13 members of the field hockey team named to the National Academic Squad.
Villanova takes on crosstown rivals Penn and conference foes Georgetown this week.
Defensive efforts come up big in 1-0 loss to No. 5 Connecticut
Wildcats scheduled to play a pair of matches this weekend against Syracuse and Kent State.
Villanova's first half goals and defensive efforts give 'Cats second-straight home victory.
Career: Has appeared in all 55 games while making 43 starts through her junior season... has netted two goals and tallied three assists.
2012: Started in all 19 games at midfield ... Notched a goal against Central Michigan (Aug. 26) and tallied an assist against St. Francis (Sept. 7).
2011: Made 18 starts in the 19 games she played this season... Scored a goal against Penn (Sept. 21)... Assisted a goal against Robert Morris (Aug. 30) and one against Providence (Oct. 8)... Registered seven shots this season... BIG EAST: Started in all six conference games this year.
2010: Appeared in all 17 games while making six starts during her freshman season as a midfielder... Registered four shots... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
Merion Mercy Academy: Earned three varsity letters under Coach Jen Campbell while serving as team captain... Led Merion Mercy to a first place finish in the AACA... Named 2009 second team all-state, first team All-Main Line, second team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania and was an AACA Conference all-star... Earned the varsity field hockey award and was an academic all-american... Also lettered in basketball and track, where she was named a 2008 and 2009 AACA All-Star in javelin... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born May 28th, 1992 in Indianapolis, Ind... Parents are Jim and Barb Zambon... Has a brother, Ryan (24) and a sister, Caitlin (22)... Grandfather, James Doherty, played football at Temple and cousins, Kelliann and Kevin Doherty, played soccer and football for Bucknell and Drew, respectively... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.