SStudent Athletic Advisory Committee - SAAC

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was formed in the fall of 1993 for the purpose of recognizing the student-athlete in the fields of academics and athletics. Also, it aims to implement programs that will promote a positive image of intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete. Most importantly, SAAC gives the student-athlete a voice in the administration of the Athletics Department.

The SAAC meets once a month to discuss issues pertinent to the student-athlete. The members of the committee are the liaisons between their team members and the administration. This committee is very important to the welfare and experience of the student-athlete.

2014-2015 SAAC Representatives

Baseball
Max Beerman
Manny Morris

Cheerleading
Maggie Cacchione
Christine Bianchi

Field Hockey
Lauren Wilson
Andrea Conte

Football
Kevin Monangai
Christopher Gough
Don Cherry
Lincoln Collins

Golf
Scott Miller
Lucas Trim

Men's Basketball
Henry Lowe
Patrick Farrell
Dylan Ennis

Men's Lacrosse
Michael Tsiang
JP Campbell

Men's Soccer
Michael Manta
Sean Sheridan

Men's Swimming
Murphy Smith
Jason Moyer

Men's Tennis
Joseph Monaldo
Kelly Donaldson

Men's Track & Field
Rob Denault
Aaron Sandifer
Kevin Corbusier
Patrick Tiernan

Softball
Shea Palmer 
Sierra McConnell

Volleyball
Michaela Berendt
Michelle Adams

Water Polo
Callan Edwards
Julie Conrath

Women's Basketball
Emily Leer 
Taylor Holeman

Women's Lacrosse
MJ White
Elise Bendinelli 
Chelsey Henderson

Women's Rowing
Alanna McCloy
Katrina Bertrand
Caroline McCaughey

Women's Soccer
Amanda Penkrot 
Callie Duliba

Women's Swimming
Sarah Jurek 
Katrin Heider

Women's Tennis
Connor Brewer
Linley Busby

Women's Track & Field
Kristen Erikson
Virginia LaMacchia 
Anne Yahiro
Caitlin Bungo

For more information about SAAC please contact the Director of Student-Athlete Development, Allison Venella at allison.venella@villanova.edu.