No. 6 Huskies scored game's only goal late in first half
Gonzalez, Soroka, and Harr scored for VU
Thursday's game to be played at 2:00 p.m.
Villanova got the edge on early goal by Whalen
Villanova tied the game twice in the final minutes of regulation
Villanova played to a 0-0 draw at Lafayette on October 4, 2011.
A target forward who uses his strength and size to create scoring opportunities ... Has a knack for scoring goals and creating chances in and around the opponent's goal.
Ranked fifth on the squad in scoring with a goal and four assists ... His only goal of the season came in a 5-3 triumph at Penn on Sept. 14 ... Garnered his first assist in a 5-1 win over Manhattan in the season opener ... Credited with an assist in back-to-back games on Oct. 27 and Nov. 1 in home field victories over Pittsburgh and Seton Hall ... Produced 45 shots over the course of the campaign ... Started all 20 of the Wildcats' games.
Despite missing three early season games as he recovered from a pair of surgeries on his hip, he still led the Wildcats in scoring with three goals and six assists ... Did not score his first point, an assist, until a 3-0 win at Saint Joseph's on Sept. 28 ... His 12 points came in VU's final 13 games of the campaign ... Notched a goal and an assist in a 3-0 win at Seton Hall on Oct. 1 ... Matched that effort with a goal and an assist in a 3-1 triumph over St. John's on a wet day at the West Campus Soccer Complex on Oct. 19 ... His move down the right side and feed across the box set up the Aaron Dennis goal that allowed VU to post its first ever post-season win, a 1-0 victory over Notre Dame on Nov. 3 in the BIG EAST playoffs.
Established himself as a lineup fixture, starting 15 times in 19 appearances... Generated 41 shots on the season with 15 on goal...Led the Wildcats in scoring with five goals and three assists for 13 points... Named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week on Sept. 20 after setting up the game-winning goal at Penn on Sept. 17 and scoring a goal in a 2-0 win over Princeton two days later... The first of his goals came in a 2-1 victory at Bucknell on Sept. 1...His second goal came in a 2-0 win at Princeton on Sept. 19...His next goal came at DPU in a 3-1 victory on Oct. 2...Another goal came in a 1-0 victory over Rutgers on Oct. 13...His final goal came in a 1-3 loss to Georgetown on Oct. 16.
Personal: Named the 2009 North Jersey Player of the Year ... Played his club soccer at the PDA Academy and was in the U18 national team camp in 2008.