The Jake Nevin Field House is the main center of athletic activity on campus. It was built in 1932 and renamed in 1985 after longtime Villanova athletic trainer Jake Nevin. It is home to the office of the Athletic Director, coach's offices, Ticketing, Marketing and Promotions, Media Relations, The Block V Club, Athletic Training and Equipment. The Jake Nevin Field House serves as the home court for the volleyball team and is also used for intramurals and recreation.
The Jake Nevin Field House (originally known as the Villanova Field House) is an arena located at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The arena, built in 1932, is the former home of the Villanova men's basketball program prior to the construction of the venue now known as Finneran Pavilion in 1986.
The John "Jake" Nevin Field House. 1932-1986, 2017. Officially opened on April 1, 1932 as the Villanova Field House, the venue was renamed to honor long-time Wildcats' athletic trainer John "Jake" Nevin on Nov. 22, 1985. The building served as a Wildcats' home court from 1932-86. Among the great teams to have called the Field House home were ...
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Will Call is open 90 min prior to Football games and 60 min prior to the start of the basketball games. What are the parking options at Jake Nevin Fieldhouse? General Parking Parking is located in the Main Lot at the intersection of Lancaster Ave and Ithan Ave.
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The Wildcats played home games in both the Villanova Field House and the Palestra until 1986. Al Severance era (1936–1961) Al Severance coached Villanova for 25 seasons, from 1936 to 1961. It was under Severance's leadership that Villanova's basketball program rose to prominence. Severance compiled a 413–201 record (.673).
Inspired by the ghosts of Villanova past, the Wildcats put on a memorable performance in the program’s first game at Jake Nevin Field House since 1986, rolling to a 90-62 win over Penn (see observations). But it was only after the final horn sounded and they walked off the court at the old “Cat House” that they could enjoy it.
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