Golden Eagles dominate Pirates in blowout
Jan19

Golden Eagles dominate Pirates in blowout

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team was overpowered by No. 14 Marquette on Friday afternoon, falling 96-60 and never garnering a lead. The loss puts the Pirates at 11-6 overall, including 3-3 in Big East play.  The Pirates began the game down 13-4, as Marquette showed off its high-octane offense. The Pirates quickly clawed back behind two Victoria Cardaci hits from beyond the arc, but that 16-12 scoreline would be the closest the...

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Bozzella and the Pirates can see themselves in Marquette, and vice versa
Jan14

Bozzella and the Pirates can see themselves in Marquette, and vice versa

The Pirates’ recent Midwest road-trip was akin to Sisyphus rolling his large boulder up an insurmountable hill. Tony Bozzella’s team trailed for almost 84 of the 85 minutes of game-time but took last-minute leads in both games. It did not matter. Seton Hall lost each by one possession, the latter of which was a one-point overtime defeat. “You know, we were really down and depressed,” Bozzella admitted on Sunday. “We lost two games at...

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Elmore, Samuels star as Pirates defeat Providence
Jan13

Elmore, Samuels star as Pirates defeat Providence

Desiree Elmore and Shadeen Samuels stepped up when it mattered most for the Seton Hall women’s basketball team on Sunday afternoon, as the duo led the way for the Pirates in their 79-73 win over Providence. Samuels stuffed the stat sheet for a second straight game, this time with 19 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists. Elmore contributed a season high 16 points. The two were especially key in the fourth quarter. Down 58-56 after a...

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Samuels leads charges in gritty Pirates victory
Jan11

Samuels leads charges in gritty Pirates victory

A clutch 9-0 run in the fourth quarter gave the Seton Hall women’s basketball team an 82-75 win over Creighton on Friday afternoon. The victory brings the Pirates back to even in conference play and 10-5 overall. To begin the game, Seton Hall wasted no time getting on the scoresheet, as Shadeen Samuels and Kaity Healy knocked down two consecutive three pointers. The Pirates failed to score for five minutes afterwards, but Selena...

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Comeback efforts fall short for women’s basketball against Xavier
Jan07

Comeback efforts fall short for women’s basketball against Xavier

In a game that came down to the wire, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell, 63-62 to Xavier in overtime. The loss drops the Pirates’ record to 9-5, including 1-2 in Big East play. The Pirates got off to a slow start as Xavier grabbed a sizeable 17-9 lead in the opening quarter. In the low scoring quarter, Selena Philoxy chipped in four points for the Pirates and Desiree Elmore tacked on two points. Seton Hall had five...

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Pirates defeat Johnnies in Big East Opener
Dec30

Pirates defeat Johnnies in Big East Opener

In an intense Big East opener, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team claimed a 77-67 victory over St. John’s at Walsh Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. The win keeps the Pirates unbeaten at home after seven games and opens their Big East campaign with a win in a key rivalry game. Both sides started the match recklessly, combining for 12 turnovers and 15 fouls in the first quarter alone. Qadashah Hoppie provided the Red Storm with a...

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Pirates complete comeback effort before Big East
Dec22

Pirates complete comeback effort before Big East

On Friday, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team was able to complete an impressive comeback effort, as they defeated UNC Greensboro, 71-64, in the last non-conference game of the season. The win wrapped up the West Palm Beach Invitational for the Pirates, as they went 1-1. Seton Hall was behind UNC Greensboro for most of the contest, trailing for more than 30 minutes and not taking a hold of the game until the beginning of the...

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Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech
Dec20

Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell to Georgia Tech, 84-73, on Thursday afternoon in the first of two games at the West Palm Beach Invitational. Despite the final score, however, the Pirates put together an all-around solid performance against the Yellow Jackets. Going into the fourth quarter, the Pirates trailed by only four, and they trailed the Yellow Jackets by as low as one point early in the third quarter. Offensively,...

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Pirates rocked by top-ranked UConn
Dec09

Pirates rocked by top-ranked UConn

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team traveled to Hartford, Conn. on Saturday afternoon, knowing that it would face its most difficult opponent of the season and arguably in recent memory. The Pirates played hard against the best women’s college basketball program in the nation, but they were ultimately dispatched by the undefeated Huskies, 99-61. Nicole Jimenez led the visitors on the offensive end, turning in a 23-point...

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Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall
Dec06

Nicole Jimenez achieves basketball nirvana at Seton Hall

Once in a while, a player is overlooked in recruitment – by everyone. It is an old adage that intangibles: heart, composure and perseverance, cannot be measured, but it was crystal clear on Sunday in Walsh Gymnasium what so many Division I scouts missed in Seton Hall guard Nicole Jimenez. As the senior from Miami, Fla. rained a program-record nine three-pointers on Saint Peter’s, coaches from her past took to social media and shared...

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Jimenez leads Pirates to another dominant offensive showing
Dec02

Jimenez leads Pirates to another dominant offensive showing

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team clobbered Saint Peter’s, 90-47, on Sunday afternoon in its final non-conference home game of the 2018-19 season. Anthony Bozzella’s intense offensive tactics proved efficient once again as his team hit the 90-point mark for the sixth time this season. Saint Peter’s joined UMass Lowell, UTSA, and Wagner in teams that have suffered defeats by more than 30 points at the hands of Bozzella’s...

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December paramount to success for Women’s Basketball
Nov28

December paramount to success for Women’s Basketball

While it poured outside Walsh Gymnasium, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team dripped with swagger inside, galloping down the court with the ball at a quick dribble, terrorizing the River Hawks of UMass Lowell to the tune of a 90-57 romp. The orchestration seemed so well-tuned, as the Pirates dished out 21 assists as a team, shot 54.2 percent from the field and 44 percent from three. But, while the Pirates now sit 6-1 with...

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