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.
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
Campos Named Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Week
Campos started all three games behind the plate for the Wildcats. His three hits included a double, and two triples, while finishing the week with a .889 slugging percentage.
Rosero Starts Strong But Wildcats Fall to Norfolk State, 11-3
Sophomore starting pitcher Jonathan Rosero (Middle Village, N.Y.) gave up just one earned run while striking out six over 4 1/3 innings but Villanova (0-3) fell behind in the sixth inning and came out on the short end of an 11-3 final score against Norfolk State (3-0) in the finale of a three-game series at Marty L. Miller Field on Sunday afternoon. Senior right fielder Donovan May (Newark, Del.) drove in a pair of runs for the Wildcats, while junior catcher Brandon Campos (Middletown, N.Y.) was on base twice with a walk and his second triple of the young season.