Rebimbas brings winning pedigree to women’s coaching staff
Nov14

Rebimbas brings winning pedigree to women’s coaching staff

A Division III national championship game appearance. Two Final Fours. Three Elite Eights. Six conference titles. Nine NCAA Tournament bids. All culminating in a 384-168 record while being named Metropolitan Basketball Writers Coach of the Year four times and a three-time NJAC Coach of the Year. Jose Rebimbas brings experience. As the most decorated head coach in the history of William Patterson men’s basketball, Rebimbas has been...

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Veterans lead the way as Seton Hall downs Fairfield
Nov09

Veterans lead the way as Seton Hall downs Fairfield

The Desiree Elmore and Shadeen Samuels show was out in full force at Walsh Gymnasium on Saturday. The duo combined for 20 of Seton Hall’s 33 first half points and continued its offensive dominance in the second half as the Pirates cruised to a 74-44 victory over Fairfield to improve to 2-0 on the season. Elmore registered a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds, while Samuels contributed 12 points and nine rebounds....

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Elmore leads the way as Seton Hall blows out Sacred Heart
Nov06

Elmore leads the way as Seton Hall blows out Sacred Heart

As part of a 95-69 season opening victory for Seton Hall over Sacred Heart, Big East Preseason Player of the Year Shadeen Samuels displayed why she was recognized as the conference’s best player, notching a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds. She was one of three players to record double digits points, with four players finishing with nine. Samuels and the Pirates’ source of offense came from behind the three-point line, as...

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Seton Hall dominates Jefferson in preseason tune-up
Oct30

Seton Hall dominates Jefferson in preseason tune-up

The 2019-2020 Seton Hall Women’s Basketball season started off with a bang tonight as the Pirates dispatched Jefferson in blowout fashion 98-54, in their first and only exhibition contest this year. The Pirates were led by Shadeen Samuels and Iona transfer Alexis Lewis, who rained threes in her pirate debut. Samuels led the Pirates with 18 points and Lewis added 14 points, including four first quarter three-pointers. The win was a...

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Samuels set to lead women’s basketball
Oct23

Samuels set to lead women’s basketball

As the season approaches, so does the beginning of Shadeen Samuels’ farewell tour, as it is a year surrounded by excitement thanks to a Pirate squad being led by the projected best player in the conference. Samuels is the most lethal player on any Big East court for a reason. Her awards shelf is likely going to see renovations after the season to fit more of her accolades, but she is already as accomplished of a women’s basketball...

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Sport prowess runs in Seton Hall recruit’s blood
Oct09

Sport prowess runs in Seton Hall recruit’s blood

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team landed a big-time recruit in late September, as McKenna Minter committed to the Pirates. Minter comes from Lincoln Northeast in Nebraska, the same state where her father, Mike Minter, played college football prior to going to Carolina to be a part of the Panthers for nine years. During his tenure there, Mike was regarded as one of the better safeties in the league, so athletic blood runs in the...

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Ka-Deidre Simmons joins Women’s Basketball coaching staff
Sep18

Ka-Deidre Simmons joins Women’s Basketball coaching staff

One of the greatest players to ever suit up for the Seton Hall women’s basketball program is returning home. On Sept. 18, it was announced that former Pirate standout Ka-Deidre Simmons is joining Tony Bozzella’s coaching staff for the upcoming season. Simmons will serve as a Coordinator of Basketball Operations in her first ever coaching gig. “We’re thrilled to have Didi back with our team,” Bozzella said in a statement. “In addition...

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Women’s Basketball releases non-conference schedule
Sep04

Women’s Basketball releases non-conference schedule

The Seton Hall women’s basketball non-conference schedule was released a few weeks ago, and with it comes a few daunting games for head coach Anthony Bozzella and his squad. Most notably, the University of Connecticut juggernaut team visits Walsh Gymnasium on Dec. 3. A year ago, on Dec. 8, the top-ranked Huskies has the Pirates visit them in a game that saw the Pirates lose by a final of 99-61. In the NCAA Tournament in 2019, Geno...

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Samuels’ patience pays off in development
Apr03

Samuels’ patience pays off in development

Shadeen Samuels is a force. The forward has evolved from a productive role player in her first two years with the women’s basketball program to a can’t-miss supertsar. As a junior, Shadeen Samuels evolved into one of the most impactful players in the Big East. Sarah Yenesel/Photography Editor After winning four state championships and being named a member of USA Today’s New York first Team All-State, Samuels provided valuable minutes...

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Women’s Basketball concludes regular season as WNIT begins
Mar20

Women’s Basketball concludes regular season as WNIT begins

Despite going .500 for the second straight year, finishing out the 2018-19 campaign at 15-15, the women’s basketball team was invited to the WNIT once again after appearing in the tournament in 2018. The Pirates will travel to Ohio to face Toledo in the first round after an up and down regular season. Seton Hall began the season on a three-game winning streak, ultimately wrapping up its non-conference schedule with a record of 8-4....

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Pirates defeated in first round of Big East Tournament
Mar11

Pirates defeated in first round of Big East Tournament

As the postseason got  underway for the Pirates on Saturday afternoon with the beginning of the Big East tournament, the women’s basketball team was unable to lengthen its tenure, as Seton Hall was defeated by St. John’s, 76-51. Coming into the game as the eighth  seed, the Pirates faced the ninth seeded Red Storm after coming away with victories in its two regular season contests against them. The first half showed that,...

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Too little, too late as Pirates’ comeback attempt falls short
Feb26

Too little, too late as Pirates’ comeback attempt falls short

The Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team reduced a 21-point deficit to five on Sunday against Villanova but ultimately could not complete the comeback, losing 73-68. After heavily controlling the first meeting between the two sides, the Pirates found themselves playing catchup for most of the game the second time around. In the first half, Seton Hall’s small ball lineup was not able to gain the edge, as Villanova continued to look...

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