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‘Nova Football’s Season Comes to an End in Heartbreaking Loss to South Dakota State, 10-7

With 1:21 left in the fourth quarter, redshirt freshman kicker Chase Vinatieri kicked a 40-yard field goal to give South Dakota State the 10-7 victory over Villanova. When the football left the foot of the nephew of Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, the ball looked like it was going to hit the right field goal post and… 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.

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 6

In our last episode before Thanksgiving, we wrap up the regular seasons for both the football and volleyball teams. Coach Andy Talley was able to join us for our weekly conversation, where he shared with us his reflections on the season, thoughts on John Robertson and Zach Bednarczyk, as well as where the team goes moving forward…. Read More ›

A Fan’s Reaction to the Homecoming Game vs. Richmond

Never count this team out. For weeks the demise of Villanova football has been spoken from fans and pundits alike. Eulogies for Villanova’s playoff hopes rang out from the Stadium to fan blogs across the internet (myself, admittedly, one such eulogizer). Yet on Saturday night, Villanova football reminded us all that this season is far… Read More ›

Defense, Running Game Shine in the Routing of the Rams

Smash mouth football was the name of the game for the Wildcats this afternoon. They came out and smacked around a weak Rams team from kickoff to the closing minutes. The game started strong for the ‘Cats, as with 5:53 to go in the first, quarterback Zach Bednarczyk would run it in from four yards out… Read More ›

A Fan’s Reaction to the William & Mary Game

Where to begin? Villanova has lost yet again at home in ugly fashion, and I’m as confused as I was on my Political Theory midterm last week. It’s difficult not to be negative looking forward after what we witnessed at Villanova Stadium. As Coach Andy Talley made clear after the game, this team is not… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: The Pope’s In Town

Campus may be shutting down, Philadelphia might be busy, but Villanova sports beats on. With the papal visit, comes lots of excitement and traffic. Regardless, the Wildcats continue on, here are the upcoming games and events to look forward to.

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.

Wildcats Earn Tough 14-7 Victory Over Rams

In a game that featured two teams known for their offensive prowess, a defensive showdown was definitely unexpected. Fans were treated to a nice surprise, as both defenses set the tone for a gritty, hard-nosed game. Villanova was off to a quick start. After forcing a Fordham three-and-out in the opening drive of the game,… 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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