SHU baseball cruises by Saint Peter’s, awaits St. John’s
Apr26

SHU baseball cruises by Saint Peter’s, awaits St. John’s

On April 26, the Seton Hall Pirates picked up another win, this time an 11-0 shellacking of Saint Peter’s. The win was the Pirates’ sixth straight, after sweeps of Rutgers and Georgetown last week. The Pirates cruised to the win behind their stellar pitching staff, setting them up well for their upcoming series this weekend against Big East leader St. John’s. The Pirates broke the game open early, scoring six runs in the second...

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Bozzella ‘excited’ for women’s basketball class
Apr26

Bozzella ‘excited’ for women’s basketball class

Last week, the Seton Hall women’s basketball program put the final touches on its 2017-18 roster by finalizing the signings of junior college guards Nicole Jimenez and Inja Butina to go along with Temple graduate transfer Donnaizha Fountain. Jimenez hails from Miami and spent her freshman and sophomore seasons at Broward College in Florida. She averaged 15.5 points per game a year ago and chose Seton Hall over Florida Atlantic, Middle...

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Ready to Go: SHU men’s golf set for Big East Championship
Apr26

Ready to Go: SHU men’s golf set for Big East Championship

Seton Hall is once again headed to the Big East Championship – this time, it’s the men’s golf team that is headed to Callawassie Island in South Carolina. Last year, the men’s squad tied with Butler for sixth place out of nine teams. When the Tournament begins on April 30, Seton Hall coach Clay White hopes to guide his team to a Big East crown. “We’re in a good spot, we’ve been playing pretty well as a team, but that doesn’t guarantee...

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SHU tennis ready to strike in Big East Tourney
Apr26

SHU tennis ready to strike in Big East Tourney

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team will travel to Cayce, S.C., to take part in the 2017 Big East Championship from April 28-30. The Pirates finished the season with a 7-9 overall record and a 1-4 record in the Big East. The Hall was awarded the No. 6 seed and will take on the No. 3 seeded Georgetown Hoyas. This spring, Seton Hall has been led by sophomore Anicka Fajnorova who boasts an impressive 9-3 record in dual matches. Along with...

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New games, recruit on board for men’s basketball next season
Apr26

New games, recruit on board for men’s basketball next season

Over a month into its offseason, Seton Hall men’s basketball announced recent progress in regards to next season’s schedule and roster. From team honors to a new big man, here’s an update on what the Pirates have been up to. Non-conference schedule Seton Hall will travel to Kentucky to take on Louisville as part of next season’s non-conference schedule, according to Jerry Carino of the Asbury Park Press. The matchup pits Kevin Willard...

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From the beginning: Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves unsettling financial circumstance
Apr26

From the beginning: Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves unsettling financial circumstance

The news hit publications and broadcasting outlets before 7 a.m. on April 19. Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots star and more recently convicted murderer, had committed suicide in his prison cell. The death, just like his case, created a shockwave that registered not just among ardent sports fans, but among the national media and public as well. As the story began to register, the puzzle of Hernandez only became more...

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NBA needs to do more to protect its players
Apr26

NBA needs to do more to protect its players

Patrick Beverley of the Houston Rockets was fined $25,000 after having an altercation with a fan when the Rockets lost at Oklahoma City in Game 3 of the First Round of the NBA Playoffs on April 21. This may be something that seems pretty run-of-the-mill, and could have been something that more or less blew over in the eyes of the media after the investigation regarding Beverley’s altercation following the game. However, when Beverley...

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SHU baseball cruises by Saint Peter’s, awaits St. John’s
Apr26

SHU baseball cruises by Saint Peter’s, awaits St. John’s

On April 26, the Seton Hall Pirates picked up another win, this time an 11-0 shellacking of Saint Peter’s. The win was the Pirates’ sixth straight, after sweeps of Rutgers and Georgetown last week.  The Pirates cruised to the win behind their stellar pitching staff, setting them up well for their upcoming series this weekend against Big East leader St. John’s. The Pirates broke the game open early, scoring six runs in the second...

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Matt Toke a game changer as SHU baseball heats up
Apr26

Matt Toke a game changer as SHU baseball heats up

After a fluctuating start to the season, it seems like the Seton Hall baseball team has finally found consistency at just the right time. The Pirates are on a six-game winning streak after defeating Saint Peter’s on Wednesday, April 26 and with that, the inconsistent offense and pitching that has plagued this team all season has seemed to subside this past week. During the winning streak, the Pirates are averaging more than nine runs...

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Strong spring season bodes well for Seton Hall cross country future
Apr26

Strong spring season bodes well for Seton Hall cross country future

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country team recently completed a successful spring season following the All-American Meet on Saturday, April 22. Both teams completed five meets throughout March and April in which the Pirates had strong showings from their runners across the board. Two runners, juniors Christiana Rutkowski of the women’s team and Jake Simon of the men’s team, shined. When reflecting back on her season,...

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Success starting at the plate for SHU’s win streak
Apr26

Success starting at the plate for SHU’s win streak

In its past six games, Seton Hall baseball is averaging more than nine runs per game with four of those resulting in double-digit runs scored. It is no coincidence that each of those five games resulted in a win for the Pirates, who now look to finish out their schedule in the same way with hopes of reaching the Big East Tournament. Each game has had a different story line. However, there are some consistencies. In each of the six...

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Angel Delgado named 2017 Haggerty Award winner
Apr26

Angel Delgado named 2017 Haggerty Award winner

The Met Writers Basketball Association announced Wednesday that Seton Hall big man Angel Delgado is the 2017 All-Met Division I Haggerty Award recipient for Player of the Year. The Haggerty Award is given yearly by the MWBA to the New York area’s top men’s Division I basketball player. Delgado is the 12th Seton Hall player to receive the honor. Former SHU guard Isaiah Whitehead was the 2016 recipient of the award. In his...

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