The six Villanova incoming freshmen announced today are forward Vince Manzo (Washington,, Mich.); midfielder Theo Quartey (Accra, Ghana); midfielder and defender Samual Rogers (Seattle, Wash.); back and midfielder Richie Schlentz (West Chester, Pa.),midfielder and defender Max Zandi (West Chester, Pa.), and goalkeeper Carson Williams (Plano, Texas).
The Villanova swimming and diving program opened the BIG EAST Championships by setting four school records in the men’s and women’s 800-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay events.
First-year head coach Mark Ferrante announced several additions to the football staff for the 2017 season on Wednesday afternoon. In filling a number of vacancies on the coaching staff, Ferrante noted the exceptional quality of the candidates that the Villanova program is able to attract. Joining the staff are Brian Jones as running backs coach, Sean Devine as the offensive line coach, Ross Pennypacker as defensive line coach, and Brian Tracz as the strength and conditioning coach.
Those with tickets to the men’s basketball game on Saturday can bring their ticket to the Villanova Stadium ticket window and receive a complimentary ticket to men’s lacrosse. The ticket window opens one hour prior to faceoff
The No. 22 Butler Bulldogs (21-6 overall, 9-5 BIG EAST) will be at the Pavilion Wednesday in a clash of the top two teams in the BIG EAST standings.
An up-and-coming Villanova team is ready to measure the progress it has made this season at the BIG EAST Championships, which will be held at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex in Staten Island, N.Y. on Friday and Saturday afternoons. The competition runs from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. All of the action can be seen live on BIG EAST Digital Network via the Fox Sports GO app both days. A link to the broadcast, as well as to live results and other pertinent championship information, can be found at the top of this release.
Senior Sam Scarfogliero was a force defensively for the Wildcats, causing three Navy turnovers, as she tied 2016 graduate Chelsey Henderson for most career caused turnovers in Villanova history with 42.
The Villanova swimming and diving program will travel to the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Championships presented by Jeep at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, N.Y. from Feb. 22-25.