Seton Hall defeats Villanova in crucial conference match
Oct12

Seton Hall defeats Villanova in crucial conference match

The Seton Hall volleyball team defeated Villanova on Wednesday night in a gritty four-set match that allowed them to jump up in the standings and get back over .500. The match started off in Villanova’s favor as the Wildcats jumped out to an early 9-3 lead in set one. The Pirates stormed back, however, to tie the set at 16, and from there, the teams went back and forth until both sides settled at 22. With the set hanging in the...

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Pirates down but never out in three set win over Xavier
Oct07

Pirates down but never out in three set win over Xavier

The Seton Hall volleyball team continued its winning ways Friday night, downing Big East rival Xavier three sets to none, on the road, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Despite the convincing final score-line, it did not always seem that the Pirates would continue their recent winning ways. They had to claw their way back from an early deficit, as they trailed early in the first set, 11-6. The Pirates would mount that necessary comeback against...

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Hall Volleyball Dominates Hoyas in Four Sets
Oct05

Hall Volleyball Dominates Hoyas in Four Sets

The Seton Hall volleyball team moved above .500 in Big East play for the first time this season, defeating the Georgetown Hoyas three sets to one on Wednesday night in Walsh Gymnasium. The Pirates entered the match coming off a momentous win over Providence on Saturday that marked head coach Allison Yaeger’s 100th victory at the head of the Pirates program. In the first set on Wednesday, Seton Hall came out with the positive energy...

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SHU volleyball struggling in the heart of Big East Play
Oct04

SHU volleyball struggling in the heart of Big East Play

Seton Hall’s volleyball team is heading into the heart of Big East play, as every game becomes more important with the Pirates’ eyes set on another Big East tournament appearance. However, if the team wants to experience a second consecutive postseason, it needs to keep up with other conference teams statistically. The Pirates are near the bottom of the Big East in hitting percentage, assists, blocks and digs, and are last in kills...

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Yaeger earns 100th win in volleyball’s dominant bounce back performance
Sep30

Yaeger earns 100th win in volleyball’s dominant bounce back performance

South Orange, N.J. – After being defeated by the nation’s 14th best team in Creighton on Friday night, the Seton Hall volleyball team retaliated to defeat the Providence Friars on Saturday evening, winning in straight sets by a score of 25-22, 25-23, 25-14. The first set featured both teams trading kills, as the length of a very skilled Providence team was on display. The Friars were in firm control of the first set as they had a...

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Pirates fall in seesaw affair with ranked Creighton
Sep29

Pirates fall in seesaw affair with ranked Creighton

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team could not overcome No. 14 ranked Creighton University on Friday night as they dropped to 1-2 in Big East plays. Despite the 3-0 final score, the Pirates battled impressively in the high profile matchup. Set one was a back-and-forth contest for the ages. Creighton jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, but Seton Hall soon battled back to tie the set at five. Following that, the Pirates took control on a...

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Pirates end losing streak with sweep of DePaul
Sep24

Pirates end losing streak with sweep of DePaul

The Seton Hall volleyball team ended their six-game skid with a dominant win against the DePaul Blue Demons in their second game of Big East play. The win follows up their three-set loss to Marquette on Friday, in what was their Big East curtain-raiser – meaning that after two games of conference play, the Pirates are yet to reach a fourth set. All three sets were very close but the Hall was able to claim victory every time. The first...

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Volleyball losing skid continues
Sep23

Volleyball losing skid continues

The Seton Hall Pirates lost in straight sets to the Marquette Golden Eagles on Friday night at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee, Wis. The match was the first Big East contest for Seton Hall, and one that ultimately extended their losing streak to six games as the Pirates have hit a rough patch after what was a 6-2 start to the season. Marquette jumped out to an early 6-2 lead in the first set, quickly gaining control over the...

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Volleyball in bad straits after two-loss Saturday
Sep17

Volleyball in bad straits after two-loss Saturday

The Seton Hall volleyball team have now lost five straight after being unable to take either game in their Saturday doubleheader, falling to both Virginia Commonwealth and Bowling Green by three sets to two, although in very different circumstances. Seton Hall dropped their first two sets against VCU. The poor start made for a streak of 11 sets in a row that the Pirates had dropped over the past three matches. The Hall seemed as...

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Volleyball drops match to Northwestern in three sets
Sep16

Volleyball drops match to Northwestern in three sets

The Seton Hall volleyball team played Northwestern in the first game of the VCU invitational on Friday, losing in three sets to a Wildcats team that was too much to overcome.  Northwestern took the first set 25-21, despite Seton Hall having a 15-12 lead toward the latter part of the set. It was in that moment, down three, where the Wildcats rattled off a 5-0 run to take a 17-15 lead. The Hall didn’t let it get out of hand though,...

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Accountability, maturity key as volleyball seeks NCAA berth
Sep13

Accountability, maturity key as volleyball seeks NCAA berth

On the afternoon of Sept. 5, classes were in full swing, students were strolling the Green and the volleyball team was working tirelessly before it hit the road for a game at Princeton the next day. In the final minutes of an afternoon practice in Walsh Gymnasium, the team finished the day with a first-to-15 scrimmage. Despite this set being part of a practice, the girls still played with the same relentlessness that resembled the...

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Seton Hall volleyball overcome in straight sets by Hofstra
Sep13

Seton Hall volleyball overcome in straight sets by Hofstra

The Seton Hall volleyball team fell to 6-4 on the year after losing to the Hofstra Lions in straight sets at home on Tuesday night. The first set of Tuesday’s match played out evenly between the two teams. Seton Hall held the lead at one point, 16-14, and in total, the Pirates and Lions were tied on nine points throughout the set. Hofstra would break the pattern of deadlocks though, taking the lead with the set at 20-all and never...

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