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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Villanova field hockey team (3-10, 0-2 BIG EAST) plays the Georgetown Hoyas (4-8, 0-2 BIG EAST) on Fri., Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. from Villanova Stadium in a BIG EAST matchup. The game will be steamed live on Nova Nation All-Access.
Villanova field hockey senior Lauren Wilson (Hummelstown, Pa./Hershey) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Mon., Oct. 13 for her play against Temple and Saint Francis over the weekend. The news came via a BIG EAST press release.