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Villanova Closes Regular Season with 41-10 Win in Battle of the Blue

After a tough loss on senior day, the Wildcats bounced back on Saturday with a win against arch-rival Delaware, beating the Blue Hens 41-10 in the regular season-ending Battle of the Blue. The win was much-needed in order to give Villanova any shot of making the FCS playoffs. The team is hoping to send off… Read More ›

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.

Bednarczyk Leads Fourth Quarter Rally Against Delaware

The game against Delaware was predicted to be a slug-fest.  It was predicted to be a game where grit and toughness would endure over mere strategy and play-calling. Just like in years past, grit endured. In the fourth quarter, star quarterback John Robertson went down with what is believed to be a PCL tear at first glance. Up… Read More ›

Week 3 Preview: Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens

Villanova hasn’t lost to Delaware since 2011, but the Blue Hens have taken the Wildcats right down to the wire in the last two meetings. Here’s what to expect for this Parents’ Weekend/Battle of the Blue Game.

Watch For It Wednesday: The Parents are Coming

With another parents’ weekend on its way, we take a look forward to a loaded week ahead. Game Hens: Villanova football looks to build off an impressive road victory against Fordham, when they face up against CAA rival Delaware Blue Hens. Villanova comes into this game ranked #6 in the FCS as they start their brutal… Read More ›

Beat Delaware Week: “Battle of the Blue” History/Preview

The 47th installment of the “Battle of the Blue” rivalry is taking place this weekend. This rivalry between Villanova and Delaware dates back as far as 1895, where Delaware would win the first ever matchup between the two teams. Villanova would get its revenge the year after. The two teams played annually from 1964 to… 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.

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