Villanova Looks to Keep BIG EAST Tournament Dreams Alive
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (8-6, 3-2 BIG EAST) will look to fight for its first ever spot in the BIG EAST Tournament as they take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (6-8, 3-2 BIG EAST). Coming off their first program win against Temple on Wednesday, the Wildcats will look to ride this momentum straight to Connecticut.
Wildcats Topple Temple on Geasey Field
The Villanova women's lacrosse team improved to 8-6 (3-2 BIG EAST) after posting a 9-7 victory over the Temple Owls (9-5, 1-4) for the first time in nine meetings between the two teams. The Wildcats continue to fight for their first BIG EAST Tournament berth as they will now look to a Sunday matchup against Vanderbilt which will decide both teams' fates in the post season.
Lacrosse Looks for First Program Victory against Temple
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (7-6, 2-2 BIG EAST) will make the short trip into Center City to take on the local Temple Owls (9-4, 1-3 BIG EAST) on Wednesday, April 15 at 3 p.m. at Geasey Field. The Wildcats need victories in their next two matches to secure a spot in the BIG EAST Tournament. The `Cats are looking to rebound after dropping back-to-back conference losses from Georgetown and No. 8 Florida last week, as the blows ended a five-game winning streak; the longest for the Nova program under Coach Julie Young's four season tenure.
Villanova Falls to No. 8 Florida in Gainesville
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (7-6, 2-2) fell to their toughest competitor of the season as the Wildcats took on the No. 8 Florida Gators (11-4, 5-0) with a score of 21-3. The overwhelming 18-point loss marks the Wildcats worst of the season.
Villanova to Travel South to Take on the No. 8 Florida Gators
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (7-5, 2-1 BIG EAST) will travel south to warmer weather to take on the conference leader, No. 8 Florida for the first time in program history. The Wildcats will look to rebound after suffering their first loss at home in the 2015 campaign so far falling to Georgetown on Wednesday night with a score of 9-5.
Women's Lacrosse Suffers First Home Loss of the Season
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (7-5, 2-1 BIG EAST) experienced their first home loss of the 2015 campaign falling to their BIG EAST rival Georgetown (3-9, 2-1 BIG EAST) with a score of 9-5. Despite a hat trick from senior Jackie Froccaro and 11 saves from junior goalkeeper Jacklyn Fraum; the Wildcats were unable to control the ball and suffered their first loss in five games.
Women's Lax Host Georgetown Hoyas in Weekday Match
The Villanova women's lacrosse team (7-4, 2-0 BIG EAST) will host the Georgetown Hoyas (2-9, 1-1 BIG EAST) on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in Villanova Stadium. Coming off a commanding 18-4 victory over the Cincinnati Bearcats, the Wildcats continue to ride the momentum of their five-game winning streak.
Froccaro Earns Spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for Performance against Bearcats
For the third week in a row a Wildcat has been named to the BIG EAST weekly honor list as senior Jackie Froccaro was named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for her performance against Cincinnati as announced by the conference office Tuesday morning. Their commanding 18-4 victory was the worst loss-deficit for the Bearcats all season and the biggest win Head Coach Julie Young has tallied during her four year tenure.