Saint Joseph’s junior Shavar Newkirk was named the Philadelphia Big 5 Co-Player of the Week for December 12, sharing the award with Josh Hart of Villanova…
Natasha Cloud (Basketball) and Logan Mohn (Cross Country/Track & Field) have been selected as the recipients of Saint Joseph’s Class of 1950 Awards, as the school’s top graduating student-athletes…
Junior Andrea Hoover scored a career-high 29 points as No. 25 University of Dayton women’s basketball rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat Saint Louis 90-74. The Flyers improve to 18-5 overall and 11-1 in the Atlantic 10 to remain alone atop the conference standings. The Billikens drop to 10-15 overall and 5-7 in A-10 action.
The Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team dropped a hard-fought battle at VCU, 73-69, Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Wireless Arena.
It was the worst of halves, it was the best of halves for the St. Joseph’s women’s basketball team. The Hawks overcame an early 10 point deficit and poor shooting to defeat the Fordham Rams, 47-46 and capture the 2012-13 Atlantic 10 conference championship.
Saturday night from the Barclays Center, it all comes down to this; the summer workouts, weight room, film room, countless hours in the gym, all of the sweat and tears. A one game, winner take all battle. It’s the 2012-13 Atlantic 10 women’s basketball conference championship. The prize? For one team it will be bragging rights for a year and an automatic ticket to the NCAA tournament.
For Chatilla van Grinsven and the St. Joseph’s women’s basketball team it was a shot at redemption. Just one week after losing at #11 Dayton in the Atlantic 10 regular season finale, the Hawks found themselves with another opportunity against the top ranked Flyers. Only this time the stakes were higher – a ticket to Brooklyn was on the line.
The Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team is headed to the Atlantic 10 title game next Saturday in Brooklyn as the Hawks topped #11 Dayton in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship Sunday afternoon at Hagan Arena. With the win, the Hawks will now play for the A-10 title next Saturday, March 16 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
The fourth seeded Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team down fifth seed Duquesne, 73-60, Saturday afternoon at Hagan Arena. The Hawks advance to face top seed Dayton in the semifinals on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The semifinal matchup will be televised nationally on the CBS Sports Network.
The #12/12 University of Dayton women’s basketball earned their first-ever Atlantic 10 regular season championship on Sunday with a 73-66 win over the Saint Joseph Hawks 73-66. A national television audience watching on ESPN2 and a crowd of 5,288 at UD Arena cheered on as the Flyers became just the sixth Atlantic 10 team to finish the conference season undefeated.