Lorenzo Jerome signs with CFL’s Calgary Stampeders

Lorenzo Jerome signs with CFL’s Calgary Stampeders

Derrick Wiley, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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Former Saint Francis football star Lorenzo Jerome recently signed a contract with the Calgary Stampeders, a team in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Jerome was added to the Stampeders’ roster in the beginning of January. He is currently preparing for the 2019 season.  The Stampeders host the...

Former basketball star Jess Zinobile’s jersey to be retired on Feb. 9

Former basketball star Jess Zinobile’s jersey to be retired on Feb. 9

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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The Athletics Department will hold a ceremony on Feb. 9 during halftime of the women’s basketball team’s game against Central Connecticut State to retire former standout Jess Zinobile’s jersey. “I can’t even put into words how much of an honor it is to be getting my jersey retired,” said...

Lisa Swope named interim head Women’s Tennis Coach

Lisa Swope named interim head Women’s Tennis Coach

Katie Page, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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Lisa Swope has been named the SFU women’s tennis team’s interim head coach. For the past eight years, Swope has coached the girls and boys tennis teams at Central Cambria High School in Ebensburg. Under Swope’s leadership, several of her players earned Pennsylvania District 6 Class-AA titles...

Krimmel moves into second place on Men’s Basketball wins list

Krimmel moves into second place on Men’s Basketball wins list

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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With his 86th win as head coach of the Red Flash men’s basketball team on Jan. 19 in a game against Central Connecticut State, Rob Krimmel moved into second place in career wins in program history. Krimmel’s 86 wins as head men’s basketball coach at Saint Francis trails only Skip Hughes, wh...

Women’s basketball to travel across country to face Boise State

Women’s basketball to travel across country to face Boise State

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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The women’s basketball team will travel to the University of Washington to face Boise State on Dec. 15. The team will compete in the Husky Classic, a two-day tournament. The winner of the SFU-Boise State game will face the winner of the other first-round game between host Washington and Montana...

Track and field teams open indoor season at Bucknell, Dec. 2

Track and field teams open indoor season at Bucknell, Dec. 2

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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The men’s and women’s track and field teams open their 2018-19 indoor season at the Bison Opener at Bucknell University on Dec. 2. “Our track and field teams trained on their own all summer,” said Red Flash head coach Doug Hoover.  “Then we began conditioning together in the beginning of...

Athletic director serving as interim head women’s basketball coach

Athletic director serving as interim head women’s basketball coach

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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Joe Haigh requested and was granted a leave of absence from his role as Saint Francis head women’s basketball coach on Nov. 13. In his absence, SFU Director of Athletics Susan Robinson-Fruchtl – who previously served as Red Flash head women’s basketball coach from 2007-12 – has assumed interim...

Swimming team to compete at ECAC Winter Championships, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Swimming team to compete at ECAC Winter Championships, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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The swimming team is headed to New York to compete at the ECAC Winter Championships at the Nassau County Aquatics Center from Nov. 30 - Dec. 2. This is the second time SFU will participate in the winter version of the ECAC Championship meet. SFU placed 10th out of 17 teams last year at the event....

Men’s Soccer seeded second entering NEC Playoffs

Men’s Soccer seeded second entering NEC Playoffs

Katie Page, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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The Red Flash men’s soccer team will travel to Long Island this week to compete in the Northeast Conference Tournament. SFU is seeded second in the tournament and will face No. 3 seed Bryant in semifinal action on Friday at 11 a.m. at Long Island University.  Top-seeded LIU will face No. 4 seed...

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Picked as the preseason favorite in the Northeast Conference, the men’s basketball team will look to pull of some monumental upsets in an incredibly challenging non-conference schedule. The team opened the season on Tuesday night, falling 82-67 at the University of Buffalo despite 19 points and...

Kovatch not done in Loretto just yet

Kovatch not done in Loretto just yet

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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At an AAU tournament, a player caught Red Flash head women’s basketball coach Joe Haigh’s eye. She wasn’t the best on the team, but he could see her potential. He circled her name in his big book of recruits and moved on to the next game, not really thinking about recruiting Jessica Kovatch. In...

Red Flash Men’s, Women’s Cross Country Teams finish runner-up at NEC

Red Flash Men’s, Women’s Cross Country Teams finish runner-up at NEC

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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The SFU men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished second at the Northeast Conference Championships at Bryant University on Oct. 27. “Everyone had a great race and we had a lot of personal bests this weekend, even with the course in bad condition from all the rain,” said senior Hannah...

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