Wildcats look to push for BIG EAST Championship
Mucci Posts Seven Points via One Goal and Six Assists for Win
Head Coach Julie Young and 2013 Wildcats Begin Season vs. Lehigh
Donodeo, Judge and Goforth score for Villanova
Villanova has eight score at least one goal
Career: Appeared in 45 games while making 30 starts as both a midfielder and defender... Tallied 16 goals and nine assists for 25 points... Collected 12 round balls and eight caused turnovers... Notched 31 draw controls.
2013: Appeared in 14 games while making 13 starts on defense... Collected three ground balls and caused three turnovers... Tallied 16 draw controls, good for third on the team for the season... Tallied a season-high three draw controls vs. Central Connecticut (Mar. 2) and Davidson (Mar. 16). BIG EAST: Appeared and started in six conference contests... Registered one ground ball and one caused turnover vs. Notre Dame (Mar. 24)... Notched four draw controls in conference action.
2012: Appeared and started in all 16 games as a midfielder... Posted eight goals and six assists for 14 points on the year... Collected five ground balls and caused four turnovers... Took 27 shots and 12 draw controls... Matched a career-high two goals vs. Manhattan (Mar. 23)... Took a career-high five shots against California (Mar. 30)... Had a career-high four draw controls vs. Connecticut (Apr. 27)... Also posted career-highs vs. Wagner (Feb. 18) with one free-position goal and two caused turnovers. BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all eight conference matches... Posted three goals and four assists for seven points... Took 10 shots... Collected one ground ball, caused two turnovers and had 11 draw controls in BIG EAST action.
2011: Appeared in 15 games and made one start ... Delivered eight goals and three assists while generating 20 shots ... Also came up with four ground balls ... Picked up a two goals and an assist in her college debut, a 16-8 win over Bryant on Feb. 19 at Villanova Stadium ... Scored two goals in a 14-8 loss to George Washington on March 16.
Personal: Parents are Mike and Julia Brandenburg... Siblings are Mike and Ana... Father played lacrosse at the United States Naval Academy and brother, Mike, played football at Wesley College... Won three varsity letters in lacrosse and two more in soccer... Named to the Under Armour Underclassmen All-American team in 2009... Enrolled as a Geography major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.