Call me crazy, but the NFL Playoffs don't mean much to me. I grew up a Redskins fan so it's been a long time since I really had anything invested in football in January. So, for me, I'm ready for the heart of the conference season - and more specifically, I'm excited for some really good
On Saturday, our women's team, tabbed 24/18 in the national polls, will host
If you haven't heard about her yet, you may want to keep an eye out for our hotshot frosh Sugar Rodgers (that's pronounced "Sugah") and her play on the court has been nothing shy of sweet. Let's not forget Moni who has had an incredible season and has become a great leader on this team. And I can't blog about women's hoops and not mention my bestie, Dri - I was lucky enough for her to come find me in the stands to say hello after Tuesday's win over
Sunday marks a huge BIG EAST men's hoops rivalry in a very important year. Last year,
And to end this blog with some fun facts - here's what I like to call the 'Cat Connection ... the man who hired me as an intern way back in July 2005 is Kevin Rieder - he no longer works here but his alma mater was Villanova and he's a big fan of the Wildcats. Additionally our women's basketball SID Barbara Jonas once interned at Villanova right around the same time I was interning here. Our first-ever field hockey events as SIDs were against each other ... Barb and the Wildcats won 7-1 that day.
* Last minute addition to the 'Cat Connection - David Berman, current Assistant Director of Media Relations at Villanova, interviewed for the internships at Georgetown and Villanova in 2004. Offers were extended from both departments and Berman ended up as a Wildcat. There's also a rumor that as an SID, Berman is nearing his 1,000th game (what a nerd).