Jenny Joyce will begin her third year as the volunteer assistant coach for the Villanova softball team during the 2015-16 season.
The Villanova softball team (35-19, 13-8 BIG EAST) was edged in the series finale against Providence (23-25, 10-11 BIG EAST) on Sunday afternoon. The Friars came away with a 10-9 victory over the Wildcats in eight innings.
The Villanova softball team (35-18, 13-7 BIG EAST) split a doubleheader with the Providence Friars (22-25, 9-11) on Saturday afternoon. The Friars won the first game 15-6, and the Wildcats came away with an 8-1 victory in the second game.
The Villanova softball team (34-17, 12-6 BIG EAST) will close the regular season by hosting the Providence Friars (21-24, 8-10 BIG EAST) this weekend for a BIG EAST Conference series. Saturday’s games are scheduled for 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., and Sunday’s game is slated for 12 p.m.
The Villanova softball team (34-17) defeated Morgan State (23-18) in both games of a doubleheader on Wednesday. The Wildcats won the first game 12-4 and the second game 3-2.
Villanova senior Brette Lawrence was named the Student-Athlete of the Month Presented by Rothman Institute. The award was given for the month of April.
The Villanova softball team (32-17) will host the Morgan State Bears (23-16) on Wednesday for a doubleheader at the Villanova Softball Complex. The first game will begin at 3:30 p.m., and live stats and video will be available for both contests.
Villanova senior Brette Lawrence (Sparks, Nev./Spanish Springs) and junior Nikki Alden (Ivyland, Pa./William Tennent) were named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, as announced by the conference today. Lawrence and Alden helped Villanova sweep a series against DePaul for the first time in program history.
The Villanova softball team (32-17, 12-6 BIG EAST) defeated the DePaul Blue Demons (24-21, 9-7 BIG EAST) by a score of 9-2 on Sunday afternoon to sweep the series.