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Villanova Olympic Sport Weekly Recap

A weekly recap of Villanova Wildcats Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Field Hockey.

It's clear that Football and Basketball get a majority of the attention here on VU Hoops. As the hub for all Villanova Wildcats sports information, here's our weekly recap of the Olympic Sports.

  • Men's Soccer beat Temple, 1-0 thanks to a Kyle McCarthy goal. The men's futbol team also gained a 1-1 draw against #13 USF.
  • Women's Cross Country finished 7th of 40 at Paul Short Run.
  • Men's Cross Country placed 3 runnersin the top 9 en route to winning the Paul Short Run.
  • Women's Volleyball had a two-win week defeating Rutgers, 3-1 on Friday and then downing the Pirates of Seton Hall, 3-2, on Sunday.
  • Women's Soccer beat Pitt 2-1 in a come-from-behind win behind Victoria Gersh's brace.
  • Women's Field Hockey beat Rutgers 2-1 and then notched a non-conference victory by defeating Bryant, 2-1. Forward Jessica Swoboda and goalkeeper Alex Diekmann were named to Big East Honor Roll for the week.
  • Men's Golf finished 3rd of 13 at the Patriot Intercollegiate at George Mason.

Upcoming

October 3rd

  • W Field Hockey @ St. Joes (PA)
  • M Soccer @ St. John's

October 5

  • W Soccer @ Louisville
  • M Tennis @ Quinnipiac Invitational
  • W Tennis @ Hampton Road Invitational

October 6

  • W Field Hockey @ Liberty
  • M Soccer @ DePaul
  • W Volleyball @ Georgetown
  • M Tennis @ Quinnipiac Invitational
  • W Tennis @ Hampton Road Invitational

October 7

  • W Field Hockey @ Richmond
  • W Soccer @ Cincinnati
  • M Tennis @ Quinnipiac Invitational
  • W Tennis @ Hampton Road Invitational