Saint Joseph's University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., announced today that Jill Bodensteiner has been named the University's director of athletics, marking the first time in 30 years that a new athletics director has been appointed. She succeeds the legendary Don DiJulia, who recently announced his retirement after serving his 50th year in college athletics and 35th as Saint Joseph's athletics director.
Due to low temperatures and inclement weather in the forecast, the Saint Joseph's baseball games scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday have been postponed.
Sweeping all six singles matches, the Saint Joseph's women's tennis team picked up a 6-1 victory over Chestnut Hill on Monday.
The Saint Joseph's men's tennis team opened its home outdoor slate in style on Monday, shutting out Chestnut Hill, 7-0, at the SJU Tennis Complex.
Saint Joseph's senior Dominic Cuoci and junior Tim Brennan swept the Big 5 Baseball weekly awards announced on Monday afternoon. Cuoci was named the organization's Player of the Week, while Brennan nabbed Pitcher of the Week honors for the third consecutive week.
After playing an outstanding transition game to lead the Hawks to a 2-0 week last week, Saint Joseph's senior short stick midfielder Davis Stoner has been named the Northeast Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday afternoon. The honor marks the first of Stoner's career.
Saint Joseph's men's soccer head coach Don D'Ambra has announced the dates for SJU's 2018 men's soccer camps. There will be two residential/commuter on-campus camps and 10 youth day/evening off-campus camps from June through August.
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).
The Saint Joseph's softball team wrapped up play at the Michele Smith Pediatric Cancer Invitational on Sunday as the Hawks fell to Quinnipiac, 4-1.
The Saint Joseph's baseball team sent 11 batters to the plate in the seventh inning, scoring five runs before an out was recorded en route to a 6-3 comeback win over Manhattan at Smithson Field on Sunday afternoon.
The Saint Joseph's women's basketball team's season came to a close on Sunday as the Hawks fell to West Virginia, 79-51, in the Second Round of the Postseason WNIT at the WVU Coliseum.
The Saint Joseph's women's rowing team commenced its Spring Racing Camp and opened the season against Penn and Delaware on March 17, facing choppy water and a strong head wind on the Schuylkill River.