The Torch

Women’s basketball has tourney end versus powerhouse Lady Vols

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 26, 2014

The No. 8 seeded St. John’s women’s basketball team was able to hang close 13-5 with the No. 1 seeded and national powerhouse Tennessee Lady Volunteers into the first few minutes of the second half, but too many turnovers...

Brown lifts Red Storm over USC with last second heroics

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 23, 2014

The No. 8 seeded St. John’s women’s basketball team won in thrilling fashion Saturday night over the No. 9 seeded USC Trojans as senior Brianna Brown hit a game-winning three-pointer with only four-tenths of a second remaining...

Season of hope hits rock bottom

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2014

Maybe the St. John’s men’s basketball team hadn’t quite gotten over its bubble-bursting loss in the Big East Tournament. Maybe it couldn’t get excited in front of a sparse crowd usually seen at an exhibition game. Maybe...

Ladies come a knoxing, will play USC on Saturday

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 19, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team found out Monday night that its ticket had been punched to the NCAA Tournament as the No. 8 seed in the Louisville region, where they will be taking on the No. 9 seed USC Trojans in Knoxville,...

Beza’s shutout lifts Johnnies over Big Red

Allan Gomez, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

Senior pitcher Ashley Beza’s strong pitching performance guided St. John’s shutout win over Cornell, 4-0, expanding its winning streak to three straight games. The Johnnies (11-13) had contributions all over as they responded...

Jon on Johnnies: NIT is just right for SJU

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

March 19, 2014

Since Providence won its first Big East Tournament since 1994 and the inaugural tournament in the new realigned conference, many St. John’s fans have been saying “That could’ve been us!” or “We could’ve won the Big...

McArdle’s record setting day carries storm

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

March 19, 2014

The St. John’s men’s lacrosse team continued to use their home-field advantage on the season as they are now undefeated, 4-0, at DaSilva Memorial Field after beating No. 17 Hofstra 11-10 in overtime. St. John’s was led...

Home cooking for the Red Storm

Brandon Mauk, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

After slumping to a losing record on the road, the Red Storm has won six in a row back at Jack Kaiser Stadium. They beat Fairfield 7-3 on Tuesday to improve to 9-10 on the season. The Red Storm’s pitching shined, as three...

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