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Collin Gillespie (center) and Jermaine Samuels (right) defend in the first round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. Both signed contracts with NBA teams as undrafted free agents.

Gillespie and Samuels Undrafted, Sign As UDFAs

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 24, 2022

Although neither Collin Gillespie nor Jermaine Samuels heard their names called on Thursday night at the 2022 NBA Draft, both will be getting NBA opportunities. After the draft, Gillespie signed as an...

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...

Stelios Kroudis (above) juggled lacrosse and his YouTube channel for his entire Villanova career.

Stelios Kroudis Continues to Make Name for Himself in Media World

Matthew Ryan, Co-Sports Editor June 20, 2022

When Stelios Kroudis woke up from surgery, he was given some unexpected news. In October of 2019 — before Kroudis’ sophomore season on the Villanova lacrosse team — he had gone down in practice...

Cam Whitmore and Mark Armstrong averaged double-figure points as the USA won the FIBA U18 Americas Championship

Armstrong and Whitmore Help USA Win FIBA U18 Americas Championship

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer June 13, 2022

Incoming Villanova freshmen Mark Armstrong and Cam Whitmore took home the gold as members of the USA Basketball Under-18 roster Sunday evening, as the USA beat Brazil 102-60 in the final of the FIBA U18...

Cam Whitmore (above) is one of two future Wildcats to make the USA U18 National Team roster this year.

Mark Armstrong and Cam Whitmore Selected to the USA Men’s Basketball U18 National Team

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer June 4, 2022

On Friday, Villanova men’s basketball incoming freshmen Mark Armstrong and Cam Whitmore were named to the 2022 USA Basketball Men's U18 National Team roster. The final roster for the under-18 squad was...

Christian Benford became the first Wildcat drafted since 2017.

Christian Benford Selected 185th by the Bills, Becomes First Wildcat Drafted Since 2017

Matthew Ryan, Co-Sports Editor April 30, 2022

On the third and final day of the 2022 NFL Draft, cornerback Christian Benford became the first Villanova player to be drafted in the last five years, going in the sixth round, 185th overall, to the Buffalo...

Villanova honored nine seniors on Saturday.

Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Denver, 16-8

Amanda McKean, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

On Saturday, April 23, the Villanova women’s lacrosse team fell to the University of Denver, 16-8, giving the Wildcats a record of 4-11 and 0-4 in the Big East. It was senior day at Villanova Stadium,...

Trey Fourticq (left) had a promising freshman campaign.

Trey Fourticq Completes Promising Freshman Season

Noah Swan, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

The Villanova men’s tennis team did not share the same level of success as its counterparts on the basketball team. The brutal schedule that took the Wildcats from the mid-Atlantic to the West Coast...

Brianna Herlihy has spent the last six years on the Main Line.

Brianna Herlihy Completes Six Year Career

Meghann Morhardt, Co-Sports Editor April 27, 2022

After six years at Villanova, on March 21, with 1:02 on the game clock, trailing Michigan by 16 in the Round of 32, an emotional Brianna Herlihy exited the floor for her final time in a Wildcat uniform....

Jay Wright went 520–197 (.725) during his time at Villanova.

Wright Leaves Lasting Imprint on Villanova

Catherine Browne, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Twenty-one years ago, a young, albeit somewhat experienced man walked onto Villanova University’s basketball court preparing for his first game as head coach. Now, in 2022, the same man has walked off...

John Whooley (above) had all four RBIs in Villanovas win on Saturday

Baseball Hands UConn First Conference Loss

Loghan Hirkey, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Villanova picked up just one win in the Big East showdown against No. 15 UConn this past weekend, dropping its overall record to 15-20-1. On Friday, the ‘Cats lost to the Huskies, 4-1, after going...

Haftu Strintzos set a personal record in the 10,000, finishing in first place out of 31 competitors with a time of 28:34.41.

Men’s T&F Goes to Virginia, Widener

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

It was an action-packed three days for the men’s track and field team as it spent Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Virginia, also sending athletes to Widener on Saturday for the final meets before the...

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