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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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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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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Women’s basketball Big East schedule released for December
Oct30

Women’s basketball Big East schedule released for December

A portion of the Big East women’s basketball schedule was released Friday afternoon, with Seton Hall set to play their first two home games against UConn and Marquette. While four games will be played by each program between Dec. 4 and Dec. 22, the remainder of the Big East schedule will be released on a later date. Seton Hall were 11-7 in Big East conference play and made it to the semifinals of the Big East Tournament last season...

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Three takeaways from women’s basketball Big East media day
Oct30

Three takeaways from women’s basketball Big East media day

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma and two of his star players, Preseason Freshman of the Year Paige Bueckers and Preseason Player of the Year Christyn Williams, stole the show in the Huskies’ first Big East media day back in the conference. Tony Bozzella and the Seton Hall Pirates flew under the radar, but that does not mean there was not a ton to take away in anticipation of the upcoming season. The Seton Hall women’s basketball team...

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Player storylines to follow for women’s basketball team this season
Sep25

Player storylines to follow for women’s basketball team this season

Senior send-off Desiree Elmore and Jasmine Smith may not have started their college basketball careers as Pirates, but they enter their senior years with a chance to leave a lasting mark. Elmore comes into this season on 702 career points for the Pirates—the 47th all-time in program history—and could become the 23rd member of the 1,000-point club by the end of it. She was immense for the Pirates in the paint last season, averaging 13...

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How Desiree Elmore is ringing in her senior year of Seton Hall basketball
Sep25

How Desiree Elmore is ringing in her senior year of Seton Hall basketball

The Big East announced that women’s basketball will be played in a tournament-style start in 2021 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.  Senior Desiree Elmore said she is more than excited to get back to playing, especially because this arena is where she spent her high school years playing basketball. Elmore is facing new responsibilities as a leader this season but said she has no doubt the team will succeed as...

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By the numbers: 2019-20 women’s basketball
Apr02

By the numbers: 2019-20 women’s basketball

Although the women’s basketball team’s season ended sooner than expected, plenty was accomplished. Here is a look at the team by the numbers.  Photo via SHU Athletics Shadeen Samuels: In her final year at Seton Hall, Samuels led the team on multiple statistical fronts and etched her name in program history. Though her time was cut short, Samuels managed to finish her college career ranked 12th on the Pirates’ all-time...

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NCAA cancels NCAA Tournament, remaining winter and spring championships
Mar12

NCAA cancels NCAA Tournament, remaining winter and spring championships

The NCAA has officially canceled both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, as well as remaining winter and spring championships. Today, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships,” the NCAA said in a statement. “This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public...

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