June 13, 2018 Willis and Doherty Honored as Outstanding Student-Athletes at 28th Annual SJC Golf Classic Alec Willis and Shannon Doherty joined two other SJC Long Island student-athletes honored at the Engineers Club on May 31.
May 11, 2018 Willis and Sequeira Named Student-Athletes of the Year at Annual Awards Banquet Thanks to all the Bears for an outstanding 2017-18 season
April 16, 2018 Driscoll Named Skyline Men's Volleyball Rookie of the Year The sophomore led all Skyline rookies with 100 kills, 14 aces, and 116.5 points.
April 7, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Defeats Sarah Lawrence to Split Regular Season Finale The Bears achieve a season sweep versus Sarah Lawrence and await Tuesday's game between Yeshiva and Sarah Lawrence for a possible Skyline Championship berth.
April 3, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Wraps Up Season Series With Purchase State Junior Sean Salomons tied a player on the Panthers with a match-high seven kills.
April 2, 2018 Driscoll Selected as Skyline Men's Volleyball Rookie of the Week The sophomore posted 11 kills in a straight-set victory over Sarah Lawrence on Saturday
March 31, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Sarah Lawrence in Tri-Match Split Sophomore Stephen Eddy tallies a career-high five service aces against Sarah Lawrence.
March 22, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Erases Two-Set Deficit to Defeat Yeshiva on Senior Night The Bears outlasted the Maccabees 3-2 (22-25, 15-25, 25-21, 25-21, 15-13) for their first win of the season and their first-ever triumph over Yeshiva in 21 meetings.
March 20, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Falls To Rival SJC Long Island Driscoll has now eclipsed five or more kills in his last six matches.
March 14, 2018 Double-Digit Kills For Driscoll And Salomons Not Enough As Men’s Volleyball Falls In Close Match Against Yeshiva Driscoll and Salomons light it up for the Bears
March 10, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Host Their First Tri-Match Against a Pair of Skyline Conference Opponents Eleven total kills by Driscoll not enough as St. Joseph's falls in Tri-Match
March 8, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Plays Hard-Fought Match Against York Mulitple players amass season highs for the Bears
March 3, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Battles Staten Island Driscoll delivers four kills and seven digs in defeat.
February 24, 2018 CCNY Sweeps Season Series Over Men's Volleyball Salomons totaled one kill, three digs, and two total blocks in defeat.
February 22, 2018 Willis' Season-High Kills Not Enough as Medgar Sweeps Series With Men's Volleyball
February 16, 2018 Men's Volleyball Generates Highest Season Point Tally in Loss to Brooklyn Stephen Eddy had a season-high four kills as the Bears combined for 12 kills, doubling their previous season best.
February 14, 2018 Men’s Volleyball Struck by Lehman Tim Driscoll paced the Bears with a team-high two kills.
February 9, 2018 Men's Volleyball Tripped Up by NJCU Tim Driscoll and Stephen Eddy paced SJC with two points each.
February 2, 2018 Men's Volleyball Drops First Road Match of the Season at City College SJC is back in action next Friday (Feb. 9) at New Jersey City (7 pm).
January 25, 2018 Medgar Evers Tops Men’s Volleyball in Season Opener The Cougars snapped a 12-game losing streak in the all-time series.
January 24, 2018 Men’s Volleyball to Open 20-Game 2018 Slate at Home on Thursday The Bears are scheduled to play eight home matches in 2018.
November 1, 2017 Men's Tennis and Volleyball Interest Meeting - Thursday, November 9 All men interested in joining the tennis or volleyball teams are encouraged to attend a meeting on 11/9 at 1 pm in The Hill Center 3rd Floor Conference Room
October 25, 2017 Bears Make Strides For Breast Cancer Research and Prevention Bears student-athletes collectively raised over $5,000 for the American Cancer Society.
July 11, 2017 Skyline Recognizes 57 Bears on Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll SJC Brooklyn made up 57 of the 520 student-athletes honored across the league, third most among the league's 12 members and five affiliate members.
June 29, 2017 Bears Continue to Excel in the Classroom and Community in 2016-17 SJC Brooklyn student-athletes averaged a 3.26 GPA last year and contributed nearly 500 hours of community service work in 2016-17
May 16, 2017 Athletic Department Celebrates 2016-17 Season at Annual Awards Banquet The SJC Brooklyn Athletic Department recognized the many accomplishments and accolades over the 2016-17 season.
April 9, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Concludes Season In Patchogue The Bears suffered straight-set losses to SJC Long Island and Sarah Lawrence, finishing in ninth place in their second Skyline campaign.
March 21, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Plays Hard-Fought Match Against NJCU on Senior Night A third set saw 10 ties and 7 lead changes with the Bears rallying to tie the frame at 23-23.
March 18, 2017 Men's Volleyball Drops Pair to Mount Saint Vincent and Ramapo in Skyline Opener Alec Smalley led SJC with nine kills on the day. Thomas Ambrosino chipped in six kills.
March 16, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Concludes Non-Conference Play at CCNY
March 15, 2017 Smalley Receives Skyline Weekly Honor Roll Recognition The honor roll nod is the first by a Bear this season and the first in Smalley's career.
