One Giant mistake
Nov29

One Giant mistake

The job of a quarterback is to be the general on the field. He is the man, the leader and the one that gets the blame when his team fails. From this aspect of the position, Eli Manning has been the model quarterback. Through 14 seasons as a Giant, with 210 consecutive starts, two Super Bowls and two Super Bowl MVP’s, Manning has been the face of the New York Giants, and has done so with the utmost class and respect. With the Giants...

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Postseason absence doesn’t dampen Pirates’ milestone-filled season
Nov29

Postseason absence doesn’t dampen Pirates’ milestone-filled season

After three months of drama and excitement, the Seton Hall volleyball team finished with a 16-15 overall record and 10-8 in the Big East. The Pirates finished fifth in the conference, meaning that unlike last season, they missed the Big East tournament, which features the top four teams in the conference. However, numbers and the final position in the standings does not tell the story of their season. The Pirates played hard from...

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Rodriguez looks like an All-Big East first team player
Nov29

Rodriguez looks like an All-Big East first team player

Out of Seton Hall’s three 1,000-point scorers in Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado and Desi Rodriguez, just Carrington and Delgado were named to the preseason all-Big East first team on Oct. 18. Xavier’s Trevon Bluiett, Creighton’s Marcus Foster and Butler’s Kelan Martin rounded out the first team roster. Rodriguez fell not to a second team selection, but to a preseason all-Big East honorable mention. Six games into the season,...

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Pirates win SHU Thanksgiving Classic
Nov26

Pirates win SHU Thanksgiving Classic

Seton Hall regrouped this weekend after a heartbreaking loss last Friday night to Princeton,  winning the 2017 SHU Thanksgiving Classic after defeating Jacksonville State by a score of 73-54 on Sunday. The Pirates were led by Taylor Brown, Jaquan Jackson and Shadeen Samuels who scored a combined 55 points on the day to carry the offense. Things did not start smoothly though, as just seconds into the game, Pirates forward Donnaizha...

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Rider no match for Pirates as Seton Hall improves to 3-1
Nov25

Rider no match for Pirates as Seton Hall improves to 3-1

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team dominated the Rider Broncs 85-49 in the opening game of the 2017 SHU Thanksgiving Classic this afternoon. The Pirates were fresh off an eight-day break from their most recent contest, an 85-83 loss to Princeton back on Nov. 16, and that extra time for rest and preparation certainly paid off. Seton Hall got off to a hot start in the first quarter, cruising to an 11-3 lead after just five minutes....

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Seton Hall locks down defensively in win over Vanderbilt
Nov25

Seton Hall locks down defensively in win over Vanderbilt

One night after Rhode Island picked apart Seton Hall’s defense for 54 first-half points, the Pirates responded with a stout defensive performance in a 72-59 victory over Vanderbilt in the third-place game of the NIT Tip-Off Friday night. A heightened defensive intensity on the court was reflected in the statistics, as Seton Hall held the Commodores to 33.9 percent shooting from the field and 20.8 percent from deep while forcing 16...

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Seton Hall stunned by Rhode Island in NIT Tip-Off thriller
Nov23

Seton Hall stunned by Rhode Island in NIT Tip-Off thriller

A chaotic final minute was what it came down to in Seton Hall’s 75-74 loss to Rhode Island in the NIT Season Tip-Off on Thanksgiving night. A Jared Terrell contested layup with five seconds to go was the cap to a 32-point night for the guard, and what ended up handing the Pirates their first loss of the season. Seton Hall held a one-point lead through the final minute after Rhode Island led for 32 minutes of the game. With eight lead...

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Grubert and Simpson shine in double fourth-place finish for swim and dive
Nov20

Grubert and Simpson shine in double fourth-place finish for swim and dive

Sydney Simpson finished first in the 100-meter butterfly as she led the Seton Hall women’s swimming and diving team to a fourth overall finish in the Patriot Invitational, held at George Mason University. Meanwhile, Tyler Yanchulis, Tyler Kauth, John Redoutey and Dakota Williams finished second out of 14 teams with a time of 1:22.44 in the 200-meter freestyle relay as they led the men’s team to a similar fourth-place finish. Although...

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Seton Hall fall in bittersweet Senior Night send-off
Nov19

Seton Hall fall in bittersweet Senior Night send-off

South Orange, N.J – The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell to the Xavier Musketeers on Senior Night in a hard-fought five-set loss. The fourth-place Wildcats of Villanova had already won earlier on in the day, meaning the Pirates were regardless of win-or-loss, destined to finish the regular season one place shy of cracking the top four and securing a berth in the Big East tournament. The first set of the game was the most...

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Seniors say goodbye as cross-country season comes to a close in Regional Championship
Nov18

Seniors say goodbye as cross-country season comes to a close in Regional Championship

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the 2017 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Championship which took place in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. The meet represented the last competition for both teams of the season, and the final race in the careers of several Pirate runners. The women’s team finished with a total time of 1:38:12.30, two seconds ahead of New Jersey rivals Monmouth. The time was good enough...

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Second half surge leads Pirates to victory over NJIT
Nov18

Second half surge leads Pirates to victory over NJIT

It was not Seton Hall’s prettiest performance in the first half, but the Pirates overcame a sluggish start and poor first-half shooting to defeat NJIT on Saturday evening, 82-53. After holding a nine-point lead at the half, the Pirates rode a big second half to victory, as they outscored the Highlanders by 20 points. Despite not playing much of the second half due to foul trouble, senior Desi Rodriguez led the way with 19 points and...

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Instant classic goes against the Pirates as late comeback falls short
Nov17

Instant classic goes against the Pirates as late comeback falls short

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team suffered their first defeat of the season at home tonight in an 85-83 loss to Princeton. After trailing by as much as 12 with three minutes remaining, the Pirates fought back, but could not secure a lead in the final minutes as a buzzer-beating three by Pirates guard Inja Butina ended the game with the Hall just two points short. The two teams traded leads ten times throughout the duration of the...

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