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 »

Littleton: A rare mix of size, speed and athleticism

Littleton: A rare mix of size, speed and athleticism

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Forward Imani Littleton’s impressive basketball career started getting more and more exciting during her four years playing for The Bishop’s School. Littleton scored over 2,200 points for the Knights and posted over 1,200 rebounds. The four-star recruit was snagged by head coach Joe Tartamella a... Read more »

Handford, Grant lead Johnnies to 7-3 stretch

Handford, Grant lead Johnnies to 7-3 stretch

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Behind their sensational duo of senior guards Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, the St. John’s women’s basketball team rolled to a 7-3 record over the winter break. Grant and Handford have averaged 19.3 and 17.3 points per game, respectively (as of Jan. 24), as they have led the Red Storm... Read more »

Balanced attack leads SJU over Butler

Balanced attack leads SJU over Butler

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

This winter’s big blizzard isn’t the only storm that wreaked havoc in New York Friday night. Led by a smart, offensive attack and excellent defense, the St. John’s University Women’s Basketball team defeated Butler 68-41 at Carnesecca Arena. The Red Storm earned their sixth win in conferenc... Read more »

Walker, dominant post-play beat Xavier

Walker, dominant post-play beat Xavier

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team took sole possession of second place in the Big East Conference standings Sunday afternoon when they defeated Xavier 57-41. The Johnnies’ defense matched a season-best output by allowing only 41 points. The Red Storm improved to 16-4 overall, 7-2 in conference play. ... Read more »

St. John’s women beats Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The good times keep on rolling for the St. John’s. Sparked by big games from seniors Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford, the Red Storm beat Kansas 86-71 at Allen Fieldhouse Sunday for their sixth consecutive win. "This was a great team win for us today," St. John's head coach Joe Tartamella... Read more »

Turnovers Fuel Women’s Win against Sacred Heart

Turnovers Fuel Women’s Win against Sacred Heart

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It was a tale of two halves for the St. John’s Women’s Basketball team Thursday night. In the first half of their game against Sacred Heart, they played with a lack of intensity, but turned it on in the second half by creating turnovers. They were able to fight their way to their fifth consecutive... Read more »

Women’s Basketball: St. John’s Upsets No. 18/17 South Florida

Women’s Basketball: St. John’s Upsets No. 18/17 South Florida

Wilson Sy, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The strong all-around performance by the Red Storm senior captains  Danaejah Grant and Aliyyah Handford helped the Johnnies to a 74-70 victory over the No. 18/17 University of South Florida (3-2) on Sunday night. In the final seconds, with the game hanging in the balance, junior guard Aaliyah Le... Read more »

Handford, Defensive Effort lead St. John’s to win in home opener

Handford, Defensive Effort lead St. John’s to win in home opener

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
November 23, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

It’s been awhile since the St. John’s Women’s Basketball team had some home cooking. They last played at Carnesecca Arena in March, where they defeated Fordham to advance to the Sweet 16 of the WNIT. After a 2-1 road trip and opened this season with three straight road games, the Red Storm... Read more »

St. John’s gets back on track versus UC Irvine

St. John’s gets back on track versus UC Irvine

Anna Kulesa, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team finished their West Coast trip with an 85-63 win against UC Irvine Sunday night in the Red Storm’s first win of the season. Three different Red Storm (1-1) players scored in double figures against the Anteaters. Senior Danaejah Grant scored 28 poi... Read more »

Red Storm drop opener to UCLA

Red Storm drop opener to UCLA

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team struggles in the paint led to a 73-58 defeat at the hands of the UCLA Bruins in their season opener on Friday night. This loss to the Bruins, the defending WNIT Champion, was the first time in three seasons the Red Storm lost their opening game. Friday w... Read more »