Seton Hall downs Butler for third consecutive Big East win
Jan18

Seton Hall downs Butler for third consecutive Big East win

The Pirates came into Sunday’s faceoff with Butler fresh off a dominant win against Marquette two days before. Mississippi State graduate transfer Andra Espinoza-Hunter and senior Desiree Elmore led the way as both had over 20 points, and they looked to keep up the senior leadership against a 1-7 Butler squad. The Pirates went down 4-3 very quickly, but the one-point disadvantage did not last and was the only lead they did not own in...

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Espinoza-Hunter, Elmore combine for 45 points in win  over Marquette
Jan16

Espinoza-Hunter, Elmore combine for 45 points in win over Marquette

After an unexpected day of rest following the postponement of Wednesday’s away game against Creighton, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team came into Friday’s game against Marquette looking refreshed. The Golden Eagles had a perfect 3-0 conference record but were handed their first conference loss of the season by the Pirates after standout performances from graduate transfer Andra Espinoza-Hunter and senior...

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Park-Lane’s performance not enough to see out victory for Seton Hall over Villanova
Jan07

Park-Lane’s performance not enough to see out victory for Seton Hall over Villanova

Coming off a 12-point comeback victory over Providence on Sunday which included 20-point performances from Lauren Park-Lane and Mya Jackson, the Pirates sought to go above .500 in Big East play on Wednesday with a win over Villanova. The Pirates got off to a hot start, going ahead by as many as 10 points with one-minute left in the first quarter. However, the defense allowed the Wildcats to make a big run that propelled them ahead of...

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Pirates pull out win in nail-biter against Butler
Jan02

Pirates pull out win in nail-biter against Butler

Coming into Saturday’s game, Butler and Seton Hall were on two entirely different trajectories. The Bulldogs were seeing a massive decline from last season as they went from being ranked as high as fifth in the country, to now sitting at 1-2 in-conference and 2-4 overall. Meanwhile, the Pirates were coming off one of their best all-around team games in years when they beat Xavier last Wednesday. The Pirates looked like a...

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Cale ripens in career-performance in win over Georgetown
Dec23

Cale ripens in career-performance in win over Georgetown

After showing shades of his individual capabilities on the floor in the first half of Sunday night’s loss to Providence, Myles Cale blew up for a career-high 30 points against the Georgetown Hoyas. The senior guard took control of Seton Hall’s offense during an off-night for Sandro Mamukelashvili. Cale shot 10-for-16 from the field and scored five of his nine attempted three-point shots on the night. Jared Rhoden also had...

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Park-Lane’s career performance falls short in loss to UConn
Dec16

Park-Lane’s career performance falls short in loss to UConn

Coming off an upset loss to Albany on Sunday, the Pirates looked to bounce back with a statement win against No. 3 University of Connecticut in the Huskies’ first game back in the Big East since 2013. Looking slow out the gates, the Pirates’ biggest deficit in the first quarter was 13 points, but a late push in the second quarter, led by Lauren Park-Lane who had 19 points at the half, brought the score to within eight going into...

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Albany hands Pirates surprising first loss of the season
Dec13

Albany hands Pirates surprising first loss of the season

When asked about how her team needs to improve after their blowout win against Wagner on Friday night, Seton Hall interim head coach Lauren DeFalco said that the team must improve their overall defense. In DeFalco’s eyes, a poor shooting day was bound to come, but even she could not predict that day would be their next game. As Albany strolled into Walsh Gymnasium on Sunday on a last-minute scheduled game, so did Pirates head coach...

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Seton Hall crushes Wagner in second game of the season
Dec12

Seton Hall crushes Wagner in second game of the season

Despite a 47-point win against St. Peter’s on Tuesday, interim head coach Lauren DeFalco still saw major room for improvement for the Pirates to make prior to their next game. When the Wagner Seahawks strolled into the historic Walsh Gymnasium on Seton Hall’s campus on Friday, they would have no clue what hit them. In an offensive explosion, the Pirates beat down on the Seahawks by 43 points in their second game of the year, improving...

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Seton Hall pulls off gritty comeback win over Penn State
Dec06

Seton Hall pulls off gritty comeback win over Penn State

Coming off the heels of two straight losses to Rhode Island and No. 21 Oregon, the Pirates came into the game desperately needing a victory. After coming out the gates sluggish and going down by as many as 19 points, Seton Hall fought off defensive woes and inconsistent free throws to beat Penn State 98-92 in overtime. Once the ball was tipped, the Pirates looked outmatched. Looking lethargic, even the team’s leaders struggled to get...

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Women’s basketball team pauses activities after positive COVID-19 tests; will delay start of season
Nov20

Women’s basketball team pauses activities after positive COVID-19 tests; will delay start of season

The Seton Hall women’s basketball program postponed its first two Big East games of the year following positive COVID-19 test results among “Tier 1” team personnel on Nov. 20, according to a release from the athletic department. The Pirates were scheduled to play at Butler on Dec. 4 then host the University of Connecticut on Dec. 6 at the Walsh Gymnasium. Their three tune-up games against Rider, Saint Peter’s...

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Seton Hall women’s basketball non-conference schedule released
Nov19

Seton Hall women’s basketball non-conference schedule released

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule was released Wednesday night, bringing their full schedule to nine games. WBB Team Photo via SHU Athletics The season kicks off with three non-conference home games against Rider on Nov. 25, Saint Peter’s on Nov. 28 and Fairfield on Nov. 30. Seton Hall will then fly to Indianapolis to face Butler in their first conference game on Dec. 4, and then return to South Orange...

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Lauren Park-Lane looks to make big leap for sophomore year
Oct20

Lauren Park-Lane looks to make big leap for sophomore year

Last season, Shadeen Samuels and Desiree Elmore stole the headlines for the Seton Hall women’s basketball team. They performed at the highest level night in and night out, helping the Pirates finish the season as the four seed in the Big East and reach the second round of the Big East Tournament. However, the player that surprised the most and slightly flew under the radar as a major producer for the team was Lauren Park-Lane. The...

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