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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...

McKeena Keegan is a six-time Big East champion for the Wildcats.

McKenna Keegan Completes Historic Career

Catherine Browne, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Five years ago, a track star entered the Villanova arena unknowing of the bright future ahead of her. Today, McKenna Keegan reflects on her time competing as a Wildcat on the women's track and field team...

Throughout her career, Angela Giampolo is a three-time All-Big East member.

Angela Giampolo Uses Experience to Lead Softball

Aphrodite Dimopoulos, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Angela Giampolo went to her first college softball game in the seventh grade. She had a friend who played softball for Louisville and, as a New Jersey native, a game against Villanova was the perfect opportunity...

Hausen reaffirmed his commitment to Villanova on Tuesday night.

“3/3”: Brendan Hausen Joins Armstrong, Whitmore In Reaffirming 2022 Commitment

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2022

On Tuesday night, the final Villanova commit of the 2022 class, shooting guard Brendan Hausen, reaffirmed his commitment to the ‘Cats. With the news, all three members of the class maintained their commitments,...

Cam Whitmore was one of two recruits to reaffirm his commitment to Villanova, along with Mark Armstrong. Brendan Hausen is the only recruit yet to decide on maintaining his commitment.

Recruits Cam Whitmore and Mark Armstrong Reaffirm Commitments, Slater to Stay

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2022

After Villanova head coach Jay Wright’s retirement on Wednesday night, questions were asked of the 2022-2023 roster’s composition. Villanova seniors Caleb Daniels and Brandon Slater, both expected...

Jay Wright (above) during this playing time at Bucknell.

Looking Back at Jay Wright’s Time as a Bucknell Point Guard

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer April 23, 2022

If people are asked who Jay Wright is, the answer will most likely reference his Hall of Fame coaching career with his two national championships, four Final Fours, five Big East Tournament championships...

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