Curran netted eight goals and one assist, tying Jake Froccaro’s school record of the most goals scored in a single game. When he netted his final goal not only did he tie Froccaro but he set a new single season goal scoring record. The previous record of 41 was set in 1991 by Chris Sullivan.
Despite a cold and raw day with intermittent rain, Villanova nevertheless put up several fast times in the sprint events at the Larry Ellis Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Sophomores Sterling Pierce (Voorhees, N.J.) and Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) led the Wildcats with impressive races at Weaver Stadium as the team wrapped up two days of competition at the nearby meet.
Senior hurdler Veronica Scott (Plymouth, N.H.) came in fifth in the 400 meter hurdles, while freshman McKenna Keegan (West Grove, Pa.) and junior Sidney Hayes (Spring Grove, Pa.) each placed in the top 10 in the 400 meters during the Larry Ellis Invitational at Weaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Villanova wrapped up two days of competition at the local meet with several sprint races and the pole vault being contested on a cold and damp afternoon.
A replay of Friday night’s game occurred as Creighton (18-16, 8-1 BIG EAST) won the game in the bottom of the ninth with two outs, runners on the corners, and a weak dribbler to the short stop, lifted the Jays past the Wildcats (8-23, 2-4 BIG EAST) at TD Ameritrade Park on Sunday afternoon. With their win today, Creighton swept the series after two very close walk off wins.
The Villanova women’s tennis team (9-15) defeated Georgetown (12-5) on Sunday morning. This was the last regular season match for the Wildcats and they celebrated seniors Linley Busby and Connor Brewer
The Villanova men’s tennis team (14-9) slid by Georgetown (7-13) on Sunday morning. This was the last regular season match for the Wildcats and they celebrated seniors Luis Miranda and Karim Hallaba.
The Villanova men’s golf team completed the Navy Spring Invitational on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats shot rounds of 309-302 = 611 (+43) to finish in seventh place at the tournament, which was held at the par-71 Naval Academy Golf Course.
Senior starting pitcher Hunter Schryver (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) struck out nine and carried a 2-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning before Villanova (8-22, 2-3 BIG EAST) eventually fell to Creighton (17-16, 7-1 BIG EAST) by a final score of 11-2 in the second game of this weekend's series at TD Ameritrade Park on Saturday night. Schryver (3-5, 2.54 ERA) wound up going six-plus and being charged with two earned runs, while also reaching career milestones for strikeouts and innings pitched in a sharp overall effort.