March 4, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Returns To The Hill Center Hosting Staten Island and Rutgers-Newark in Tri-Match
March 1, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Wraps Up Season Series With John Jay
February 14, 2017 Inaugural Bears Scholar-Athlete Team Honored on Saturday
February 18, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Drops Pair to York and Southern Virginia
February 16, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Outlasts Medgar Evers to Pick Up First Win
February 15, 2017 Men's Volleyball Schedule Changes vs. Medgar Evers
February 14, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Battles The Bearcats
February 10, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Struck By Lehman
February 8, 2017 Bulldogs Take Brooklyn Battle From Men’s Volleyball
February 4, 2017 Men’s Volleyball Drops Pair at Hunter Tri-Match
January 20, 2017 2017 Clinton Hill Men's Volleyball Classic Schedule
January 13, 2017 Ledwich Picked to Lead Men’s Volleyball Program
December 21, 2016 Spring Schedules Released
October 5, 2016 Men's Volleyball Interest Meeting Set for Tuesday, October 11th
March 22, 2016 Men's Volleyball Faces Sarah Lawrence Seeking Season Sweep
March 18, 2016 Men's Volleyball Rides Two-Game Win Streak Returning to Skyline Play at CMSV on Saturday
March 9, 2016 Men's Volleyball Hosts Pratt in Battle of Clinton Hill
March 2, 2016 Men's Volleyball Battles Yeshiva
February 27, 2016 Men's Volleyball Notches First Skyline Win in Sweep of Sarah Lawrence at Ramapo Tri-Match
February 11, 2016 The Hill Center Awarded Prestigious Green Building Certification
February 20, 2016 Men's Volleyball Meets Kean and Sage For First Time in Skyline Play
February 14, 2016 Men's Volleyball Pushes Yeshiva to Four in Skyline Opener With NJCU
February 5, 2016 Men's Volleyball Opens Skyline Play Hosting Yeshiva & New Jersey City in Valentine's Day Tri-Match
February 3, 2016 Men's Volleyball Opens Dietz Era Against Borough Foes Medgar Evers
December 23, 2015 Men's Volleyball Hosts Successful Free Holiday High School Boy's Volleyball Clinic
November 3, 2015 Patrick Dietz Selected as Head Men's Volleyball Coach
August 11, 2015 Spotlight: Thomas Kennedy, Men's Volleyball
July 7, 2015 Hill Center Wins Architectural Award
July 21, 2015 Spotlight: Norrin Martinez, Men's Volleyball
June 30, 2015 17 Student-Athletes Receive HVIAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team Honors 17 student-athletes were named to the HVIAC Winter/Spring 2015 All-Academic Team after demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and in the field of play.
April 14, 2015 Urshela Named HVIAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week For The Fourth Time This Season
April 2, 2015 Men's Volleyball Sets New Program Wins Mark Sweeping Sarah Lawrence The Bears won their ninth game of the season defeating former HVIAC rival Sarah Lawrence in straight sets also snapping a four-game skid and returning back to the .500 mark.
March 31, 2015 Four Record Double-Doubles But Men's Volleyball Falls To Yeshiva in HVIAC Tilt Four Bears recorded double-doubles led by Raul Urshela's 17 kills and 10 digs and Norrin Martinez' 33 assists and 18 digs, but the Bears saw their hopes for the HVIAC regular season title dashed by a four-set loss to two-time defending champion Yeshiva
March 31, 2015 Men's Volleyball Looks To Keep HVIAC Regular Season Title in Sights With Pivotal Matchup at Yeshiva
March 26, 2015 Pratt Attack Too Much for Men's Volleyball in Four-Set Loss at Home Raul Urshela slammed 15 kills and Thomas Kennedy added 13 kills, but couldn't keep pace with the Pratt attack that hit .353 and combined for 56 kills.
March 21, 2015 Men's Volleyball Downed by John Jay and York in Tri-Match
March 19, 2015 Comeback Kids! Men's Volleyball Stuns Webb Coming Back from Two-Set Hole to Win in Five On The Road
March 17, 2015 Men's Volleyball Edged Out by Yeshiva in Five-Set Thriller Four Bears recorded double-doubles, but St. Joseph's came out on the wrong end of a tightly contested five-set affair for first place in the HVIAC. The match featured 37 ties and 19 lead changes, with each set determined by less than four points.
March 3, 2015 Urshela Earns HVIAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week Honors For The Second Time This Season Senior Raul Urshela totaled 44 kills on the 2-1 week for St. Joseph's and nearly recorded a triple-double in the five-set league win over Pratt. Urshela collects the honor for the ninth time in his career.
February 26, 2015 Urshela Sets Three New Records as Men's Volleyball Outlasts Pratt in Five for First Place in HVIAC Senior Raul Urshela matched his single-game high 24 kills and set new records in blocks (9), solo blocks (7) and points (33.0) leading the Bears to a five-set victory over their Willoughby Ave. rivals.
February 26, 2015 Men's Volleyball Opens HVIAC Play Against Clinton Hill Rivals Pratt
February 25, 2015 Martinez Tabbed HVIAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week
February 23, 2015 Men's Volleyball Streak Snapped at Three by John Jay Raul Urshela had seven kills and three blocks and Thomas Kennedy and Taso Kostikas chipped in two kills each, but Bears fell in straight sets to John Jay on Monday, suffering their second loss at the Hill Center.
February 19, 2015 Men's Volleyball Looks to Win Third Straight Hosting Cooper Union
February 19, 2015 Men's Volleyball Wins Third Straight, Grounding Hawks in Straight Sets Raul Urshela slammed 17 kills as the Bears won their third straight game and moved above .500 by two games for the first time in program history.
February 18, 2015 Men's Volleyball Serves Straight Set Defeat to Sarah Lawrence; Martinez Sets New Single-Game Aces Record The Bears landed 20 aces and junior Norrin Martinez served up a program-record 13 aces to lead St. Joseph's to a straight-set victory over Sarah Lawrence College to move back over .500
February 11, 2015 Men's Volleyball Opens Four-Game Home Stand at The Hill Center Welcoming Borough Rivals Brooklyn College
February 11, 2015 Men's Volleyball Earns First Victory Over Brooklyn College With Straight-Set Triumph Senior Raul Urshela slammed 10 kills and landed six service aces as the Bears moved back to .500 and snapped a two-game skid defeating Brooklyn College in straight sets -- the first victory in 10 meetings over their borough rivals.
