Inspired Powell and defense push Pirates to crucial result
Feb10

Inspired Powell and defense push Pirates to crucial result

NEWARK – The Seton Hall men’s basketball team won a seesaw contest inside a stirring Prudential Center on Saturday night, 63-58. Two teams that will meet again on Feb. 17 in Omaha played a game of low-percentage shooting, not the modus operandi for a Creighton side that entered tonight with two players – Marcus Zegarowski and Mitch Ballock – who possessed better than 45 percent three-point field goal percentages. Zegarowski, however,...

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Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend
Feb06

Pirates not following upwards three-pointer trend

The use of the three-point shot has become more common in Division I men’s basketball in recent years. The top 20 teams in the country with the most three-pointers attempted has gradually risen from 18,037 to 19,205 in only three seasons. The NCAA first recognized the three-point arc in the 1986-87 season and there has been an average of 21.9 attempts from downtown in 2018. On Jan. 27, the Seton Hall’s men’s basketball team fell,...

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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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Thelen, Koska shine as Pirates fall to Creighton
Nov04

Thelen, Koska shine as Pirates fall to Creighton

Despite Caitlin Koska and Abby Thelen’s best efforts, the Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell to Creighton in straight sets on Saturday night. Koska had eight kills and one block and Thelen had 13 kills and six digs on the night. The Pirates started slowly in the first set, falling prey to the height of Creighton’s front line and dropping behind 8-2. Once Thelen entered the game, however, the Pirates began to settle in, getting...

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Pirates secure necessary victory over Friars
Nov03

Pirates secure necessary victory over Friars

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team defeated Providence, 3-1, in an enthralling match on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 9-18. The Pirates and the Friars exchanged point for point in the opening serves of the first set. Each side was only able to hold a two-point lead until the Pirates made it 11-8 and found a groove that carried them to a 25-18 set win. Sophia Coffey and Elizabeth Sottung each contributed an ace in...

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Pirates fall to Creighton, drop seventh game in a row
Oct06

Pirates fall to Creighton, drop seventh game in a row

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team was swept on Friday night by Creighton, extending its losing streak to seven games. The Pirates started the match by trading kills with the Bluejays, keeping the game close or tied. The Bluejays, however, would go on a 5-2 run to take a 14-11 lead in the middle of the set and never looked back, keeping control. The Pirates got the set to as close as 22-19, but ultimately fell 25-20. Set two...

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Layne’s dominant effort on the mound leads Pirates to win over Creighton
May06

Layne’s dominant effort on the mound leads Pirates to win over Creighton

A third inning rally helped the Pirates take the rubber game of the series against Creighton, as they defeated the Bluejays by a final score of 3-0. The positive momentum on the mound from Saturday’s victory over Creighton carried over into Sunday afternoon. Between starter Billy Lane Jr. and closer Matt Leon, the Pirates only gave up three hits to a usually potent Creighton offense. Lane was dominant for the Pirates, throwing 8.1...

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Pirates even series against Creighton behind strong outing from Devito
May06

Pirates even series against Creighton behind strong outing from Devito

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team took home its ninth Big East win of the season on Saturday night, edging Creighton by a final of 2-1. It was a great game for fans who love pitching, as Seton Hall sophomore Ricky Devito turned 6.2 innings of five-hit ball in the victory. The Pirates now stand at 22-16-1 (9-2). Creighton was able to get on the board first, after a one out RBI double by Ryan Mantle allowed the Bluejays to take an...

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Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss
Apr22

Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss

Newark, N.J. – It was a bittersweet affair on Sunday afternoon for the Seton Hall softball team, as the team honored its four seniors, Alexis Walkden, Sara Foster, Alyssa Prukop and Alannah Basile, prior to its 5-3 loss to Creighton at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. At third base, second base, first base and designated hitter, respectively, each of the women got the start in their Big East home sendoff. Much like the weather, the game...

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Seton Hall climbs back from double-digit deficit to win Big East opener
Dec28

Seton Hall climbs back from double-digit deficit to win Big East opener

No. 23 Seton Hall men’s basketball trailed for 32 of 40 minutes on Thursday, trailing by as many as 13 points, but in the end, showed its resiliency as it prevailed over No. 25 Creighton 90-84 in the team’s Big East opener. Each team experienced one of its star guards check out early in the first half. First, it was Khadeen Carrington, who went to the locker room just minutes into the game with a twisted ankle but returned...

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Sanogo suspended for violation of team and University rules
Dec22

Sanogo suspended for violation of team and University rules

Seton Hall men’s basketball forward Ismael Sanogo will not suit up on Dec. 23 in the Pirates’ final game of non-conference play against Manhattan due to a violation of team and university rules, the team announced in a press release Friday. The violation has not specifically been outlined, nor has the timetable for when the senior will return. Nevertheless, coach Kevin Willard stated in the release that Sanogo will return once...

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Pirates pick up point in 1-1 draw against Creighton
Oct09

Pirates pick up point in 1-1 draw against Creighton

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team drew Creighton, 1-1, earning their third result in five conference games on an overcast Sunday afternoon at Owen T. Carroll Field. The Pirates lone goal came on a Julia Stirpe penalty kick in the 86th minute which knotted the game at one. Stirpe was able to draw a timely foul in the box and put away her second goal of the year, slotting home the spot kick with her right foot. Stirpe’s...

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