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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....

Red Storm Roundup: St. John’s splits Senior Days

Red Storm Roundup: St. John’s splits Senior Days

John Cavanagh, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll

Baseball Snaps Two Game Skid, Beats Albany The St. John’s Red Storm took on the Albany Great Danes last Tuesday, looking to avoid a three game losing streak. It was a rare losing streak for the Johnnies, but they made it a quick one after defeating Albany 9-3. Michael Donadio lead the way for ...

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: Slow week for St. John’s

Red Storm Roundup: Slow week for St. John’s

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll

Baseball's Comeback Falls Short Despite out-hitting their opponent 10 hits to six, the Red Storm fell to the Columbia Lions in the first home loss of the season with a final score of 7-4. This game marks the 23rd of 24 chances that the Red Storm has outhit their opponent this season. St. John’s (2...

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...

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...

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...

Johnnies battle snow in loss at Denver

Johnnies battle snow in loss at Denver

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

After dropping their Big East home opener last weekend against the Marquette Golden Eagles, the St. John’s men’s lacrosse team traveled to Colorado on Saturday seeking their second win of the season in a matchup with the defending NCAA champion Denver Pioneers (10-1, 3-0). In addition to facing...

Marquette Upends St. John’s Lacrosse

Marquette Upends St. John’s Lacrosse

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

When Andy DeMichiei scored the first of five consecutive second half goals for Marquette, the assembly of Golden Eagles fans who watched their team fall behind 6-4 during the first 30 minutes rejoiced loudly from the rain-protected garage behind DaSilva Memorial Field. They watched as Marquette came...

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