'Piccolo girl' announces retirement after Villanova victory
A year after she went viral crying watching Villanova fall to NC State, Piccolo Girl a.k.a Roxanne Chalifoux is celebrating her team's championship.
Piccolo girl, theVillanovaUniversity marching band player who went viral after she was caught weeping while watching her team lose to North Carolina State in 2015, has announced her "retirement" after Villanova's Monday night win over University of North Carolina.
"Oh what a difference a year makes," wrote "Piccolo Girl,"whose real name is Roxanne Chalifoux, on Twitter, after watching Villanova's nerve-tinglingwinning basket.
"I want to thank everyone for their kindness and support throughout these crazy basketball seasons. 'piccolo girl'can officially retire," she later tweeted.
oh what a difference a year makes✌️ pic.twitter.com/ata7RCkNjL— Roxanne Chalifoux (@roxiechalifoxie) April 5, 2016
the creativity of people is amazing pic.twitter.com/mGhtFUklAA— Roxanne Chalifoux (@roxiechalifoxie) April 5, 2016
I want to thank everyone for their kindness and support throughout these crazy basketball seasons. "piccolo girl" can officially retire✌️— Roxanne Chalifoux (@roxiechalifoxie) April 5, 2016
Piccolo Girl wasfeatured on The Jimmy Fallon Show and celebrated widely for her tear-streaked face demonstrating the emotion of Villanova's last, failed attempt at an NCAA championship.