February 10, 2015 Urshela Claims HVIAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week Honors
February 9, 2015 Men's Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets in Road Test at Staten Island Despite a match-high 12 kills from senior Raul Urshela, the Bears (1-2) were knocked off in straight sets, 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-15), by the College of Staten Island on Monday night.
February 3, 2015 Late Rally Comes Up Short For Men's Volleyball, Falling 3-1 to York at Home Senior Thomas Kennedy slammed a career- and team-high-tying eight kills as the Bears (1-1) nearly forced a fifth and deciding set against York College on Tuesday night. Taso Kostikas shared team-high honors also landing eight kills.
February 2, 2015 Men's Volleyball vs. York Pushed Up to 6:30 PM Start, Leads Off Doubleheader With Women's Basketball
January 30, 2015 Men's Volleyball Outlasts Medgar Evers in Five-Set Hill Center Thriller in Season Opener
January 16, 2015 Men's Volleyball To Play 11-Game Home Slate At The Hill Center; Preval Returns As Assistant Coach The Bears volleyball team 2015 schedule has been released, and will kick off the season with their inaugural matchup at the Hill Center against CUNYAC opponent Medgar Evers on January 30th.
December 12, 2014 Men's Volleyball Interest Meeting On Monday, December 15
November 18, 2014 Welcome to the new SJCBears.com and new mobile app!
September 9, 2014 St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) To Join Skyline Conference In 2015-16 All 13 intercollegiate varsity sports will join the NCAA Division III affiliated, 10-institution league based in the metropolitan region.
September 3, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #1 – Construction on The Hill Center is Completed The Hill Center is the first new building on the Brooklyn Campus since 1965 and will be the first on-campus athletics venue.
August 14, 2014 Summer Spotlight: Raul Urshela, Men's Soccer and Volleyball Get to know some of our student-athletes with our weekly Summer Spotlight.
July 15, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #8 - Another One For the Record Books In another successful season for SJC Athletics, several Bears and Lady Bears stood out with record-breaking seasons.
July 8, 2014 Top 10 Moments: #9 - Men's & Women's Volleyball Grabs HVIAC Runner Up The women's volleyball team extended their regular season conference winning streak to 13 and men's volleyball advanced to their first HVIAC title game after setting a new program record for wins in a season
July 1, 2014 Twenty Student-Athletes Receive HVIAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Honors Twenty student-athletes were named to the 2014 Winter/Spring HVIAC All-Academic Team after demonstrating excellence both in the classroom and in the field of play.
May 21, 2014 Megafu and McNamee Named Student-Athletes of the Year as Athletic Department Celebrates Awards Night The Athletic Department wrapped up its 2013-14 athletic calendar hosting their Annual Awards Night on Tuesday evening. Men's basketball sophomore Michael Megafu and multi-sport senior Kelly McNamee were named the inaugural Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year.
April 16, 2014 Men's Volleyball Record Book Updated The Bears Volleyball record book has been updated for all games through the 2014 season.
April 11, 2014 Men's Volleyball Falls in HVIAC Tournament Championship Game to Yeshiva St. Joseph's advanced to the HVIAC Tournament championship game with a straight-set victory over Webb Institute in the semifinals before falling in the title game to Yeshiva University in straight sets on Thursday evening.
April 11, 2014 Urshela and Husain Receive HVIAC All-Conference Recognition Junior Raul Urshela and senior Iqbal Husain were named to the HVIAC All-Conference Team after leading St. Joseph's to a school-record eight wins and the school's first ever appearance in the tournament championship game.
April 9, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at HVIAC Tournament St. Joseph's (7-11) competes in season-ending HVIAC Tournament on Thursday, April 10th at Yeshiva University, looking for first title in school history. The Bears open up play with a 6 p.m. semifinal match versus Webb Institute.
April 8, 2014 Men's Volleyball Overcomes Two-Set Hole to Shock HVIAC foe Webb in Regular Season Finale St. Joseph's overcame a two-set deficit in their regular season finale to defeat Webb Institute, 3-2 (21-25, 20-25, 25-18, 25-13, 17-15) in HVIAC action on Tuesday evening. The Bears received double-doubles from Raul Urshela, Taso Kostikas and Iqbal Husain on their way to their third straight win.
April 7, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Webb St. Joseph's looks to conclude their 2014 regular season with their third straight win as they travel to Webb Institute on Tuesday, April 8th at 7 p.m.
April 3, 2014 Men's Volleyball Victorious on Senior Night in Straight Sets Over Sarah Lawrence The Bears (6-11, 3-2 HVIAC) won their second straight and sweep the season series with the Gryphons. Senior Iqbal Husain handed out 22 assists and had three blocks and Javier Bosque brought up 11 digs.
April 1, 2014 Men's Volleyball Game Day: Senior Night vs. Sarah Lawrence The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team aims to grab their sixth win of the season as they face off against Sarah Lawrence Thursday night
April 1, 2014 Urshela Named HVIAC Player of the Week for Fourth Time Junior Raul Urshela has been named the HVIAC men's volleyball Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's in kills during the week.
March 26, 2014 Men's Volleyball Claims Straight Set Triumph over Medgar Evers St. Joseph's set two team records during a 3-0 (25-8, 25-12, 25-9) win over Brooklyn rival Medgar Evers College. The Bears have some six straight versus the Cougars and take a 7-6 lead in the all-time series.
