The Saint Joseph's men's tennis team notched its first dual match victory of 2018 on Saturday with a 5-2 triumph over St. Francis (N.Y.) at Springton Indoor Tennis Club.
Taylor Funk scored a game-high 22 points to lead four Hawks in double figures as Saint Joseph's defeated Massachusetts, 85-73, in Atlantic 10 action at Hagan Arena. The win snaps a five-game losing streak for Saint Joseph's (10-14; 5-7 A-10).
The Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team dropped a hard-fought match-up at Georgetown, 18-15, in the Hawks' 2018 season opener at Cooper Field on Saturday afternoon. Junior midfielder Rebecca Lane scored twice and dished out a team-high three assists for a team-high five points while in her collegiate debut, freshman attacker Stephanie Kelly tallied a team-high three goals (plus an assist) for her first collegiate hat trick.
Shooting 52.9 percent from the field and leading throughout, the Saint Joseph's women's basketball team downed Duquesne, 69-50, Saturday afternoon at the A.J. Palumbo Center.
A 2013 McDonald's All-American Team nominee, fifth-year senior Jai Williams redshirted his freshman year in order to recover from a surgery performed during his final year of high school at Philadelphia Electrical & Technical Charter.
In IC4A-qualifying performances, the Hawks placed second in both the 4x400m relay and Distance Medley Relay at the unscored Fastrack National Qualifier, held at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Friday afternoon. The meet served as a final opportunity for the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad to compete before the 2018 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships, set for February 17-18.
Junior Elaine Estes flew to a second-place finish in the mile to lead the Saint Joseph's women's track and field squad at the unscored Fastrack National Qualifier, held at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Friday afternoon. The meet served as a final opportunity for the Hawks to compete before the 2018 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championships, set for February 17-18.
The Saint Joseph's women's basketball team heads to Duquesne this Saturday to take on the Dukes at 2:30 p.m. at the A.J. Palumbo Center.