Seton Hall volleyball adds four new faces
Jul18

Seton Hall volleyball adds four new faces

Head coach Allison Yaeger made an official announcement on Tuesday that the women’s volleyball team will welcome four new additions to the team’s 2017-18 roster. Headlining the additions is senior Sharay Barnes, who transferred from the University of Kentucky to Seton Hall for her final year of eligibility. Last season, Barnes saw action in 14 matches as a right side hitter for the Wildcats and accumulated 20 kills, six blocks and...

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Philip Flory, basketball walk-on, is the newest face in Pirates’ sports
Jul14

Philip Flory, basketball walk-on, is the newest face in Pirates’ sports

Philip Flory had long been destined to play college basketball in the Big East. The 6-foot, 5-inch combo guard pledged his commitment to Marquette University before even stepping foot on the high school hardwood. But on Friday, Flory made the realization of playing for a Big East program a reality; not with the Golden Eagles, but with the Pirates of Seton Hall. Flory tweeted the news of his arrival as a walk-on this afternoon,...

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Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness
Jun20

Pirate preview: Seniors, weaknesses and March Madness

The biggest question for Seton Hall men’s basketball has already been answered in the nation’s top rebounder, Angel Delgado, returning for his senior season. The big man rounds out a core-four of returning starters, and with new weapons coming to the team next season, expectations are high. The Setonian’s Elizabeth Swinton, Tyler Calvaruso, James Justice and Andrew Lombardo take a look at what’s to come for the 2017-18 men’s...

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Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly
Jun19

Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly

Even before school is in session for the fall semester, Seton Hall Athletics will be kicking off its 2017-18 campaign. With the fall sports season right around the corner, take a look at where each team stands heading into 2017: Women’s Soccer: Matt Lamb The Seton Hall women’s soccer team will return to the pitch in 2017 with higher expectations and opportunities to improve from last year’s season. The Pirates finished up last season...

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Student ticket plan offers unique option to experience SHU basketball
Jun19

Student ticket plan offers unique option to experience SHU basketball

It may seem far off now in the relatively pleasant days of June, but it won’t be long until Seton Hall students are speedily filing into the Prudential Center, trying to avoid the frigid cold of the months basketball season to get inside the arena to cheer on the Pirates men’s basketball team. Unlike the women’s team which plays its games on campus in Walsh Gymnasium, the men travel off campus for all but one game on the team’s...

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Talented incoming class has WBB eyeing the NCAA Tournament
Jun19

Talented incoming class has WBB eyeing the NCAA Tournament

After the Seton Hall women’s basketball team finished its 2016-17 season with a 12-19 overall record, an impressive group of players joining the squad in for the upcoming season has it poised to bounce back to a competitive edge. To go along with transfers Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain, incoming freshmen Selena Philoxy and Kimi Evans are primed to come in and have an immediate impact on the young squad. Philoxy, a...

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Seton Hall announces new women’s golf head coach Natalie Desjardins
Jun15

Seton Hall announces new women’s golf head coach Natalie Desjardins

After spending six years at the helm of LIU-Brooklyn women’s golf program, Natalie Desjardins was named head coach of Seton Hall’s women’s golf program on Thursday. Desjardins was no stranger to success at LIU-Brooklyn. As a coach, Desjardins led her team to 14 NEC Tournament victories, coached 12 All-Northeast Conference players and won NEC Coach of the Year in 2012. She began her collegiate coaching career as an assistant coach at...

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Chris Morris becomes third Seton Hall pitcher taken in MLB Draft
Jun14

Chris Morris becomes third Seton Hall pitcher taken in MLB Draft

Seton Hall pitcher Chris Morris was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 18th round of the MLB’s First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday in Secaucus, N.J., becoming the third Pirate off the board. The Matawan, N.J. native was taken 554th overall, just ten picks after fellow Seton Hall pitcher Shane McCarthy, who was also an 18th round selection, drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. On Tuesday, Seton Hall’s Zach Schellenger was drafted in...

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Shane McCarthy drafted by St. Louis Cardinals in 18th round of MLB Draft
Jun14

Shane McCarthy drafted by St. Louis Cardinals in 18th round of MLB Draft

Seton Hall right-hander Shane McCarthy was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 18th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday, June 14. McCarthy is one of three Pirates chosen in this year’s draft, with fellow pitchers Zach Schellenger and Chris Morris also earning selections. McCarthy is the 544th player selected in the draft. “I’m getting a great opportunity to play professional baseball...

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SHU pitcher Zach Schellenger drafted in sixth round of MLB Draft by Boston Red Sox
Jun13

SHU pitcher Zach Schellenger drafted in sixth round of MLB Draft by Boston Red Sox

Seton Hall right-handed pitcher Zach Schellenger was selected in the sixth round as the 191st overall pick by the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft Thursday. Schellenger is the first Pirate off the board in this year’s MLB Draft. In his time in South Orange, Schellenger was named a Big East Academic All-Star twice and earned two Big East Pitcher of the Week honors. “I was excited that I was able...

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Pirates add Quincy McKnight from Sacred Heart, who will sit out 2017-18 season
Jun02

Pirates add Quincy McKnight from Sacred Heart, who will sit out 2017-18 season

The Pirates finished a spring of roster reinforcements on Friday with the addition of junior Quincy McKnight, Evan Daniels reports. The 6-foot, 3-inch guard comes to Seton Hall from Sacred Heart University and will sit out the upcoming season, with two seasons of eligibility on the court beginning in fall 2018. “I’m excited to join the Seton Hall family,” McKnight told The Setonian. “There’s definitely a...

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Seton Hall Athletics inducts 2017 Hall of Fame class
Jun02

Seton Hall Athletics inducts 2017 Hall of Fame class

Thursday evening was a night to remember for four members of the Seton Hall athletic community and one of the most decorated men’s basketball teams in school history. Doug Cinnella (’86) of the baseball team, Debbie Hartnett (’89) of the women’s basketball team, former chairman of the Seton Hall Board of Regents John Kelly, Bryan Spoonire (’95) of the men’s track and field team and the entire 1952-53 NIT Championship men’s basketball...

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