Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul
Oct13

Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul

Seton Hall women’s volleyball swept DePaul University on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 7-14. Seton Hall came strong out of the gate, as DePaul struggled to find ways to defend. The Pirates started the set going up 4-0, and they did not look back from there and closed out set one 25-18. Caitlin Koska and Haylee Gasser had four kills apiece, leading the way for the team. Sarah Yenesel / Photography Editor The second set...

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Historic first weekend shows student-athletes make NCAA Tournament great
Mar21

Historic first weekend shows student-athletes make NCAA Tournament great

The NCAA Tournament is referred to as March Madness for a reason. Every year, something different happens to set it apart from the previous tournament – Cinderella stories, buzzer-beaters and players rising up to become household names are commonplace occurrences in March. However, despite the expectation of unrivaled drama, the first weekend of this year’s NCAA Tournament was a different monster. For the first time in history, a...

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With target on his back, Carrington needs to steer clear of Wolfpack press
Mar15

With target on his back, Carrington needs to steer clear of Wolfpack press

The Big East features its share of stout defensive teams, but Seton Hall Pirates has not seen a defense like the one North Carolina State will throw at them in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Led by first-year head coach Kevin Keatts, the Wolfpack employs a full-court, man-to-man ball pressure scheme with an occasional full-court press thrown in. While plenty of teams in the Big East apply man-to-man ball pressure,...

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Q&A: Preview with NC State’s ‘Technician’
Mar15

Q&A: Preview with NC State’s ‘Technician’

With Seton Hall’s NCAA Tournament game against NC State coming up Thursday, The Setonian got in touch with NC State’s student newspaper, Technician, and talked to sports editor Andrew Schnittker to get his view on the game. Here is what he had to say prior to Thursday’s matchup on NC State’s strengths, advantages and key players: How would you describe NC State’s season? NC State was picked to finish 12th in the ACC in the preseason...

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Seton Hall stumbles against Marquette
Feb07

Seton Hall stumbles against Marquette

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team lost to the visiting Marquette Golden Eagles, 88-85 at the Prudential Center on Wednesday.  The defeat drops the Pirates to 17-7 and 6-5 in the Big East, and Marquette moves to 14-10, 5-7. Desi Rodriguez led the Pirates with 21 points, and Markus Howard paced the visitors with 32. Coming into the game, the Pirates were looking to rebound from a tough loss on the road to No. 1 Villanova, which had...

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No. 1 Wildcats wear down Pirates behind hot-shooting Spellman
Feb04

No. 1 Wildcats wear down Pirates behind hot-shooting Spellman

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team held on with the No. 1 team in the nation for two thirds of the game on Sunday afternoon in the Wells Fargo Center, but lost its point guard and edge momentarily and did not recover, falling to the Villanova Wildcats by a score of 92-76. Fans decked in Pirate blue, imitating the glory day uniforms worn by the Pirates, packed the five rows behind the Seton Hall bench in an arena that saw fans dress...

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Coach’s ‘family’ bracelets bind team and bring identity
Nov08

Coach’s ‘family’ bracelets bind team and bring identity

Fielding questions from media members at Big East Media Day on Oct. 18 at Madison Square Garden, senior guard Khadeen Carrington was wearing two blue rubber bracelets on his right wrist. On either side, the bracelets read “Seton Hall Basketball” and “Family.” When asked about them, Carrington said all the players wear them. They were created and handed out to the team by associate head coach Shaheen Holloway. For Holloway, the...

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Men’s soccer falls to the Friars
Oct15

Men’s soccer falls to the Friars

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team was unable to continue their winning streak as they fell on the road to Providence, 3-1. The Pirates gave up two first half goals and were unable to recover from the Friars’ consistent pressure, lowering their overall record to 5-7-1 and conference record to 2-3. Providence came out with an aggressive playstyle in the first half that the Pirates were unable to adapt to. The hostile attack brought about...

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Ready to Go: SHU men’s golf set for Big East Championship
Apr26

Ready to Go: SHU men’s golf set for Big East Championship

Seton Hall is once again headed to the Big East Championship – this time, it’s the men’s golf team that is headed to Callawassie Island in South Carolina. Last year, the men’s squad tied with Butler for sixth place out of nine teams. When the Tournament begins on April 30, Seton Hall coach Clay White hopes to guide his team to a Big East crown. “We’re in a good spot, we’ve been playing pretty well as a team, but that doesn’t guarantee...

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Women’s basketball reflects on season, talks preparation for Big East Tournament
Mar01

Women’s basketball reflects on season, talks preparation for Big East Tournament

The women’s basketball team fell Feb. 26 to St. John’s University, giving the team a regular season record of 11-18 and 4-14 in Big East play. It is the team’s first overall losing record since the 2012-13 season and the worst so far under coach Tony Bozzella’s reign. With a young team, a rebuilding year was expected from Seton Hall. However, the way the season went may prove to be a stepping-stone to hopeful success for the Pirates,...

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Pirates upset No. 20 Creighton behind 41 points from Carrington
Feb15

Pirates upset No. 20 Creighton behind 41 points from Carrington

In what was the first game of a crucial homestand, the Seton Hall Pirates upset No. 20 Creighton by a final score of 87-81. The Pirates’ much heralded junior class stepped up in a big way, each making their mark. Pirate guard Khadeen Carrington led the charge, scoring a career-high 41 points in what was arguably the best game of his career thus far. This was not the same Creighton team that beat the Pirates by 14 on Dec. 28. The...

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Pirates struggling to share and take care of the ball
Feb01

Pirates struggling to share and take care of the ball

The last two seasons, the Seton Hall men’s basketball team has made its mark on the Big East as a force to be reckoned with, defined by the team’s overwhelming physicality and relentlessness on defense. However, as the midpoint of the Big East schedule approaches, the Pirates are struggling to recapture their mojo from the previous season and sit at just 3-5 in conference play. Leading into play against Xavier on Feb. 1, this year’s...

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