Alumnus turns SHU into a family affair
Feb06

Alumnus turns SHU into a family affair

In 1986, Seton Hall pitcher Doug Cinnella was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles. He was six credits short of graduation at the time he was drafted, but in the offseason of 1990, he came back to SHU to complete his communications degree. Photo courtesy of Natalie Cinnella Cinnella spent his entire professional baseball career in the minors playing two seasons with the Orioles, two with the Montreal Expos, and four with the New York...

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Healy ready to take first steps into coaching career
Feb06

Healy ready to take first steps into coaching career

Seton Hall senior guard Kaity Healy was recently selected to the “So You Want To Be A Coach” program. The program, in its 17th year, is run by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. The WBCA works in partnership with WeCOACH to choose student-athletes to participate in the program based on academics as well as contributions to women’s basketball both on and off the court. “I was ecstatic. This is the first step of actually...

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Samuels leading the way for surprise Pirates
Jan31

Samuels leading the way for surprise Pirates

Underdogs are often built upon the collective overachievement of their players, but in certain cases, an individual player making the jump to the next level is all it takes to defy a team’s expectations. For Shadeen Samuels, her Big East averages of 20.7 points and 9.9 rebounds per game go a long way in putting her in that selective group of individuals. At the beginning of the season, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team was...

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Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream
Jan23

Criminal justice alumna pursues paralegal dream

Alyza Roman (’18) is making her mark as a paralegal at the New York District Attorney’s Office. Photo courtesy of Alyza Roman When Roman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in psychology, she said that the career path following college wasn’t always clear to her. “I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do after I graduated career-wise, but I narrowed down my focus and spent about a month applying to...

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Senior Column: The Setonian started my journalism career
Dec05

Senior Column: The Setonian started my journalism career

I have always loved writing, which is why it comes as no surprise that I decided to major in journalism. Part of the reason I wanted to come to Seton Hall University — besides it being my dream school and feeling like home — is that I wanted to write for The Setonian. Back then, I never would have expected that I would make so many friends through the paper and be elected Editor-in-Chief. I have learned a great deal through my time on...

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Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career
Nov28

Thelen reflects on her Seton Hall career

Volleyball senior Abby Thelen was named to the All-Big East First Team for the second consecutive year last week. While the honor shows what Thelen has meant to Seton Hall, it is only a small part of her impact on the program. Thelen is one of only six players in Seton Hall history with over 1,300 career kills, while also ranking fifth in school history in attacks with more than 3,500. On the defensive end, she made her impact by...

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Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on
Nov07

Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on

Top prospects, clutch performers, high-flying dunkers and record-setting nights rightfully dominate the college basketball media’s attention. The viewing public has shown time and again that it can never get enough of the game’s brightest stars, and their incredible feats certainly deserve the recognition. The supporting cast, however, including walk-on players, is what truly helps teams succeed. There is usually a player or two on...

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Stainton resigns to pursue other opportunities
Oct29

Stainton resigns to pursue other opportunities

Seton Hall women’s soccer coach Rick Stainton is leaving Seton Hall, Vice President and Director of Athletics Patrick Lyons said on Monday morning. Stainton’s departure comes after seven years with the program. Following his time as an assistant coach in 2011 and 2012, Stainton was named head coach in 2013. The season between ending his assistant coach career and beginning his head coach career at Seton Hall was spent as head coach at...

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Former Seton Hall basketball champion finds calling in social work
Oct18

Former Seton Hall basketball champion finds calling in social work

When arriving at the Team Walker Learning Center in Jersey City, N.J., you are greeted by a large, blue and white sign. Inside, the tiles, chairs and tables all follow the same color pattern. This is Jerry Walker’s dream. The former Seton Hall men’s basketball standout founded Team Walker in 1996 in order to give back to underprivileged children in his home community. The non-profit, which Walker started with his brother Jasper,...

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Former walk-on now wears the coveted pink shirt
Oct04

Former walk-on now wears the coveted pink shirt

The path to becoming a routine starter for volleyball has been anything but clear for Miranda Higginbotham. One of Seton Hall volleyball’s unsung heroes, the fiery competitor has seen her game blossom from being a walk-on in her freshman year to a crucial role as a starting libero and defensive specialist. Not even expecting to play her freshman year as a recruited walk-on, Higginbotham earned playing time as a defensive specialist....

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Yeom setting records as he seeks professional career
Oct04

Yeom setting records as he seeks professional career

For most collegiate athletes, being named to your sport’s All-Conference Team represents one of the highest accolades one can obtain during a four-year career. It would be easy, then, for an athlete to rest on his or her laurels having reached that peak their junior year. Men’s golfer Chris Yeom, however, was just getting started. The senior from Flushing, N.Y., who was an all-Big East first team member last year, has taken his...

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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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