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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 »

Why cardio isn’t working and women shouldn’t be afraid to lift weights

Param Yonzon, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

I used to run five to six miles every other day in high school. I used to be teased by many upperclassmen starting in the eighth grade. They kept telling me, “Weight room, kid! You need to hit it.” Most of my soccer career, I’ve been told I was too skinny - even from the girls I dated. Fun f... 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 »

SJU Volleyball wins two in California

SJU Volleyball wins two in California

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The St. John’s women’s volleyball team went on the road to play three matches in two days at the San Francisco Challenge. Friday, they faced off against San Francisco in their opening match and pulled in an impressive sweep victory (25-14, 25-17, 25-10). They came out strong setting their season... Read more »

Johnnies down Princeton, 3-1

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

After falling to No. 6 Syracuse 3-2 in double overtime last Sunday, St. John’s head coach Dr. Dave Masur elected to start his youngest lineup to date on Thursday on the road against Princeton. The lineup included seven freshmen, two sophomores, one junior college transfer and one graduate student. Wi... Read more »

Additions have Mullin’s Red Storm rising rapidly

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

We are less than two months away from the start of year two of the Chris Mullin era at St. John’s. The rebuilding process began in 2015-16 with an 8-24 overall record and a last place finish in the Big East Conference. The Red Storm were competitive throughout the season, but didn’t have the ex... Read more »

Red Storm runs through Rio

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Featured Athlete, fencing, Sports, Sports Scroll

While there was no shortage of red, white and blue on display at the 2016 Rio Olympics last month, St. John’s fans may have noticed an extra dose of former Red Storm talent succeeding in Brazil. Fencers Daryl Homer and Dagmara Wozniak, who each graduated from St. John’s in 2013, both returned h... Read more »

Reduce stress and cultivate mindfulness and self-compassion

Param Yonzon, Contributing Writer
September 8, 2016
Filed under Contributors, Sports

With the school year just starting, there are many students who will experience a great deal of stress. Not only will we have to deal with school work, but some of us have internships, extracurriculars, applications for grad schools,standardized tests, and on top of all that, our social lives to attend... Read more »

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