Villanova Wildcats men's lacrosse

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Villanova Wildcats
Villanova Wildcats Logo.svg
Founded 1981 (varsity)
University Villanova University
Conference Big East Conference
Location Villanova, Pennsylvania
Coach Michael Corrado
Stadium Villanova Stadium
(capacity: 12,000)
Colors Blue and white
NCAA Tournament Appearances
2009, 2011
Conference Tournament Champions

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.[1] Villanova currently competes as a member of the Big East Conference and plays their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.[2] 2009 Villanova Men's Lacrosse Quick Facts (PDF), Villanova University, retrieved May 14, 2009.</ref> 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]

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