Ace of Hearts: Reganne Camp plays for more than herself
May01

Ace of Hearts: Reganne Camp plays for more than herself

Reganne Camp is Seton Hall softball’s ace. She is an alpha, an inspiration, the one the Pirates turn to when they need to shut out the opposition. But as isolated as Camp may seem on the rubber mound, she is never alone – for there is an angel on her shoulder.  Camp recalls the day, March 6, 2018, when something was taken from her that she can never tangibly recover; a life, a teammate, a friend, a piece of her childhood. The...

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Matthys uses mental fortitude to spur turnaround
May01

Matthys uses mental fortitude to spur turnaround

Whether she’s giving her best Freddie Mercury impression pregame or leading cheers in the dugout during the game, nobody can deny Katherine Matthys’ talent off the field. However, this year she is showcasing her talent on the field as well. “I can’t say enough about the person she is and the growth that she has made in her game is just a combination of the work she put in and her amazing trust that she has in our awesome hitting...

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Allender developing into consistent presence
May01

Allender developing into consistent presence

The Allender family is not unaccustomed to the game of softball, especially playing it in a blue and white uniform at the collegiate level. Baylee Allender was raised by a former Creighton Bluejay in her mother, Teir and watched her older sister Kelsey follow suit as she went on to play for Creighton between 2013 and ‘16. Playing softball in Omaha, Nebraska seemed almost inevitable for Baylee as well, but the sophomore infielder chose...

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Extra base hits have been key to softball’s success
May01

Extra base hits have been key to softball’s success

After numerous trips to warmer locales in February and March, a grueling Big East schedule that included trips to Chicago and Providence, and a few picture-perfect weather days in South Orange, the softball team will be playing its final series of the regular season in Omaha, Nebraska against Creighton over the weekend. The team wrapped up a three-game series against Georgetown, taking two of three games from the Hoyas. The series was...

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Softball’s high batting  averages spark winning ways
Apr24

Softball’s high batting averages spark winning ways

As the Seton Hall softball team looks ahead to series against Georgetown and Creighton to end the season, it will turn toward its fearless leader on the mound, Reganne Camp, for support. Camp has been an absolute workhorse for the Pirates so far this season. Whether it be starting a game or closing one out, Camp has been consistently called upon by head coach Paige Smith to shut down the opposition. In being called upon so often, Camp...

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Pirates split doubleheader with Lehigh
Apr24

Pirates split doubleheader with Lehigh

The Seton Hall softball team went 1-1 in their doubleheader clash with Lehigh, extending their record to 20-22 on the season. Seton Hall took the first game 9-7 while Lehigh recovered from their first game defeat with an 6-0 victory. Lehigh started the first game well with six runs in the opening three innings, four of which came in the top of the third. Down by three to the Mountain Hawks at the bottom of the fourth, the Pirates...

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Allender, Arteaga lead Pirates to extra innings win
Apr21

Allender, Arteaga lead Pirates to extra innings win

The Seton Hall softball team defeated Providence, 5-4, in extra innings on Saturday to claim a crucial Big East series victory. Baylee Allender proved crucial yet again in the win, going 3-for-4 with a double, homerun, two runs scored and two RBIs. Allender’s homerun was her team leading seventh of the season. Allender was also able to tie the game for the Pirates in the seventh inning, forcing extra innings. Hailey Arteaga secured...

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Controversy mars losses to St John’s
Apr15

Controversy mars losses to St John’s

The Seton Hall softball team battled but ultimately came up short on Saturday against St John’s, losing both games of a doubleheader. The Johnnies took game one, 4-3, in eight innings and dropped game two, 2-0. The day was not without its fair share of controversy. Seton Hall coach Paige Smith alleges that St. John’s pitcher Angela Saric was used illegally. “I was chirping a little bit with the umpires because their number 2 [Saric]...

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Softball scores four unanswered runs for comeback win over Hofstra
Apr13

Softball scores four unanswered runs for comeback win over Hofstra

The Seton Hall softball team retaliated from a one-run deficit to defeat Hofstra on Thursday afternoon by a final score of 4-1. The Pride came into the game with a total of 60 stolen bases in their starting lineup compared to Seton Hall’s 15. The significant statistic played to Hofstra’s advantage as it enabled a run in the top of the second inning. Photo via SHU Athletics The Pride hit a triple, then followed with a sac bunt that...

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Softball’s high batting  averages spark winning ways
Apr10

Softball’s high batting averages spark winning ways

Although the Seton Hall baseball team is taking its show on the road and playing home games in Staten Island and Queens due to renovations to Owen T. Carroll Field, the temporary move allows for the softball team to step into the campus spotlight even more. As of April 10, the softball team is 16-16; it has been red hot as of late and have the pieces in place to compete in Big East play. The team struggled out of the gate, just like...

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Pirates lose in extras as Butler avoids sweep
Apr08

Pirates lose in extras as Butler avoids sweep

The Seton Hall softball team fell, 4-3, to Butler on Sunday afternoon, as the Bulldogs avoided a series sweep by the Pirates. The game finished in extra innings, and the loss puts the Pirates at 16-16 on the season. Chrisa Head took the mound for the Pirates to start the game. She escaped the first inning only allowing one run on two hits. Seton Hall responded quickly with a long roping single down the right field line from Janae...

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Softball’s Tate finding success in sophomore season
Apr03

Softball’s Tate finding success in sophomore season

“It’s all on you now.” Those five words were the only things going through Jaden Tate’s head as she stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning down 6-4 to Big East rival Villanova. With two runners on and two outs, Tate, a sophomore, showed poise beyond her years to crank a three-run blast and help the Pirates walk off with their first win in Big East play, 7-6, on March 24. Jaden Tate has risen to a new level in her...

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