Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes
Mar11

Bittersweet career end for one of Seton Hall’s swimming successes

Courtney McCardle has enjoyed a very decorated four-year career at Seton Hall and finished her last races for the Pirates’ swimming and diving team with her named etched in the record books. A New York State Section IX 100-breast champion and record holder coming out of high school, McCardle loved the proximity of Seton Hall to her hometown of Hurley, New York. Crediting her family for being there for all her home swim meets, she used...

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Buckeyes complete sweep over Pirates in opening series
Feb17

Buckeyes complete sweep over Pirates in opening series

The Seton Hall baseball team was swept by Ohio State in the Pirates’ opening series of the season with a 5-3 loss on Sunday afternoon in Port Charlotte, Fla. The Buckeyes’ jumped on Seton Hall’s starter, Tyler Burnham, early on as he surrendered three runs in one-third of the first inning. Kobie Foppe scored on a double to left-center by Connor Pohl which advanced Dominic Canzone to third. Canzone would eventually score on a one-out...

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Pirates grind out tough away win over Creighton
Feb17

Pirates grind out tough away win over Creighton

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team extended its two-game winning streak to three after beating Creighton, 81-75, on Sunday afternoon in a tightly contested match. For the second straight game, depth came through for the Pirates, as they had four starters in double figures for points. Myles Cale led the way with 20 on the day, Myles Powell had 19, Sandro Mamukelashvili had 17, and Quincy McKnight had 16. Cale and Mamukelashvili...

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Conference championship games expose NFL rule flaws
Jan23

Conference championship games expose NFL rule flaws

Although the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will face off in the Super Bowl this year, both teams were a rule change away from sitting at home instead. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints looked to be on the cusp of a game-winning drive in the closing minutes of the NFC Championship. Sean Payton elected to keep his foot on the gas by calling a first-down play for Michael Thomas – a pass that would fall short and stop...

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Pirates storm back to defeat Xavier on the road
Jan02

Pirates storm back to defeat Xavier on the road

Myles Powell was the catalyst for another Seton Hall comeback on Wednesday, as the Pirates stormed back to defeat Xavier on the road by a final score of 80-70. Powell led all scorers with 25 points, adding six rebounds and a career-high eight assists. Forward Sandro Mamukelashvili also contributed 11 points and two blocks as the Pirates improved to 11-3 overall and 2-0 in Big East play. Both teams came out on fire in the first half....

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Inexperienced Pirates are taught costly lesson in Louisville loss
Dec01

Inexperienced Pirates are taught costly lesson in Louisville loss

NEWARK, N.J. – With a résumé-building win ripe for the taking, a maturing Seton Hall men’s basketball team was forced to settle for a valuable lesson in execution, as Louisville stole Saturday’s non-conference fixture, 70-65. Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard had joked during Big East Media Day that Chris Mack, now leading Louisville but prior to this season head coach at Big East foe Xavier, “could not get out of Newark.” On...

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Grad student aspires to bring people together
Nov28

Grad student aspires to bring people together

Currently, undergraduate students are sending in their applications to graduate programs at universities across the globe. Although students said they are excited and ready for a new project in life, many of them have also said they do not know what happens when they start their graduate program. Samantha Becker, a first-year graduate student in museum professions, applied to Seton Hall’s graduate program last year. Becker previously...

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Powell’s career night puts Seton Hall back in the win column
Nov23

Powell’s career night puts Seton Hall back in the win column

It was the Myles Powell show on Thursday night, as Seton Hall’s star put up a career-high 40 points in the Pirates’ 82-75 win over Grand Canyon in the opening game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament. Much of the speculation surrounding this year’s team ended with the answer that Powell would become the focal point of the Pirates’ offense. The Trenton, N.J. native did more than answer the call on the night, hitting jump shot after jump...

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Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner
Nov06

Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team started its season in convincing fashion on Nov. 6 in Walsh Gymnasium, defeating Wagner by a final score of 89-49. The lowest amount of points Seton Hall gave up last year, 53 against NJIT on Nov. 18., was four points lower than what was given up on the night. Kevin Willard started Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Quincy McKnight, Michael Nzei and Myles Powell, electing to leave Taurean Thompson...

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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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Seton Hall students voice freshman expectations and opinions
Oct24

Seton Hall students voice freshman expectations and opinions

Seton Hall students shared their expectations of the university from when they entered as freshmen and compared it to how they feel about the university today. Ronald Babiak, a sophomore finance and economics major, said he visited Seton Hall for the first time when he attended an open house with his father in the spring of 2017. “Seton Hall had that welcoming atmosphere from the very second that we drove in through the front gate so...

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Swimming and diving come out victorious against Montclair State
Oct14

Swimming and diving come out victorious against Montclair State

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each came away with victories against Montclair State University on Friday evening. The women’s team broke three pool records as it won its second consecutive meet to begin the season, 141-96. The men’s team bounced back from its opening season loss in impressive fashion with a 134-66 victory. The women’s team wasted no time asserting its dominance at the meet, as the...

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