March 25, 2014 Men's Volleyball Taken Down in Four Sets by Brooklyn College The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team fought hard to even the sets at one apiece, but could not turn back Brooklyn College as they dropped the match 3-1 (25-9, 23-25, 25-12, 25-9) on Tuesday night
March 25, 2014 Men's Volleyball Game Day: Bears vs. Brooklyn College & Medgar Evers The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team aims to build some momentum as they approach the home stretch of the season, coming home to take on Brooklyn College Tuesday night, and Medgar Evers Wednesday night
March 24, 2014 Urshela Smashes 500th Kill but Men's Volleyball Falls in Four to John Jay The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team dropped their tenth loss of the season in a hard-fought match to John Jay College (25-23, 25-15, 22-25, 25-17 Monday night.
March 19, 2014 Men's Volleyball Loses to Yeshiva University, Then Rebounds to Top Webb The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball fell to Yeshiva University Tuesday night, but come back to defeat Webb Institute in straight sets to snap a five-game losing streak move into second place in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
March 17, 2014 Men's Volleyball Game Day: Bears vs. Yeshiva University The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team looks to break out of a four-game losing streak as they head home for a match against Yeshiva University Wednesday night.
March 15, 2014 Men's Volleyball Taken Down Twice in Brooklyn College Tri-Match The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team suffered two straight 3-0 losses in a tri-match against Brooklyn College and Bard College Saturday at the West Quad Center on the campus of Brooklyn College
March 13, 2014 Men's Volleyball Drops Straight Set Loss to Purchase The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) volleyball team never could get into a rhythm as they fell in straight sets to Purchase College, 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-11) Thursday night at the Purchase College gym
March 13, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Brooklyn College Tri-Match The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team looks to move on from back-to-back losses when they take on Brooklyn College and Bard College in a tri-match this Saturday.
March 11, 2014 Urshela Awarded HVIAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week Junior Raul Urshela was named the HVIAC men's volleyball Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's in kills and to a win over league foe Sarah Lawrence College during the week.
March 11, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Purchase St. Joseph's (3-5) looks to pick up their fourth victory of the season as they travel to Purchase College (4-8) for a 7 p.m. first serve.
March 9, 2014 Men's Volleyball Splits HVIAC Tri-Match at Sarah Lawrence St. Joseph's picked up a 3-2 (25-16, 25-22, 15-25, 17-25, 15-10) victory over Sarah Lawrence College before dropping a 3-1 (25-23, 7-25, 14-25, 15-25) decision to Yeshiva University in a HVIAC tri-match Sunday afternoon. Raul Urshela led the Bears with 36 kills between the two matches.
March 7, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Sarah Lawrence Tri-Match St. Joseph's begins HVIAC play with a tri-match at Sarah Lawrence College on Sunday, March 9th. The Bears will face the Gryphons at 11 a.m. before taking on Yeshiva at 1 p.m.
March 5, 2014 Men's Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets to Lehman College, 3-0 The St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) volleyball hung tough in the first set, but too many errors in the match caused the Bears to fall to Lehman College in three straight sets, 3-0, Wednesday night at The APEX at Lehman College
March 3, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Lehman St. Joseph's (2-3) looks to win back-to-back matches for the first time this season as they play at Lehman College (5-9) on Wednesday, March 5th at 8 p.m.
March 3, 2014 Men's Volleyball Schedule Changes The men's volleyball team has added a road game at John Jay on Monday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m. The Bears will also play a rescheduled game against Brooklyn College Tuesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m.
February 25, 2014 Urshela and Kennedy Sweep HVIAC Weekly Volleyball Awards Junior Raul Urshela and sophomore Thomas Kennedy were named the HVIAC men's volleyball Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after leading St. Joseph's to a victory over Medgar Evers College on Wednesday.
February 19, 2014 Men's Volleyball Turns Back Medgar Evers to Snap Three-Game Skid Led by Raul Urshela's 23 kills, St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) bounced back from a first-set loss to rattle off three straight set victories to defeat Medgar Evers, 3-1 Wednesday night
February 18, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Medgar Evers St. Joseph's (1-3) looks to snap a three-match losing streak as they play at borough rivals Medgar Evers College (0-4) on Wednesday, February 19th at 7 p.m.
February 10, 2014 Tonight's Men's Volleyball Home Opener vs. Fontbonne Cancelled Due to the inclement weather, the Bears Volleyball home opener against Fontbonne University scheduled for tonight has been cancelled.
February 8, 2014 Men's Volleyball Drops Two Matches in Massachussetts The Bears hung tough in both matches, but were defeated against Regis College and Mount Ida College to bring their losing streak to three
February 7, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears at Regis College Tri-Match The Bears travel to Massachusetts looking for their second and third wins of the season this Saturday with matchups against Regis College and Mount Ida College
February 5, 2014 Men's Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets to York St. Joseph's suffered their first loss of the season, falling in straight sets, 3-0 (25-3, 25-9, 25-13) to York College on Wednesday night. The Bears were led by Taso Kostikas who had four kills and three digs, while Raul Urshela added three kills.
February 5, 2014 Men's Volleyball Gameday: Bears vs. York The Bears (1-0) seek their best start in program history and the first win over the Cardinals (2-2) in a road match in Jamaica, N.Y. starting at 8 p.m. following the women's basketball team vs. York in a unique doubleheader.
February 4, 2014 Urshela Receives HVIAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week Junior Raul Urshela was named the HVIAC men's volleyball Player of the Week after leading St. Joseph's in kills, en route to a straight-set win over Cooper Union in their season opener on Friday.
January 31, 2014 Men's Volleyball Sweeps Cooper Union in Season Opener Led by Raul Urshela's 17 kills and Iqbal Husain's 30 assists – both Bears' three-set match records – St. Joseph's (1-0) beat Cooper Union for the first time in program history with a straight-set, 3-0, triumph.
