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Sierra McConnell
Sierra  McConnell


Katy, Texas

High School:






Sierra McConnell Earns BIG EAST Honors

The outfielder has been named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll.


Poppe Strikes Out Eight in 1-0 Loss to Syracuse in Doubleheader Opener

Only run of the game came on a solo home run in bottom of the first inning


Smetana's Home Run Leads Wildcats Past Penn 9-0

Villanova plated five runs in the top of the first at Penn Park


Wildcats Fall to Notre Dame, 9-3, in Series Finale

Fujii hits first home run of season to account for all three Villanova runs


Ortega Homers, Poppe Allows One Hit in 4-0 Win over La Salle

Wildcats took first game of doubleheader against Explorers on Monday afternoon


Softball vs. Seton Hall

Villanova hosts Seton Hall for an Easter Monday doubleheader


Softball vs. Georgetown

Villanova makes its home debut in the conference opener against Georgetown


Villanova Softball vs. Robert Morris

Villanova Softball faces Robert Morris on Day 1 of the Delaware Invitational

2016: Finished with a batting average of .292 on the season... Appeared in 44 games and started 39 for the Wildcats in right field... Drove in 20 runs on 33 hits, four doubles, one homerun, and one stolen base and 22 runs scored in 113 at bats... Had a fielding percentage of .971.

Finished with a batting average of .257 on the season... Appeared in 53 games and started 49 for the Wildcats... Drove in 18 runs on 37 hits, five doubles, three stolen bases and eight runs in 144 at bats... Had a fielding percentage of .978... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll (March 23).

Earned a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll and named College Sports Madness BIG EAST Hitter of the Week for her performance the week of April 9-14 ... Appeared and started in all of the team's 52 games as a sophomore with starts at shortstop and both corner outfield positions ... Batted .227 with 35 hits and slugged a team-high .377 ... Led the team with 18 runs scored, 23 RBI and five home runs ... Ripped six doubles, one triple and stole two bases ... Had a personal best seven-game hitting streak (4/5-13) during conference play ... Registered six multi-hit games ... Smacked solo shot versus Indiana State (3/7) for first career home run ... Smashed a two run home run in a win over Boston University (3/8) ... Crushed a two run homer in a triumph over city rival La Salle (4/9) ... Tallied two doubles and two RBI in a victory over Providence (4/17) ... Stole a base and drove in three runs, including a home run against Seton Hall (4/21).

2013: Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 48 of the team's 52 games, including 47 starts at either left or right field ... Batted .209 with 28 hits, nine RBIs and eight runs scored ... Added three doubles, eight walks and four hit-by-pitches ... Stole one base on two attempts ... Finished with a .274 on-base percentage ... Defensively, recorded a .929 fielding percentage.

Katy High School: Earned four varsity letters in softball ... First Team All-District 2011-2012 ... Second Team All-District 2010 ... National Honor Society ... Academic All-State 2012.

Personal: Daughter of Allen and Sue McConnell ... Born 12/23/1993 in Katy, Tex. ... Two siblings, Kaleb and Madison ... Majoring in Nursing...Hobbies include dancing, sports, reading, helping people, and smiling...Chose to attend Villanova because it was the best opportunity to play softball and receive a great education, and where God wanted her to be.