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...

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...

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