Lauren Hall wonder-goal not enough as Pirates fall 2-1 to Xavier
Oct20

Lauren Hall wonder-goal not enough as Pirates fall 2-1 to Xavier

Seton Hall midfielder Lauren Hall’s second goal of the season could not stop the Pirates from falling to the Xavier Musketeers, 2-1, on the road in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier was the more offensive side from the onset, holding possession for most of the match while maintaining a constant presence in the Pirates’ defensive half. The first game-changing moment occurred in the middle of the first half, when Seton Hall starting goalkeeper...

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SHU newcomers draw rave reviews at Big East Media Day
Oct18

SHU newcomers draw rave reviews at Big East Media Day

When one thinks of the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, one thinks of the core four seniors: Angel Delgado, Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo who have helped Seton Hall on its way back to national prominence. However, it was the newcomers who drew positive remarks from the team’s veterans and head coach Kevin Willard at Big East Media Day on Oct. 18. That group of newcomers features freshmen Jordan Walker, Myles...

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Win No. 100 cements Yaeger’s legacy in Seton Hall volleyball
Oct18

Win No. 100 cements Yaeger’s legacy in Seton Hall volleyball

In six seasons at Seton Hall, women’s volleyball coach Allison Yaeger has made a name for herself. With a 3-0 sweep of Providence on Sept. 30, Yaeger secured win No. 100, good for second all-time among Pirate head coaches. “I knew it was coming, and I felt like it was a long time coming because we had a little bit of a losing streak going,” Yaeger said. “But I knew going into that Providence game that it was a possibility.” Yaeger led...

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Keeping pace with Seton Hall Cross Country
Oct18

Keeping pace with Seton Hall Cross Country

The duration of a cross country season is like a race itself: slower times in the beginning allow for an increased and consistent pace toward the middle of the race, and then the final kick at the end toward the finish line. As the home stretch of the season approaches for Seton Hall’s men’s and women’s cross country teams, they look to finish their 2017 campaigns strong and maintain consistency in their race times. Both teams have...

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Pangonis making a difference for men’s soccer
Oct18

Pangonis making a difference for men’s soccer

With 83 minutes gone in an Oct. 7 match at Owen T. Carroll Field, Seton Hall and DePaul remained knotted at 1-1. The game seemed destined for overtime. That all changed, however, when a header found the foot of Lukas Pangonis, who knocked home the game-winner from point-blank range to give the Pirates a thrilling 2-1 win. This was uncharted territory for Pangonis, a defenseman and one that was 4,973 minutes in the making. The...

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Swimmers aiming to repeat success under Sapp
Oct18

Swimmers aiming to repeat success under Sapp

Last season was a landmark one for Seton Hall’s swimming and diving teams. On a brisk February weekend in Long Island this past winter, the men’s and women’s teams spent four days shattering school records at the Big East Championship. The women’s swimming and diving team set eight school records across a multitude of events, ultimately placing third overall, the best finish in program history. The men’s swimming and diving team kept...

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New Prudential Center scoreboard revolutionizes fan experience
Oct18

New Prudential Center scoreboard revolutionizes fan experience

The fan experience for Seton Hall men’s basketball games just got a massive upgrade, as the Pirate home arena, the Prudential Center, recently unveiled a brand new video-board that takes the mantle of the largest in-arena scoreboard in the world. The scoreboard, which was unveiled on Oct. 6, was made by LED company Trans-Lux and is almost four stories tall. While the New Jersey Devils may be the arena’s primary tenants, the Seton Hall...

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Women’s soccer using ‘31 as one’ to stick together amidst adversity
Oct18

Women’s soccer using ‘31 as one’ to stick together amidst adversity

When a team is without a win after 14 regular-season games, what holds the locker room together? For the Seton Hall women’s soccer team, that answer has been a simple phrase: 31 as one. The message, which signifies all 31 players on the roster being unified as one collective whole, came to Pirates coach Rick Stainton during one of the team’s many preseason meetings in August. The coach figured the phrase had left some mark on his...

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Grievance all but shuts door on Kaepernick NFL return
Oct18

Grievance all but shuts door on Kaepernick NFL return

As NFL owners prepared to meet on Oct. 17 to discuss recent league issues, a groundbreaking update on free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick may very easily have skyrocketed the meeting’s already paramount importance. Speculation of Kaepernick being on a NFL blacklist has been discussed inside NFL circles, but came to the forefront when Kaepernick filed a grievance against the league for collusion in the form of keeping him from...

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NCAA shows true colors with UNC decision
Oct18

NCAA shows true colors with UNC decision

The NCAA had a chance to drop the hammer on a school that had been accused of a major academic scandal, but its own rulebook allowed the University of North Carolina to get off scot-free. By doing so, the NCAA let down student-athletes and universities across the country. The scandal, which was first uncovered six years ago, involved allegations of UNC offering sham classes in a “shadow curriculum.” Under this, students enrolled in...

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Takeaways from 2017-18 Big East Media Day
Oct18

Takeaways from 2017-18 Big East Media Day

On Oct. 18, players, coaches and media members from the Big East gathered where the conference left fans last spring, inside Madison Square Garden. The Seton Hall men’s basketball team garnered a lot of the media attention, partly because of the program’s proximity to the Garden, but also because of its high expectations heading into this season. Here are a few of our key takeaways from the event: Seton Hall ranks second...

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Pirates put in all-around performance in Harvard Scramble
Oct16

Pirates put in all-around performance in Harvard Scramble

The Seton Hall tennis team registered both singles and doubles wins against all three opponents they lined up against this past weekend at the Harvard Fall Scramble in Cambridge, Mass. The Hall faced Middlebury on Friday, followed by hosts Harvard on Saturday and Rhode Island on Sunday. Luize Strike represented the Pirates in their first singles match on Friday and captured a 6-1, 6-3 victory. Melody Taal suffered a loss in the next...

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