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.
April 3, 1992 |
Manhattan coach Steve Lappas was not about to wait by the phone for Villanova to contact him. He has taken the initiative and applied for the head coaching position there. Lappas, who served as an assistant under Rollie Massimino from 1984-88, is credited with turning the once-struggling Manhattan program into a contender in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. This season, Lappas coached the Jaspers to the finals of the MAAC Tournament, where they lost to La Salle, and then to the quarterfinals of the NIT. Manhattan finished the season 25-9.