January 30, 2014 Men's Volleyball Kicks Off 2014 Season Friday The Bears are ready to start 2014 after finishing with a school-record seven wins and second place in the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference last season
January 17, 2014 Men's Volleyball Team Welcomes Additional Players for 2014 Campaign All men interested in playing on the 2014 Bears Volleyball team should contact Head Coach Kristin Wulff at firstname.lastname@example.org
August 15, 2013 Men's Volleyball Record Book Released Martin Torres graduated this past May as a three-time All-HVMAC Team honoree and the Bears career kills leader. Find out more about the Bears five-year history in the Bears Volleyball Record Book released today.
July 25, 2013 Varsity Sports to Compete in New Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All 13 SJC varsity sports will now compete under the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference starting this Fall.
July 2, 2013 Five Bears Named to HVMAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team David Louison, John Moore and Matthew Marino from basketball and Raul Urshela and Javier Bosque from volleyball have been named to the 2013 HVMAC Winter/Spring All-Academic Team.
June 5, 2013 Eleven Student-Athletes Named to 2013 USCAA National All-Academic Team Raul Urshela and Javier Bosque from men’s volleyball; Victoria LoBosco, Danielle Marino, Teresa Mangan, Krysta Verdone and Patricia Nealon from women’s tennis; and Haley Betancourt, Erin Collins, Jaclyn Montana and Laura Sonnylal from women's swimming were named to the 2013 Non-USCAA Sports National All-Academic Team.
May 31, 2013 Congratulations to the Graduating Student-Athletes from the Class of 2013 The Athletics Department would like to congratulate its student-athletes from the 2013 graduating class.
April 11, 2013 Husain and Kostikas HVMAC Volleyball All-Conference Selections, Wulff Coach of the Year After finishing with a school-record seven wins and second place in the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference, Iqbal Husain and Taso Kostikas have been named to the All-Conference Team while head coach Kristin Wulff has been awarded HVMAC Coach of the Year.
April 11, 2013 Bears Volleyball Edged Out by Sarah Lawrence in HVMAC Semis Raul Urshela slammed 24 kills and Martin Torres put away 23 kills, both supassing the Bears single-game record and Iqbal Husain handed out 46 assists, but St. Joseph's (7-14) saw their season and four-game winning streak end with a 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 30-28, 25-23) loss to Sarah Lawrence College in the HVMAC semifinals.
April 9, 2013 Kostikas Earns Second-Straight HVMAC Men's Volleyball Rookie of the Week Honor Freshman Taso Kostikas has been named the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week after recording his first career double-double against Webb and helping the Bears to a program-longest four-game winning streak.
April 8, 2013 Bears Volleyball Closes Regular Season on Four-Game Streak Upending Medgar Evers in Straight Sets Paced by a balanced attack from Raul Urshela, Taso Kostikas and Martin Torres who put away seven kills each, the Bears (7-13) defeated Medgar Evers 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-23) to set a program-high seven wins in a season and program-long four-game winning streak.
April 7, 2013 Bears Volleyball Sweeps Tri-Match in D.C., Winning Streak at Three The Bears defeated Gallaudet, 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 27-25) and Washington Adventist, 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 15-12) in a tri-match Sunday afternoon led by a double-double from both Martin Torres and Raul Urshela to increase their winning streak to a school-record three matches.
April 4, 2013 Trio of Double-Doubles Leads Bears Volleyball to 3-1 Triumph Over Webb Three Bears recorded double-doubles as the Bears (4-13, 3-3) snapped a five-game losing streak defeating Webb 3-1 (26-24,23-25,25-15,25-12) to finish HVMAC play at .500. Raul Urshela had 15 kills, 10 digs, 10 aces and two blocks. Martin Torres had 12 kills, 16 digs, two aces and two blocks. Taso Kostikas had 10 kills, 10 digs and five aces.
April 3, 2013 Bears Volleyball Falls to Cooper Union on Senior Night Senior Martin Torres registered a team-high-tying six kills in his final home game but the Bears (3-13) fell in straight sets to Cooper Union on Wednesday. Raul Urshela also put away six kills and had eight digs.
April 2, 2013 Cardinal Attack Too Strong For Bears Volleyball in Straight-Set Loss The Bears (3-12) had little answers for a 20-win York squad that trailed only once the entire match and captured a straight-set victory (25-11, 25-9, 25-11) on Tuesday. Iqbal Husain had eight assists and Raul Urshela had five kills and six digs.
March 26, 2013 Urshela and Kostikas Sweep HVMAC Volleyball Weekly Awards Raul Urshela was recognized as the Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Player of the Week after averaging a team-high 4.9 points per set while freshman teammate Taso Kostikas earned Rookie of the Week recognition after averaging a team-high 3.0 digs per set during the week for the Bears.
March 26, 2013 Bloodhounds Baffle Bears Volleyball in Straight-Set Loss at John Jay Martin Torres put away 11 kills but the Bears (3-11) suffered their third-straight loss, dropping a straight-set road decision to John Jay College (25-20, 25-19, 25-14). Raul Urshela contributed six kills.
March 22, 2013 Bears Volleyball Comes Up Short Against Berkeley Raul Urshela and Martin Torres combined for 15 of the team's 21 kills as St. Joseph's (3-10) dropped a 3-0 decision to Berkeley College on Friday evening at Brooklyn Technical High School.
March 21, 2013 Bears Volleyball Can’t Hold Off Yeshiva, Falling In Five-Set Battle Sophomore Raul Urshela and senior Martin Torres combined for 32 kills and the Bears held four match points in their first five-set match since 2009, but St. Joseph's (3-9, 2-3) couldn't hand HVMAC regular season champions Yeshiva (10-16, 6-0) their first loss in league play.
