CSB history made: Track and field finishes with three All-Americans, 12th team overall

CSB history made: Track and field finishes with three All-Americans, 12th team overall

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

The National Indoor Track and Field Championships took place March 10-11 in Naperville, Illinois.

At Nationals, there were 16 total athletes from the MIAC Conference: 10 were women and three of them were Blazers.

Sophomore Jenna Degen and seniors London Stelten and Allison Kosobud represented St. Ben’s at the biggest meet of the season. (more…)

Despite losing season, Blazer hockey team is maintaining  positive attitude

Despite losing season, Blazer hockey team is maintaining positive attitude

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

Flashback to Oct. 29—CSB Hockey had just completed a two-game sweep over Northland College (Wis.). At the end of the season nearly four months later, that sweep represents half of the Blazers’ wins this season. (more…)

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

Coming off what he says is a disappointing 2016 season, Teddy Erickson and the SJU wrestling team set high expectations for 2017.

“Our goal at the beginning of the season was to qualify all 10 guys (to the Division III National Championships on March 10-11),” Erickson said, an SJU senior in the 174-pound weight class. (more…)

Diving into the record books

Diving into the record books

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

First-year diver Maggie Pomerenke started her collegiate diving career just five months ago and she’s already made CSB history.

She stood atop the one-meter diving board on Jan. 28 and plummeted into the water recording the best 11-dive set in CSB swim and dive history. (more…)

SJU swim and dive looking for strong finish

SJU swim and dive looking for strong finish

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Senior Devin Batkiewicz finished sixth overall, third for the Johnnies, in the 100 meter butterfly with a time of 58.54.

By Kevin Dudley – [email protected]

The Johnnie swim and dive team is not where it intended to be.

However, senior Justin Wollin feels the Johnnies are getting closer to their intended destination.

“We’ve got some high expectations to climb up the ladder,” Wollin said. (more…)

Open for business: Golf Center now open for Johnnie golfers and students

By Brett Zallek – [email protected]

St. John’s athletic facilities are continuing to improve. This time, it’s the Alpers Golf Learning Center making its debut to campus.

The Golf Center is in the building attached to the Gagliardi Field and Seasonal Dome. It consists of a full putting green and two golf simulators equipped with TrackMan technology. The funding for the Golf Center was donated by SJU golf alumni, separate from the money that paid for the field and Dome. (more…)