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SJU tennis back in action at Princeton

SJU tennis back in action at Princeton

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s tennis team opened up their 2016 season with notable singles and doubles performances at the Ivy-Plus Invitational, hosted by Princeton University over this past weekend. “Overall we had a good weekend against a lot of high-level competition. I feel our results were good... Read more »

Women’s soccer tops Seton Hall, 1-0

Women’s soccer tops Seton Hall, 1-0

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s University women’s soccer team kicked off Big East play with a 1-0 win over Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey this past Saturday. After nearly 70 minutes of scoreless play, sophomore Anna Maria Baldursdottir scored after a foul was called on Seton Hall in the box.... Read more »

Red Storm drops Big East openers over weekend

Red Storm drops Big East openers over weekend

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball

The St. John’s volleyball team began Big East play with consecutive four-set losses to Xavier and Butler. Friday night’s game against the Musketeers was the Johnnies’ first match at Carnesecca Arena in nearly three weeks. They went 4-4 over their past eight matches, which included trips to t... Read more »

Dribble for the Cure raises record breaking numbers

Dribble for the Cure raises record breaking numbers

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

For the second straight year, St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball programs raised $100,000 for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation by hosting the sixth annual Dribble for the Cure fundraiser on Saturday morning. This year, the Johnnies raised a record breaking $105,000, increasing the t... Read more »

Women’s golf impresses in Dartmouth

Anna Kulesa, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s women’s golf team continued their impressive start to the season with a second place finish at the two-day Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday and Sunday in Hanover, New Hampshire. The women finished with a score of eight-over 296 on Sunday. Sophomore Kristy Beckwith and Freshman Li... Read more »

CJ Nitkowski: From Major League star to media sensation

CJ Nitkowski: From Major League star to media sensation

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
September 28, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Home Scroll, Sports, Sports Scroll

Former St. John’s baseball pitching star C.J. Nitkowski has been proudly representing his school for nearly two decades. After 17 years in professional baseball, both in the major leagues and overseas, Nitkowski has now gracefully moved on to a career in sports media. However, before finding himself in the spotl... Read more »

Red Storm kick-off conference play with draw against Marquette

Red Storm kick-off conference play with draw against Marquette

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

For the second consecutive season, the St. John’s men’s soccer team began Big East Conference play with a 0-0 draw against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With the draw, the Johnnies’ season record went to 3-1-2. They still have an undefeated record against unranked opponents... Read more »

St. John’s finishes 1-2 in West Point Invitational

St. John’s finishes 1-2 in West Point Invitational

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball

St John's had up and down showing at the West Point Invitational this past weekend. They lost to Albany, 3-1 (23-25, 20-25, 25-14, 13-25), and UConn, 3-2 (17-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-15, 13-15), but defeated Delaware State, 3-0, (25-9, 25-12, 27-25). The Red Storm comeback fell short against Albany. The... Read more »

St. John’s takes home title at Inaugural NYIT Invitational

St. John’s takes home title at Inaugural NYIT Invitational

Nicholas McCreven, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s cross country team headed over to Old Westbury for the first NYIT Invite this past weekend and came away with the top four individual placers. Sophomore Antonia Howard placed first overall at the meet with a 5K time of 19:26.56. The following three runners were all Johnnies: Melissa... Read more »

Women’s golf grabs third at Rutgers

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports Scroll

In Piscataway, New Jersey, the St. John's women’s golf team finished third in their first action of the season. The team moved up three spots from sixth place on the second day of the Rutgers Invitational. This move was fueled by the strong finishing performances of sophomore Kirsty Beckwith and f... Read more »

Connors powers St. John’s over La Salle

Connors powers St. John’s over La Salle

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s women’s soccer team closed out non-conference play with a 1-0 victory over La Salle, the Red Storm’s tenth straight home win. Junior Shea Connors scored the deciding goal with just 8:57 left in regulation, taking a pass from sophomore Lucy Whipp and sneaking the ball into the... Read more »

Poulin leads SJU out west

Poulin leads SJU out west

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s women’s soccer team suffered its first loss in the final game of the Nike Portland Invitational on September 11, losing to the Portland Pilots (4-1-2) 2-1. This ended the second-longest undefeated streak in school history with seven games. The seven-game winning streak to open the seas... Read more »

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