Wild pitches and throws in the seventh allow Pirates to defeat former Big East foe
Feb25

Wild pitches and throws in the seventh allow Pirates to defeat former Big East foe

After giving up 12 runs in its first two games in the USC Upstate-Wofford Tournament, the Seton Hall baseball team shutout the Pittsburgh Panthers, 1-0, on Saturday night in the final match of the series in Spartanburg, S.C. The Hall was led by a strong six-inning outing by starting pitcher Rick DeVito, as the sophomore right-hander struck out seven while allowing only three hits, two walks, and no runs in his six innings of work....

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Seton Hall’s offense has every answer for Virginia’s offense in weekend-ending win
Feb25

Seton Hall’s offense has every answer for Virginia’s offense in weekend-ending win

The Seton Hall softball team defeated the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday morning, 9-7, to close out the UNC Greensboro Invitational in Greensboro, N.C. Down by one before even going up to bat, the Pirates responded by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first off of Alexis Walkden’s fourth home run of the year, and never gave up the lead from there. Each time Virginia scored in the top half of the inning – excluding the seventh...

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Walkden homerun coupled with Camp’s pitching helps Pirates split Saturday doubleheader
Feb25

Walkden homerun coupled with Camp’s pitching helps Pirates split Saturday doubleheader

The Seton Hall softball team split its doubleheader in Greensboro, N.C. on Saturday, in what was a reversal of fortune of Friday’s results. Following an extra-innings win against Appalachian State on Friday, the Pirates were defeated by the Mountaineers, 4-0, before beating the same University of North Carolina Greensboro team they had lost to the night before, 2-1. In the first game of the double-header for the Pirates, Mountaineers...

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Five-run swing in the fifth spells the end for Seton Hall
Feb25

Five-run swing in the fifth spells the end for Seton Hall

The Seton Hall baseball team were defeated by the Wofford Terriers, 12-5, in the first game of its doubleheader on Saturday in Spartanburg, S.C. The Pirates led 2-1 entering the fifth, but left trailing 6-2 and without their starting pitcher. What seemed like it was going to be a close game, turned into a dominant Terriers victory. Andrew Politi started on the mound for the Pirates, entering the game with a 0-1 record and 5.79 ERA....

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Seton Hall wins overtime battle with St. John’s
Feb24

Seton Hall wins overtime battle with St. John’s

New York, N.Y. – In one of the most tightly contested games of the season, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team edged the St. John’s Red Storm on Saturday afternoon inside Madison Square Garden, 81-74, in overtime. Khadeen Carrington ran down the court and finished the contest off with a dunk with five seconds remaining in the extra period. A sight not normally seen from the 6-foot, 4-inch guard, it was a fittingly unusual way to end...

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Pirates’ costly turnovers prove detrimental as Marquette cruises to victory
Feb24

Pirates’ costly turnovers prove detrimental as Marquette cruises to victory

South Orange, N.J. – The Seton Hall women’s basketball team was defeated Friday evening, as it fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles by a score of 81-54. The loss marks the Hall’s fourth consecutive defeat and drops them down to seventh in the Big East Conference standings. In a game that the Pirates needed to win for seeding purposes in the Big East Tournament, Seton Hall was no match for Marquette. Four Golden Eagles players scored in...

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Pirates’ five errors give them lopsided loss
Feb24

Pirates’ five errors give them lopsided loss

The Seton Hall baseball team was defeated on Friday, Feb. 23 by the University of South Carolina Upstate, 12-1, in the first game of the USC Upstate-Wofford Tournament in Spartanburg, S.C. Even with the season only four games old, the Pirates may not have a worse day in the field for the rest of the spring, as they committed a season-high five errors. The suspect fielding allowed for a USC Upstate team – which had the same number of...

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Isaiah Whitehead named in FBI’s NCAA probe
Feb23

Isaiah Whitehead named in FBI’s NCAA probe

According to a new Yahoo Sports report released on Feb. 23, former Seton Hall star Isaiah Whitehead received $26,136 from his former agency ASM Sports gave during this freshman year in 2014-15.  The document was labeled “Loan to Players,” while another document said ASM was “setting up a payment plan” to allot $37,657 for Whitehead. A statement from Seton Hall Athletics was released Friday afternoon. “We are aware of the Yahoo!...

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Pirates defeat Friars to complete suspended contest
Feb22

Pirates defeat Friars to complete suspended contest

After spending an extra night in Providence, R.I., the Pirates continued their game against the Friars with an 89-77 victory on Thursday afternoon. After condensation appeared on the court at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, the game was continued at Providence’s on-campus gym, Alumni Hall. Picking up with a 56-47 score with 13:03 left in the game, Providence started to slowly gain momentum. Kyron Cartwright got hot, finishing...

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Arteaga’s hot start: How a ballerina from California made her way to Seton Hall
Feb22

Arteaga’s hot start: How a ballerina from California made her way to Seton Hall

Hailey Arteaga was not always destined to be a softball player, at least not according to her mom, Rebeca Cook. A gymnast, Cook never envisioned her daughter playing softball. She thought she would be a ballerina. “‘There’s no way [she will play softball],” Cook often remarked. “She’s going to be a ballet dancer.’” But it was Arteaga’s father, Michael, a former baseball player, who nudged his daughter toward a career in cleats and not...

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Swimming and diving start Big East Championship
Feb22

Swimming and diving start Big East Championship

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Geneva, Ohio to take part in the annual Big East Championship from Feb. 21 to 24. Both squads are looking to replicate, or even surpass, the success each had last year. The men will try to repeat as champions, last year notching Seton Hall’s first-ever victory in the Big Championship. On the women’s side, it will be of almost equal difficulty to rival last season’s...

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Female athletes honored
Feb21

Female athletes honored

During an intermission of the Seton Hall men’s basketball game against DePaul on Feb. 18, female-student athletes got their due with the faithful in the Prudential Center honoring them in what was the culmination of a two-week long stretch of honoring women in sports. Feb. 7 marked the 32nd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the state of New Jersey conducted its celebration at SHU for the third straight year. The...

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