Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action
Apr07

Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action

The Seton Hall softball team featured in a doubleheader on Friday at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field, playing host to the visiting Providence Friars. Seton Hall dropped the first game, 8-6, but came back with a four-run seventh inning to win the second, 7-6. Both contests were decided in the seventh inning, as the unseasonable weather could not stop the offenses. In the first game, though, Seton Hall’s bats were cold for most of the way, as...

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Softball’s Janae Barracato an unstoppable freshman force
Apr04

Softball’s Janae Barracato an unstoppable freshman force

Janae Barracato may just be a freshman, but she carries herself with the unwavering demeanor of a senior. No situation has slowed down the infielder-turned-center-fielder from Hempstead, N.Y., whether it be a new position, long-distance travel or the heightened level of pitching in the Big East. In just the first 30 days of her inaugural collegiate season, Barracato traveled to San Antonio and Huntsville, Texas, Greensboro, N.C., in...

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Camp pitches gem as softball downs Butler on the road
Apr01

Camp pitches gem as softball downs Butler on the road

The Seton Hall softball team needed a spark on Saturday, having dropped its last five conference games and facing a series sweep on the road against Butler. Reganne Camp provided that spark, tossing a complete-game shutout for the 1-0 win over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. It was the eighth career complete game and second career shutout for Camp, who remarkably did not register a strikeout, despite navigating the seven innings,...

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Home runs help Pirates out of early-season skid
Mar27

Home runs help Pirates out of early-season skid

The Seton Hall softball team took down Fairfield, 9-7, on Tuesday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. After losing four straight games and 12 of its last 14 overall, Seton Hall was able to slug its way to a much-needed victory, as the Pirates hit four balls into Ivy Hill Park. In the process, Seton Hall secured its first home victory of the season. With the score tied at 7-7 in the bottom of the sixth, Alexis Walkden – who had...

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Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul
Mar25

Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul

The Seton Hall softball team’s slow start resulted in a 12-3 mercy-rule loss to DePaul on Sunday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. The loss gives the Blue Demons the series sweep, as the Pirates fall to 0-3 in conference play. After a scoreless first inning for both sides, Angela Scalzitti of the Blue Demons gave the visitors an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. The DePaul centerfielder reached first on an error and crossed...

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Pirates fall in first two Big East games despite Barracato’s two home runs
Mar24

Pirates fall in first two Big East games despite Barracato’s two home runs

South Orange, N.J. – The Seton Hall softball team dropped the first two games of its Big East-opening series against DePaul on Saturday, 3-2 and 6-1, at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. Reganne Camp got the ball for the Pirates in the first matchup, pitching all seven innings while giving up two earned runs and striking out four. The sophomore held the Blue Devils to just five hits on the afternoon, while stranding eight runners on base....

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Pirates fall to Blue Devils in wintery home opener
Mar20

Pirates fall to Blue Devils in wintery home opener

The Seton Hall softball team dropped its non-conference home opener by a score of 6-1, against Central Connecticut State on Tuesday afternoon. Madison Strunk got the start for the Pirates in the circle on a frigid March day. The junior went the distance giving her team seven innings, while striking out three in the process. The Hall fell behind early after the Blue Devils struck first on a Gianna Hathaway RBI-double in the top half of...

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Pirates win in extra innings going away
Mar19

Pirates win in extra innings going away

In an effort fueled by offense, the Seton Hall softball team was able to overcome a Holy Cross comeback to win, 7-4, in the team’s final game in the Fordham Tournament in the Bronx, N.Y. Offense was suppressed on both sides until the third inning, when Holy Cross senior Gabby Muniz scored on a Jackie Brewster single off of Pirates starter Madison Strunk. Strunk, who pitched the whole game for the Pirates, provided a solid effort for...

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Struggles on the mound continue for slumping softball
Mar18

Struggles on the mound continue for slumping softball

The Seton Hall softball team continued its play in the Fordham Tournament on Saturday, falling to hosts Fordham, 9-2, and then Detroit Mercy, 9-6. The two-loss Saturday follows a 10-8 loss on Friday to UMass-Lowell, with struggles on the mound Saturday a carryover from Friday. After falling behind early in the first game, the Pirates were able to take a 2-1 lead against Fordham, thanks to a pair of RBI’s from Baylee Allender and...

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Barracato and Camp lead Pirates to Saturday doubleheader split
Mar11

Barracato and Camp lead Pirates to Saturday doubleheader split

The Seton Hall softball team split its two games on Saturday in the Under Armour Showcase in Clearwater, Fla., falling to the Northern Kentucky Norse, 11-7, before salvaging the day with an extra innings, 4-3 win against Lehigh. The afternoon result ends the Pirates four-game skid, as their record moves to 12-11. Despite the fact that the Pirates scored their most runs in nine games against the Norse of Northern Kentucky, it was a...

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Pirates suffer two-loss Friday as losing streak extends to three
Mar10

Pirates suffer two-loss Friday as losing streak extends to three

The Seton Hall softball team lost in both games on Friday to start the five-game Under Armour Showcase, falling first to the South Dakota State Jackrabbits 6-1, and then to the Loyola University of Chicago Ramblers, 12-0, in Clearwater, Fla. Madison Strunk entered the first game with a 3-2 record, looking to make amends for a loss on March 7, in which the Pirates were victims of the mercy rule against South Florida. However, things...

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Strunk’s pitching helps Pirates sneak past Buffalo
Mar05

Strunk’s pitching helps Pirates sneak past Buffalo

On the back of starting pitcher Madison Strunk, the Seton Hall softball team came away with a victory on Sunday, 2-0, against the Buffalo Bulls in Madeira Beach, Fla. After pitching three scoreless innings in the Pirates 4-3 win over Central Arkansas the night before, Strunk was not fazed by the tight, low-scoring affair, as she turned in seven shutout innings. Seton Hall’s offense started quickly, as the Pirates got a run across in...

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