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Oct 6, 1997

Villanova Athletics Week In Review

Field Hockey:

Overall Record: 4-9

Big East: 0-4

10/1: Lost to Rutgers 5-2

10/5: Beat Holy Cross 3-0

Freshman Nicole DiMaggio had a hat trick (3 goals), giving her six for the season.

Goalie Sarah Wiggin tallied 12 saves for her third shutout of the season.

Next Game: 10/7 at Drexel at 3:30 p.m.


Overall Record 4-0

10/4: Beat James Madison 49-17

Wide receiver Brian Finneran broke Villanova's all-time career reception record and all-time career yardage mark against James Madison. In the game he caught nine passes for 144 yards and four touchdowns.

Next game: 10/11 vs. Massachusetts at 1 pm.


Finished 6th at the Big East Championships (Sept. 28-29)

Steve Horky shot a two-day 77-77 for a 154 to place him in an eighth place tie, as he helped lead the Wildcats to a sixth place finish.

Finished 5th at the Walter McLaughlin Invitational (Oct. 3-4)

Chris Parlow shot a 73-70 for a two-day total of 170 to lead the Wildcats.

Next outing: Oct. 17-18 Stabler Invitational

Men's Soccer:

Overall Record: 4-4-3

Big East: 2-2-2

10/1: Beat Marist 4-1

Senior Barry Smith had two goals to lead the Wildcats.

Freshman goalie J.D. Allen, making his first collegiate start, had six saves.

10/4: Lost to Georgetown 5-0.

Next game: 10/8 at home against Syracuse at 3:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer:

Overall Record: 4-6-1

Big East: 2-3-0

10/4: Lost to #9 Connecticut 3-0.

Junior goalie Jeanne Hennessy had 19 saves.

Next game: 10/8 at St. John's at 5 pm.


Overall Record: 12-5

Big East: 2-0

10/3: Beat West Virginia 3-0 (15-8, 15-11, 15-10)

Junior Elizabeth Jones had 14 kills and 23 digs.

10/5: Beat Pittsburgh 3-2 (9-15, 12-15, 15-10, 15-6, 15-12)

Senior Stacy Evans became only the third Villanova player ever to reach the 1,500 kill milestone and finished the match with 18 kills to help the Wildcats came back from a 2-0 deficit.

Next game: 10/10 at St. John's at 7:30 p.m.

Men's Tennis:

Overall Record: 3-0

Next Match: 10/8 at Millersville at 3 pm.

Women's Tennis:

Overall Record: 4-7

9/29: Lost to Drexel 4-3

10/2: Lost to Lafayette 5-1

10/3: Lost to St. John's 4-3

Next Match: 10/7 at Temple at 3 pm.

Men's Cross Country:

9/13: Second at Lafayette Invitational

Coulby Dunn finished in first place (25:53) to lead Villanova

9/27: Fourth at Spiked Shoe Invitational

Coulby Dunn was Villanova's top finisher, finishing fifth.

10/4: 18th at Paul Short Invitational

Dean Smith (32nd overall), was Villanova's top finisher

Next Meet: 10/11 at NCAA Pre-Meet

Women's Cross Country:

10/27: First at the Iona Invitational

Carrie Tollefson finished in first place (16:54.4) and Kristine Jost finished in second (16:58.8).

Next Meet: 10/11 at NCAA Pre-Meet