Chris Morris becomes third Seton Hall pitcher taken in MLB Draft
Jun14

Chris Morris becomes third Seton Hall pitcher taken in MLB Draft

Seton Hall pitcher Chris Morris was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 18th round of the MLB’s First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday in Secaucus, N.J., becoming the third Pirate off the board. The Matawan, N.J. native was taken 554th overall, just ten picks after fellow Seton Hall pitcher Shane McCarthy, who was also an 18th round selection, drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. On Tuesday, Seton Hall’s Zach Schellenger was drafted in...

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Seton Hall splits Senior Day doubleheader, Prendergast pitches gem
May06

Seton Hall splits Senior Day doubleheader, Prendergast pitches gem

The Seton Hall baseball team split a doubleheader Saturday with Big East conference leader Creighton on Senior Day at Owen T Carroll Field, falling 4-3 in game one, but picking up an emotional 1-0 victory in game two. With the late afternoon result the Pirates, now 24-20 and 7-8 in the Big East, maintain that pivotal fourth spot in the conference. The offense was at a premium in both games. The Pirates had just ten hits over the two...

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NBA needs to do more to protect its players
Apr26

NBA needs to do more to protect its players

Patrick Beverley of the Houston Rockets was fined $25,000 after having an altercation with a fan when the Rockets lost at Oklahoma City in Game 3 of the First Round of the NBA Playoffs on April 21. This may be something that seems pretty run-of-the-mill, and could have been something that more or less blew over in the eyes of the media after the investigation regarding Beverley’s altercation following the game. However, when Beverley...

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SHU softball dons gold laces for pediatric cancer
Apr19

SHU softball dons gold laces for pediatric cancer

While Seton Hall softball was able to pick up a dramatic walk-off victory over Hofstra University on April 11 at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field, there was a much bigger cause that each team was playing for than the names on their uniforms. The game was also supporting the Go4theGoal Foundation with Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer. Both teams donned gold laces on their cleats during the game, and programs with Go4theGoal’s mission were also...

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Prukop’s walk-off double brings SHU softball win over Hofstra
Apr12

Prukop’s walk-off double brings SHU softball win over Hofstra

Down one run and to its final out, Alyssa Prukop delivered a pinch-hit, two-run, walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Seton Hall softball team to a 4-3 victory over Hofstra on a warm, sunny Tuesday afternoon at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field. The Pirates (19-15-1) were able to secure the win after getting two consecutive baserunners on with one out in the final inning of play. Hailey Arteaga walked and Darby...

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Seton Hall alum Nick Galis heading to Naismith Hall of Fame
Apr01

Seton Hall alum Nick Galis heading to Naismith Hall of Fame

A former Pirate will join the likes of Tracy McGrady, Bill Self and Rebecca Lobo when the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame welcomes its Class of 2107.

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Seton Hall’s offense awakens with 11 hits, grand slam in win over Princeton
Mar29

Seton Hall’s offense awakens with 11 hits, grand slam in win over Princeton

Behind a grand slam and five RBIs from senior Joe Poduslenko, the Seton Hall Pirates were able to record 11 hits as a team on the way to a 14-3 victory over the Princeton Tigers on a clear, sunny Wednesday afternoon at Owen T. Carroll Field. The Pirates (12-10) received multi-hit efforts from Poduslenko as well as from Mike Alescio, and after scoring just four runs over three games against Connecticut, Seton Hall had themselves an...

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SHU softball thriving on veteran-rookie dynamic
Mar22

SHU softball thriving on veteran-rookie dynamic

The Seton Hall softball team swept the Inaugural Pirate Invitational over the past weekend, winning all four contests it played in, and winning three by way of the mercy rule. The Pirates seemed confident, relaxed and poised after fighting off cold weather conditions to take down its opponents. The team returns several starters from last season, and has also added in a few key freshmen newcomers. The upperclassmen core, however, has...

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Eight-run fourth inning propels SHU softball over Saint Peter’s
Mar19

Eight-run fourth inning propels SHU softball over Saint Peter’s

Fueled by an eight-run fourth inning that included Chelsea Canyon’s first home run as a Pirate, Seton Hall was able to cruise past Saint Peter’s at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field on Saturday by a score of 11-2 in five innings as part of the Inaugural Pirate Invitational. Seton Hall (12-9-1) has now won its third game in the past two days after recording two wins on Friday. The Pirates racked up 11 total hits and had three players who...

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Seton Hall’s Delgado, Carrington named to All-Big East teams
Mar05

Seton Hall’s Delgado, Carrington named to All-Big East teams

Delgado was a unanimous First-Team selection.

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Getting technical: Cousins suspension a bad sign in NBA conduct
Mar01

Getting technical: Cousins suspension a bad sign in NBA conduct

In the NBA, technical fouls come about from ‘being extra’ on the court, whether it is due to a hard or unnecessary foul, an out-of-line verbal exchange or comment or simply doing something that does not benefit the natural play of the game. For the former Sacramento King and current New Orleans Pelican center DeMarcus Cousins, his game is all about being extra and over the top. It has been very much apparent over his seven-year NBA...

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Seton Hall softball offense on fire in opening weekend
Feb22

Seton Hall softball offense on fire in opening weekend

Seton Hall women’s softball got off to a strong start on its season, sweeping its weekend slate at the Gardner Webb Tournament in Boiling Springs, N.C. from Feb. 18-19. The Pirates won all three games to give them a perfect 3-0 start. Seton Hall was fueled by its offense over its successful weekend, scoring double-digit runs in each game. The Pirates averaged 14 runs per game over the series, scoring 11, 18 and 13, respectively, good...

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