The Torch

Red Storm evade upset, Jordan suspended

Kyle Fitzgerald, Online Editor

November 23, 2013

St. John’s escaped an upset with a 64-54 win over Monmouth on Friday night. In the first game of the Barclays Center Classic, the Red Storm (2-1) failed to break away from the Hawks (1-3) and did not see a double-digit lead...

Handford’s 27 lead Red Storm to 4-0 start

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013

St. John’s finished off their three game home stretch by taking town Quinnipiac 76-66 Wednesday night.  Sophomore Aliyyah Handford led the way with another great performance by recording her team high third double-double of...

First time’s a charm

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

The women’s soccer team pulled of an upset of the University of Central Florida Knights as they won 3-1. The win was the program’s first ever NCAA Tournament victory. “We played with tremendous heart tonight,” said...

Not this time

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

November 16, 2013

St. John’s  fell to no. 10 Creighton (14-25, 25-22, 25-21, 29-27) Friday evening.  After beating the then no. 7 Creighton two weeks ago, St. John’s failed to pull off another Big East upset. St. John’s (15-14) tried...

Marquette fends off SJU 2-0 in Big East Semis

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

November 10, 2013

A lack of offensive production and a struggle to stop Marquette from attacking Diana Poulin with shots from array of angles hampered the St. John’s women’s soccer team on Friday night. The Red Storm were defeated 2-0 in the...

Johnnies fall in opener to Wisconsin

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2013

Put the hype on hold – for now. The St. John’s men’s basketball team dropped its much-anticipated opener 86-75 to No. 20 Wisconsin in Sioux Falls, S.D. Friday evening. The Red Storm (0-1) never held a lead, but drew...

St. John’s looking to advance to the Big East Finals with win over Marquette

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

The women’s soccer team head to the Valley Fields in Milwaukee tomorrow evening to face No. 13 Marquette.  St. John’s will be looking to get back at Marquette after they defeated the Red Storm 3-1 at the Valley Fields on...

St. John’s upsets No. 7 Creighton on the road

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

St. John’s pulled off the stunning upset beating number 7 ranked Creighton in five sets (25-19, 25-22, 17-25, 19-25, 17-15) Friday evening.  Resiliency proved to be the difference maker for one of the biggest victories in the...

Daly’s two goals knock off DePaul

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013

Twelve seniors on the St. John’s women’s soccer team were honored for their accomplishments and dedication to the program. Rachel Daly had another stellar night as she continued to amaze the fans of St. John’s soccer in...

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