Schappert and Wasik Earn Academic All-District Accolades
Senior women's track & field athletes Stephanie Schappert (Delray Beach, Fla.) and Alexandra Wasik (Medina, Ohio) have each been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team in District 2, as announced late last week. Both student-athletes will now move on to the national ballot and be considered for Academic All-America status. They are each set to begin competition at the NCAA East Preliminary later this week.
Villanova Prepares for Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships
Mercer Lake will again play host to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships May 29-31, where the country's top heavyweight men, lightweight men and lightweight women will compete.
Villanova Has 12 Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition For Academic Success
A list of public recognition awards for Division I teams who rank among the best within their sport in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) data was announced by the NCAA on Wednesday morning. Villanova student-athletes continued to rank among the best in the nation academically, as the Wildcats had a record 12 teams earn public recognition in Wednesday's release.
Pope Chosen for USILA/LaxWorld North-South All-Star Game
Remington Pope (Boston, Mass./The Governor's Academy) of the Villanova men's lacrosse team has been selected to play in the 74th annual 2015 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)/LaxWorld North-South All-Star game on Friday, May 22.
Villanova and IMG College Extend Agreement with J.D. McGillicuddy's
Villanova and IMG College announced an extension of the agreement making J.D. McGillicuddy's in Wayne, Pa., the home of the Talking Villanova Football with Andy Talley and Talking Villanova Basketball with Jay Wright radio shows.
Stephanie Schappert Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Senior track & field and cross country student-athlete Stephanie Schappert (Delray Beach, Fla.) was recently named a winner of a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. The award comes with a $7,500 scholarship that can be applied towards pursuing a graduate or other advances degree. Schappert is the 20th student-athlete from Villanova to receive one of the NCAA-sponsored postgraduate scholarships.
Todd Czinege and Adam Goss Earn First Team All-BIG EAST Honors
Sophomore second baseman Todd Czinege (Overland Park, Kan.) and junior left fielder Adam Goss (Bellaire, Texas) were each named first team All-BIG EAST selections in an announcement by the conference office on Tuesday morning. The league revealed its major award winners on all-conference teams in advance of the BIG EAST Championship which begins later this week. Czinege receives All-BIG EAST recognition for the second straight year, while Goss earns all-conference recognition for the first time.
Caroline Coyer Earns Spot on United States Team For Pan-American Games
Villanova University senior guard Caroline Coyer (Oak Hill, Va.) is one of 12 players named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's Pan American Games roster. Coyer was one of 51 players that took part in three days of trials at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado last weekend. The Pan American games are scheduled for July 16-20 in Toronto, Canada.