NCAA Grants Year of Eligibility to Winter Student-Athletes

NCAA Grants Year of Eligibility to Winter Student-Athletes

Josh Blair, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

The NCAA announced on Oct. 14 that student-athletes who compete in winter sports will be granted another year of eligibility for the 2020-21 season. This waiver will go into effect, regardless of how many competitions athletes compete in during the 2019-20 academic year. All winter sports student-athletes have been...

Butler Joins Women’s Soccer Program

Butler Joins Women’s Soccer Program

A.J. Burch, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Head women’s soccer coach Ellie Davis has announced the addition of Riley Butler as an assistant coach on her staff.  Butler served as an assistant women's soccer coach at Pitt for two years. While at Pitt, he planned training sessions, created itineraries for road trips, edited game film for individ...

Decision 2020: LeBron or MJ?

Decision 2020: LeBron or MJ?

Ronell Giles, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Who is the greatest basketball player of all time: LeBron James or Michael Jordan?  After James won a fourth NBA title earlier this month with his third team, this question is once again front and center in the sports world. National disagreement abounds on who the GOAT is. All the way down to the Red Flash...

Alumna Named Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Penn State-Altoona

Alumna Named Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Penn State-Altoona

Kobe Jenkins, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Former Red Flash basketball standout Halee Adams was named the head women’s basketball coach at Penn State-Altoona earlier this month. Adams was a four-year star and a state champion at Bishop Guilfoyle High School in Altoona before arriving at Saint Francis. She started 79 games in her SFU career,...

Former Bowling Standout Named Head Coach of Program

Former Bowling Standout Named Head Coach of Program

Kelly Marchi, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

Ashley Bingham (Howe-Yorio) was named head coach of the bowling team last month. She becomes the third coach in the history of the program. Bingham graduated from SFU in 2016 and is one of the most decorated bowlers in the program’s history. She was named Northeast Conference Bowler-of-the-Year...

NEC Reaffirms Decision on Fall Sports

NEC Reaffirms Decision on Fall Sports

Kelly Marchi, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

The NEC Council of Presidents met on Oct. 1 to revisit its previous decision to postpone fall sports competitions and championships to no earlier than Nov. 25. The council decided to reaffirm its original decision. This decision followed an agreed-upon reevaluation of the status of COVID-19, campus...

McQuiggan Named Director of Athletic Communications

McQuiggan Named Director of Athletic Communications

Yosuke Sugano, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Director of Athletics James Downer recently announced that Miles McQuiggan has been hired as Director of Athletic Communications. “I am thankful for James Downer and Jim Brazill providing me the opportunity to join the Saint Francis Athletic Department.” McQuiggan said. “There are great people...

Halbauer Training with Canadian National Water Polo Team

Halbauer Training with Canadian National Water Polo Team

Emese Szucs, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Sophomore Taylor Halbauer has been invited to train with the Canadian Women’s National Water Polo Team. A native of Edmonton, Halbauer started playing water polo when she was 10 years old. She competed on Canada’s Junior World’s Team and her country’s Junior Pan-Am Team, a squad that won a...

SFU Mourns the Loss of “Father Jack”

SFU Mourns the Loss of “Father Jack”

Yosuke Sugano, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

Father Jack O'Malley, a member of the SFU Athletics Hall of Fame and someone who epitomized the phrase “Become That Someone” throughout his life, died earlier this month at age 83. O'Malley was awarded the school’s Mr. Frankie Award in 1959 and inducted into the SFU Athletics Hall of Fame in...

Morehead Joins Football Staff

Morehead Joins Football Staff

Yosuke Sugano, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

Zach Morehead has joined the football program as its tight ends coach. “I’m very excited to be a part of the Saint Francis staff and grateful for the opportunity to coach young men at this level,” said Morehead. “I hope to bring knowledge and wisdom to help mentor and develop these young men...

Athletics Facility Named in Honor of “Mo”

Athletics Facility Named in Honor of “Mo”

Kyle Simmonds, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The Athletics Program recently named one of its training facilities in the Stokes Center the Maureen “Mo” Malloy Basketball Performance Center. Funding for this weight room, which is located at the end of the first hallway as you enter the Stokes Center, was provided by alumni Steve and Jean Rogers....

Women’s Basketball Adds to Staff

Women’s Basketball Adds to Staff

Ronell Giles, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

Red Flash head women’s basketball coach Keila Whittington has added several new members to her team’s coaching staff. Rachelle Hopsicker and Shawnice Wilson join the program as assistant coaches and Natalie Knab, who served as a graduate assistant coach last season, will assume the role of Director...

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