Villanova Has 12 Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition For Academic Success
A list of public recognition awards for Division I teams who rank among the best within their sport in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) data was announced by the NCAA on Wednesday morning. Villanova student-athletes continued to rank among the best in the nation academically, as the Wildcats had a record 12 teams earn public recognition in Wednesday's release.
Wildcats Compete in MAAC Consolation Game
After their loss in the MAAC Tournament to the Marist Red Foxes the Wildcats faced off against the Iona Gaels today in the consolation of the MAAC Tournament and were defeated by a score of 12-10. Villanova led by a score of 8-6 at halftime but Iona used a 6-2 advantage in the second half to come away with the victory.
Water Polo Competes in MAAC Semi-Finals
In the semi-finals of the MAAC tournament the Villanova Wildcats took on the Marist Red Foxes to determine who would go on to face the Wagner Seahawks in the MAAC Championship game. The Red Foxes came out on top by a score of 15-9, which means the Wildcats will now play in the consolation game tomorrow against the Iona Gaels.
MAAC Announces Year-End Awards
Junior Naomi Ng was named to the All-MAAC First-Team and six Villanova water polo student-athletes have been honored for their academic achievements and were named to the 2014-15 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic team, as announced by the conference on Friday evening.
Conrath wins MAAC Defender of the Week
Junior goalie Julie Conrath has been named the MAAC Defender of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday. It is the first time she has been honored by the conference this season and the second time in her career.
Wildcats Clinch Spot in MAAC Championship
The Villanova Wildcats water polo team competed in their final two regular season MAAC conference games on Sunday. The team has been vying for the MAAC conference tournament all year and today was they day to learn whether they had done enough to make it. In the first game against Siena the Wildcats were victorious by a score of 11-8 and in the second game the Wildcats played Iona and won by a score of 10-8.
Clark Wins MAAC Rookie of the Week
Freshman center Dominique Clark has been named the MAAC Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday. It is the first time she has been honored by the conference this season and also the first time in her career.
Villanova splits matches against Wagner and St. Francis
In the Villanova Wildcats' water polo team's final home games of the 2015 season, the team took time to honor both Callan Edwards and Sadie Dutcher to commemorate their respective collegiate careers on senior day. The team split their games, losing 15-7 to Wagner and beating St. Francis by a score of 19-7.