Seton Hall moves to 2-0 with win over Wake Forest
Nov12

Seton Hall moves to 2-0 with win over Wake Forest

Seton Hall women’s basketball remained perfect on the season with a 67-57 win against Wake Forest on Sunday afternoon. In both games this season, the Pirates have won by double digits. Seton Hall ran with the same starting five as Saturday’s game against Saint Peter’s, consisting of JaQuan Jackson and Nicole Jimenez at guard and Taylor Brown, Shadeen Samuels and Donnaizha Fountain at forward. The Pirates were hot out of the...

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SHU shows scoring, defense and depth in season-opening win over Saint Peter’s
Nov10

SHU shows scoring, defense and depth in season-opening win over Saint Peter’s

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team kicked off its season with a home victory over Saint Peter’s University by a score of 91-49. Both sides struggled early, with the Pirates missing their first ten field goals and Saint Peter’s shooting around 20 percent near the end of the first quarter. “Obviously we were a little nervous to start. We got a lot of new kids,” coach Tony Bozzella said. “We start the game 1-14, but in the past, we’d...

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Fountain and youth: Graduate-transfer set to lead Pirates
Nov08

Fountain and youth: Graduate-transfer set to lead Pirates

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team may be young, but a key addition in the offseason will bring a great deal of experience to this year’s team. Donnaizha Fountain, a graduate student, will make her debut in the Pirate uniform – and expectations are high. Fountain, a native of Roxbury, Mass., began her college career at Georgia Tech in 2013, where she saw little playing time as a freshman. She transferred to Temple University in...

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Bozzella has sky-high confidence in high-flying Jones-Pack
Nov08

Bozzella has sky-high confidence in high-flying Jones-Pack

When center Lubirdia Gordon left the women’s basketball program at the end of last season a 6-foot-4 inch hole was left in the heart of the Pirates’ roster. With Gordon’s departure, the Pirates were also presented with the statistical void of 8.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. With that all said, last season the Pirates struggled mightily on the boards last season, finishing last in the Big East in defensive rebounds and rebounding...

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Analyzing the winning formula for women’s basketball
Nov08

Analyzing the winning formula for women’s basketball

When Seton Hall women’s basketball head coach Tony Bozzella lost his 2015-16 starting rotation and proceeded to go about filling the void with six freshmen and a talented transfer, he never hid from the fact that last season was going to be a year of building from the ground up. Having now put together the bricks and mortar, Bozzella needs to find the design for his construction of players that will help swing the pendulum back to...

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Women’s basketball tops Jefferson in exhibition tilt
Nov04

Women’s basketball tops Jefferson in exhibition tilt

In what was the team’s final tune-up of the preseason, Seton Hall women’s basketball defeated the Jefferson Rams 89-61 at home Saturday afternoon in Walsh Gym. The Pirates were led by impact transfers Donnaizha Fountain and Taylor Brown, who scored 22 and 16 points respectively. The two transfers also dominated the glass for the Pirates, with Fountain grabbing a team-high 10 rebounds. Brown made her mark on the glass with...

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Pirates down but never out in three set win over Xavier
Oct07

Pirates down but never out in three set win over Xavier

The Seton Hall volleyball team continued its winning ways Friday night, downing Big East rival Xavier three sets to none, on the road, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Despite the convincing final score-line, it did not always seem that the Pirates would continue their recent winning ways. They had to claw their way back from an early deficit, as they trailed early in the first set, 11-6. The Pirates would mount that necessary comeback against...

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Women’s basketball benefits from transition program
Oct04

Women’s basketball benefits from transition program

Following a successful first year, the Big East hosted its second annual Women’s Basketball Transition Game program in New York City from Sept. 23 to 24. In addition to student-athletes on the women’s basketball teams from other Big East schools, Seton Hall’s Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain attended the program to engage in a variety of events, panel and interactive sessions. While the Big East Freshman Fundamentals...

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Women’s Basketball schedule presents challenges – and opportunities
Sep27

Women’s Basketball schedule presents challenges – and opportunities

Following what was a rebuilding season for Tony Bozzella and the Seton Hall women’s basketball team in 2016-17, the Pirates are not afraid of challenges for the upcoming season. With the new schedule released Sept. 14, there are many opportunities for the team to improve on last year’s 12-19 record, provided it stays healthy. The non-conference schedule will present its challenges, but those games will allow the Pirates to play up to...

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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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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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Women’s basketball signs three recruits
Apr19

Women’s basketball signs three recruits

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team announced three signings for the 2017-18 season, the last coming on Wednesday afternoon. The Pirates welcomed Nicole Jimenez, Inja Butina and Donnaizha Fountain into the fold, the program announced. Jimenez is a junior college guard from Miami and she will be immediately eligible following her graduation from Broward College. She will have two years to play for the Pirates. Standing at 5-foot,...

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