2016 Spring Sports Recap
Baseball: The 2016 season will be remembered for the Conference and County Championships, the 27 wins, the outstanding performances, and a team that faced everyone’s best and never gave an inch.
Golf: St. Joseph had its best season in years, finishing 11-11 The Green Knights graduate no players, so there is much to expect in the years to come. Coach Dan Davis and the team enjoyed lots of success. A highlight of the season was on Division Day where the team shot its best round of the season, which ended up being a 161. Michael Postma and Nick Diani both shot their season best 36
Lacrosse: SJR lacrosse finished its final four games of the season 2-2, including a 6-3 win on Senior Day against Northern Valley Demarest. “I think we exceeded some people’s expectations of the team thinking we would not be nearly as good without the seniors we lost last season,” said captain John-Thomas Giles-Harris. SJR also knows that the future is very bright for the program. “We have a tremendous amount of sophomores and juniors now with varsity experience,” says Assistant Coach DaPonte.
Spring Track: After finishing off a very successful and hardworking season Head Coach Nick DeVito ‘97 said, “We have two seniors leaving this year, the younger members on the team were mentored by them and to that we are grateful. The underclassmen were able to gain some varsity experience which will help in the coming years. It was a pleasure being able to coach those guys and I look forward to seeing how well the young talent can progress.”
Tennis: SJR tennis ended a strong season with a respectable record of 6-8. The team finished third in the Big North United Division, which is comprised of four other teams: Bergen Catholic, DePaul, Don Bosco, and Paramus Catholic. The team picked up wins outside of its league against strong teams such as Bergenfield and Hackensack. In addition to a successful regular season, the team finished third in this year’s Sixth Annual Comet Classic Invitational held in Hackensack.