The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

Tag: Emma Pettit

‘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 ›

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.

Watch For It Wednesday: Gobble, Gobble!

With most of campus cleared out for the Thanksgiving weekend, athletics beats on. Here are the different things you can look forward to this weekend while you’re eating some turkey, Black Friday shopping, or recovering from the busy next few days. Back to Brooklyn: The men’s basketball team is going back to the Barclays Center… Read More ›

Week In Review: The Pre-Thanksgiving Edition (Week of 11/16)

Villanova University just finished its last full week before the Thanksgiving weekend break. Here are some of the main stories from this past week: Hanging With The Champ: On Saturday, the men’s and women’s cross country teams raced at the NCAA National Championships in Louisville, Ky. Patrick Tiernan found himself toe-to-toe with the two-time defending champion Edward… Read More ›

‘Nova Volleyball Sweeps St. John’s on Senior Night

For Villanova, seven is far from a lucky number. Heading into the season, the Wildcats were projected to finish seventh in the Big East. “Before preseason started, we taped sevens all over the locker room,” senior setter Emma Pettit said. “It was a constant reminder that we have all this untapped potential that we’re ready to… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 5

In this episode, we recap the big upset win at this year’s homecoming football game. We also look at the highly anticipated men’s basketball season opener and volleyball team continues to roll. Unfortunately there is no weekly conversation this week, but we compensate by removing the commercials this time! (Not that you could have skipped… 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.

Archives

December 2019
S M T W T F S
« Oct    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031