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Men’s Lacrosse Upsets No. 11/13 High Point

Men’s Lacrosse Upsets No. 11/13 High Point

Sydney Denham, Contibuting Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Sports

The St. John’s Men’s Lacrosse team took on the No. 11/13 High Point University Panthers this past Saturday at Vert Stadium down in North Carolina. Going into this game 1-1 and having received votes for the Top 25 last weekend, this was a big one for the Red Storm. Despite a game filled with runs...

Hot Start for Red Storm Lacrosse in 2018

Hot Start for Red Storm Lacrosse in 2018

John Cavanagh, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Last season, St. John’s lacrosse had a season to forget. The Red Storm managed just one win on the entire season, and finished 1-13 overall. This season is a completely different story. Not only have they surpassed that win total, but they have a perfect record at home, and a 4-2 record in six...

Lacrosse Looks to Rebound From Tough 2017

Lacrosse Looks to Rebound From Tough 2017

Sean Okula, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

Pick your metaphor of choice. A clean slate;   a blank page; an empty canvas; they all lead back to one blissful concept: a new season. And yet, the doubters rage on against Coach Jason Miller and the men’s lacrosse team. Six wins since 2014, just one last season and Miller’s fellow Big East c...

Miller Announces 2018 Lacrosse Schedule

Miller Announces 2018 Lacrosse Schedule

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The St. John’s lacrosse team announced their 2018 schedule two weeks ago, with top Division I competition scattered across it. Head Coach Jason Miller and the Big East made the announcement and added that their April 28th matchup with Georgetown would be televised. The Red Storm will open the season with two ...

Red Storm Roundup: Baseball, softball roll to weekend sweeps

John Cavanagh, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, Men's Tennis, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men’s Tennis Wins First Big East Matchup of the Season St. John’s men’s tennis beat the Georgetown Hoyas 4-0 Friday morning at the National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. It was a big win for the Red Storm, snapping a four game losing streak coming into this pivotal Big East matchup....

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...

St. John’s Lacrosse visits Naval Academy

St. John’s Lacrosse visits Naval Academy

October 26, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s men’s lacrosse team took a trip to Annapolis, Md. on Oct. 15 to take on the U.S. Naval Academy for a fall exhibition game. The Red Storm faced off against the Midshipmen in a five-quarter game in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Eight different men on the team scored in 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...

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Scroll

The first 30 minutes of a St. John’s men’s lacrosse game are intense and typically close, with the team neck and neck with whomever lines up across from them. But while it’s easy to drown in the Red Storm’s early game success, the team’s second half breakdowns are hard to ignore. Saturda...

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