Villanova to Appear on BIG EAST Digital Network 17 Times During Fall Sports Season
The BIG EAST announced its fall lineup for the BIG EAST Digital Network (BEDN) on Thursday featuring 86 regular season contests and five championships across five sports: men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball, field hockey and cross country. Villanova is slated to have 17 regular season events air live on BEDN, including 10 home contests.
Villanova University Receives $1.3 Million Gift to Establish New Field Hockey Training Facility at The Proving Grounds in Conshohocken, Pa.
“This was truly a team effort that took a lot of time and patience to work through on multiple levels both inside and outside the University,” said Director of Athletics Mark Jackson. “None of it would have been possible without the generous support of our donors who recognized the need to invest in our field hockey program. This gift will give us an elite playing field and the right kind of environment to allow us to compete in field hockey at the highest levels of Division I."
Erika Miller Selected for Young Women's National Championship
Rising sophomore goalie Erika Miller (Malvern, Pa.) was selected by USA Field Hockey for the Young Women's National Championship in an announcement made last week. Miller will join other top players from around the country from June 28-July 2 for the championship, which is an international structured competition that duly serves as the selection venue for the 2016-17 U.S. U-21 Women's National Team.
Field Hockey Announces 2016 Captains
All four captains will service the role for the first time this upcoming fall season.
Field Hockey Honored by NFHCA for Academic Achievements
The Villanova Field Hockey team has been honored by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) for the team's and individual student-athletes successes in the classroom this year.
Villanova Field Hockey adds Six to the Class of 2020
"Within this group we have 2 Harrow Sports/NFHCA High School All-Region players as well as five who have been recognized as First Team All-State. We are really looking forward to working with this talented group."
BIG EAST Field Hockey Adds Two New Members for 2016
The BIG EAST Conference announced the addition of two new affiliate members in the sport of field hockey, Liberty University and Quinnipiac University, for the 2016 season.
Miller named to BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
Freshman goalkeeper Erika Miller was named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team this afternoon, announced by the conference through a press release.