Monday, March 11, 2013

Nine Villanova Wildcats Garner 11 All-American Honors
Two Each for Emily Lipari & Sam Ellison

Eleven All-American certificates were awarded today to nine Villanova indoor track athletes.  Earning first-team All-American status were the eight members of the men'sand women's DMR squads.  For the men, that's Jordy Williamsz, Sam Ellison, Chris FitzSimons, and Sam McEntee. On the women's side, first-team honors were won for the DMR by Angel Piccirillo, Michaela Wilkins, Nicky Akande, and Emily Lipari.  In addition, second-team All-American status was won by Rob Denault in the mile, Sam Ellison in the 800 meters, and Emily Lipari over 3000 meters.  Adding an additional positive vibe to these awards is the fact that all nine of these individuals have remaining indoor and outdoor eligibility.

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