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Photos: Meet The Villanova Fan That Went Viral Last Night

kacie mcdonnell wears a villanova jersey.


One of the national anthem singers at the Final Four went viral last night. Here's who she is.

The NCAA has four students from the four schools - Kansas, Loyola-Chicago, Michigan and Villanova - singing the Star Spangled Banner together.

The Wildcats' singer is Maura Gownley. She's a senior communications major at the school.

"Throughout my undergraduate career, I've completed six internships at companies such as Comcast, QVC, Brian Communications and even the Secretariat for Communications at the Vatican, which all intensified my zeal for the industry. Each position varied in responsibility, making my work experience diverse and well-rounded," she wrote on LinkedIn.

Here's video of the national anthem:

Gownley is a senior Curvey Scholar at Villanova. She will be a class of 2018 graduate.

Gownley had roughly 1,800 followers on Instagram before tonight. That number is likely to increase a decent amount.

Villanova got past Kansas with ease on Saturday night. The Wildcats move on to face Michigan in the national title game.

Tipoff is set for 9:20 p.m. E.T. on Monday. The game will be on TBS.