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.
November 18, 2012
Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Delaware Stadium, Newark, Del. Records: Villanova, 7-3, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association; Delaware, 5-5, 2-5. TV/Radio: The Comcast Network; ESPN-AM (950). Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (28th season at Villanova, 197-119-1); Delaware, K.C. Keeler (11th season at Delaware, 86-51). Series: Villanova leads, 23-21-1. Three things to watch Villanova quarterback John Robertson suffered a concussion in last week's 35-20 win over James Madison.
November 3, 2013
When: Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Where: Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, Va. Records: Villanova (4-4, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association); James Madison (5-3, 2-2). Rankings: Villanova, No. 20 (Sports Network), No. 22 FCS Coaches. JMU, No. 23 FCS Coaches. TV/Radio: CSN/CBS Sports Radio 610-AM. Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (29th season, 202-124-1; overall, 230-142-2). JMU, Mickey Matthews (15th season, 108-68). Series: JMU leads, 11-10.
October 23, 2013 |
Villanova coach Andy Talley believes there is no margin for error if his team is to make a second consecutive trip to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Wildcats are 4-3, and 3-1 in the Colonial Athletic Association with four games remaining. It is possible that Villanova could lose another game and receive a bid. The FCS playoffs grew from 20 to 24 teams this season, and the CAA, among the strongest conferences in the country, is expected to receive three or four bids.