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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 ›

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 ›

Week In Review: Homecoming Heroes and Heroines (Week of 11/9)

An exciting end for a great week of Villanova Athletics. Here are the main storylines of the week in football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, cross country, and swimming and diving.

Villanova Claws Its Way to Fourth Quarter Victory in Spectacular Defeat of Richmond

Villanova has been the underdog the majority of the season.  Most did not expect today’s game to be this close, nor did they expect Villanova to be in the game at all. Villanova looked different today, but in a good way. The defense was strong  as usual: but the Villanova aerial assault, not the running game, carried the… Read More ›

Week 10 Preview: #9 Richmond Spiders

#9 Richmond comes to town on Saturday afternoon to attempt to crash the Homecoming party. Can Villanova Football win this must-win game?

Watch For It Wednesday: Homecoming and Much, Much More

It’s looking like a packed weekend for Villanova Athletics. Starting on Friday night, there is something going on, whether it be a race (in the case of cross country) or a game, every day through Tuesday. Here is what is coming up this week: Homecoming: The football team hosts its final home game of the season,… Read More ›

2015 FCS Tournament Bracket Announced

Villanova was looking forward to Selection Sunday and by that I don’t mean for March Madness. The football team locked up a first-round bye with their dramatic last-minute win against Delaware. The only thing left was to wait and see where they would land in the bracket. The 10-2 Wildcats boast one of the best offenses… Read More ›

CAA Football Week 11 Round Up and Results

Villanova had a nice bounce back win against Towson in a showdown that took place under the lights of Villanova Stadium. Robertson had four touchdowns; throwing for three and running for another. As for the rest of the CAA?

CAA Football Week 10 Round Up and Results

Villanova wasn’t the only one to suffer a close loss in CAA action this past weekend. Two of the four other conference match ups were decided by a touchdown or less. Here’s how they all did:

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 ›

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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