Track and Field’s Outdoor Season Canceled

Track and Field’s Outdoor Season Canceled

Collin Washington, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

The track and field team’s season came to an abrupt close on Feb. 22 at the Northeast Conference Indoor Championship.  The men's team placed sixth overall and the women placed fifth at the NEC Indoor Finals.  The Red Flash’s outdoor season was set to begin March 22 but due to the Coronavir...

New Mural in Stokes Center

New Mural in Stokes Center

Yosuke Sugano, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Over spring break, the Athletics Department installed a mural on the wall in the foyer of the Stokes Center.  The new mural was designed over the last several months. “We are very excited about the recently installed mural in the front foyer area,” said Director of Athletics Susan Robinson-Fruc...

Braxton and Blackmon Leave Mark on Men’s Basketball Program

Braxton and Blackmon Leave Mark on Men’s Basketball Program

Kyle Simmonds, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Keith Braxton and Isaiah Blackmon may very well go down as the greatest basketball duo in not only Saint Francis history, but also Northeast Conference history.  Both earned NEC Player-of-the-Year honors (Braxton in 2018-19; Blackmon in 2019-20) and the SFU star tandem is the highest scoring duo in NEC ...

Water Polo Season Cut Short Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Water Polo Season Cut Short Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Millie Laudenbach, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

The water polo team cancelled the remainder of its season following the University’s decision to move courses online due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The Collegiate Water Polo Association also announced the cancellation of all scheduled tournaments, drawing the season to an abrupt end.  T...

Student-Athletes Participate in “Read-Across-America Week”

Student-Athletes Participate in “Read-Across-America Week”

Halie Murphy, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Student-athletes volunteered their time to read books to area elementary school students in celebration of “Read-Across-America Week” earlier this month.  Read-Across-America Week, a national event intended to encourage reading, was created to engage, motivate and make children feel welcome in thei...

Football Announces 2020 Non-Conference Schedule

Football Announces 2020 Non-Conference Schedule

Jason Brown, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

SFU will open the 2020 season with three non-conference games before finishing the season with eight straight Northeast Conference contests.  Last season, the team finished with a final record of 6-6. Three of those losses came in overtime in NEC games.  The Red Flash will open the season on S...

Men’s Basketball Headed to NEC Championship Game

Men’s Basketball Headed to NEC Championship Game

March 7, 2020

Courtesy of Saint Francis Athletics Communications: The men's basketball team will make its third Northeast Conference Championship appearance in the last four seasons after taking down Sacred Heart, 84-72, in Saturday's NEC semifinal game at the Stokes Center. Northeast Conference Player-of-the-Year Isaiah B...

Student-Athlete Networking Event Scheduled for Sunday

Student-Athlete Networking Event Scheduled for Sunday

Jalen Brown, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The Athletics Department will host its second annual Student-Athlete Networking Event on Sunday. This event is open to all student-athletes, with juniors and seniors strongly encouraged to attend. “We want to create more career development opportunities for our student-athletes,” said Associate ...

Football Adds 17 on Signing Day

Football Adds 17 on Signing Day

Jason Brown

February 19, 2020

The football team added 17 players to its 2020 roster on Feb. 5 – National Signing Day - bringing the total number of program recruits to 21.  The Red Flash added nine players on the offensive side of the ball and 12 on defense. The incoming class includes center Louis Mihota, who transfers to SFU from Virginia...

Swim Team Competing at NEC Championship

Swim Team Competing at NEC Championship

Millie Laudenbach, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The swim team traveled to East Nassau, New York, on Tuesday night for the Northeast Conference Championship that began on Wednesday.  The meet will run through Saturday evening at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. It will consist of six sessions, with preliminary heats in the morning and finals ...

Golf Teams Prep for Spring Season-Opening Action

Golf Teams Prep for Spring Season-Opening Action

Avery Papalia, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The men’s and women’s golf teams get their spring season started during Spring Break, with the women’s team opening up in South Carolina at Kiawah Island and the men opening up in Daytona Beach at LPGA International. The men were picked fifth and the women third in Northeast Conference Coac...

Young Softball Squad Gaining Valuable Experience

Young Softball Squad Gaining Valuable Experience

Kyle Simmonds, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The softball team enters the Chattanooga Frost Classic this weekend with a 3-5 record after posting a 2-2 mark last week at the Campbell Invitational. The Red Flash picked up a pair of wins over Howard at Campbell and dropped games to host Campbell and Bucknell. In the team’s last game of the...

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