Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career
Nov28

Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career

Volleyball senior Abby Thelen was named to the All-Big East First Team for the second consecutive year last week. While the honor shows what Thelen has meant to Seton Hall, it is only a small part of her impact on the program. Thelen is one of only six players in Seton Hall history with over 1,300 career kills, while also ranking fifth in school history in attacks with more than 3,500. On the defensive end, she made her impact by...

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Jets, Giants find themselves in parallel rebounding situations
Nov28

Jets, Giants find themselves in parallel rebounding situations

It is no secret that now is not the best time to be a New York football fan. With both the Giants and Jets in the midst of seasons that will most likely end without playoff berths, it is time to begin looking towards the future. However, each team has a much different path ahead of them. For the Jets, their first order of business is easy, yet long overdue – fire Todd Bowles. If there are two things you cannot win with on a consistent...

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Seton Hall’s new frontcourt set to make waves in 2018-19
Nov07

Seton Hall’s new frontcourt set to make waves in 2018-19

For the past few seasons, Seton Hall men’s basketball has relied heavily on one part of its frontcourt – Angel Delgado. The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award winner and all-time leading rebounder in Big East history took much of the load in the paint. This year, however, Seton Hall’s frontcourt is made up of depth with some new and old faces taking center stage. Outside of Delgado and Ismael Sanogo, it was Sandro Mamukelashvili and Michael...

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Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool
Oct25

Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool

The Seton Hall women’s swimming team got off to a quick start in the 2018-19 season, recording wins over Rider University and Montclair State University. However, the team left the trip to Montclair with much more than just a win, with the Pirates setting three pool records. A dominating race by the 200-medley relay team set the tone for the day with a record time of 1:49.88. Shortly after, Heidi Dickson kept it going by winning the...

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NFL players long for security, not attention
Oct03

NFL players long for security, not attention

As the National Football League continues to be criticized for the safety of its players, the treatment of top athletes has become a topic of concern. This past offseason, some of the most talented and well-known players sat out because of their contracts. Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles Rams did not report to training camp until he signed a six-year, $135 million contract, including a $40 million signing bonus and nearly $87 million...

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Kaepernick’s Nike deal is about more than sports
Sep06

Kaepernick’s Nike deal is about more than sports

On Monday night, Nike launched its 30th-anniversary ad campaign. It was received to some’s liking and to other’s anger. Nike has always been able to stir discussion in its campaigns, but this one got even more people talking due to a commonly controversial figure being the focal point: Colin Kaepernick. The ad was announced with a close-up photo of Kaepernick with a simple statement stapled in white letters; “Believe in something....

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Pirates carry over weekend success with another 11-run outburst
May01

Pirates carry over weekend success with another 11-run outburst

The Seton Hall baseball team continued its winning ways into the midweek, taking down out-of-conference opponent Saint Peter’s on Tuesday afternoon, 11-1, at Owen T. Carroll Field. After a scoreless first inning, Saint Peter’s struck first when Tom Campo’s ground-out to short brought in Peter Ferony, who tripled to right field the play before. Amanda Courtney/Staff Photographer The Pirates struck back, however, in the bottom half of...

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Pitchers struggle in blowout loss to Monmouth
Apr18

Pitchers struggle in blowout loss to Monmouth

The Seton Hall baseball team had a tough outing against in-state rival Monmouth Wednesday as the Hawks jumped on the Pirates early en route to a 10-3 victory. John LaRocca got things started for the Hawks with a leadoff double off of Billy Layne Jr., which was followed by two consecutive singles, bringing LaRocca across the plate. Layne appeared to get things under control after striking out two straight, but after hitting Matt Graber...

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Consistency, confidence key to men’s golf championship run
Apr18

Consistency, confidence key to men’s golf championship run

The men’s golf season is nearing its end, with just the Big East Championship remaining. Coming off an eighth-place finish in Princeton, N.J. on April 7 and a sixth-place finish in State College, Penn. at the Rutherford Intercollegiate, the Pirates will look to finish with their best performance of the year in Callawassie Island, S.C. at the Big East Championship from April 29 to May 1. Consistency has at times been lacking for the...

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Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul
Mar25

Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul

The Seton Hall softball team’s slow start resulted in a 12-3 mercy-rule loss to DePaul on Sunday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. The loss gives the Blue Demons the series sweep, as the Pirates fall to 0-3 in conference play. After a scoreless first inning for both sides, Angela Scalzitti of the Blue Demons gave the visitors an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. The DePaul centerfielder reached first on an error and crossed...

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Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form
Mar21

Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form

Mia Kness, a freshman on the women’s golf team, is making strides in her first year and has the Pirates heating up in time for the Big East Championship. From the time she stepped on the collegiate course, Kness not only kept up with the competition, but also shot past it. Her strong freshman year began in the fall, with three top-20 finishes in her first four tournaments followed by her first individual title in the Brown Bear...

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Student-athletes find guidance from influential panel
Feb21

Student-athletes find guidance from influential panel

On Feb. 19, the athletic department, led by athletic director Pat Lyons, held the sixth annual leadership forum for student athletes, where Seton Hall players had the opportunity to pick the minds of successful professionals with connection to the university. Val Ackerman, Len DeLuca and Nancy Holecek were on the panel to give their stories and advice to the student-athletes, as well as answer their questions. The event started out...

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