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Graduate running back TD Ayo-Durojaiye has rushed for 438 yards this season.

Football Prepares for Toughest Test Yet: No. 1 SDSU

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor December 7, 2023

No. 8 Villanova claimed its ninth 10-win season in program history and finished the season undefeated at home by beating Youngstown St. in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. Its reward? A...

Graduate guard Justin Moore was held to four points in the loss to Drexel.

MBB Preview: UCLA at Wells Fargo Center

Katie Lewis, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The Wildcats will return to the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. to take on UCLA, the 2023–24 schedule’s only Pac-12 foe. After a loss to Drexel placed Villanova (6–4) sixth in...

Mark Fetrow was Drexel’s Head Coach during the 2023 season.

Mark Fetrow Takes Over As Men’s Soccer Head Coach

Elijah McDow, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Nov. 16 was a day that shocked all who follow Villanova men’s soccer. After 16 years as head coach of the Wildcats, Tom Carlin retired. Taking over from Carlin is his former assistant, Mark Fetrow.  ...

Murphy’s time this past weekend was the third-fastest time by a Villanova runner in the 5k.

Liam Murphy Shatters Villanova 5k Indoor Record

Dylan Johnson, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

This past Saturday, senior Liam Murphy took a solo trip to Boston, Massachusetts. The Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener at Boston University kicked off the indoor track and field season. Murphy was...

This season Dixon is averaging 14.8 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.

Dixon Finds Continued Success With Support of Family

Elijah McDow, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Some parents are the reason their child falls in love with a sport. Others are the reason they quit. But for redshirt senior Eric Dixon, his family is the reason he keeps going.  From Dixon’s days...

Villanova is currently 5-2 on the season.

WBB Previews: St. Joseph’s and Princeton

Craig Hyzy, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Villanova went 1-1 in its fourth week of play, beating Richmond, 67-57, on Thursday and falling to Columbia on Sunday, 77-75. After Tuesday’s matchup with Penn, the Wildcats stand at 6-2 on the season. ...

Junior guard Zanai Jones scored eight points and recorded three assists in the win over Penn.

Villanova Survives Late Comeback Bid From Penn, 68-62

Amanda McKean, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Villanova defeated Penn, 68-62. The win puts them at 6-2 on the season.  Junior forward Christina Dalce stood out as the game’s leading scorer, securing a double-double with 18...

Junior guard Jordan Longino scored 16 off the bench in the loss.

Kansas State Outlasts Villanova in OT, 72-71

Finn Courtney, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Reeling after back-to-back losses to city rivals St. Joe’s and Drexel and a sixth-place finish at the Big 5 Classic, Villanova needed a big win. It did not find it in Manhattan, Kansas. Villanova...

Sophomore guard Brendan Hausen was 0-4 in the Big 5 Classic loss to Drexel

MBB Preview: Kansas State

James Haupt, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Coming off a two-game losing streak against Big 5 teams, Villanova will finally be leaving the mean streets of Philadelphia and attempting to forget the disappointment of the Big 5 Classic. The ‘Cats...

Lucy Olsen had 33 points in the Wildcats matchup against Columbia.

Villanova Falls to Columbia, 77-75

Peyton Brau, Staff Writer December 3, 2023

On Sunday, Dec. 3, Villanova fell to Columbia, 77-75, in New York. This non-conference loss puts Villanova at 5-2.  Senior guard Maddie Burke and junior guard Lucy Olsen were the standout players for...

With a loss to Drexel in the Big 5 Classic, Villanova is now 0-3 in the Big 5 this season.

Wildcats Fall to Drexel, 57–55, in Big 5 Classic

Katie Lewis, Staff Writer December 2, 2023

After losses to Penn and St. Joseph’s, the Wildcats finished their disappointing slide through Big 5 play with a loss to Big 5 newcomer Drexel, 57-55.  The defeat lands Villanova in sixth place out...

Graduate quarterback Connor Watkins rushed for two touchdowns in the win.

No. 8 Villanova Beats Youngstown St. in Second Round, 45-28

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor December 2, 2023

No. 8 Villanova has focused on playing complementary football all season. When the offense makes a mistake, the defense limits the damage. When the defense can’t get off the field, the offense goes out...

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