Andy Butler Named BIG EAST Golfer of the Week
Villanova junior Andy Butler (Oakmont, Pa./ Manheim Township) was named the BIG EAST Golfer of the Week for his play at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate. This is the first conference honor Butler has received in his career.
Mericle Nets Hat Trick in 6-4 Loss to Penn
The Villanova Field Hockey Team (4-13) suffered a heartbreaking loss with four minutes left in play to the Penn Quakers (10-5) on Tuesday night. Villanova hosted its annual Play 4 the Cure game, while playing their first night game on their new field.
Aaron Forbes Named CAA Offensive Player of the Week
Villanova sophomore running back Aaron Forbes (Newburgh, N.Y.) has been named the CAA Offensive Player of the Week. Forbes earns the honor for his play in Saturday’s 24-13 win over No. 23 Albany.
Wildcats Hope to Stay Hot at Home Against St. John's
Villanova (8-5-2 overall, 3-2-1 BIG EAST) returns to action Wednesday when it hosts St. John's (6-4-4 overall, 2-2-2 BIG EAST) in a key conference clash at 3:05 p.m.
Three Wildcats Earn BIG EAST Weekly Honors
Three Villanova Wildcats - Miguel Polley, Eric McKenna, and Will Steiner - were honored Monday by the BIG EAST and Philly Soccer Six for their efforts in helping VU down Penn and Creighton.
Darby Goodwin Named BIG EAST Athlete of the Week
Villanova sophomore Darby Goodwin (Jupiter, Fla./The Pine School) was named the BIG EAST Women’s Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week, which was announced today in the conference’s weekly press release.
Wildcats Continue Homecoming Success, Topple No. 23 Albany 24-13
Sophomore running back Aaron Forbes (Newburgh, N.Y.) ran for a career-high 151 yards and two touchdowns and the defense recorded the most sacks by any FCS team in the nation this season as No. 16 Villanova (6-2, 4-1 CAA Football) cruised to a 24-13 win over No. 23 Albany (4-3, 1-3 CAA Football) at Villanova Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Wildcats remained in a three-way tie with New Hampshire and Richmond for second place in the CAA Football regular season standings.
Decker and Crutchfield Acquire BIG EAST Weekly Honors
The BIG EAST announced today that both Emma Decker (LaGrange, Ill./Nazareth Academy and Claire Crutchfield (Falls Church, Va./Bishop O’Connell) earned BIG EAST Weekly Honors after Villanova downed Georgetown 3-1 on Saturday night in Washington D.C.