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Sandra Udboi selected to the Allstate WBCA Good Works team

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Sandra Udobi, a redshirt senior on St. John's women basketball team, was named to the 2017 Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Team on Feb. 14. The WBCA awards student-athletes (college basketball) for their outstanding community service. "We are extremely proud of... Read more »

St. John’s tops Seton Hall, 78-70

St. John’s tops Seton Hall, 78-70

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
February 12, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Believe it or not, after 13 games of Big East play, the St. John's Red Storm have somehow snuck their way into the top half of the conference standings. St. John's (12-14, 6-7) picked up its sixth win in conference play on Feb. 11 with a 78-70 victory over Seton Hall at Madison Square Garden. The... Read more »

St. John’s women’s track finishes fourth in Villanova Open

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

St. John’s Women’s Track took home fourth place at the Villanova Open, held at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Facility in Staten Island, N.Y. Maya Stephens led her team during another dominant performance, she pulled in her fourth-consecutive 200-meter dash win. Adriana Wright also made a stat... Read more »

St. John’s women’s tennis wins first two matches

Anna Kulesa, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Tennis

The St. John’s women’s tennis team opened their season with two victories in a doubleheader against Fairfield and NJIT on Friday. The women defeated Fairfield 7-0 at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Freshman Jessica Livianu, who is ranked 43rd, defeated Fairfield’s Sarah Stuh... Read more »

Red Storm win two over the weekend

Red Storm win two over the weekend

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team played two home games over three days this past weekend, one on Friday at Carnesecca Arena and one on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Friday night’s matchup was against Big East rival Butler and the Red Storm picked up a 62-55 victory. Jade Walker and Aaliya... Read more »

St. John’s falls to hobbled Xavier, 82-77

St. John’s falls to hobbled Xavier, 82-77

Dylan Hornik, Assistant Sports Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Mixed emotions emanated from the press conference room at Madison Square Garden Sunday evening. St. John’s head coach Chris Mullin remained upbeat even after his team squandered a potential upset, losing to no. 24/22 Xavier 82-77. “[Xavier is] one of the top-25 teams in the country and they had us ... Read more »

St. John’s holds fencing invitational

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under fencing, Sports, Sports Scroll

  Penn State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Harvard, and two-time defending national champion Columbia came to Taffner Fieldhouse this Saturday for the St. John’s Fencing Invitational. The Red Storm men tied for first place after going 3-2 in all, taking down Harvard, Notre Dame, and Columbia.... Read more »

Women’s track impresses in Pennsylvania

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

Over the weekend, the St. John’s Women’s Track team competed alongside seven other teams in the Penn 8-Team Select. The meet was held at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Complex and the University of Pennsylvania hosted. Along with Penn the Johnnies faced off against Wagner, Stony Brook, Iona, Ma... Read more »

Walker’s milestone highlights women’s basketball break

Walker’s milestone highlights women’s basketball break

Dylan Hornik, Assistant Sports Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

Just over a month ago, the St. John’s student body left the anonymity of their dorms, put their MetroCards down and tossed their car keys away, content to spend the next five weeks resting at home after an arduous fall semester. For the women’s basketball team, though, the work had just begun.... Read more »

Up and down winter break for men’s basketball

Up and down winter break for men’s basketball

Derrell Bouknight, Assistant Sports Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John's 93, Syracuse 60, Dec. 21 More than a year after St. John’s upset former Big East rival Syracuse in front of a full capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden, Chris Mullin’s team once again found themselves as the underdog four days before Christmas. For 40 minutes, the Red Storm dominat... Read more »

Naclerio’s unique path to basketball history

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s alum Ron Naclerio knows a thing or two about winning. In fact, he probably knows around 758 things about winning. Naclerio, a graduate of St. John’s in 1979, has coached basketball at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Bayside, NY for 36 years and counting. In that time, he’s bec... Read more »

Missed opportunities spoil St. John’s upset bid against Villanova

Missed opportunities spoil St. John’s upset bid against Villanova

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
January 15, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Home Scroll, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Since the start of the Chris Mullin era in Queens, St. John's players, coaches and even fans have preached the ongoing "process" of rebuilding the Red Storm into the national power that they once were. Well, that process missed a golden opportunity to take a major step forward on Jan. 14. St.... Read more »

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