Happy To Be A Hawk

by Categorized: 2014 NCAA women's tournament Date:

This has already been a memorable year for St. Joseph’s basketball. For the first time since 1997, both its men and women made the NCAA Tournament in the same year.
A strange quirk has resulted in UConn crossing both their paths. The men lost to the Huskies in overtime in last Thursday’s first-round game in Buffalo. Now the women will play UConn for the first time since 2003.
“We always say it’s a great day to be a Hawk,” St. Joseph’s senior guard Erin Shields said. “It’s been awesome around campus for the last two weeks. You are proud to walk around campus. … I think our two teams have showed class and competitiveness. We like say, ‘the Hawk will never die.’ The guys won the A-10 tournament. We got into the NCAAs. It’s been a great time for the university and the student body which has rallied around us.”

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