`Cats Produce Highest Run Total of Season in 6-2 Win over FGCU
In the second game in the first day of the University of South Florida Under Armour Invitational the Wildcats got back to their winning ways over the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles in their 6-2 victory. The six runs marked the highest amount Villanova has scored all season. Interestingly enough, this marks the second straight game the Wildcats have played a team with the Eagles for a nickname, Eastern Michigan and Florida Gulf Coast.
Villanova Plays Close Matchup with Eastern Michigan
In the opening game of the University of South Florida's Under Armour Invitational the Villanova Wildcats faced off against the Eastern Michigan Eagles. Although the `Cats couldn't grab the victory, the game was competitive throughout and the first Eagles runs didn't come until the sixth inning of the game. The final score was 3-1 Eastern Michigan.
Softball Set for USF Under Armour Invitational
A week after opening the season in the EMU Madeira Beach Invitational, Villanova softball will travel back to Florida to compete in the USF Under Armour Invitational. The `Cats will play two games on Friday, two on Saturday and have the finale on Sunday. The tournament will be hosted at two different facilities, the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater and the USF Softball Stadium in Tampa.
Poppe and Ayers named to BIG EAST Honor Roll
Kate Poppe and Aleshia Ayers have been named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll for their performances this past weekend in the Madeira Beach Invitational, the conference office announced Monday.
Ayers Shows Off Her Power in Villanova's Win Over Siena
Kate Poppe started her third game of the weekend this morning when Villanova took on the Siena Saints. Aleshia Ayers had her biggest game of the year and contributed two RBI's in Villanova's first victory. The final score of the contest was 5-1 Wildcats.
Villanova Scores Highest Run Total of Season vs. Harvard
The Wildcats played the second game of the day, this time against the Harvard Crimson. In the bottom of the first inning the Wildcats put up their biggest inning of the season but the Crimson put up six in the top of the fourth leading to a final score of 8-3. Harvard was playing in just their second game of the season and they are now 1-1. The game brought Villanova's record to 0-4 on the season.
Villanova Plays Close Game vs. Wichita State
In the second day of the Madeira Beach Invitational the Wildcats began the day by taking on the Wichita State Shockers. It was a close one right up until the end, but the Shockers came out on top 2-0. Brette Lawrence saw her first action in the field today at first base after pitching a third of an inning vs. UAB yesterday.
Dalgarn Collects First Hit and RBI but Wildcats fall to UAB 7-2
In the second game of the day the Wildcats took on the UAB Blazers. Freshman Mackenzie Tilles made her collegiate debut with a start in left field, while senior Ali Angelbello made her first start of the season at pitcher.