Women's Cross Country Set For NCAA Championships on Saturday Afternoon
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For the seventh time in the last eight seasons and the 27th time overall, Villanova has earned a team berth to the NCAA Championships. The national meet takes place on Saturday afternoon at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville. The women's national championship race goes off at 12 p.m. and will be followed by the men's race at 1 p.m. Both races can be watched live online for no charge at NCAA.com.
Women’s Cross Country Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Championships
Following a strong performance at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday afternoon, the Villanova women’s cross country team learned on Saturday that it had earned an at-large selection to the NCAA Championships. The national meet takes place next Saturday, November 21, at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky. The women’s race that day begins at 12 p.m.
Track & Field and Cross Country Programs Dedicate New Office Space
On a day that celebrated the rich tradition of the Villanova track & field and cross country programs, head coaches Marcus O'Sullivan and Gina Procaccio along with a number of Villanova dignitaries hosted a reception to dedicate the program's brand new office space in Jake Nevin Field House. The completely redesigned office suite was made possible by a generous donation from Villanova alum and longtime track & field supporter Robert F. Moran `72.
Piccirillo Leads Wildcats to Fourth Place Finish at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional
Junior Angel Piccirillo (Homer City, Pa.) led the way with a seventh place finish in a field of 200 runners and Villanova finished in fourth place overall at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday afternoon. Piccirillo crossed the finish line of the 6,000 meter race at the West Windsor Fields with a time of 21:11.9 and was one of three Wildcats who earned All-Mid Atlantic Region honors.
Wildcats to Race at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional on Friday Afternoon
Track & Field Program To Dedicate Offices During Homecoming Weekend
During next weekend's Homecoming festivities the Villanova track & field program will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony and official dedication of its new office space in Jake Nevin Field House. The brand new office space for one of the country's oldest and most successful collegiate programs was made possible through the generosity of Robert F. Moran '72.
Burda and Cleirigh Buttner Tally Top 10 Finishes at BIG EAST Championships
Freshman Bella Burda (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) and sophomore Siofra Cleirigh Buttner (Dublin, Ireland) each finished in the top 10 overall and Villanova came in third in the team standings at the BIG EAST Championships on Saturday morning. In a remarkably fast race at the Golf Center at Kings Island, the Wildcats scored 86 points and tallied their highest team finish at the conference meet since 2011.
Women's Cross Country Set For BIG EAST Championships on Saturday Morning
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A conference title will be on the line as 10 women's cross country teams and nine men's squads converge on the Golf Center at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio for the BIG EAST Championships this weekend. The women's 6,000 meter race takes place at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday morning and will be preceded by the men's 8,000 meter race at 11 a.m. An awards ceremony takes place at 12:40 p.m.