Although a freshman, Funeus carries herself like a veteran
Nov07

Although a freshman, Funeus carries herself like a veteran

After signing her National Letter of Intent, Seton Hall women’s basketball head coach Anthony Bozzella called Femi Funeus “one of the most polished players I have ever seen at the high school level, regardless of position.” Bozzella doubled down on his praise for his freshman forward at Big East Media Day, saying she is in the conversation for Big East Freshman of the Year. Funeus, who has a mentality of excellence generated from...

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Women’s tennis ends fall season with success
Oct24

Women’s tennis ends fall season with success

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team wrapped up its fall season this past weekend at the Harvard Fall Scramble. The three-day weekend tournament featured competitors Fordham University, the University of Rhode Island, host Harvard University and Seton Hall. The format allowed for each team to have one day of play against each other. The first day opened with doubles competition in “Match A”, which saw Seton Hall facing off against Rhode...

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Mike Nzei returning for post-grad season
Apr11

Mike Nzei returning for post-grad season

One day after losing associate head coach Shaheen Holloway to the head coaching vacancy at Saint Peter’s, the Seton Hall men’s basketball program got some good news on Wednesday as the Asbury Park Press’ Jerry Carino tweeted that forward Mike Nzei plans to return for a post-graduate season in 2018-19. According to Carino, coach Kevin Willard said Nzei would be back at Seton Hall next season after completing a “high-powered” summer...

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Pinkman settling in as Seton Hall pitching coach
Apr04

Pinkman settling in as Seton Hall pitching coach

During the summer of 2017, Seton Hall’s baseball team was dealt a major blow when veteran pitching coach and program alumnus Phil Cundari left South Orange after 19 seasons to assume the same position with in-state rival Rutgers. The departure of Cundari, the 2011 National Pitching Coach of the Year, left a big void on the Seton Hall coaching staff. Wisely, coach Rob Shepherd moved swiftly in finding a new pitching coach who is no...

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Veterans use Army experience in the classroom
Mar22

Veterans use Army experience in the classroom

When imagining military veterans, people often tend to picture the stereotypical image of an older male. Yet, what they don’t realize is that many veterans have marched into classrooms around the country, trading their military fatigues and rifles for pens and essays. At Seton Hall, it’s no different. The Stillman School of Business accepted over ten percent of military veterans into its Masters in Business Administration class for...

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Seton Hall shuts out Central Connecticut State in 6-0 victory
Apr18

Seton Hall shuts out Central Connecticut State in 6-0 victory

During the middle of a packed schedule filled with Big East matchups, the Seton Hall softball team traveled to New Britain, Conn. to play its first non-conference game since last week, and the recently struggling Pirates topped Central Connecticut State in a 6-0 victory on Tuesday. In a series sweep by Creighton this past weekend, the Hall was batting .200 and had scored five runs in those three games. The bats came alive on Tuesday...

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Bullpen’s consistency key to Pirates’ pitching success
Apr05

Bullpen’s consistency key to Pirates’ pitching success

Bullpens often get overlooked, but Seton Hall’s has been a key to the Pirates’ success. Coming into the year, most expected the starting trio of Shane McCarthy, Zach Prendergast and Cullen Dana to carry the Pirates’ pitching staff. While they have improved as of late, it has been the bullpen that has really shined thus far. In comparison to the 2016 season, the three starters’ combined ERA has risen from 3.00 to 4.43 while the...

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SHU softball thriving on veteran-rookie dynamic
Mar22

SHU softball thriving on veteran-rookie dynamic

The Seton Hall softball team swept the Inaugural Pirate Invitational over the past weekend, winning all four contests it played in, and winning three by way of the mercy rule. The Pirates seemed confident, relaxed and poised after fighting off cold weather conditions to take down its opponents. The team returns several starters from last season, and has also added in a few key freshmen newcomers. The upperclassmen core, however, has...

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