One last test to ace for Seton Hall baseball
May24

One last test to ace for Seton Hall baseball

The Seton Hall baseball team will head to Prasco Park on Thursday, to compete in its first game of the 2018 Big East Tournament in Mason, Ohio. The Pirates enter the double-elimination playoff as the second seed in a field of four, with a 13-4 record in-conference that surpassed any mark the team had managed in the four seasons following Big East reconfiguration in 2013. Grounded by mature veterans throughout the lineup and rooted by...

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Jaquan Jackson signs deal to continue basketball dream
May20

Jaquan Jackson signs deal to continue basketball dream

Over the last two years, no two words have reverberated around Walsh Gymnasium more than “JaQuan Jackson.” The words became calling cards for a momentum-shifting three-pointer, or better, a dagger that secured a win for Tony Bozzella’s team. On May 7, still two weeks away from receiving her Bachelor in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Jackson had officially risen from Pirate to Royal, signing with storied German club Saarlouis Royals...

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Florida State transfer Ike Obiagu commits to Seton Hall
May17

Florida State transfer Ike Obiagu commits to Seton Hall

The Seton Hall men’s basketball program added a seven-foot certified shot-stopper to command the interior of the paint, with Jon Rothstein reporting that Ike Obiagu (pronounced: I-Key O-Bee-Ah-Gu) has committed to the Pirates, following his announcement to transfer from the Seminoles of Florida State. Obiagu, a native of Abuja, Nigeria, was a four-star recruit, ranked as the No. 4 center and No. 47 prospect overall in the Class of...

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Pirates come up empty in doubleheader vs. St. John’s
May12

Pirates come up empty in doubleheader vs. St. John’s

Seton Hall dropped both games of a doubleheader with St. John’s on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Owen T. Caroll field, 2-1 and 6-3, respectively. The two-game set was also the last games at home for the eight seniors honored in the pregame ceremonies. Ricky DeVito got the start in the first game for the Pirates. Despite picking up the loss, the right-hander put together a quality start, going 5.2 innings without an earned run...

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Pirates win, Leon makes history in crucial series opener
May11

Pirates win, Leon makes history in crucial series opener

Seton Hall baseball secured a monumental home victory on Friday afternoon, defeating St. John’s by a final score of 4-3. The win puts both teams at an even 11-2 record atop the Big East standings heading into their doubleheader on Saturday. Despite the outcome, the game did not begin smoothly for the Pirates. St. John’s was able to jump out to an early 1-0 lead on an RBI by Luke Stampfl. However, the Pirates, headed by Shane McCarthy...

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Team effort lifts Seton Hall to victory over Rider
May08

Team effort lifts Seton Hall to victory over Rider

Seton Hall used power in the batter’s box and mastery on the mound to secure a 5-3 victory at home over Rider University on Tuesday afternoon. Contributions were made by a variety of players to improve the Pirates to a 24-16-1 record. On offense, the Pirates were able to get runs from the bats of multiple players in their lineup. In the outburst, a different player for the Pirates drove in each run. Eight different players reached...

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Layne’s dominant effort on the mound leads Pirates to win over Creighton
May06

Layne’s dominant effort on the mound leads Pirates to win over Creighton

A third inning rally helped the Pirates take the rubber game of the series against Creighton, as they defeated the Bluejays by a final score of 3-0. The positive momentum on the mound from Saturday’s victory over Creighton carried over into Sunday afternoon. Between starter Billy Lane Jr. and closer Matt Leon, the Pirates only gave up three hits to a usually potent Creighton offense. Lane was dominant for the Pirates, throwing 8.1...

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Pirates drop season finale to Georgetown in extra innings
May06

Pirates drop season finale to Georgetown in extra innings

The Seton Hall softball team ended its season with a loss against the Georgetown Hoyas on Sunday afternoon. The Hoyas defeated the Pirates by a final score of 3-2, on the back of a Sera Stevens walk-off single in the 11th inning. The Pirates end the season with a 19-35 record and 5-16 record in conference play. The game proved to be a low scoring affair with both teams having trouble scoring runs throughout. The first three innings...

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Pirates even series against Creighton behind strong outing from Devito
May06

Pirates even series against Creighton behind strong outing from Devito

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team took home its ninth Big East win of the season on Saturday night, edging Creighton by a final of 2-1. It was a great game for fans who love pitching, as Seton Hall sophomore Ricky Devito turned 6.2 innings of five-hit ball in the victory. The Pirates now stand at 22-16-1 (9-2). Creighton was able to get on the board first, after a one out RBI double by Ryan Mantle allowed the Bluejays to take an...

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Seton Hall comes up one run short of sweeping double-header
May05

Seton Hall comes up one run short of sweeping double-header

The Seton Hall softball team split its road doubleheader with the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday afternoon, winning by a score of 10-2 in the first game and losing by one run in the second game, 4-3. In the first game of the day, the Hall did tits damage little by little, securing the opening win. After going up 3-0 in the first two innings, thanks to RBIs from left fielder Hailey Arteaga and catcher Destini Peck, the Pirates muddled...

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Missed opportunities plague Seton Hall in loss to Creighton
May05

Missed opportunities plague Seton Hall in loss to Creighton

Despite having a number of opportunities, Seton Hall was unable to capitalize against Creighton University on Friday night, ultimately falling by a final score of 4-2. The loss gives the Pirates a 21-16-1 record and it snaps their four-game winning streak. Although the Pirates had difficulty reaching base throughout the game, they were able to put themselves in spots to put runs on the board. In the first four innings of the game,...

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DeVoti, trailblazer in radio, ready to broadcast word of God
May02

DeVoti, trailblazer in radio, ready to broadcast word of God

Growing up in Montclair, N.J., Matt DeVoti dreamed of doing three things as a child: playing for the New York Yankees, broadcasting on the radio and being deeply involved in the Catholic Church. The first of those aspirations proved to be unattainable, but DeVoti spent 38 years from his beginning at WSOU living out the second. After a lifetime of faith, DeVoti is on his way to truly actualizing the third. DeVoti has been studying in...

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