Seton Hall softball splits doubleheader with Butler
Apr29

Seton Hall softball splits doubleheader with Butler

The Seton Hall Pirates opened up their three-game series against the Butler Bulldogs with a doubleheader at home on Saturday. The Pirates lost game one 9-3 but turned it around to win the second game 10-3. Butler struck first with a two-out double by the starting pitcher Kaitlin Doud to put the Bulldogs up 1-0 at the top of the second inning. The Pirates answered back in home half of the inning with a two-run home run by Chrisa Head...

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SHU softball nearly rallies back to beat Providence College
Apr25

SHU softball nearly rallies back to beat Providence College

Seton Hall softball lost 8-7 to Providence College on Saturday. The Pirates’ record is now 20-19-1. In the top of the first inning, Sara Foster singled through the left side. Valerie Suto grounded out, but Foster made to second. Alexis Walkden singled, sending Foster to third base. Walkden stole second but was left stranded. In the bottom of the first, Providence scored two runs to lead 2-0. In the second inning, Hailey Arteaga...

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Pirates’ extra base hits have them on Big East Tourney bubble
Apr19

Pirates’ extra base hits have them on Big East Tourney bubble

Seton Hall softball has begun its 2017 campaign in fashion, and as it dives into conference play midway through the season, the Pirates currently lead the nation in doubles per game. With 73 doubles in 38 games, the Pirates’ 1.92 doubles per game have opened eyes nationally and are known as the strength of Seton Hall. Minnesota and Tennessee are the only two other teams who have put more runners on second, but the Pirates’ efficiency...

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SHU softball dons gold laces for pediatric cancer
Apr19

SHU softball dons gold laces for pediatric cancer

While Seton Hall softball was able to pick up a dramatic walk-off victory over Hofstra University on April 11 at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field, there was a much bigger cause that each team was playing for than the names on their uniforms. The game was also supporting the Go4theGoal Foundation with Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer. Both teams donned gold laces on their cleats during the game, and programs with Go4theGoal’s mission were also...

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Seton Hall shuts out Central Connecticut State in 6-0 victory
Apr18

Seton Hall shuts out Central Connecticut State in 6-0 victory

During the middle of a packed schedule filled with Big East matchups, the Seton Hall softball team traveled to New Britain, Conn. to play its first non-conference game since last week, and the recently struggling Pirates topped Central Connecticut State in a 6-0 victory on Tuesday. In a series sweep by Creighton this past weekend, the Hall was batting .200 and had scored five runs in those three games. The bats came alive on Tuesday...

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SHU softball suffers another close loss in series finale with Creighton
Apr15

SHU softball suffers another close loss in series finale with Creighton

The Seton Hall softball team (19-17-1, 5-6-0) lost a close contest by a score of 4-3 to the Creighton Bluejays (14-22, 5-6) Saturday afternoon in Omaha, Neb. After dropping both games in a Friday doubleheader, the Pirates were looking to salvage the final game of a three-game set. Seton Hall sent sophomore Chrisa Head to the mound to face the Creighton lineup. The Bluejays got off to a hot start in the bottom of the first, as they...

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Seton Hall goes winless in competitive doubleheader against Creighton
Apr15

Seton Hall goes winless in competitive doubleheader against Creighton

The Seton Hall softball team showed a valiant effort to redeem a shutout loss in the first game of the doubleheader but ultimately fell short. After losing by eight in six innings in game one, the Hall suffered a 3-2 defeat in extra innings to the Jays of Creighton in game two. Through the first three innings, the game was relatively close with Creighton only scoring one run in each inning. Junior utility Sarah Foster doubled down the...

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Prukop’s walk-off double brings SHU softball win over Hofstra
Apr12

Prukop’s walk-off double brings SHU softball win over Hofstra

Down one run and to its final out, Alyssa Prukop delivered a pinch-hit, two-run, walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Seton Hall softball team to a 4-3 victory over Hofstra on a warm, sunny Tuesday afternoon at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field. The Pirates (19-15-1) were able to secure the win after getting two consecutive baserunners on with one out in the final inning of play. Hailey Arteaga walked and Darby...

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Pitching proves key in SHU softball win over Georgetown
Apr09

Pitching proves key in SHU softball win over Georgetown

The Seton Hall softball team defeated the Georgetown Hoyas 1-0 in the rubber match of a three-game series on Sunday, April 9. The Pirates played the first two games of the series yesterday, losing game one 6-1 and winning game two 10-2.  Reganne Camp started for the Hall in game three, facing off against Anna Brooks Pacha of the Hoyas. Georgetown had an early chance to take the lead in the top of the first. Three consecutive singles...

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Softball offense erupts to bounce back in Georgetown doubleheader
Apr08

Softball offense erupts to bounce back in Georgetown doubleheader

Saturday was a tale of two stories for Seton Hall softball, who split their doubleheader with the Georgetown Hoyas. In the first game, the usually hard-hitting Pirates offense was the culprit, giving them a 6-1 loss. However, they flipped the switch in a big way in the second game, beating the Hoyas by a score of 10-2. As it has been the entire season, the Pirates offensive production was the key. It was clear that Georgetown pitcher...

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Softball falls to Rutgers
Apr05

Softball falls to Rutgers

The Seton Hall softball Pirates started off strong at the plate on Wednesday afternoon against rival Rutgers, but their bats faltered while the Scarlet Knights stayed hot and pulled away for a 13-7 victory. Senior Lauren Fischer got the start for Seton Hall and she immediately found herself in trouble, giving up three runs in the top of the first. The Pirates quickly responded with four runs in the bottom half of the inning to put...

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Hot bats have Pirate softball surging
Apr05

Hot bats have Pirate softball surging

Softball season is in full swing at the Hall, and for the Pirates, one thing has fueled them all season long: their bats. Through 30 games this season entering April 5, the Pirates have hit .303 as a team, with five players batting over .300. One of those players is Alexis Walkden, who leads the team with a .402 average and has already matched her home run total from last season with eight so far this year. “We had the Pirate...

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