Neil McNulty
Neil McNulty

Player Profile

Hampton, N.J.

High School:
Delbarton School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175



Can play multiple positions ... Anticipates passes well and works well in traffic ... Excellent on throw-ins ... Crafty player who understands how to position himself.


Appeared in all 17 of the `Cats games, with seven starting assignments ... Played in a variety of roles, primarily in the defensive midfield ... His only goal of the season helped Villanova down Delaware 2-0 in Newark on Sept. 19.


Battled injuries in the early potion of the schedule and came on in the second half ... Emerged as one of the Wildcats' most important defenders on the back line ... Named a Big East Conference Academic All-Star ... Appeared in all 18 games, starting 16, including all of the games down the stretch ... Contributed one assist ... Also produced one shot on goal.


Made eight starts in 14 appearances over the course of the campaign ... Received credit for his first career point in a 2-2 tie with Connecticut on Oct. 3 at the Soccer Complex ... His feed set up a Matt Sleece goal at 76:18.


Served as captain of the Delbarton School team which captured the New Jersey state title as a senior ... An all-state choice ... Has the speed and quickness to play any defensive position in the view of the coaching staff ... Played club soccer for NJ Dynamo ... Stands 5-11 and weighs 195 pounds ... A Marketing major ... Parents are Joseph and Mary Ellen McNulty ... Has one brother, Ryan (23) ... Chose Villanova for its academics.

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