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Villanova Softball head coach Maria Di Bernardi announced the teams fall schedule on Wednesday. The team will play in eight games, all doubleheaders, beginning in late September.
The BIG EAST Conference announced the formation of a digital network that will feature free live streaming of more than 80 events. Fox Sports will host exclusive BIG EAST content on its Fox Sports Go app.
After striking out a school record 284 batters and limiting hitters to the second lowest batting average (.192 average) in the conference, sophomore Kate Poppe earned herself a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second Team as announced by the league offices this afternoon.
Despite outhitting St. John's through seven innings, the Villanova softball team was unable to come through as the Red Storm defeated the Wildcats 4-0 in the season finale Sunday afternoon at the Villanova Softball Complex.
Following a `Senior Day' ceremony where the Wildcats honored Ali Lowe, Kaity Sitzman, Danielle Lewandowski and Alyssa Lodato, a superb effort by Kate Poppe in game one and a breakout offensive performance in the second game wasn't enough as the Villanova softball team dropped a pair of games to St. John's Saturday afternoon at the Villanova Softball Complex.
Not only does Sunday's rubber match (12 p.m.) against St. John's mark the conclusion of the 2014 regular-season, but the final game of head coach Maria DiBernardi's 30th season as the person in charge of leading the Villanova Softball team. The Wildcats are inviting all alumni and fans in the area to help recognize coach DiBernardi before first pitch is slated at noon.
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Coming off a record breaking performance by Kate Poppe during a 4-0 shutout victory over Penn on Tuesday, the Villanova softball team looks to play spoiler over the weekend as they welcome St. John's to the Villanova Softball Complex for its season finale.
Behind a dominating performance by starter Kate Poppe, the Villanova softball team was able to end its five game skid as the Wildcats beat La Salle, 4-0, Wednesday afternoon at the La Salle Softball Field.