Ten different Wildcats post goals in 18-4 blow-out over the Bearcats
Three goals in under a minute in the first half not enough for Wildcats in season opener
With competitive non-conference games and a strong BIG EAST Conference, the Wildcats look for their best season yet
The Bendinelli sisters show Nova Nation how "family matters" when it comes to playing a collegiate sport
Wildcats look to push for BIG EAST Championship
CAREER: Saw action in 19 games... Recorded six goals... two assists... eight points ... 16 shots and four ground balls.
2016: Appeared in 13 games… Registered five points on four goals and an assist… Picked up two ground balls… Posted a .400 shot percentage and a .900 SOG percentage…Scored a goal against Bucknell (2/27), Delaware (3/9), Saint Joseph’s (3/23), and Vanderbilt (4/24)… Tallied an assist against Cornell (2/20).
2015: Saw action in six games... Recorded two goals and one assist to tally three points on the season... Posted a season shot percentage of .333 with a SOG of .667.
2014: Appeared in three games... Registered a shot and picked up a ground ball against Drexel (3/5).
VILLA MARIA ACADEMY: Earned four varsity letters under head coach Jess Lamay, scoring 178 career goals during her high school career... Named a 2012 and 2013 Academic All-American... 2012 and 2013 AACA All-Star honoree... 2013 All-Main Line First Team selection...Earned the 2013 United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award... Member of the 2012 Philadelphia Under Armour Team and Philly Lacrosse National Tournament Team... 2012 All-Main Line Second Team honoree... Played five years of club lacrosse for PA Express... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society... Earned Distinguished Honors all four years of high school... Recipient of the Sister Mary Kelly Academic Scholarship from 2009-13.
PERSONAL: Born October 26th, 1994 in West Chester, Pa... Parents are G. Joseph and Christine Bendinelli... Siblings are Elise and Joseph... Sister, Elise, is a current teammate on the women's lacrosse team... Father, G. Joseph was a member of the Villanova Men's Lacrosse team from 1979-83... Uncle, Vincent, was also a member of the Villanova Men's Lacrosse team from 1983-85... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.