Sports & Recreation

SJC Athletics Hall of Fame Class to be Enshrined Saturday

Saint Joseph’s College is set to induct the 2010 Athletics Hall of Fame Class this coming Saturday. Rick Simonds (Steep Falls, ME), Jill (Bourget) Kelly ’94 (Smithfield, RI), Kendra Brown ’01 (Springvale, ME) and Chris Esmond ’94 (Falmouth, ME) compose the class, which is the eighth to be enshrined at St. Joe's.
A reception will be held in the Harold Alfond Center lobby beginning at 5:30 PM with the induction ceremony to follow at the SJC Dining Hall at 7:00 PM.
Simonds guided the Saint Joseph’s Men’s Basketball program for 23 seasons (1979-92, 1993-03) and posted an astounding 466-176 (.726) record with 11 conference titles and six national tournament appearances.
Bourget was a key member of the St. Joe’s Women’s Basketball team during one of the program’s most successful eras.

Richardson Tabbed as GNAC Rookie of the Week

The Great Northeast Athletic Conference weekly honors have been released and Saint Joseph’s freshman Kevin Richardson (Coventry, CT) has been selected as the Golf Rookie of the Week.
Richardson shot a 162 in the 2010 GNAC Championship, which was held at Triggs Memorial Golf Course in Providence over the weekend. He cut eight strokes off his day-one score with a 77 on the final 18 holes and placed fourth overall. As the top rookie finisher, Richardson earned GNAC Rookie of the Year honors and, as one of the top five finishers, is the third St. Joe’s golfer to earn All-GNAC honors.
For Richardson, the weekly conference honor is his third of the year. He is the first SJC linker to collect GNAC Rookie of the Year accolades.

Volleyball: 10/28/10 - Monks Hogtie Huskies, 3-0

Saint Joseph’s (17-11, 5-5 GNAC) blanked Southern Maine (6-22, 0-6 LEC), 3-0, in a non-conference volleyball match at the Harold Alfond Center on Thursday night. Kiah Begley ’13 (Berwick, ME/Saint Thomas Aquinas) notched 29 assists, 12 digs and six service aces in the triumph.
The Monks jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first set, thanks to four Begley aces and a pair of kills by Sarah Coffey ’14 (Hanover, MA), and seldom trailed in the three-set sweep. The Huskies’ largest lead came early in the second set, when the rivals held a 5-2 advantage. St. Joe’s negated the USM advantage with a 10-1 run and did not fall behind again for the remainder of the evening.
Coffey contributed with 11 kills and 14 digs and posted an outstanding .556 attack percentage with one miscue in 18 attempts.

Grand Opening for Summit Adventures at The Maine Mall

Summit Adventures Extreme Family Entertainment Center at The Maine Mall will have a day-long grand opening celebration on Saturday, October 30, 2010.

Events will include a live broadcast by WCYY's Rob and Curdo, a rock climbing wall in the Mall parking lot, haunted laser tag, raffles, discounts, and prizes.

Currently on a short-term lease at The Maine Mall, Summit Adventures is seeking to establish a foothold in the Greater Portland area by offering safe, active fun for kids and adults alike. A healthy alternative to video games or watching a movie, Summit Adventure's attractions provide challenging, adrenaline-pumping opportunities for their customers to scale a climbing wall, flip in the air on a bungee trampoline, battle their friends in laser tag, or walk on water in a human hamster ball.

About Summit Adventures at The Maine Mall
Summit Adventure's location offers a wide variety of extreme sports simulators and active fun for all ages.

New Fall-Winter Schedule & Updates from Sun Salutations Yoga & Wellness Center

Vinyasa Flow, 9:00am-10:00am, 11/29-1/3 (5 wks - no class 12/27)
Level I Yoga, 4:30pm-6:00pm, 11/15-1/3 (6 wks - no class 11/22 or 12/27)
Level II Yoga, 6:30pm-8:00pm, 11/15-1/3 (6 wks - no class 11/22 or 12/27)
Vinyasa Flow, 5:00pm-6:00pm, 11/16-1/4 (6 wks - no class 11/23 or 12/28)
Level I Yoga, 6:30pm-8:00pm, 11/16-1/4 (6 wks - no class 11/23 or 12/28)
Yoga for Seniors, 9:00am-10:30am, 11/17-1/5 (6 wks - no class 11/24 or 12/29)
Level I Yoga, 6:00pm-7:30pm, 11/10-12/22 (6 wks - no class 11/24)
Level II Yoga, 9:00am-10:30am, 11/4-12/23 (6 wks - no class 11/11 or 11/25)
Level II Yoga, 6:00pm-7:30pm, 11/18-1/6 (6 wks - no class 11/25 or 12/30)

Level III Yoga, 8:00am-9:30am, 11/12-12/17 (5 wks - no class 11/26)