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Bellero Recounts Breakout Junior Season

Bellero Recounts Breakout Junior Season

Zoë Stanley, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

When the St. John’s women’s soccer team needed a leader on offense, in stepped Christina Bellero.  The junior nearly doubled her scoring productivity from her sophomore campaign, registering a team-high 17 points this fall. A regular guest of the All-Big East Weekly Honor Roll this season,...

Women’s Club Soccer Team Kicks Off This Fall

Women’s Club Soccer Team Kicks Off This Fall

Kyle Suta, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Women's Soccer

When Maria Sedky Saad arrived at St. John’s as a freshman in 2015, she noticed that there was no club soccer team. Her efforts to create one became frustrating. She even walked around campus and approached strangers to see if they would be interested. “I always played soccer throughout high scho...

Women’s Soccer Scores Double OT Victory on Senior Day

Women’s Soccer Scores Double OT Victory on Senior Day

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s women’s soccer team snagged a 1-0 double overtime win on Saturday over Xavier. The match was the final home game of the season for the team, marking Senior Day for the graduating players. The six seniors on the squad (Sarah Chaides, Mikhaila Martinov, Shea Connors, Jesse Schaefer, M...

Soccer Teams Split Home Doubleheader

Soccer Teams Split Home Doubleheader

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Both the men’s and women’s St. John’s soccer teams played a home doubleheader at Belson Stadium Saturday night. The men hosted Marquette at 5:30 pm and the women faced off against Seton Hall at 8:00 pm. The men played a highly physical match with Marquette, with both teams collecting three total ...

Women’s Soccer Looks to Rebound in Conference Play

Women’s Soccer Looks to Rebound in Conference Play

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s women’s soccer team has had a lot to live up to this season after a ridiculously productive two-year stretch from 2015–16. But after an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2015, the conclusion of record-setting alumnus Rachel Daly’s college career and an electric run to the conf...

Red Storm Roundup: Down Week for Soccer, Volleyball

Red Storm Roundup: Down Week for Soccer, Volleyball

Sean Okula, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Golf, Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

MEN’S SOCCER DROPS NAILBITERS The Red Storm watched their five-match unbeaten streak come to a crashing halt last week, dropping a pair of low-scoring heartbreakers. First, it was Lehigh who came storming back, stunning the Johnnies in the final minutes with a pair of late scores. Filippo Ri...

Soccer Teams Start Season with High Hopes

Soccer Teams Start Season with High Hopes

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

Soccer is back in action at Belson Stadium again as the St. John’s men’s and women’s soccer teams have begun a new season. The women’s team is ready to storm back from their heartbreaking Big East semifinals loss last season. Six new Johnnies were added to the roster over the offseason a...

SJU Soccer Alum Vaila Barsley Called to Scottish National Team

SJU Soccer Alum Vaila Barsley Called to Scottish National Team

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

St. John’s women’s soccer alumna Vaila Barsley was called up to the Scottish national team last week for the team’s match against Belgium on April 11. Coming from Great Yarmouth, England, Barsley played for four elite youth teams before her collegiate career, Stalham Knights, Loddon, Norwich City, ...

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...

Recapping the men’s and women’s soccer seasons

Recapping the men’s and women’s soccer seasons

Nicholas McCreven, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

St. John’s soccer ended this past week for both the men and the women. The men ended with a 6-7-4 record overall and 2-5-2 in the Big East after losing their final game late to Providence. Although the under-.500 record, this season showed the promise that this young team has going forward. Only...

Red Storm Roundup: Women’s soccer prevails, volleyball drops two

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

NCAA Volleyball 10/20: Xavier defeats St. John's (25-19, 15-25, 25-13l 25-18) St. John’s volleyball, continuing their road stretch from last week into this week, went out to Cincinnati to take on Xavier on Thursday. They put forth an outstanding defensive effort but lost the match 3-1 (19-25, 25-15, 13-...

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...

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