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Winning women: A brief glimpse at some of the best women in sports from Philadelphia Winning women

Aaron Tully March 28, 2023

The month of March is known as Women’s History Month. There is a lot of rich history to be found in women’s sports on a local, national and international level. As Women’s History Month winds down,...

Duncan won a bronze medal at the 2021 Atlantic 10 Championship as a member of the 2nd varsity eight.

Row, row, row into a new athletic pursuit for Molly Duncan

Nick Klingman April 27, 2022

Each morning, a sharp alarm wakes senior Molly Duncan at 5:15 a.m. She grabs a bite to eat before driving to the Gillen boathouse. It’s a tiresome schedule but one she fully embraces as the life of...

Among the major losses was an eight person shell. PHOTO COURTESY OF GERRY QUINLAN

Unprecedented flooding in St. Joe’s boathouse

Tyler Nice September 15, 2021

The St. Joe’s men’s and women’s rowing teams have been severely impacted by the recent flooding in Philadelphia and the surrounding area.  On Sept. 1, Hurricane Ida struck the East coast and the...

In the 2019 Dad Vail Regatta, the St, Joe’s Varsity Eight finished 15th out of 23 boats.

Women’s rowers race toward A-10 match-up

Adam Fine April 27, 2021

St. Joe’s women’s rowing has nine races this season, but only two are important: the one that gets them to the top of the Atlantic 10 (A-10) Tournament, and the one they are currently training for.   That,...

St. Joes mens rowing is ranked 19 in the country as of April 24. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SJU ATHLETICS.

Men’s Rowing turns attention to biggest races of the year

Ryan Mulligan April 30, 2019

The St. Joe’s men’s rowing team went undefeated at their meet at the College of the Holy Cross, winning each of their three eight-man races against a field of five on April 28. They will now shift...

The women’s rowing team during a preseason practice. PHOTO COURTESY OF SJU ATHLETICS

Women’s rowing “Guts Week” prepares team for season

Ryan Mulligan February 19, 2019

As the sun rises over the Schuylkill River in mid-February, the St. Joe’s women’s rowing team is already deep into their preseason practice. An indoor preseason that yields five months of early wake-ups,...

The women’s crew team pictured rowing on The Shchuylkill River (Photo courtesy of SJU Athletics).

River in jeopardy

Nick Karpinski September 25, 2018

Schuylkill River on track to be dredged in 2020 If the Schuylkill River, a major hub for Philadelphia rowing culture, is not dredged within the next year, the river will most likely become unsafe to host...

(Photo courtesy of Sideline Photos, LLC).

Rowing teams find success in Philly

Nick Karpinski April 16, 2018

The St. Joe’s men’s and women’s rowing teams had a successful showing on April 14 while competing in their respective events.  The men's Varsity 8 ended Drexel University's eight-year winning streak...

The rise of the fall

The rise of the fall

Nick Mandarano October 17, 2017

Men's and women's rowing uses fall season to prepare for spring “The fall season is a whole different racing mentality,” said Mike Irwin, head coach of the Saint Joseph’s University  men’s rowing...

Race for the Schuylkill

Race for the Schuylkill

Alex Mark April 25, 2017

Philadelphia crew teams compete Fighting a slight water current and tailwind, the Saint Joseph’s University  rowing teams faced off against Drexel University, Temple University, Villanova University,...

Paddling along

Paddling along

Alex Hargrave March 28, 2017

Men’s and women’s rowing off to a strong start  The Schuylkill River was packed with people on March 25 as men’s and women’s rowing participated in the annual Murphy Cup held in Philadelphia...

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