Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie
Feb06

Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie

During the frigid temperatures of December and early January, the Seton Hall men’s golf team was faced with the difficult task of finding where to play 18 holes under comfortable conditions. While sophomore Andres Acevedo and freshman Deven Ramachandran relished the opportunities of playing in Texas and the warm Bay Area breezes, other golfers decided to use the extended break to play as a group. Senior Gen Nagai, who won the...

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Nagai finds success in home tournament
Jan23

Nagai finds success in home tournament

Gen Nagai had himself quite the homecoming during the first weekend of January, as the Philippines native came away with the victory in the Philippine Amateur Open Golf Championship. “I haven’t won a tournament in general since I got to Seton Hall, so to finally pull something off felt really good,” Nagai said. “It gives me a lot of confidence heading into the season.” For the tournament, Nagai shot 14-over-par on a difficult course...

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Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success
Nov01

Women’s golf using fall season as spring board for success

The Seton Hall women’s golf team wrapped up its fall season on Oct. 21 and overall had a short, but successful run. The team competed in four invitationals over the course of one month at Penn State, Princeton, Yale and the University of Delaware. At each meet, the team finished within the upper-50 percent of all competitors. The highest finish was at Delaware, where it took first place out of 13 competitors. The lowest was sixth out...

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Yeom setting records as he seeks professional career
Oct04

Yeom setting records as he seeks professional career

For most collegiate athletes, being named to your sport’s All-Conference Team represents one of the highest accolades one can obtain during a four-year career. It would be easy, then, for an athlete to rest on his or her laurels having reached that peak their junior year. Men’s golfer Chris Yeom, however, was just getting started. The senior from Flushing, N.Y., who was an all-Big East first team member last year, has taken his...

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Win continues to rack up accolades as season progresses
Oct04

Win continues to rack up accolades as season progresses

As if being named to the 2018 All-Big East Team and the Big East All-Tournament Team was not enough, Seton Hall women’s golfer Lizzie Win shot for the record books at the Nittany Lion Invitational in September. Before being named the women’s golf Big East Player of the week, Win put up historic performance in the tournament. She led her team to a fourth place finish and individually place sixth out of 92 participants. It was Win’s...

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Seton Hall places 6th at Princeton Invitational
Oct02

Seton Hall places 6th at Princeton Invitational

The Seton Hall Pirates women’s golf team finished in sixth place this past weekend at the Princeton Invitational. The Pirates finish was right in the middle of the competitive 12 team field that featured Ivy League schools Princeton, Yale, Dartmouth, Harvard, Columbia, as well as Penn State and Big East rival Georgetown. Lizzie Win and Carolina Ronchel Salas shined, finishing at 7-over-par and 2-over-par for the tournament,...

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Pirates finish 6th in Villanova Invitational
Oct01

Pirates finish 6th in Villanova Invitational

The Seton Hall men’s golf team traveled to Malvern, Pa. this past weekend to compete in the Villanova Invitational. In the three-day tournament, the Pirates finished sixth. The team, which included Chris Yeom, Gen Nagai, Alex Chalk, Gregor Tait, and Deven Ramachandran, ended the weekend 16 points behind first place with 880 points (296-288-296). Andres Acevedo competed as an individual. Yeom had his second consecutive top-10 finish as...

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Pirates finish 4th in Nittany Lion Invitational
Sep24

Pirates finish 4th in Nittany Lion Invitational

The Seton Hall’s women’s golf team began its fall season this past weekend at the Nittany Lion Invitational in State College, Pa. The Pirates had a strong performance and finished in fourth out of 16 teams with a final score of 885. The Pirates struggled in the first round with a score of 304, but ultimately turned it around with a score of 291 in the second round and 290 in the third round. Lizzie Win shot par with a...

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Win returns home to compete in LPGA tournament
Sep12

Win returns home to compete in LPGA tournament

Stepping up to the first tee at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio is nothing new for Lizzie Win. As a member of the club for roughly five years and a native Sylvanian, Win has played Highland Meadows many times before. Prior to teeing off, Win remembers thinking to herself, “It’s another golf tournament, it’s another tee shot, just hit it.” But it was not just another golf tournament. It was the 2018 Marathon Classic and...

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Pirates open season with quality performance at Alex Lagowitz Memorial
Sep10

Pirates open season with quality performance at Alex Lagowitz Memorial

The Seton Hall men’s golf team started its season this past weekend with a strong showing at the Alex Lagowitz Memorial at Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton, N.Y.  The varsity team was able to grab a fourth-place finish in a field of 15 teams, while the “B” team garnered a 15th place finish. For the weekend, the team sent its entire nine-man roster, which was the largest it has fielded in several years. The Pirates put together...

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Recruiting becomes a global endeavor for men’s golf
Sep06

Recruiting becomes a global endeavor for men’s golf

Played in over 200 countries according to Forbes, golf has proven to be a global sport, and the Seton Hall men’s golf roster reflects just that. Four U.S. states, three foreign countries, and the Isle of Man are all represented on the current nine-man team. Recruiting all over the country and the world poses a unique challenge for college coaches, but Pirates head coach Clay White has found an excellent source of talent on an island...

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Yeom snags second in Big East Tournament
May02

Yeom snags second in Big East Tournament

Flushing, N.Y. native Chris Yeom finished tied for second individually, as the Seton Hall men’s golf team finished fourth as a team at the Big East Tournament in Callawassie Island, S.C., which took place from April 29-May 1. Yeom’s team leading score of one-under-par, 71, was sufficient enough to land him in a tie with Marquette’s Matt Murlick in the field of 45 golfers. Marquette’s Hunter Eichhorn took the individual title with a...

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