March 18, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R. I. - Junior defenseman John LoCascio (Fairfield, N.J.) has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. LoCascio earns honor roll accolades after totaling six ground balls and five caused turnovers in a 10-7 loss to No. 1 Maryland on Saturday evening.
LoCascio returned to the playing field after having missed the week prior due to injury and dominated defensive play against the top-ranked Terps. For the season, the junior leads the NCAA averaging 4.20 caused turnovers per game and has 21 on the year. He is currently second on the squad with 27 ground balls.
Villanova will be back in action on Saturday, March 23rd when they play their third top-five opponent this season in No. 3 Syracuse. Game time is slated for 7 p.m. at Villanova Stadium.