Villanova, Pa. – Senior defender Elizabeth Armstrong (Chatham, N.J.) has been honored as the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. Armstrong helped lead the Wildcats to two consecutive wins with back-to-back solid defensive performances. She totaled six caused turnovers and seven ground balls, helping a Villanova defense that only allowed seven goals in each of their two victories. The Wildcats outshot their opponents a combined 68-36 (48-26 on goal) in their road wins at Bucknell on Wednesday and at Holy Cross on Monday.
The Villanova Women's Lacrosse team plays their home opener this Thursday, March 1st, at 3:00 p.m. versus Saint Joseph's.