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Tag: Kevin Monangai

Wildcats Lose Close One Against Richmond, 10-9

There was something strange about today’s game. Both teams didn’t look right, as if they were still sporting Halloween costumes because they just weren’t themselves. Today’s game featured two high powered offenses facing off against each other. However, at the end of the first half, there were more turnovers by both teams than combined points…. 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Week 7 Preview: Rhode Island Rams

#5 Villanova Wildcats (4-1) vs. Rhode Island (0-5) When: Saturday, October 11, 1 p.m. Where: Villanova Stadium Coverage: N/A Rhode Island’s Previous Season Record: 3-9 Key Players for Rhode Island: #7 Mack Lowrie (6-4, 225) Fr., QB; #27 Lyle McCombs (5-8, 171) Sr., RB; #10 Andrew Bose (6-2, 232) Sr., LB; #21 Tim Wienclaw (6-1,… Read More ›

Villanova Falls Short in Great Fight Against Syracuse

From the opening kickoff, Villanova made it apparent that they weren’t underdogs. Offensively and defensively, they proved that they were able to hang with the FBS team from the ACC. In the first drive, Villanova’s offense showed glimpses of success. Slowly but surely, they were able to methodically move the ball down the field before ultimately having… 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 ›

Resurgent Victory for Nova Football at Rhode Island

It was a day of records and milestones for the Villanova football team today. They hit the road to Rhode Island where they ruined the Senior Day festivities for the Rams. The Wildcats won 45-0. Villanova posted its first shutout victory since 2010, when they played Lehigh and won 35-0. John Robertson broke the record… Read More ›

Week 11 Preview: Nova Football Goes to Rhode Island

Villanova Wildcats vs. Rhode Island When: Saturday, November 9, 2013, 12:30 pm Where: Kingston, RI Rhode Island Season Record: 3-7, 2-4 CAA Results/Record vs. Similar Opponents: 0-4 Lost to Fordham (51-26) Lost to Stony Brook (24-0) Lost to William & Mary (20-0) Lost to New Hampshire (59-19) Plays Maine on Nov. 16 Key Players for Rhode… 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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