Pirates clinch No. 3 seed in final regular season game
Mar02

Pirates clinch No. 3 seed in final regular season game

Desiree Elmore dropped 30 points as Seton Hall defeated St. John’s 59-43 on Monday night. With the win and Butler’s upset victory over DePaul, the Pirates clinched the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big East Tournament. In addition to her career-high 30 points, Elmore also scored her 1,000th point in a Pirates uniform; the 23rd Pirate to do it in program history. Behind Elmore, Lauren Park-Lane had 13 points and Andra Espinoza-Hunter had...

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Seton Hall boost post-season resume with impressive win at Villanova
Feb28

Seton Hall boost post-season resume with impressive win at Villanova

After a record-breaking win against Xavier on Wednesday night, Seton Hall were looking to add to their post-season resume with an away win over Villanova. Beating the Wildcats would have also seen the Pirates jump their opponents in the Big East regular season standings to fourth and cement one of the top four seeds for the Big East Tournament. Photo via SHU Athletics The opening quarter was a back-and-forth game between the Pirates...

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Elmore’s 1,000 points a reflection of determination to succeed in the face of adversity
Feb27

Elmore’s 1,000 points a reflection of determination to succeed in the face of adversity

Senior forward Desiree Elmore is now a member of the 1,000-point club.  In her final home game as a Pirate, Elmore broke the millenary point threshold in Seton Hall’s win over Providence and recorded a double-double with game-highs of 23 points and 12 rebounds. Elmore’s path to reaching the milestone in her collegiate basketball career did not come easy though. Before arriving at Seton Hall, Elmore was a five-star recruit at Syracuse...

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Record breaking night for women’s basketball in win over Xavier
Feb25

Record breaking night for women’s basketball in win over Xavier

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team has shown time and time again this season that when they are in top form, they are nearly unstoppable. Unfortunately for Xavier, the Pirates did just that to secure a 43-point win over the Musketeers and take another step towards securing a top three seed for the Big East Tournament. Seton Hall broke a trio of records on their way to claiming their 10th Big East win of the season, including...

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Limited number of fans allowed at New Jersey pro and college sports games
Feb22

Limited number of fans allowed at New Jersey pro and college sports games

Feb. 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Seton Hall Athletics announced on Tuesday that they plan to allow a limited number of fans to attend Mar. 3’s game against the University of Connecticut. Full story here. Feb. 22, 2021 at 1:20 p.m. Seton Hall Athletics issued a statement stating they are currently working with the Prudential Center to potentially host fans for their Mar. 3 game against the University of Connecticut. “We have...

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Setonian Sports Quick Links: Feb. 22, 2021
Feb22

Setonian Sports Quick Links: Feb. 22, 2021

Pair of Pirates hit 1,000 points Men’s basketball player Sandro Mamukelashvili and Desiree Elmore of the women’s team both hit a career milestone this past week, scoring their 1,000th points for Seton Hall. Both seniors did so in wins for Seton Hall with Mamukelashvili scoring his 1,000th point on Feb. 17 in a 60-52 win against DePaul and Elmore’s coming in a 67-55 win over Providence. Photo via SHU Athletics...

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Second half slump sees Seton Hall fall at No. 19 DePaul
Feb16

Second half slump sees Seton Hall fall at No. 19 DePaul

Seton Hall hung tough Monday night against conference powerhouse No. 19 DePaul but lost 82-76, their third loss in a row. Lauren Park-Lane led the Pirates with 24 points and Andra Espinoza-Hunter recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds. The Pirates quickly caught up towards the end and showed up in the paint and snatched rebounds on both ends of the court. The Pirates led DePaul 17-13 after the first quarter. Elmore...

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Pirates suffer overtime home loss to Creighton
Feb13

Pirates suffer overtime home loss to Creighton

After losing to No. 2 University of Connecticut on Wednesday night and falling to 4th place in the Big East, Seton Hall’s losing streak continued with Saturday’s loss to Creighton. The Pirates couldn’t get it done at home and lost to Creighton in overtime by one point. Just as they did in their loss to UConn, Seton Hall held the lead over the Bluejays until a fourth quarter defensive collapse led to them giving up the lead and...

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Pirates falter late in loss to No. 2 UConn
Feb10

Pirates falter late in loss to No. 2 UConn

The Pirates rolled into Storrs, Conn. on Wednesday night off six straight wins and sitting second in the Big East standings. The obstacle between them and their winning streak? No. 2 University of Connecticut who, in thier own respect, were coming off an impressive win over No. 1 South Carolina two days prior. Attribute it to fatigue from an intense game or the Pirates’ disruptive play, but Seton Hall came out swinging and did not lay...

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Espinoza-Hunter hits top gear during five-game undefeated run for Seton Hall
Jan27

Espinoza-Hunter hits top gear during five-game undefeated run for Seton Hall

Graduate student and New York native Andra Espinoza-Hunter has already begun to make her mark on  the women’s basketball team. After an impressive high school career, she became an established player at Mississippi State after transferring from the University of Connecticut at the end of her freshman year. Adjusting to a new program may be difficult for some, but Espinoza-Hunter is fitting right in. “Everyone has made it a smooth...

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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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