Softball splits doubleheader with Villanova to open Big East play
Mar25

Softball splits doubleheader with Villanova to open Big East play

The Pirates (14-10, 1-1) kicked off Big East play on Saturday afternoon against Villanova (12-9, 1-1). After a thrilling win in the front end of the doubleheader, they were unable to complete the sweep and had to settle for a split. Villanova got off to a fast start, loading the bases against starting pitcher Lauren Fischer, but Fischer was able to work out of the bases-loaded jam with back-to-back strikeouts. Despite her first-inning...

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Seton Hall’s Dalton Soffer to transfer, sit a year
Mar21

Seton Hall’s Dalton Soffer to transfer, sit a year

After two seasons in South Orange, reserve guard Dalton Soffer has decided to transfer.

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Women’s basketball finishes season in Big East Tournament loss
Mar05

Women’s basketball finishes season in Big East Tournament loss

After knocking off Providence to advance to the second round of the Big East Tournament, it was not meant to be for Seton Hall against the No. 1 seed on Sunday night. DePaul got off to a quick start and did not look back, cruising to a convincing 32-point 92-60 victory. The Blue Demons got off to a 6-0 start before Seton Hall’s senior Lubirdia Gordon, who had eight points and eight rebounds in her final game as a Pirate, knocked down...

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Short-handed Pirates upset No. 13 Butler, lock up NCAA bid
Mar04

Short-handed Pirates upset No. 13 Butler, lock up NCAA bid

The Pirates are bound for the Big Dance after surprising No. 13 Butler.

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Pirates survive late despite DePaul surge on the road
Feb25

Pirates survive late despite DePaul surge on the road

Despite having a 20-point lead on two separate occasions on Saturday afternoon against DePaul, it wasn’t a walk in the park for Seton Hall. The Pirates survived a late DePaul surge to hang on for an 82-79 victory and improve to 18-10 (8-8) in the process. It was a typical slow start for Seton Hall as DePaul led 6-3 at the U-16 timeout. The Pirates came out of the gates ice cold shooting the ball, going 1-6 from the field and 1-4 at...

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Torn ACLs have taken college basketball by storm in 2017
Feb22

Torn ACLs have taken college basketball by storm in 2017

Unfortunately, torn ACLs have become commonplace in sports. Any time a player lands the wrong way and goes down holding their knee, screaming out in pain, the first thought is that he or she may have very well tore his anterior cruciate ligament. Just like torn UCLs and Tommy John surgery have become common in baseball, torn ACLs have become common and to a point, inevitable in basketball. As common as the injury may be, it has...

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Poor shooting dooms Seton Hall in loss to Creighton
Feb17

Poor shooting dooms Seton Hall in loss to Creighton

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team was ice cold from the opening tip on Saturday night. The Pirates were never able to find their range and Creighton was able to take full advantage, as the Bluejays cruised to a 61-44 victory. Both teams struggled shooting the ball to start, with the Pirates starting 1-8 from the field and 0-2 from deep. Creighton wasn’t much better, going 2-8 and 1-3 from beyond the arc. The difference in...

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Pirates on the bubble with NCAA Tourney in sight
Feb15

Pirates on the bubble with NCAA Tourney in sight

After a weekend loss to St. John’s, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team finds itself in a precarious position. As the team approached one of its most important stretches of the season, including the contest against Creighton, the Hall will have key opportunities to secure big wins against Villanova and Xavier,. The Pirates entered this week knowing they will need need to deal with these games to help their fading chances of making...

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SHU’s Lauren Fischer honored at national event
Feb08

SHU’s Lauren Fischer honored at national event

On Jan. 29, one of Seton Hall’s own was recognized at National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Senior softball pitcher and utility player Lauren Fischer received the honor and was recognized at halftime of the women’s basketball game against Butler. “It was really cool,” Fischer said of the award. “It was a really awesome award because it doesn’t really have to do a lot with what you represent as an athlete but as a person, so it was...

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SHU recruit Trevon Duval talks Pirates fans, Powell
Feb08

SHU recruit Trevon Duval talks Pirates fans, Powell

It was a Seton Hall-themed homecoming for Trevon Duval on Sunday afternoon. The nation’s No. 1 point guard recruit and Seton Hall’s top target in the Class of 2017 returned to New Jersey this past weekend and put on a show, going for 22 points as IMG Academy defeated The Patrick School in front of a capacity crowd at Roselle Catholic High School on Feb. 2. Duval, who played his first two years of high school basketball at St....

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Seton Hall finds a way in must-win game against Georgetown
Feb04

Seton Hall finds a way in must-win game against Georgetown

It wasn’t pretty, but the Seton Hall Pirates found a way to come out with a huge win on the road. Led by 26 points and 17 rebounds from Angel Delgado, the Pirates (14-8, 4-6) hung on to defeat Georgetown (13-11, 4-7), 68-66 in an overtime thriller. The double-double was Delgado’s 17th of the season and he was able to make up for a poor performance from the field with a big day at the free throw line, going 12-15 from the charity...

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Pirates drop a heartbreaker at Xavier
Feb02

Pirates drop a heartbreaker at Xavier

In the absence of standout guard Edmond Sumner, it was Xavier’s other star who broke the hearts of the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday night. Junior guard Trevon Bluiett hit a mid-range floater with 4.4 seconds remaining to lift Xavier (16-6, 6-3) over Seton Hall (13-8, 3-6), 72-70. Both teams struggled from the field to open the game as Seton Hall shot 0-8 heading into the under-16 timeout. The Pirates did not score until the...

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