Villanova seniors continue to balance their success between the classroom and competition
Senior midfielder receives academic honor for second straight season
Villanova moves closer to securing a conference tournament berth with fourth win in last five games
Villanova posts first shutout of season on Senior Day
Villanova 1, Cincinnati 0
On Nagy: Emerged as one of the team's key players last season ... Has played in the midfield and at times as a center back during her career ... Capable of helping the team all over the field ... Does a good job of holding possession ... Has great presence on the field and is poised for a big season.
Awards: JMU/Comfort Inn Harrisonburg Invitational All-Tournament Team (Aug. 27/29, 2010) ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Capital One Academic All-District 2 Second Team (2010) ... Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team (2009, 2010).
Career: Has played in 54 games with 38 starts ... Scored one goal, a game-winning tally, and has one assist for three career points ... Attempted 30 shots (.033 shot percentage) and placed nine shots on goal (.300 shot-on-goal percentage).
Big East Regular Season: Played in 29 games with 23 starts ... Attempted 20 shots with four shots on goal (.200 shot-on-goal percentage).
Big East Championship: Started and played every minute of games against Connecticut (first round) and Marquette (quarterfinals) in the 2009 conference tournament.
NCAA Tournament: Played all 90 minutes of a first round NCAA Tournament game against Washington State in 2009, taking two shots on goal.
2010: One of six players to start in all 19 games during the season and one of two to play every minute of all 19 games ... Played everywhere on the field, mostly as a midfielder but shifted to defense late in the year ... Tallied one assist in a 2-1 win over Virginia Commonwealth ... Named to the All-Tournament Team at the JMU/Comfort Inn Harrisonburg Invitational ... Helped the Villanova defense post three shutouts on the season ... Took 11 shots and placed five shots on goal (.455 shot-on-goal percentage); BIG EAST: Started in all 11 conference games ... Played on the back line in several of those contests and helped the Wildcats register two of their three shutouts on the season against league opponents ... Attempted nine shots and had three shots on goal (.333 shot-on-goal percentage).
2009: Played in 20 games and earned 16 starts, including starting the final 13 games of the season ... Took 10 shots and placed three shots on goal (.300 shot-on-goal percentage) while serving as a valuable midfielder for the Wildcats; BIG EAST: Started all 10 regular season conference games she appeared in and tallied seven shots, including one shot on goal (.143 shot-on-goal percentage); BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP: Played every minute of a first round conference tournament game against Connecticut as well as a quarterfinal matchup at Marquette ... Following a 1-1 draw against the Huskies, took one of the team's penalty kicks as Villanova advanced with a 4-1 edge in the shootout; NCAA TOURNAMENT: Attempted two shots and accounted for two of the team's four shots on goal in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Washington State ... Played some of the best soccer of her career down the stretch of the season, culminating with an outstanding effort against the Cougars.
2008: Played in 15 games with three starts ... Took nine shots ... Only shot on goal was a game-winning goal against New Hampshire in the second game of the season ... Scored in the first half of a 2-1 victory ... Made first career start against Hofstra; BIG EAST: Played in eight games and earned starts against Rutgers and Louisville ... Attempted four shots; ACADEMICS: Achieved a 4.0 GPA for the Spring 2009 semester.
Club Team and ODP Experience: Chosen for the US U-15 pool in 2005 and the U-16 pool in 2006.
Saint Anthony's High School: Team captain who led her team to a 19-0 record and was named the CHSAA Championship Game MVP as a senior ... Scored seven goals, had 22 assists and was the team MVP that season ... Earned first team all-league, All-Long Island and all-state honors ... Also named first team all-league and was a recipient of the Coaches' Award as a junior ... Three-year member of the National Honor Society and three-time recipient of her school's Peter J. Nolan Scholarship Award for being ranked in the top five of her academic class ... Received the St. Bonaventure Award for having at least a 95 academic average all four years in high school.
Personal: Born 5/24/90 in Bellmore, N.Y. ... Youngest of three children of Richard and Pamela Nagy ... Siblings are Peter (26) and Christopher (24) ... Majoring in Marketing.