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Volleyball Loses in the First Round of NIVC

Volleyball Loses in the First Round of NIVC

Brendan Murray, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

A historic season for Red Storm volleyball ended with a bitter defeat to the College of Charleston in Atlanta. The Red Storm were unable to continue their run of dominance this season at the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC). This defeat should in no way take away from the incredible sea...

St. John’s Volleyball Off to Strong Start

St. John’s Volleyball Off to Strong Start

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

The St. John’s volleyball team has charged their way through September thus far all the way to a 12-5 start. The Red Storm opened their season with the Jack Kaiser Classic in Carnesecca Arena. The team defeated Manhattan College and Central Connecticut State on the first day of the tournament, with...

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...

Red Storm Roundup: Women’s soccer prevails, volleyball drops two

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

NCAA Volleyball 10/20: Xavier defeats St. John's (25-19, 15-25, 25-13l 25-18) St. John’s volleyball, continuing their road stretch from last week into this week, went out to Cincinnati to take on Xavier on Thursday. They put forth an outstanding defensive effort but lost the match 3-1 (19-25, 25-15, 13-...

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...

Volleyball rallies past Seton Hall

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball

With a huge come from behind victory, St John's (11-7, 2-3) beat Big East opponent Seton Hall (9-9, 3-2), 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 26-24, 26-24) at Carnesecca Arena on Saturday. The game was close throughout with both teams unable to gain any momentum. The Red Storm had four players with 10 or more kills...

Life in New York

Life in New York

Derrell Bouknight, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball

It only took Erica Di Maulo 48 hours to make her final decision, one that she had never imagined she would have to make. The thought of leaving years of memories and success 4,000 miles in the rearview was a peculiar idea to her, yet it was one she hasn’t regretted. Leaving her home in Milan, ...

St. John’s finishes 1-2 in West Point Invitational

St. John’s finishes 1-2 in West Point Invitational

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Volleyball

St John's had up and down showing at the West Point Invitational this past weekend. They lost to Albany, 3-1 (23-25, 20-25, 25-14, 13-25), and UConn, 3-2 (17-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-15, 13-15), but defeated Delaware State, 3-0, (25-9, 25-12, 27-25). The Red Storm comeback fell short against Albany. The...

SJU Volleyball wins two in California

SJU Volleyball wins two in California

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The St. John’s women’s volleyball team went on the road to play three matches in two days at the San Francisco Challenge. Friday, they faced off against San Francisco in their opening match and pulled in an impressive sweep victory (25-14, 25-17, 25-10). They came out strong setting their season...

Volleyball: St. John’s ends season with road losses

Volleyball: St. John’s ends season with road losses

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The St. John’s women volleyball team wrapped up their regular season with a pair of road losses to Seton Hall and Villanova the weekend before Thanksgiving. The Red Storm (18-14, 8-9 BIG EAST) were defeated 3-1 (15-25, 25-17, 20-25, 25-27) to the Pirates (13-16, 7-10 BIG EAST) at Walsh Gymnasium...

Volleyball: Storm beats Marquette for the first time since 2007

Crystal Simmons, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

On Saturday November 14th, St. John’s took on Marquette gaining their first victory against them since November 4th, 2007 when the storm won in three sets here in queens. The storm won 3-2 making them 17-13 overall and puts them at 7-8 in the BIG EAST. That evening was not only a big victory for the tea...

Volleyball: Seniors say good-bye

Keisha Raymond, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

In front of a full-house at Carnesecca Arena on Sunday afternoon the St. John’s women’s volleyball team (18-13 overall and 8-8 in the Big East) defeated DePaul (16-13 overall, 4-12 Big East) 3-2 (25-20, 16-25, 25-21, 21-25, 15-6) on Senior Day. It was the Red Storm’s first win on Senior Day since N...

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