Pirates climb up leaderboard and take fourth at Kingsmill Intercollegiate
Mar28

Pirates climb up leaderboard and take fourth at Kingsmill Intercollegiate

Scotland native Alex Chalk finished an even-par 70 in the final round, as the Pirates captured a fourth-place finish in the 2018 Kingsmill Intercollegiate, held in Williamsburg, Va. Things only got better for the Pirates, as their charge up the leaderboard began in the second round on Monday and culminated in the third and final round on Tuesday. The tournament opened on Sunday, with freshman Gregor Tait leading the Pirates in the...

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Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form
Mar21

Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form

Mia Kness, a freshman on the women’s golf team, is making strides in her first year and has the Pirates heating up in time for the Big East Championship. From the time she stepped on the collegiate course, Kness not only kept up with the competition, but also shot past it. Her strong freshman year began in the fall, with three top-20 finishes in her first four tournaments followed by her first individual title in the Brown Bear...

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Strong final round helps Pirates land 10th in second spring tournament
Mar07

Strong final round helps Pirates land 10th in second spring tournament

The Seton Hall women’s golf team began its two-tournament run in the Carolinas on Monday and Tuesday with a 10th place finish in the 14-team River Landing Classic in Wallace, N.C. The tournament, which was hosted by the University of North Carolina-Wilmington and East Carolina University, was the Pirates second competitive action of the spring season, following up a first place finish in the Rio Verde Invitational on Feb. 25. The...

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How a vacation sparked golf dreams for Gregor Tait
Mar01

How a vacation sparked golf dreams for Gregor Tait

Many people play golf on vacation, but few love it enough to devote nearly every day after returning to train and become one of the best young players in their country. Then again, most people are not Seton Hall freshman Gregor Tait. On Feb. 13, Tait became just the 11th Pirate to win an individual title, as the 20-year-old finished in first at the UNCG/Martin Downs Collegiate in Palm City, Fla. As the son of Scottish parents, Tait...

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Palm Valley Paradise: Pirates set eight records in the Loyola Intercollegiate
Feb27

Palm Valley Paradise: Pirates set eight records in the Loyola Intercollegiate

The Seton Hall men’s golf team shot a program-record 24-under-par, finishing seventh out of 17 teams at the Loyola Intercollegiate in Goodyear, Ariz. Seton Hall junior Chris Yeom singlehandedly broke two records and tied one in what was a prolific two days for the Pirates at the Palm Valley Golf Course. Yeom was a standout, remarkably finishing sixth individually out of 107 golfers despite tying a program record with his three-round...

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Pirates finish tournament-to-remember with program record and individual title
Feb13

Pirates finish tournament-to-remember with program record and individual title

The Seton Hall men’s golf team finished what was a historic three days in the UNC Greensboro Martin Downs Collegiate in Palms City, Fla., recording an aggregate score of 853 on the tournament, the lowest ever in program history. In just his sixth collegiate tournament, freshman Gregor Tait shot a 9-under-par, 207, to earn the individual title. The triumph was the first individual title won by a Pirate since Lloyd Jefferson Go at the...

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Women’s golf makes history in final fall tournament
Oct25

Women’s golf makes history in final fall tournament

The Pirates broke out the brooms in Seekonk, Mass. on Oct. 16, claiming the top three individual spots to ensure a first-place finish at the team’s final fall tournament, the Brown Bear Fall Invitational. The event proved to be one to remember, as never before had Seton Hall claimed all three top spots in a tournament. It was the first time since 2015 that even two Pirates claimed the top two spots. Freshman Mia Kness defeated...

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Yeom leads the Pirates in Mountaineer Invitational
Oct12

Yeom leads the Pirates in Mountaineer Invitational

Chris Yeom shot a career-best three-under-par to lead the Seton Hall men’s golf team to a 10th place finish at The Mountaineer Invitational in Bridgeport W.Va. Yeom entered the final day of play on Tuesday off the back of a first round one-over-par, 73, and pushed his score under par for the tournament with back-to-back two-under-par 70’s in rounds two and three. His aggregate score of 213 was enough to tie him for third individually....

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Staudt and strong second day gives Pirates sixth at Yale Intercollegiate
Oct09

Staudt and strong second day gives Pirates sixth at Yale Intercollegiate

What was set to be a three day Yale Intercollegiate was shortened to two thanks to the rain that fell down on Sunday at the Yale Golf Course in New Haven, Conn. The Pirates used a strong second round on Saturday by Sammie Staudt and company to creep up from ninth to sixth, ultimately finishing there after the tournament’s final day was called off. Staudt started the tournament a little slow with a first round four-over-par, but came...

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Nagai settling into role as a leader in 2017
Oct04

Nagai settling into role as a leader in 2017

Losing a program-altering golfer like Lloyd Jefferson Go would be a tough blow for any golf team. But, thanks to junior Gen Nagai, Seton Hall is handling it well. The Pirates have only played in two tournaments this 2017-2018 season, but Nagai has already earned a Big East Golfer of the Week Award. His 4-under-par, 71-69-72-212 performance at the Hartford Hawks Invitational on Sept. 18-19 was the sixth best out of 116 individual...

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Seton Hall place fifth at Princeton Invitational
Oct01

Seton Hall place fifth at Princeton Invitational

The Seton Hall women’s golf team finished in the middle of the field in the Princeton Invitational, placing fifth out of ten schools. The competition took place at the Springdale Golf Club in Princeton, N.J. over the course of Saturday and Sunday, with the Pirates finishing four strokes behind host school Princeton, and 18 strokes behind the overall leader Georgetown. The Pirates were led by freshman Mia Kness and sophomore Lizzie...

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Natalie Desjardins settles in as new women’s golf coach
Sep27

Natalie Desjardins settles in as new women’s golf coach

This summer, the first-ever head coach of Seton Hall women’s golf, Sara Doell, accepted a new coaching position at the University of San Francisco. Over the seven years she spent building Pirates women’s golf from the ground up, Doell guided the team to three consecutive Big East championships between 2014 and 2016, three NCAA Regional appearances, 10 tournament titles and won herself three Big East Coach of the Year honors. Now,...

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