Pirates win two games at Snowbird Classic
Mar18

Pirates win two games at Snowbird Classic

From March 12 to 16, the Seton Hall baseball team was in Port Charlotte, Fla. competing in the Snowbird Classic. Out of the five games that the team played, it won two of them. Heading out of the break, the team sits at a 3-12 record. The Pirates played Bucknell in their first game, winning by a convincing margin of 12-1. Brennan O’Neill started on the mound and pitched four scoreless innings, having seven strikeouts and only giving...

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Pirates wrap up spring break with successful three-game stint
Mar17

Pirates wrap up spring break with successful three-game stint

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team wrapped up a successful week over spring break, going 2-1 against a mix of non-conference and Big East opponents. Against Bucknell on March 11, the team swept a victory, 7-0. In doubles play, Anicka Fajnorova and Regina Pitts won 6-2. Bucknell’s Misi Papich and Jill Auteri won the third flight 7-6 (4), but Thandy Kangwa and Minja Gligic won 7-5 in the second flight which would clinch the first point...

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Despite end result, Seton Hall’s Big East Tournament run a noteworthy achievement
Mar17

Despite end result, Seton Hall’s Big East Tournament run a noteworthy achievement

This year’s Seton Hall team was never supposed to sniff Big East Championship Saturday at Madison Square Garden. After losing four seniors and three 1,000-point scorers, the Pirates were better suited as a bottom-third team in the conference with designs on an NIT appearance. At best, this team could maybe avoid the dreaded first day of the Big East Tournament and maybe scrap for a win against another middle of the pack team. At least...

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A bridge too far: freshmen provide spark, Powell prayer goes unanswered
Mar16

A bridge too far: freshmen provide spark, Powell prayer goes unanswered

NEW YORK – After three games in which the Seton Hall men’s basketball team enjoyed the luxury of a head-start over its opposition, the Pirates spent the Big East Tournament championship chasing top-seed Villanova, who did just enough to hold on for a record-setting third straight title, 74-72. In a game where the largest lead was merely nine and the advantage changed hands nine times, freshman Anthony Nelson converted a put-back layup...

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Seton Hall has a chance to officially silence the critics after preseason prediction
Mar16

Seton Hall has a chance to officially silence the critics after preseason prediction

In many ways, the 2018-19 Seton Hall men’s basketball team embodies the “Hazard Zet Forward” motto. The slogan, which sits proudly on Seton Hall’s school crest, translates to “Whatever the peril, ever forward” in English. The gritty roster put forth by Kevin Willard this season has exemplified this to a tee, as the Pirates advanced to the Big East Championship game with a dramatic, 81-79 win over Marquette on Friday night at Madison...

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Back from the Dead: Powell returns from locker room, provides late heroics
Mar16

Back from the Dead: Powell returns from locker room, provides late heroics

NEW YORK – The Seton Hall men’s basketball team needed every inch – every last one – on Friday night to reach the Saturday promise-land of the Big East Tournament. In an affair that was marred by controversial officiating, the Pirates overcame second-seeded Marquette, 81-79, setting up the ultimate rivalry renewal with top-seed Villanova. One night after praising his budding superstar, Myles Powell, for his poise in dealing with...

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Seton Hall advances to Big East Tournament semifinals with win over Georgetown
Mar15

Seton Hall advances to Big East Tournament semifinals with win over Georgetown

Coming off a week in which it knocked off two ranked conference foes and secured a spot in the NCAA Tournament, Seton Hall picked up where it left off against Georgetown in the first round of the Big East Tournament and downed the Hoyas by a final score of 73-57 behind a dominant performance from Myles Powell. Powell spearheaded a first half performance that saw Seton Hall leading 53-28 at the break with a Big East record 29 points in...

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Pirates defeated in first round of Big East Tournament
Mar11

Pirates defeated in first round of Big East Tournament

As the postseason got  underway for the Pirates on Saturday afternoon with the beginning of the Big East tournament, the women’s basketball team was unable to lengthen its tenure, as Seton Hall was defeated by St. John’s, 76-51. Coming into the game as the eighth  seed, the Pirates faced the ninth seeded Red Storm after coming away with victories in its two regular season contests against them. The first half showed that,...

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Chance for redemption stopped by weather for women’s golf
Mar11

Chance for redemption stopped by weather for women’s golf

Just over one round of golf was played at the women’s River Landing classic earlier this week, as the final two rounds of the event were cut short due to incoming darkness rendering the course unplayable on Monday. Seton Hall, despite the poor conditions, powered through the competition to try and make best of the situation at hand. The weather, though, had other plans to derail the momentum coming off of Seton Hall’s second place...

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Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes
Mar11

Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes

Courtney McCardle has enjoyed a very decorated four-year career at Seton Hall and finished her last races for the Pirates’ swimming and diving team with her named etched in the record books. A New York State Section IX 100-breast champion and record holder coming out of high school, McCardle loved the proximity of Seton Hall to her hometown of Hurley, New York. Crediting her family for being there for all her home swim meets, she used...

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Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova
Mar09

Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova

Goodbye bubble, hello NCAA Tournament. Entering the week, Seton Hall’s season was on life support. Following a crushing double-overtime loss to Georgetown, the Pirates needed to pull a rabbit out of their hat and defeat both No. 16 Marquette and No. 23 Villanova in the final week of Big East play to flip the script and improve their chances at a fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. In front of a sold-out Prudential Center...

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Barracato using prior season’s lessons as building block for success
Mar06

Barracato using prior season’s lessons as building block for success

Softball is back in full swing for the 2019 season and Seton Hall currently holds a winning record after challenging openers against the likes of Lehigh and Saint Peter’s. Sophomore Janae Barracato, is one of the rising stars of the team and is in solid form at the start of her second collegiate season. After 13 games, she has provided her team with 10 runs, nine RBIs and a walk-off home run in a win over Lehigh at the end of...

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