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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...

Spring Sports Preview: Lacrosse

Spring Sports Preview: Lacrosse

Derrell Bouknight, Assistant Sports Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

Jason Miller’s primary message to his team this season has been brief. In his 11th year as head coach of the St. John’s lacrosse team, Miller has gone through his ups and downs as the top man. But as the spring season nears and the competition of the Big East hovers above the 2017 campaign, Mille...

Sideline Standouts: Four of SJU’s longest-tenured coaches talk on their time at the school

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri

February 22, 2017


Filed under Home Scroll, Lacrosse, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

When most people think of coaches here at St. John’s, the first name that probably comes to their mind is Chris Mullin. The Red Storm’s men’s basketball coach is in just his second year at the school after a legendary playing career at St. John’s over three decades ago. But while Mullin and th...

St. John’s Lacrosse visits Naval Academy

St. John’s Lacrosse visits Naval Academy

October 26, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s lacrosse team took a trip to Annapolis, Md. on Oct. 15 to take on the U.S. Naval Academy for a fall exhibition game. The Red Storm faced off against the Midshipmen in a five-quarter game in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Eight different men on the team scored in th...

McArdle inks deal with NLL’s Toronto Rock

McArdle inks deal with NLL’s Toronto Rock

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

Former St. John’s lacrosse star Kieran McArdle is the most decorated player in the program’s history, nobody amassing more career points, assists and goals as a member of the Red Storm than the 24-year-old attackman. After winning Major League Lacrosse’s Rookie of the Year in 2014 as a member of...

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri

October 5, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis

If you told Brendan Eugene three years ago that he’d be running the official student fan group of St. John’s University, RedZone, he himself wouldn’t have believed you. Eugene, a 20-year-old senior from Bay Shore, NY, was a self-described shy freshman as he began school at St. John’s in 20...

DaSilva Field receives a summer makeover

DaSilva Field receives a summer makeover

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John's University lacrosse team won’t begin their 2017 campaign for another four months, but the excitement over a new addition to DaSilva Memorial Field already has the team and athletic personnel eager to begin the season. In August, the St. John’s Athletic Department announced and br...

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The first 30 minutes of a St. John’s men’s lacrosse game are intense and typically close, with the team neck and neck with whomever lines up across from them. But while it’s easy to drown in the Red Storm’s early game success, the team’s second half breakdowns are hard to ignore. Saturda...

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