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Men’s Soccer Stunned in Overtime on Senior Night

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Staff Writer

October 30, 2011

The No. 11 St. John’s men’s soccer team were handed a senior night defeat from their Big East rivals Rutgers 1-0 in double overtime.   The result handed the Red Storm (10-5-2, 4-4-0) their first home loss of the...

Cunniff’s Corner: Johnnies ‘D’ Must Improve to be Successful

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011

  If its 110-80 win over C.W. Post was any indication of what’s to come, the St. John’s men’s basketball team is set to have a roller coaster season.   On one hand, the Red Storm were soft defensively,...

New Faces Star in Win over C.W. Post

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011

The St. John’s men’s basketball team showed a glimpse of what it is capable offensively in the exhibition opener on Oct. 25 against C.W. Post. Junior forward God’sgift Achuiwa scored 21 points and freshman guard Phil...

Achiuwa Earns Praise from Teammates, Fans

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 26, 2011

  The day before the St. John’s men’s basketball team’s 110-80 win over C.W. Post, freshman shooting guard D’Angelo Harrison was asked who on the team stood out in the first two weeks of practice.   “God’sgift [Ach...

Women’s Soccer Rolls in Finale

Anthony Ramos, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

  The St. John’s women’s soccer team clinched a berth Big East Tournament with a 2-0 win over Syracuse in front of a crowd of 1,910 at Belson Stadium on Oct. 20.   Senior forward Jen Leaverton scored both...

Men’s Soccer Defeats DePaul

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

    The then-No. 12/9 St. John’s men’s soccer team battled back from being a goal down twice to defeat Big East opponent DePaul 4-2 on Oct. 21 to remain undefeated at Belson Stadium this season.   The...

Johnnies Snap Losing Streak

Liam La Guerre, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

  Dark days are behind the St. John’s volleyball team.   Heavy underdogs coming in, the Red Storm, who entered the game last in the Big East, upset then-third place Villanova 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-23) on Oct....

Knee Injury Sidelines Stevens Until December

Anthony Ramos, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000006238 StartFragment:0000002955 EndFragment:0000006202 St. John’s senior preseason All Big-East forward Da’Shena Stevens is going to miss the first four to six weeks of the s...

Cunniff’s Corner: Upcoming season will test Johnnies’ bond

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Oct. 14’s Red Storm Tip-Off marked the beginning of the season for a historically young St. John’s men’s basketball team. Depending on whom you ask, expectations are all over the place for the young Red Storm. Some are...

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