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Senior midfielder Sophia Kolkka defends that ball against Bucknell defender Ella Payer (21).

Scenes from women’s lacrosse vs. Bucknell

Mitchell Shields September 28, 2021

On Sept. 25 the St. Joe’s women’s lacrosse team played a scrimmage against Bucknell University to start their fall season. Though the team has its regular season in the spring, they also compete in...

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...

Ongaro arrived on Hawk Hill in late September. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Men’s soccer adds new assistant coach

Christopher Kline October 6, 2020

Rich Ongaro, an experienced soccer coach and player, comes to St. Joe’s as an assistant men’s soccer coach with hopes of coaching the Hawks to a successful 2021 spring season.  Ongaro comes to St....

Vafiadis (left) and Dellbrugge (right) compete at 2019 Nationals. PHOTO COURTESY OF KRYSTINA VAFIADIS

Training in the age of COVID-19: SJU Dance Team

Riley Frain October 6, 2020

Members of the St. Joe’s nationally ranked dance team have been waiting for months to dance together again.  While it has been a long awaited return as the last time they danced together was a March...

Edwards ranks third all time in career goals against average at St. Joes. PHOTO COURTESY OF FC CINCINNATI.

Q&A with Hawk turned pro goalkeeper

Riley Frain October 6, 2020

Bobby Edwards, a St. Joe’s men’s soccer alumnus currently fights for minutes as a goalkeeper for FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer (MLS).  After three successful seasons on Hawk Hill, in which...

A Minute With McCloskey: A little bit of hope

A Minute With McCloskey: A little bit of hope

James McCloskey, Jr. February 28, 2020

The St. Joe’s men’s basketball team entered their Feb. 18 game against Davidson College winless in Atlantic 10 conference play. The Hawks were a 12.5 point underdog in the contest. At the end...

Approximately 400 students packed Hagan Arena for the mens basketball home opener. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

‘Blackout’ at men’s basketball home opener promotes inclusion and diversity

Alex Hargrave November 6, 2019

Just over 24 hours after approximately 1,800 members of the university community filled Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena for a University Forum on diversity, inclusion and equity, St. Joe’s students donned...


Pair of transfers add talent to Hawk’s roster

Justin Kessler November 5, 2019

There will be many new faces on the St. Joe’s men’s basketball roster this year, including a graduate transfer from University of Maine and a highly touted sophomore from Gonzaga University. What...

Troy Holston Jr. playing for the University of South Florida (Photo courtesy of USF Athletics).

A new veteran leader

Nick Karpinski July 10, 2018

Troy Holston Jr. verbally commits to St. Joe’s men's basketball Troy Holston Jr., graduate transfer from the University of South Florida, verbally committed to St. Joe’s on July 9. He has two years...

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