Men’s soccer remains focused after 0-3 week
Sep21

Men’s soccer remains focused after 0-3 week

From the moment Seton Hall men’s soccer coach Gerson Echeverry stepped foot on Seton Hall’s campus as an 18-year-old, his goal has been to win the Big East regular season, postseason and compete in the NCAA Tournament. And while his teams recently have fallen short of such lofty aspirations, the 2017 Pirates revealed signs in non-conference play that they are capable of the program’s first postseason berth since 2012. “I think this...

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Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start
Sep13

Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start

The Seton Hall cross country team raised the bar in the season-opening Monmouth Kick-off, in which both teams led by Jake Simon and Christiana Rutkowski, placed second, one spot higher than their finish in the same meet last year. After Monmouth, the Pirates traveled to Stony Brook where both teams took part in the Wolfie Invitational. Again improving on last year and again led by Rutkowski and Simon, the women’s team had a...

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Why New Jersey has underachieved in college football
Sep13

Why New Jersey has underachieved in college football

With the 13th pick, the Arizona Cardinals select Haason Reddick, linebacker, from Haddon Heights, N.J. No, those weren’t the exact words that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said when he spoke on the podium at the NFL Draft on April 27. Although, if he and others that announced names did reference towns and not colleges New Jersey towns would have been mentioned eight times throughout proceedings. There are currently 38 players in the...

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One more: Men’s soccer star returns for third and final act
Sep07

One more: Men’s soccer star returns for third and final act

After trying to make the leap professionally following the 2016-17 season, Seton Hall men’s soccer midfielder Andres Arcila is back for one final season in South Orange. When Arcila made his decision to return, it was not announced in a tweet that evoked hundreds of likes and retweets. Instead, it was a text to his head coach of three years, Gerson Echeverry, which made clear his intention: “What are the options,” it read. Arcila...

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Philip Flory, basketball walk-on, is the newest face in Pirates’ sports
Jul14

Philip Flory, basketball walk-on, is the newest face in Pirates’ sports

Philip Flory had long been destined to play college basketball in the Big East. The 6-foot, 5-inch combo guard pledged his commitment to Marquette University before even stepping foot on the high school hardwood. But on Friday, Flory made the realization of playing for a Big East program a reality; not with the Golden Eagles, but with the Pirates of Seton Hall. Flory tweeted the news of his arrival as a walk-on this afternoon,...

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Student ticket plan offers unique option to experience SHU basketball
Jun19

Student ticket plan offers unique option to experience SHU basketball

It may seem far off now in the relatively pleasant days of June, but it won’t be long until Seton Hall students are speedily filing into the Prudential Center, trying to avoid the frigid cold of the months basketball season to get inside the arena to cheer on the Pirates men’s basketball team. Unlike the women’s team which plays its games on campus in Walsh Gymnasium, the men travel off campus for all but one game on the team’s...

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Pirates add Quincy McKnight from Sacred Heart, who will sit out 2017-18 season
Jun02

Pirates add Quincy McKnight from Sacred Heart, who will sit out 2017-18 season

The Pirates finished a spring of roster reinforcements on Friday with the addition of junior Quincy McKnight, Evan Daniels reports. The 6-foot, 3-inch guard comes to Seton Hall from Sacred Heart University and will sit out the upcoming season, with two seasons of eligibility on the court beginning in fall 2018. “I’m excited to join the Seton Hall family,” McKnight told The Setonian. “There’s definitely a...

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Angel Delgado announces he will return for senior season
May22

Angel Delgado announces he will return for senior season

With two days to spare for his collegiate athletic eligibility, Angel Delgado announced Monday he will return to Seton Hall for his senior season. The news was announced via Delgado on Twitter, with a statement that boldly read, “I am coming back to school for my senior year.” pic.twitter.com/cqvG8G6nn7 — Angel Delgado (@angelluis45) May 22, 2017 Delgado declared for the NBA Draft on March 28, but due to NCAA parameters, kept...

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Women’s golf coach Sarah Doell steps down to assume role in San Francisco
May19

Women’s golf coach Sarah Doell steps down to assume role in San Francisco

After becoming the first person to hold the position of Seton Hall women’s golf coach, Sara Doell has stepped down after seven years at the top of the program, Seton Hall Athletics announced Friday in a press release. She is leaving South Orange to assume the head coaching position at the University of San Francisco. “It took a highly unique situation for me to even think about moving on from Seton Hall,” Doell said in the press...

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From the beginning: Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves unsettling financial circumstance
Apr26

From the beginning: Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves unsettling financial circumstance

The news hit publications and broadcasting outlets before 7 a.m. on April 19. Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots star and more recently convicted murderer, had committed suicide in his prison cell. The death, just like his case, created a shockwave that registered not just among ardent sports fans, but among the national media and public as well. As the story began to register, the puzzle of Hernandez only became more...

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Pirates and Musketeers an even matchup on the diamond
Apr19

Pirates and Musketeers an even matchup on the diamond

Pirates and Musketeers both carry swords, and as it turns out, the Seton Hall and Xavier baseball teams have plenty in common on the diamond. The two sides met for a three-game series in Cincinnati, Ohio, from Thursday, April 13 to Saturday, April 15, with the Musketeers taking two of three and thereby gaining a one-game lead over the Pirates in the Big East standings. On the surface the teams look comparatively balanced. Only that...

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Anicka Fajnorova takes care of  business on and off the tennis court
Apr05

Anicka Fajnorova takes care of business on and off the tennis court

Not many people can say they achieved one of their life goals while still a teenager; Anicka Fajnorova is one of the rare exceptions. Because every time she steps foot onto the court with her Seton Hall Pirate teammates, Fajnorova is living out a goal which she had set from a young age. “College tennis was my goal since I was a kid,” Fajnorova said. “College was the top for me. I had the option to choose to go pro, or continue my...

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