Women’s tennis ends fall season with success
Oct24

Women’s tennis ends fall season with success

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team wrapped up its fall season this past weekend at the Harvard Fall Scramble. The three-day weekend tournament featured competitors Fordham University, the University of Rhode Island, host Harvard University and Seton Hall. The format allowed for each team to have one day of play against each other. The first day opened with doubles competition in “Match A”, which saw Seton Hall facing off against Rhode...

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Women’s tennis suffers loss to Xavier in Big East quarterfinal
Apr27

Women’s tennis suffers loss to Xavier in Big East quarterfinal

After a 2-1 end to the regular season, the Seton Hall women’s tennis team traveled south to Cayce, S.C. for the Big East Tournament, knowing its quarterfinal opponent: the No. 4 seed Xavier Musketeers. On Friday afternoon, in a contest that’s final score was more lopsided than the back-and-forth matches that made it up, Seton Hall was defeated, 4-1, at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center. In her final Big East competition,...

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‘Ten’ out of ten: Women’s tennis finishes regular season with dominant win
Apr22

‘Ten’ out of ten: Women’s tennis finishes regular season with dominant win

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team finished its regular season on Saturday in dominant fashion, winning 6-1 over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. The win gives Seton Hall a final record of 7-10, as the Pirates displayed an ability to respond after a 4-3 loss to Xavier on Friday. The doubles portion of the match was a sweep for the Pirates, with the Hall taking two games to win, while the other doubles match ended without a result. Both...

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Women’s tennis drops tight match to LIU Brooklyn in McGlynn’s return
Mar25

Women’s tennis drops tight match to LIU Brooklyn in McGlynn’s return

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team fell to LIU Brooklyn on Saturday, 4-3, at CenterCourt Sports in Florham Park, N.J. The loss drops the Pirates to 3-7 this season, while the visiting Blackbirds improve to 9-3. Anicka Fajnarova, Melody Taal, and Michal Matson shined for Seton Hall, helping the Pirates split the singles portion of the match in head coach Kevin McGlynn’s first competitive fixture since signing on for his second stint...

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Pirates defeated in crosstown rivalry in agonizing tiebreaks
Feb18

Pirates defeated in crosstown rivalry in agonizing tiebreaks

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team took a short drive to Newark, N.J. on Friday to face off against NJIT in what was a nail-biting, 4-3 defeat. The loss continued the Pirates skid, as their losing streak extended to three matches with the result, dropping their record to 1-4 in the process. The match opened with doubles competition, as Seton Hall took two of the three matches to earn the crucial doubles point. Luize Strike and Anicka...

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Pirates put in all-around performance in Harvard Scramble
Oct16

Pirates put in all-around performance in Harvard Scramble

The Seton Hall tennis team registered both singles and doubles wins against all three opponents they lined up against this past weekend at the Harvard Fall Scramble in Cambridge, Mass. The Hall faced Middlebury on Friday, followed by hosts Harvard on Saturday and Rhode Island on Sunday. Luize Strike represented the Pirates in their first singles match on Friday and captured a 6-1, 6-3 victory. Melody Taal suffered a loss in the next...

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Women’s tennis struggle in singles at Navy Blue & Gold Invitational
Oct09

Women’s tennis struggle in singles at Navy Blue & Gold Invitational

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team traveled to Annapolis, Md. this past weekend to take part in the Navy Blue & Gold Invitational, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy. The tournament featured a bevy of teams, with the Big Ten, A10, AAC, American East and Colonial Athletic Conference among the many leagues that were represented. Seton Hall was the lone participant from the Big East. The tournament began on Friday, with the...

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Three Pirates win their bracket in Army Invitational
Sep25

Three Pirates win their bracket in Army Invitational

Anicka Fajnorova, Kaite Kim and Melody Taal each won a singles title for the women’s tennis team at the Army Invitational on Sunday. After defeating Army’s Melanie Allen 6-2, 7-5 in the semifinal, Fajnorova won the A-singles title after a Syracuse player withdrew due to injury. In the D-singles bracket, Kim moved easily into the finals, defeating Lehigh’s Catie Meighan 6-1, 6-3, and won the division with a 4-6, 6-4, 12-10 victory over...

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SHU tennis defeats LIU Brooklyn in close contest
Mar25

SHU tennis defeats LIU Brooklyn in close contest

The Seton Hall tennis team defeated LIU Brooklyn on the road Friday afternoon in a close contest by a score of 4-3. The Pirates (5-5, 1-0) came into the match with momentum after a commanding 7-0 sweep against Villanova last Friday to start the spring season. LIU Brooklyn (5-3, 1-0) came into the match with victories over Oral Roberts and Bucknell in Orlando behind strong performances by sophomore, Anna Grigoryan, who was named...

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SHU tennis falls to NJIT despite comeback effort
Feb18

SHU tennis falls to NJIT despite comeback effort

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team suffered a 4-3 defeat to NJIT Friday night, after scoring three straight points in what appeared to be the start of a Pirate comeback. Freshmen Krista Cerpina and Anniek Jansen started the day for the pirates with an impressive early 7-5 doubles victory in the No. 3 flight. However, NJIT managed to bounce back and went on to win the remaining two doubles matchups to take a 1-0 lead in the...

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