Trust between players and coaches bring foundation to women’s soccer
Oct09

Trust between players and coaches bring foundation to women’s soccer

Ciara Crinion is midway through her first season with the women’s soccer program and she has the experience to know who to rely on and who to trust to have her program flow fluently. After serving multiple years as an assistant at the University of Hartford, Crinion understands the ins and outs of what Division I soccer brings throughout the year, even in a completely new setting. “We are two completely different programs in different...

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Owen T. Carroll Field becoming a fortress for men’s soccer
Oct09

Owen T. Carroll Field becoming a fortress for men’s soccer

After an emphatic 3-1 victory over Fordham on Tuesday night, Seton Hall is one of the only four Big East teams with an undefeated home record this season. Since the conclusion of this summer’s renovations to Owen T. Carroll Field, the Pirates have produced impressive wins over Big East rivals DePaul and Creighton. Despite playing the match at the Red Bull Training Facility, Seton Hall’s 6-0 win over Central Connecticut State was the...

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Men’s soccer thriving at home under Lindberg’s leadership
Oct09

Men’s soccer thriving at home under Lindberg’s leadership

Owen T. Carroll Field has been friendly to the Seton Hall men’s soccer team since Andreas Lindberg took over in 2018. Under Lindberg’s leadership, the Pirates have consistently defended their home pitch – something that was lacking before Lindberg arrived from LIU Post. From 2016-17 under coach Gerson Echeverry, Seton Hall went 7-7-3 playing in South Orange. With Lindberg calling the shots, that record has flipped in the Pirates’...

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Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener
Oct02

Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team defeated DePaul 2-1 on Saturday night in a nail biter decided by Stephen Elias’ 85th minute goal. Elias, the leading goal scorer and captain for the Pirates, notched his fourth of the season when he was the first to react to the second bounce off a corner kick. “Those second balls are the most dangerous balls in soccer,” Elias said. “That’s when the team shut off right there and then. The ball back in...

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Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener
Sep29

Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team defeated the DePaul Blue Demons on Saturday night, 2-1, in a nail biter that Stephen Elias’ 85th minute goal ended. Elias, the leading goal scorer and captain for the Pirates, notched his fourth of the season when he was the first to react to the second bounce off a corner kick. “Those second balls are the most dangerous balls in soccer really,” Elias said. “That’s when team shut off right there then....

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Seton Hall defeats NJIT on road to curb slump
Sep25

Seton Hall defeats NJIT on road to curb slump

The struggling Seton Hall men’s soccer team knocked off the NJIT Highlanders, 4-1, on Tuesday night in Newark. The team hopes the win serves as a catalyst for Andreas Lindberg’s side. With the victory, the Pirates improve to 2-4-0 on the season. The Pirates, who entered Tuesday’s game having failed to score from open play since their first game and dropped their Big East opener 1-0 against Providence last Friday, broke the drought in...

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Women’s soccer excited to return to Owen T. Carroll Field
Sep25

Women’s soccer excited to return to Owen T. Carroll Field

Stretching back to last season, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team has gone nine straight games without playing a match at Owen T. Carroll Field. Last season’s final two matches were both away games against Providence and Marquette, while this summer’s field renovations prevented the Pirates from hosting any non-conference games. Despite these early season obstacles, head coach Ciara Crinion feels the time spent on the road has...

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Seton Hall open Big East action against Providence
Sep19

Seton Hall open Big East action against Providence

With college soccer in full swing across the country, Seton Hall is looking to kick start its 2019 Big East campaign with a win over Providence on Sept. 20. Recent history favorites the Friars in this match up as the Rhode Island side have not lost to the Pirates since the 2012 season. Providence has dominated Seton Hall by an aggregate score of 16-2 over the last six years, with last year’s double overtime victory at Owen T. Carroll...

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Men’s Soccer must find more ways to score
Sep19

Men’s Soccer must find more ways to score

Conference rivalries kick off across the Big East on Friday night, with Seton Hall hitting the road for a meeting with Providence. The Pirates’ four tune-up games have yielded a mixed bag in terms of both results and statistical analysis, but the numbers on offer provide hints at what the team can accomplish under second-year head coach Andreas Lindberg. Lindberg’s diverse squad – no fewer than 14 nationalities are represented on the...

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Johannsdottir finding footing with women’s soccer
Sep18

Johannsdottir finding footing with women’s soccer

In Sept. 2, Seton Hall women’s soccer’s goalkeeper Harpa Johannsdottir was named the Big East Freshman of the Week. She received the honor alongside Offensive Player of the Week Macy Miller of Georgetown, Defensive Player of the Week Meaghan Nally of Georgetown and Goalkeeper of the Week Maddy Henry of Marquette. In terms of the Big East Honor Roll for that week, Johannsdottir was still the only Pirate to get a mention, a dubious...

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Pirates fall to Leigh for third straight loss
Sep16

Pirates fall to Leigh for third straight loss

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team continued its road trip on Saturday as they travelled to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to take on Lehigh. The game resulted in a 1-0 loss for the Pirates, and the defeat puts Seton Hall at a 1-3 record overall and extends its losing streak to three games. The Pirates began the match aggressively by committing a foul within the first few minutes. By the 3rd minute, Seton Hall had already attempted a shot on...

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Siena squeeze by Pirates
Sep14

Siena squeeze by Pirates

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team dropped a close score, 2-1, to Siena on Thursday to drop the team’s record to 1-3 on the year. The loss comes after losing the previous match, 1-0, against Long Island University. In the first three games of the season, the Pirates have scored the same number of goals that took six games last year. Harpa Johannsdottir started in net and recorded two saves during the first half, letting one goal in at...

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