March 5, 2012
VILLANOVA, Pa. -
The National Field Hockey Coaches' Association released their National Academic Squad today and six Wildcats earned their way onto that list. These six players each achieved a GPA of 3.30 or greater in the fall semester.
The six players recognized were: Celise Feller, Amy Jackson, Olivia Maggitti, Christine Lafferty, Lauren Wilson, and Jessica Swoboda.
Freshman goalkeeper Erika Miller was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week for the second week in a row Monday afternoon; while junior Courtney Devine was named to the Weekly Honor Roll
The Villanova field hockey team (5-11, 2-3 BIG EAST) dropped their final game of the season in overtime 3-2 to fellow BIG EAST team Temple (7-12, 3-2 BIG EAST) Saturday afternoon.
For the first time since 2011 the Villanova field hockey team has clinched a spot in the BIG EAST Tournament.
The Villanova field hockey (5-10, 2-2 BIG EAST) will play their last regular season game Saturday afternoon at 12 PM vs. fellow BIG EAST team the Temple Owls (6-12, 2-2 BIG EAST) at Villanova Stadium.
Thursday afternoon Phliafieldhockey.com announced that freshman goalkeeper Erika Miller was named as one of their Defenders of the Week.
Freshman goalkeeper Erika Miller was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week, while Francesca Bello and Carolynn Clark were both named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll
With their Friday afternoon 2-1 victory over #12 Old Dominion the Villanova field hockey team is one step closer to qualifying for the BIG EAST Tournament.
Sophomore Francesca Bello scores both goals for the Wildcats during their Friday afternoon victory