Pirates take big step in Big East play with second straight victory

Intensity was the name of the game for Seton Hall on Wednesday night, as the Pirates outran, outhustle and outshot the Georgetown Hoyas en route to a 90-75 victory on Wednesday night.Seton Hall’s 90 points scored were the second most by the team this season in Big East play, second only to the 93 points scored in a loss to DePaul on Jan. 19. The Pirates came out of the gate arguably faster than at any other point this season. Led by...

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Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie
Feb06

Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie

During the frigid temperatures of December and early January, the Seton Hall men’s golf team was faced with the difficult task of finding where to play 18 holes under comfortable conditions. While sophomore Andres Acevedo and freshman Deven Ramachandran relished the opportunities of playing in Texas and the warm Bay Area breezes, other golfers decided to use the extended break to play as a group. Senior Gen Nagai, who won the...

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Powell’s career night puts Seton Hall back in the win column
Nov23

Powell’s career night puts Seton Hall back in the win column

It was the Myles Powell show on Thursday night, as Seton Hall’s star put up a career-high 40 points in the Pirates’ 82-75 win over Grand Canyon in the opening game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament. Much of the speculation surrounding this year’s team ended with the answer that Powell would become the focal point of the Pirates’ offense. The Trenton, N.J. native did more than answer the call on the night, hitting jump shot after jump...

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Men’s soccer drops heartbreaker on Senior Day
Oct28

Men’s soccer drops heartbreaker on Senior Day

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team fell in overtime to Xavier, 2-1, in the team’s last home game of the season on Saturday night. The loss eliminates the Pirates from Big East Tournament contention, as their record drops to 6-6-2 overall, 2-5-1 in-conference. Each team began the game slowly, as neither could maintain possession in the first 10 minutes. Eventually, the Pirates took control of the ball but were unable to break past...

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Marketing majors put their practice to work
Oct24

Marketing majors put their practice to work

Marketing majors at Seton Hall have been putting their practice to work at an early-start in their classes. Kristina Volta, a senior marketing and finance major, said she became interested in marketing after watching a video that dove into the psychology behind people’s purchases in her high school economics class. “I wanted to understand the psychological and creative ways people are convinced into thinking they need to buy something...

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Gonzalez Tate rides into the tri-colored sunset
Oct04

Gonzalez Tate rides into the tri-colored sunset

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – There is a midfielder in white and blue that bleeds green and red, with a dragon tattoo flying up her arm and a ball running off her feet. Her name is Eva Gonzalez Tate, one of three captains for the Seton Hall women’s soccer team, and one of two that will wave goodbye at the end of the month. Gonzalez Tate will graduate in May, but because of her involvement in the U-20 World Cup with Mexico during the fall of...

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Pirates taken to overtime by UMass Lowell
Sep14

Pirates taken to overtime by UMass Lowell

In a game dominated by physical contact, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team drew, 1-1, in overtime against the University of Massachusetts Lowell on Thursday night. From the jump, both teams looked to push the pace. Pirates midfielder Emma Ramsay executed a skill move to put a shot on target within the first five minutes, although it was saved by the opposing keeper. The Pirates had two more shots on goal within the next few...

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X-factor Powell looking to break out of slump in second NCAA Tournament
Mar15

X-factor Powell looking to break out of slump in second NCAA Tournament

For the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, this NCAA Tournament is centered around its four seniors. With so much pressure on the 2014 recruiting class to succeed in its final chance on the biggest stage, it can be easy to forget how important sophomore guard Myles Powell is to the Pirates.’ Averaging 15.6 points per game, Powell has become the Pirates’ second leading scorer behind Desi Rodriguez. To no surprise, he has also become the...

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Pirates cold shooting and lack of rebounding leads to loss on the road
Feb09

Pirates cold shooting and lack of rebounding leads to loss on the road

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell, 71-52, to the Georgetown Hoyas on Friday afternoon in its first of three road games. The loss is a sour note for the team, who managed to go 4-1 over its last five games entering Friday, including come-from-behind wins against Xavier on Feb. 2 and Butler on Feb. 4. The loss today drops the Pirates conference record to 7-7, with their fifth-place position still intact. Dionna White proved to...

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Pirates prevail as tables turn in final minutes
Feb02

Pirates prevail as tables turn in final minutes

In a game of contrasting styles where the Pirates trailed late, the hardy Seton Hall women’s basketball team overcame Xavier on Friday night by a final score of 58-53. With momentum swinging throughout the evening, a boiling-over of emotions under the basket with 3:19 to play proved to be the act that swung the pendulum in the Pirates favor. Down 50-47, Inja Butina was fouled on a drive to the basket by Xavier’s A’riana Gray, who...

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Rebounding record cements Delgado in Big East lore
Jan31

Rebounding record cements Delgado in Big East lore

In 1987, Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard got his first glimpse at what a dominant rebounder looked like. As a ball boy for the 1987 Syracuse team that made it to the Final Four while his father was an assistant coach, Willard had a courtside seat to witness center Derrick Coleman pull down rebounds at a historic pace in his sophomore year. As the years passed, Coleman got better on the glass and finished his Big East career with...

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Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges
Dec06

Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges

The Seton Hall swimming and diving teams will have a holiday hiatus in December before returning to the pool for the second half of their season in the spring. It is a break from competition for the men’s and women’s teams, but the training will not stop. Each team has been able to move past their historic finishes in March’s Big East Championships to become a hungrier, more determined team. The process has not been easy, but it is...

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