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Keeping up with the Monks: 2012-2013 Season Highlights

253 honors The Monks earned 253 individual honors, including 79 academic accolades, 42 All-Conference awards and 63 weekly honors. 28-3 record Pitcher Chad Rafferty ’13 broke the baseball victories record (one that stood for 27 years) and finished his career with an astounding 28-3 record. 1,229 digs Volleyball star Sarah Hawkes ’13 holds the record [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:53-04:00August 1st, 2013|Categories: Summer 2013|Tags: |

Coach Putnam puts new track and field team on path for success

Saint Joseph’s inaugural varsity track and field team has enjoyed a great deal of success in their premiere season under the leadership of Coach Ray Putnam, the College’s cross country coach since 2011. When he first started, Coach Putnam was given a timeframe of four years to start the track and field program. He had [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:55-04:00May 1st, 2013|Categories: Spring 2013|Tags: , |

Athletics Hall of Fame 2012

Karen Sandora Fenderson ’89 – Women’s Basketball Karen was a four-year starting point guard for the women’s basketball team. A two-time All-Conference honoree, Sandora registered 1,138 points, 620 assists, 284 rebounds and 261 steals during her career. She currently ranks as the Monks’ all-time leader in both assists and assists per game (5.7), while her [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:56-04:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Fall 2012|Tags: , |

Former Monks power pitcher shows major moves

Charlie Furbush went from once thinking he’d never throw a baseball again to a spot in the rotation for the major league Seattle Mariners last summer. The lanky pitcher, once a hopeful Division III athlete at St. Joe’s looking to play baseball while he earned a degree, became the key return for the Mariners in [...]

2021-10-07T10:09:58-04:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: Summer 2012|Tags: , |

Softball field named for Dick Bailey

Longtime coach, administrator and friend honored During the spring softball season, the playing field at Saint Joseph’s College was officially named for longtime St. Joe’s softball coach, friend and administrator, Dick Bailey. More than 200 alumni, family and friends were there to help dedicate the field and honor a man who gave them so much. [...]

2021-10-07T10:10:04-04:00August 1st, 2011|Categories: Summer 2011|Tags: , |

Softball and baseball teams earn conference championships

The Saint Joseph’s College softball and baseball teams capped incredible spring seasons when both appeared in the NCAA Tournament for Division III. Both teams landed at the tourney after earlier winning the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament Championships. The SJC softball team (37-10 overall) made its first- ever NCAA Tournament appearance after winning the [...]

2021-10-07T10:10:04-04:00August 1st, 2011|Categories: Summer 2011|Tags: |

Other campus news

Basketball program wins prestigious sportsmanship award Men's basketball head coach Rob Sanicola '99 accepted the 2009-10 Collegiate Basketball Officials Association (CBOA) Schoenfeld Award presented to the college or university, which in the judgment of the CBOA membership, best exemplifies "the highest degree of sportsmanship, character, and ethics among their players, coaches and spectators." The award [...]

2021-10-07T10:10:07-04:00November 30th, 2010|Categories: Fall 2010|Tags: |

Jesse LaCasse ’03

Baseball star’s handmade bats hit it off with players Ask Maine native Jesse LaCasse ’03 why he makes custom wooden baseball bats and he’ll answer simply, “For the love of the game.” LaCasse, who earned a degree in sports management from Saint Joseph’s and excelled on the baseball diamond for the Monks, began making wooden [...]

2021-10-07T10:10:10-04:00May 1st, 2010|Categories: Spring 2010|Tags: , , |

High scoring runs in the family

Carolyn Freeman, a senior guard and co-captain for the Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team, loves to compete. Attending college and playing the game had always been her dream, but come senior year, while playing against Skidmore College, something magical happened that left her friends and family cheering ecstatically in the bleachers above. Earlier this year, [...]

2021-10-07T10:10:10-04:00May 1st, 2010|Categories: Spring 2010|Tags: , |

Sports management internships land students in good position

The very first ball game Chris Taylor worked during his internship with the minor league Memphis Redbirds left him a bit “shell-shocked.” Trot Nixon stood nearby. Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Bud Selig passed him in the hall. His inaugural day turned out to be the day of a national MLB event to commemorate the [...]

2021-10-07T10:10:11-04:00May 1st, 2010|Categories: Spring 2010|Tags: , , , |