Women’s soccer unable to convert chances at home, lose to Marist
Sep08

Women’s soccer unable to convert chances at home, lose to Marist

Seton Hall had a season high 19 shots against Marist on Thursday, but were unable to find the back of the net as the visiting Red Foxes took the 1-0 win. The game started slowly for the Hall and became more frustrating as time progressed. Eventually, Marist broke the scoreless tie off a corner kick in the 18th minute. The goal was one of Marist’s three shots in the half, as Seton Hall tripled its output with nine shots, but with none...

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Seton Hall falls by narrow margin on late-game score
Sep05

Seton Hall falls by narrow margin on late-game score

]The Seton Hall women’s soccer team fell to Monmouth University 1-0 on Labor Day, by way of a 54th-minute goal from the Hawks. For much of the game, both teams were playing offense and defense with no team getting a real sense of control over the game. To the blind eye, the victor of this game would probably be Seton Hall, seeing that it led in most statistical categories. Nine different Seton Hall players registered a shot compared...

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Pirates earn first result of season, a 1-1 draw, against Fordham
Sep01

Pirates earn first result of season, a 1-1 draw, against Fordham

Seton Hall women’s soccer earned a draw against the Fordham Rams after double overtime in its third consecutive road game at Jack Coffey Field in Bronx, N.Y on Friday. The Pirates were quick to get on the scoreboard when Lauren Hall connected on her second career goal from 18 yards out in the sixth minute to give the Pirates an early 1-0 advantage. Seton Hall’s defense was stellar throughout the first half, led by goalkeeper...

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Pirates women’s soccer still without win after 4-2 result at Columbia
Aug27

Pirates women’s soccer still without win after 4-2 result at Columbia

Seton Hall women’s soccer fell to the Columbia Lions on Sunday in its second contest of the season, 4-2, away at the Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium in Manhattan, N.Y. Columbia got the scoring started less than five minutes into the first half. Emily Koe of the Lions crossed the ball from the left side 10 yards out, finding Natalie Neshat who headed it past Pirates goalkeeper Anna MacLean for a 1-0 lead. The Pirates knotted the score...

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Extra-time header hands Seton Hall 1-0 loss in season opener
Aug25

Extra-time header hands Seton Hall 1-0 loss in season opener

After last Friday’s match against Siena was declared a no contest due to rain, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team lost what became its season opener to the Loyola Greyhounds 1-0 in extra time Thursday. The game, which took place at the Ridley Athletic Complex in Baltimore, Md., was a defensive battle from the start with neither team able to generate much in terms of offense. Strong backlines on both sides helped limit the...

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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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