Stellar Defense Helps Wildcats Upend No. 10 Creighton 1-0
Villanova's defense held firm against the potent Creighton Bluejays Saturday as the Wildcats knocked off the No. 10 Bluejays 1-0 on a blustery afternoon at the Higgins Soccer Complex.
Villanova University Dedicates Andrew J. Talley Athletic Center
Longtime head football coach Andy Talley, who has announced his retirement at the end of the 2016 season, now has a brand new building that bears his name to go along with his legacy of success both on and off the field. Talley and several Villanova dignitaries took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday evening to officially dedicate the Andrew J. Talley Athletic Center in the west end zone of Villanova Stadium. The newest athletics facility on campus will be home to the Wildcats football program and contains several amenities that will benefit every student-athlete on campus.
Miller and McLaughlin Tab BIG EAST Weekly Honors
Villanova sophomore goalkeeper, Erika Miller (Malvern, Pa.) was named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference this afternoon. Also, freshman forward/midfield, Emma McLaughlin (Quakertown, Pa.) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
Field Hockey Hosts Penn for their Annual Play 4 the Cure Game
The Villanova Field Hockey Team is dedicating their game on Tuesday night (10/25) to breast cancer awareness. The event will be called “Play 4 the Cure,” which is the organization that the field hockey team chose to donate the money they raise, to this organization. The Wildcats host Penn for the first ever night game at the Villanova Field Hockey Field, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Villanova Surges Past Georgetown, 3-1
The Villanova volleyball team capped an overall successful day for Villanova Athletics, as the Wildcats (15-8, 6-4 BIG EAST) downed the Georgetown Hoyas ( 6-17, 2-8 BIG EAST) 25-18, 23-25, 25-22, 25-16 on Saturday night at McDonough Arena.
Wildcats Drop Last Road Game at St. John's 1-0
In a close match where both teams saw excellent scoring opportunities it was St John’s who pulled out a 1-0 win over Villanova on Sunday afternoon. This was the final road game this season for the Wildcats.
Erika Miller Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week
Villanova sophomore goalkeeper, Erika Miller (Malvern, Pa.) was named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week as announced by the conference this afternoon.
Emma McLaughlin Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Villanova freshman forward/midfield, Emma McLaughlin (Quakertown, Pa.) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll as announced by the conference this afternoon.