SHU baseball closes out UConn series with 4-0 loss
Mar26

SHU baseball closes out UConn series with 4-0 loss

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team fell to the Connecticut Huskies 4-0 on Sunday at Owen T. Carroll Field in the rubber match of the three-game series. After a 2-1 victory on the previous day, the Pirates were looking to win the season series against the Huskies. Shane McCarthy took the mound for the Hall, facing off against UConn’s Mason Feole. Both starters dominated through the first four innings. Feole held the Pirates to just...

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Softball loses heartbreaker in rubber match with Villanova
Mar26

Softball loses heartbreaker in rubber match with Villanova

Seton Hall softball fell to the Villanova Wildcats, 8-7, in the rubber match of a three-game series to open Big East play. The bats began working early, especially for Villanova who started the top of the first with three runs. Nikki Alden had a two-run home run and immediately after, Natalia Segovia added a solo home run of her own to the same location. Pirates fired back in the bottom half with an Alexis Walkden home run, however,...

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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 takes game two in home series against UConn
Mar25

Seton Hall takes game two in home series against UConn

In what was its second pitcher’s duel in two days, Seton Hall defeated UConn by a final score of 3-2 Saturday. Pirate starter Cullen Dana dominated, allowing just one run in 7 2/3 innings pitched. UConn starter Wills Montgomerie was not far behind, giving up two runs over six innings. Dana, a sophomore, was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American last season but has struggled to recapture that dominating form early on this...

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SHU tennis defeats LIU Brooklyn in close contest
Mar25

SHU tennis defeats LIU Brooklyn in close contest

The Seton Hall tennis team defeated LIU Brooklyn on the road Friday afternoon in a close contest by a score of 4-3. The Pirates (5-5, 1-0) came into the match with momentum after a commanding 7-0 sweep against Villanova last Friday to start the spring season. LIU Brooklyn (5-3, 1-0) came into the match with victories over Oral Roberts and Bucknell in Orlando behind strong performances by sophomore, Anna Grigoryan, who was named...

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Strong start by Prendergast not enough as Pirates fall to Huskies
Mar24

Strong start by Prendergast not enough as Pirates fall to Huskies

Senior Zach Prendergast took the mound in the opening matchup of a three-game series with the Connecticut Huskies at Owen T. Carroll Field on a chilly Friday afternoon. The right-hander was phenomenal in his seven and two-thirds innings of work, only giving up two runs on six hits while striking out five, but the Pirates fell 2-1 to UConn. In a game dominated by pitching, coach Rob Sheppard knows what he is going to get every time...

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Bozzella talks Pirates’ losing season, ‘inconsistency’
Mar22

Bozzella talks Pirates’ losing season, ‘inconsistency’

Women’s basketball coach Tony Bozzella has changed the program around in the last three seasons. After making the NCAA Tournament in the previous two seasons before this year, he has the best winning percentage as a coach in program history. However, this season was different for Bozzella, who coached a young team to a 12-19 record. Bozzella admitted it was a hard season to get through and the season was not up to the program’s new...

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Much of Seton Hall’s offseason up in the air
Mar22

Much of Seton Hall’s offseason up in the air

The attention of Seton Hall basketball now shifts to the team’s future, as its season ended March 17 in a 77-71 loss to Arkansas in the NCAA Tournament. With a gaping hole in the starting lineup and the possibility of a starter or two leaving, here are four things that Seton Hall fans should keep an eye on this offseason. NBA Hopefuls After three years at Seton Hall, putting up 27 double-doubles and leading the country in rebounds...

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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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SHU softball freshman shining in young season
Mar22

SHU softball freshman shining in young season

For most freshman athletes, expectations are usually low. However, Seton Hall catcher Darby Pandolfo has not been just any freshman thus far, as she has been raising the bar with her veteran-like numbers. The Massapequa, N.Y. native began her collegiate career with a bang through the team’s first three games this season. Pandolfo went 8-12 with four doubles, a triple, a home run and seven RBIs, leading the Pirates to three straight...

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Pitching struggles pester Pirates in early season contests
Mar22

Pitching struggles pester Pirates in early season contests

The starting rotation was supposed to be the backbone of the Seton Hall baseball team heading into this season. However, after 18 games, the top of the Pirates’ staff has been arguably their biggest disappointment thus far. Last spring, SHU rode its stellar pitching staff to a 38-20 record and third place finish in the Big East. They were led by two dominant starting pitchers in Shane McCarthy, now a junior, and Cullen Dana, now a...

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World Baseball Classic doesn’t do enough to draw fans in
Mar22

World Baseball Classic doesn’t do enough to draw fans in

Baseball may be America’s pastime, but American interest in the most prestigious international baseball competition is not high. The World Baseball Classic came to an end Wednesday night as the United States faced Puerto Rico in the Championship game. Despite haivng their home country in the finale, the WBC has struggled to capture the interest of American fans. The World Baseball Classic feature a great deal of talent on several...

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