Pirates speed to third straight win of season
Nov11

Pirates speed to third straight win of season

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team blew by the UTSA Roadrunners, 84-53, in the second and final game of the Seton Hall Tip-Off on Sunday, improving to 3-0 on the season. The Pirates began the game firing on all cylinders, as they made five of their first six shots, including four three-pointers and 10 early points from Shadeen Samuels. Leading 16-4 at the first timeout, Seton Hall continued to pour it on. The team’s magnificent...

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Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers
Nov07

Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team lost its top three scorers from a year ago, and normally, this would be a terrible situation for any coach. Tony Bozzella, however, will have plenty of options, both from the outside and within, to look to this season. Last season, Donnaizha Fountain led the Pirates in scoring at over 15 points per game before she left. After her departure, it was up to JaQuan Jackson and Taylor Brown to carry...

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Powell thriving as centerpiece on and off the court
Nov07

Powell thriving as centerpiece on and off the court

When Myles Powell walks into the Seton Hall practice gym, the faces that he once turned to for guidance are no longer there. For the first two years of his college career, Powell could always go to Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo with any questions or concerns. It was a formula that worked for the Trenton native, as advice from the core four helped him to develop into the Big East’s Most Improved...

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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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CFP Committee got it right with first edition of rankings
Nov01

CFP Committee got it right with first edition of rankings

With the first installment of this season’s college football playoff finally out, many fans will begin to try and analyze if the rankings are correct. In past years, this method has proven to be a bit shaky, especially when the final poll comes out to decide which teams will be participating in the playoff. However, this week’s rankings look foolproof. The first four teams in as of now, in order, would be Alabama, Clemson, Louisiana...

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Pirates battle in hard-fought affair with Butler
Oct28

Pirates battle in hard-fought affair with Butler

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team extended its losing streak to three games on Saturday night, falling to Butler University, 3-1. The game continued Seton Hall’s struggles on the road as the team drops to 1-9 away from Walsh Gymnasium. The match got off to a good start for the Pirates. After leading 12-10, they went on a crucial 7-2 run to lead 19-12. Butler climbed back to make the game 21-17, but the Pirates would eventually...

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Matson, Taal a dynamic duo for women’s tennis
Oct25

Matson, Taal a dynamic duo for women’s tennis

Seton Hall tennis players Michal Matson and Melody Taal hail from opposite ends of the world, but they have combined forces at Seton Hall to form a dynamic partnership that has turned heads early in the 2018-19 campaign. Strong performances, highlighted by an excellent showing in the doubles bracket at the ITA Regionals in New Haven, Conn. have drawn attention to the pair, who have played together since their freshman year. Matson and...

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Pirates blanked by Red Storm
Oct14

Pirates blanked by Red Storm

The Seton Hall women’s soccer fell, 2-0, to Saint John’s University on Saturday night. The loss marked the 10th straight game in which the Pirates failed to register a win. Saint John’s outclassed Seton Hall in the first portion of the first half, but the Pirates bounced back in the latter half. Cassy Harrigan fired a shot that was blocked in the 33rd minute, and Eva Gonzalez attempted two shots in the 36th and 39th minutes that...

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Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul
Oct13

Powerful offense leads to sweep of DePaul

Seton Hall women’s volleyball swept DePaul University on Friday evening, improving the team’s record to 7-14. Seton Hall came strong out of the gate, as DePaul struggled to find ways to defend. The Pirates started the set going up 4-0, and they did not look back from there and closed out set one 25-18. Caitlin Koska and Haylee Gasser had four kills apiece, leading the way for the team. Sarah Yenesel / Photography Editor The second set...

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Pirates swept again in loss to Red Storm
Sep29

Pirates swept again in loss to Red Storm

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell, 3-0, to Saint John’s University on Saturday night. The Pirates, now 0-5 in Big East play, drop to 5-13 on the season. In the first set, it was all Red Storm, as the Pirates never gained lead. After falling into a 12-5 deficit, the Pirates cut the lead to 17-14, but the Red Storm would answer back with an 8-1 run. Seton Hall would ultimately drop the set, 25-15. The Pirates did slightly...

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Pirates remain winless in Big East play after loss to Georgetown
Sep26

Pirates remain winless in Big East play after loss to Georgetown

The Seton Hall women’s volleyball team fell, 3-0, to Georgetown University on Wednesday night. The loss drops the Pirates to 0-4 in Big East play. The teams were neck-and-neck in set one, trading points the entire way. Georgetown was able to break through and go up 15-11 at a point, but Seton Hall clawed back into the lead, 17-16, with kills from Abby Thelen and a few service errors from Georgetown. Despite Seton Hall’s best efforts,...

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