SHU baseball closes out UConn series with 4-0 loss
Mar26

SHU baseball closes out UConn series with 4-0 loss

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team fell to the Connecticut Huskies 4-0 on Sunday at Owen T. Carroll Field in the rubber match of the three-game series. After a 2-1 victory on the previous day, the Pirates were looking to win the season series against the Huskies. Shane McCarthy took the mound for the Hall, facing off against UConn’s Mason Feole. Both starters dominated through the first four innings. Feole held the Pirates to just...

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World Baseball Classic doesn’t do enough to draw fans in
Mar22

World Baseball Classic doesn’t do enough to draw fans in

Baseball may be America’s pastime, but American interest in the most prestigious international baseball competition is not high. The World Baseball Classic came to an end Wednesday night as the United States faced Puerto Rico in the Championship game. Despite haivng their home country in the finale, the WBC has struggled to capture the interest of American fans. The World Baseball Classic feature a great deal of talent on several...

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SHU baseball defeats Manhattan College in Strike Out Cancer Classic
Mar19

SHU baseball defeats Manhattan College in Strike Out Cancer Classic

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team defeated the Manhattan College Jaspers 7-3 on Saturday, March 18 in the second game of the Strike Out Cancer Classic at Owen T. Carroll Field. Originally slated to play the Brown University Bears at 3 p.m., inclement weather forced a schedule change where the Pirates instead faced the Jaspers at 2 p.m. Seton Hall defeated Manhattan the previous day by a score of 7-2. Manhattan got off to a hot...

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Swim and dive bring home Big East trophy
Mar01

Swim and dive bring home Big East trophy

The 2016-17 Seton Hall swimming and diving season team had one of the best seasons in program history. The men’s team took home its first ever Big East Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25th. The women’s squad finished in third place, the highest finish in program history, after three consecutive fourth place finishes. “From both sides, everybody brought something to the table,” junior Cody Wimmer said. “They all were doing something to...

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Swimmers head to Big East Championship
Feb15

Swimmers head to Big East Championship

The 2017 Big East Swimming and Diving Championship begins on Wednesday, Feb. 22, and the Seton Hall Pirates are looking to make their presence known. Last season, the men’s team finished in third behind the Georgetown Hoyas and the champion Xavier Musketeers. This season, the Hall has a chance to win it all. “We’re all very excited,” said junior Cody Wimmer. “This is one of the first times that we’ve actually had the chance to come in...

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Seton Hall fights back to knock down Providence in overtime
Feb09

Seton Hall fights back to knock down Providence in overtime

The Seton Hall Pirates won an overtime thriller against the Providence Friars, 72-70, on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Prudential Center. Myles Powell knocked in the game-winning shot with just nine seconds left in overtime as the Pirates got their revenge for the 65-61 loss they suffered at the hands of the Friars back on Jan. 14. Providence got off to an early lead in the first half, going on a 19-2 run and surging to a 27-12 lead with...

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Women’s basketball closes out weekend with loss to No. 17 DePaul
Feb05

Women’s basketball closes out weekend with loss to No. 17 DePaul

Seton Hall women’s basketball fell to the No. 17 DePaul Blue Demons 86-60 on Sunday, Feb. 6 at the McGrath-Phillips Arena in Chicago, Ill. The game began tightly contested, as both teams were within two points of each other for the opening five minutes of the first quarter. DePaul then went on a 16-6 run to close out the quarter, putting it ahead of the Pirates 22-10. The Blue Demons managed to maintain a double-digit lead for the...

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Reserved and ready: SHU bench makes an impact
Feb01

Reserved and ready: SHU bench makes an impact

While the Seton Hall women’s basketball team isn’t perfect, coach Tony Bozzella’s squad is getting solid production off the bench. The Pirates had 20 bench points in their victory over the Butler Bulldogs on Sunday, Jan. 29.   It was the 13th time this seasn that Seton Hall has gotten at least 20 points from the bench. For most of the season, one player has stepped up as the team’s go-to reserve: Deja Winters. The two-time Big...

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Baseball Hall of Fame voters get some right, some wrong
Feb01

Baseball Hall of Fame voters get some right, some wrong

Each year, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America gets a few things right – and quite a bit wrong – when it votes to elect new members to the Hall of Fame. This year, three players were inducted: Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez. The BBWAA certainly was correct in choosing these three players to be immortalized. Bagwell was an offensive powerhouse for the majority of his career. A lifelong member of the Houston...

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Pirates edge out win over Butler behind Hilaire, Smith
Jan29

Pirates edge out win over Butler behind Hilaire, Smith

The Seton Hall Pirates women’s basketball team clutched out a 65-63 victory over the Butler Bulldogs at Walsh Gymnasium on Sunday, Jan. 29. Seton Hall entered the game looking for revenge, as its 79-58 loss to Butler on Jan. 2 was the first of a six-game losing streak. The Hall started off strong by getting good looks from beyond the arc. JaQuan Jackson, Kaela Hilaire, Claire Lundberg and Deja Winters all hit three-pointers in the...

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Defense and character keys for Bozzella, Pirates
Jan25

Defense and character keys for Bozzella, Pirates

Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team has had a rough season, but it reached no lower point than the 96-65 loss to the DePaul Blue Demons on Jan. 8. Heading into that game, Seton Hall was fresh off a tough two-game road trip. The team defeated St. John’s in a close game at Walsh, but dropped consecutive games to Butler and Xavier. The Pirates looked to get back on track with a strong performance at home, but the Blue Demons had other...

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Bozzella’s Pirates at home at Walsh
Jan25

Bozzella’s Pirates at home at Walsh

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team is far from perfect. The Pirates, halfway through Big East play, boast a disappointing 9-11 record, 2-7 in the conference. They have lost seven of their last eight games, only two of which were decided by single-digits. The dream of making their third consecutive NCAA tournament seems all but over with nine games left, but despite their losing record, the Pirates have a strong 8-4 record at Walsh...

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