Georgia State Edges Out Villanova
In the fourth and final game of the USF Under Armour Invitational, Villanova lost to Georgia Sate by a score of 5-2. Lauren Herschberg continued her hot start with her 13th hit of the season and added another RBI to her season totals. Ali Angelbello was on the mound for the Wildcats and Katie Worley was the pitcher for the Panthers.
Men's Tennis Postponed
Due to rain Sunday morning, the Villanova men's tennis team has postponed its match against UC Riverside. The Wildcats will now face the Highlanders on Tuesday, Mar. 3, with a 12 pm start.
Herschberg's Three Hits Help Wildcats Defeat Flames
The Wildcats had to wait a little longer for a win but they won in their first of two games on Sunday. After both of Saturday's originally scheduled games were washed out the Wildcats defeated the Flames 3-1 this morning. The team benefited from strong performances from Kate Poppe and Dana Morris. The win bring the Wildcats record to 3-5 and the Flames drop to 6-6. All runs driven in in the contest came from freshmen; Dana Morris and Brittany Husk.
Wildcats Find First Victory of 2015 in front of Home Crowd
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (1-2) clinched their first win of the 2015 campaign after defeating Bucknell 11-9 on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Villanova Stadium. The Wildcats fought off a Bison offense that was determined to make a comeback after the Wildcats sent them into the locker room at halftime under a 5-2 deficit.
Back to Back: Cats Claim Second Straight BIG EAST Crown
Villanova trailed Xavier 40-33 at halftime before staging a second half turnaround en route to its second straight outright BIG EAST regular season title.
Tiernan, Maxwell and Distance Medley Relay Repeat as Conference Champions
The first night of competition in the BIG EAST Championships at the New York Armory looked very similar to what a highlight reel from last year's opening day would look like. Villanova successfully defended its conference titles in three different events and scored 48.5 points as the BIG EAST meet got underway on Saturday night.
Petruzzellis Sets School Record, Wins Pentathlon on First Night at BIG EAST Championships
Senior multi-event standout Katherine Petruzzellis (Annandale, N.J.) broke a long-standing school record in the pentathlon and became the Wildcats first-ever conference champion in the event at the New York Armory on Saturday night. Senior pole vaulter Alexandra Wasik (Medina, Ohio) won her second consecutive BIG EAST title in her signature event and Villanova leads the team standings after the first night of competition at the conference championships. The meet concludes on Sunday afternoon.
Wildcats Register Third-Straight Win with 10-4 Victory over Delaware
Villanova (3-1) registered their third-straight win in as many games as they downed the Delaware Blue Hens (2-3) 10-4 on Saturday afternoon at Villanova Stadium.