Pirates win two games at Snowbird Classic
Mar18

Pirates win two games at Snowbird Classic

From March 12 to 16, the Seton Hall baseball team was in Port Charlotte, Fla. competing in the Snowbird Classic. Out of the five games that the team played, it won two of them. Heading out of the break, the team sits at a 3-12 record. The Pirates played Bucknell in their first game, winning by a convincing margin of 12-1. Brennan O’Neill started on the mound and pitched four scoreless innings, having seven strikeouts and only giving...

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Pirates wrap up spring break with successful three-game stint
Mar17

Pirates wrap up spring break with successful three-game stint

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team wrapped up a successful week over spring break, going 2-1 against a mix of non-conference and Big East opponents. Against Bucknell on March 11, the team swept a victory, 7-0. In doubles play, Anicka Fajnorova and Regina Pitts won 6-2. Bucknell’s Misi Papich and Jill Auteri won the third flight 7-6 (4), but Thandy Kangwa and Minja Gligic won 7-5 in the second flight which would clinch the first point...

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Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova
Mar09

Seton Hall inches closer to NCAA Tournament with win over Villanova

Goodbye bubble, hello NCAA Tournament. Entering the week, Seton Hall’s season was on life support. Following a crushing double-overtime loss to Georgetown, the Pirates needed to pull a rabbit out of their hat and defeat both No. 16 Marquette and No. 23 Villanova in the final week of Big East play to flip the script and improve their chances at a fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. In front of a sold-out Prudential Center...

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Pirates on the bubble as  NCAA Tournament looms
Mar06

Pirates on the bubble as NCAA Tournament looms

There are three certainties about the month of March, and the first two involve the color green – the return of verdant leaves as spring begins and the proliferation of green-clad revelers celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. The third certainty is the madness caused by the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Currently, Seton Hall fans are in a frenzy over whether the Pirates will be invited to the “Big Dance” or on the outside looking in. In...

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Powell leads Pirates over Marquette, Howard in dramatic victory
Mar06

Powell leads Pirates over Marquette, Howard in dramatic victory

In the battle of the Big East superstars, Myles Powell came out with the upper hand in more ways than one. He finished with 34 points as compared to Markus Howard’s six points, but the biggest number on the scoreboard was the final score, not the individual statistics, as Seton Hall came away with a 74-63 victory over No. 16 Marquette. The Golden Eagles kept their distance from the Pirates all game, but ultimately, an 18-0 run to...

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Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond
Feb28

Freshmen making an instant impact on the diamond

Making the jump from high school to college baseball is no easy task. With a grueling practice and workout schedule, the always tricky balance between academics and athletics, and travel that no youth level experience can emulate, many freshmen struggle right off the bat. For a handful of Seton Hall’s newcomers, that has not been the case. With 13 freshmen on the roster and a handful of spots up for grabs, coach Rob Sheppard has not...

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Seton Hall’s tournament chances directly  affect potential enrollment
Feb27

Seton Hall’s tournament chances directly affect potential enrollment

After Seton Hall’s 78-70 loss to St. John’s on Saturday at Madison Square Garden, the Pirates’ chances of securing an NCAA Tournament berth for the fourth consecutive season are looking slim. Even though Seton Hall has not advanced past the second round in the tournament within the last three seasons, the spotlight on the Pirates’ postseason run has garnered national attention for the South Orange campus. The success that the school...

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Business Leadership recognized by LEAD Winner’s Circle
Feb27

Business Leadership recognized by LEAD Winner’s Circle

For the fifth consecutive year, the Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for Leadership Development—Seton Hall University’s very own business leadership center—made it into the HR.com LEAD 2019 Winner’s Circle, which recognizes leadership development and training programs implemented by corporate, government and educational organizations. Adrian Chavez/Staff Photographer Michael Reuter, the director of Gerald P. Buccino ’63 Center for...

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Sager propels women’s golf to second place finish over weekend
Feb26

Sager propels women’s golf to second place finish over weekend

The Seton Hall women’s golf team opened its spring season finishing in second at the 2019 Rio Verde Invitational on Feb. 24.  They competed among a field of 18 teams that also featured Big East rivals Xavier. The invitational was initially postponed on Friday due to a local storm, so the tournament took place later in the weekend with only two rounds of action. The Pirates were able to tie for the best second round score with an...

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Pirates unable to squeeze past NJIT in Jersey matchup
Feb26

Pirates unable to squeeze past NJIT in Jersey matchup

Coming into its Friday meeting with Seton Hall, NJIT boasted an impressive 7-1 record. That trend would continue, undoubtedly for the Pirates, as they fell, 4-3. NJIT came out with a fiery hunger for victory after suffering its first loss of the season just days earlier, with the team’s play showing an obvious quest to avenge the loss. As usual, Seton Hall’s Anicka Fajnarova and Regina Pitts led off doubles play in flight one....

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Pirates lose fifth straight to open season
Feb24

Pirates lose fifth straight to open season

Errors and weak pitching led to the Seton Hall baseball team’s fifth straight loss to open the season, as the squad fell, 2-1, to Dayton on Saturday afternoon. In the previous four games, the Pirates were unable to get a win, but they did not suffer any major errors. Against Dayton, however, Seton Hall racked up two errors which lead to an unearned run in the second inning. The Pirates used five pitchers in nine innings, limiting the...

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Pirates blow double-digit lead at Georgetown
Feb22

Pirates blow double-digit lead at Georgetown

Despite leading by upwards of 18 points, the Seton hall women’s basketball team fell, 51-43, to Georgetown on Friday afternoon. The tough loss puts the Pirates at 14-13, including 6-10 in conference play. The Pirates began the game with a few empty possessions before Shadeen Samuels banked in a three from the top of the key. Inja Butina followed that up with two consecutive three-pointers of her own, making that three buckets from...

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