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Villanova mens soccer will open their 2022 campaign on Aug. 25 at Stanford.

Men’s Soccer Releases 2022 Schedule

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer June 21, 2022

Villanova Men’s Soccer released its 2022 schedule Tuesday afternoon. The schedule features nine home games, all to be played at Higgins Soccer Complex, and eight away games.  The non-conference schedule...

Women’s Club Ice Hockey advanced to Nationals in St. Louis in March.

Women’s Ice Hockey Qualifies for Nationals

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Rick Harrison in Pawn Stars said “you never know what is gonna come through the door.” The ability of the women’s club ice hockey team at Villanova to bring in women from all areas and skill levels...

Michael Troup recorded a lifetime best in the long jump.

Men’s Track and Field Competes at Hurricane Invitational

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

At the Hurricane Alumni Invitational, graduate long jumper Michael Troup and sophomore sprinter Nicholas Mollica impressed in their respective events. Troup recorded a personal best in the long jump...

Will Reiner (above) had three RBIs in Villanova’s 6-4 win over Butler.

Baseball Goes 2-1 Against Butler

Loghan Hirkey, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

This past weekend, Villanova improved its record to 11-16-1 with two wins against Butler in a three-game series. The Wildcats won the first two, 13-3, 6-4, before dropping the final, 11-3. Not only was...

Annalise Klopfer (above) continues winning streak, goes 3-0 in her singles matchups.

Women’s Tennis Earns Two Crucial Wins

Charlotte Ralston, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The Villanova women’s tennis team went 2-1 this week, falling to Temple, 4-2, in between narrow 4-3 victories over Saint Joseph’s and UConn. The ‘Cats moved to a 4-8 season record, going 2-1 in the...

Paige Rauch (above) earned two wins throughout the week.

Softball Beats UPenn, Sweeps Georgetown

Aphrodite Dimopoulos, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

On Wednesday, Villanova softball faced the University of Pennsylvania on the road, where the team started the week strong with an 8-2 victory over the Quakers. Traveling out of the city and back to their...

Lia Thomas of UPenn sparked controversy after transitioning and competing as a woman.

UPenn Swimmer Sparks Transgender Rights Debate

Maggie Kleinsmith, Special to The Villanovan April 13, 2022

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas remains controversial as she finishes her collegiate career at the University of Pennsylvania.  Thomas competed for the UPenn men’s team until 2020 before taking the...

Sami Carey (above) scored two goals for the Wildcats in the loss.

Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Marquette, 19-14

Amanda McKean, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

On Saturday, April 9, the Villanova women’s lacrosse team was defeated by Marquette in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 19-14. This drops the Wildcats to 4-9 overall and 0-2 in the Big East.  The leading scorer...

Matthew Jones (above) picked up a singles win on Friday.

Men’s Tennis Falls to Marquette, 4-3

Noah Swan, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The Villanova men’s tennis team came up one point short against Marquette, losing in a 4-3 decision before seeing its second scheduled match against Duquesne rained out. For a team in need of wins, the...

The women’s water polo team has some tough matchups ahead as it prepares for postseason play.

Women’s Water Polo Prepares for Postseason

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The Villanova women’s water polo team went 1-2 over the weekend, picking up a win against Iona and dropping games against No. 15 Wagner and at La Salle. The loss to La Salle on Sunday put the ‘Cats...

Mens club ice hockey finished the season with a 16-7-2 record.

Men’s Club Hockey Completes Successful Season

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

A rink that’s 35 minutes away from campus, 10 p.m. ice times, eight-hour bus rides to tournaments on weekends and a season that stretches from August to March. It sounds like a lot, but for the members...

Trinity Hart recorded a season best in the long jump on Saturday.

Women’s Track and Field Competes in Hurricane Invite

Catherine Browne, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Over the weekend, the Villanova women’s track and field team escaped the rain in Pennsylvania to compete in the Hurricane Alumni Invitational meet in Coral Gables, Florida.  “This weekend was more...

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