Pirates sweep LIU Brooklyn in convincing fashion
Feb12

Pirates sweep LIU Brooklyn in convincing fashion

On Feb. 10, the Seton Hall women’s tennis team came out victorious with a 7-0 sweep at LIU Brooklyn. They win completes a weekend sweep after beating Drexel the day before, and improves the team’s record to 4-1 on the season. Seton Hall swept the doubles bracket, as all three teams won their respective matches. Anicka Fajnorova and Regina Pitts played a close and tight match and were still able to squeeze out a 7-6 (3) victory against...

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Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend
Feb06

Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend

The use of the three-point shot has become more common in Division I men’s basketball in recent years. The top 20 teams in the country with the most three-pointers attempted has gradually risen from 18,037 to 19,205 in only three seasons. The NCAA first recognized the three-point arc in the 1986-87 season and there has been an average of 21.9 attempts from downtown in 2018. On Jan. 27, the Seton Hall’s men’s basketball team fell,...

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Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul
Jan21

Pirates secure crucial, road ranked victory over DePaul

On Sunday afternoon, the women’s basketball team defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since 2016, as Seton Hall defeated DePaul, 84-73. The victory improves the Pirates to 12-6 and 4-3 in conference play.  Shadeen Samuels led the team with 18 points, while Inja Butina, Desiree Elmore, and Nicole Jimenez each added 15 points. The first quarter belonged to DePaul, as they led for a majority of the time. The Pirates only...

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Swimming and diving victorious in showdown with Monmouth
Jan19

Swimming and diving victorious in showdown with Monmouth

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each came home with a victory at Monmouth on Jan. 17. The two scores were similar, as the men’s team won, 147-87, and the women’s team won, 146-93. In the women’s 200-yard medley, Theresa Hutton finished with the best individual time of 27.90. She also won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 55.35. The women’s team came in second place in the team standings, though,...

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Widespread contributions leading to early season success
Nov28

Widespread contributions leading to early season success

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team improved to 6-1 this season following their win over UMass Lowell on Nov. 27, reaching the 90-point threshold for the fourth time this season. The Pirates have averaged 86.1 points per game, a drastic improvement from the 66.3 points per game in 2017-18. The scoring outbursts from the Pirates have been backed by a 47 percent shooting percentage, including a 35 percent clip from three-point range....

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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Pirates battle in hard-fought affair with Butler
Oct28

Pirates battle in hard-fought affair with Butler

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team extended its losing streak to three games on Saturday night, falling to Butler University, 3-1. The game continued Seton Hall’s struggles on the road as the team drops to 1-9 away from Walsh Gymnasium. The match got off to a good start for the Pirates. After leading 12-10, they went on a crucial 7-2 run to lead 19-12. Butler climbed back to make the game 21-17, but the Pirates would eventually...

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Pirates start season off strong against Rider
Oct09

Pirates start season off strong against Rider

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their seasons in stellar fashion this past Saturday against Rider University. The women’s team came out on top at its meet, defeating Rider by a final score of 170-126. Six different Pirates took home individual honors as the team won its sixth season-opener in the last seven years and stretched its winning streak against Rider to seven straight meets. The women’s...

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Pirates dominate at weekend tournament
Sep25

Pirates dominate at weekend tournament

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams each came out victorious at last weekend’s Cappy Anderson Invitational in Princess Anne, Md. Both squads showed dominance in their fields, headed by Jesse Southard on the men’s side, who blazed through the 8K run with a time of 26:36.30. Emma Newgarden was the star for the women’s team, as her first place finish led the way for a Pirates squad that saw six top-10 finishers. Sisters...

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SHU graduate students take on high level internships
Sep19

SHU graduate students take on high level internships

Graduate students in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations’ Master’s program are taking on high-level internships and preparing for their futures ahead of them. Erick Agbleke, a second-year graduate student in the program, was an intern in the state department for the U.S. Embassy in Lome, Togo in West Africa. He said the goal of the office is to push economic development and sustainability as well as to improve things...

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McCarthy pitches seven, Pirates score 10, in road win
Mar17

McCarthy pitches seven, Pirates score 10, in road win

The Seton Hall baseball team racked up a road win on Friday night, defeating the Oklahoma State Cowboys, 10-7, in Stillwater, Okla. In a day in which consistency of offense prevailed, Seton Hall’s Christian del Castillo was the catalyst of that offense with three RBI’s, including a first career-collegiate home run. Shane McCarthy got the start for the Hall and tossed seven innings, keeping the Cowboys off the board for six, before...

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The Setonian- Volume 94 Issue – 8 10/26/17
Mar13
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