10 Wildcats Garner Academic Acclaim
Wildcats also have 10 student-athletes named to MAAC All-Academic Team
Overtime Win Against Siena Clinches Spot For The Wildcats
Villanova Will Conclude the 2013 Regular Season On Sunday
Sarina Shibata Leads The Way With Four Goals
MAAC Consolation Game vs. Marist 4/29 McCann Natatorium
2012: Participated in all 29 matches... Led team in goals (33), points (50) and steals (50)... Recorded a four-goal game in opposition to George Washington (2/11)... Tied for second on squad with 17 assists... Registered five points (2G/3A) versus VMI (4/15)... Accrued 105 shots... Contributed 11 ejections drawn and three field blocks... Won one center sprint out of four (.250)... Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week (2/15)... Received MAAC All-Academic Team honors... Tallied two goals against Iona in semifinal of MAAC Championships and four points (2G/2A) versus Marist in the consolation contest.
2011: Appeared in 27 games, winning 25 center sprints... Posted 24 goals and 10 assists... Posted 30 steals, 14 ejections drawn and four blocks for the season... Named to the 2011 MAAC All-Academic Team.
2010: Played in 26 games during her freshman season and led the team in sprints won (12)... Also recorded 12 goals and 15 steals
Souderton Area: Earned varsity letters in both swimming and water polo...Was tabbed a 1st team all-state and NE/Northeast Zone team...2008 Academic All-American...Member of the National Honor Society and honor roll.
Personal: Born 7/10/91 in Philadelphia, Pa... Parents are Paul and Anne Penkal... One brother, Paul (21)... Enjoys playing the flute in her spare time and was once an orchestra member in Spain... Choose Villanova for the combination of engineering and water polo... Enrolled as a Chemical Engineering major.