Villanova Men's Lacrosse Head Coach Mike Corrado has been announced as one of two coaches for the USILA North/South All-Star game slated to take place on Friday, May 24th at Cabrini College. Corrado was named the 2013 BIG EAST Coach of the Year and finished the season with an 7-8 record and 5-1 mark in the conference.
A four-goal rally bridging the third and fourth quarters gave Villanova a fighting chance, but their comeback bid fell just short as Syracuse outlasted the Wildcats 13-9 in the BIG EAST Championship contest on Saturday afternoon at Villanova Stadium. With the loss, Villanova's season comes to an end at 7-8 overall and 5-1 in the BIG EAST.
Led by the five-goal performance of senior Jack Rice (Baltimore, Md.), Villanova defeated the Georgetown Hoyas 15-12 on Thursday evening in the BIG EAST Semifinals in front of a crowd of 2,517. The Wildcats will now advance to the championship game and face No. 2 seeded Syracuse on Saturday, May 4th at Noon.
The BIG EAST Conference announced its men's lacrosse major award winners and all-conference teams at the annual awards banquet on Wednesday, May 1st prior to the start of the BIG EAST Championship.
The BIG EAST Men's Lacrosse Championship hosted by Villanova University begins this Thursday, May 2nd and will provide some of the best collegiate lacrosse action in the nation.