The Saint Joseph's baseball team opened its 2018 campaign on Friday, falling to Portland, 8-0, on a snowy afternoon at Joe Etzel Field.
The Saint Joseph's women's basketball team caps regular season play this Saturday as the Hawks travel to Fordham. The game, which is a Jesuit Basketball Spotlight contest, is set for 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Gym.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team (12-15; 7-8 A-10) travels to Richmond (9-18; 7-8) for a Saturday night meeting at the Robins Center. Game time is 6 p.m. with the telecast in Philadephia on NBC Sports Philadephia+ (previously The Comcast Network).
The Saint Joseph's softball team returns to action this weekend at the Chanticleer Showdown. The Hawks will face Pittsburgh, Georgetown and host Coastal Carolina, with play starting on Friday and running through Sunday with live stats available for every game.
Phil Martelli's "HawkTalk" Radio Show will air on Thursday, February 22 from 7 to 8 p.m. with the live broadcast from JD McGillicuddy's in Havertown, Pa. Live streaming audio is available free of charge on SJUHawks.com and the show will also be podcast on Talk Radio 1210's website within 24 hours.
Saint Joseph's rallied from 20 points down to tie the game in the final seconds, but George Mason prevailed, 79-76, winning on a three-pointer at the buzzer.
Saint Joseph's trailed George Washington, 35-29, with two seconds remaining in the first half in a game on December 30, 2016. Then-junior Shavar Newkirk, who had begun to lead his Hawks back from a deep deficit with 10 points of his own, stole the ball and had what seemed to be a fast break layup lined up to end the half before an energized crowd.
Junior attacker Francesca Donato scored a game-high seven goals and dished out a game-high four assists to match an SJU single-game, program-record 11 points and junior midfielder Rebecca Lane added five goals and four helpers of her own to lead the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse squad to an 18-11 road win over Temple at Howarth Field on Wednesday afternoon. With their first road win of the season, the Hawks improve to 2-1 overall while the Owls fall to 2-2.
Freshman miler Matthew Scarpill was named to the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field All-Rookie Team, the league office announced on Wednesday afternoon. The team is comprised of the top rookie performer in each event from meets conducted from the start of the regular season through the Atlantic 10 Championships.
Saint Joseph's fans can now purchase discounted ticket booklets for the 2017 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship to be held from March 7-11 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
A year after being eliminated from postseason contention on the final day of the season, the Saint Joseph's baseball team has been hard at work ensuring that last season's disappointment serves as this season's motivation. The Hawks will get their first crack at the 2018 season this weekend when they open their campaign at Portland.
A game-tying three-pointer by Saint Joseph's Sarah Veilleux missed its mark as George Washington held off a late rally by the Hawks, 49-46, Tuesday evening at Hagan Arena.