SHU cross country runner talks impact of veganism
Sep07

SHU cross country runner talks impact of veganism

I cannot begin to tell you how many times I’ve heard, “Oh no, you must not be getting enough protein.” I am what most people today call vegan. This means I do not consume any animal products or animal by-products; no meat, fish, eggs or dairy. But, I am not just a vegan. I am a vegan athlete – a collegiate distance runner at Seton Hall. Being vegan for just over 13 months, I can confidently say it has been one of the best decisions...

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Both Seton Hall cross country teams place second at Monmouth Kickoff
Sep03

Both Seton Hall cross country teams place second at Monmouth Kickoff

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams finished in second place at the 2016 Monmouth XC Kickoff Saturday.

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Ricci running his own business, cross country
Nov18

Ricci running his own business, cross country

  Whether it be his legs, his business or all over Seton Hall’s campus, the life of cross country standout Victor Ricci is a nonstop process of running. On top of being a full-time student, Ricci, who is in his junior year, runs a social media advertising business called Trend Pie. And if that was not enough to fill his workload, he also happens to be SHU’s top cross country runner. Ricci understands his workload is a bit heavier than...

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Cross country teams each finish in last at the Big East Championship
Nov01

Cross country teams each finish in last at the Big East Championship

  On Halloween, the Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams flew out to Mason, Ohio, to compete in the Big East Championship meet, where both finished in last place. Georgetown came in first during the men’s 8K. The Hoyas only had a total of 33 points and a total of five runners finishing in top 10. Providence came in first place during the women’s 6K. The Friars had a total of 26 points and four of their runners finished in...

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Cross Country prepares for Big East Championships
Oct28

Cross Country prepares for Big East Championships

  The Seton Hall cross country teams head to Mason, Ohio, this weekend to face a tough test at the Big East Championships. The men’s team is coming off a win in its last meet at the St. John’s Cross Country Fall Festival, while the women’s team heads to Ohio fresh off a second-place finish at St. John’s. The Pirates are going up against the likes of Villanova and Georgetown, whose men’s teams are each ranked in the top- three of the...

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Ricci finishes 23rd overall as cross country competes at the Metropolitan Championships
Oct10

Ricci finishes 23rd overall as cross country competes at the Metropolitan Championships

  The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Metropolitan Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Friday, with the men’s team finishing seventh and the women’s team finishing ninth, each out of 14 teams. For the men, the Pirates were led by junior Victor Ricci, who finished 23rd overall out of 114 runners at the meet with a time of 27:31.4 at the five-mile course. Ricci recorded his second...

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Moon expects cross country to surprise at Metro Championships
Oct07

Moon expects cross country to surprise at Metro Championships

  Both the Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams look to continue their recent hot streaks this weekend in the Bronx at the Metropolitan Championships. The race will take place at Van Cortlandt Park, where each team is looking to improve after lackluster finishes last year. The men’s team, which is coming off of a third-place finish at the Cappy Anderson Invitational in Princess Anne, Md., will be depending on maturity,...

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Running, music helps Flannery past tough times
Sep23

Running, music helps Flannery past tough times

The runner discusses cross country, hip-hop and his family’s past.

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Men’s and women’s cross country place in top-five
Sep20

Men’s and women’s cross country place in top-five

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 5K Cappy Anderson Invitational on Saturday in Princess Anne, Md., with the men’s team placing third and the women’s team placing fourth. Both teams competed Saturday after competing last week at the Delaware Invitational. Each team saw their runners finish strong in the overall field. The men’s team saw five of its runners place in the...

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Pirates cross country teams see top five success for second straight week
Sep13

Pirates cross country teams see top five success for second straight week

The Seton Hall cross country teams stayed strong in their second meet of the year at the Delaware Invitational on Saturday, with both the men and women finishing in the top five for the second straight week. The men’s team took home a third-place finish out of nine teams running while the women’s team finished fourth out of 11 teams in the field. The Pirates traveled to the Delaware Invitational for the second season in a row, and for...

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Sophomore runner Rutkowski likely done
Sep09

Sophomore runner Rutkowski likely done

The Seton Hall women’s cross country team took a hit Tuesday, as sophomore standout Christiana Rutkowski said she is likely done for the 2015 season after sustaining an IT Band injury. An IT Band injury, according to RunnersWorld.com, is common among XC athletes. “It occurs when the iliotibial band, the ligament that runs down the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin, is tight or inflamed,” according to the...

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Pirates Cross Country finishes third in the Monmouth Kick-Off
Sep06

Pirates Cross Country finishes third in the Monmouth Kick-Off

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams opened the season with third place finishes at the Monmouth XC Kick-Off. The men had seven runners in the top 20 and were led by sophomores Bryant Cordova and Louis Bustamante, who finished 11th and 12th, respectively. Bryant was the first Pirate to finish with a time of 19:44.61 and Cordova wasn’t far behind, crossing the finish line at 19:45.15 in the 6K race. Finishing third for...

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