Women’s Basketball falls to RMU in NEC finals

Women’s Basketball falls to RMU in NEC finals

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The women’s basketball team ended its season by falling to top-seeded Robert Morris, 65-54, in the NEC Championship on March 17. “It was a great season and one that no one really expected,” said senior Jess Kovatch. “Toward the end, we kind of figured it was now or never, and we really started...

Cheerleading team to give fans glimpse of Nationals routine

Cheerleading team to give fans glimpse of Nationals routine

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The cheerleading team will host a “Nationals Showcase” on March 31 in DeGol Arena at 2 p.m. to give the University community a glimpse of the team’s routine, one that it will perform at the national championships in Daytona Beach, Florida, during the first week of April. “The showcase is the...

Men’s Basketball closes season at NIT; memorable night for NEC title game

Men’s Basketball closes season at NIT; memorable night for NEC title game

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The men’s basketball team closed its 2018-19 season with a 89-72 loss at Indiana on Tuesday night in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament. It was SFU’s first appearance in the NIT since 1958. SFU (18-15) closed its schedule as co-regular-season champs of the Northeast Conference,...

Women’s Basketball Advances to NEC Championship Game with Win Over Sacred Heart

Women’s Basketball Advances to NEC Championship Game with Win Over Sacred Heart

March 15, 2019


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The women's basketball team played a complete game for 40 minutes to upset second-seeded Sacred Heart, 68-60, in the Northeast Conference Tournament semifinals on Thursday night in Fairfield, Connecticut. NEC Player-of-the-Year Jess Kovatch led the Red Flash with 23 points and seven rebounds, while...

Men’s Basketball Falls to Fairleigh Dickinson in NEC Title Game

Men’s Basketball Falls to Fairleigh Dickinson in NEC Title Game

March 13, 2019


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The men's basketball team lost to Fairleigh Dickinson, 85-76, on Tuesday in the Northeast Conference Championship in front of a capacity crowd of 2,610 fans at the Stokes Center. It was SFU's first home championship game appearance since March of 1991. Saint Francis opened the game on an 11-2...

Kovatch Earns NEC Player-of-the-Year Award for Second Straight Season

Kovatch Earns NEC Player-of-the-Year Award for Second Straight Season

March 11, 2019


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Senior women’s basketball player Jess Kovatch has earned the Northeast Conference’s 2018-19 Player-of-the-Year award. Kovatch earns NEC Player-of-the-Year honors for the second consecutive season. She becomes just the fourth player in league history to capture the award in back-to-back years. The...

Men’s Basketball Hosts NEC Title Game Tuesday Night; Game Will be Live on ESPN2

Men’s Basketball Hosts NEC Title Game Tuesday Night; Game Will be Live on ESPN2

March 11, 2019


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The top two teams in the Northeast Conference will face one another in the league’s championship game on ESPN2 on Tuesday night when SFU hosts Fairleigh Dickinson at the Stokes Center at 7 p.m. The two teams shared the regular-season title with identical 12-6 marks in NEC action. FDU has won seven...

Men’s Basketball Captures Second NEC Regular-Season Title in School History

Men’s Basketball Captures Second NEC Regular-Season Title in School History

March 4, 2019


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The men's basketball team has earned the top seed in this week's Northeast Conference Tournament despite a 94-84 loss at Sacred Heart on Saturday, March 2, in its regular-season finale. Saint Francis (16-13, 12-6) opens the NEC Tournament on March 6, hosting eighth-seeded Bryant at 7 p.m. at the Stokes...

Zezza breaks record for blocked shots in a career

Zezza breaks record for blocked shots in a career

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


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Courtney Zezza, a senior forward on the women’s basketball team, broke the program’s all-time blocks record on Feb. 16 in a win against Fairleigh Dickinson. Entering the game, Zezza was tied with Cheril Meier in the record book with 279 career blocks. She blocked a Knights’ shot in the game...

Men finish second, women seventh at NEC indoor track and field finals

Men finish second, women seventh at NEC indoor track and field finals

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


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The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the 2019 NEC indoor championships, Feb. 15-16, in Staten Island. The men’s team finished second with 122.5 points, while the women’s team finished seventh with 54 points. This was the best finish for the Red Flash men’s indoor track...

Water polo team to visit Michigan, California over Spring Break

Water polo team to visit Michigan, California over Spring Break

Katie Page, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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The SFU water polo team will log some miles over the upcoming Spring Break. The team will travel to the University of Michigan to participate in the Michigan Invitational during the first week of March. On March 2, the squad will face Fresno State and Pacific. On March 3, SFU will play Cal, San...

Pep Band’s Side-by-Side Event scheduled for Saturday

Pep Band’s Side-by-Side Event scheduled for Saturday

Urska Medvsek, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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On Saturday, the Red Flash Pep Band will host its annual Side-by-Side Event at the Stokes Athletics Center. The band will host more than 50 area high school students. These students will play alongside SFU pep band members at Saturday’s basketball doubleheader versus Long Island-Brooklyn. The...

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