STJ Sports Round Up


The Flashlight is back with another sports round up. Here’s what happened to our Johnnies:

Women’s Volleyball: Volleyball has improved to 2-0 in the Big East Conference after edging out the University of Louisville, 3-2. Red Storm Sports reports senior Valeria Kovaleva had a career-high 20 kills, with seniors Casie Brooks and Lena Yee leading the team in digs.

Women’s Cross Country: Freshman Sabine Scheinder led the cross country team with a 10th place finish at Fairfield University’s 32nd Annual Father Leeber S.J. Invitational this past Saturday.

Golf: Red Storm golf placed fifth out of an overall 19 teams at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate in New Haven, Conn. over the weekend. Junior Michele Romano was the team’s star player.

Men’s Soccer: The No. 4 Johnnies pulled out a 1-0 victory against No. 22 Providence on Sunday, with junior Nelson Becerra coverting the game winning goal off of a penalty kick. St. John’s improves to 8-0-2 on the season.

Women’s Soccer: On their trip out to Pittsburgh, the women’s soccer team dropped their match against Pitt, 1-0. With the loss, St. John’s drops to 4-2-4 on the season, and 0-1-2 in Big East play.

-Alex Quevedo

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