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The Villanova Wildcats men's lacrosse team represents Villanova University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's lacrosse. The Wildcats were elevated to the varsity level in 1981 after competing as a club sport since 1961.[2]

Villanova Wildcats
Villanova Wildcats logo.svg
Founded1981 (varsity)
UniversityVillanova University
Head coachMichael Corrado
StadiumVillanova Stadium
(capacity: 12,000)
LocationVillanova, Pennsylvania
ConferenceBig East Conference
ColorsNavy Blue and White[1]
         
NCAA Tournament appearances
(3) - 2009, 2011, 2018
Conference Tournament championships
(1) - 2009
Conference regular season championships
(1) - 2013

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HistoryEdit

Villanova currently competes as a member of the Big East Conference and plays their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

Villanova competed as an independent until joining the Colonial Athletic Association in 2002; winning the CAA tournament for their first title in 2009.[3] The fourth-seeded Wildcats were the lowest-seeded champions in conference tournament history but had qualified for conference tournament for the fifth year in a row.[4] Villanova also made their first NCAA tournament appearance in 2009 but lost in the first round to the top-seeded Virginia, 18–6.[5]

Season ResultsEdit

The following is a list of Villanova's results by season as a NCAA Division I program:

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Lee Stevens (Independent) (1981–1982)
1981 Lee Stevens 4-8
1982 Lee Stevens 4-8
Lee Stevens: 8-16
Randy Marks (Independent) (1983–2001)
1983 Randy Marks 7-4
1984 Randy Marks 11-1
1985 Randy Marks 4-8
1986 Randy Marks 8-6
1987 Randy Marks 7-6
1988 Randy Marks 5-8
1989 Randy Marks 9-5
1990 Randy Marks 9-5
1991 Randy Marks 9-5
1992 Randy Marks 7-7
1993 Randy Marks 6-7
1994 Randy Marks 5-8
1995 Randy Marks 6-9
1996 Randy Marks 8-7
1997 Randy Marks 7-7
1998 Randy Marks 6-8
1999 Randy Marks 8-6
2000 Randy Marks 9-5
2001 Randy Marks 8-6
Randy Marks (Colonial Athletic Association) (2002–2006)
2002 Randy Marks 6-8 2-4 5th
2003 Randy Marks 10-5 3-2 3rd
2004 Randy Marks 12-3 4-1 2nd
2005 Randy Marks 7-8 3-2 T-3rd
2006 Randy Marks 5-10 3-3 T-3rd
Randy Marks: 179-152 15-12
Mike Corrado (Colonial Athletic Association) (2007–2009)
2007 Mike Corrado 7-7 2-4 T-4th
2008 Mike Corrado 5-10 3-3 T-3rd
2009 Mike Corrado 11-6 3-3 T-3rd NCAA Division I First Round
Mike Corrado (Big East Conference) (2010–Present)
2010 Mike Corrado 10-5 4-2 3rd
2011 Mike Corrado 11-5 3-3 4th NCAA Division I First Round
2012 Mike Corrado 8-7 4-2 2nd
2013 Mike Corrado 7-8 5-1 T-1st
2014 Mike Corrado 6-10 3-3 T-3rd
2015 Mike Corrado 6-8 1-4 T-4th
2016 Mike Corrado 9-5 3-2 3rd
2017 Mike Corrado 9-6 4-1 2nd
2018 Mike Corrado 10-6 3-2 T-2nd NCAA Division I First Round
2019 Mike Corrado 8-7 3-2 T-2nd
Mike Corrado: 107-90 41-32
Total: 294-258

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Villanova Athletics Identity Standards Guide and Apparel Specifications (PDF). February 4, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  2. ^ BIG EAST Announces the Formation of Men's Lacrosse League for 2010 Season, Villanova University, June 11, 2008.
  3. ^ Villanova claims first CAA title with 10-9 win over Towson Archived May 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine, Inside Lacrosse, May 2, 2009.
  4. ^ Villanova Secures First CAA Men's Lacrosse Title[permanent dead link], National Collegiate Athletic Association, May 3, 2009.
  5. ^ Virginia crushes Villanova, 18–6, faces Hopkins in next round, The Baltimore Sun, May 11, 2009.

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