Field Hockey Preps for Final Regular Season Games Against Providence, Quinnipiac
The Villanova field hockey team (4-12, 1-3 BIG EAST) hosts Providence (10-8, 1-3 BIG EAST) at Villanova Stadium on Sat., Nov. 1 in a crucial conference game that decides the fate of the No. 4 seed in the BIG EAST Championship. The Wildcats will then host the Quinnipiac Bobcats on Sun., Nov. 2 at Vonnie Gros Field, located on the campus of West Chester University in West Chester, Pa. for the regular-season finale. Both games start at noon.
Clipstone Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week, Kenney to Honor Roll
Freshman goalkeeper Jordyn Clipstone was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon for her 2-1 overtime win in the cage over Georgetown this past Friday to help the Wildcats' chances with a BIG EAST Championship berth heading down the stretch of the season. Junior forward Kayla Kenney was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for her two-goal performance in the OT win, including the game-winning score.
Kenney, Wildcats Earn OT Win Over Hoyas in BIG EAST Matchup, 2-1
Behind two goals by junior Kayla Kenney (Warrington, Pa./Central Bucks South), the Villanova Wildcats field hockey team (4-10, 1-2 BIG EAST) defeated the Georgetown Hoyas (4-9, 0-3 BIG EAST) in a BIG EAST matchup on Friday evening at Villanova Stadium by the final of 2-1 in overtime.
Field Hockey Drops Non-Conference Matchup to Penn, 2-1
The Villanova field hockey team (4-12, 1-3 BIG EAST) dropped a non-conference matchup to the Penn Quakers (7-7, 2-3 Ivy) on Tuesday evening by the final of 2-1 at Villanova Stadium. Villanova sophomore midfielder Kristen Mericle notched the lone goal for the Wildcats in the second half to tie the game at 1-1. It came as the first career goal for Mericle.
Field Hockey to Host Penn in Crosstown Matchup on Tuesday
The Villanova field hockey team (4-11, 1-3 BIG EAST) will host the Penn Quakers (6-7, 2-3 IVY) on Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. from Villanova Stadium. The game will be available to stream via Nova Nation All-Access.
Field Hockey Readies for UConn on Friday Evening
The Villanova field hockey team (4-10, 1-2 BIG EAST), fresh off two weekly awards and a win over Georgetown, takes on the No. 5 Connecticut Huskies (11-2, 3-0 BIG EAST), the defending national champions, in a conference tilt on Fri., Oct. 24 at Villanova Stadium. Play is set to begin at 7 p.m.
Clipstone Earns Third BIG EAST Award, Second Honor Roll Selection on Monday
Villanova freshman goalkeeper Jordyn Clipstone (Harare, Zimbabwe/Hellenic Academy) was named to the BIG EAST Field Hockey Weekly Honor Roll for the second time this season on Monday. The news was announced via a BIG EAST press release.
Field Hockey Battles No. 5 UConn, Falls 4-0
The Villanova field hockey team (4-11, 1-3 BIG EAST) lost on Friday evening to No. 5 Connecticut (12-3, 4-0 BIG EAST) by the final of 4-0 at Villanova Stadium in a conference matchup.