Rice, LoCascio Provide Superb Performances in Win
Wildcats Look for First Season Win vs. Blue Hens at Villanova Stadium
Croonquist Goes 19-of-23 on Faceoff's for .826 Win Percentage
Head Coach Mike Corrado Begins 2013 Season with Young Wildcats
Head Coach Mike Corrado Welcomes 11 Newcomers for the 2012-2013 Academic Year
Awards: 40th Draft Pick in the 2017 MLL draft by the Rochester Rattlers…2015, 2016, 2017 Team Captain...2017 BIG EAST Co-Attacker of the Year…All-American Honorable Mention (2017)…Inside Lacrosse Media All-American Third Team (2017)…All-BIG EAST Preseason Team (2017)2016 BIG EAST Co-Midfielder of the Year…2016 All-American Honorable Mention…2016 All-American Scholar Athlete…Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List (2016)…BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Apr. 18 2016, Mar. 6 and Apr. 24, 2017)…BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Apr. 11, 2016, Feb. 27 and Apr. 17 2017)… 2015 Second Team All-BIG EAST... 2015 Team MVP... BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Mar. 2, 2015)... 2014 Second Team All-BIG EAST... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Apr. 14, 2014).
Career: Three-time captain…Appeared in 62 games while making 53 starts through his graduate year…Netted 110 goals which is fourth best in program history…He also dished out 72 assists which is a program best sixth…His 182 points put him fourth all time at Villanova…Against St. John’s (Apr. 22) he scored eight goals tying the single game high…During his final season he scored 46 goals which is a new single season record…Collected 92 ground balls and caused 18 turnovers.
2017: Appeared and started in all 15 games during his graduate season…Tallied 46 goals and 19 assists for 65 points…Set a new single season record for most goals scored with 46, breaking the previous record set in 1991…Collected 16 ground balls and caused four turnovers…Had a career high nine point performance against St. John’s (Apr. 22) on eight goals and one assist…Averaged 3.07 goals, 1.27 assists, and 4.33 points per game…Tied his career high in assists with four against Brown (Mar. 7). BIG EAST: Started in all five conference contests at attack…Tallied 20 goals and 3 assists for 23 points…Scored eight goals against St. John’s (Apr. 22) tying the most goals scored in a single game in Villanova history...Had hat tricks against both Denver (Apr. 9) and Georgetown (Apr. 15)…Collected four ground balls and caused two turnovers against conference teams…Averaged 4.00 goals per game in BIG EAST play and a .690 shot on goal percentage.
2016: Appeared in and started all 14 games during his senior season…Tallied 21 goals and 23 assists for 44 points…Collected 34 ground balls and seven caused turnovers…Registered three man-up goals on the season…Averaged 5.57 shots, 1.50 goals, 1.64 assists, and 3.14 points per game…first on the team in assists, fourth in goals and third in points…Career high seven points against Georgetown (Apr. 16)…Also against the Hoyas had a career high four assists…6 ground balls in the BIG EAST semi-final against Marquette was a new career high…BIG EAST: Started in all five conference games...Finished first in the conference averaging 2.20 assists per game…Registered a career high seven points against Georgetown on three goals and four assists…Scored at least one goal and had one assist in all BIG EAST games…Collected 16 ground balls and three caused turnovers… Averaged 1.60 goals per game, 3.80 points per game, and 5.60 shots per game in BIG EAST contests...Tied for second in goals (8), first in assists (11), first in points (19), and tied for first on the team in man-up goals (2) against BIG EAST opponents.2015: 2015 Preseason All-BIG EAST selection... Named a team captain for the 2015 season... One of just three players to start all 14 games of the season... Registered 21 goals and 13 assists for 34 points on the season... Took 86 shots and placed 41 on goal for a .477 shot on goal percentage... Collected 19 ground balls and caused two turnovers... Registered four man-up goals on the season... Averaged 6.14 shots per game, 1.50 goals per game, 0.93 assists per game and 2.43 points per game on the year... Second on the team in points (34), assists (13), man-up goals (4), shots (86) and shots on goal (41)... Third on the team in goals (31)... 8th in the BIG EAST averaging 6.23 shots per game... Tallied a career-high six points vs. Penn (Mar. 7)... Tallied a career-high four goals vs. Penn (Mar. 7)... Matched a career-high with three assists vs. St. John's (Apr. 18)... Matched a career high with four ground balls vs. Marquette (Mar. 28). BIG EAST: Started in all five conference contests... Tallied five goals and six assists for 11 points in league action... Registered one man-up goal vs. St. John's (Apr. 18)... Grabbed 10 ground balls in conference play... Averaged 6.80 shots per game, 1.00 goals per game, 1.20 assists per game and 2.20 points per game in BIG EAST contests... Second on the team I points (11), fourth on the team in goals (5), second on the team in assists (6) and tied for second on the team in man-up goals (1) against BIG EAST opponents.
