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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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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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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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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Pirates bunker down but fall to LIU
Sep07

Pirates bunker down but fall to LIU

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team lost, 1-0, to non-conference rivals Long Island University on Friday, making its season record 1-2 under new head coach Ciara Crinion. The Pirates have not been able to overcome LIU since 2014. Goalkeeper Harpa Johannsdottir was named the Big East Freshman of the Week on Monday after shutting out Lafayette. Unfortunately, she did not have as strong as a showing on Friday, letting in LIU’s only shot...

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Crinion emphasizes empowerment to women’s soccer
Sep04

Crinion emphasizes empowerment to women’s soccer

Change means a new approach, and as the new head coach for the women’s soccer team, Ciara Crinion understands that her ideas may not be the same as former coach Rick Stainton’s. Each coach has a different belief of how to conduct his or her program, and that is why Crinion is fully aware of her culture shock to the team. “Two coaches are not the same, so we bring in with different ideas a different kind of mentality and we are looking...

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Reszkowski lifts Pirates with late free kick
Aug30

Reszkowski lifts Pirates with late free kick

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team brought home its first in of the year on Thursday, narrowly taking down Lafayette by a final score of 1-0.  In the early stages, Lafayette wasted no time attacking, as it began the game with a shot in the first 20 seconds. During the 15th minute, Lafayette threatened again with two consecutive shots, but both shots were off the mark. A minute later,...

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Pirates strike early but fall in promising season opener
Aug26

Pirates strike early but fall in promising season opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was defeated by Loyola University Maryland, 2-1, after Loyola found the back of the net in the first extra time period. Seton Hall had not played an extra time game in all last year, which shows the hopeful improvement under coach Ciara Crinion. Notching a goal also bodes well for Seton Hall, who went goalless in 13 out of 18 matches last season. Junior forward Cassy Harrigan, who was fourth on shot...

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Crinion brings winning track record to first head coaching gig
Jan23

Crinion brings winning track record to first head coaching gig

On all of her soccer escapades from her hometown of Dublin, Ireland, to the east coast of the United States, no task has proven itself more daunting for Ciara Crinion than the one staring at her in South Orange, N.J. Seton Hall announced Crinion’s hire on Dec. 11, a little bit over a month since women’s soccer ended its season. The 2018 campaign, led by former head coach Rick Stainton, ultimately proved to be disastrous for the...

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Seton Hall hires Ciara Crinion as Women’s Soccer coach
Dec12

Seton Hall hires Ciara Crinion as Women’s Soccer coach

On Wednesday, Seton Hall announced the hiring of former Hartford assistant Ciara Crinion as its newest women’s soccer coach. Crinion has spent the past seven seasons working under head coach John Natale at Hartford, where the duo accumulated a record of 77-36-20, won four America East regular season championships and reached the America East Tournament final four times. “We are very excited to welcome Ciara to the Seton Hall...

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Win’s first individual title more than a record-setting performance
Nov01

Win’s first individual title more than a record-setting performance

Lizzie Win can certainly hold her head high. The junior golfer captured her first ever individual title at the collegiate level when she led her team to victory at the 2018 Delaware Lady Blue Hen Invitational on Oct. 21. Win shot 3-over-par for a total score of 216, good enough to break Seton Hall’s previous par-71 record held by Karlie Zabrosky. The outing also netted Win another Big East Women’s Golfer of the Week, her second such...

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Pirates winless streak extended with loss to Xavier
Oct19

Pirates winless streak extended with loss to Xavier

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was shoutout, 3-0, by Xavier on Thursday night. The loss drops the Pirates to 2-10-4. The Pirates began the game aggressively, getting a shot on goal in the first minute courtesy of Dani Brinckman. The two sides remained in a stalemate until the 9th minute, but Xavier’s Carrie Lewis chipped a shot over the goalkeeper to make the score 1-0 shortly after. After another lull in action, Seton Hall seemed...

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