Gabby Pethokoukis Wins Most Courageous Award at Annual Sportswriters' Dinner
Volleyball senior Gabby Pethokoukis (Western Springs, Ill.) was presented with the most prestigious award of the night at the 112th Annual Philadelphia Sportswriters' Association Dinner on Monday evening. Pethokoukis was chosen as the 2016 winner of the Most Courageous Athlete Award, an honor which was the final presentation of the evening and which annually is the award that sets the PSWA Dinner apart from other sports awards receptions.
Emma Pettit Named to Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team
Villanova senior setter Emma Pettit (Ft. Collins, Colo./Fossil Ridge) was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team in a press release Wednesday afternoon. Pettit was voted to the team by the sports information directors at the Philadelphia area colleges and universities.
Pettit, Loitz, Steinbach Headline East Coast Region Awards
Villanova volleyball head coach Josh Steinbach (Penn State '02) has been named the East Coast Region Coach of the Year while senior setter Emma Pettit (Ft. Collins, Colo./Fossil Ridge) and sophomore outside hitter Allie Loitz (Bonita, Calif./Bonita Vista) were both named first team all-region.
Villanova's Season Ends With Loss to Dayton in NCAA Tournament
The Villanova volleyball team's season ended with a 21-25, 26-24, 25-23, 25-23 loss to Dayton on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in University Park, Pa.
Villanova Vs Dayton in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament
The Villanova volleyball team plays in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Penn State University’s Rec Hall Friday night at 5:00pm against Dayton.
Villanova Grabs Selection Sunday Bid to the NCAA Tournament
The Villanova volleyball team anxiously watched and waited to hear its name called on the Division 1 Volleyball Selection Show Sunday night. Villanova was one of the last teams to learn their fate as the Wildcats will be heading to University Park, Pa. and the campus of Penn State University to play Dayton on Friday at 5:00pm.
Villanova Defeated by Top Seeded Creighton in BIG EAST Championship
The Villanova volleyball team was defeated 25-18, 25-18, XXXX by No. 1 seeded Creighton in Saturday’s BIG EAST Championship match in Omaha, Nebraska.
Villanova Sweeps Xavier, Advances to the BIG EAST Championship
The Villanova volleyball team advanced to the BIG EAST Championship with a 25-20, 25-19, 25-17 straight set win over Xavier on Friday night in Omaha, Nebraska.