Sports Round-Up Aug. 6

The St. John’s University, Jamaica, men’s basketball team is set to embark on a foreign tour of the Dominican Republic. The Red Storm will play three games in four days in mid-August against Dominican U22 National Team, the GUG All-Stars (a professional team affiliated with former St. John’s standout Felipe Lopez), and the Dominican Senior National Team.

The St. Joseph’s University Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, women’s basketball team was recognized for their efforts in the classroom as the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced the 2021-2022 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll. The Bears maintained a collective 3.190 grade point average for the academic year and were one of three Skyline Conference teams to be recognized.

Former St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, standout Nevena Dimitrijevic is going pro after an accomplished Terrier career. Dimitrijevic, a former All-Northeast Conference (NEC) point guard, signed a contract with BAXI Ferrol in Spain’s second division, LF Challenge.

The native of Serbia finished her college career eighth in program history for career assists (354) and third in program for single-season assists (174). She was the second student-athlete in program history to be named NEC Rookie of the Year and first to be named Eastern Coleege Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year.