Pirates lose fifth straight to open season
Feb24

Pirates lose fifth straight to open season

Errors and weak pitching led to the Seton Hall baseball team’s fifth straight loss to open the season, as the squad fell, 2-1, to Dayton on Saturday afternoon. In the previous four games, the Pirates were unable to get a win, but they did not suffer any major errors. Against Dayton, however, Seton Hall racked up two errors which lead to an unearned run in the second inning. The Pirates used five pitchers in nine innings, limiting the...

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Late rally comes up short as Pirates drop season opener
Feb16

Late rally comes up short as Pirates drop season opener

The Seton Hall baseball team dropped its season opener by a final score of 4-3 to Ohio State in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday afternoon. Ricky DeVito, the 2018 Big East Pitcher of the Year and a member of the 2018 All-Big East First Team, took the mound for the Pirates in their opening day matchup. DeVito pitched four innings, allowing only three hits and one run. From the batter’s box, Matt Toke had an impressive outing with a...

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Pirates start strong but ultimately fall to Friars
Feb09

Pirates start strong but ultimately fall to Friars

After a strong showing through the first half on Friday night against Providence, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell by a final of 82-75, dropping to 14-9 and 6-6 in Big East play.  At the end of the penultimate quarter, the Friars went on a strong run and racked up enough points to come within three of Seton Hall. The quarter ended at 56-53, with the Pirates clutching on to a lead that was as much as 13 midway through the...

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Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul
Jan21

Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul

On Sunday afternoon, the women’s basketball team defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since 2016, as Seton Hall defeated DePaul, 84-73. The victory improves the Pirates to 12-6 and 4-3 in conference play.  Shadeen Samuels led the team with 18 points, while Inja Butina, Desiree Elmore, and Nicole Jimenez each added 15 points. The first quarter belonged to DePaul, as they led for a majority of the time. The Pirates only...

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Comeback efforts fall short for women’s basketball against Xavier
Jan07

Comeback efforts fall short for women’s basketball against Xavier

In a game that came down to the wire, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell, 63-62 to Xavier in overtime. The loss drops the Pirates’ record to 9-5, including 1-2 in Big East play. The Pirates got off to a slow start as Xavier grabbed a sizeable 17-9 lead in the opening quarter. In the low scoring quarter, Selena Philoxy chipped in four points for the Pirates and Desiree Elmore tacked on two points. Seton Hall had five...

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Healy entrenched as a leader for Seton Hall
Nov14

Healy entrenched as a leader for Seton Hall

For the third consecutive year Kaity Healy will be the captain of the Seton Hall women’s basketball team. Healy dubbed the accolade an “extreme honor” and is up for the challenge. Head coach Anthony Bozzella also spoke highly of Healy’s character and outgoing personality, which he said made her deserving of the captaincy yet again. “She has handled all the things a captain needs to do, not just ‘Let’s all get huddled up together’ or...

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Men’s soccer drops heartbreaker on Senior Day
Oct28

Men’s soccer drops heartbreaker on Senior Day

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team fell in overtime to Xavier, 2-1, in the team’s last home game of the season on Saturday night. The loss eliminates the Pirates from Big East Tournament contention, as their record drops to 6-6-2 overall, 2-5-1 in-conference. Each team began the game slowly, as neither could maintain possession in the first 10 minutes. Eventually, the Pirates took control of the ball but were unable to break past...

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Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul
Oct13

Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul

Seton Hall women’s volleyball swept DePaul University on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 7-14. Seton Hall came strong out of the gate, as DePaul struggled to find ways to defend. The Pirates started the set going up 4-0, and they did not look back from there and closed out set one 25-18. Caitlin Koska and Haylee Gasser had four kills apiece, leading the way for the team. Sarah Yenesel / Photography Editor The second set...

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NHL sending mixed signals with international approach
Oct03

NHL sending mixed signals with international approach

As the New Jersey Devils and Edmonton Oilers prepare to open their seasons in Sweden on Oct. 6, the emphasis on the NHL Global Series by the league can begin to be seen. The start of the regular season in Europe comes after a number of preseason games in China, as the NHL aims to grow its audience abroad. “In order for us to really begin to grow the game internationally, we need to have regular presence with events,” commissioner Gary...

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Pirates blanked in Big East opener
Sep22

Pirates blanked in Big East opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was defeated, 3-0, by DePaul University on Saturday afternoon in its first Big East game of the season. Despite the loss and surrendering three goals, Seton Hall’s defense played well. “Defense comes first and then we look for ways to attack,” head coach Rick Stainton said. “Today we got exposed in some different areas. We tried to say if our attack got better it will help out our defenders, our...

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Pirates dominant in draw
Sep16

Pirates dominant in draw

Seton Hall women’s soccer picked up its third tie of the season on Sunday afternoon after being unable to secure a win against Central Connecticut State University in double overtime. Despite the best efforts of both teams, the final score was 0-0. The first half was dominated by the Pirates as they outshot Central Connecticut 9-3 and maintained possession for most of the half. Anna MacLean started in goal for the Hall, stopping all...

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Thelen, Koska dominate at Blue & White Classic
Aug25

Thelen, Koska dominate at Blue & White Classic

Seton Hall volleyball opened its season this weekend at the Blue and White Classic hosted by the University of Buffalo, going 2-1 on the weekend with strong performances from veterans Abby Thelen and Caitlin Koska. In the first game of the weekend, the Pirates faced North Dakota State University. The Hall was never able to grab a lead in the first set, as North Dakota scored five straight points to open a 14-7 lead. The Pirates...

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