Villanova takes on crosstown rival Wednesday
Harding, Smillie, Conte each score for Villanova
Devine, Mericle record first collegiate points
Wildcats look to return to BIG EAST Tournament
13 members of the field hockey team named to the National Academic Squad and Erin Gorse earns Scholar of Distinction honor.
2013: Played in 13 games ... scored a goal against Connecticut (9/28).
2012: Saw action in four games at midfield.
2011: Appeared in three games as a freshman forward.
Perkiomen Valley: Earned three varsity letters under Karen Moliver and Erik Enters as a team captain ... named to the 2010 Pioneer Athletic Conference First Team ... earned 2010 Pottstown Mercury All-Area Second Team honors ... garnered 2010 Honorable Mention All-State honors ... named two-time team offensive player of the year ... member of the X-Calibur Field Hockey Club ... USFHA Futures participant ... Perkiomen Valley Academic Excellence Award winner ... earned the 2011 Pioneer Athletic Conference Citizen-Athlete Award for spring sports ... National Honor Society and National Merit Commended Student ... also lettered in softball.
Personal: Born Oct. 29, 1992 in Norristown, Pa. ... parents are Peter and Joanne Kehs Conte ...one sister, Madeline ... mother, Joanne ('86), is a five-time All-American distance runner and member of the Villanova Varsity Club Hall of Fame ... enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.