Late rally comes up short as Pirates drop season opener
Feb16

Late rally comes up short as Pirates drop season opener

The Seton Hall baseball team dropped its season opener by a final score of 4-3 to Ohio State in Port Charlotte, Fla. on Friday afternoon. Ricky DeVito, the 2018 Big East Pitcher of the Year and a member of the 2018 All-Big East First Team, took the mound for the Pirates in their opening day matchup. DeVito pitched four innings, allowing only three hits and one run. From the batter’s box, Matt Toke had an impressive outing with a...

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Pirates fail to muster up victory against Fordham
Feb16

Pirates fail to muster up victory against Fordham

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team lost, 5-2, against Fordham on Friday afternoon. The Pirates kept the games close, but Fordham was able to consistently close out games to ensure the victory. The loss drops the Pirates to 4-2 on the season. In the doubles bracket, Seton Hall was able to grab one match as Michal Matson and Melody Taal won in the number three game, 7-6. Still, the Pirates were unable to win their other two matches as...

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Samuels injured in Seton Hall loss to DePaul
Feb16

Samuels injured in Seton Hall loss to DePaul

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell, 94-85, to DePaul on Friday night at Walsh Gymnasium. The loss drops the Pirates to sixth in the Big East with a conference record of 6-8 and an overall record of 14-11. Although defense was a concern on the night, the biggest concern was when Shadeen Samuels went down with an injury in the third quarter. Samuels, the Pirates’ key offensive weapon, exited with an injury to her left arm. This...

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Softball kicks off season in mixed fashion at Marucci Classic
Feb11

Softball kicks off season in mixed fashion at Marucci Classic

This past weekend, the Seton Hall softball team kicked off its season at the Marucci Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. The Pirates beat Southern Utah, 2-1, in the first of the two games on Friday. Southern Utah got on the board first with a home run in the second inning by Kendall Kapitzke to take the lead 1-0, but the Pirates retaliated with a solo shot by Hailey Arteaga two innings later to tie up the game at one run apiece. On the...

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WWE hitting the sports landscape like no other
Feb06

WWE hitting the sports landscape like no other

In the world of sports entertainment, nothing can hype itself up more than World Wrestling Entertainment. With the Royal Rumble over, the WWE is slowly creating its stampede towards MetLife on its self-advertised ‘Road to WrestleMania’. Although it is not until April that the likes of John Cena, Undertaker, and Triple H make their stroll into the squared circle upon the booming chorus of speakers serenading the crowd with their iconic...

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For true fans of the game, Super Bowl LIII was far from boring
Feb06

For true fans of the game, Super Bowl LIII was far from boring

For the majority of those who tuned in, Super Bowl LIII could be summed up in one word: boring. Neither the New England Patriots or Los Angeles Rams could get anything going on offense. The first quarter came and went without any points, as a string of three and outs and stalled drives put a damper on the action. The Patriots got on the board in the second quarter, but not in the form of a touchdown, and took a 3-0 lead into halftime....

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Women’s tennis outmatched in lost to FIU
Feb06

Women’s tennis outmatched in lost to FIU

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team was able to stay close in doubles, but ultimately got swept, 4-0, by FIU on Sunday afternoon. It is the first loss for the Pirates in the spring season after starting 2-0. Melody Taal and Michal Matson picked up Seton Hall’s only win at 6-3 in third doubles. Anicka Fajnorova and Regina Pitts put up a formidable effort in their match but fell 6-3. In contrast, Thandy Kangwa and Minja Gligic were blown...

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Pirates’ dominant homecourt performance secures bounce-back win
Jan27

Pirates’ dominant homecourt performance secures bounce-back win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated Georgetown, 76-63, on Sunday afternoon with the aid of another 20-point performance from the team’s leading scorer Shadeen Samuels. Samuels was hot from the opening tip, going 3-for-5 from beyond the arc on her way to 13 first half points. In the second half, it was more of the same as she guided the ship for the Pirates with timely steals and drawn fouls on the Hoyas. Samuels has now...

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Nagai finds success in home tournament
Jan23

Nagai finds success in home tournament

Gen Nagai had himself quite the homecoming during the first weekend of January, as the Philippines native came away with the victory in the Philippine Amateur Open Golf Championship. “I haven’t won a tournament in general since I got to Seton Hall, so to finally pull something off felt really good,” Nagai said. “It gives me a lot of confidence heading into the season.” For the tournament, Nagai shot 14-over-par on a difficult course...

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Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech
Dec20

Poor start and finish costs Pirates in loss to Georgia Tech

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team fell to Georgia Tech, 84-73, on Thursday afternoon in the first of two games at the West Palm Beach Invitational. Despite the final score, however, the Pirates put together an all-around solid performance against the Yellow Jackets. Going into the fourth quarter, the Pirates trailed by only four, and they trailed the Yellow Jackets by as low as one point early in the third quarter. Offensively,...

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Pirates impress in exhibition game
Nov02

Pirates impress in exhibition game

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated Jefferson, 95-81, in an exhibition game on Thursday night. The game was the sole exhibition game before the Pirates start their regular season against Wagner on Tuesday. The Pirates started off the game rusty, but they soon amped up the pace as they went on a 16-5 run within the first five minutes. The team continued to dominate the first quarter, as its largest lead was 17. The Pirates’...

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Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East
Nov01

Attendance a positive note for Seton Hall and the Big East

With the men’s basketball season less than one week away, it comes as no surprise that one of the first things that greets visitors to the Seton Hall Athletics website is a “flash ticket sale” push for the Prudential Center opener on Nov. 17 against Saint Louis. Seton Hall’s 17 home games last season drew 143,766 fans, an average of 8,456 per game that placed them 54th among all 351 Division I teams. The Pirates saw their highest...

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