Former Seton Hall basketball champion finds calling in social work
Oct18

Former Seton Hall basketball champion finds calling in social work

When arriving at the Team Walker Learning Center in Jersey City, N.J., you are greeted by a large, blue and white sign. Inside, the tiles, chairs and tables all follow the same color pattern. This is Jerry Walker’s dream. The former Seton Hall men’s basketball standout founded Team Walker in 1996 in order to give back to underprivileged children in his home community. The non-profit, which Walker started with his brother Jasper,...

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Nota enjoys success in first Big East season
Oct04

Nota enjoys success in first Big East season

This week, and for the second time this season, Seton Hall men’s soccer goalkeeper Andreas Nota has been named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. The native of Rome, Italy has been stellar so far this season for the Pirates. He has started each of the team’s eight games, and he has proven himself to be the backbone of a starkly-improved defense. Nota, a sophomore by eligibility, played his first year for Campbellsville University in...

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Difficult women’s basketball slate finalized
Sep26

Difficult women’s basketball slate finalized

Last week, the remainder of the Seton Hall women’s basketball schedule was finalized. The Pirates will be itching to move on from and subsequently build upon a disappointing end to the 2017-18 season, a loss to Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Despite an NIT bid, Seton Hall ended last season with an even 16-16 record. The roster has experienced significant turnover since then, but with...

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Pirates remain winless in Big East play after loss to Georgetown
Sep26

Pirates remain winless in Big East play after loss to Georgetown

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell, 3-0, to Georgetown University on Wednesday night. The loss drops the Pirates to 0-4 in Big East play. The teams were neck-and-neck in set one, trading points the entire way. Georgetown was able to break through and go up 15-11 at a point, but Seton Hall clawed back into the lead, 17-16, with kills from Abby Thelen and a few service errors from Georgetown. Despite Seton Hall’s best efforts,...

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Burkhardt brothers keep it all in the family at SHU
Sep19

Burkhardt brothers keep it all in the family at SHU

The Burkhardt brothers from Palmyra, Pa. are entering their fourth season as Pirates, but their 21st as best friends. Corey, a redshirt junior by eligibility, and Spencer, a senior, have been through it all together. From being home-schooled until eighth grade, to playing on the same clubs as teenagers, to Seton Hall, the Burkhardt twins’ ride has been lengthy and arduous, but the joy of the journey has been amplified by having each...

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New look Women’s tennis team aims to find success

As the Seton Hall women’s tennis team looks ahead to its opening tournament of the season, the Navy Invitational, which begins on Sept. 14 in Annapolis, Md., there is plenty of excitement about the season. Over the summer, the Pirates brought in three new faces. Freshman Regina Pitts and transfer students Minja Gligic and Mekeila Erspamer headline the lineup for the Pirates, who lost Katie Kim and Luize Strike to graduation following...

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Engel proves to be a catalyst for women’s soccer
Sep06

Engel proves to be a catalyst for women’s soccer

When looking at the stat sheet for the Seton Hall women’s soccer team, Izzy Engel’s name may not immediately jump out at you. The sophomore midfielder from Crescent, Pa., has yet to register a goal or assist so far this season, but her impact on the team’s newfound success cannot be understated. The Pirates, currently 2-3-1, have relied on Engel heavily to control play from the center of the pitch. Through the team’s first six games,...

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Pirates draw with Delaware in home opener
Aug19

Pirates draw with Delaware in home opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team fought tooth and nail with Delaware in its home opener on Sunday night at Owen T. Carroll Field, but the end result was a 0-0 draw. Early in the first half, much like in the prior game against Siena, the Pirates were pinned in their own zone. The Blue Hens began by ringing a shot off the crossbar just 15 minutes into the contest, and followed that with a break in the 20th minute that was...

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Pirates win, Leon makes history in crucial series opener
May11

Pirates win, Leon makes history in crucial series opener

Seton Hall baseball secured a monumental home victory on Friday afternoon, defeating St. John’s by a final score of 4-3. The win puts both teams at an even 11-2 record atop the Big East standings heading into their doubleheader on Saturday. Despite the outcome, the game did not begin smoothly for the Pirates. St. John’s was able to jump out to an early 1-0 lead on an RBI by Luke Stampfl. However, the Pirates, headed by Shane McCarthy...

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To find long-term success, NHL must address playoff format
May02

To find long-term success, NHL must address playoff format

When the Atlanta Thrashers relocated and became the Winnipeg Jets in 2011, the NHL was forced into reconsidering the entire scheme of the league. It was the second re-location of an Atlanta NHL franchise, and the move raised competitive and logistical issues to commissioner Gary Bettman, the NHL Players Association and the Board of Governors to work together and realign the league, issues that were not dealt with successfully. While...

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Friends-turned-teammates No. 1 at Big East eSports Invitational
Apr25

Friends-turned-teammates No. 1 at Big East eSports Invitational

Electronic sports, more commonly referred to as eSports, has revolutionized the gaming landscape over recent years. From nationally-broadcasted tournaments on ESPN to now university-funded college teams, eSports has skyrocketed into a multi-million-dollar platform. Some schools have even begun to offer scholarships for eSports players, just as they would for a student-athlete. For Seton Hall’s Jared Maldonado and Connor O’Reilly, the...

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Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss
Apr22

Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss

Newark, N.J. – It was a bittersweet affair on Sunday afternoon for the Seton Hall softball team, as the team honored its four seniors, Alexis Walkden, Sara Foster, Alyssa Prukop and Alannah Basile, prior to its 5-3 loss to Creighton at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. At third base, second base, first base and designated hitter, respectively, each of the women got the start in their Big East home sendoff. Much like the weather, the game...

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