Women’s Track & Field Ready to Continue Surge at BIG EAST Championships
An up-and-coming Villanova team is ready to measure the progress it has made this season at the BIG EAST Championships, which will be held at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex in Staten Island, N.Y. on Friday and Saturday afternoons. The competition runs from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. All of the action can be seen live on BIG EAST Digital Network via the Fox Sports GO app both days. A link to the broadcast, as well as to live results and other pertinent championship information, can be found at the top of this release.
Scarfogliero Ties Career Caused Turnover Record in Loss to Navy
Senior Sam Scarfogliero was a force defensively for the Wildcats, causing three Navy turnovers, as she tied 2016 graduate Chelsey Henderson for most career caused turnovers in Villanova history with 42.
Swimming and Diving Heads To The BIG EAST Championships
The Villanova swimming and diving program will travel to the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Championships presented by Jeep at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, N.Y. from Feb. 22-25.
Men’s Track & Field Heads to BIG EAST Championships
Seven men’s teams and eight women’s teams will converge on the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex this Friday and Saturday afternoon for the BIG EAST Championships. The two-day conference meet in Staten Island, N.Y. runs from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. All of the action can be seen live on BIG EAST Digital Network via the Fox Sports GO app both days. A link to the broadcast, as well as to live results and other pertinent championship information, can be found at the top of this release.
Brette Lawrence Earns BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week Award, Nikki Alden Named to Honor Roll
Villanova senior Brette Lawrence (Sparks, Nev.) earned the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week award as announced by the conference’s press release this afternoon. Junior Nikki Alden (Ivyland, Pa.) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
Villanova Extends Winning Streak to Five With Overtime Victory
For the second straight game, the Villanova Wildcats went to overtime where they tallied a 61-58 win over the visiting Butler Bulldogs. With the victory, the Wildcats improve to 16-11 overall and 11-5 in Big East play, while Butler falls to 5-22 on the season and 2-14 in conference action.
Potent Offensive Display Lifts Wildcats Past Seton Hall 92-70
Villanova connected on ..673 of its field goal attempts Saturday at the Prudential as it downed Seton Hall 92-70 with Jalen Brunson and Kris Jenkins each scoring 22 points.
Cuccinello Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Cuccinello finished a conference and team high six points during Saturday’s 16-11 loss to No. 8 Yale. He tied his career high in goal with four and added two assists. For the season, Cuccinello is tied for first on the team in points with seven.c