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Trail Magic

Standout field hockey player Effie Drew ’15 pushes her limits and finds adventure as a thru-hiker By Emma Deans While classmates were zipping up graduation gowns and walking across the stage at Saint Joseph’s College’s commencement in May 2015, Effie Drew ’15 was embarking on what would become, at the time, the biggest [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:14+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , |

Raising a “Big Tent”

Karyn and Ron Fisher P’18 support Monks Athletics By Michelle Howard and Patricia Erikson Big Tent 1. Noun. A group, movement, or philosophy that appeals or caters to, or encompasses, the broadest and most diverse amount of members possible. From their hometown in Strafford, New Hampshire, Karyn and Ron Fisher drive as many hours as needed to [...]

2018-09-11T11:10:46+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: |

Hitting the Books

Taylor Black ’17 Named First Team CoSIDA Academic All American By Corey McCarthy Taylor Black ’17 of Cardiff by the Sea, California, is pursuing his passion for athletics and wellness by attending Northeastern University and studying Physical Therapy. But in September, he took some time to return to campus for the Alumni Baseball Game and [...]

2018-09-11T11:10:48+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: , |

Men’s Soccer Team Ranked 23rd Nationally, 8th Regionally

Saint Joseph's College is ranked 23rd nationally in the latest DIII Soccer Poll and eighth in the sixth United Soccer Coaches weekly poll. The Monks, 13-0-1 overall with an 8-0-1 record in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play, earn national poll recognition for the first time in program history and are ranked eighth in New [...]

2018-09-11T11:14:01+00:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Chasing the Competitive Edge on the New Turf Field

Whether you are an athlete on the field or a spectator, there is something you all have in common: the sheer enjoyment of the game. There is nothing more invigorating than being immersed in the cheers of fans and athletes at a sporting event. The new, lighted track and turf field at Saint Joseph’s College [...]

2018-09-11T11:16:38+00:00April 26th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Brooke Troup Talks About the New Track and Field Facility

Brooke Troup ’18: When a Playing Field is Home Interview by Lauren Legere '17 It’s game time and the excitement and anticipation are running through Brooke’s body. She laces up her cleats, straps on her goalie gloves, and puts on her fierce game face. She huddles with her team as they fill their circle with [...]

2018-09-11T11:18:15+00:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: |

Brian Curtin is 2016 GNAC Executive of the Year

Saint Joseph’s director of athletics was honored by his peers in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), who recently named him Executive of the Year. The leader of the Saint Joseph’s athletics department since May 2006, Curtin currently serves as chair of the GNAC Executive Committee and works closely with GNAC Commissioner Joe Walsh. Success, [...]

2018-09-11T11:23:14+00:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Summer 2016|Tags: , |

Risk and Reward in Life and Basketball

Noah LaRoche ’06 takes a big leap of faith What would impel a young college graduate to leave a perfectly good job in his field with no real prospects in sight? For Noah LaRoche ’06, it was a passion for basketball. LaRoche’s story begins in 2003, the year he transferred to Saint Joseph’s. “Noah was [...]

2018-09-11T11:26:41+00:00May 1st, 2016|Categories: Spring 2016|Tags: , |

Statue Story

We pull back the glass to get an inside look at what’s described as SJC’s original monk. By Liza Darvin Tucked between the jerseys, bats, and photographs that fill the cases in the Athletics Hall of Fame in the Sablone Alumni Room, sits a rather simple wooden sculpture. Dubbed “The Original Monk” by a plaque [...]

2018-09-11T11:30:47+00:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: , |

3 Questions for…Theresa Hendrix ‘15 • SJC’s Superwoman

Theresa Hendrix was a three-sport athlete for 12 seasons, with 168 softball games and 38 career accolades to her name. Not to mention earning the GNAC 2015 Woman of the Year honor.We’re not quite sure her real name isn’t Lois Lane. Photo Credit: David Bates, In addition to playing basketball, you were a two-year [...]

2018-09-11T11:32:14+00:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: |