Wildcats 2013 Season Comes To End With Loss
No. 1 Seeded Wildcats Face No. 4 Seeded Georgetown
14 Wildcats Post Points in Victory Over Friars
Wildcats Look to Lock Up BIG EAST Regular Season Championship
Wildcats Look to Remain Undefeated in BIG EAST Action
Awards: Named to the 122-player tryout pool for the U.S. men's national under-19 team to compete in the 2012 U19 World Championships.
Career: Has appeared in 42 games while making 15 starts as part of the Villanova defense through his junior season... Collected 53 ground balls and caused 23 turnovers... Registered seven goals and two assists for nine points.
2013: Appeared and started in all 15 games as a close defenseman... Collected 30 ground balls and caused 15 turnovers... Registered five goals and two assists for seven points... Tallied a career-high two points vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6) and matched that total vs. Syracuse in the BIG EAST Championship (May 4)... Registered a career-high two goals vs. Syracuse in the BIG EAST Championship (May 4)... Tallied a career-high one assist vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6) and Providence (Apr. 27)... Collected a career-high five ground balls vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6)... Caused a career-high four turnovers vs. Georgetown (Apr. 3)... Fourth on the team with 30 ground balls... Fourth on the team with 15 caused turnovers. BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all six conference contests... Collected 17 ground balls and caused nine turnovers in BIG EAST action... Tallied one goal and two assists for three points in conference games... Tallied one goal and one assist vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6)... Provided one assist vs. Providence (Apr. 27).
2012: Appeared in all 15 games on defense... Posted two goals... Collected 22 ground balls and eight caused turnovers... Posted his first collegiate points vs. Syracuse (Mar. 25) and Notre Dame (Apr. 21)... Collected a career-high five ground balls vs. Bucknell (Feb. 25)... Caused a career-high two turnovers vs. Maryland (Mar. 17) and Providence (Apr. 28). BIG EAST: Appeared in all six conference games... Posted two goals, eight ground balls and four caused turnovers in BIG EAST action... Posted goals vs. Syracuse (Mar. 25) and Notre Dame (Apr. 21).
2011: Appeared in 12 games on defense during his freshman season... Captured one ground ball vs. Princeton (Mar. 15). BIG EAST: Appeared in four BIG EAST games.
Archbishop Spalding: Earned two varsity letters under Coach Zach Burke... Captained Archbishop Spalding to a 10-10 record in his senior season, earning a berth to the MIAA playoffs... Tallied three goals, four assists and 71 groundballs on close defense... Named a 2010 Adidas All-American and U.S. Lacrosse Senior Showcase All-Star... Named a first team Anne Arundel All-County selection... Lettered in football at tight and defensive end, where he was an all-state and MIAA All-Conference selection... National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and Baltimore Touchdown Club All-Star... Member of the National Honor Society... Fr. Roman Manual Scholar.
Personal: Born October 20th, 1992 in Silver Spring, Md... Parents are Mark and Mary Piccirilli... Two sisters, Anna and Olivia... Enrolled as a Finance major in the Villanova School of Business.