March 21, 2013 Bears Volleyball to Host Lupus Awareness Game The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team will play a Lupus Awareness Game on Thursday, March 21st at Brooklyn Technical High School at 8 p.m. welcoming Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference rivals Yeshiva University.
March 18, 2013 Bears Volleyball Snaps Three-Game Skid Sweeping Webb Raul Urshela slammed a season-best 16 kills and Martin Torres put away 12 kills helping the Bears defeat Webb Institute in straight sets 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-23), leveling their HVMAC record at 2-2 and move into 2nd place in the conference.
March 12, 2013 Bears Volleyball Drops Straight-Set Match to Brooklyn College Martin Torres and Raul Urshela combined for 10 kills as St. Joseph's dropped a straight-set non-conference match against borough rival Brooklyn College, 3-0 (25-10, 25-7, 25-20).
March 9, 2013 Bears Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets to Lehman College Sophomore Raul Urshela and senior Martin Torres combined for 14 of the team's 20 kills as St. Joseph's (2-7) dropped a 3-0 decision to Lehman College on Saturday afternoon in the Bronx.
March 8, 2013 Bears Volleyball Sees Two-Game Winning Streak Snapped by Cooper Union The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's volleyball team was on the wrong side of a non-conference matchup against Cooper Union despite double-digit kills by sophomore Raul Urshela losing 3-1 (25-13, 18-25, 25-15, 25-20).
March 5, 2013 Urshela Takes Home HVMAC Men's Volleyball Player of the Week Honors Sophomore outside hitter Raul Urshela was named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week after flirting with a triple-double in the Bears first win of the season over Sarah Lawrence.
March 4, 2013 Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Medgar Evers For Second Straight Win Raul Urshela had 12 kills and Martin Torres had 11 kills helping St. Joseph's (2-5) to a straight-set win over Medgar Evers (25-14, 25-23, 25-20). The Bears also landed a season-best 14 aces as a team, Urshela posting four aces.
March 1, 2013 Urshela's Near Triple-Double Leads Bears Volleyball to HVMAC Win Over Sarah Lawrence Raul Urshela put down a team-high 10 kills, set a new single-game record with eight blocks and brought up nine digs nearly recording the first triple-double in Bears history as St. Joseph's (1-5, 1-2 HVMAC) earned a straight-set, 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-15) league victory over Sarah Lawrence. Martin Torres added a near double-double with nine kills and 10 digs.
February 23, 2013 Bears Volleyball Falls in Straight Sets to Brooklyn & Albertus Sophomore Raul Urshela put down 10 kills and Iqbal Husain dished out 20 assists over a non-conference tri-match, as St. Joseph's (0-5) fell to Brooklyn College, 3-0 (25-11, 25-12, 25-15), and Albertus Magnus College, 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-14).
February 15, 2013 Bears Volleyball Drops Hard-Fought Conference Match to Sarah Lawrence St. Joseph's (0-3. 0-2 HVMAC) dropped a 3-1 (25-21, 28-26, 18-25, 25-23) decision to Sarah Lawrence College in a close match that featured 46 ties and 19 lead changes. Raul Urshela and Martin Torres led the Bears with 13 kills apiece.
February 10, 2013 Bears Volleyball Drops Both Ends of Season-Opening Tri-Match Senior Martin Torres and sophomore Raul Urshela each put down 16 kills as St. Joseph's (0-2, 0-1 HVMAC) opened their 2013 campaign with a pair of losses to Berkeley College (NJ), 3-0, and Yeshiva, 3-1.
September 21, 2012 Bhatti Crowned First SJC NCAA Statistical Champion Muhammad Ali Bhatti of the Bears volleyball team from the Class of 2012, was recently recognized as the 2012 statistical champion in aces per set, averaging 0.71 to lead Division III men's volleyball.
July 3, 2012 Top 10 Moments: #8 – Multi-Purpose Facility Construction Commences After years of waiting by the SJC Brooklyn community, construction on a new multi-purpose facility commenced on May 22, 2012. The new facility will house NCAA-regulation basketball and volleyball courts, a fitness center and locker rooms, and will be the first true on-campus athletics venue in the Brooklyn campus' history.
April 16, 2012 Eight Named to National Non-USCAA Sport All-Academic Team Seniors Elizabeth Fiorella, Kristen McMaster, Catherine Muldoon, Alison Nunziata, Abigail Verbil, junior Laura Sonnylal, and sophomore Demi Herman of the women's swimming team and senior Maciej Sadowski of the men's volleyball team were named to the USCAA National Non-USCAA Sport Winter All-Academic Team. To date, 16 Bears and Lady Bears have received National All-Academic Honors this season.
March 29, 2012 Bears Volleyball Falls in HVMAC Semis, Urshela, Torres Named All-Conference Raul Urshela had nine kills and Martin Torres had four kills as the Bears fell to eventual champion Cooper Union in the HVMAC Volleyball Tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Both were named to the 2012 All-Conference Team after the conclusion of the tournament.
March 23, 2012 Torres, Urshela Lead Men’s Volleyball Over Webb St. Joseph's picked up its second win in seven days over Webb Institute 3-1. The Bears won the final three sets after falling behind in the match 1-0. Martin Torres finished with a game-high 15 kills and Raul Urshela finished with 14. Muhammad Ali-Bhatti, Raymond Morales and Michael Miner each had double-digit digs and Iqbal Husain handed out 30 assists.
