Junior back scored twice over weekend
Harding scores second goal of weekend
Villanova travels to Georgetown, No. 19 Delaware
Smillie earns third goal of the season
Smillie scores for Villanova
2013:Made 14 starts in the cage for the Wildcats and finished with 81 saves on the 2013 season in 980 minutes ... Allowed 53 goals against for an average per game of 3.79 ...Finished with a .604 save percentage ... Started the season-opener against Sacred Heart followed by the next eight contests ... Made a season-high 12 saves against North Carolina (9/1) ... Recorded nine saves in three different matches: Temple (9/20), Providence (10/19) and Louisville (10/27) ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for her performances against Rider (9/4) and Siena (9/7) ... Earned back-to-back victories against Siena (9/7) and St. Louis (9/14) while only allowing three goals across the two contests ... Earned her first shutout of the season against UMass-Lowell (9/29) ... Started in the cage for five of the final six games in the fall.
2012:Saw action in all 19 games while making 18 starts ... Earned 112 saves on the season and a shutout vs. Robert Morris (8/ 24) ... Had a season-high 14 saves against Syracuse (9/ 14) and Connecticut (9/ 23) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times over the course of the season.
2011:Made four saves in her two appearances this season ... Tallied one save in her single conference appearance.
2010:Saw limited action ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
Holmdel:Earned four varsity letters under Coach Karen Pharo ... Three-time honoree to the second team All-Shore ... Earned First-Team All-Shore Media and Goalie accolades ... Led Holmdel to Group III North and Central Jersey Championships ... Posted 30 career shutouts and had a career save percentage of 91 percent ... Also earned varsity letters in basketball and track, where she was a First-Team All-Monmouth selection as a point guard ... Member of the Italian National Honor Society and earned Annual Honors all four years of her high school career.
Personal:Born January 24th, 1992 in Brooklyn, N.Y ... Parents are Rich and Valentina Diekmann ... Sister to two brothers, Nicholas and Michael ... Enrolled as an English major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.