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Rouse plays hero, fires Johnnies into NCAA second round

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor
November 21, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The St. John’s men’s soccer team paved its way into the second round of the NCAA tournament after a 98th minute golden goal from Jordan Rouse that gave the Red Storm a 2-1 win over Delaware Thursday night at Delaware Mini Stadium. It was the first NCAA tournament win for the Red Storm (11-6-2)... Read more »

Heartbreak in Omaha

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor
September 23, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The St. John’s men’s soccer team was forced to swallow a pill of heartbreak Saturday night after a 1-0 double overtime loss to Creighton at Morrison Stadium. Fabian Herbers’ curling free kick from 20 yards out found the back of the net in the 109th minute -- just one minute before full time.... Read more »

Red Storm fans rock the Belson thus far

Red Storm fans rock the Belson thus far

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor
September 11, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports Scroll

1,533 fans packed Belson Stadium Friday night when the men’s soccer team defeated then No. 5/9 Akron 2-1 in double overtime. 985 flocked to Belson two nights later when the Red Storm shut out Penn State 1-0. Both were above last season’s average home attendance of 870. The Akron match marked... Read more »

Masur’s men fall to Virginia

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor
September 3, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

A second half penalty save was the only bright spot for the No. 19 St. John's men's soccer team Monday night in a 2-0 road loss to No. 20 Virginia. Senior goalkeeper Rafael Diaz saved Virginia midfielder Tom Wharton's penalty in the 47th minute after Rochester, NY native Jordan Allen was taken down... Read more »

Season nearing closer for Masur and Co.

Season nearing closer for Masur and Co.

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor
August 28, 2013
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Soccer is back at St. John’s – which means nights under the lights at Belson and renditions of “New York, New York” being belted out by the pep band. The Red Storm have notched two preseason wins in as many games – a 1-0 home victory over Boston University and an eye-catching 2-0 win against... Read more »

Making Serious Strides

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor
December 5, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

There’s a copious amount of basketball content in this issue of the Torch, and being that it’s our last issue of the semester, I think it’s fitting that we leave you with a sports section that will serve as the perfect segway into what you should expect for most of the spring semester – lots... Read more »

Masur’s Men Bow Out

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
November 16, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The St. John’s men’s soccer team’s season ended on Tuesday night following a 1-0 loss to Fairleigh Dickinson University in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Red Storm (10-5-4), who received an at-large bid to enter the tournament, stumbled in their first hurdle against the Northeast... Read more »

Masur’s Men Earn Tourny Bid

Masur’s Men Earn Tourny Bid

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
November 14, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s soccer team will be making yet another appearance in the NCAA tournament. The Red Storm (10-4-4, 4-3-1) were handed an at-large bid despite their 2-1 loss at Georgetown in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament on Nov. 3. The Johnnies will be pitted against the Farleigh... Read more »

Focus Turns To NCAA After BIg East Tourney Defeat

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Sports Editor
November 4, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

There will be no celebration at Red Bull Arena this year as the No. 13/24 St. John’s men’s soccer team crashed out of the Big East tournament at the quarterfinal stage Saturday after losing to No. 4/6 Georgetown 2-1. An early second half penalty from sophomore defender Tim Parker gave the Red... Read more »

Senior Day Victory

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
October 28, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

The St. John’s men’s soccer team concluded their regular season with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse Friday evening on Senior Day. Prior to the game, seniors Jack Bennett, Bjorn de Hoop and Andres Vargas were celebrated for their efforts and contributions to the team. “Guys like Andres, Bjorn... Read more »

USF Edges Past Masur’s Men

USF Edges Past Masur’s Men

Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer
October 25, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Despite outshooting its opponent 15-2 in the second half, the St. John’s men’s soccer team couldn’t overcome a 2-0 first-half deficit, falling to USF 2-1 at Belson Stadium on Saturday. Senior defender Jack Bennett scored in the second half to give the Johnnies life, but saw a penalty kick in... Read more »

Masur’s Men Taste Defeat

Anthony Parelli, Staff Writer
October 17, 2012
Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

In a clash of Big East powers, the No. 12 St. John’s men’s soccer team was held off by Louisville Saturday, falling to a final score of 1-0. The only goal of the match was tallied in the 17th minute when redshirt sophomore forward Will Vitalis shot his fourth goal of the season past St. John’s... Read more »

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