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Former Lacrosse Standout McArdle Reflects on SJU

Former Lacrosse Standout McArdle Reflects on SJU

Brendan Myers, Sports Editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Featured Athlete, Lacrosse, Sports

If you take a quick glance through the St. John’s lacrosse record book, there’s one ubiquitous name. Kieran McArdle’s name is inked on nearly every St. John’s offensive record. In his four seasons in Queens, he amassed 264 points (the total number of goals and assists). The next closest p...

Double Threat on Attack

Double Threat on Attack

Nick Bello, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Playing Division 1 college lacrosse is a rare opportunity that many players dream of. Having the opportunity to play Division 1 college lacrosse alongside your twin brother however is unheard of. For sophomore attackers Mike and Joe Madsen, lacrosse has been a huge part of both of their lives since...

Lacrosse Garnering Attention it has Lacked

Lacrosse Garnering Attention it has Lacked

Kyle Suta, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

This year, St. John's is all about "the now." After a lost season last year in which they finished 1-13, that “now” has been crucial for the St. John's lacrosse team and their success this season. The Red Storm is now 6-2 after winning a thriller at home on Saturday vs. No. 19 Hofstra. It was...

Hot Start for Red Storm Lacrosse in 2018

Hot Start for Red Storm Lacrosse in 2018

John Cavanagh, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Last season, St. John’s lacrosse had a season to forget. The Red Storm managed just one win on the entire season, and finished 1-13 overall. This season is a completely different story. Not only have they surpassed that win total, but they have a perfect record at home, and a 4-2 record in six...

Lacrosse Looks to Rebound From Tough 2017

Lacrosse Looks to Rebound From Tough 2017

Sean Okula, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Pick your metaphor of choice. A clean slate;   a blank page; an empty canvas; they all lead back to one blissful concept: a new season. And yet, the doubters rage on against Coach Jason Miller and the men’s lacrosse team. Six wins since 2014, just one last season and Miller’s fellow Big East c...

The Doubleheader: Spring Sports are Right Around the Corner

The Doubleheader: Spring Sports are Right Around the Corner

Derrell Bouknight, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Track & Field, Women's Tennis

When the bitterness of winter finally leaves the and the crisp spring air makes its way into the March sky, many things around campus will be different than they are now. The Big East basketball tournaments will come and go, and winter sports will make room for their spring counterparts. The baseb...

Miller Announces 2018 Lacrosse Schedule

Miller Announces 2018 Lacrosse Schedule

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The St. John’s lacrosse team announced their 2018 schedule two weeks ago, with top Division I competition scattered across it. Head Coach Jason Miller and the Big East made the announcement and added that their April 28th matchup with Georgetown would be televised. The Red Storm will open the season with two ...

Lacrosse Brings in New Assistant Coach

Lacrosse Brings in New Assistant Coach

Sean Okula, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

Success in sport can be elusive. It starts with a winning culture, established by a coaching staff that can lead with the experience of past triumphs in mind. Men’s lacrosse head coach Jason Miller has seen his fair share of success leading the Red Storm program, compiling 28 wins from 2011-14...

Red Storm Roundup: Baseball hot, softball stumbles

Red Storm Roundup: Baseball hot, softball stumbles

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s Softball goes 1-2 on the weekend vs. Villanova The softball team began a double-header on Saturday with a tough 2-0 loss. Tori Free pitched a strong game but hits were hard to come by on the offensive side and they were unable to score a run. Free gave up two runs on four hits in seven....

Goal of the Year: Duffy’s crazy goal lands on SportsCenter

Goal of the Year: Duffy’s crazy goal lands on SportsCenter

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

Colin Duffy swears he meant to do it. He’s absolutely certain that, with just under 10 minutes to play in St. John’s non-conference lacrosse matchup against Drexel last month, he meant to net a goal that would end up as an early favorite for play of the year in college lacrosse. Duffy, a ...

Red Storm Roundup: Baseball, softball roll to weekend sweeps

John Cavanagh, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Men's Tennis, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men’s Tennis Wins First Big East Matchup of the Season St. John’s men’s tennis beat the Georgetown Hoyas 4-0 Friday morning at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. It was a big win for the Red Storm, snapping a four game losing streak coming into this pivotal Big East matchup....

Snowed Out: Winter Storm upends St. John’s weekend

Snowed Out: Winter Storm upends St. John’s weekend

Dylan Hornik, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

While most in the New York City area hunkered down, preparing for what was supposed to be the biggest snowfall of the winter, a few St. John’s coaches stood face-to-face with some season-altering dilemmas. Although Winter Storm Stella spared Queens from the worst of its terror, several Red Storm...

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