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
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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
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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
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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...

Football Team Wraps Up Spring Drills with Red-White Game

Football Team Wraps Up Spring Drills with Red-White Game

Erik Walker, Contributing Writer
April 21, 2016
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The Red Flash football team hosted its spring game on April 15 at DeGol Field, with the Red Team posting a 14-12 win over the White squad. Sophomore running back Byron Johnson was one of the standouts for the Red Team, rushing for 104 yards on seven carries, including a 65-yard burst. “The offensive...

Lift for Life, 5K Run Scheduled for Saturday

Lift for Life, 5K Run Scheduled for Saturday

Janiece Morton, Contributing writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Saint Francis Uplifting Athletes chapter will be hosting its third annual Lift for Life event this Saturday, April 23. This year, the organization has added a 5K run. All money raised will be donated to childhood apraxia research and awareness efforts. Registration for the 5K will start at...

Flash Cheerleading Squad Places Seventh at National Event

Flash Cheerleading Squad Places Seventh at National Event

Angel Creek, Contributing writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Saint Francis cheerleading team competed at the National Cheerleading Association’s annual event April 10-11, in Daytona, Florida. The team placed seventh at the event, advancing to the second day of competition. “Our weakness was just having a young squad,” said the team’s coach, Tara...

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