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Track and Field breaks school records

Track and Field breaks school records

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

St. John’s Women’s Track and Field had a productive week coming away with a couple of school records and a second-place finish at the 2017 Outdoor Metropolitan Championships. The Hurricane Alumni Invitational was held in Coral Gables, Florida. There, Adriana Wright set a school-record in the 100-...

St. John’s women’s track finishes fourth in Villanova Open

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

St. John’s Women’s Track took home fourth place at the Villanova Open, held at the Ocean Breeze Track & Field Facility in Staten Island, N.Y. Maya Stephens led her team during another dominant performance, she pulled in her fourth-consecutive 200-meter dash win. Adriana Wright also made a stat...

Women’s track impresses in Pennsylvania

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

Over the weekend, the St. John’s Women’s Track team competed alongside seven other teams in the Penn 8-Team Select. The meet was held at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Complex and the University of Pennsylvania hosted. Along with Penn the Johnnies faced off against Wagner, Stony Brook, Iona, Ma...

Red Storm Roundup: Big wins at home for men’s, women’s soccer

Red Storm Roundup: Big wins at home for men’s, women’s soccer

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


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

NCAA Men's Soccer (10/15): St. John's 2, Butler 1 The Red Storm men’s soccer team took on No. 11/14 Butler on Saturday at Belson Stadium and came away with a 2-1 victory. Alistair Johnston scored St. John’s first goal in the 37th minute assisted by Mauricio Rivas. Butler fired back in the 64th minute with a...

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...

Track shines at Princeton

Brendan Clabby, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

The St. John’s women’s track team had a successful weekend at the Larry Ellis and Georgia Tech invites. Head coach Jim Hurt sent 11 student-athletes to the Georgia Tech Invite in Atlanta. Sophomore Maya Stephens was the best sprinter for St. John’s as she finished in second place in two individual...

St. John’s earns second at Princeton Outdoor Meet

St. John’s earns second at Princeton Outdoor Meet

Reza Moreno, Features Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

This past weekend the St. John’s University track and field took second place at the 2016 Princeton Outdoor Meet. The Red Storm collected a total of 89 points with six event victories and 13 total scoring finishes. Graduate student Claire Mooney broke school­ record in the 800­ meter race with...

SJU Wins First at Metro Championships

SJU Wins First at Metro Championships

William Harris, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field

The Red Storm women’s track and field team won first place out of 13 teams on Saturday, April 9 at the 2016 Outdoor Metropolitan Championships at Rutgers University. Their last first place finish in this event came three years ago in 2013. In day one of the two day event, Sophomore Nyla Woods...

St. John’s track concludes indoor season with strong showing in Boston

St. John’s track concludes indoor season with strong showing in Boston

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

St. John’s track & field concluded the 2016 indoor season with a strong showing in Beantown. They finished third place the IC4A/ECAC Championships this past weekend at Boston University. The weekend was a great accomplishment for the St. John’s team as they broke school-records, an individual...

St. John’s Track finishes 2nd overall in Big East Indoor Championships

St. John’s Track finishes 2nd overall in Big East Indoor Championships

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

For the Red Storm track and field team, spring break means no rest as they travelled to Staten Island for day one of the BIG EAST Indoor Championships on Friday. They came out on top with second-place with a total of 150 team points.  “We had a great opening day led by the sweep in the weight thr...

Stephanie Van Pelt breaks school record in 800-meter at Tyson Invite

Stephanie Van Pelt breaks school record in 800-meter at Tyson Invite

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

St. John’s track and field had another busy competition at two weekend invitationals, highlighted by another milestone by one of the Van Pelt sisters. The squad impressed at the Tyson Invite in Arkansas and the Monmouth Invite in New Jersey.   Stephanie Van Pelt’s school record in the 800-mete...

Several individual victories lead St. John’s to 2nd place finish at “Mets”

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The St. John’s women’s track & field started off as front-runners at the two-day 2016 Metropolitan Indoor Championships as they conquered four of the top-eight spots in the pentathlon. The Red Storm came in on top on Thursday, but settled for runners-up to Rutgers on Friday as the final for 2016...

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