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College Round-up: SJU women blitz BC, get walloped by West Virginia

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Unfortunately, the Red Storm turned right around and were blown out at West Virginia, 84-58 Tuesday night. Kate Bulger scored 20 of her 23 points in the second half to lead the Mountaineers, which improved to 13-8, 4-6 in the Big East. Kati Kurtosi had 15 points for St. John's.Against Boston College, Greeba Barlow led the Red Storm, scoring a game-high 19 points, including 11 in the second half, in the first win over a top-25 team for St. John's in 12 years.For her effort, Barlow, a 5-foot-8 senior guard, was named Big East Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday. The George Washington transfer also had 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field in a 93-40 win over Providence Feb. 2.Barlow scored five straight points of the second half in a 13-2 run that put St. John's (16-6, 5-6 Big East) in front 41-28. Kia Wright scored 13 points and Danielle Chambers chipped in 11 points for the Red Storm, which outscored BC 28-8 in the opening 10 minutes of the second half.Brooke Queenan had 11 points and 7 rebounds and former Christ the King standout Clare Droesch struggled, scoring 3 points - all from the foul line - for Boston College, which dropped to 15-5, 6-3.St. John's hosts Pittsburgh at Carnesecca Arena Saturday at 2 p.m.A Record HolderA week after becoming the leading Division II scorer in Queens College women's basketball history, Shonda Holder reached another milestone when she grabbed her 1,000th career rebound in an 84-71 win over Teikyo Post Monday night in Waterbury, Conn.Holder is only the second player to reach the 1,000-rebound plateau since the school moved to Division II in 1987. Carrolyn Burke is atop the list with 1,283 rebounds.Against Teikyo Post, Holder led Queens (10-10) with 30 points and 14 rebounds while Erin White had 18 points, Patti Cronin had 11 and Lauren Tartamella added 10.Part of a new CrewFormer St. John's soccer players Bill Gaudette and Ryan Kelly were both picked by the Columbus Crew in the MLS Supplemental Draft Friday. Gaudette, a former Red Storm goalkeeper, was picked in the first round (ninth overall) and Kelly, a versatile transfer from the University of Virginia, was selected in the 3rd round, 32nd overall.They join former St. John's teammate Chris Wingert in Columbus and follow Chris Corcoran, who was picked by the MetroStars in the MLS SuperDraft last month.Falzone earns NYCAC honorsVinny Falzone, a freshman forward at Molloy College, was named New York Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball Rookie of the Week, after helping lead the Lions to 2-1 week. The Middle Village native, who played at Archbishop Molloy last year, had 22 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Southampton, scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in an upset win over New York Tech and finished the week with 4 points and 5 rebounds in a loss to Adelphi.Reach Sports Editor Dylan Butler by e-mail at TimesLedger@aol.com or call 718-229-0300, Ext. 143.

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