Villanova Athletics

  • Villanova teams have combined to win 16 NCAA team titles.
  • Wildcat teams have combined to win 63 Big East Conference team championships.
  • Villanova student-athletes have won over 700 Big East individual championships.
  • 40 past or present Wildcats athletes have taken part in the Olympic Games.
  • Villanova has placed at least one individual in every summer Olympics since 1948.
  • Wildcat athletes have combined to earn eight Olympic medals, including a gold by baseball player Mike Neill and a silver by track standout Sonia O'Sullivan at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
  • 52 former Villanova baseball players have made it to the Major Leagues, with a number of others playing professional baseball in the minors.
  • 35 former Wildcat men's basketball players have made it to the NBA.
  • Two past Villanovans have won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
  • Villanova University has also had one NCAA Woman of the Year, one Margaret Wade Trophy winner, one Honda Broderick Award winner, three GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year, two ECAC Award of Valor winners, three NCAA Top Eight Award winners, 16 NCAA Post Graduate Scholarship winners, and 42 student-athletes earn GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-America status.
  • 197 Wildcat student-athletes earned Big East Academic All-Star Team accolades in 2000-2001.
  • Villanova student-athletes combined for a 2.946 GPA in 2000-2001.
  • 348 student-athletes tallied a GPA of 3.0 or better during the 2000-2001 academic year.

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