Villanova Women's Basketball 2023 NCAA Tournament Capsule


Villanova Wildcats

Big East (28-6, 17-3)

Big Wins: 11/27 South Florida (72-50), 1/20 at Creighton (73-57)
Bad Losses: 11/26 at Baylor (70-75), 12/18 at Iowa State (62-74)
Coach: Denise Dillon
Probable Starters:
Christina Dalce, Sophomore, Forward, 7.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 2.2 bpg
Maddy Siegrist, Senior, Forward, 28.9 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 1.2 bpg
Lucy Olsen, Sophomore, Guard, 12.3 ppg, 4.4 apg, 4.0 rpg
Maddie Burke, Junior, Guard, 7.5 ppg, 1.6 apg
Brooke Mullin, Senior, Guard, 3.4 ppg, 3.4 apg
Key Role Players:
Megan Olbrys, Freshman, Forward, 2.5 ppg, 1.9 rpg
Kaitlyn Orihel, Sophomore, Guard, 3.0 ppg
Zanai Jones, Sophomore, Guard, 2.1 ppg
Bella Runyan, Junior, Guard, 3.6 ppg, 2.0 apg
By the Numbers:
Scoring Offense: 71.4 (67th in nation, 3rd in conference)
Scoring Defense: 57.7 (35, 2)
Field-Goal Percentage: 44.3 (43, 3)
Field-Goal Defense: 37.1 (44, 2)
Three-Point Field Goals Per Game: 7.0 (87, 4)
Three-Point Field-Goal Percentage: 34.4 (53, 5)
Free-Throw Percentage: 77.3 (28, 3)
Rebound Margin: 1.6 (140, 7)
Assists Per Game: 16.7 (22, 4)
Turnovers Per Game: 10.2 (3, 1)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2022NCAARound of 64 win over BYU
2022NCAARound of 32 loss to Michigan
2021NITFirst Round win over Massachusetts
2021NITSecond Round win over Florida
2021NITThird Round loss to Delaware
2019NITFirst Round win over Old Dominion
2019NITSecond Round loss to West Virginia
2018NCAARound of 64 win over South Dakota State
2018NCAARound of 32 loss to Notre Dame
2016NITFirst Round win over Liberty
2016NITSecond Round loss to Hofstra
2015NITFirst Round win over Maine
2015NITSecond Round win over Old Dominion
2015NITThird Round win over St. John's
2015NITQuarterfinal loss to Virginia
2014NITFirst Round win over Quinnipiac
2014NITSecond Round loss to George Washington
2013NCAARound of 64 loss to Michigan
2012NITFirst Round win over American
2012NITSecond Round win over Illinois State
2012NITThird Round loss to Colorado
2009NCAARound of 64 loss to Utah
2008NITSecond Round win over Wisconsin
2008NITThird Round loss to Colorado
2008NITFirst Round win over American
2006NITFirst Round win over Hofstra
2006NITSecond Round win over Xavier
2006NITThird Round loss to Western Kentucky
2005NITFirst Round loss to Chattanooga
2004NCAARound of 64 win over Mississippi
2004NCAARound of 32 loss to Purdue
*all team stats through 3/2