Lacrosse Team set to begin new season

Lacrosse Team set to begin new season

Hakeem Kinard, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
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The Red Flash lacrosse team opens its season at home against Central Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. at DeGol Field. The Flash are eager for the start of the new season and are looking to build on last year’s 4-12 campaign. Kara Concheck enters her first full season as head coach of...

Annual Think Pink game held at Stokes

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
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The Saint Francis women’s basketball team hosted the 2017 Think Pink Game on Feb. 11. They lost to Mount Saint Mary’s on the court but succeeded in bringing attention to breast cancer and raising funds for research of the disease. SFU players and fans showed their support for the cause by wearing...

Kovatch becomes fastest Flash to 1,000-Point milestone

Kovatch becomes fastest Flash to 1,000-Point milestone

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The ball bounces on the opponent’s hardwood floor before her knees bend slightly inward, taking her into her unique stance, one that lifts her a few inches. A nanosecond is all she needs to position the ball on her fingers, before lofting it into the air. At Robert Morris on Jan. 16, sophomore...

SFU Ice Hockey falls at Alfred State

Tyler Skipper, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The SFU ice hockey club team failed to pick up a much-needed win Jan. 28 in Olean, New York, falling to Alfred State, 3-2. SFU entered the game looking to close in on a playoff berth. Andrew Ebert scored both of his team’s goals in the loss. Ebert’s first goal came in the second period on...

NEC ‘Money War’ being waged

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

There is a “war” going on in the Saint Francis athletics department, but it’s not what you might be thinking. Red Flash athletics is participating in the Northeast Conference’s annual “Money War” to raising funds for the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation. The University has participated...

NEC Video Shares SFU Swimmer Katie Lafferty’s Story

NEC Video Shares SFU Swimmer Katie Lafferty’s Story

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
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Saint Francis swimmer Katie Lafferty beat ovarian cancer in 2014, and her story is now being shared with a wider audience through a video package produced by the Northeast Conference. Lafferty, a junior business major from Bremen, Indiana, had surgery in April 2014. She had been diagnosed with dysgerminoma,...

SFU Softball to Open Season in North Carolina

SFU Softball to Open Season in North Carolina

Hakeem Kinard, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

The SFU softball team travels to North Carolina to play it first game of the 2017 season against North Carolina Central on Feb. 10. The Flash are looking to build on last year’s 34-win season, one which included a 13-3 mark in regular-season Northeast Conference games. Junior shortstop Jordan Seneca...

Red Flash Water Polo Ready for Action

Red Flash Water Polo Ready for Action

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
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The Saint Francis water polo team will make its debut Feb. 11 at the Bison Invitational at Bucknell University. Water polo became an intercollegiate varsity sport at Saint Francis in 2016-17. Other schools competing at Bucknell, in addition to the Red Flash and the host Bison, include Claremont-Mudd-Scripps...

Swim Team Preps for NEC Championship

Swim Team Preps for NEC Championship

Sam Kimmel, Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

The SFU swim team will travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Northeast Conference Swimming and Diving Championship, Feb. 15-18. Now in his fourth year, head coach Rory Coleman led last year’s team to a school-record 11 victories. This makes five straight winning seasons for the Red Flash. “Over...

Football Team Captures First Conference Title

Football Team Captures First Conference Title

November 14, 2016
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Quarterback Zack Drayer accounted for four touchdowns to help the Saint Francis football team claim its first ever Northeast Conference title.  The Red Flash earned a 31-21 win over Central Connecticut State on Senior Day at DeGol Field on Nov. 12 to improve to 7-3 overall and 5-0 in the NEC. With...

Scenes from the finals

Scenes from the finals

April 25, 2016
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Upset of Penn State puts men’s volleyball on brink of first EIVA title

Upset of Penn State puts men’s volleyball on brink of first EIVA title

April 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Saint Francis University men’s volleyball team pulled off one of the great victories in Red Flash sports history with a playoff upset of Penn State University in four sets Thursday. Penn State had won 17 consecutive Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) titles before the Flash...

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