The BIG EAST announced today that sophomore attack Jillian Swikart was named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after recording a season-high six points on four goals and two assists last Saturday against UConn.
Seniors Catherine Bendinelli, Dana Bouwman, Carolyn Dottino, Cassidy Luidens, Sam Scarfogliero and volunteer assistant coach Becca Hetrick were honored prior to the game.
Villanova honors its six seniors on Saturday against the UConn Huskies in the final home game of the season at Villanova Stadium. First draw is set for noon.
After tallying a combined eight points against two nationally-ranked conference foes this week, rookie attack Katie Comerford earned BIG EAST Freshman of the Week honors this week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
In the first ever meeting between Villanova and new BIG EAST associate member Denver, the No. 13 Pioneers outscored the Wildcats 9-2 in the first half en route to a 17-10 victory on Saturday afternoon at Villanova Stadium.
After a two-game road trip, the Villanova Wildcats (3-10, 1-5 BIG EAST) return home to face new BIG EAST associate member and nationally-ranked Denver (11-2, 5-1 BIG EAST) at Villanova Stadium.
Despite two hat-trick performances from freshmen classmates Katie Comerford and Kim McDonough, No. 3 Florida handed Villanova a 19-9 loss on Wednesday afternoon at Donald R. Dizney Lacrosse Stadium.
The Wildcats will complete their two-game road trip against No. 3 Florida Gators on Wednesday afternoon at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.