DeVito poised to grow through adversity
Sep12

DeVito poised to grow through adversity

Seton Hall baseball coach Rob Sheppard knows talent when he sees it and there’s no doubt he has a top player in second-team All-American ace, Ricky DeVito. DeVito, who was lights out as a freshman reliever battled the hardships of an offseason surgery to transform into one of the best starting pitchers in the country last season. “He’ll definitely be one of those guys who will leave a lasting impression on the program,” Sheppard said....

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Pirates draw in scoreless overtime affair
Sep06

Pirates draw in scoreless overtime affair

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team drew 0-0 in an overtime match with Hofstra University at home on Thursday night. Although each team came up empty handed, chances were seen on both sides of the ball. The Pirates were able to get downfield multiple times on the Pride, totaling 14 shots on their opponents. Yet, a majority of the shots did not come from just one player. Freshman CJ Tibbling led Seton Hall with four shots, but eight...

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New NBA Draft rules provide college players with flexibility
Sep06

New NBA Draft rules provide college players with flexibility

College basketball recently made a monumental change to its foundation, and it comes in the form of an adjustment in which the “One and Done” rule may finally be terminated. Since the adoption of the “One and Done” in 2006, no high school players have been able to make the leap from senior year of high school to the NBA. Now, the NCAA has proposed a change in which high school players can forgo the college experience depending on how...

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Pirates come up short against Monmouth
Sep04

Pirates come up short against Monmouth

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was unable to generate much offense on Monday night, eventually falling to in-state rival Monmouth by a final score of 1-0. The lone goal in the contest came off a header from Monmouth attacker Maddie Gibson in the 19th minute. The score came off a cross from outside the box, with Gibson fighting for position and dishing it over Pirate goalie Anna MacLean into the bottom right slot of the net to...

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Offense makes history in elimination-win over Georgetown
May25

Offense makes history in elimination-win over Georgetown

Following a one-run effort in a 13-inning defeat on Thursday night, the Seton Hall bats made history on Friday afternoon, driving in a Big East Tournament-record 21 runs in a first-round elimination game victory over Georgetown. The victory ends a six-game losing streak for the Pirates in the Big East Tournament. Seton Hall will face the losing side in the St. John’s-Butler semifinal, in a second-round elimination game that is...

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Team effort lifts Seton Hall to victory over Rider
May08

Team effort lifts Seton Hall to victory over Rider

Seton Hall used power in the batter’s box and mastery on the mound to secure a 5-3 victory at home over Rider University on Tuesday afternoon. Contributions were made by a variety of players to improve the Pirates to a 24-16-1 record. On offense, the Pirates were able to get runs from the bats of multiple players in their lineup. In the outburst, a different player for the Pirates drove in each run. Eight different players reached...

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Missed opportunities plague Seton Hall in loss to Creighton
May05

Missed opportunities plague Seton Hall in loss to Creighton

Despite having a number of opportunities, Seton Hall was unable to capitalize against Creighton University on Friday night, ultimately falling by a final score of 4-2. The loss gives the Pirates a 21-16-1 record and it snaps their four-game winning streak. Although the Pirates had difficulty reaching base throughout the game, they were able to put themselves in spots to put runs on the board. In the first four innings of the game,...

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Coach and talent points to optimistic future for tennis
May02

Coach and talent points to optimistic future for tennis

The tennis program at Seton Hall is no stranger to change. For the third time in four years, the Pirates have changed their head coach midway through the season, as coach Kevin McGlynn returned to the Hall. McGlynn led the team to the most successful tenure in its program’s history from 1991-96, and under McGlynn, Seton Hall had accumulated a 70-34 record, the program’s only undefeated season NCAA Tournament berth. “It was an...

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Bats go cold as Stony Brook shuts out Seton Hall
May01

Bats go cold as Stony Brook shuts out Seton Hall

Seton Hall softball could not find their offensive rhythm on Tuesday, as the team dropped its tenth straight game in a 3-0 defeat to Stony Brook. The lack of offense has been a theme lately for the Pirates, as they have scored three runs in their last three contests combined. Coach Paige Smith was “not pleased” with the Pirates’ result, as Seton Hall was unable to make key plays on defense in addition to the difficulty with...

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‘Ten’ out of ten: Women’s tennis finishes regular season with dominant win
Apr22

‘Ten’ out of ten: Women’s tennis finishes regular season with dominant win

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team finished its regular season on Saturday in dominant fashion, winning 6-1 over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. The win gives Seton Hall a final record of 7-10, as the Pirates displayed an ability to respond after a 4-3 loss to Xavier on Friday. The doubles portion of the match was a sweep for the Pirates, with the Hall taking two games to win, while the other doubles match ended without a result. Both...

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Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action
Apr07

Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action

The Seton Hall softball team featured in a doubleheader on Friday at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field, playing host to the visiting Providence Friars. Seton Hall dropped the first game, 8-6, but came back with a four-run seventh inning to win the second, 7-6. Both contests were decided in the seventh inning, as the unseasonable weather could not stop the offenses. In the first game, though, Seton Hall’s bats were cold for most of the way, as...

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Rain can’t stop Pirates in extra-innings win
Mar25

Rain can’t stop Pirates in extra-innings win

It took two days, but after the Seton Hall baseball team had its game postponed from the previous day in the seventh inning due to rain, the Pirates were able to get the job done against Hawaii on Saturday night, securing a 9-8 victory in 11 innings. The game featured offensive eruptions from both teams, with runs scattered throughout the innings for both teams. Hawaii’s offensive outburst came in the bottom of the first inning,...

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