Gonzalez, Soroka, and Harr scored for VU
Villanova got the edge on early goal by Whalen
Villanova tied the game twice in the final minutes of regulation
Sophomore picked up the gamewinner off a feed from Sean Sheridan
Villanova visits Wish Field for a BIG EAST Red Division clash
Wildcats Aug. 31 victory over Drexel
A tough, gritty forward who creates pressure on the opponents defense ... Brings good size and has a skill for finishing plays.
Tied Aaron Dennis for the team scoring lead with six goals and two assists ... Drew 13 starting assignments for the Wildcats ... Enjoyed his most productive offensive effort as a collegian on Oct. 4, when he scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in a 4-0 win over DePaul on the day the Higgins Soccer Complex was officially dedicated .... Earned Philadelphia Soccer Six co-Player of the Week honors on Oct. 6 and was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on Oct. 20.
Scored two goals while appearing in 15 games, primarily as a reserve forward ... Did draw three starting assignments ... Scored the first of those goals in a 3-0 victory over Marist on Sept. 7 on West Campus ... His second goal proved to be the game-winner in a 1-0 victory at Stony Brook on Sept. 15 on Long Island.
Finished third on the Wildcats in scoring with 10 points, including four goals and a pair of assists ... Sixteen of his 25 shots were on goal ... Picked up an assist in VU's season-opening 5-1 win at Manhattan ... Scored the 'Cats lone goal in a 1-1 tie with USF on Sept. 29 at the VU Soccer Complex ... His goal at DePaul on Oct. 6 was the difference in a 1-0 'Cat triumph ... Netted a goal and an assist in the Wildcats' 4-0 win over Pittsburgh to wrap up the regular season ... Also scored a goal in VU's 3-1 win over Seton Hall in the opening round of the BIG EAST Championship on Nov. 1.
Started seven of the 21 games in which he appeared as a freshman ... Picked up an assist in a 3-0 win at Saint Joseph's on Sept. 28 ... Came up with his first career goal in a 1-1 tie against DePaul on Oct. 8 ... Generated 18 shots on the season.
Played his club soccer for PDA U18 Development Academy ... In 2010, he was recognized as a first team All-State selection in New Jersey after scoring 20 goals and adding 15 assists at Seton Hall Prep ... Was also selected to the 2010 Region I team ... Is a two-time member of the first team Non-Public A team and was part of the 2009 Super Y national team ... ESPN Rise selected him as its national player of the week on September 29, 2010.