Villanova began a late-game comeback when senior Victoria Gersh (Silver Spring, Md.) connected on a penalty kick, but it wouldn't be enough to overcome a two-goal deficit as the Wildcats fell in the 2014 season opener 2-1 to cross-city rival Drexel on Friday afternoon.
The Villanova women's soccer team kicks off the 2014-15 academic year this Friday, August 22nd when they host the Drexel Dragons at the newly renovated Higgins Soccer Complex. Game time is slated for 4:30 p.m. and marks the NCAA Division I opening day for women's soccer across the country.
As the Villanova women's soccer team sets their sights on the beginning of the 2014 season this Friday, they'll have a new place to call home in the renovated Higgins Soccer Complex alongside a new coaching staff in the December hiring of head coach Fran Kulas.
The Villanova women's soccer team has been picked to finish 6th in the 2014 BIG EAST Preseason Poll while sophomore forward Katie Martin (Dallas, Texas) was named to the All-BIG EAST Preseason Team as announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon.