Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul
Oct13

Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul

Seton Hall women’s volleyball swept DePaul University on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 7-14. Seton Hall came strong out of the gate, as DePaul struggled to find ways to defend. The Pirates started the set going up 4-0, and they did not look back from there and closed out set one 25-18. Caitlin Koska and Haylee Gasser had four kills apiece, leading the way for the team. Sarah Yenesel / Photography Editor The second set...

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Pirates draw with Blue Demons
Oct06

Pirates draw with Blue Demons

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team drew, 1-1, with DePaul University on Saturday afternoon. The result moves the Pirates to 4-3-2, as they were coming off a tough loss to Creighton University. The beginning of the game was a defensive stalemate, as each team’s offense struggled to get shots. Each team was equally physical in the first 18 minutes as well, with DePaul receiving five fouls and Seton Hall receiving one. Seton Hall’s...

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Pirates blanked in Big East opener
Sep22

Pirates blanked in Big East opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was defeated, 3-0, by DePaul University on Saturday afternoon in its first Big East game of the season. Despite the loss and surrendering three goals, Seton Hall’s defense played well. “Defense comes first and then we look for ways to attack,” head coach Rick Stainton said. “Today we got exposed in some different areas. We tried to say if our attack got better it will help out our defenders, our...

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Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul
Mar25

Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul

The Seton Hall softball team’s slow start resulted in a 12-3 mercy-rule loss to DePaul on Sunday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. The loss gives the Blue Demons the series sweep, as the Pirates fall to 0-3 in conference play. After a scoreless first inning for both sides, Angela Scalzitti of the Blue Demons gave the visitors an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. The DePaul centerfielder reached first on an error and crossed...

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Pirates fall in first two Big East games despite Barracato’s two home runs
Mar24

Pirates fall in first two Big East games despite Barracato’s two home runs

South Orange, N.J. – The Seton Hall softball team dropped the first two games of its Big East-opening series against DePaul on Saturday, 3-2 and 6-1, at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. Reganne Camp got the ball for the Pirates in the first matchup, pitching all seven innings while giving up two earned runs and striking out four. The sophomore held the Blue Devils to just five hits on the afternoon, while stranding eight runners on base....

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Women’s basketball invited to WNIT, will host Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday
Mar12

Women’s basketball invited to WNIT, will host Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team will finish its second year of transition with a chance to compete in the postseason, as the Pirates were announced Monday as part of the 64-team field in the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT). The first-round opponent for Seton Hall will be Saint Joseph’s, and the Pirates will host the encounter inside Walsh Gymnasium on Wednesday, March 14, with the time to be announced on...

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Seton Hall ends season in similar position, falling to DePaul in Big East Quarterfinals
Mar04

Seton Hall ends season in similar position, falling to DePaul in Big East Quarterfinals

A deep postseason run was not meant to be for the Seton Hall women’s basketball program, as the 7th-seeded Pirates fell to the 2nd-seeded DePaul Blue Demons on Sunday night, 78-52, in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill. The upset-minded Pirates fought hard against a well-rested DePaul team that received six votes in the most recent Associated Press Top 25. The Blue Demons claimed a share of...

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Women’s basketball chaneling its strengths ahead of Big East Tournament
Mar01

Women’s basketball chaneling its strengths ahead of Big East Tournament

With 29 games in the book, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team is headed to Chicago for the Big East Tournament from March 3 to 6, where the Pirates hope to take part in three more. The Big East Tournament is always a challenge, but the bracket is even more difficult for a reeling Pirates team. The Hall ended its 2017-18 regular season on a five-game losing streak, its longest of the season. The end-of-season slide meant the...

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Lockdown defense the key to success for Seton Hall Men’s Basketballl
Mar01

Lockdown defense the key to success for Seton Hall Men’s Basketballl

For the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, it was not March that came in like a lion, but February. The team endured its toughest stretch of the season early in the month, as it suffered four straight losses at the hands of No. 1 Villanova, Marquette, Georgetown and No. 4 Xavier. In the closing weeks of the month, the Pirates showed their ability to overcome adversity, with three straight wins against DePaul, Providence and St. John’s....

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Pirates test Blue Demons but fall at home to close regular season
Feb25

Pirates test Blue Demons but fall at home to close regular season

Seton Hall women’s basketball dropped its final regular season game 72-68 to the DePaul Blue Demons on Feb. 25 during Senior Day. The game was the last of the regular season and the final home game for senior JaQuan Jackson. The Pirates got out in front early against the first-place Blue Demons. Jackson hit three three-pointers to pull the Pirates ahead 20-15 at the end of the first quarter. Then DePaul came out firing in the second...

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Rejuvenated Seton Hall hangs on to defeat DePaul behind Rodriguez’s career-high
Feb18

Rejuvenated Seton Hall hangs on to defeat DePaul behind Rodriguez’s career-high

Over the past few weeks, Seton Hall has been missing an element of its game that it thrived on in the beginning of the season – energetic play. In the form of diving for loose balls, deflecting passes and slapping the floor, a rejuvenated Seton Hall team came out on Sunday afternoon and defeated DePaul by a final score of 82-77 to end a four-game losing streak. The victory did not come easily, as DePaul hung around until the end....

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Tennis looks to exceed expectations on and off court
Feb07

Tennis looks to exceed expectations on and off court

As the Seton Hall women’s tennis kicks off their spring season, the Pirates are eager to find their rhythm and shake off the cobwebs of winter break. So far, Seton Hall has gotten off to a 1-2 start with losses to Fordham and Army West Point, along with a dominant win over Marist. After a successful fall season, second-year coach Riza Zalameda utilized the team’s 13-week break as a way to refocus her players ahead of a grueling...

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