Villanova Puts up Valiant Effort in BIG EAST Tournament against No. 11/14 Florida
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (9-8, 4-4 BIG EAST) closed the books on the best season the program has seen in over a decade with a 18-8 loss over the No. 11/14 Florida Gators (13-5, 7-1 BIG EAST). However, the final score does not reflect the effort put forth by Head Coach Julie Young's squad who sent the Gators into the locker room at half with a close score of 8-4.
BIG EAST Names Jackie Froccaro Attacker of the Year
Senior Jackie Froccaro has been named the BIG EAST Attack Player of the Year as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. The major conference award marks the highest honor that any student athlete in the Villanova women's lacrosse program has ever earned.
Villanova Prepares for First Program Debut in BIG EAST Tournament
The No. 4 seeded Wildcats will take on the co-regular season champions, No. 11 Florida Gators in both team's first ever BIG EAST Tournament appearance on Thursday, April 30 at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Froccaro's 12 Draw Controls Garners BIG EAST Honor Roll Spot
Senior Jackie Froccaro has earned her second BIG EAST Honor Roll spot this season as announced by the conference office this morning. As the Wildcats get set to take part in their first post season run in program history, Froccaro posted a new program high 12 draw controls against the UConn Huskies on Saturday.
Wildcats Fall Despite Standout Performances from Senior Class
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (9-7, 4-3 BIG EAST) fell to the UConn Huskies (10-6, 5-2 BIG EAST) in a thrilling 14-11 match on Saturday afternoon in Villanova Stadium. While the Wildcats may not have come out on top with the victory, multiple Nova seniors showed standout performances in their final match on the Main Line.
Villanova Looks to Battle UConn for No. 3 Seed in BIG EAST Tourney
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (9-6, 4-2 BIG EAST) is set to wrap up the 2015 regular season as the Wildcats are set to have the best season in program history. After Saturday's match, Nova could be either the No. 3 or the No. 4 seed depending on the outcome against the UConn Huskies ( 9-6, 4-2 BIG EAST). Head Coach Julie Young and her squad have already officially punched their postseason ticket while the Huskies will be fighting to keep their postseason dreams alive.
Catch Up with the 'Cats: Junior Shannon Galvin
Junior Shannon Galvin has her eyes set on the nearest prize: the Huskies. Galvin has been an integral part of the Wildcat midfield this year after the loss of BIG EAST Preseason team Chelsea Henderson due to an injury.
BIG EAST Lauds Froccaro for Third Time in 2015
Senior Jackie Froccaro has been named the BIG EAST Attacker of the Week for her performances last week against Temple and Vanderbilt. The honor marks the second time this season Froccaro has been listed as the Attacker of the Week.