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State of the Nova Nation: Pat Tiernan the GOAT, Make-or-Break Weekend in Villanova Athletics, Thanksgiving & More!

Patrick Tiernan upset 3-time cross country champion Edward Cheserek to close out his illustrious, historic Villanova career with a national championship. It was a win-or-go-home weekend for football, men’s soccer, volleyball, who made it out? Updates on men’s and women’s basketball, and we give thanks in the spirit of Thanksgiving.

Top 10 Moments in Villanova Athletics of 2015

With 2016 and New Year’s Eve celebrations just around the corner, we’ll take this time to look back and celebrate the top moments of 2015 in Villanova Athletics.

Week In Review: Road Trippin’ (Week of 11/30)

Every single Villanova team left campus this past weekend to hit the road. Can’t blame them for it though, especially with finals just around the corner. Here are the top stories from this past week: Holy War: Villanova played its first Big Five opponent of the season, heading over to Hagan Arena to play St… Read More ›

‘Nova Volleyball Ousted by Dayton in Four Sets

Villanova played in its first NCAA Tournament game since 1997 late Friday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, their season has come to an end. Villanova and Dayton duked it out through four close sets, with the Flyers coming out on top. Each set was decided by four or less points. Dayton won 21-25, 26-24, 25-23,… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 7

It was a very busy Thanksgiving weekend for Villanova Athletics. Volleyball headed over to Omaha for the Big East Tournament and came out of the weekend with some very exciting news. Men’s Basketball continues to roll, picking up the NIT Season Tip-off title. Women’s Basketball also took home a trophy, winning the Lehigh Christmas City… Read More ›

The ‘Cats Are In! ‘Nova Volleyball Among Field of 64

The Wildcats didn’t get much credit heading into the season. They were originally projected to finished seventh in the Big East – well out of range¬†of the Big East Tournament, and certainly not in NCAA Tournament discussion. “Everyone was really upset about that, we thought we had more to prove,”¬†Amanda Pedersen-Henry said. They took it… Read More ›

Week In Review: Post-Thanksgiving Recovery (Week of 11/23)

While campus was emptied as students flocked home to celebrate Thanksgiving, the three Villanova teams in action this past week had to celebrate it on the road while they participate in some big tournaments. Roller Coaster Ride: The volleyball team had the biggest tournament of them all. The Wildcats were the 2-seed in this year’s… Read More ›

‘Nova Volleyball Loses to Creighton in Big East Tournament Finals

After sweeping Xavier yesterday in the Big East semis, Villanova was rewarded with the tough task of dethroning the defending champion Creighton Bluejays at their own court. The regular season series had been split, with each team taking home a win. Creighton, who was almost upset yesterday by Marquette, made sure to avoid making the… Read More ›

Day One from Omaha: Big East Volleyball Tournament Recap

Four teams entered D.J. Sokol Arena on Friday, and there were to be only two teams left standing at the end of the day.

2015 Big East Volleyball Tournament Primer

The stage is set in Omaha, Nebraska for this weekend’s Big East Tournament on November 27 and 28. Four teams – Creighton, Villanova, Xavier, and Marquette will battle it out for conference supremacy.

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.

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