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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 [...]

2022-05-24T06:25:35-04:00April 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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:28-04:00March 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, [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:33-04:00August 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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:35-04:00May 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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:39-04:00August 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 [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:39-04:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: Summer 2015|Tags: |

Welcome to the New Hall of Fame

On September 13, 2014, the 12th class was inducted into the College’s Athletics Hall of Fame. This ceremony also celebrated another milestone in the College’s history: the unveiling of the new Athletics Hall of Fame Room on the second floor of the Harold Alfond Center. The room features beautiful woodwork, designed and constructed by Windham [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:42-04:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Winter 2015|Tags: , |

Alumni teach leadership on the court in Kazakhstan

Two former Saint Joseph’s basketball players have taken their passion for the game overseas. Chris Petzy ’12 and Meg Daigle ’11 spent the summer coaching basketball to youth through the Drive School of Basketball in Kazakhstan. Based out of Almaty, Kazakhstan, Drive is an intensive training program for basketball players from ages 11 to 18. [...]

2021-10-07T10:05:42-04:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: Winter 2015|Tags: , |

At its core, Clark’s Court celebrates students

On a clear, blue September 5 morning, the family of the late Clark Noonan helped to officially open Clark’s Court at a ribbon-cutting ceremony before a celebratory gathering of students, staff, faculty, family and friends. Clark’s Court, located near the center of campus, will serve as a source of enjoyment and development for Saint Joseph’s [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:52-04:00November 30th, 2013|Categories: Fall 2013|Tags: , |

Boots & Books

The road to college graduation has literally been fraught with war for Ahmed Dorghoud. Now, as a Marine Reservist during a lull in troop deployment, Dorghoud’s ready for spring’s Commencement. When senior criminal justice student and Monks lacrosse  player Ahmed Dorghoud moved with his family from Cairo, Egypt, to Alexandria, Virginia, in 1999, ROTC instantly [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:53-04:00November 30th, 2013|Categories: Fall 2013|Tags: |