Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly
Jun19

Fall at the Hall: New athletic seasons starting up shortly

Even before school is in session for the fall semester, Seton Hall Athletics will be kicking off its 2017-18 campaign. With the fall sports season right around the corner, take a look at where each team stands heading into 2017: Women’s Soccer: Matt Lamb The Seton Hall women’s soccer team will return to the pitch in 2017 with higher expectations and opportunities to improve from last year’s season. The Pirates finished up last season...

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Eva Gonzalez: American born, Mexican capped, Pirate true
Feb15

Eva Gonzalez: American born, Mexican capped, Pirate true

Midfielder Eva Gonzalez will be a player to watch next fall at Owen T. Carroll Field. What a fan won’t see from her play on the field alone is the adversity and continued sacrifice that Gonzalez endures to play the sport she loves, while still committing to her academics. Gonzalez is not just a student athlete, but it could be said a student athlete, plus one. She balances her schooling with her collegiate athletics, but is also...

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Dani duo, recruits bring hope to women’s soccer
Feb08

Dani duo, recruits bring hope to women’s soccer

Last season was another rough campaign for Rick Stainton and the women’s soccer team, finishing with a 5-11-1 record and a 1-8 record in Big East play. Though the record may not look pretty, it was Stainton’s best season at the helm of the club since being named head coach before the start of the 2014 season. Stainton’s team is young, as it will be losing just five players to graduation, two of which were key members of last season’s...

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Women’s soccer reflects upon season completion
Nov02

Women’s soccer reflects upon season completion

The phrase “It’s always darkest before the dawn” may just be true for the Seton Hall women’s soccer team. The Pirates finished the season 5-11-1, but improved 77 spots in the NCAA’s RPI rankings. The season, while full of losses, was a step forward for head coach Rick Stainton and his players. Seton Hall began its season with eight games against local, out of conference teams. The Pirates played every team close, with every match...

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Pirates’ soccer building from the ground up
Oct27

Pirates’ soccer building from the ground up

  Seton Hall men’s and women’s soccer have struggled recently. Specifically, in the past five seasons, neither team has had a winning campaign. Those five seasons have left the two teams with a combined 13-52-6 record in Big East Conference games. Last year, the men’s team was unable to win a game and the women’s team only picked up two. Thus far the two programs have picked up the pace, but there needs to be more improvement to...

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Seton Hall women’s soccer falls to dominant Georgetown on senior night
Oct21

Seton Hall women’s soccer falls to dominant Georgetown on senior night

Seton Hall women’s soccer (5-9-1) fell to the Georgetown Hoyas (13-1-2), 4-0, at home at Owen T. Carroll field Thursday on Senior Night. Georgetown, the seventh-ranked collegiate women’s soccer team in the country, stifled Seton Hall’s offense and made the most of its scoring chances to preserve a shutout victory. “Today showed for a large period of time that we’re capable of competing against some of the country’s best,” head coach...

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Pirate women’s soccer loses fifth Big East game
Oct16

Pirate women’s soccer loses fifth Big East game

Seton Hall women’s soccer (5-8-1) suffered a tough defeat, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon away against conference rival Butler Bulldogs (9-5-2). The Pirates looked to continue their success after notching their first in-conference victory against Xavier, 1-0, at home on Oct. 9. Butler, on the other hand, entered the game against Seton Hall with a chip on its shoulder having lost three straight matches prior to Sunday. It did not take long...

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Women’s soccer captures first Big East win of season
Oct09

Women’s soccer captures first Big East win of season

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team picked up its first Big East win of the 2016 season with a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Xavier Musketeers Sunday afternoon. The lone goal of the match came in the 76th minute off the foot of freshman Marissa Aniolowski. Aniolowski was able to force a turnover from the Xavier backline of defense, creating a scoring chance for herself that she put home off a deflection from a Xavier defender. The...

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Women’s soccer drops fourth straight with loss to Creighton
Oct07

Women’s soccer drops fourth straight with loss to Creighton

Seton Hall women’s soccer continued to struggle Thursday night, as they fell to Creighton University, 4-0. The defeat dropped the Pirates to 0-4 against Big East teams this season. Additionally, it was the team’s fourth straight loss since a draw against Columbia on Sept. 18. For the second game in a row, Seton Hall fell behind within the first ten minutes of the match. Kylin Grubb scored for Creighton in the third minute, despite a...

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Women’s soccer struggles in loss to DePaul
Oct02

Women’s soccer struggles in loss to DePaul

  It was all DePaul on the pitch Sunday afternoon at Owen T. Carroll, Field as the Seton Hall women’s soccer team struggled in a 4-1 loss to the Blue Demons. DePaul got the scoring started early with a goal in the seventh minute to give the Blue Demons a 1-0 lead. Goals in the 44th, 48th and 60th minutes put the Blue Demons up 4-0. The Pirates eventually got on the board after a handball in the penalty box resulted in a penalty...

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Women’s soccer falls to St. Johns in annual Mary Jennings game
Sep24

Women’s soccer falls to St. Johns in annual Mary Jennings game

The Seton Hall Pirates women’s soccer team lost their first Big East matchup on Saturday, Sept. 24, falling 1-0 to the St. John’s Red Storm at Owen T. Carroll Field. St. John’s dominated possession for the majority of the first half, but were unable to successfully find the back of the net. The Red Storm took seven shots in the first half but only two of them were on target, both saved by Pirate goalkeeper Anna MacLean. Seton Hall’s...

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Pirates draw in final non-conference soccer match
Sep18

Pirates draw in final non-conference soccer match

Seton Hall women’s soccer has become no stranger to overtime this season. On a very humid Sunday in South Orange, the Pirates had to go the distance again, the end result being a 1-1 draw with Columbia. “The fight’s there, the will’s there, the competitiveness is there,” head coach Rick Stainton said. “Now it’s about just trying to solve the flow of the game.” The Hall got on the board first in the 13th minute when...

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