Pirates offense creates but fails to convert in 1-0 loss
Oct06

Pirates offense creates but fails to convert in 1-0 loss

In a game that was truly a defensive chess match, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team was unable to find the back of the net, losing a tough one at home to Villanova on Thursday night, 1-0. The Pirates were hungry for a victory after their most recent Big East contest, on the road against Georgetown, ended in a lopsided 5-0 defeat. Opportunities were hard to come by, but no opportunity was greater than when Villanova received a free...

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International ties bring SHU tennis together
Sep27

International ties bring SHU tennis together

Seton Hall University is well known for its international footprint with more than 70 nations represented on campus. This is evident on the women’s tennis team, as the eight girls on the roster come from five different countries. With this initial barrier of language and background it would be easy to understand if the team struggled to cultivate chemistry, but for this year’s team, no such struggle exists. “Coming from different...

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Pirates overcome more road adversity for third consecutive win
Sep11

Pirates overcome more road adversity for third consecutive win

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team are winners of three straight for the first time since 2011 as the Pirates notched a road victory on Sunday night against Penn University by a score of 2-1. It was the second game in a row where the Pirates had to erase an early deficit to Ivy-League opposition before securing the win. The Pirates fell behind early on, as the away side surrendered a goal in the 26th minute to Penn striker Joe Swenson,...

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SHU volleyball defeats Oklahoma in five sets
Aug26

SHU volleyball defeats Oklahoma in five sets

The Seton Hall volleyball team kicked off its season in a big way, defeating the Oklahoma Sooners by a score of three sets to two on Friday night. Coming off a successful 2016 season capped by a Big East tournament appearance, the Pirates looked in mid-season form against a formidable Sooners squad. The first set was a nail biter, featuring eight ties and five lead changes but Seton Hall was able to tough out two victories by the...

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Seton Hall drops game two in Louisiana as late comeback effort falls short
May22

Seton Hall drops game two in Louisiana as late comeback effort falls short

The Seton Hall baseball team’s late-game rally came up short Friday night, as the Pirates fell to Southeastern Louisiana by a score of 10-7. After a dominant 16-3 the game before, Seton Hall could not seem to quiet the relentless Lions lineup which sets up a rubber match for the three-game series in Hammond, La. Zach Prendergast took the mound for the first time since pitching a no-hitter in the Pirates’ Big East finale against...

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Strong spring season bodes well for Seton Hall cross country future
Apr26

Strong spring season bodes well for Seton Hall cross country future

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country team recently completed a successful spring season following the All-American Meet on Saturday, April 22. Both teams completed five meets throughout March and April in which the Pirates had strong showings from their runners across the board. Two runners, juniors Christiana Rutkowski of the women’s team and Jake Simon of the men’s team, shined. When reflecting back on her season,...

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SHU softball suffers another close loss in series finale with Creighton
Apr15

SHU softball suffers another close loss in series finale with Creighton

The Seton Hall softball team (19-17-1, 5-6-0) lost a close contest by a score of 4-3 to the Creighton Bluejays (14-22, 5-6) Saturday afternoon in Omaha, Neb. After dropping both games in a Friday doubleheader, the Pirates were looking to salvage the final game of a three-game set. Seton Hall sent sophomore Chrisa Head to the mound to face the Creighton lineup. The Bluejays got off to a hot start in the bottom of the first, as they...

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SHU tennis defeats LIU Brooklyn in close contest
Mar25

SHU tennis defeats LIU Brooklyn in close contest

The Seton Hall tennis team defeated LIU Brooklyn on the road Friday afternoon in a close contest by a score of 4-3. The Pirates (5-5, 1-0) came into the match with momentum after a commanding 7-0 sweep against Villanova last Friday to start the spring season. LIU Brooklyn (5-3, 1-0) came into the match with victories over Oral Roberts and Bucknell in Orlando behind strong performances by sophomore, Anna Grigoryan, who was named...

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Softball sweeps doubleheader, notches ACC opponent win
Feb25

Softball sweeps doubleheader, notches ACC opponent win

The Seton Hall softball team swept its doubleheader on Saturday with victories against Virginia, 4-2, and Coppin State and Virginia, 10-1. The team bounced back after consecutive losses and brought its ECU Pirate Invitational record to 2-2. The first game of the day was a pitcher’s duel to the very end as the Pirates took on Virginia. After falling behind early, the Pirates answered with a three-run third inning to flip the momentum...

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SHU softball dominates in undefeated weekend, beats Holy Cross
Feb20

SHU softball dominates in undefeated weekend, beats Holy Cross

The Seton Hall women’s softball team defeated the Holy Cross Crusaders by a score of 13-4 in six innings on Sunday. The Pirates came into the game following two impressive victories against Hampton and Bucknell University, both of which were mercy rule victories. The Pirate offense continued its hot hitting from the start as it scored six runs in the first two innings. The team’s lead increased to 9-0 before Holy Cross scored...

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Pirate volleyball ends season in Big East Tournament loss
Nov25

Pirate volleyball ends season in Big East Tournament loss

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team (16-15, 10-8) took on the Creighton Bluejays (24-6, 18-0) in the Big East Semifinals on Friday afternoon. The Bluejays defeated the Pirates (25-16, 25-19, 25-22) in straight sets. The Pirates battled their way into the tournament following back-to-back Big East wins to close out the regular season. Creighton is seeking its third straight Big East title after going undefeated in conference play....

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Cross country struggles against tough competition in Big East Championship
Oct29

Cross country struggles against tough competition in Big East Championship

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Big East Championship on Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. Both teams struggled against tough, nationally-ranked competition, as the women’s team finished 10th while the men’s team finished ninth. The Georgetown men’s team retained its Big East crown, followed by Providence and Butler. The Providence women’s team edged out Villanova for its third consecutive...

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