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Women’s Soccer Opens Up Spring Friendlies

Brendan Murray, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

Spring sports have begun to start up but that doesn’t mean that fall sports take a back seat.That being said, the Women’s soccer team is scheduled to play seven spring games over the course of March and April. The first matchup took  place against Sky Blue FC at Sportika Sports in Manalapan Towns...

DRIVEN: Budapest Native Leads Big East in Goals, Points

DRIVEN: Budapest Native Leads Big East in Goals, Points

Nick Bello, Social Media Manager

September 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Determined. That is the most fitting way to describe redshirt sophomore Zsani Kajan of the St. John’s Women’s Soccer team. Her overall goal for her soccer career at St. John’s is simple. Kajan wants to be named the Big East Player of the year, for her team to win the Big East Championship and ...

SJU Soccer Alum Vaila Barsley Called to Scottish National Team

SJU Soccer Alum Vaila Barsley Called to Scottish National Team

Nick McCreven, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

St. John’s women’s soccer alumna Vaila Barsley was called up to the Scottish national team last week for the team’s match against Belgium on April 11. Coming from Great Yarmouth, England, Barsley played for four elite youth teams before her collegiate career, Stalham Knights, Loddon, Norwich City, ...

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...

Connors powers St. John’s over La Salle

Connors powers St. John’s over La Salle

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s women’s soccer team closed out non-conference play with a 1-0 victory over La Salle, the Red Storm’s tenth straight home win. Junior Shea Connors scored the deciding goal with just 8:57 left in regulation, taking a pass from sophomore Lucy Whipp and sneaking the ball into the...

Poulin leads SJU out west

Poulin leads SJU out west

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Scroll, Women's Soccer

The St. John’s women’s soccer team suffered its first loss in the final game of the Nike Portland Invitational on September 11, losing to the Portland Pilots (4-1-2) 2-1. This ended the second-longest undefeated streak in school history with seven games. The seven-game winning streak to open the seas...

Daly continues to make history

Daly continues to make history

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Making history seems to run through the blood of Rachel Daly. On Jan. 15, the St. John’s senior forward yet again etched her name in the soccer history books, both at St. John’s and in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The Harrogate, England native became the first St. John’s pl...

Stone honored as Regional Coach of the Year

Stone honored as Regional Coach of the Year

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

December 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

Stone led the program to historic heights during the 2015 campaign.  On Monday, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) named Stone Northeast Region Coach of the Year for the remarkable job he did in leading the program this past season. In his decorated 22-year tenure leading the ...

Red Storm’s historic ride comes to “bittersweet” close

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

All good things must come to an end. The most historic, and undeniably greatest season in St. John’s women’s soccer came to an end on Friday night. The Red Storm couldn’t hold off a late run by Boston University as they fell 2-1 in overtime at Belson Stadium in the first round of the NCAA ...

Going Dancin’: Johnnies to Host Terriers in NCAA Tournament

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

0It definitely took longer than expected for the St. John’s women’s soccer team to hear their NCAA Tournament fate. After waiting 15 minutes longer than the rest of the nation’s teams due to the lack of Wi-Fi connection, the Red Storm heard the news they were awaiting: they were going dancing. “...

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