Red Storm went 5-1 in six sets played against Hofstra, Stony Brook, Fordham.
Sophomore Karin Palgutova earns All-Region honors for second-consecutive season.
St. John's duo placed in top-three in kills per set in the conference.
Sophomore outside hitter records third 12 kills, 16 digs.
Red Storm defeated BIG EAST rival Pirates, 3-2, on Sept. 27.
Amy Zimmer Interviews Aleksandra Wachowicz
Postgame Highlights: St. John's 3, Villanova 1
2013 Intro Video
BIG EAST Tournament Preview with Gabriela Petkova, Aleksandra Wachowicz, Karin Palgutova, and Shawna-Lei Santos.
Highlights and Interview with Wachowicz after 3-1 road win over Syracuse
Big East Season Opener vs. Seton Hall
The Red Storm finished 20-12 (7-8)
St. John's Bread and Life
St. John's takes on DePaul on "Senior Night" from Carnesecca Arena on Nov. 9, 2012.
St. John's defeats Georgetown in three sets at Carnesecca Arena on Sept. 21, 2012.
As A Sophomore (2012): Played in 115 sets across 32 matches, making 30 starts ... placed second in kills (348) and kills per set (3.03) on the squad ... set new match-highs in kills (21) and attacks (55) ... recorded double-digit kills in 17 matches ... had 11 kills, four digs, and one block vs. then-No. 10 Louisville in the BIG EAST quarterfinals (Nov. 16) ... racked up 18 kills on a .406 attacking percentage in a road win at Syracuse (Nov. 2) ... recorded 14 kills and three blocks in a win vs. Seton Hall (Oct. 26) ... picked up 13 kills on a .294 attacking percentage, while adding three digs vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 14) ... racked up 15 kills on a career-high 55 attempts and added a dig and two blocks vs. then-No. 15 Louisville (Oct. 12) ... had 11 kills, a dig, and three blocks at Notre Dame (Oct. 7) ... collected 13 kills, six digs, and a block at DePaul (Oct. 6) ... recorded 13 kills, six digs and two blocks in a sweep against Georgetown (Sept. 21) ... tied a career-high for kills (21) and set a new career-high for attempts (55) vs. Idaho State (Sept. 8) ... picked up 14 kills, four digs, and a block solo vs. Bryant (Sept. 7) ... made her first-career BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 3) ... won Central Connect State Invitational MVP honors (Sept. 1) ... had 13 kills on a .370 attacking percentage and added a pair of service aces and eight digs vs. Holy Cross (Sept. 1) ... collected 18 kills vs. Brown (Sept. 1) ... set a new career-high in kills (21), while adding a pair of assists, a service ace, four digs, and a block in a road win at Central Connecticut (Aug. 31) ... picked up 16 kills, a pair of assists, and five digs vs. UMBC (Aug. 25).
As A Freshman (2011): Played in 80 sets across 30 matches, starting 20 ... led all freshmen and ranked fourth-best on the team with 163 kills ... had a 2.04 kill per set average, which tied for third-highest on the team ... notched a team-high 25 service aces on a team-high 0.31 service ace per set average ... also contributed 81 digs and ranked second among freshmen with 37 blocks ... had double-digit kills in six contests ... racked up 10 kills, a service ace, and six digs in the season-finale at Rutgers (Nov. 13) ... collected nine kills on a season-high 41 attacks and added three digs, a season-high four blocks, and a season-high six service aces - a team-best for the season - at Seton Hall (Nov. 12) ... narrowly missed a double-double with 10 kills and a season-high nine digs vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 4) ... notched 14 kills, eight digs, and a solo block vs. Iowa (Sept. 17) ... compiled 13 kills and added five service aces and four blocks, both of which were season-highs at the time, in a sweep of St Francis (Sept. 16) ... tallied a season-high 18 kills on a .484 attacking percentage and added two service aces, three digs, and two blocks in a 3-1 win vs. Toledo (Sept. 3) ... racked up 14 kills, two service aces, six digs, and two blocks in her Red Storm debut vs. Iona (Aug. 26).
At Marii Konopnickiej: A four-year letterwinner ... team captain in 2010-11 ... named team MVP and team's best hitter (2011) ... named junior championship's best hitter (2009) ... also played for the Polish Junior National Team (2008-11) ... placed third at the European Championships (2009).
Off the Court: Nicknamed "Ola" ... lists playing soccer, reading, and photography as her hobbies ... most thrilling moment of her athletic career was playing for the Polish National Team ... chose St. John's for its good academic reputation and volleyball program ... if she weren't playing volleyball, she would be playing soccer ... aspires to play professional volleyball in the Italian League ... favorite food is Polish dumplings ... majoring in business management.