Saint Joseph's University today introduced Jill Bodensteiner as its new director of athletics, marking the appointment of a new athletics director for the first time in 30 years. She succeeds the legendary Don DiJulia '67, who recently announced his retirement after serving his 50th year in college athletics and 35th as Saint Joseph's athletics director.
Pat Calathes '08 and Don DiJulia '67 will be inducted into the Big 5 Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Monday, April 16 at The Palestra, it was announced today by the Philadelphia Big 5. They will be joined by the late Rasual Butler (La Salle), Candice Dupree (Temple), Natasha Rezek (Penn) and Curtis Sumpter (Villanova).
Saint Joseph's vice president and director of athletics Don DiJulia will be one of eight individuals inducted into ECAC Hall of Fame on May 4.
Saint Joseph's redshirt sophomore Pierfrancesco Oliva underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair a fracture in his left wrist suffered in the opening minutes of the Hawks' 90-87 loss to Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 Semifinals on March 10.
Former standout Pat Calathes '08 will be inducted into the SJU Basketball Hall of Fame at the 63rd Annual Men's Basketball Awards Banquet on Friday, April 6 at Drexelbrook Catering in Drexel Hill. The Hawks' 2017-18 team will also be honored with special recognition given to Saint Joseph's senior class.
Six Hawks scored in double figures, but 25th-ranked and top-seeded Rhode Island moved on to the Atlantic 10 Championship game with a 90-87 victory over fourth-seeded Saint Joseph's in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship at Capital One Arena.
Fourth-seeded Saint Joseph's (16-15) will take on top-seeded Rhode Island (24-6) in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship today at 1 p.m. at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The game will be televised on the CBS Sports Network and can be heard on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. With a victory, SJU would advance to the championship game on Sunday at 1 p.m. with the broadcast on CBS.
Nick Robinson had 14 points and Shavar Newkirk scored 13 to lead fourth seeded Saint Joseph's to a 68-49 win over fifth-seeded George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Quarterfinals at Capital One Arena. The Hawks, who have won four straight and seven of their last eight, will meet top-seeded Rhode Island in the semifinals on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The fourth-seeded Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (15-15; 10-8 A-10) will begin its quest for the Atlantic 10 title on Friday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. when it meets George Mason in the quarterfinals. The game will be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network.
Saint Joseph's seniors Shavar Newkirk and James Demery have been named to the 2018 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Teams, as voted on by the league coaches, with Newkirk earning a spot on the Second Team and Demery being named to the Third Team. It marks the first time that either player has earned All-Conference honors.
Saint Joseph's has earned the #4 seed in the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship and will open play in the quarterfinals on Friday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. with the opponent to be determined. The game will be televised nationally on the NBC Sports Network.
Saint Joseph's (15-15; 10-8 A-10) has earned the fourth seed and a double bye in the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship next week at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. The Hawks will open play in the quarterfinals on Friday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. with the opponent to be determined.