The Villanova women's soccer team fell to the No. 3-ranked Virginia Cavaliers 5-0 on Sunday afternoon in Charlottesville, Va. It marked the second contest of a two-game road trip for the Wildcats over Labor Day weekend.
The Villanova women's soccer team picked up their first win of the 2014 season with a 1-0 defeat of Radford on Friday evening. Sophomore Katie Martin (Dallas, Texas) capitalized on a quick restart in the 53rd minute for her first goal of the year to help lead the Wildcats to victory.
The Villanova women's soccer team returns to action this Friday, August 29th and Sunday, August 31st when they take on the Radford Highlanders and Virginia Cavaliers on the road for a Labor Day getaway.
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.