Wildcat Teams to Hold Walk-On Tryouts

Aug. 22, 2006

Over the next several weeks the Villanova varsity sport teams will be holding open tryouts for walk-on roster spots. Information for each sport's tryout information appears below. Please note the contact information listed for each sport, and check this page often during the next two weeks for an updated schedule.

Men's and Women's Tennis Tryouts

Tryouts begin on Thursday, August 24
All players trying out must attend a meeting on Wednesday, August 23 (see below)

Wednesday, August 23 (3:00 PM @ Bartley, Room 1011)
Walk-ons and returning players must attend this meeting to sign forms mandated by the NCAA. The makeup session of this meeting will be on Thursday, August 24 at 2:30 PM. This meeting is mandatory for all players.

Wednesday, August 23 (6:30 PM @ Tennis Office, Jake Nevin Field House)
All players interested in trying out for a walk-on spot must attend this meeting.

Thursday, August 24 (Tryouts begin at 4:00 PM on West Campus Courts)

Freshmen: All freshmen must bring a copy of your entrance physical and insurance card. You may obtain a copy of your entrance physical from the Health Center. The Health Center requires 24 hours notice to make a copy, so do this ASAP! The Health Center is located across from the Main Gate.

Returning Upperclassmen: Upperclassmen must present an insurance card and a copy of a physical obtained no more than 60 days prior to the beginning of tryouts.

Contact Information: Bob Batman, Director of Tennis (610-519-7619)

Women's Lacrosse Tryouts

All players who are looking to walk-on need to stop by the health center and ask for a copy of their physical as well as bring a copy of their health/insurance card to Mischa in the Varsity Training Room (Jake Nevin Field House).

The first meeting is on August 30 beginning at 5:00 in Bartley Room 1011. There is also a team meeting that evening from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the football pressbox (2nd floor, enter from front of building).

Tryouts officially begin on September 7. All incoming players must be registered with the NCAA Clearinghouse.

Contact: Jebb Chagan, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach (610-519-6453)

Men's Lacrosse Tryouts

All players trying out for the men's lacrosse team must attend a mandatory meeting on Thursday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in the press box at the football stadium.

Contact: Michael Corrado, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach (610-519-4146)

Field Hockey Tryouts

Field hockey tryouts are on Wednesday, August 23 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the football stadium.

Contact: Villanova Field Hockey Office (610-519-4132)

Rowing Tryouts

All players must attend a meeting on Thursday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Bartley Room 3010.

Contact: Jack St. Clair, Head Rowing Coach (rowsaint@comcast.net)

Volleyball Tryouts

Volleyball tryouts will be held on September 25 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Jake Nevin Fieldhouse.

Contact: Gilad Doron, Head Volleyball Coach (610-519-4137)

Softball Tryouts

Anyone interested in trying out for the Villanova varsity softball team should email head coach Maria Debarnardi at maria.debarnardi@villanova.edu before August 28. Please include your cell phone number so that you can be contacted. Encourage anyone who is thinking about trying out to contact Coach Dibernardi for further information.

Contact: Maria Debarnardi, Head Softball Coach (maria.debarnardi@villanova.edu

Men's Soccer Tryouts

The Villanova men's soccer team is holding an open tryout on Tuesday, August 29 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 pm at the football stadium. The field is a turf field and therefore a modeled cleat and a turf cleat is to be used, no spikes! Any intersted players must complete the following in order to be able to try out:

1 - Present themselves to the Villanova University Athletic Compliance office located in the Jake Nevin Fieldhouse, and express their intention to try out for the men's soccer team
2 - Provide proof of insurance and proof of a physical examination to the Villanova University Training Room, located in Jake Nevin Fieldhouse
3 - Email Assistant Men's Soccer Coach David Jones at david.g.jones@villanova.edu with their name and contact number and to confirm that they have completed all of the above requirements.

Contact: David Jones, Assistant Men's Soccer Coach (610-519-6782)

Baseball Tryouts

Baseball tryouts will be held on September 7 at 1 p.m.

Contact: Joe Godri, Head Baseball Coach (610-519-4529)

Cross Country Tryouts

Cross country tryouts will take place at Haverford College on Thursday, September 21, 2006.

Contact: Ilene Lee, 610-519-7205

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