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Villanova had a big year at the Penn Relays

Both the men and women brought home multiple championships.

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Happy Monday, ‘Nova Nation! I’m back for spot duty on the Arizin during this here offseason while Brendan attends a Sunday night wedding.

The Villanova T&F program had a big weekend at the Penn Relays, with the women bringing home 3 championships and the men bringing home two. That’s the first multiple-win peformance for the men at the event since the 80s.

And now, the “news.”

Villanova concludes a banner Penn Relays with five championships - Philly
The Wildcats' women wrapped up a three-win carnival for the second straight year while the 'Nova men captured two relays, their first multiple titles at Penn since 1984.

Men's Lax Clinches a Spot in the BIG EAST Tournament with a 10-9 win over Providence |
The 'Cats are looking good for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament too, but this was an important step to keeping it that way.

Women's Lax Takes Down Cincinnati on the Road 10-8 |
Katie Comerford led the way with six points on two goals and four assists in the victory, as the 'Cats finished 9-7 (4-5) on the year.

Mansfield's Jackson dedicated to Wildcats' success as Villanova AD |
Mark Jackson tosses the feather into the cap of Jay Wright. Jackson has had virtually nothing to do with the success of the Villanova University men’s basketball program winning two of the past three NCAA Division I national championships. All Jackson does is monitor the protocol of Wright and the Wildcat athletes, an NCAA enterprise incorporating 24 varsity sports and over 600 student-athletes.