Jenny Joyce will begin her third year as the volunteer assistant coach for the Villanova softball team during the 2015-16 season.
Inclement Weather Cancels Exhibition Games this Weekend
Due to the rain and inclement weather, the Villanova softball team will not be playing their four fall exhibition games scheduled for this weekend .
Inside the Dugout with Sophomore Transfer Nikki Alden
Hello Nova Nation! My name is Nicole Alden and I am a sophomore infielder/outfielder from Ivyland, Pennsylvania. I transferred from Saint Joseph's University and yes, you're right: I did finally come to my senses.
Fourth Generation Villanovan Kate Poppe Bleeds Blue and White
Senior softball pitcher Kate Poppe was born to be a Wildcat. No, literally, Villanova Blue and White runs through her DNA.
Catching Up with Softball’s Stephanie Butler
Stephanie Butler, a senior on the softball team, appeared in 34 games for the Wildcats last season while starting 19. She drove in seven runs, had 11 hits total, and scored three runs in 63 at-bats.
Hathaway and Morris honored by the BIG EAST
For their performances in the BIG EAST Tournament this weekend both Tianah Hathaway and Dana Morris were named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team, the conference announced after the completion of the championships game where St. John's defeated Seton Hall by a score of 7-5.
Wildcats Fight in Two-Day Long BIG EAST Semifinals Matchup
Playing in their first BIG EAST semifinals matchup since making the tournament in 2010, the Villanova Wildcats played the St. John's Red Storm in Rosemont, Ill. on Friday and Saturday for the right to play the Seton Hall Pirates in the BIG EAST Championship game. The first inning was played on Friday afternoon, while the rest of the game was played on Saturday morning due to thunderstorms in the area.
Softball Will Continue Semifinal Matchup vs. St. John's Tomorrow Morning
After gaining a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning on Friday afternoon in their semifinals matchup with St. John's, the Villanova Wildcats will continue the rest of the game tomorrow morning at 11 a.m. There were thunderstorms in the area and due to heavy rain, thunder and lightning the game was postponed.
Poppe Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team
Kate Poppe has been named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team, as announced by the BIG EAST on Wednesday morning. The righty has had an impressive 2015 campaign. She broke the Villanova all-time career strikeout record, threw her third-career no-hitter, named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll four times, named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week once and led the BIG EAST conference in several different categories.