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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

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Photo of Lindsey Keenan holding phone to the camera with PROmotion app visible, rugby game in background

PROmotion promotes student-athlete mental health screening

Natalie Nevins April 10, 2024

When the 45 to 50 women on West Chester University’s rugby team arrived for their annual mental health training in 2016, athletic trainer Lindsey Keenan, Ph.D., stood by with paper and pencil to complete...

Coach Wandile Khumalo helps to lift Sanele Joyisa as her sister Bayanda Mkhize attempts to throw the ball into play. PHOTO: KATIE ROSTA 22/THE HAWK

Former South African national rugby player shares sport that ‘saved’ him with girls he coaches

Nicholas Klingman August 1, 2022

Durban, South Africa – On a sunny but crisp winter day in June, a group of girls lined up facing one another in a field next to Mowat Park High School, each taking turns punting a rugby ball to their...

Lydon trains Katie Kerlin ’22 on April 23, at a park outside his house.

Former St. Joe’s rugby teammates open boxing club

Lily McStravick April 27, 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic began to close gyms and other fitness centers last year, Matt Lydon ’21 and Sam Berman ’19, former teammates on the St. Joe’s men’s rugby team, saw an opportunity to...

The women’s club rugby team usually plays a five game fall schedule. PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KLINE ’23/THE HAWK

Fall club sports cancellation brings disappointment

Stephanie Wengler October 6, 2020

Fall club sports were canceled due to Philadelphia County and St. Joe’s COVID-19 guidelines on July 31. All of St. Joe’s 26 intercollegiate club sports teams compete in the fall.  Student team leaders...

The mens rugby team has lost in the D1AA National Championship the last two years. PHOTOS: Courtesy of SJU Rugby

Rugby wins conference, eyes nationals

Ryan Mulligan November 12, 2019

For the fourth straight year St. Joe’s rugby finished the regular season sitting atop their conference, capturing the D1AA Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference Championship. They finished the regular season...

Junior Steven Coates makes a play against a Haverford College player. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Undefeated men’s rugby looks for redemption

Riley Frain October 22, 2019

The St. Joe’s men’s rugby team is off to a 6-0 start this season after conference playoff runs that fell short the past two years, both highlighted by losses in the Division 1AA National Championship....

An Archmere Auks player watches his teammates play, donning a jersey commemerating Mark Dombroski 21. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Events held to remember Mark Dombroski

Sam Britt and Charley Rekstis March 25, 2019

Charley Rekstis '20 co-wrote this article.  One year after the death of Mark Domboski ’21, family members and rugby teammates hosted events on Hawk Hill to remember Dombroski and help raise money for...

Mens rugby teammates come together before match in Las Vegas. PHOTO COURTESY OF ST. JOES MENS RUGBY

Men’s rugby competes in 2019 Las Vegas Invitational

Nick Karpinski March 5, 2019

The St. Joe’s men’s rugby team played and finished sixth in the 2019 Las Vegas Invitational over the weekend, the largest amateur rugby tournament in North America hosted from Feb. 28 to March 3. The...

Bradley regularly spends time on the couch in the Student Senate office. PHOTO: DIMETRI WILLIAMS ’19/THE HAWK

Getting involved and learning more

Charley Rekstis February 19, 2019

Steven Bradley on his years at St. Joe's As part of The Hawk’s coverage of Black History Month and ongoing coverage of race and diversity on campus, we interview black students about their experiences...

A Minute with McCloskey: Undervalued, overachieving

A Minute with McCloskey: Undervalued, overachieving

James McCloskey, Jr. February 12, 2019

As players line the field, preparing for the game to start, they see their coaches yelling from the sideline. But when they look beyond the sideline, the stands are half-filled, mostly occupied by family...

Hawk Rugby loses to Bowling Green in Championship

Hawk Rugby loses to Bowling Green in Championship

Michael Droogan December 4, 2018

The St. Joe’s men’s rugby team capped off their season with a  26-7 loss to Bowling Green State University in the Fall DIAA National Championship in Charlotte, NC on Dec. 2. After knocking off Western...

 St. Joe’s men’s rugby teamafter beating Western Michigan University in the semifinal game of the USA Rugby D1AA National Championship at Mount St. Mary’s College. PHOTO: SJU RECREATION

Men’s rugby honors Dombroski while advancing to national championship

Nick Karpinski November 27, 2018

A few weeks after winning their third consecutive conference title on Nov. 3,  the St. Joe’s men’s rugby team entered the USA Rugby D1AA National Tournament, winning 15-10 in the semifinal game over...

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