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Student 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.

2019-2020 SAAC Representatives

Baseball
Cameron Mathes
Dominic Sarro

Cheerleading
Kiel Kittleson
Madison Puelo

Field Hockey
Nikki Pearce
Ashley Thomas

Football
Joey D'Antonio
Keeling Hunter
Michael Taylor
Zac Kerxton

Golf
Reb Banas
Matt Davis

Men's Basketball
Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree
Colin Gillespie
Jermaine Samuels

Men's Lacrosse
Zack Ornstein
Matt Webster

Men's Soccer
Richie Schlentz
Tommy Nealon

Men's Swimming
Michael Ackert
Michael Perra
Will Ritchie

Men's Tennis
Stefan Agustin Suarez
Tommy Mulfer

Men's Track & Field/Cross Country
Richie Bush
Jacob Kelly
Billy Loewen
Alex Telma

Softball
Becky Ducar
Caroline Jones

Volleyball
Emily Curtis
Emma Decker

Water Polo
Paris Huffman
Kate Murray

Women's Basketball
Kelly Jekot
Cameron Onken

Women's Lacrosse
Sydney Frank
Kelsey Mentzer

Women's Rowing
Valerie Burke
Cecilia Spesia

Women's Soccer
Claire Fell
Connor Huggins

Women's Swimming
Abbey Berloco
Micaela Grassi

Women's Tennis
Lexi DeNucci
Sabina Grigorian

Women's Track & Field/Cross Country
Danielle Burns
McKenna Keegan
Sarah Jones

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

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