Offense makes history in elimination-win over Georgetown
May25

Offense makes history in elimination-win over Georgetown

Following a one-run effort in a 13-inning defeat on Thursday night, the Seton Hall bats made history on Friday afternoon, driving in a Big East Tournament-record 21 runs in a first-round elimination game victory over Georgetown. The victory ends a six-game losing streak for the Pirates in the Big East Tournament. Seton Hall will face the losing side in the St. John’s-Butler semifinal, in a second-round elimination game that is...

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Team effort lifts Seton Hall to victory over Rider
May08

Team effort lifts Seton Hall to victory over Rider

Seton Hall used power in the batter’s box and mastery on the mound to secure a 5-3 victory at home over Rider University on Tuesday afternoon. Contributions were made by a variety of players to improve the Pirates to a 24-16-1 record. On offense, the Pirates were able to get runs from the bats of multiple players in their lineup. In the outburst, a different player for the Pirates drove in each run. Eight different players reached...

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Missed opportunities plague Seton Hall in loss to Creighton
May05

Missed opportunities plague Seton Hall in loss to Creighton

Despite having a number of opportunities, Seton Hall was unable to capitalize against Creighton University on Friday night, ultimately falling by a final score of 4-2. The loss gives the Pirates a 21-16-1 record and it snaps their four-game winning streak. Although the Pirates had difficulty reaching base throughout the game, they were able to put themselves in spots to put runs on the board. In the first four innings of the game,...

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Coach and talent points to optimistic future for tennis
May02

Coach and talent points to optimistic future for tennis

The tennis program at Seton Hall is no stranger to change. For the third time in four years, the Pirates have changed their head coach midway through the season, as coach Kevin McGlynn returned to the Hall. McGlynn led the team to the most successful tenure in its program’s history from 1991-96, and under McGlynn, Seton Hall had accumulated a 70-34 record, the program’s only undefeated season NCAA Tournament berth. “It was an...

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Bats go cold as Stony Brook shuts out Seton Hall
May01

Bats go cold as Stony Brook shuts out Seton Hall

Seton Hall softball could not find their offensive rhythm on Tuesday, as the team dropped its tenth straight game in a 3-0 defeat to Stony Brook. The lack of offense has been a theme lately for the Pirates, as they have scored three runs in their last three contests combined. Coach Paige Smith was “not pleased” with the Pirates’ result, as Seton Hall was unable to make key plays on defense in addition to the difficulty with...

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‘Ten’ out of ten: Women’s tennis finishes regular season with dominant win
Apr22

‘Ten’ out of ten: Women’s tennis finishes regular season with dominant win

The Seton Hall women’s tennis team finished its regular season on Saturday in dominant fashion, winning 6-1 over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. The win gives Seton Hall a final record of 7-10, as the Pirates displayed an ability to respond after a 4-3 loss to Xavier on Friday. The doubles portion of the match was a sweep for the Pirates, with the Hall taking two games to win, while the other doubles match ended without a result. Both...

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Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action
Apr07

Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action

The Seton Hall softball team featured in a doubleheader on Friday at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field, playing host to the visiting Providence Friars. Seton Hall dropped the first game, 8-6, but came back with a four-run seventh inning to win the second, 7-6. Both contests were decided in the seventh inning, as the unseasonable weather could not stop the offenses. In the first game, though, Seton Hall’s bats were cold for most of the way, as...

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Rain can’t stop Pirates in extra-innings win
Mar25

Rain can’t stop Pirates in extra-innings win

It took two days, but after the Seton Hall baseball team had its game postponed from the previous day in the seventh inning due to rain, the Pirates were able to get the job done against Hawaii on Saturday night, securing a 9-8 victory in 11 innings. The game featured offensive eruptions from both teams, with runs scattered throughout the innings for both teams. Hawaii’s offensive outburst came in the bottom of the first inning,...

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Struggles on the mound continue for slumping softball
Mar18

Struggles on the mound continue for slumping softball

The Seton Hall softball team continued its play in the Fordham Tournament on Saturday, falling to hosts Fordham, 9-2, and then Detroit Mercy, 9-6. The two-loss Saturday follows a 10-8 loss on Friday to UMass-Lowell, with struggles on the mound Saturday a carryover from Friday. After falling behind early in the first game, the Pirates were able to take a 2-1 lead against Fordham, thanks to a pair of RBI’s from Baylee Allender and...

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Disastrous third inning leads to Pirates loss
Mar10

Disastrous third inning leads to Pirates loss

The Seton Hall baseball team dropped its second straight game of the series to the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday, 11-3. The game in Boca Raton, Fla. was ended in the eighth inning, because of rain. Despite taking the early lead, Seton Hall put itself in a hole against the Owls, as the Pirates gave up a run in the second and a crippling nine runs in the third. The third inning was truly a blip for Seton Hall, as the Pirates bullpen...

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Luck of the Fighting Irish: Notre Dame beats Seton Hall in walk-off fashion
Mar04

Luck of the Fighting Irish: Notre Dame beats Seton Hall in walk-off fashion

The Seton Hall baseball team either lead or were tied for 26 out of the 27 outs on Saturday, in its second game of the Kissimmee Irish Classic in Kissimmee, Fla. Tournament hosts Notre Dame did not go away though, and a two-run ninth inning from the Fighting Irish gave Seton Hall a 9-8 loss. Seton Hall’s offensive eruption began very early in the game, as the Pirates got ahead of Notre Dame with four runs in the first two innings. In...

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Pirates’ five errors give them lopsided loss
Feb24

Pirates’ five errors give them lopsided loss

The Seton Hall baseball team was defeated on Friday, Feb. 23 by the University of South Carolina Upstate, 12-1, in the first game of the USC Upstate-Wofford Tournament in Spartanburg, S.C. Even with the season only four games old, the Pirates may not have a worse day in the field for the rest of the spring, as they committed a season-high five errors. The suspect fielding allowed for a USC Upstate team – which had the same number of...

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