Wildcats are part of post-season honor roll announced by conference
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
A dynamic offensive threat who has exceptional vision and ball skills ... Capable of feeding long passes that create opportunities for his teammates ... Finishes well in traffic when he is on the receiving end of feeds and also creates his own chances ... One of the Wildcats' most versatile scorers.
Named second team All-BIG EAST ... Ended the campaign as the Wildcats' top scorer with eight goals and two assists ... Three of his goals were game-winners ... Started all 18 games and played as a forward and defensive midfielder, which was often dictated by the game's score ... Was sidelined by injury for two games on Sept. 14-16 ... Had a pair of two goal games, scoring twice in wins over Stony Brook (Aug. 28) and La Salle (Sept. 20) ... Wildcats were 7-1 in 2012 when Soroka recorded a point ... Honored by the Philadelphia Sports Writers for his outstanding season as part of its annual dinner in January 2013.
Recorded five goals on the season, including a game-winner in the BIG EAST quarterfinals that helped VU upend No. 5 USF in Tampa on Nov. 6 ... Led the Wildcats with 20 shots on goal ... Scored a pair of goals in a 3-1 win over St. John's at the West Campus Soccer Complex on Oct. 19.
Appeared in 19 games for the Wildcats with 18 starting assignments... Finished fourth on the squad in scoring with two goals and two assists for six points... Generated 48 shots for the season with 15 shots on goal... His first goal came in a 1-0 victory over Seton Hall on Sept. 25... His second goal came in a 2-1 victory over Syracuse on Oct. 20... Credited with two assists in a 3-1 victory against DPU on Oct. 2.
Put together a superb rookie campaign ... Produced five goals and a pair of assists for 12 points ... Generated 46 shots, 18 of which were on goal ... Had three game-winning goals, including one in his college debut, a 1-0 win at Loyola on Sept. 1 in Baltimore ... Also scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Providence on Sept. 20 ... Also picked up BIG EAST goals in wins over Seton Hall (Sept. 27) and DePaul (Oct. 17).
Born in Abington, Pa. ... Parents are Linda and Gary Soroka ... Has two brothers, Eric and Ryan, both soccer players ... This versatile athlete was a four-year captain of FC Delco ... Helped that club reach the national finals in 2006 and third place nationally in 2007 and '08 ... Was also in the ODP national U.S. national pool in 2004 ... Starred at Neshaminy High School as well, helping it to three national state semifinal appearances, including 2008 ... A first team Suburban One League National First Team choice in 2007 and '08 and a second team selection in the two seasons that preceded those ... Stands 6-1 and weighs 160 pounds.