Seton Hall Falls on the road to Marquette
Sep24

Seton Hall Falls on the road to Marquette

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team suffered a 4-2 loss to Marquette in their first road contest of Big East play on Saturday night.The Pirates did well to get back into the game after the Golden Eagles jumped out to a 3-0 half-time lead, but were quickly silenced and never came closer than a two-goal deficit in the second half. Marquette opened the scoring with three goals in the opening half hour. Grant Owens began the scoring with a...

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Men’s soccer remains focused after 0-3 week
Sep21

Men’s soccer remains focused after 0-3 week

From the moment Seton Hall men’s soccer coach Gerson Echeverry stepped foot on Seton Hall’s campus as an 18-year-old, his goal has been to win the Big East regular season, postseason and compete in the NCAA Tournament. And while his teams recently have fallen short of such lofty aspirations, the 2017 Pirates revealed signs in non-conference play that they are capable of the program’s first postseason berth since 2012. “I think this...

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Seton Hall falls to Lehigh 3-1
Sep19

Seton Hall falls to Lehigh 3-1

Seton Hall men’s soccer was unable to find positives in their final non-conference game against Lehigh, falling 3-1 to the Mountain Hawks in Bethlehem, Pa. The match was an uphill battle from the start for the Pirates, who trailed 1-0 in the 11th minute after the Mountain Hawks’ Oscar Greene knocked in the rebound of a shot off the left post. Seton Hall had a couple half-chances after Lehigh’s opener but could not find the tying goal...

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Women’s soccer blanked by Ivy League foe at home
Sep17

Women’s soccer blanked by Ivy League foe at home

Seton Hall women’s soccer fell 3-0 to Harvard in their final non-conference contest on Sunday afternoon. The loss was the Pirates’ third in their last four matches. Seton Hall showed signs of life multiple times in the game, primarily in the first half with Harvard’s top two goal-scorers, Leah Mohammadi and Murphy Agnew, starting on the bench. However, Seton Hall was not able to break their winless streak. After a slow start, the two...

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Seton Hall see red twice, concede once and are unable to score as St. John’s prevail
Sep16

Seton Hall see red twice, concede once and are unable to score as St. John’s prevail

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team opened up their Big East conference schedule with a tough 1-0 loss against St. John’s, at home on Saturday. It was a very physical match from the start with the Pirates and Red Storm eager to bring home a win in the first conference game for both New York area rivals.  Both teams’ aggression led to a lot of whistle blowing with 47 total fouls called and 11 cards handed out.  The Red...

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Delaware shuts out Seton Hall to end winning streak
Sep13

Delaware shuts out Seton Hall to end winning streak

Seton Hall took on Delaware at Owen T. Carroll Field Wednesday night, with the Blue Hens putting in a goal in each half, and the Pirates being unable to produce similar resilience from games past, as Delaware prevailed 2-0. Not much went the Pirates way from the beginning as they failed to make an effective attack on net. The Blue Hens were quick with their offense and moved the ball efficiently to get eight shots in the first half....

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Improved offense has led to victories for Men’s Soccer team
Sep13

Improved offense has led to victories for Men’s Soccer team

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team picked up back-to-back regular season victories for the first time since 2013 after defeating Sacred Heart on Sept. 4 and coming back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Princeton in double overtime on Sept. 7. On Sept. 10, the Pirates defeated Penn 2-1 for their third straight victory, a streak not achieved since 2011. After winning only four games last season and none in 2015, the Pirates have looked...

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Pirates overcome more road adversity for third consecutive win
Sep11

Pirates overcome more road adversity for third consecutive win

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team are winners of three straight for the first time since 2011 as the Pirates notched a road victory on Sunday night against Penn University by a score of 2-1. It was the second game in a row where the Pirates had to erase an early deficit to Ivy-League opposition before securing the win. The Pirates fell behind early on, as the away side surrendered a goal in the 26th minute to Penn striker Joe Swenson,...

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Cardiac Pirates: Men’s soccer overcomes three-goal deficit, wins in overtime at Princeton
Sep07

Cardiac Pirates: Men’s soccer overcomes three-goal deficit, wins in overtime at Princeton

Seton Hall men’s soccer pulled off a Herculean comeback, coming back from three goals down to win in overtime, 4-3, on the road Thursday against the Princeton Tigers. The Pirates went into their game against the Tigers with the odds stacked against them, with Seton Hall having not won a match at Princeton since 2000. The Pirates and Tigers got off to good starts with both sides showing compactness early that would seldom last. Later...

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One more: Men’s soccer star returns for third and final act
Sep07

One more: Men’s soccer star returns for third and final act

After trying to make the leap professionally following the 2016-17 season, Seton Hall men’s soccer midfielder Andres Arcila is back for one final season in South Orange. When Arcila made his decision to return, it was not announced in a tweet that evoked hundreds of likes and retweets. Instead, it was a text to his head coach of three years, Gerson Echeverry, which made clear his intention: “What are the options,” it read. Arcila...

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Pirates dominate Sacred Heart for first victory of season
Sep05

Pirates dominate Sacred Heart for first victory of season

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team reigned supreme over Sacred Heart, shutting out its opponent 3-0 in a Labor Day evening contest at Owen T. Carroll Field. The Pirates got off to a strong start early in the first half when the Pioneers granted them a chance off a corner kick. In the midst of the commotion in front of the Sacred Heart goal, Jonathan Jimenez received the ball from an Andres Arcila corner and crossed it to Mario Prata....

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Second half goal gives Seton Hall second straight loss
Sep01

Second half goal gives Seton Hall second straight loss

Seton Hall men’s soccer was not able to overcome Stony Brook University on the road Friday night, with the host Sea Wolves defeating the Pirates 1-0. The loss drops the Pirates’ record to 0-2-1. After a slow start by both teams, Seton Hall began to take momentum midway through the first half. As the pressure mounted, the Pirates earned the first prime scoring chance of the game off a foul a few yards outside the box. Seton Hall...

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