Seton Hall’s best season since 2006 ends in a loss
Nov01

Seton Hall’s best season since 2006 ends in a loss

The shots were firing against Villanova in the final game of the season for Seton Hall, but the Pirates could not get any past the keeper on Wednesday night, ultimately losing by a final score of 1-0. The lone goal of the contest came in the second half, with Villanova midfielder Zach Zandi putting in a shot from the right side of the field off a cross. The Pirates were unable to respond, dropping the game which was the final contest...

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Analytics need a more prominent place in baseball
Nov01

Analytics need a more prominent place in baseball

In today’s industry, analytics are becoming more prominent in the foundation of multiple occupations. According to LinkedIn, there are six times more Data Scientists and five times more Big Data Developer open positions than there were five years ago. In a report by IBM, the company expects Data Scientists jobs to rise 28 percent by 2020. Analytics are clearly high in demand, except for in Major League Baseball. America’s pastime,...

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Matson’s diversity brings power to Seton Hall social media
Oct25

Matson’s diversity brings power to Seton Hall social media

Social media is a platform that has a limitless reach. It can spread messages and promote certain aspects of life quickly and accurately. Seton Hall tennis player Michal Matson understands that the power of social media is just as powerful as an ace is in a pivotal set. In her new role with Seton Hall Athletics, Matson uses social media to discuss various topics within the community, including issues such as gender, race and violence....

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Family aspect of swimming and diving helps provide a successful foundation
Oct18

Family aspect of swimming and diving helps provide a successful foundation

In the top-tier collegiate swimming and diving world, Seton Hall is a known commodity. Last season, the men’s team was able to repeat as Big East champions, capturing its second conference title in program history and earning 11 All-Big East selections in the process. The women’s team also had its highest finish in history, placing third in the conference while receiving nine All-Big East selections. The trend for both teams continues...

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Lindberg’s Pirates have taken many steps forward
Oct04

Lindberg’s Pirates have taken many steps forward

The Seton Hall men’s soccer program is off to a hot start in the 2018 season and looks primed to finish with a winning record for the first time in 12 years. Since 2006, the team has not had a winning percentage over .500. Under first-year head coach Andreas Lindberg, the team has a .562 winning percentage and is on pace for nine victories. This would be the most since 2006, although in that year the program had 18 matches, in...

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Mary Jennings’ death still impacts women’s soccer program
Sep26

Mary Jennings’ death still impacts women’s soccer program

Upbeat. Happy. Motivating. These are the words that Seton Hall women’s soccer coach Rick Stainton used to describe the atmosphere at the annual Mary Jennings Memorial Game. The annual game to honor the former Pirate who died of liver cancer will be held on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. at Owen T. Carroll Field against Georgetown. As the head of the program, Stainton has had plenty of exposure to the event and knows what it means from the...

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Pirates defeated in straight sets by Butler
Sep22

Pirates defeated in straight sets by Butler

The Seton Hall volleyball team was defeated by Butler, 3-0, on Friday evening, dropping the teams overall record to 5-10. The turning point of the contest occurred in the second set, as the Bulldogs called a timeout down 23-19, two points away from going into halftime with split sets. Butler, however, closed the gap quickly, putting up five unanswered points to take the lead at 24-23. The quick shift in momentum eventually won the set...

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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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