Villanova begins three-game road stand
Wildcats look to push for BIG EAST Championship
Head Coach Julie Young and 2013 Wildcats Begin Season vs. Lehigh
Head Coach Julie Young Welcomes 15 Newcomers for the 2012-2013 Academic Year
Career: Appeared in 24 games with 16 starts at midfield and defense through her sophomore season ... recorded 24 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers ... also notched 13 draw controls.
2014: Started all 16 games on defense ... recorded 21 ground balls, 13 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers. BIG EAST: Started all seven conference games ... recorded six caused turnovers and eight ground balls ... notched a season-best four ground balls and four caused turnovers against Cincinnati (4/11).
2013: Appeared in eight games as a midfielder during her freshman season... Collected three ground balls... Notched two ground balls vs. Columbia (Mar. 13) and one vs. Louisville (Apr. 28). BIG EAST: Appeared in four conference games vs. Rutgers (Apr. 13), Loyola (Apr. 19), Cincinnati (Apr. 26) and Louisville (Apr. 28)... Tallied one ground ball vs. Louisville (Apr. 28).
Guilderland: Earned four varsity letters under Head Coaches McHerron and Chatnik... Helped guide Guilderland to 2010, 2011 and 2012 league championships... Vital member of the 2010 Section 2 Championship and NYS Regional Finalist teams... Selected as a 2011 and 2012 US Lacrosse Academic All-American... Named a 2011 and 2012 Section 2 All-Star... Chosen to the 2011 WDNT Adirondack Team... Also lettered in track and swimming, where she was an all-state performer and school record holder... Named a New York State Scholar-Athlete, earning High Honors all four years... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born May 6th, 1994 in Schenectady, N.Y... Parents are Scott and Nora Cietek... Siblings are Zachary and Kendall... Brother, Zachary, is a member of the swim team at The College of the Holy Cross, while twin sister, Kendall is a teammate at Villanova... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.