Seton Hall loses sixth straight, falls to Providence 74-57
Feb19

Seton Hall loses sixth straight, falls to Providence 74-57

Seton Hall women’s basketball lost another on Sunday, this time at the hands of the Providence Friars by a final score of 74-57. In what looked like it might be an end of a five-losing streak for Seton Hall, the Pirates fizzled out late in the game, enabling the Friars to build a dominant lead. JaQuan Jackson was the leading scorer for the Pirates, finishing with a game-high 23 points. She was the only Pirate to finish in double...

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Poor shooting dooms Seton Hall in loss to Creighton
Feb17

Poor shooting dooms Seton Hall in loss to Creighton

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team was ice cold from the opening tip on Saturday night. The Pirates were never able to find their range and Creighton was able to take full advantage, as the Bluejays cruised to a 61-44 victory. Both teams struggled shooting the ball to start, with the Pirates starting 1-8 from the field and 0-2 from deep. Creighton wasn’t much better, going 2-8 and 1-3 from beyond the arc. The difference in...

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Bozzella reflects on seniors, future of WBB
Feb15

Bozzella reflects on seniors, future of WBB

No matter what level of competition, athletes have a relationship with their home floor. For every women’s basketball player at Seton Hall, that relationship is with the historic Walsh Gym. Last Sunday was the Pirates’ Senior Day, as they played their last home game of the season in a loss against Villanova. Before the game, Seton Hall honored its graduating seniors with a ceremony. Those honored included Tara Inman, Kat Egan and...

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Shakena Richardson talks injuries, life after SHU
Feb15

Shakena Richardson talks injuries, life after SHU

Playing professional basketball overseas brought Shakena Richardson many new experiences, including the first major injury of her career. Richardson, a former Seton Hall player who started for the 2015-16 women’s squad, had barely played a handful of games with Hoptrans-Sirenos Kaunas, a team in Lithuania’s LMKL league, before aggravating the injury to the point of a torn ligament in the late fall of 2016. “It happened in the summer,...

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Pirates overwhelmed early by Villanova on senior day
Feb12

Pirates overwhelmed early by Villanova on senior day

On her senior day in Walsh Gymnasium, center Lubiridia Gordon led Seton Hall women’s basketball with 18 points. Despite her big afternoon, the game was a struggle for the Pirates from start to finish, as Big East rival Villanova cruised to an 87-52 win. The Pirates were without star freshman guard Kaela Hilaire. Junior JaQuan Jackson also sat the first half but played most of the second half. Pirates coach Tony Bozzella did not...

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Pirates routed by Georgetown, drop third straight
Feb10

Pirates routed by Georgetown, drop third straight

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team couldn’t find any answers on Friday night inside Walsh Gymnasium, losing to the Georgetown Hoyas by a score of 77-60. The bright spot on the offensive side of the ball for the Pirates was JaQuan Jackson, as she poured in a game-high 23 points to go along with five rebounds and three steals. Freshman sensation Kaela Hilaire had 11 points and seven assists, however, she committed seven turnovers....

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Women’s basketball allows 103 points in loss to Golden Eagles
Feb03

Women’s basketball allows 103 points in loss to Golden Eagles

Seton Hall women’s basketball fell handily in Milwaukee at the Al McGuire Center to Marquette on Friday by a score of 103-60 in a game that saw 60 percent of the Golden Eagles’ baskets go through the hoop. The Pirates (11-12, 4-8 Big East) allowed over 100 points in a game for the first time since Jan. 9, 2007 when Seton Hall lost to Connecticut. While LaTecia Smith and Claire Lundberg led the way with 12 points each for...

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Hilaire reigns in 2-0 weekend for women’s basketball
Feb01

Hilaire reigns in 2-0 weekend for women’s basketball

Kaela Hilaire has been a play-maker in her first year of collegiate basketball. Her most recent accolade occurred Sunday, Jan. 29 against Butler. Just a week prior, the freshman point guard attempted a game-winning shot against Creighton only to have the ball rim out and send the game into overtime. The Pirates would be bested by the Bluejays. With another opportunity to seal the deal against Butler, Hilaire found her touch when she...

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Reserved and ready: SHU bench makes an impact
Feb01

Reserved and ready: SHU bench makes an impact

While the Seton Hall women’s basketball team isn’t perfect, coach Tony Bozzella’s squad is getting solid production off the bench. The Pirates had 20 bench points in their victory over the Butler Bulldogs on Sunday, Jan. 29.   It was the 13th time this seasn that Seton Hall has gotten at least 20 points from the bench. For most of the season, one player has stepped up as the team’s go-to reserve: Deja Winters. The two-time Big...

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Pirates edge out win over Butler behind Hilaire, Smith
Jan29

Pirates edge out win over Butler behind Hilaire, Smith

The Seton Hall Pirates women’s basketball team clutched out a 65-63 victory over the Butler Bulldogs at Walsh Gymnasium on Sunday, Jan. 29. Seton Hall entered the game looking for revenge, as its 79-58 loss to Butler on Jan. 2 was the first of a six-game losing streak. The Hall started off strong by getting good looks from beyond the arc. JaQuan Jackson, Kaela Hilaire, Claire Lundberg and Deja Winters all hit three-pointers in the...

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Women’s basketball beats Xavier for third Big East win
Jan27

Women’s basketball beats Xavier for third Big East win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team answered the question of whether or not it would be able to carry over intensity and play from a hard-fought loss to Creighton last Sunday, defeating Xavier at home in another tight contest, 71-62. The first quarter featured both sides delivering solid opening blows. Maddison Blackwell and Kaela Hilaire paced their respective sides, with the freshman Hilaire totaling seven while the senior...

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Defense and character keys for Bozzella, Pirates
Jan25

Defense and character keys for Bozzella, Pirates

Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team has had a rough season, but it reached no lower point than the 96-65 loss to the DePaul Blue Demons on Jan. 8. Heading into that game, Seton Hall was fresh off a tough two-game road trip. The team defeated St. John’s in a close game at Walsh, but dropped consecutive games to Butler and Xavier. The Pirates looked to get back on track with a strong performance at home, but the Blue Demons had other...

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