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
Villanova looking for spot in BIG EAST Championship
Denihan, Goforth each score for Villanova
Villanova holds Cincinnati to one shot in first half
Career: Appeared in 45 contests while making 23 starts as a midfielder through her junior season... tallied 31 goals and one assist for 32 points... collected 45 ground balls and caused 23 turnovers... notched 36 draw controls.
2014: Saw playing time in all 16 games with 11 starts at midfield ... scored 11 goals and recorded an assist for 12 points ... picked up 18 ground balls, 13 draw controls and eight caused turnovers ... recorded a season-high six draw controls against Michigan (2/22) ... notched a season-hihg give ground balls against Bucknell (3/1). BIG EAST: Started three BIG EAST contests while playing in all seven ... scored five goals and tallied an assist ... recorded two caused turnovers and four ground balls ... notched a season-high four points (3G, 1A) against Temple (4/5).
2013: Appeared in 13 games as a midfielder... Tallied seven goals for seven points... Collected eight ground balls and caused nine turnovers... Notched six draw controls... Caused a career-high three turnovers vs. Central Connecticut (Mar. 2) and Rutgers (Apr. 13). BIG EAST: Appeared in seven conference contests... Tallied four goals for four points... Grabbed three ground balls and caused four turnovers... Notched four draw controls.
2012: Appeared in all 16 games while making 12 starts as a midfielder... Posted 13 goals off of 29 shots for the season, averaging .81 goals per game... Collected 19 ground balls and caused six turnovers... 17 draw controls... Notched four multi-point games for the season vs. Wagner (Feb. 18), Manhattan (Mar. 23), Cincinnati (Apr. 13) and Connecticut (Apr. 27)... Collected a career-high five ground balls vs. Louisville (Apr. 15)... Had two free position goals for the year vs. Connecticut (Apr. 27) and Syracuse (Apr. 29)... Notched a career-high three draw controls vs. George Washington (Mar. 14) and Lehigh (Mar. 27). BIG EAST: Appeared in all eight conference matches while making seven starts... Posted seven goals in BIG EAST action... Collected 10 ground balls, one caused turnover and had seven draw controls in conference play.
Bishop Shanahan: Earned four varsity letters at Bishop Shanahan, serving as a team captain in 2011 and 2010... Four year starter... Named a 2011 and 2010 First Team All-Chesmont selection... 2011 Academic All-American and Team MVP... Named to the 2010 Philly National Team and Under Armour Team... 2009 Honorable Mention All-Chesmont... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born November 4th, 1992 in Ashville, N.C... Parents are Kevin and Dawn Goforth... Four brothers, Jacob, Eli, Sam and Gabriel... Father, Kevin, played lacrosse at Washington College and brother, Jacob, is part of the Temple University Wheelchair Basketball team... Enrolled as a Comprehensive Science major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.