The Torch

Grant’s late free throws give Red Storm six straight wins

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

The St. John’s women’s basketball team withstood another close matchup, escaping with a 66-63 victory over Big East opponent Georgetown Sunday night at Carnesecca Arena.  Since the calendar turned to 2014, the Red Storm...

Thar they go

Stephen Zitolo, Assistant Sports Editor

January 24, 2014

St. John’s made Thursday night at Carnesecca much tougher than it had to be. It was a game that could have been a blow out with a 17 point lead, but the Red Storm struggled down the stretch to just hold on 77-76. The Red...

Nova’s late run ends Storm’s surge

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014

The men’s basketball team was able to stick with the Villanova Wildcats for most of the afternoon, but they proved to be too much as the clock dwindled away and the Red Storm were defeated 74-67. “We thought we competed...

Villanova’s late surge upends Red Storm 74-67

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

January 12, 2014

The men’s basketball team was able to stick with the Villanova Wildcats for most of the afternoon, but they proved to be too much as the clock dwindled away and the Red Storm were defeated 74-67. “We thought we competed...

Hoyas destroy Red Storm 77-60

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

January 5, 2014

St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin said that his team would surprise people come conference play, however, nobody could’ve seen what happened Saturday afternoon in Washington D.C. In an unprecedented move, Lavin opted...

Daly chosen to England’s senior national team

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

After a season in which Rachel Daly became the talk of women’s collegiate soccer because of her goal scoring abilities, she’s reached new heights. On Wednesday, Daly was selected to be join England’s senior national team...

Lavin and players weigh in on ‘New York’s’ team

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

December 13, 2013

In a state that features 13 professional sport franchises, New York is the sports capital of the world. In addition to them, there has been some debate over who is New York’s college team. In recent years, New Yorkers could...

Johnnies complete comeback vs. Georgia Tech

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

December 1, 2013

BROOKLYN – For the second time in the span of 16 hours, the St. John’s men's basketball team found itself in a 15-point deficit, only this time surviving 68-59 over Georgia Tech in the consolation game of the Barclay’s Center...

The clock strikes midnight

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

November 23, 2013

The women’s soccer team's attempt at a Cinderella run in the NCAA Tournament came to an end last night. The Red Storm offense struggled to get anything going on Friday night versus Arkansas, in a hard fought 1-0 defeat. “We...

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