The Villanova softball game scheduled for Sunday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. versus the Butler Bulldogs has been cancelled due to rain in the Delaware Valley.
The Villanova Wildcats and the Creighton Bluejays were tied after eight innings but a six run ninth inning vaulted Creighton to a 10-4 win in the first game of a double header on Saturday afternoon.
The Villanova water polo team was defeated by top seeded Wagner by the score of 11-2 in the MAAC Water Polo Tournament semifinals on Saturday.
Due to the forecast for rain on Sunday, this weekend's three-game series between Villanova and Creighton will conclude with a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon starting at 1 p.m. at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth. There will be a break of approximately 30 minutes in between games.
In the team's first Championship of America race in the sprint medley relay in nearly 30 years, Villanova came in third with a time of 3:24.31 at the Penn Relays on Friday night. The sprint medley race closed a successful day for the Wildcats, who also registered a fifth place finish in the Championship of America section in the distance medley relay.
The Villanova softball team (29-15, 11-4 BIG EAST) will head host the third-place Butler Bulldogs this weekend for three crucial BIG EAST match ups.
Saturday will mark the 8th time in program history these two BIG EAST schools will faceoff. The Wildcats hold the all-time record 4-3 over the Friars. Last season it was Providence who edged out a victory by a final of 7-6.
Villanova junior attack Jake Froccaro (Sands Point, N.Y.) has been selected as a nominee for the 2016 Tewaaraton Award, given to the most outstanding player in collegiate lacrosse. Froccaro joins 24 other college lacrosse standouts on the official list of nominees release by The Tewaaraton Foundations on Friday, April 29th.