Seton Hall’s tournament chances directly  affect potential enrollment
Feb27

Seton Hall’s tournament chances directly affect potential enrollment

After Seton Hall’s 78-70 loss to St. John’s on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, the Pirates’ chances of securing an NCAA Tournament berth for the fourth consecutive season are looking slim. Even though Seton Hall has not advanced past the second round in the tournament within the last three seasons, the spotlight on the Pirates’ postseason run has garnered national attention for the South Orange campus. The success that the school...

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Softball splits doubleheader with Leigh
Feb23

Softball splits doubleheader with Leigh

The Seton Hall softball team split its double-header at home Friday afternoon against Lehigh, falling 8-4 in the first match and then coming back with a 5-4 win thanks to a three-run walk-off homerun by Janae Barracato in the final game.   Barracato’s lone hit of the second game came at a pivotal moment for Seton Hall, as the Pirates were down 4-2 against the Mountain Hawks. Jaden Tate doubled to left center and then...

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Buckeyes complete sweep over Pirates in opening series
Feb17

Buckeyes complete sweep over Pirates in opening series

The Seton Hall baseball team was swept by Ohio State in the Pirates’ opening series of the season with a 5-3 loss on Sunday afternoon in Port Charlotte, Fla. The Buckeyes’ jumped on Seton Hall’s starter, Tyler Burnham, early on as he surrendered three runs in one-third of the first inning. Kobie Foppe scored on a double to left-center by Connor Pohl which advanced Dominic Canzone to third. Canzone would eventually score on a one-out...

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Softball splits games on Saturday
Feb16

Softball splits games on Saturday

The Seton Hall softball team split its action at the North Texas Tournament on Saturday afternoon, winning 5-3 against Northwestern State to complete the sweep but losing, 14-2, to North Texas. Darby Pandolfo drove in Janae Barracato to give the Pirates an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first with a two-out double. Northwestern State’s Elise Vincent reached on a fielding error by Seton Hall and the Demons capitalized on this with...

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Softball kicks off season in mixed fashion at Marucci Classic
Feb11

Softball kicks off season in mixed fashion at Marucci Classic

This past weekend, the Seton Hall softball team kicked off its season at the Marucci Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. The Pirates beat Southern Utah, 2-1, in the first of the two games on Friday. Southern Utah got on the board first with a home run in the second inning by Kendall Kapitzke to take the lead 1-0, but the Pirates retaliated with a solo shot by Hailey Arteaga two innings later to tie up the game at one run apiece. On the...

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Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend
Feb06

Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend

The use of the three-point shot has become more common in Division I men’s basketball in recent years. The top 20 teams in the country with the most three-pointers attempted has gradually risen from 18,037 to 19,205 in only three seasons. The NCAA first recognized the three-point arc in the 1986-87 season and there has been an average of 21.9 attempts from downtown in 2018. On Jan. 27, the Seton Hall’s men’s basketball team fell,...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Oct30

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis.  Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their...

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Pirates primed to peak at the perfect time of the season
Sep26

Pirates primed to peak at the perfect time of the season

Timing is everything in long distance running: knowing how to pace yourself for each mile, knowing when to add the final kick in at the end and knowing how to maintain consistency throughout the season. Given the Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams’ personal successes in the first four meets, both are on pace to peak at the right time of the season when championship meets come around at the end of October. Emma Newgarden...

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Pirates win with offensive firepower
Sep19

Pirates win with offensive firepower

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team secured its first win of the month after a 2-1 victory over Sacred Heart University on Wednesday afternoon. Sacred Heart’s Zander Hyltoft’s unassisted goal in the 29th minute gave the Pioneers an early edge over the Pirates. However, six minutes later the Pirates answered with a goal of their own by Nico Andersen. Seton Hall added to its lead in the 55th minute as JP Marin scored on an assist by...

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Pirates stay perfect thanks to late-game heroics from McKenzie
Aug29

Pirates stay perfect thanks to late-game heroics from McKenzie

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team remained perfect on the season with a 2-1 victory at Central Connecticut State University on Tuesday night. The win puts the team at 2-0 under first-year head coach Andreas Lindberg and is Seton Hall’s best start to a season since 2008. The Pirates jumped on the board first with a goal in the 19th minute by Martin Storesund off a through ball up the left side from Alex Pozesky. Nine minutes...

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Pirates pitching struggles in midweek loss to NJIT
Apr24

Pirates pitching struggles in midweek loss to NJIT

After completing its first three-game series sweep of the season this past weekend against Butler, the Seton Hall baseball team failed to extend its winning ways on Tuesday, as the Pirates were defeated by the NJIT Highlanders, 10-4, at Owen T. Carroll Field. Dylan Verdonk got the start for the Hall, following a one-inning outing on April 18 against Monmouth that left him frustrated. In that outing, the junior Verdonk allowed three...

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