Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on
Nov07

Asiah Avent ready to earn his keep as a walk-on

Top prospects, clutch performers, high-flying dunkers and record-setting nights rightfully dominate the college basketball media’s attention. The viewing public has shown time and again that it can never get enough of the game’s brightest stars, and their incredible feats certainly deserve the recognition. The supporting cast, however, including walk-on players, is what truly helps teams succeed. There is usually a player or two on...

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Former walk-on now wears the coveted pink shirt
Oct04

Former walk-on now wears the coveted pink shirt

The path to becoming a routine starter for volleyball has been anything but clear for Miranda Higginbotham. One of Seton Hall volleyball’s unsung heroes, the fiery competitor has seen her game blossom from being a walk-on in her freshman year to a crucial role as a starting libero and defensive specialist. Not even expecting to play her freshman year as a recruited walk-on, Higginbotham earned playing time as a defensive specialist....

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Philip Flory settles record on his transfer status
Apr27

Philip Flory settles record on his transfer status

Following an encouraging freshman season, Seton Hall walk-on Philip Flory is exploring his options, with the possibility of transferring to another school. A report came about on Twitter on April 26 from CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein of Flory’s transfer from Seton Hall, later confirmed by the Big East’s John Fanta, but Flory said he is going to try to stay in South Orange. “The coaches and I made the decision to allow...

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Special face in the crowd for walk-on Shavar Reynolds
Dec06

Special face in the crowd for walk-on Shavar Reynolds

What was left of the opening-night crowd at the Prudential Center on Nov. 10 let out a half-enthusiastic roar when Jordan Walker hit a three-pointer to give Seton Hall an 86-63 lead with 3:10 remaining. The game had been decided and the outcome of the final few minutes seemed fairly insignificant. That was not the case for walk-on guard Shavar Reynolds, who got the call soon after that to check in for the first time in his Division I...

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Flory and Reynolds: ‘Walking’ the road less traveled
Nov08

Flory and Reynolds: ‘Walking’ the road less traveled

For most college basketball walk-ons, practice is the extent of court time that they will see. If a walk-on is lucky, he might earn a few consolation minutes throughout the course of the season. The role can be thankless with little playing time to show for the work in practice, but a walk-on’s impact to the team is one that can take many different shapes. This year, that is the case for Seton Hall with two freshmen walk-on guards in...

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Fournier goes from walk-on to Hall history books
Nov02

Fournier goes from walk-on to Hall history books

Senior libero Tessa Fournier has meant progress for Seton Hall University volleyball in her four years with the program. Now in the team’s fifth season under head coach Allie Yaeger, the Pirates started off slowly improving over the first two years with a new coach at the helm, peaking with a marvelous season in 2014 that found themselves in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. After losing so many vital pieces...

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