Field Hockey Minute: Villanova Downed in Nonconference Play

Villanova (6-12, 1-4 BIG EAST) was defeated 3-2 by Penn on Oct. 24. The Wildcats struck first with a goal from sophomore Leah High midway through the first half. Penn charged back with three goals in a row to take a 3-1 lead. Sophomore Jessica Swoboda rallied Villanova on offense with a goal late in the second half, but Penn held on to win. The Wildcats maintained a 21-9 shot advantage against the Quakers.