Saint Joseph's (9-11; 2-5 A-10) resumes A-10 play on the road at Dayton (13-7; 5-2) on Tuesday evening in a nationally-televised game on the CBS Sports Network at 8 p.m.
Saint Joseph's Charlie Brown, Jr., has earned Player of the Week honors in both the Atlantic 10 and the Big 5 for January 28, marking the second time this year he's earned the weekly award in each league.
Saint Joseph's women's basketball team rallied to force overtime at Dayton on a three-pointer by Kristalyn Baisden with :05.1 to play. But the Flyers pulled away in the extra frame for a 72-65 win at UD Arena on Sunday.
Saint Joseph's Distance Medley Relay of redshirt freshman George Steinhoff, freshman Michael Welde, senior captain Rory Houston, and junior Zach Michon won the title, Michon hit the IC4A mark in the mile, and SJU's 4x400m relay joined the DMR with an improved IC4A seed time to lead the Saint Joseph's men's track and field squad at the unscored Penn State National Invitational, held at PSU's Ashenfelter III Indoor Track on Friday and Saturday.
Charlie Brown, Jr., notched his second consecutive double-double but Saint Joseph's (9-11; 0-3 Big 5) couldn't get past Penn, falling 78-70 to the Quakers in a Big 5 battle at The Palestra. With the win, Penn (12-6; 4-0) clinched the outright Big 5 title, its first since 2001-02 season.
Senior captain Elaine Estes won the 5000m and senior captain Lindsey Oremus anchored the third-place DMR and accomplished a 3000m feat that hadn't been done by a Hawk in the last six years to lead the Saint Joseph's women's track and field squad at the unscored Penn State National Invitational, held at PSU's Ashenfelter III Indoor Track on Friday and Saturday.
The Saint Joseph's women's basketball team heads to Dayton this Sunday for a noon matchup with Dayton at UD Arena. The game, which will be nationally televised on ESPNU, is part of the "We Back Pat" initiative focused on bringing awareness and recognition to the Pat Summitt Foundation, a fund of East Tennessee Foundation, and its fight against Alzheimer's disease, with the Hawks, including the coaching staff, wearing gray "We Back Pat" shirts in support of the enterprise.
Saint Joseph's senior field hockey standout Anna Willocks was among the honored guests at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's annual awards dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Monday night.