Chagan Says: "We look for Trish to see time at the attack position. She finishes well around the cage and is a very coachable player. She also brings excellent vision to the position and a superior work ethic."
Personal: Parents are Mary and Frank Shanagan.
Women's Lacrosse Opens 2015 Season on the Road
The Villanova women's lacrosse team will open their 2015 season on the road against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 14. The game, which was initially scheduled for 4 p.m., has been moved up due to the incoming inclement weather.
2015 Villanova Women's Lacrosse Season Preview
As Head Coach Julie Young enters her fourth season at the head of the Villanova women's lacrosse program, she expects 2015 to be one of their strongest seasons yet. With a combination of leadership, athleticism and players with the will to succeed, Young hopes to set the stage for not just a terrific season, but to put Villanova on the map as one of the premier programs of the BIG EAST.
Women's Lacrosse: Sister Act
It's a snowy Monday morning on the Main Line and it is immediately obvious that Elise and Catherine Bendinelli are sisters. The West Chester, Pa. natives are sitting on the stage in Jake Nevin Field House, joking about what the other is wearing and checking each other's hair before they get their picture taken. The pair represent a unique type of teammate that Villanova seems to have an abundance of; those who were playing together long before they became Wildcats.
Women's Lacrosse Signs Six to 2015-16 Roster
Villanova women's lacrosse coach Julie Young has signed six new Wildcats for the 2015-16 season. The recruiting class features student-athletes from two different states, including one from Connecticut and the rest of the class from New Jersey. The well-rounded class also features three midfielders, one defender and an attacker.
Mucci & Henderson Named to Preseason All-BIG EAST
Villanova women's lacrosse senior Jessica Mucci (Sevema Park, Md.) and junior Chelsey Henderson (West Long Brach, N.J.) have been selected to the All-BIG EAST Preseason Team, as announced by the BIG EAST Conference office Tuesday afternoon. Head Coach Julie Young's Wildcats were chosen sixth in the field of eight teams with 21 points ahead of Marquette and Cincinnati.
Villanova Women's Lacrosse Announces 2015 Schedule
The Villanova women's lacrosse team announced its schedule for the fast approaching 2015 season. The spring schedule of 16 matches consists of three matches against IWLCA ranked teams from the conclusion of last season, and two games against new BIG EAST competitors. Head Coach Julie Young begins her fourth season guiding the Wildcats with a brand new coaching staff and a team ready to play.
Women's Lacrosse Kicks Off Fall Tournaments with 7th Annual Nick Colleluori Women's Classic
Villanova lacrosse fans should mark their calendars at the end of the month, because on September 27 the Wildcats women's lacrosse team will once again take to the pitch at the seventh annual Nick Colleluori Women's Classic. The event helps support the fight against blood cancer and takes place at James M. Shuart Stadium from 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
BIG EAST Launches Digital Network
The BIG EAST Conference announced the formation of a digital network that will feature free live streaming of more than 80 events. Fox Sports will host exclusive BIG EAST content on its Fox Sports Go app.