Wildcats Dominate Big East MatchUp

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.

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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.

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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.

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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