Derek Jenkins adjusting to life in the pros
Feb22

Derek Jenkins adjusting to life in the pros

It was just last spring when former Seton Hall outfielder Derek Jenkins led the nation with 52 stolen bases on his way to being named to the All-Big East First Team. Just a few weeks after a senior season in which he hit .299 and drove in 35 runs to go along with the massive stolen base total, Jenkins was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 26th round on the MLB Draft. All of a sudden, a dream had become a reality....

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Derek Jenkins drafted, ready for next step
Jun12

Derek Jenkins drafted, ready for next step

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Seton Hall’s Derek Jenkins with the 726th-overall pick (26th-round) in the 2016 MLB Draft. Jenkins is the first Seton Hall baseball player to be drafted since 2014 and the first outfielder since 2013. Jenkins is optimistic about playing at the next level. “My overall speed, whether it’s on the base paths or tracking down balls in the outfield, I think that’s gonna be the easiest part to move...

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SHU baseball reigns in All-Big East first and second team honors
May26

SHU baseball reigns in All-Big East first and second team honors

Seton Hall baseball players Derek Jenkins and Shane McCarthy were named to the All-Big East First Team Tuesday. In addition, Cullen Dana and Zach Weigel were named to the All-Big East Second Team. All-Big East results were determined by the conference’s seven head coaches, with each coach not able to vote for their own teams. A senior, Jenkins has done it all for his team this season. A speedster, his 52 stolen bases and average of...

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Burglar on the bases: Jenkins leads country in steals
Apr27

Burglar on the bases: Jenkins leads country in steals

When Seton Hall center fielder Derek Jenkins reaches first base, everyone and their mother knows what is coming next. Second base is now in his crosshairs and it is just a matter of time before he will try to steal. The next pitch is thrown, but don’t blink—because by the time you open your eyes again, Jenkins will be standing in scoring position. Many high school athletes are encouraged to play multiple sports in order to stay active...

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If the shoe fits: Athletes explain their footwear fashion
Sep30

If the shoe fits: Athletes explain their footwear fashion

  The adidas Yeezy Boost, the Nike Roshes and the Under Armour Steph Curry’s are well- known kicks. Millions of dollars go into branding these shoes as must-have accessories, but they are created to give athletes an advantage on and off the field. Designers engineer these shoes for athletes to gain substantial results at the most critical times in competition and to look good while doing so. Senior guard Tabatha Richardson-Smith of...

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