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First-year fab five looking to make a difference on the court

Tyler Nice November 2, 2021

The St. Joe’s women’s basketball team welcomes five first-year players this season, the largest first-year cohort since the 2014- 2015 season. While they still have a lot to learn, these players...

Both the mens and womens programs have welcomed new freshmen to their teams.

New faces on Hawk Hill: rookie preview

Christopher Kline November 17, 2020

After an extended wait, the St. Joe’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are preparing for NCAA play, welcoming in two new freshmen to each of their squads. They will seek improvement from last season,...

The womens club ice hockey team is in its ninth season. Photo courtesy of Clara Tomann

Women’s ice hockey brings in young talent

Lily Steele December 3, 2019

After going undefeated last year, the women’s club ice hockey team has been working to rebuild this season. On Nov. 24, the club won their first game against Slippery Rock University at the East...

Knox goes for a dunk against Arcadia University on Oct. 28. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Young Hawks ready to play big role this season

Christopher Kline November 5, 2019

After an eight month span that saw St. Joe’s lose their top four scorers from last season, the question was if new Head Coach Billy Lange could bring in enough talent to make up for the deficit. Now,...

Players from the freshmen class from left to right: (top) Imogen Ayliffe, Claire Melia, Gabby Smalls, (bottom) Jaden Walker, Kaliah Henderson, Lauren Ross. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/THE HAWK

Freshman class prepared to begin college basketball careers

Sam Britt November 5, 2019

Young. Energetic. Exciting to watch. All words Head Coach Cindy Griffin used to describe this year’s iteration of St. Joe’s women’s basketball. For the 2019-20 season, the Hawks brought in a class...

Patton has played an integral role in the team’s 4-1 start and No. 14 national ranking. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SJU ATHLETICS

Field hockey freshman becomes key player

Matt Deleo September 17, 2019

St. Joe’s field hockey has come out strong in the early season with help from freshman midfielder Kacie Patton. Patton is tied for second in goals with two and has four points in her first five games on...

Fresh Faces: Meet the Class of 2023

Fresh Faces: Meet the Class of 2023

Kaitlyn Patterson September 10, 2019

The experience of coming to college for the first time is that of excitement, fear, confusion and more. The Hawk asked members of the freshmen class to share their perspectives:  

First year students share their thoughts on entering college (Photos by Luke Malanga 20).

New Faces

Rebecca Barus September 4, 2018

First year students share thoughts on entering college. Connor Thomson ’22. Scottsdale, Arizona, Brophy College Preparatory School in Phoenix, Arizona. What kind of advice have you been given about...

Six aces

Six aces

Nick Karpinski April 16, 2018

Women’s tennis team boasts young roster With six of their 10 players being freshmen, the St. Joe’s women’s tennis team is filled with young talent trying to make their mark on the squad.  Freshmen...

Leading by example

Leading by example

Sam Britt February 12, 2018

Men's lacrosse seniors look to inspire 13 freshmen “Selfless. Engaged. Discipline.” is the mantra of the St. Joe’s men’s lacrosse team as they enter the 2018 season. Those three words, which hang...

Making the most of the college experience

Making the most of the college experience

Brianna Vassallo September 12, 2017

Advice for new students Whether you are a freshman or a transfer student, I’m sure you are filled with numerous emotions: excitement, fear, anxiety, curiosity, anticipation. You might be missing your...

One week down

Emily Graham September 4, 2017

How the Class of 2021 has transitioned so far As freshman, most students experience different reactions to their first week on campus. While freshman year is a change for everyone, each student faces...

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