Villanova will begin the season with the Philadelphia Relays that will also feature La Salle, Drexel, and Penn. La Salle will host the first day on October 20th beginning at 5 p.m. and Drexel will host the final day, the 21st, starting at 1 pm.
Rising junior student-athlete Bella Burda (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) was named to the 2017 Academic All-America Division I Track & Field/Cross Country second team in an announcement made on Friday afternoon.
Hart becomes the sixth Wildcat to be selected in the NBA Draft since 2000 on a list that also includes Foye, Lowry, Cunningham, Hilliard, and Michael Bradley (taken by Toronto in the first round in 2001). In all, 42 Wildcats have played in the NBA with Ochefu becoming the most recent to join that fraternity last season.
Check out Villanova sophomore Carson Hunt's blog entries as the Wildcats travel through Spain and Germany.
Former BIG EAST rivals Villanova and Connecticut will square off in each of the next three basketball seasons, it was announced today. The first game is set for Jan. 20, 2018 in Hartford.
Second baseman Todd Czinege was chosen by the Colorado Rockies during the 29th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday afternoon. Czinege is the second Villanova player to be selected in this year’s draft, following left-handed pitcher Hunter Schryver who was a seventh round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays. Czinege was chosen with the 866th overall pick and is the 69th draft pick from the Wildcats all-time.
Rolle is coming off a sensation junior season where he tied for the lead in all of FCS football in interceptions with seven to go with 63 total tackles which ranked fourth on the team. He also recorded two defensive touchdowns last year, including a 100-yard interception return and a three-yard fumble return. For his efforts last season, Rolle was named first team All-CAA and a first team All-American by Hero Sports.
The tryouts will be held July 10-12 at the new U.S. national teams training center at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Maryland.