The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

Month: October 2014

Week 10 Preview: #14 Richmond Spiders

#3 Villanova Wildcats (7-1) vs. #14 Richmond Spiders (6-2) When: Saturday, November 1, 12 p.m. Where: E. Claiborne Robins Stadium, Richmond, VA Coverage: Comcast Sportsnet Richmond’s Previous Season Record: 6-6 Key Players for Richmond: #2 Michael Rocco (6-3, 228) Sr., QB; #1 Jacobi Green (5-9, 192) Jr., RB; #4 Seth Fisher (6-2, 232) Jr., RB; #24 Aaron Roane (6-1, 230)… Read More ›

CAA Football Week 9 Round Up and Results

The college football season is starting to wind down and every game slowly becomes more and more important as we come closer to the homestretch. There are a few teams that are possibly in the playoff hunt, Villanova did their job by beating Morgan State 48-28 to improve to 7-1. As for the rest of the CAA?… Read More ›

Nova Defeats Morgan State on Homecoming Day

Villanova hasn’t won a Homecoming Game since 2010, when they beat James Madison in an intense 14-7 game. This time around, the game wouldn’t be so close… at least until the second half.

Hoops Mania 2014!

Villanova held it’s annual big basketball event to kickoff the season. It started with an introduction to the football team, getting the crowd pumped and inviting them to come to tomorrow’s Homecoming game against Morgan State at 3:30 p.m. Kevin Monangai rallied the troops and the audience before turning it over to the women’s basketball… Read More ›

Week 9 Preview: Morgan State Bears

#4 Villanova Wildcats (6-1) vs. Morgan State Bears (4-3)  When: Saturday, October 25, 3:30 p.m. Where: Villanova Stadium Coverage: N/A Morgan State’s Previous Record: 5-7 Key Players for Morgan State: #3 Herb Walker Jr. (5-8, 180) Fr., RB; #15 Robert Council (6-4, 215) Sr., QB; #1 Orlando Johnson (5-8, 150) Fr., WR/KR; #55 Christopher Robinson (6-2, 220) Sr., DE; #5… Read More ›

CAA Football Week 8 Round Up and Results

Villanova’s big win wasn’t the only exciting game from this past weekend. There were a few other great games around the CAA. Here’s how everyone did in Week 8 action:

Robertson, Villanova Stuns William & Mary at Zable Stadium

Villanova’s offense was everything it was supposed to be. The Wildcats came into Williamsburg and started with the opening drive of the game. They methodically moved the ball downfield without a problem and capped off the drive with a touchdown. John Robertson connected with Kevin Monangai on a tricky shovel pass for a five yard touchdown to start off… Read More ›

Week 8 Preview: #18 William & Mary Tribe

#4 Villanova Wildcats (5-1) vs. #18 William & Mary Tribe (4-2) When: Saturday, October 18, 3:30 p.m. Where: Walter J. Zable Stadium, Williamsburg, VA Coverage: N/A William & Mary’s Previous Season Record: 7-5 Key Players for William & Mary: #7 Mikal Abdul-Saboor (5-11, 175) Jr., RB; #3 Tre McBride (6-2, 205) Sr., WR/KR/PR; #95 Mike Reilly (6-4, 265) Sr., DE; #50 Luke… Read More ›

CAA Football Week 7 Round Up and Results

There were a number of fairly one-sided games in the CAA this past weekend, including Villanova’s 44-21 win over Rhode Island. Here’s a quick rundown of the rest of the CAA action: 

Villanova Wins Fifth Straight Game, Beats Rhode Island 44-21

While many students headed home for Fall Break, Villanova football continued to work hard in preparation for their game today against Rhode Island. In the wet, overcast conditions, Villanova put up another dominant performance at home. The Rams came hobbling in with a record of 0-5 and they leave once again without a win. The… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.


October 2014