1997-98 Lacrosse Releases
Villanova Drops BIG EAST Semi-Final to Marquette 14-9
John Moderski finished with a career high 10 groundballs and a team high six caused turnovers. Curran added six groundballs while Joey Froccaro was 8-15 from the X.
No. 3 Villanova to Take On No. 2 Marquette in BIG EAST Semi-Final
Series History: Heading into Thursday’s game the Wildcats are 2-2 all-time vs. the Golden Eagles with the Wildcats last win coming in 2014 at the BIG EAST Tournament in the semi-final game by a final of 9-6.
Curran Named BIG EAST Co-Midfielder of the Year
Villanova's Jack Curran (Fair Haven, N.J.) was named Co-Midfielder of the Year, this is his first major conference award. He is joined on the first team by junior attacker Jake Froccaro (Sands Point, N.Y.), both were unanimous selections. Senior defenseman John Moderski (Philadelphia, Pa.), junior attack Devin McNamara (Lutherville, Md.), and freshman midfielder Joey Froccaro (Sands Point, N.Y.) were named to the 2016 All-BIG EAST Second Team.
Moderski and Froccaro named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
During the final game of the regular season on Saturday the Wildcats defeated Providence by a final of 14-7. With the win Villanova will be the No. 3 seed in BIG EAST Championship Presented by Jeep this week and will take on No. 2 Marquette on Thursday, May 5th.
Wildcats Defeat Friars 14-7 on Senior Day
With the win the Wildcats will be the No. 3 seed and Providence will be the 4. The winner of the Denver, Marquette game will be the No. 1 seed. Semi-final round will begin on May 5th and will be broadcasted on CBS Sports Network; game times are slated for 6:30 and 9 P.M. ET.
Froccaro Named Tewaaraton Trophy Nominee
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.
Wildcats to Play Providence on Senior Day Saturday at 1 P.M.
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.
Jake Froccaro named Student-Athlete of the Month
Villanova men’s lacrosse attacker Jake Froccaro has been named by the Office of Academic Support as the Student-Athlete of the Month for March as a result of his accomplishments both in athletic competition and academically.