The Torch

Eleven Heaven

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

February 16, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team extended its program leading winning streak to 11-straight against Big East opponents with a 69-56 win over Villanova Saturday afternoon. No. 24 St. John’s (19-5, 12-1) relied on...

Ladies win record straight 10th conference game

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team defeated the Providence Friars 85-65, as they became the first team in program history to win ten straight Big East games. “We understand that it’s a tough conference, which is...

Johnnies knock off Creighton

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2014

The St. John’s men’s basketball team got its first signature win to date on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden as it upset No. 12/12 Creighton 70-65 to notch its sixth win in its last seven games and third straight Big...

Burner’s blast lifts Johnnies over Owls

Brandon Mauk, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2014

St. John’s softball opened the 2014 season this weekend with a whopping five games over the course of three days in Boca Raton, Fla. for the Florida Atlantic Kickoff Classic. The Red Storm were blanked by old Big East rival...

Women’s basketball team destroys Xavier

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team increased their winning streak to seven games as they easily handled the Xavier Musketeers 80-48. “This was a great team win for us tonight against a scrappy and tough league opponent”,...

Johnnies play full 40 minutes against Marquette

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2014

The Red Storm couldn’t do much wrong on their way to a 74-59 blowout of Marquette on Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. “This is four out of five wins for us and we have some great momentum,” junior guard D’Angelo...

Jon on Johnnies: Take it outside

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

January 30, 2014

To say that St. John’s is the talk of the town this week would be a lie. In fact, to say that they’re the talk of the University would be a lie as well and I’m not a liar. The talk  this  week  is  about   what’s happening...

Men lose, women win this weekend

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

January 30, 2014

After narrowly up-ending William & Mary on Saturday, the St. John’s men’s tennis team was defeated by Penn State 7-0 in Happy Valley on Sunday. Sophomores R.J. Del Nunzio, Lucas Hejhal and freshman Robert Livi each...

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