Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start
Sep13

Simon, Rutkowski have Cross Country teams off to fast start

The Seton Hall cross country team raised the bar in the season-opening Monmouth Kick-off. Led by Jake Simon on the men’s side and Christiana Rutkowski on the women’s, both placed second, one spot higher than their finishes in the same meet last year. After Monmouth, the Pirates traveled to Stony Brook, where both teams took part in the Wolfie Invitational. Again improving on last year, and again led by Rutkowski and Simon,...

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Seton Hall cross country running shoe drive to Ghana
Jan25

Seton Hall cross country running shoe drive to Ghana

The men’s cross country team is asking the Seton Hall University community to help stimulate the economy, help the environment and provide income for residents of Ghana in need, simply by donating of shoes. The team has paired with the MORE Foundation in these efforts, as the donation of shoes will be sold for a low price in countries of poverty to help the financial fluency of the region. From there, the profits will pay for...

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Men’s and women’s cross country compete in NCAA Regionals
Nov12

Men’s and women’s cross country compete in NCAA Regionals

The Seton Hall men’s cross country team came in 20th out of 22 teams Friday in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals. The Pirates ran in the 10K race and as a whole had an average time of 33:35. Standout performers for Seton Hall included Bryant Cordova, Jarod Moser and Richard Stephens. Cordova was the only Pirate that made it into the top-100. He came in 94th place and had a time of 32:45. Moser finished less than a minute after Cordova...

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Cross country struggles against tough competition in Big East Championship
Oct29

Cross country struggles against tough competition in Big East Championship

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the Big East Championship on Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. Both teams struggled against tough, nationally-ranked competition, as the women’s team finished 10th while the men’s team finished ninth. The Georgetown men’s team retained its Big East crown, followed by Providence and Butler. The Providence women’s team edged out Villanova for its third consecutive...

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Cross country prepped for Big East Championship
Oct27

Cross country prepped for Big East Championship

The men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the Big East Championship this Friday, Oct. 28 at Van Cortland Park in Bronx, N.Y. The Big East is filled with multiple top-notch teams, including three ranked in the top-10 in the country: Providence, Georgetown and Villanova. While the Pirates look to be heavy underdogs, they have multiple runners from both their men’s and women’s teams that will look to compete with the best...

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Blackburn’s competitive drive fuels academic success
Oct19

Blackburn’s competitive drive fuels academic success

The term “student-athlete” is quite literal; one is both a student and an athlete, and academics are to be taken just as seriously as athletics. Senior cross country runner Desyre Blackburn tries to encapsulate that definition with her time at Seton Hall. The Aloha, Ore. native has done more than make her mark running, as she is a co-captain this year under coach John Moon. She has also gotten heavily involved in several business and...

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Only women race as heat cuts Delaware XC Invitational short
Sep10

Only women race as heat cuts Delaware XC Invitational short

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to Newark, Del., on Saturday for the Delaware Cross Country Invitational, but only the women participated. The men’s race was canceled due to excessive heat, following the women’s turn. It was only 81 degrees, but humidity made it feel like 91. The Pirates had a tough time in the harsh conditions, ranking outside the top six teams once the day was finished. Junior Emily...

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Both Seton Hall cross country teams place second at Monmouth Kickoff
Sep03

Both Seton Hall cross country teams place second at Monmouth Kickoff

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams finished in second place at the 2016 Monmouth XC Kickoff Saturday.

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Fall at the Hall: Autumn action approaching
Jun21

Fall at the Hall: Autumn action approaching

Previewing all the Seton Hall fall sports teams.

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Cross country teams each finish in last at the Big East Championship
Nov01

Cross country teams each finish in last at the Big East Championship

  On Halloween, the Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams flew out to Mason, Ohio, to compete in the Big East Championship meet, where both finished in last place. Georgetown came in first during the men’s 8K. The Hoyas only had a total of 33 points and a total of five runners finishing in top 10. Providence came in first place during the women’s 6K. The Friars had a total of 26 points and four of their runners finished in...

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Cross Country prepares for Big East Championships
Oct28

Cross Country prepares for Big East Championships

  The Seton Hall cross country teams head to Mason, Ohio, this weekend to face a tough test at the Big East Championships. The men’s team is coming off a win in its last meet at the St. John’s Cross Country Fall Festival, while the women’s team heads to Ohio fresh off a second-place finish at St. John’s. The Pirates are going up against the likes of Villanova and Georgetown, whose men’s teams are each ranked in the top- three of the...

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Moon expects cross country to surprise at Metro Championships
Oct07

Moon expects cross country to surprise at Metro Championships

  Both the Seton Hall men’s and women’s cross country teams look to continue their recent hot streaks this weekend in the Bronx at the Metropolitan Championships. The race will take place at Van Cortlandt Park, where each team is looking to improve after lackluster finishes last year. The men’s team, which is coming off of a third-place finish at the Cappy Anderson Invitational in Princess Anne, Md., will be depending on maturity,...

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