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The Torch

Johnnies’ Bounce-Back Season Ends

Taylor Brisco, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The St. John’s Volleyball team concluded their 2012 season after losing 3-0 (15-25, 23-25, 18-25) to the No. 10 Louisville Cardinals in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals on Friday. Despite the loss, the Red Storm improved immensely this season – improving from a 10-21 record last year to a 20-12...

Off To The Tournament

Off To The Tournament

Taylor Brisco, Staff Writer
November 14
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It was an up-and-down weekend for the St. John’s Volleyball team. Needing a win on Senior Night Friday against DePaul to guarantee a spot in the eight-team Big East tournament, the team failed to seize the opportunity, falling 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 22-25, 22-25) to put its conference tournament status...

Sabina Piegza: The Master Of The Assist

Sabina Piegza: The Master Of The Assist

Johnathan Corbett, Contributing Writer
November 14
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

High intensity, a fast pace and teamwork are some of the key elements in the game of volleyball. For senior Sabina Piegza, setting up her teammates for the kill is the most important. The 6’3 setter piled up 1,005 assists in her final year and has helped the Red Storm qualify for the Big East...

Weekend Split For Volleyball

Taylor Brisco, Staff Writer
October 29
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The St. John’s volleyball team fell to sixth place in the Big East conference after going 1-1 at home this weekend. On Friday, they won 3-1 (25-23, 15-25, 25-22, 25-22) against Seton Hall (17-6, 5-5) while losing 3-2 (16-25, 25-18, 25-22, 26-28, 15-17) to Rutgers on Sunday. Sunday afternoon’s...

Vball’s Hot Start Continues

Taylor Brisco, Staff Writer
September 5
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team stormed through its weekend slate, dropping only one set in three games en route to being crowned champions at the 2012 CCSU Invitational in New Britain, Conn. Sophomore outside hitter Aleksandra Wachowicz was named Tournament MVP as she led the Red Storm in kills in all three...

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