March 22, 2012 Urshela and Miner Sweep HVMAC Weekly Awards Recognizing their outstanding record-setting play in the victory over Webb, freshman Raul Urshela and Michael Miner were named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Player and Rookie of the Week for the week ending March 18th
March 21, 2012 Bears Volleyball Comes Up Short Against Yeshiva on Senior Night Senior Maciej Sadowski had four kills and seven digs, junior Martin Torres had a match-high eight digs and three blocks, but the Bears couldn't upset Yeshiva, who won in straight sets and remained undefeated in conference play
March 20, 2012 Bears Volleyball Overpowered by Mount Saint Vincent Martin Torres had four kills along with seven digs and Raul Urshela added four kills as the Bears couldn't keep pace with the Mount Saint Vincent attack that posted 44 kills, falling in straight sets at home on Tuesday night.
March 16, 2012 Fantastic Freshmen Lead Men's Volleyball Past Webb Freshman Michael Miner (nine kills, .563 hitting pct) and Raul Urshela (20 kills, .444 hitting pct.) turned in record-breaking performances on Friday night leading the Bears to their fifth triumph of the season in a 3-1 HVMAC win over Webb
March 14, 2012 Urshela Named HVMAC Volleyball Rookie of the Week Freshman outside hitter Raul Urshela receives HVMAC Volleyball Rookie of the Week honors for the second straight week, helping the Bears to a 2-1 record in conference play last week.
March 12, 2012 Bears Volleyball Takes Opener, But Fall to Purchase in Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Game Junior Martin Torres had 11 kills, Muhammad Ali Bhatti had 12 digs and five aces, and Maciej Sadowski added 10 digs and four blocks, but the Bears couldn't build upon an opening set victory at home on Monday night.
March 10, 2012 Men's Volleyball Falls to Lightning in Four The Bears lost Saturday afternoon to Lehman College 3-1. The Bears took a tightly contested third set 26-24 to avoid a sweep before dropping the fourth and final set. Raul Urshela had four kills and Maciej Sadowski had nine digs.
March 9, 2012 Men's Volleyball Sweeps Sarah Lawrence, Edged by Cooper Union in Home Doubleheader Freshman Raul Urshela tallied 21 kills in home HVMAC doubleheader on Friday night as the Bears defeated Sarah Lawrence in straight sets to sweep the season series, before falling to defending champions Cooper Union in three sets.
March 8, 2012 Torres and Urshela Sweep HVMAC Weekly Accolades Junior Martin Torres was named Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference Player of the Week and freshman Raul Urshela was named Rookie of the Week for the week ending March 4, 2012.
March 8, 2012 Men's Volleyball Earns 1st Conference Win at Sarah Lawrence Junior Martin Torres tallied 16 kills, setting a career and school best, Raul Urshela chipped in 11 kills, and Iqbal Husain dished out a career-high 29 assists as the Bears picked up their first HVMAC victory defeating Sarah Lawrence in four sets.
March 5, 2012 Men's Volleyball vs. Mount Saint Vincent Rescheduled to 3/20 The postponed home men's volleyball game on March 2nd against Mount Saint Vincent has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 20th at 7:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Technical High School.
March 1, 2012 Bears Volleyball Drops HVMAC Decision to Yeshiva Freshman Raul Urshela tallied nine kills with a .300 hitting percentage and junior Martin Torres added seven kills as the Bears fell to defending HVMAC champions Yeshiva University, 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-17), on Thursday night.
February 27, 2012 Bears Volleyball Notches Second Win Defeating Medgar Edgars Junior Martin Torres and freshman Raul Urshela each had 15 kills, setting a new Bears single-match record, and sophomore Iqbal Husain tied a single-match record dishing out 29 assists as St. Joseph's snapped a five-game skid defeating Medgar Evers, 3-1 (25-18, 25-21, 22-25, 25-13), on Monday evening
February 24, 2012 Bears Volleyball Drops Straight Set Decision to Brooklyn Freshman Raul Urshela put away five kills and junior Martin Torres brought up six digs, but the Bears fell in straight sets for the second time this season to their cross borough rivals.
February 16, 2012 Bears Volleyball Grounded by Cardinals Junior Martin Torres had six kills and Maciej Sadowski had seven digs, but the Bears dropped a straight set decision to York College, 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-19), on the road on Thursday night
February 11, 2012 Bears Volleyball Drops Both Ends of Home Opener Tri-Match Junior Martin Torres combined for eight kills and eight digs on the afternoon and sophomore Iqbal Husain dished out 16 assists, but the Bears dropped a pair of straight-set decisions to Albertus Magnus and Brooklyn College in their 2012 home opener.
February 9, 2012 Bears Volleyball Triumphant in Season Opener Martin Torres and Raul Urshela had eight kills each and Muhammad Ali Bhatti had 12 digs and nine aces to lead the Bears to a 3-1 victory over Medgar Evers on Thursday night in their 2012 season opener.
April 7, 2011 Bears Conclude Season With Loss to Yeshiva in HVMAC Semis NEW YORK, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team wrapped up their 2011 season with a straight set loss to top-seeded Yeshiva University on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Tournament.
April 6, 2011 Webb Slips by Bears in Season Finale BROOKLYN, NY – In their final regular season match, St. Joseph’s volleyball gave all they had, but couldn’t pull out a victory over Webb Institute. The two teams met a little over a week ago with Webb coming out on top 3-1. This was another close Hudson Valley Conference match, but the Bears ultimately fell three sets to zero.
March 29, 2011 Torres Named HVMAC Player of the Week; Bears Lose to Mount Saint Vincent RIVERDALE, NY – For the first time in his career, sophomore Martin Torres (Ozone Park, NY/St. Francis Prep) has been named the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week. The announcement was made on Tuesday before the Bears took on Mount Saint Vincent.
March 22, 2011 City Tech Too Much for St. Joseph’s BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s came out firing in the first set of their volleyball match against City Tech, but the victory slipped through their fingers as City Tech took that set and the following two to sweep the match 3-0. The Bears ended the match with 15 kills, their second most in a match this season.
