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The Hawk News

Sophomore guard Mackenzie Smith and sophomore guard Tayla Brugler score a total of 29 points in the A-10

One reason behind the improvement of the St. Joe’s women’s basketball program this season? Cookies.

Aaron Tully March 28, 2023

Every week, the members of the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team head out to try different flavors of cookies at a nearby Crumbl Cookies bakeshop. Not everyone goes, but all are invited. Sophomore...

The team dropped its first game of the season to nationally-ranked University of Maryland on Feb. 12. PHOTOS: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK

Playing for the win: Women’s lacrosse starts their season

AnnE Potter February 15, 2022

The St. Joe’s women’s lacrosse season is underway, and the players are hungry for a title once again. Entering the 2022 season, team chemistry is going to be a key factor in bringing the Hawks...

The hawks were 4-11 when their 2020 season was cut short. PHOTO: Mitchell Shields 22/THE HAWK

Training in the age of COVID-19: Softball

Riley Frain September 29, 2020

The St. Joe’s softball team’s high hopes for their spring 2020 season were crushed when it was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Assistant Coach Gina McCool. “It was so...

The next match for the women’s tennis team is on March 10 against Duquesne University. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/ THE HAWK

Freshman Weiss makes most of new role

Christopher Kline February 28, 2020

The women’s tennis team brought several new faces to the squad this year, including Stow Weiss, a freshman from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown, Pennsylvania. Beginning her collegiate career...

Jekot was a finalist for Miss Pennsylvania Basketball during her junior and senior years of high school. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

‘Raised in a basketball family’

Sam Britt December 10, 2019

Coming into the 2019-20 women’s basketball season, there were added expectations placed on redshirt sophomore guard Katie Jekot. Jekot was the top returning scorer and has taken on the role as a leader...

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...

Freshman Luca Scheuten drives the ball down the field during their season ending game against the University of Maryland. PHOTOS COURTESY OF TOM CONNELLY

Hawks’ season comes to an end

Sam Britt November 19, 2019

Field hockey falls in the first round of the NCAA Tournament The St. Joe’s field hockey team saw a season in which they finished 14th in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Coach’s...

Melia captained Ireland to their first ever Division A promotion with a silver medal at
the U-18 European Championships. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/ THE HAWK

Melia honored amidst intercontinental transition

Ryan Mulligan November 19, 2019

In her first week of North American collegiate basketball, Claire Melia was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week. The native of Monasterevin, Ireland currently leads the Hawks in both points and rebounds....

Body image in women’s sports

Body image in women’s sports

Leslie Quan November 13, 2019

Redefining what an athlete “should” look like I am 5 feet tall, a little over 100 pounds, and this year, I joined the women’s club ice hockey team. When I tell people that I’m learning how to...

The field hockey team secured their third consecutive A-10 championship title and fourth consecutive regular season title. PHOTO: Brian McWalters/Atlantic 10

Back to back to back

Sam Britt November 12, 2019

St. Joe's field hockey earns third consecutive Atlantic 10 title The seconds ticked down, from five to four to three. That is when it started to hit the St. Joe’s field hockey team that they were about...

Mary Sheehan has been involved with St. Joe’s basketball from a young age. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/THE HAWK

Mary Sheehan carries on St. Joe’s family tradition

Alex Hargrave November 5, 2019

The Sheehan family has been St. Joe’s basketball season ticket holders since 1990, making a home for themselves in section 204, row 2, seats 1-2. Once junior women’s basketball guard Mary Sheehan was...

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...

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