September 22, 2012
Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Franklin Field Records: Penn (0-1); Villanova (2-1). TV/Radio: CSN; WFIL-AM (560), ESPN-AM (950). Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (28th season, 192-117-1, 220-135-2 overall); Penn, Al Bagnoli (21st season, 136-63, 222-82 overall). Series: Villanova leads, 11-5. Three things to watch Can Penn stop the Villanova running game? In its opening 28-21 loss at Lafayette, Penn allowed the Leopards to average just 2.5 yards per carry. Villanova has averaged 5.5 yards per carry, although sophomore running back Austin Medley won't play because of a hamstring injury.
January 7, 2010
Freshman Laura Sweeney was the only Wildcat to finish in double figures as Villanova suffered a 52-38 loss to host Providence in a women's basketball game last night. The game was the Big East opener for both teams. Sweeney finished with 17 points, shooting 7-for-10 from the field for the Wildcats (10-3, 0-1 Big East.) Chelsea Marandola (15 points) led Providence (10-4, 1-0). Villanova is off until Saturday when it visits Notre Dame. Game time is 2 p.m.
January 31, 2009 |
Buena wide receiver Kenny Miles, who set a South Jersey record with 149 points scored by a non-back, made an oral commitment yesterday to attend Villanova. The 6-foot, 190-pound Miles caught 45 passes for 981 yards and a South Jersey-best 17 receiving touchdowns. Miles, who was an Inquirer first-team all-South Jersey selection, had made an oral commitment to Towson but changed his mind when Villanova offered him a scholarship. "Villanova was his first choice all along, and when they offered today, he accepted," Buena coach Paul Callahan said last night.
October 28, 2005 |
Venus Williams withdrew from the Advanta Championships yesterday as she continued recovering from a left-knee injury, according to an event representative. Williams' withdrawal was offset by the addition of the defending Advanta champion, Amelie Mauresmo of France, and Elena Dementieva of Russia. The tournament will take place next week at the Pavilion at Villanova, and will be some players' last chance to qualify for the WTA championships, to be held next month in Los Angeles.
November 15, 2011
When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Where: The Pavilion. TV/radio: ESPN3.com; WNTP 990 AM LaSalle: Tyreek Duren had 17 points and six assists against Lafayette. Ramon Galloway will miss the game because of a concussion suffered against Lafayette. Villanova : The Wildcats beat Monmouth, 106-70 , in their opener as Dominic Cheek scored a career-high 27 points and Mouph Yarou had 24 points and 10 rebounds.
January 12, 2012 |
Haddonfield senior Carolynn Clark has committed to attend Villanova on a field hockey scholarship. Clark led Haddonfield to a 22-2 record and the South Jersey Group 2 title last season. The Bulldogs were 16-0 in Colonial Conference play. Contact staff writer Phil Anastasia at 856-779-3223, firstname.lastname@example.org , or @PhilAnastasia on Twitter. Read his blog, "Jersey Side Sports," at www.philly.com/jerseysidesports
December 12, 2007
Travis Poston, a dominant offensive lineman for Hatboro-Horsham, made an oral commitment to Villanova yesterday. "I like the campus, the academics, the football program," he said. "Coach [Mark] Ferrante, the offensive line coach, really recruited me hard. " The 6-foot-6, 300-pound Poston also had a scholarship offer from Temple. He canceled a scheduled visit to Massachusetts next weekend.
September 7, 2013
When: Saturday at 6 p.m. Where: Jack Coffey Field, New York Records: Villanova, 0-1; Fordham, 1-0. Radio: WIP-AM (610) Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (29th season, 198-121-1; overall 34th season, 226-139-2); Fordham, Joe Moorhead (2d season, 7-5). Series: Villanova leads, 20-4-3. Last time: Villanova won, 28-13, last season at home. Three Things to Watch Villanova committed four turnovers in last week's opening 24-14 loss to Boston College. Quarterback John Robertson, who threw two interceptions, seemed to be forcing the action instead of letting things develop, and he will need to make better decisions instead of always looking to run the ball.