Villanova, Pa. - Villanova field hockey head coach Joanie Milhous announced the hiring of former Wildcat student-athlete Megan Goelz as an assistant coach. Goelz recently served as the graduate assistant coach at Lehigh University, where she also obtained a Master of Arts degree in in Sociology in 2014.
"We are so excited to have Meg back at Villanova and thrilled for her to be on our coaching staff," said Milhous. "She brings great goalkeeping knowledge and will be an incredible help to our program."
A 2012 graduate of Villanova, Goelz was a three-year starting goalkeeper for the Wildcats. She started 18 games during her senior season, saving 119 shots with a 3.2 goals against average over 1320:40 minutes. For her efforts she was named to the All-Tournament Team at the season's end and earned three BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selections in her final year.
In the 2010 campaign, Goelz posted a 2.26 goals against average and 74.3 save percentage while starting all 17 games, totaling 1210:38 minutes in the cage.
The Yardley, Pa. native played made 56 total appearances including 48 starts as a goalkeeper for the Wildcats.
Goelz earned 10 BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll selections over her career for Villanova.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a specialization in Public Relations from Villanova.
Goelz was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Villanova where she co-organized fundraisers and community service opportunities.