The Torch

Bob Guerriero Set To Begin As Head Coach

Bob Guerriero Set To Begin As Head Coach

Sean Okula, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

Coach Bob Guerriero is a hands-off evil genius. That’s evil only to the opposition. The longtime assistant specializes in hitting, with a focus on feedback by request. His first three years in Queens saw offensive futility turn into a swift .856 OPS-driven barrage. Now he’s been handed the ke...

St. John’s holds 11th annual 100-out softball fundraiser game

St. John’s holds 11th annual 100-out softball fundraiser game

Brianna Pace, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s softball team hosted their 11th annual 100-out softball game on Wednesday, October 5. The game is held to raise money for the program. Team Storm overpowered Team Red, 29-21. The game is held to give the girls a chance to practice situational work as well as raise much needed mon...

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 splits shortened series in Atlanta

Will Harris, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

St. John’s softball split a pair in the Peach State last week, testing their worth against two top notch programs in the South. The Red Storm defeated the Georgia Tech 5-4 in a rain shortened matchup Tuesday before taking a tough 8-7 loss to Georgia State Wednesday.   The Red Storm pulled off ...

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...

Carullo no-hits Creighton

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The St. John’s softball team may have lost their first conference game this past weekend against Creighton, but they came back to gain two more victories in the three-game series. Senior Francesca Carrullo threw the Red Storm’s first run-rule no-hitter in seven years. “It’s a really great...

Johnnies storm to 12th straight Big East win

Johnnies storm to 12th straight Big East win

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The St. John’s softball team has torn up the Big East this season. The Red Storm (21-13, 12-0) extended its Big East twelve game-winning streak after a stellar offensive display this weekend against Seton Hall. They hit well in all three game of the series, as they swept the Pirates 8-1, 12-4 and...

Johnnies are storming through Big East, win ninth straight game

Johnnies are storming through Big East, win ninth straight game

Reza Moreno, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

This past week, the St. John’s softball team beat Providence back-to-back gaining nine consecutive conference games overall. Up to this point, they are the only team that is undefeated in the Big East this season. In the first game of a double-header on Saturday versus Providence, senior pitcher Fr...

SJU: More than just alley-oops and hoops

SJU: More than just alley-oops and hoops

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

August 28, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports, Volleyball

When most people think of St. John’s athletics, they automatically think of the men’s basketball team. That’s not a surprise, have you seen the new University commercial? The commercial begins with students at a basketball game counting down from 10 to zero, as if the clock is winding down about...

Softball Shuts out Rams for Second Straight Victory

Softball Shuts out Rams for Second Straight Victory

Jalen Bishop, Staff Writer

May 1, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports

The St. John’s softball team won its final home of game of the season against Fordham (30-18), 3-0. The Red Storm continued their strong stretch of winning against non conference opponents, now winning four in a row against non league teams. The fourth inning was the turning point of the game for...

Johnnies Lose a Couple Heartbreakers and Get Swept by UConn

Kyle Fitzgerald, Online Editor

April 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

St. John’s was swept by Connecticut this weekend, losing three consecutive games in as many days. The Red Storm (12-31-1, 3-11) found themselves on the wrong end of one-run losses before getting trounced in the weekend finale on Sunday. The Johnnies, who have struggled on the road this season, found...

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