With competitive non-conference games and a strong BIG EAST Conference, the Wildcats look for their best season yet
Villanova looking to go 2-0 in conference play
Wildcats look to push for BIG EAST Championship
11 Wildcats Post Points in Outstanding Team Effort
Head Coach Julie Young and 2013 Wildcats Begin Season vs. Lehigh
Career: Appeared in 36 games while making 19 starts on defense through her junior season... collected 31 ground balls and caused 22 turnovers... notched 15 draw controls.
2014: Started all 16 games on defense ... recorded 20 ground balls, 15 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers ... third on the team in draw controls and caused turnovers. BIG EAST: Started all seven conference games ... recorded five caused turnovers and 12 ground balls ... notched a season-high four draw controls against Connecticut (4/26).
2013: Appeared in 15 contests while making three starts on defense... Collected 10 round balls and caused six turnovers.... Notched six draw controls... Registered a career-high three ground balls vs. Cincinnati (Apr. 26)... Notched a career-high two draw controls vs. Marquette (Mar. 22)... Caused a career-high two turnovers vs. Rutgers (Apr. 13). BIG EAST: Appeared in all eight BIG EAST contests while making three starts vs. Rutgers (Apr. 13), Cincinnati (Apr. 26) and Louisville (Apr. 28)... Collected eight ground balls and five caused turnovers in conference play... Notched four draw controls.
2012: Appeared in five games on defense... Collected one ground ball vs. Syracuse (Apr. 29) and had one draw control vs. Georgetown (Mar. 3). BIG EAST: Appeared in four conference matches... Notched one ground ball vs. Syracuse (Apr. 29).
Notre Dame Prep: Earned varsity letters in lacrosse and soccer... Member of the Honor Roll and Second Honors Roll.
Personal:Born May 13th, 1993 in New York City, N.Y... Parents are Brian and Justine Mangione... One sister, Allie... Was the high school teammate of Kerry Anderson... Enrolled as a Communications major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.