Pirates get swept in double header with Creighton
Apr22

Pirates get swept in double header with Creighton

South Orange, NJ – The beautiful weather on Saturday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field did not translate into attractive play for the Seton Hall softball team, as the Pirates were swept in a double header by the Creighton Bluejays, 2-1 in the first game, and 12-4 in the second. The first game featured Reganne Camp on the mound for the Pirates, with the sophomore going the distance for her team. Several times Camp pitched herself...

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Resilient Pirates fall short in epic match in Omaha
Jan28

Resilient Pirates fall short in epic match in Omaha

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team lost in overtime on Sunday afternoon against the Creighton Bluejays, 81-64, at D.J. Sokol Arena in Omaha, Neb. Down by as many as 20 points, Seton Hall rallied from behind to not only make it a game but give themselves a chance to win in the dramatic final moments. A last-second jumper by Inja Butina did not find the bottom of the net, however, and Creighton pulled away in the extra period. The...

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Desi Rodriguez tweet seems to refute Kevin Willard’s benching explanation
Jan18

Desi Rodriguez tweet seems to refute Kevin Willard’s benching explanation

The Seton Hall Pirates did not have a chance to talk to the media following a disappointing performance that saw them fall to the Creighton Bluejays 80-63 on Wednesday night. Instead, some players went to social media to make their thoughts known, including Desi Rodriguez, who was benched for all but six minutes of play against the Bluejays. Coach Kevin Willard’s only post-game availability came on AM 970’s “The Answer” as...

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Rodriguez benched as sluggish performance produces second straight road loss
Jan17

Rodriguez benched as sluggish performance produces second straight road loss

The No. 19 Seton Hall men’s basketball team dropped their second game in three contests by an 80-63 score against the Creighton Bluejays in Omaha, Neb., a game in which leading scorer Desi Rodriguez was benched and played just six minutes. Following the game, coach Kevin Willard told Gary Cohen and Dave Popkin on AM 970 “The Answer” that Rodriguez “had this look in his face he didn’t want to be out...

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Pirates offense freezes against visiting Bluejays
Jan02

Pirates offense freezes against visiting Bluejays

The Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team fell to the Creighton Bluejays on Tuesday night in Walsh Gymnasium, 68-51, in what was the Pirates first game of 2018. The Pirates entered the game looking for their first conference win after dropping back-to-back road games to DePaul and Marquette, while Creighton was hoping to remain perfect in Big East play. Seton Hall got off to a 9-4 lead early in the first quarter, but had trouble taking...

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SHU softball suffers another close loss in series finale with Creighton
Apr15

SHU softball suffers another close loss in series finale with Creighton

The Seton Hall softball team (19-17-1, 5-6-0) lost a close contest by a score of 4-3 to the Creighton Bluejays (14-22, 5-6) Saturday afternoon in Omaha, Neb. After dropping both games in a Friday doubleheader, the Pirates were looking to salvage the final game of a three-game set. Seton Hall sent sophomore Chrisa Head to the mound to face the Creighton lineup. The Bluejays got off to a hot start in the bottom of the first, as they...

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Pirate volleyball ends season in Big East Tournament loss
Nov25

Pirate volleyball ends season in Big East Tournament loss

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team (16-15, 10-8) took on the Creighton Bluejays (24-6, 18-0) in the Big East Semifinals on Friday afternoon. The Bluejays defeated the Pirates (25-16, 25-19, 25-22) in straight sets. The Pirates battled their way into the tournament following back-to-back Big East wins to close out the regular season. Creighton is seeking its third straight Big East title after going undefeated in conference play....

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Around the Big East: Seniors leading Creighton Volleyball
Sep30

Around the Big East: Seniors leading Creighton Volleyball

  As the calendar turns to October this week, it is once again time for the fall sports to begin conference play. On the volleyball court, the Creighton Bluejays are looking to run away with the Big East. A week into the conference season, is anyone surprised to see Creighton sitting toward the top of the standings? No. The Bluejays, who were unani- mously picked to win the confer- ence in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll for the second...

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Men’s soccer drops close game to nations top-ranked team
Sep26

Men’s soccer drops close game to nations top-ranked team

  The Pirates had a taste of glory, but saw it wash away in the closing minutes against Creighton on Saturday. Seton Hall put up a good fight against the No. 1 team in the country, but saw its 2-1 lead fall apart with just over 10 minutes left to go in the game. In the end, the Pirates lost their first Big East contest by a final score of 4-2. The Pirates opened Big East play in the toughest way possible, facing off against the only...

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