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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SHU softball takes weekend series against DePaul
Apr02

SHU softball takes weekend series against DePaul

The Seton Hall softball team won against the Blue Demons of DePaul on Sunday, 7-6. This victory gave the Pirates the weekend series victory, with the two games on Saturday being split victories for the two squads. The scoring started early for the Pirates. In the top of the first inning, catcher Destini Peck hit a two-run single that scored Alexis Walkden and Sara Foster. Foster continued producing for the Pirates in the second inning...

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Seton Hall softball splits doubleheader in Chicago
Apr01

Seton Hall softball splits doubleheader in Chicago

Seton Hall’s softball team traveled to Chicago this weekend to face Big East competitor DePaul. Coming off of a three-game skid, the Hall captured the first game of a Saturday doubleheader by a score of 10-5, and fell to the Blue Demons 4-0 in the second game. In the first of the two games, the Hall took an early lead in the first inning, as a double by Sara Foster was driven in by Alexis Walkden’s single to center field. The Pirates’...

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Softball loses heartbreaker in rubber match with Villanova
Mar26

Softball loses heartbreaker in rubber match with Villanova

Seton Hall softball fell to the Villanova Wildcats, 8-7, in the rubber match of a three-game series to open Big East play. The bats began working early, especially for Villanova who started the top of the first with three runs. Nikki Alden had a two-run home run and immediately after, Natalia Segovia added a solo home run of her own to the same location. Pirates fired back in the bottom half with an Alexis Walkden home run, however,...

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Softball splits doubleheader with Villanova to open Big East play
Mar25

Softball splits doubleheader with Villanova to open Big East play

The Pirates (14-10, 1-1) kicked off Big East play on Saturday afternoon against Villanova (12-9, 1-1). After a thrilling win in the front end of the doubleheader, they were unable to complete the sweep and had to settle for a split. Villanova got off to a fast start, loading the bases against starting pitcher Lauren Fischer, but Fischer was able to work out of the bases-loaded jam with back-to-back strikeouts. Despite her first-inning...

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SHU softball thriving on veteran-rookie dynamic
Mar22

SHU softball thriving on veteran-rookie dynamic

The Seton Hall softball team swept the Inaugural Pirate Invitational over the past weekend, winning all four contests it played in, and winning three by way of the mercy rule. The Pirates seemed confident, relaxed and poised after fighting off cold weather conditions to take down its opponents. The team returns several starters from last season, and has also added in a few key freshmen newcomers. The upperclassmen core, however, has...

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SHU softball freshman shining in young season
Mar22

SHU softball freshman shining in young season

For most freshman athletes, expectations are usually low. However, Seton Hall catcher Darby Pandolfo has not been just any freshman thus far, as she has been raising the bar with her veteran-like numbers. The Massapequa, N.Y. native began her collegiate career with a bang through the team’s first three games this season. Pandolfo went 8-12 with four doubles, a triple, a home run and seven RBIs, leading the Pirates to three straight...

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Strunk shuts down Hartford in 8-0 victory
Mar19

Strunk shuts down Hartford in 8-0 victory

Pitcher Madison Strunk allowed just two hits on Sunday afternoon as the Pirates shut out Hartford 8-0 at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. The Pirates had the bats going in this one, however, they got on the board using their base running in the second inning. With runners on first and third, the Pirates executed a picture perfect double steal that brought Valerie Suto home from third to put the Pirates up 1-0. It was in the third inning when...

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