Two St. John’s stars ready to take the next step

Two St. John’s stars ready to take the next step

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

After seven combined seasons in Queens, four combined All-Big East First team selections and 3,000 plus combined points, St. John’s women’s basketball stars Aliyyah Handford and Danaejah Grant have added another remarkable achievement to their resumes. Handford was selected in the third round, 27... Read more »

Red Storm continues rivalry dominance

Red Storm continues rivalry dominance

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Tennis

In the penultimate matchup of the season, the St. John’s women’s tennis team earned its seventh sweep of the season after blanking Fordham 7-0. The Red Storm has now won five-straight matches and eight of its past 10. The top doubles team, consisting of juniors Natallia Vavulina and Anna Morozova, g... Read more »

St. John’s earns second at Princeton Outdoor Meet

St. John’s earns second at Princeton Outdoor Meet

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

This past weekend the St. John’s University track and field took second place at the 2016 Princeton Outdoor Meet. The Red Storm collected a total of 89 points with six event victories and 13 total scoring finishes. Graduate student Claire Mooney broke school­ record in the 800­ meter race with... Read more »

Johnnies battle snow in loss at Denver

Johnnies battle snow in loss at Denver

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

After dropping their Big East home opener last weekend against the Marquette Golden Eagles, the St. John’s men’s lacrosse team traveled to Colorado on Saturday seeking their second win of the season in a matchup with the defending NCAA champion Denver Pioneers (10-1, 3-0). In addition to facing... Read more »

Baseball takes two against Villanova

Baseball takes two against Villanova

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s baseball team won its second straight series to open up Big East play, as the Red Storm won two of three on the road at Villanova over the weekend. The Red Storm (19-13-1) rebounded from a 7-2 series opening loss on Friday to take the next two games of the series, winning 6-1 on... Read more »

Kramer, Murray blank St. Peter’s in doubleheader

Kramer, Murray blank St. Peter’s in doubleheader

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Two superb pitching performances led the St. John’s women’s softball team to a doubleheader sweep of St. Peter’s on Wednesday, April 6. The Red Storm, who snapped a three-game losing streak, won game one 8-0 and dominated the Peacocks in the second showdown of the day 6-0. Grace Kramer was ma... Read more »

St. John’s downed by Columbia, seven game win streak snapped

St. John’s downed by Columbia, seven game win streak snapped

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s baseball team saw its seven-game winning streak snap with a 4-1 loss to Columbia University on Wednesday. Columbia used nine pitchers to allow one run on seven hits. Freshman Josh Shaw finished 2-for-4, while senior Ty Blankmeyer was 1-for-1 with a double, a walk and the lone run... Read more »

Amar Alibegovic, Christian Jones depart from Queens

Amar Alibegovic, Christian Jones depart from Queens

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

In a matter of a week, the final two holdovers from the Steve Lavin era have moved on from the St. John’s program. Sophomore forward Amar Alibegovic has decided to transfer, while redshirt junior Christian Jones has opted to explore his options at the professional level and on the graduate transfer... Read more »

Marquette Upends St. John’s Lacrosse

Marquette Upends St. John’s Lacrosse

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

When Andy DeMichiei scored the first of five consecutive second half goals for Marquette, the assembly of Golden Eagles fans who watched their team fall behind 6-4 during the first 30 minutes rejoiced loudly from the rain-protected garage behind DaSilva Memorial Field. They watched as Marquette came... Read more »

SJU Wins First at Metro Championships

SJU Wins First at Metro Championships

William Harris, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

The Red Storm women’s track and field team won first place out of 13 teams on Saturday, April 9 at the 2016 Outdoor Metropolitan Championships at Rutgers University. Their last first place finish in this event came three years ago in 2013. In day one of the two day event, Sophomore Nyla Woods... Read more »

St. John’s earns first Big East home win

St. John’s earns first Big East home win

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Softball split its doubleheader against Butler this weekend at St. John’s. Both games were scheduled for Saturday, but rain held them off until Sunday. Game one started on Saturday with a scoreless first inning, but the Johnnies scored two runs in the second inning to take the lead early. St.... Read more »

Baseball splits Big East opening series

Baseball splits Big East opening series

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager Emeritus
April 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

It was not the perfect opening to conference play, but St. John’s still pulled it off in the end. The reigning Big East baseball champions shook off an opening loss with a pair of late rallies as they took two out of three this weekend against Georgetown in the first conference series of the season. After... Read more »