David Butler II-US PRESSWIRE
Harry Peretta's squad heads into conference play with 10-2 record.
The Villanova Lady Wildcats Hoops team head into BIG EAST play on Sunday with a 10-2 record after finishing up the Dartmouth Blue Sky Classic with a consolation win over the hosts.
With losses only to Minnesota and Delaware, Harry Peretta's squad is sporting a #16 RPI in the nation and is receiving votes in the AP Poll.
'Nova has played a fairly consistent starting five of Laura Sweeney, Rachel Roberts, Laure Burford, Taylor Holman, and Jesse Carey throughout the season. Sweeney is leading the team in scoring & rebounding with just over 12 points a game and five and a half boards.
Sweeney, a fifth-year senior, is also leading Villanova in blocks (18) and steals (26) as the Lady 'Cats have outscored their opponents by more than 11 points per game.
The Villanova Women start their conference season on the road at Cincinnati- a series in which 'Nova holds a 5-2 historical edge.. Here is the balance of their schedule.
|2/5/2013||vs. Notre Dame|
|2/13/2013||at Seton Hall|
|2/27/2013||vs. St. John's|