March 21, 2011 Bears Drop HVMAC Decision To Cooper Union BROOKLYN, NY – St. Joseph’s men’s volleyball team came out with a spirited effort Monday night, but it wasn’t enough to overcome HVMAC foe, Cooper Union. The Bears fell in straight sets – 25-12, 25-9, 25-21.
March 14, 2011 Cougars Tame Bears BROOKLYN, NY – For the second time in as many weeks, St. Joseph’s men’s volleyball fell against CUNYAC and Brooklyn rival, Medgar Evers. The Bears lost 3-0 back on March 2nd and Monday night was more of the same as the Cougars blanked the Bears once again.
February 27, 2011 Volleyball Downed in Weekend Tri-Match NEW HAVEN, CT – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team traveled to New Haven, Connecticut over the weekend to compete in a weekend tri-match with Albertus Magnus and Mount Saint Vincent. The Bears fell 0-3 in both sets and are now 0-6 (0-1 HVMAC) on the year.
February 25, 2011 Bears Spiked by York BROOKLYN, NY – Men’s volleyball continued their winless start Friday night against York at Brooklyn Technical High School. The Cardinals defeated the Bears in straight sets 13-25, 6-25, 13-25. St. Joseph’s falls to 0-4 on the season and 0-1 in the HVMAC.
February 21, 2011 Bears Drop First Conference Game of the Season BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team lost their first conference game of the season to Yeshiva three sets to zero. The Bears fall to 0-3 on the season while the Maccabees up their record to 5-3.
February 10, 2011 Men’s Volleyball Drops Season Opener to Purchase BROOKLYN, NY – Commencing their third varsity season, the St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team put forth a spirited effort in front of the home crowd, but fell short dropping a 3-0 decision, 25-19, 25-21, 25-14, to Purchase College on Thursday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
April 14, 2010 Fiorella, McMaster, Muldoon, Nunziata and Sadowski Named to USCAA All-Academic Team NEWPORT NEWS, VA – The USCAA has announced the 2009-2010 Non-USCAA Sport Winter All-Academic Team.
March 26, 2010 Men's Volleyball Eliminated from HVMAC Tourney by Yeshiva NEW YORK, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team lost in straight-sets to number one seed Yeshiva University, 30-10, 30-13, 30-17, in the semifinals of the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday night at the Max Stern Gymnasium.
March 16, 2010 Bears Volleyball Avoids Sweep Over Weekend, Fall in Four Sets BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team (1-12) snaped a streak of eight straight-set losses, losing in 3-1 to Webb, Medgar Evers and Regis over the weekend.
March 12, 2010 Bears Volleyball Falls to Brooklyn College BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team loss to cross-borough rival Brooklyn College in straight sets (30-10, 30-14, 30-27) on Monday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
March 11, 2010 York Downs St. Joseph's in Straight Sets JAMAICA, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team lost in straight-sets (30-19, 30-8, 30-20) on Wednesday night in a non-conference match to York College.
February 27, 2010 Bears Fall To Cooper Union NEW YORK, NY – The St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team fell to Cooper Union 3-0 (30-15, 30-16, 30-25) on Saturday afternoon. Freshman Martin Torres (Ozone Park, NY/St. Francis Prep) led the Bears with six kills and three aces while senior Ed Han (McLean, VA/W.T. Woodson) had nine digs to lead the defense.
February 24, 2010 Torres Named HVMAC Volleyball Rookie of the Week NEW YORK, NY – In the first volleyball report of the season released by the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference earlier today, freshman Martin Torres (Ozone Park, NY/St. Francis Prep) was named Rookie of Week for games ending February 21.
February 24, 2010 Bears Volleyball Drops HVMAC Match to Yeshiva BROOKLYN, NY - After picking up their first win of the season, the St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball dropped a straight-set decision (30-8, 30-6, 30-21) to Yeshiva University in a Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference match on Wednesday night at Brooklyn Technical High School.
February 19, 2010 Bears Rise Past Albertus Magnus for First Win of Season BROOKLYN, NY – In their second varsity campaign, the St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team notched their first win of the season, defeating the Albertus Magnus College Falcons in straight sets (30-20, 30-21, 30-26) in their home opener on Friday night.
March 23, 2009 Men’s Volleyball Defeats Medgar Evers For First Win In Program’s History BROOKLYN, NY - Playing in their first season as a varsity sport, the St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball team got their first win defeating Medgar Evers College 3-2 in a dramatic five set match. The win snaps a 20-game losing streak dating back to last season where the program began as a club sport.
March 6, 2009 Men’s Volleyball Wins First Set Ever, but Loses Doubleheader to Southern Vermont BENNINGTON, VT - St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball won their first set ever in intercollegiate competition, taking the first set 30-27 in the first game of the doubleheader against Southern Vermont College. The Bears were unable to hold off the Mountaineers in a close battle between two winless teams. St. Joseph’s lost the first match 3-1 (27-30, 30-27, 30-23, 30-23) and the second match 3-0 (30-26, 30-24, 33-31). Southern Vermont improves to 2-12, breaking a 32 game losing streak, and St. Joseph’s falls to 0-6.
March 4, 2009 Men’s Volleyball Drops Two Over Weekend to Cooper Union and Yeshiva NEW YORK, NY - St. Joseph’s College men’s volleyball remained winless losing two straight set matches to Cooper Union and Yeshiva University this past weekend. The Bears still haven’t won a set competing in their first varsity season.
February 23, 2009 Men's Volleyball Loses to York College in Season Opener (JAMAICA, NY) Men’s volleyball opened their first varsity season with a straight set loss to York College on Monday night at the York College Recreation Center. St. Joseph’s falls to 0-1 and York improves to 6-15.