Neves: Keep Moving Forward
Sep14

Neves: Keep Moving Forward

My mother gave my father one demand before he stepped out of the delivery room to run to the store, ‘Make sure you are not late to your child’s birth’. Sure enough, my father ended up being late by a couple seconds as he ran to a nearby sporting goods store to grab me a soccer ball that I could hold onto as I was born. This little story is the epitome of how important soccer has been to me in my life, and how there are many moments in...

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Transfers embrace challenge to return men’s soccer to prominence
Nov01

Transfers embrace challenge to return men’s soccer to prominence

Tied at one, on the road and vying to keep their Big East Tournament hopes alive, Seton Hall got a big moment from a player that was a year ago playing across the country at Las Positas, a junior college in Livermore, Calif. That player was Marco Neves, and that moment was Neves’ fourth goal of the season. Meanwhile, marauding in the defensive midfield throughout the season has been Gabriel Viola, the Brazilian by way of Iowa Western...

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Seton Hall extra-time heartbreak ends postseason dreams
Oct29

Seton Hall extra-time heartbreak ends postseason dreams

Needing a victory to stay alive in the hunt for a Big East Tournament spot, the Seton Hall men’s soccer team gave away a lead in the final minutes of regulation, and ultimately fell 3-2 in golden-goal extra-time to Xavier, on the road, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates came out with an intensity equal to the importance of the match. Pirates defender John Philbin found the back of the net in the 10th minute but witnessed his...

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Men’s soccer falls to the Friars
Oct15

Men’s soccer falls to the Friars

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team was unable to continue their winning streak as they fell on the road to Providence, 3-1. The Pirates gave up two first half goals and were unable to recover from the Friars’ consistent pressure, lowering their overall record to 5-7-1 and conference record to 2-3. Providence came out with an aggressive playstyle in the first half that the Pirates were unable to adapt to. The hostile attack brought about...

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Cardiac Pirates: Men’s soccer overcomes three-goal deficit, wins in overtime at Princeton
Sep07

Cardiac Pirates: Men’s soccer overcomes three-goal deficit, wins in overtime at Princeton

Seton Hall men’s soccer pulled off a Herculean comeback, coming back from three goals down to win in overtime, 4-3, on the road Thursday against the Princeton Tigers. The Pirates went into their game against the Tigers with the odds stacked against them, with Seton Hall having not won a match at Princeton since 2000. The Pirates and Tigers got off to good starts with both sides showing compactness early that would seldom last. Later...

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