1997-98 Lacrosse Releases
Curran, Froccaro, and Sweeney to Play in North South Game
Graduate student Jack Curran and seniors Jake Froccaro and Danny Sweeney were selected to the 76th annual United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) North South Game on Friday, May 26th. It will represent the final collegiate game for the three Wildcats as the suite up for the Division I/II South Team. The new was announced via a press release by the USILA.
Wildcats Class of 2017 Celebrated at Annual Senior Reception
On the eve of graduation, the student-athletes of the Class of 2017 were feted at an annual reception held at the Connelly Center on Thursday evening. The collective accomplishments of the Villanova senior class were celebrated and each team’s seniors received their gifts at the awards podium. Men’s cross country athlete Patrick Tiernan and women’s swimmer Emily Mayo took home top honors as the Senior Student-Athletes of the Year, while men’s lacrosse player Michael Waterfield was the winner of the Sister Mary Margaret Cribben Award.
Curran & Froccaro Named to First Ever Inside Lacrosse Media All-American Third Team
This is the first-ever Inside Lacrosse Media All-American Teams. The three teams are compiled by more than 30 members of the lacrosse media who vote in the weekly Maverik Media Poll and are in tune with the national college lacrosse landscape week to week.
Wildcats Fall to Friars 10-7 in BIG EAST Semi-Final
The Villanova men’s lacrosse team dropped their BIG EAST semi-final game to the Providence Friars by a final of 10-7 in Rhode Island Thursday night. The Wildcats concluded the season with a 9-6 overall record and 4-1 in BIG EAST play.
No. 2 Villanova to Take on No. 3 Providence in BIG EAST Semi-Final
This is Villanova’s sixth trip to the BIG EAST Tournament, the Wildcats are the only team that has gone every year since the conference created the tournament in 2012. Villanova has earned the two seed in this year’s tournament after finishing 4-1 in BIG EAST play. After starting out 1-4 the Wildcats have gone 8-1 to finish the regular season.
Curran Named Co-BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year, Six Others to All-Conference Team
Villanova’s Jack Curran (Fair Haven, N.J.) was named Co-BIG EAST Attacker of the Year, this is his second major award. He is joined on the first team by senior midfielder Jake Froccaro (Sands Point, N.Y.), junior attack Christian Cuccinello (Mountain Lakes, N.J.), and senior defenseman Danny Sweeney (Glenelg, Md.).
Wildcats have Three Earn BIG EAST Weekly Honors
Villanova will play in the BIG EAST semi-finals this Thursday, May 4th at 7 P.M. against Providence. The Friars, who are the host of the 2017 Tournament, are 9-6 on the season. The game can be seen on CBS Sports Network.
No. 15 Villanova Defeats Providence 15-7, Heading to BIG EAST Semi-Finals
Strong defense and a great offensive performance from Jack Curran, Jake Froccaro, Christian Cuccinello, and Connor Kirst lifted the Wildcats over the Friars 15-7 in the season finale.