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St. John’s baseball stars take next step

St. John’s baseball stars take next step

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
June 15, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Just a few days after their St. John’s careers ended earlier than expected in the Big East Tournament, two St. John’s baseball standouts got what many would call a nice consolation prize last week. Seniors Thomas Hackimer and Ty Blankmeyer each had their lifelong dreams come to fruition when ... Read more »

Anna Kim leads Johnnies to fifth place finish in Big East Championship

Anna Kim leads Johnnies to fifth place finish in Big East Championship

William Harris, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports Scroll

The Red Storm Women’s Golf team finished fifth in the Big East Championship at the Dogwood and Magnolia Courses in South Carolina. Senior Anna Kim finished her extraordinary career by placing second in the individual scores. “It’s bittersweet,” Kim said. “I had an amazing time playing for... Read more »

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The first 30 minutes of a St. John’s men’s lacrosse game are intense and typically close, with the team neck and neck with whomever lines up across from them. But while it’s easy to drown in the Red Storm’s early game success, the team’s second half breakdowns are hard to ignore. Saturda... Read more »

Troy Dixon has molded into a valuable bat for St. John’s

Troy Dixon has molded into a valuable bat for St. John’s

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager Emeritus
April 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s continues to have one of the best offenses in the northeast, and they owe it to the program’s ability to smoothly transition players into new roles as they get more experience. The Red Storm lost five different starting position players from last year’s Big East title, yet they remain... Read more »

Men’s golf ends season with third place finish

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports Scroll

For its final showing of the regular season, the men’s golf team traveled to Annapolis, Maryland to compete in the Navy Spring Invitational. The team made an exciting push in the final 18 holes on Sunday to finish in third place and tie its best finish of the season. Saturday was a good start... Read more »

Track shines at Princeton

Brendan Clabby, Contributing Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

The St. John’s women’s track team had a successful weekend at the Larry Ellis and Georgia Tech invites. Head coach Jim Hurt sent 11 student-athletes to the Georgia Tech Invite in Atlanta. Sophomore Maya Stephens was the best sprinter for St. John’s as she finished in second place in two individual... Read more »

Clark and Simon set to make major impact in Queens

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Just a couple of weeks after Christian Jones and Amar Alibegovic announced they would leave the school, effectively wiping away the final pieces from the Steve Lavin era, the St. John’s basketball team gained a couple of highly-prized transfers in Marvin Clark Jr. and Justin Simon. Clark is coming... Read more »

Erratic offense dooms SJU

Erratic offense dooms SJU

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s baseball team (20-16- 1, 5-4) went 1-2 in a BIG EAST weekend series against Xavier University (16-26, 2-3). In game one, the Red Storm rallied for two runs in the eighth inning to register a 4-2 win. Xavier used six home runs to defeat St. John’s, 11-8, in game two. St. John’s... Read more »

Pitching, timely offense spark St. John’s on the road

Pitching, timely offense spark St. John’s on the road

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s softball team picked up some much-needed momentum on the road over the weekend. The Red Storm (23-19) took two of three games on the road in Chicago against the conference-leading DePaul Blue Demons, improving their conference record to an even 7-7 on the year. The series began... Read more »

Defender Connor Lade looking to leave his mark with Red Bulls

Defender Connor Lade looking to leave his mark with Red Bulls

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Never underestimate the power of hard work and the drive to be the best.   In the case of former St. John’s men’s soccer player Connor Lade, his team-first mentality and competitiveness has resulted in an opportunity of a lifetime with the New York Red Bulls. Lade, a 5’5” defender fro... Read more »

Grace Kramer shuts down Providence as Red Storm take two of three

Grace Kramer shuts down Providence as Red Storm take two of three

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Behind a pair of superb pitching performances from junior Grace Kramer, the St. John’s softball team took two out of three from conference opponent Providence College. Kramer was dominant in the bookend matches, going the distance in both games and giving up zero runs. She improved to 12-10 on th... Read more »

Johnnies pitching woes continue in second straight home loss

Johnnies pitching woes continue in second straight home loss

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Emeritus
April 20, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s pitching woes continued, and their offense couldn’t score enough to bail them out. The Red Storm gave up a lead twice, and 10 stranded runners aborted their chances to return the favor, as they dropped Tuesday’s matchup 9-8 at Jack Kaiser Stadium. The Johnnies (19-14-1) walked s... Read more »

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