The Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad claimed the 4x400m relay title and rookie Michael Welde stood out in the sprints as the Crimson and Gray raced the Fastrack National Invitational, held at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Friday. The meet served as one of the final opportunities for both individual and relay Hawks to qualify for the upcoming IC4A Indoor Track and Field Championships in early March.
Charlie Brown, Jr., scored 28 points and Jared Bynum had 20 to lead Saint Joseph's to a 91-61 win over Saint Louis (15-9; 6-5) in Atlantic 10 action at Hagan Arena. It capped an emotional night at Saint Joseph's (11-13; 4-7 A-10) as head coach Phil Martelli guided the Hawks two days after his father, Phil, passed away. After a pre-game tribute to "Pops" Martelli, who had been there for almost every practice, game and road trip in the coach's 24-year career, the players and staffs from both teams embraced the long-time Saint Joseph's head coach one by one.
Junior sprint captain Caroline Duffy turned in a pair of strong performances to lead the Saint Joseph's women's track and field squad at the 2019 Fastrack National Invitational, held at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Friday. The meet served as one of the final opportunities for individual Hawks to qualify for the upcoming ECAC Indoor Track and Field Championships in early March.
Toliver Freeman had an outstanding career at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He scored over 1,500 points in his four seasons, surpassing the 1,000-point mark in his junior year, and was named the team MVP three consecutive seasons.
The Saint Joseph's men's basketball team will host Saint Louis in an A-10 ESPN Friday Night Showcase game on February 8 at 7 p.m. in Hagan Arena. Fan Fest will take place prior to the game, which can be seen nationally on ESPN2.
The Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team will open the 2019 season at home vs. St. Bonaventure (0-1) this Saturday, February 9. Opening face-off is set for noon on Sweeney Field.
The Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team will open the 2019 season at home vs. #22 Georgetown (0-0) this Saturday, February 9. Opening draw control is set for 3:00 p.m. on Sweeney Field.
Saint Joseph's senior Kristalyn Baisden matched her career-high with 23 points as she helped lead the Hawks' to a 66-54 comeback victory over Davidson, 66-54, on Wednesday evening at Hagan Arena.
Redshirt sophomore Lorenzo Edwards scored a career-high 22 points, hitting a perfect 6-for-6 from three-point range, but it wasn't enough as Saint Joseph's (10-13; 3-7 A-10) was defeated by La Salle, 83-69, in an Atlantic 10 and Big 5 game at Gola Arena.
The Saint Joseph's women's basketball team caps its two-game homestand this Wednesday. The game, set for a 7 p.m. tip, will be streamed on ESPN+.
Under the direction of eighth-year head coach Taylor Wray, a "new look" Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse team will open the 2019 season on Saturday, February 9, at home against St. Bonaventure at 12:00 p.m., the first of seven home games to be played on Sweeney Field this spring. With the departure of one of the most successful senior classes in program history, Mike Adler, Liam Hare, Nick Vernacchio, and Thomas Tarleton will captain a roster comprised of 85 percent freshmen and sophomores.
Under the direction of fifth-year head coach Alex Kahoe, the Saint Joseph's women's lacrosse team will open the 2019 season this Saturday, February 9, at home against Georgetown at 3:00 p.m., the first of eight home games to be played on Sweeney Field this spring. Saint Joseph's returns 24 Hawks from a squad that is coming off of a program-record, 12-win season, which was capped by a run at the 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament, and has added 12 true freshmen in preparation of the 2019 spring season.