Desiree Elmore poised for breakout second year
Nov15

Desiree Elmore poised for breakout second year

When Desiree Elmore arrived on Seton Hall’s campus in August, her teammates noticed something different about her. The women’s basketball transfer still had her upbeat personality from the year before and still had the same hairstyle, but her appearance was different. Photo via SHU Athletics. Elmore worked hard in the offseason to cut weight and get back to the playing shape she was in before her injury at Syracuse, which caused her...

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Women’s basketball freshmen excited for new experience
Nov15

Women’s basketball freshmen excited for new experience

After the loss of six seniors from last season’s eigth place, women’s basketball team, this season is looking bright for the Pirates. With a returning one-two punch of Big East Preseason Player of the Year senior Shadeen Samuels and Desiree Elmore, the Pirates are primed for a deep run in the Big East Tournament, as they are projected to finish third in the Big East by the league’s coaches. Not only are the returners from last year’s...

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Transfers hope to play key roles for women’s basketball in 2019
Nov14

Transfers hope to play key roles for women’s basketball in 2019

Changing schools is a momentous decision for any student, as starting at a new school is a rough adjustment for students at any age, be it kindergarten or graduate school. For an NCAA student athlete, the decision to transfer schools comes with the added factor of having to sit out a year, so the perfect fit needs to be found to prevent a second transfer and another dormant season. Four members of Seton Hall women’s basketball made...

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Bozzella confident women’s basketball can challenge for Big East title
Nov14

Bozzella confident women’s basketball can challenge for Big East title

Excitement within the Seton Hall women’s basketball team locker room is high after a sound preseason and undefeated start to the new season. Anthony Bozzella’s team was predicted to finish third in the Big East this year and have now won by 20 or more points in four consecutive games to justify that prediction. Bozzella has taken pride in the electrifying, offensive identity his team has developed under his reign, and they are now...

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Rebimbas brings winning pedigree to women’s coaching staff
Nov14

Rebimbas brings winning pedigree to women’s coaching staff

A Division III national championship game appearance. Two Final Fours. Three Elite Eights. Six conference titles. Nine NCAA Tournament bids. All culminating in a 384-168 record while being named Metropolitan Basketball Writers Coach of the Year four times and a three-time NJAC Coach of the Year. Jose Rebimbas brings experience. As the most decorated head coach in the history of William Patterson men’s basketball, Rebimbas has been...

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Veterans lead the way as Seton Hall downs Fairfield
Nov09

Veterans lead the way as Seton Hall downs Fairfield

The Desiree Elmore and Shadeen Samuels show was out in full force at Walsh Gymnasium on Saturday. The duo combined for 20 of Seton Hall’s 33 first half points and continued its offensive dominance in the second half as the Pirates cruised to a 74-44 victory over Fairfield to improve to 2-0 on the season. Elmore registered a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds, while Samuels contributed 12 points and nine rebounds....

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Elmore leads the way as Seton Hall blows out Sacred Heart
Nov06

Elmore leads the way as Seton Hall blows out Sacred Heart

As part of a 95-69 season opening victory for Seton Hall over Sacred Heart, Big East Preseason Player of the Year Shadeen Samuels displayed why she was recognized as the conference’s best player, notching a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds. She was one of three players to record double digits points, with four players finishing with nine. Samuels and the Pirates’ source of offense came from behind the three-point line, as...

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Seton Hall dominates Jefferson in preseason tune-up
Oct30

Seton Hall dominates Jefferson in preseason tune-up

The 2019-2020 Seton Hall Women’s Basketball season started off with a bang tonight as the Pirates dispatched Jefferson in blowout fashion 98-54, in their first and only exhibition contest this year. The Pirates were led by Shadeen Samuels and Iona transfer Alexis Lewis, who rained threes in her pirate debut. Samuels led the Pirates with 18 points and Lewis added 14 points, including four first quarter three-pointers. The win was a...

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Samuels set to lead women’s basketball
Oct23

Samuels set to lead women’s basketball

As the season approaches, so does the beginning of Shadeen Samuels’ farewell tour, as it is a year surrounded by excitement thanks to a Pirate squad being led by the projected best player in the conference. Samuels is the most lethal player on any Big East court for a reason. Her awards shelf is likely going to see renovations after the season to fit more of her accolades, but she is already as accomplished of a women’s basketball...

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Sport prowess runs in Seton Hall recruit’s blood
Oct09

Sport prowess runs in Seton Hall recruit’s blood

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team landed a big-time recruit in late September, as McKenna Minter committed to the Pirates. Minter comes from Lincoln Northeast in Nebraska, the same state where her father, Mike Minter, played college football prior to going to Carolina to be a part of the Panthers for nine years. During his tenure there, Mike was regarded as one of the better safeties in the league, so athletic blood runs in the...

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Ka-Deidre Simmons joins Women’s Basketball coaching staff
Sep18

Ka-Deidre Simmons joins Women’s Basketball coaching staff

One of the greatest players to ever suit up for the Seton Hall women’s basketball program is returning home. On Sept. 18, it was announced that former Pirate standout Ka-Deidre Simmons is joining Tony Bozzella’s coaching staff for the upcoming season. Simmons will serve as a Coordinator of Basketball Operations in her first ever coaching gig. “We’re thrilled to have Didi back with our team,” Bozzella said in a statement. “In addition...

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Women’s Basketball releases non-conference schedule
Sep04

Women’s Basketball releases non-conference schedule

The Seton Hall women’s basketball non-conference schedule was released a few weeks ago, and with it comes a few daunting games for head coach Anthony Bozzella and his squad. Most notably, the University of Connecticut juggernaut team visits Walsh Gymnasium on Dec. 3. A year ago, on Dec. 8, the top-ranked Huskies has the Pirates visit them in a game that saw the Pirates lose by a final of 99-61. In the NCAA Tournament in 2019, Geno...

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