Keeping pace with Seton Hall Cross Country
Oct18

Keeping pace with Seton Hall Cross Country

The duration of a cross country season is like a race itself: slower times in the beginning allow for an increased and consistent pace toward the middle of the race, and then the final kick at the end toward the finish line. As the home stretch of the season approaches for Seton Hall’s men’s and women’s cross country teams, they look to finish their 2017 campaigns strong and maintain consistency in their race times. Both teams have...

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Regular season ends for cross-country with dual fifth place finishes at Metropolitan Championships
Oct13

Regular season ends for cross-country with dual fifth place finishes at Metropolitan Championships

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross-country teams ended their regular season this afternoon with the 2017 Metropolitan Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. Both teams entered the meet off the back of three consecutive first place finishes, however, there would be no fourth straight win for either, as the two sides posted matching fifth place finishes. The women’s team competed in a field of 14 teams and 129...

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Pirates outrun the competition at Delaware Invitational
Oct08

Pirates outrun the competition at Delaware Invitational

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams both captured a third straight win, for the women their fourth on the year, in the Delaware Blue and Gold Invitational in Newark, Del. Eight schools competed in the six kilometer run which started the invitational, with the Pirates able to finish first with a total team time of 1:59:18. Four of the top five runners were from Seton Hall. Christina Rutkowski, who came into the day...

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‘Grit’ has led Rutkowski from injury plagued season to first-place finishes
Sep21

‘Grit’ has led Rutkowski from injury plagued season to first-place finishes

When the Seton Hall women’s cross country team began its 2015 campaign, it was without Christiana Rutkowski. She missed her sophomore season due to injury, and for the first time in her cross country career, she was unable to compete, to train, to do the thing she loves most: run. Rutkowski eventually fought her way back in time for the 2016 season, one that she was grateful to simply be a part of. “I didn’t have a great cross country...

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Men and women take first as cross country keeps on shining
Sep16

Men and women take first as cross country keeps on shining

Seton Hall’s cross-country team continued to run past the competition, finishing in first place at the NYIT Invitational for both the men’s and women’s races. With the win, the men were able to capture a third top-three finish on the season. In the 8K race that gave Seton Hall a meet victory, five Pirates finished in the top six, with nine placing in the top 14. Leading the swarm of Pirates was Jake Simon, who completed the near...

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Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start
Sep13

Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start

The Seton Hall cross country team raised the bar in the season-opening Monmouth Kick-off, in which both teams led by Jake Simon and Christiana Rutkowski, placed second, one spot higher than their finish in the same meet last year. After Monmouth, the Pirates traveled to Stony Brook where both teams took part in the Wolfie Invitational. Again improving on last year and again led by Rutkowski and Simon, the women’s team had a...

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Women’s cross country takes Wolfie Invitational
Sep10

Women’s cross country takes Wolfie Invitational

The Seton Hall women’s cross country team took home first place in the Wolfie Invitational at Stony Brook on Saturday, thanks to six of the eight Pirate runners finishing in the top-10. Christiana Rutkowski finished with a time of 17:44.68 in the 5K, which was the best time for any woman in the race. Olivia Hernandez also ran very good, coming in fifth place with a time of 18:39.64. Emily Johnson and Kiley Britten finished sixth and...

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Cross country takes silver in Monmouth Kick-off
Sep02

Cross country takes silver in Monmouth Kick-off

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams both took home silver in their opening match at the Monmouth Cross Country Kick-off.  The Pirates had the men’s and women’s leaders in individual time, as well as a total of five runners who finished inside the top-10. The women’s team had a total time of 1:14:55, just two seconds behind first place. Christiana Rutkowski led the Hall, and all women runners with a 4K time of 14:27.7,...

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Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly
Jun19

Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly

Even before school is in session for the fall semester, Seton Hall Athletics will be kicking off its 2017-18 campaign. With the fall sports season right around the corner, take a look at where each team stands heading into 2017: Women’s Soccer: Matt Lamb The Seton Hall women’s soccer team will return to the pitch in 2017 with higher expectations and opportunities to improve from last year’s season. The Pirates finished up last season...

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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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LeBourne proves age is just a number
Apr19

LeBourne proves age is just a number

As a business professor at Seton Hall, Anselm LeBourne sets up his students for future success. After a 25-year career on Wall Street, it’s safe to say LeBourne knows what he is talking about. However, his tenure at the stock exchange capital of America is not the most impressive thing on LeBourne’s resume. LeBourne is a runner at the master’s track & field level, which includes runners at the age of 40 or older. He owns 16 world...

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Seton Hall cross country running shoe drive to Ghana
Jan25

Seton Hall cross country running shoe drive to Ghana

The men’s cross country team is asking the Seton Hall University community to help stimulate the economy, help the environment and provide income for residents of Ghana in need, simply by donating of shoes. The team has paired with the MORE Foundation in these efforts, as the donation of shoes will be sold for a low price in countries of poverty to help the financial fluency of the region. From there, the profits will pay for...

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