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SJU women end season in Ann Arbor

SJU women end season in Ann Arbor

Derrell Bouknight, Assistant Sports Editor
March 29
Filed under Basketball, March Madness, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

After leading Michigan by one at halftime of last Thursday night’s Sweet 16 game, the St. John’s women’s basketball team managed just 10 points in the second half of play en route to a 60-40 loss that ended their season. Playing in the WNIT Round of 16 for the fourth time in program history,...

St. John’s women advance to WNIT Round of 16

St. John’s women advance to WNIT Round of 16

Carmine Carcieri, Co-Sports Editor
March 22
Filed under Basketball, March Madness, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

In a year that was expected to be a rebuilding campaign after losing their two leading scorers and two of the best players in program history, the St. John’s women’s basketball team is on their way to the WNIT Round of 16 following two home wins over the weekend. The Johnnies blew out Sacred Heart, 72-43, i...

St. John’s Women Finish Another Positive Season

St. John’s Women Finish Another Positive Season

Brendan Myers, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

After a loss in Milwaukee to number 18/17 DePaul on March 6 in the Semifinals of the Big East Tournament, the St. John’s women’s basketball team’s quest for a return to the NCAA Tournament likely ended. The Johnnies posted a 19-11 overall record, including 11 conference wins. After an upset ...

Women’s basketball splits pair of road games

Women’s basketball splits pair of road games

Brendan Myers, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

LISTEN: Episode One of the new "Torch Talk" sports mini-podcast, hosted by Co-Sports Editor Troy Mauriello.   The St. John’s University women’s basketball team finished off their road games in Big East conference play this weekend, winning at Providence, 71-47, and losing in Omaha to C...

Sandra Udboi selected to the Allstate WBCA Good Works team

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Sandra Udobi, a redshirt senior on St. John's women basketball team, was named to the 2017 Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Team on Feb. 14. The WBCA awards student-athletes (college basketball) for their outstanding community service. "We are extremely proud of...

Red Storm win two over the weekend

Red Storm win two over the weekend

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team played two home games over three days this past weekend, one on Friday at Carnesecca Arena and one on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Friday night’s matchup was against Big East rival Butler and the Red Storm picked up a 62-55 victory. Jade Walker and Aaliya...

Walker’s milestone highlights women’s basketball break

Walker’s milestone highlights women’s basketball break

Dylan Hornik, Assistant Sports Editor
January 25
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

Just over a month ago, the St. John’s student body left the anonymity of their dorms, put their MetroCards down and tossed their car keys away, content to spend the next five weeks resting at home after an arduous fall semester. For the women’s basketball team, though, the work had just begun....

St. John’s rides defense to consecutive victories

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
December 8
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

The St. John’s women’s basketball team has established their identity. A 54-36 victory over Albany on Nov. 30 and a 64-46 triumph against Lafayette on Saturday asserted their stance as a defensive-minded team. The pair of home wins push the Red Storm’s record on the season to 4-3, as they have ...

Red Storm rebound at tournament in Vegas

Red Storm rebound at tournament in Vegas

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
December 1
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

For better or for worse, it was going to be a very telling trip to Vegas for the St. John’s women’s basketball team last weekend. The Red Storm (2-3) came into the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout in Las Vegas, Nev. as losers of two straight, and they would face two imposing matchups over the we...

Courtside: Newcomers look to make their mark

Courtside: Newcomers look to make their mark

Anna Kulesa, Staff Writer
November 27
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Andrayah Adams, Alisha Kebbe and Shamachya Duncan are three of the new faces for the St. John’s women’s basketball team. All three are incoming freshman that had impressive high school careers and are looking to make an impact this season. The Red Storm hope they can fill the big shoes of now gradu...

Women’s basketball opens with win over William & Mary

Women’s basketball opens with win over William & Mary

November 16
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Basketball

It was a great start to the season for the St. John’s University women’s basketball team, taking an early lead and never looking back en route to a 73-57 victory against William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. The Red Storm took the lead for good with six minutes to play in the first quarter a...

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
October 5
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis

If you told Brendan Eugene three years ago that he’d be running the official student fan group of St. John’s University, RedZone, he himself wouldn’t have believed you. Eugene, a 20-year-old senior from Bay Shore, NY, was a self-described shy freshman as he began school at St. John’s in 20...

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