Following the most successful season in program history, the St. John’s University women returned to the pitch for five matches during the spring season.
Facing off against both collegiate and professional competition, the team completed its spring schedule with a 4-0-1 record at Belson Stadium. The Red Storm outscored its opponents, 10-3, during the spring slate and recorded two shutouts.,
The Johnnies began the season on March 19 with a win over Temple University. Isabelle Aviza scored the game-winner for St. John’s and the Red Storm defense posted a shutout in the 1-0 triumph.
St. John’s recorded its second straight shutout as the team dropped FC Laval, 2-0, on March 26. University of Oklahoma transfer Molly Feighan and Aviza recorded the goals against the Canadian semi-professional squad.
The Red Storm logged a victory over Marist College on April 2 at Belson Stadium. Nicole Gordon and Jailene DeJesus added a goal each and an own goal by the Red Foxes gave the hosts a 3-1 win. The game versus Marist marked the first match in which the Red Storm had conceded a goal during the spring season.
The following week, St. John’s took down Fairleigh Dickinson University by a 3-1 margin. Brooke Boyd and Kayla Mesaros got on the board with their first goals of the spring while the Knights added an own goal
The Johnnies concluded its spring season locked in a 1-1 draw against lona College on April 22. DeJesus recorded her second goal of the spring, tying Aviza for the most by any Red Storm player.
St. John’s will look to continue its success when the team returns to the field in August. The Red Storm capped off its 2021 season with a 13-7-3 record and a trip to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Division I Tournament.
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