2014: Appeared in 15 games while making nine starts as part of the Villanova midfield... Registered 17 goals and 16 assists for 33 points... Ranked second on the team with 33 points... Had a team-high 16 assists... Averaged 6.40 shots per game, 1.13 goals per game, 1.07 assists per game and 2.20 points per game... Ranked fourth in the BIG EAST averaging 6.40 shots per game... Ranked 4th in the BIG EAST averaging 1.50 assists per game in conference contests... Averaged 3.00 points per game in BIG EAST contests... Tallied a career-high five points vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12) via three goals and two assists and registered another five points via two goals and three assists vs. St. John's (Apr. 19)... Posted a career-high three goals vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12)... Tallied a career-high three assists vs. St. John's (Apr. 19)... Collected a career-high four ground balls vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12)... Caused a career-high three caused turnovers vs. Delaware (Mar. 1). BIG EAST: Appeared in all six conference contests... Registered nine goals and 11 assists for 20 points in BIG EAST games... Led the team with 20 points in conference matches... Third on the team with nine goals in BIG EAST contests... Led the team with 11 assists in conference games... Averaged 7.00 shots per game, 1.50 goals per game, 1.83 assists per game and 3.33 points per game in conference action... Fourth in the BIG EAST averaging 1.50 assists per game in conference contests... 10th in the BIG EAST averaging 3.00 points per game... 6th in the BIG EAST averaging 7.00 shots per game... Tallied a career-high five points vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12) via three goals and two assists and registered another five points via two goals and three assists vs. St. John's (Apr. 19)... Posted a career-high three goals vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12)... Tallied a career-high three assists vs. St. John's (Apr. 19)... Collected a career-high four ground balls vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12).
2013: Appeared and started in the first four games of the year as a midfielder before a season-ending injury concluded his freshman campaign... Posted five goals and one assist for six points and grabbed seven ground balls and caused one turnover... Tallied a season-high three points via two goals and an assist vs. Drexel (Feb. 26)... Matched a season-high two goals and two ground balls vs. Delaware (Mar. 2). BIG EAST: Did not see action.
Rumson-Fair Haven: Earned four varsity letters under head coach Reid Jackson, posting 157 career points and 107 career goals as a team captain... Became the first athlete to eclipse the 100 goal mark in school history... Named a 2012 All-American, Shore Conference Player of the Year, Second Team All-State Group 1 and First Team All-Shore Conference selection... Member of the All-Shore All-Star team in 2012 and 2011... 2011 Honorable Mention All-State Group 1 honoree... Also lettered in basketball... Awarded the 2012 Monmouth County Sportsmanship Award.
Personal: Born July 8th, 1994 in New York, N.Y... Parents are Brian and Leslie Curran... Siblings are Bridget, Charlie and Gillian... Father, Brian, played lacrosse and football Amherst College while his cousin, Ryan Arcidiacono, is a current member of the Villanova Basketball team... Majoring in Finance with a minor in Real Estate in the Villanova School of Business.