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Double Duty: Leo Leads Two Tennis Teams

Double Duty: Leo Leads Two Tennis Teams

John Cavanagh, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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

When St. John’s tennis Coach Lauren Leo arrives on campus, there is little time to rest. Upon checking in, her day begins with checking on the women’s strength and conditioning schedule, some paper work in the office and stringing rackets … all before going to practice. “[I’m] just managing everything so ever...

Livianu shines bright for Red Storm

Livianu shines bright for Red Storm

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Tennis

The story reads like a picture-perfect fairytale. The daughter of an ex-tennis player grows up with a racket in her hand, becomes a coveted talent, and helps her school break records. Upon first glance, it looks too easy for St. John’s freshman Jessica Livianu. Her mother, Bagdana Romanksy-Livian...

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...

St. John’s women’s tennis wins first two matches

Anna Kulesa, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Tennis

The St. John’s women’s tennis team opened their season with two victories in a doubleheader against Fairfield and NJIT on Friday. The women defeated Fairfield 7-0 at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Freshman Jessica Livianu, who is ranked 43rd, defeated Fairfield’s Sarah Stuh...

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