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Softball Falls into Autumn Rhythm

Softball Falls into Autumn Rhythm

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Spring may still be six months away, but that hasn't halted the action on Red Storm Field this fall. The St. John’s softball team began their fall season last Saturday at home, hosting Fairleigh Dickinson in what ended up being a blowout 11-1 win for the Johnnies to get the shortened autumn schedu...

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....

Softball starts off hot in Big East play

Softball starts off hot in Big East play

Brendan Myers, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

After entering conference play with a 12-10 record, the St. John’s softball team has won ten of their last 13, including series sweeps over Providence, Creighton and Butler, putting them atop the conference standings. After a rough opening weekend schedule, which included games against now #1 ra...

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 ...

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...

Tori Free returns strong from injury

Tori Free returns strong from injury

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Hailing from Luverne, Ala., St. John’s softball pitcher Tori Free entered her freshman season in 2013 and quickly turned heads around the Big East. She finished the season with a 2.65 ERA, earning her Third Team All-Big East honors. She followed up on an impressive rookie campaign with another strong...

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: Softball

Spring Sports Preview: Softball

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Soon after being chosen to win the Big East in the Coaches’ Preseason Poll, receiving six of the available eight first place votes, the St. John’s softball team opened their season with split games, a loss to Florida and a win against Delaware. The softball team has brought on five freshman this season. ...

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...

Pitching, timely offense spark St. John’s on the road

Pitching, timely offense spark St. John’s on the road

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s softball team picked up some much-needed momentum on the road over the weekend. The Red Storm (23-19) took two of three games on the road in Chicago against the conference-leading DePaul Blue Demons, improving their conference record to an even 7-7 on the year. The series began...

St. John’s earns first Big East home win

St. John’s earns first Big East home win

Sydney Johnson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Softball split its doubleheader against Butler this weekend at St. John’s. Both games were scheduled for Saturday, but rain held them off until Sunday. Game one started on Saturday with a scoreless first inning, but the Johnnies scored two runs in the second inning to take the lead early. St....

St. John’s softball preview: Red Storm looks to repeat breakout 2015 season

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

With the St. John’s softball team participating in their annual fall tournament at Red Storm Field this past weekend, the team is not looking back on their first ever NCAA Tournament berth that was earned last season. Instead, the Red Storm will return multiple key pieces and are looking to build...

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