Wildcats Increase BIG EAST Record to 2-1 with Win
Kranich Matches Career-High with Nine Saves
Villanova Looks to Rebound vs. St. Francis (Pa.) on Sunday
Villanova Concludes Three-Game Week with First Season Win
Sophomore Rhea Barghash Nets Game-Tying Goal to Keep Wildcats Alive
Awards: Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 21, 2014)... 2012 All-BIG EAST Rookie Team... BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (Oct. 22, 2012).
Career: Has appeared in 35 games while making 31 starts through her sophomore season... Totaled 2,671 minutes on the pitch through two seasons of play... Registered four goals and three assists for 11 career points... Taken 70 shots and placed 22 shots on goal for a .314 shot on goal percentage... Records three game-winning goals... Is 0-for-1 in penalty kicks... Ranks 6th all-time averaging 2.00 shots per game... Is tied for 10th all-tie with three-game winning goals... Ranks 10th averaging 0.63 shots on goal per game.
2013: Appeared in 16 games while making 14 starts during her sophomore season... Tallied two goals and two assists for six points... Took 34 shots while placing 10 shots on goal for a .294 shot on goal percentage... Totaled 1,080 minutes on the pitch during her sophomore campaign... Registered one game-winning goal vs. Creighton (Oct. 17)... Recorded a career-high four points via two goals against Creighton (Oct. 17)... Matched a career-high one assist twice in 2013 vs. Lehigh (Sept. 1) and Xavier (Oct. 3)... Took a career-high eight shots vs. DePaul (Nov. 5) in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship... Went 0-for-1 on penalty kicks for the season... Averaged 2.12 shots per game, 0.12 goals per game, 0.12 assists per game and 0.38 points per game in 2013... 5th on the team with six points on the season... Tied for 4th on the team with two goals... Led the team with 34 shots... Tied for 2nd with one game-winning goal in 2013. BIG EAST: Appeared and started in six conference contests... Registered two goals and one assist for five points in BIG EAST action... Totaled 388 minutes on the pitch in conference games... Tallied two goals vs. Creighton (Oct. 17) and had one assist vs. Xavier (Oct. 3)... Took 10 shots and placed five shots on goal for a .500 shot on goal percentage... Recorded one game-winning goal vs. Creighton (Oct. 17)... Went 0-for-1 on penalty kick attempts in BIG EAST play... Averaged 1.67 shots per game, 0.33 goals per game, 0.17 assists per game and 0.83 points per game in conference contests... 2nd on the team with five points in BIG EAST games... Tied for 1st on the team with one goal in conference play... Tied for 3rd on the team with one assist in conference action... 5th on the team with 10 shots and five shots on goal in BIG EAST games... Tied for first with one game-winning goal in BIG EAST contests. BIG EAST Championship: Started in the Wildcats first round game against the DePaul Blue Demons which resulted in a 1-0 loss to conclude the 2013 season.
2012: Appeared in all 19 matches while making 17 starts as a forward, earning All-BIG EAST Rookie Team accolades following the conclusion of the season... Posted two goals and one assist for five points during her freshman campaign... Tied for fourth on the team with five points on the year... Was second on the team with 36 shots including 12 shots on goal, averaging 1.89 shots per game... Notched two game-winning goals vs. Providence (Sept. 21) and nationally-ranked No. 11 Georgetown (Oct. 19), the former solidifying the Wildcats place in the BIG EAST Tournament... Notched an assist in her first collegiate match vs. American (Aug. 17). BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all 10 conference matches for the season... Registered two goals for four points... Attempted 24 shots and had eight shots on goal... Both of her scores in BIG EAST play were game-winners... Tied for second on the team with four points in conference action... Was second on the team with 24 shots and eight shots on goal. BIG EAST Championship: Started in the Wildcats first round game against the DePaul Blue Demons, which resulted in a 3-0 loss to conclude the 2012 campaign... Registered five shots and three shots on goal for the contest.
Pingry School: Earned four varsity letters in both soccer and lacrosse, as well as three in basketball ... Leading scorer on the soccer team three straight years from sophomore through senior seasons ... Four-time all-state, all-county and all-area selection ... Led the basketball team in scoring and set school records for blocked shots and steals ... Was named all-state, all-county and all-area as a sophomore and a junior ... Three-time all-state, all-county and all-area lacrosse player who led her team in scoring as a junior and a senior.
Personal: Born 11/30/93 in Livingston, N.J... One of three children of Ken and Patti Damstrom... Has an older brother, Matt and a younger sister, Meg... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an Economics major.