs, runners on the corners, and a weak dribbler to the short stop, lifted the Jays past the Wildcats (8-23, 2-4 BIG EAST) at TD Ameritrade Park on Sunday afternoon. With their win today, Creighton swept the series after two very close walk off wins.
Women's Tennis Caps of Regular Season With 5-2 Win Over Georgetown
The Villanova women’s tennis team (9-15) defeated Georgetown (12-5) on Sunday morning. This was the last regular season match for the Wildcats and they celebrated seniors Linley Busby and Connor Brewer
Men’s Tennis Caps Off Regular Season With 4-3 Win Over Georgetown
The Villanova men’s tennis team (14-9) slid by Georgetown (7-13) on Sunday morning. This was the last regular season match for the Wildcats and they celebrated seniors Luis Miranda and Karim Hallaba.
Villanova Concludes Play At The Navy Spring Invitational
The Villanova men’s golf team completed the Navy Spring Invitational on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats shot rounds of 309-302 = 611 (+43) to finish in seventh place at the tournament, which was held at the par-71 Naval Academy Golf Course.
Second Game of Series Gets Away as Wildcats Fall to Creighton, 11-2
Senior starting pitcher Hunter Schryver (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) struck out nine and carried a 2-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning before Villanova (8-22, 2-3 BIG EAST) eventually fell to Creighton (17-16, 7-1 BIG EAST) by a final score of 11-2 in the second game of this weekend's series at TD Ameritrade Park on Saturday night. Schryver (3-5, 2.54 ERA) wound up going six-plus and being charged with two earned runs, while also reaching career milestones for strikeouts and innings pitched in a sharp overall effort.
Villanova and St. John's Split Saturday Doubleheader
The Villanova softball team (28-15, 8-6) won the first game of a doubleheader before falling in the second game of the day against St. John's (24-14, 11-3) on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats won the first game by a score of 2-0 and were defeated in the second game 10-0 in six innings.