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Men’s Soccer: Cooksley Looks to Future

Men’s Soccer: Cooksley Looks to Future

Sean Okula, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Losing stings. There’s no sugarcoating it. One can work, grind, thrive, fall, rise again, cry, rejoice, hurt, win. Then it can all come crashing down, in the case of the St. John’s men’s soccer team last month, in just 90 short minutes. For some, the work will continue into the offseason ...

Men’s Soccer Season Ends with Loss in Conference Semis

Men’s Soccer Season Ends with Loss in Conference Semis

Sean Okula, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

The Red Storm renaissance wasn’t going to be an overnight process. Still, the sting of defeat throbs like an open wound as the St. John’s men’s soccer team lost in the Big East semifinals to Georgetown, 2-1 last Wednesday. “I thought we played better in this game than we did the day that we beat...

Senior Moment: Enstrom’s Goal Lifts Red Storm to Playoff Berth

Senior Moment: Enstrom’s Goal Lifts Red Storm to Playoff Berth

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

David Enstrom was ready. When teammate Harry Cooksley lined up to take a free kick in the 31st minute against Georgetown on Saturday night, he envisioned the end result before the ball was even put in play. “Harry has great set pieces, and [Johnston] is great with his head on the ball, and I just thought th...

Men’s Soccer Impresses When It Counts

Men’s Soccer Impresses When It Counts

Derrell Bouknight, Co-Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Nearly one month ago, in their eighth game of the regular season, the St. John’s men’s soccer team walked onto the field at Belson Stadium under a night sky and bright lights shining from the heavens. The team was 4-2-1. A three game winning streak was on the line with Big East rival and No. ...

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...

Withers Recognized for Stellar Play

Withers Recognized for Stellar Play

Derrell Bouknight, Co-Sports Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Andrew Withers entered Saturday’s Big East opener against Seton Hall with a winner’s mentality, his confidence high with the thought of his teammates backing him at every moment, even as he stands alone in front of the net he must protect at all costs. The 10 teammates that share the field with h...

Red Storm Roundup: Back to Work for Fall Teams

Red Storm Roundup: Back to Work for Fall Teams

John Cavanagh, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll

Volleyball Finishes Second in Albany Tournament The St. John’s Volleyball team spent last weekend in Albany for a two day non-conference tournament. On Friday, the Red Storm beat the host school Albany 3-0, led by sophomore Erica Di Maulo. Di Maulo had 34 assists and 10 digs, her third double-double...

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...

Cooksley’s long journey of success at St. John’s

Cooksley’s long journey of success at St. John’s

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

Roughly 3,437 miles separate Guildford, England, the hometown of Harry Cooksley, and the unforgiving goalposts of Belson Stadium on the Queens, NY campus of St. John’s University. If it were up to junior midfielder he would line it up from there, as calmly and as confidently as ever, and have ...

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...

Johnnies down Princeton, 3-1

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll

After falling to No. 6 Syracuse 3-2 in double overtime last Sunday, St. John’s head coach Dr. Dave Masur elected to start his youngest lineup to date on Thursday on the road against Princeton. The lineup included seven freshmen, two sophomores, one junior college transfer and one graduate student. Wi...

Johnnies win home opener at Belson

Nick McCreven, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

In their first home match of the 2016 regular season, the St. John’s men’s soccer team came away with a 2-0 victory against Saint Peter’s at Belson Stadium. Michael Bernardi and Andrew Withers shared time in the net, while Alistair Johnston and Harry Cooksley each scored their first St. John’s...

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