Wildcats dominate Big East matchup,13-6. Keegan Khan Led the way for the Villanova Wildcats with a 7 goal 2 assist performance in leading the Villanova Wildcats (4-2, 4-2) in a commanding defeat of the Providence Friars (3-6, 2-5) in a Big East matchup.
Khan opened the scoring with 14:05 left in the first and Nova never looked back. Kahn nailed his second nine minutes later followed by Patrick Daly (2g) to make it a 3-0 affair. Khan would net his hat trick before Michael Hughes (1g) stopped the Wildcats run.
Eric Overbay (1g) closed the quarter with Nova in charge, 5-1.
The second quarter would only witness two goals. Daly and Evan McGreen (1g) traded scores to close the half at 6-2. The third was equally low scoring with Matt Campbell (2g,1a) sandwiching a Dan Axelson (1g) marker for Providence that set the stage for a frenetic finish.
A pair from Khan. a single from Colin Crowley (1g) and yet another from Khan blew things open at 12-3. Tim Hinrichs (1g) and Khan exchanged markers before Providence scored twice in the final :10 thanks to Ryan Nawrocki (1g,1a), and as time expired, Nick Shaw (1g) to close the 13-6 score.
Villanova finished with a shot advantage of 45-33 with 24-17 shots on goal. Providence turned the ball over 21 times to 9 and the Friars scooped 28 ground balls to Nova’s 24. Wildcats dominate Big East matchup,13-6.