Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Georgetown drops the hammer on the Johnnies, 92-67

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

St. John’s is still winless in the Big East after dropping a 92-67 decision to Georgetown at the Verizon Center. The Johnnies never held a lead the entire game while Georgetown had three players score at least 20 points and hit a season-high 56 percent of its field goals. The win ended a three... Read more »

20/20 vision: Grant and Lewis lead Johnnies to road win over Hall

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Led by a strong second half and great efforts from Aaliyah Lewis and Danaejah Grant, the St. John’s won a road against Seton Hall 72-64 Sunday. Lewis had a career-high 22 points, and Grant added 20. St. John’s had a tough time on offense for the first few minutes of the game. Seton Hall jumped ou... Read more »

Sima return not enough as Butler hammers St. John’s

Sima return not enough as Butler hammers St. John’s

Carmine Carcieri, Assistant Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

With St. John’s coming off an impressive performance at Xavier and Yankuba Sima returning from a seven-game absence, the stars seemed like they were aligned for the Johnnies to earn their first conference victory. Instead, the Red Storm were throttled by Roosevelt Jones and the Butler Bulldogs, 8... Read more »

Johnnies’ Offense Awakens in Road Loss to No. 6 Xavier

Johnnies’ Offense Awakens in Road Loss to No. 6 Xavier

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
February 10, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The losing streak continues, but St. John’s showed signs of life in the harshest of environments. The Red Storm gave No. 6 Xavier a surprisingly tough challenge, but once again, they could not get over the hump and lost 90-83 last Wednesday. The Johnnies’ streak reached 13 with their latest fr... Read more »

Several individual victories lead St. John’s to 2nd place finish at “Mets”

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The St. John’s women’s track & field started off as front-runners at the two-day 2016 Metropolitan Indoor Championships as they conquered four of the top-eight spots in the pentathlon. The Red Storm came in on top on Thursday, but settled for runners-up to Rutgers on Friday as the final for 2016... Read more »

UMass Edges St. John’s Women’s Tennis 4-3

Will Harris, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

St. John’s women’s tennis lost its first match of the 2016 campaign on Sunday by a narrow score of 4-3 against UMass, Amherst. It looked as if the Red Storm were going to have another easy match like the one against Fairfield when No. 1, Natallia Vavulina, and No. 2, Anna Morozova, won their sin... Read more »

Baseball Preview: Johnnies picked to repeat as Big East Champions

Baseball Preview: Johnnies picked to repeat as Big East Champions

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
February 3, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s enjoyed another landmark season in baseball last season, and they look to do it again in 2016, even after losing several key players from last year’s Big East title. The Red Storm (41-16 last season) dominated preseason honors as they get set for the NCAA baseball season. Edging out Creighto... Read more »

Nova’s second half run dooms Johnnies

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Red Storm fell to Big East front runner, Villanova, on Sunday. The teams were welcomed to Madison Square Garden by nearly 13,000 fans. The crowd was excited and the stakes were high. The Wildcats had the chance to prevent St. John’s from earning their first conference win and the Johnnies had a chan... Read more »

WBB: St. John’s loses second straight to No. 23/21 DePaul

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

In a battle between two Big East title contenders, St. John’s fell to No. 23/21 DePaul, 77-71. Both teams were hoping for a bounce-back win as DePaul (17-7, 9-2) was coming off an 83-74 home loss to Seton Hall while St. John’s (16-6, 7-4) was coming off a 67-64 road loss to Marquette. Junior J... Read more »

WBB: Marquette squeaks by SJU

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Talk about a taste of your own medicine. Unable to hang their hat on a usually dominant inside game, the St. John’s University women’s basketball team dropped a close one to the Marquette Golden Eagles, 67-64, Friday night at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee. After setting consecutive se... Read more »

Red Storm impresses with eight top-10 finishes at John Thomas Terrier Classic

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

After finishing 6th place at the Great Dane Invitational last week, the women’s track and field team headed to Boston for the John Thomas Terrier Classic on Friday. The Red Storm ended the day with eight top-10 finishes. Head Coach Jim Hurt was very happy with the personal and season bests from th... Read more »

St. John’s Women’s Tennis Breezes by Fairfield in Home-Opener

Will Harris, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

In their home opener at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., the St. John’s women’s tennis team shut out Fairfield 7-0 in, newly hired coach, Lauren Leo’s home debut. The Red Storm improved to 2-0 in the season following the win on Friday afternoon, while the Stags dropped to 0-1. T... Read more »