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Women’s Tennis Makes Strong Showing at Columbia Invitational

Kyle Werth, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2011

For the first tournament of the pre-season, the St. Johns women’s tennis team made the short journey over to Columbia University to compete in the Columbia Invitational Junior Nevena Selakovic was top performer for the Red Stor...

Men’s Golf Takes Fourth at The McLaughlin

Kieran Lynch, Staff Writer

September 20, 2011

The St. John’s men’s golf team placed fourth at their opening tournament of the year, The McLaughlin, at Bethpage Red on Sept. 16-17. Playing as hosts at the Long Island course, the Red Storm enjoyed cool weather and strong...

Bennett the Difference in 2-0 Win over Iona

Anthony O'Reilly, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

A pair of goals from junior midfielder Jack Bennett lifted the No. 14/14 St. John’s men’s soccer team over No. 25/NR Iona College 2-0 The victory was the sixth straight shut-out for the Red Storm (5-1-1) and the fourth...

Johnnies, Hoosiers Play to Scoreless Draw in Top-15 Showdown

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

September 18, 2011

The No. 14/14 St. John’s men’s soccer team played No. 9/7 Indiana to a scoreless draw Friday in front of 2,077 fans at Belson Stadium. It was the fifth consecutive shutout for the Red Storm (4-1-1), and the first time in...

Volleyball Drops Final Two Games of Columbia Invitational

Liam La Guerre, Staff Writer

September 18, 2011

It’s been an up and down season for the St. John’s volleyball team so far and the Columbia Invitational corresponded with that flow. After the Red Storm were riding high on wins from the first two games of the tournament,...

Volleyball loses in five sets to Blackbirds

Mike Gurnis, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011

The St. John’s volleyball team is no stranger to playing in five-set matches.   Unfortunately, it has become accustomed to losing such matches. The Red Storm lost in five sets for the second time in three days, this...

Lee Takes First in Towson’s Women’s Invitational

Anthony O'Reilly, Staff Writer

September 15, 2011

Sophomore Harin Lee won her fourth career tournament when she placed first in the Towson’s Women’s Invitational Golf Tournament at Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Md. Lee led a St. John’s team that finished third...

Cunniff’s Corner: Men’s Soccer will show True Colors Against Indiana

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

September 15, 2011

This Friday night, the St. John’s men’s soccer team welcomes No. 9 Indiana to Belson Stadium in a rematch of the dramatic 2008 NCAA tournament quarterfinal.   In that game, St. John’s came back from 2-0 down with...

Bennett Makes Instant Impact

Mike Cunniff, Sports Editor

September 15, 2011

The newest member of the St. John’s men’s soccer team midfield is also its most accomplished.   Two years ago, Jack Bennett, a junior winger from London, England, made the move from his hometown, population eight...

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