High School Graduations at The Pavilion
The first day of competition at the Penn State National produced a number of strong outcomes for Villanova, highlighted by a distance medley relay group which put up the nation's third-leading time at Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track on Friday night. Individually, the Wildcats also had athletes competing in the invitational sections of the 5000 meters and the pole vault.
Caroline Coyer lead the Wildcats with 26 points in a 75-59 win on the road against Marquette.
The first day of competition at the Penn State National produced a number of strong outcomes for Villanova, highlighted by a distance medley relay group which put up the nation's third-leading time at Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track on Friday night. Individually, the Wildcats also excelled in the pentathlon and the 60 meter hurdles.
The Villanova women's swimming team (5-4, 2-0 BIG EAST) defeated the Richmond Spiders in a nonconference meet on Friday afternoon from the Villanova Swim Complex by the final of 147-110.
In their 2015 spring season opener, the Villanova women's tennis team came up just short against Longwood University in Richmond, Va. The final score of the match ended at 4-3.
Villanova women's lacrosse coach Julie Young has signed six new Wildcats for the 2015-16 season. The recruiting class features student-athletes from two different states, including one from Connecticut and the rest of the class from New Jersey. The well-rounded class also features three midfielders, one defender and an attacker.
Villanova junior midfielder Jack Curran (Fair Haven, N.J.) has been selected to the Preseason All-BIG EAST Team as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
It's a snowy Monday morning on the Main Line and it is immediately obvious that Elise and Catherine Bendinelli are sisters. The West Chester, Pa. natives are sitting on the stage in Jake Nevin Field House, joking about what the other is wearing and checking each other's hair before they get their picture taken. The pair represent a unique type of teammate that Villanova seems to have an abundance of; those who were playing together long before they became Wildcats.