Barghash Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Aug 26, 2013
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sophomore Rhea Barghash (Bridgewater, N.J.) has been named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll for her performance against Radford last Friday, as announced by the conference on Monday afternoon. Barghash scored the game-tying Villanova goal against the Highlanders in a 1-1 double-overtime draw for the 2013 season opener. The laurels mark the first of Barghash's career from the conference office as she helped the Wildcat defense allow only two shots on goal for the contest.
With the draw, Villanova is now 16-11-4 (.581) all-time in season openers and is unbeaten in the first game of the season in the last 13 years and is now 23-7-5 (.729) all-time in the month of August.
Villanova will be back in action this evening when they take on No. 17 Maryland at 7 p.m. in College Park.
Offensive Player of the Week
Defensive Player of the Week
Goalkeeper of the Week
Rookie of the Week
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Julie Burton, GK, Sr., Butler - Posted 11 saves in a 1-1 week, which included a 3-0 shutout against Indiana State.
Elise Wyatt, F, So., DePaul - Scored a pair of goals in a 4-0 win at Saint Louis.
Kaitlin Brenn, F, Sr., Georgetown - Scored both goals in a 2-1 OT win against William & Mary and had an assist in a 5-0 triumph over Quinnipiac.
Rhea Barghash, D, So., Villanova - Scored the Wildcats' only goal in a 1-1 tie against Radford and helped the defense allow only two shots on goal.
Courtney Kobashigawa, D/M, Xavier - Named Defensive MVP of the Boilermaker Challenge. Helped XU shut out North Dakota 3-0 and beat host Purdue 4-3.