Wildcats Comeback to Take Down Xavier, 3-1
The Villanova Wildcats (14-8, 5-4 BIG EAST) dropped the first set against the Xavier Musketeers (11-11, 5-4 BIG EAST), but rallied to win the next three frames of the BIG EAST Conference match to win 22-25, 28-26, 25-21, 25-23.
Loitz Records Double-Double, Cats Fall 3-1 at Butler
Allie Loitz (Bonita, Calif./Bonita Vista) recorded 13 kills and 13 digs for her eighth double-double of the season, but the Villanova Wildcats dropped a 25-18, 18-25, 25-21, 25-23 match at Butler's Hinkle Fieldhouse earlier this evening.
Villanova Travels to Indy, Cincy this Weekend
The Villanova Wildcats volleyball team (13-7, 4-3 BIG EAST) travels to Butler (13-10, 2-5 BIG EAST) and Xavier (9-10, 3-3 BIG EAST) in a pair of BIG EAST Conference matches this weekend.
Crutchfield's Offensive Production Lands her a spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.
After averaging 3.86 kills per set on .377 hitting in the two matches this past weekend, senior outside hitter Claire Crutchfield (Falls Church, Va./Bishop O’Connell) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll this afternoon.
Cats Shutdown Friars in Straight Sets
A strong offensive and defensive team performance led by Claire Crutchfield (Falls Church, Va./Bishop O’Connell) and Allie Loitz (Bonita, Calif./Bonita Vista) paced the Villanova Wildcats (13-7,4-3 BIG EAST) past the Providence Friars (12-10, 0-6 BIG EAST) 25-18, 25-18, 25-20 on Saturday night at Jake Nevin Field House.
Cats Battle, but drop 3-1 match to Creighton
In a rematch of the 2015 BIG EAST Championship match, the Villanova Wildcats (12-7, 3-3 BIG EAST) dropped a 20-25, 25-12, 25-19, 25-23 match to the Creighton Bluejays (11-6, 5-0 BIG EAST) on Friday night at Jake Nevin Field House.
Villanova Faces Tough Tests this Weekend in Creighton, Providence
The Villanova Wildcats (12-6, 3-2 BIG EAST) return home to the Jake Nevin Field House this weekend to take on first place Creighton (10-6, 4-0) and Providence (12-8, 0-4 BIG EAST) after splitting matches against DePaul and Marquette last weekend
Decker Earns Second BIG EAST Honor this Season
The BIG EAST announced today that freshman setter Emma Decker (LaGrange, Ill./Nazareth Academy) earned a spot on this week’s Honor Roll after averaging 11.58 assists per set in Villanova’s three matches this past week.