Seton Hall continue to improve its conference mark with road win
Jan26

Seton Hall continue to improve its conference mark with road win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team were victorious Friday afternoon in Providence’s Alumni Hall as they defeated the Providence Friars, 65-56. It was the same score-line that the Hall had beaten Providence by on Jan. 5 in Walsh Gymnasium, with the Hall having won four of their last five, beginning with that first Providence win. The game was low-scoring in the first quarter, and things stay close until an 8-0 run to close...

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Bozzella gets 400th win: A milestone 26 years in the making
Jan24

Bozzella gets 400th win: A milestone 26 years in the making

When the Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated the Georgetown Hoyas on Jan. 14, the win was more significant than a boost in the Big East standings. In a game in which the Pirates never trailed, the 70-65 victory was the 400th career win for Pirates head coach Tony Bozzella. In the midst of his fifth season at The Hall, Bozzella has picked up 95 of his now 401 career wins. Coaching at his alma mater, Bozzella has posted a .629...

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Inja Butina emerging as key Pirates playmaker
Jan24

Inja Butina emerging as key Pirates playmaker

This season has been a roller coaster for Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team. After Taylor Brown went down with an injury and Donnaizha Fountain departed the program, Seton Hall quickly found itself without its two leading scorers and rebounders. With the team in the midst of a tough conference schedule, the Pirates needed someone to step up. So far, that person has been Inja Butina. The 5-foot-9 junior guard from Zagreb, Croatia...

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Donnaizha Fountain parts ways with Seton Hall
Jan21

Donnaizha Fountain parts ways with Seton Hall

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team announced last week that its leader this season in minutes, points and rebounds, Donnaizha Fountain, will no longer be a part of the program. The shocking news came on the heels of Seton Hall’s grudge-match with St. John’s on Jan. 21 in Walsh Gymnasium. However, the team had known about Fountain’s departure since the middle of last week. Seton Hall went on to win their first game without...

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Pirates hold on for physical victory as Bozzella reaches milestone win total
Jan14

Pirates hold on for physical victory as Bozzella reaches milestone win total

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team picked up its third Big East win of the season with a 70-65 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas. The win was head coach Tony Bozzella’s 400th of his career. The Pirates’ defense came out strong and forced some turnovers early, which turned into easy points at the other end and a quick 6-0 lead. Seton Hall went on to outscore Georgetown 14-2 in the fast break over the course of the...

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Seton Hall crumbles late in loss to Villanova
Jan12

Seton Hall crumbles late in loss to Villanova

The Pirates were unable to capitalize on early shooting woes by Villanovaon Friday night as they fell to the Wildcats at home, 67-59. The game opened up positively for the Pirates, as they stormed out to an early 10-5 lead. This charge was led by Shadeen Samuels, who was a prominent threat the entire game. Many times, Samuels was able to drive and finish in the paint. The Pirates also provided defense that stagnated any offensive...

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Seton Hall earns vital conference road win against Xavier
Jan10

Seton Hall earns vital conference road win against Xavier

On the heels of a road loss to Butler on Sunday afternoon, the Seton Hall women’s basketball team earned their first road conference win, 62-51, over the Xavier Musketeers in Cincinnati, Ohio. The win improves the Pirates conference record to 2-4, and their overall record to 10-7. The Pirates have come and gone with the senior trio of Donnaizha Fountain and JaQuan Jackson, and the two had 17 and 10 points, respectively, while...

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Pirates suffer another Big East road loss
Jan07

Pirates suffer another Big East road loss

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team came up short on Sunday afternoon in Hinkle Fieldhouse, as the Butler Bulldogs defeated them, 66-48. The final score in this affair is not indicative how close the game was for two-and-a-half quarters. In fact, at halftime, Seton Hall led by a score of 30-26. Jaquan Jackson was the team’s leading scorer with 10 points, as the senior guard shot 2-for-4 from three. The Pirates were shooting...

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Pirates rediscover confidence and capture first Big East win
Jan06

Pirates rediscover confidence and capture first Big East win

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team defeated the Providence Friars, 65-56, to pick up their first in-conference victory of the season on Friday night in Walsh Gymnasium. Donnaizha Fountain had an especially memorable night, as she led the way with 20 points and 12 rebounds, while also registering her 1000th career point. “It’s been a long time coming,” Fountain said on hitting the milestone. “It feels good.” The Pirates and Friars...

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Pirates offense freezes against visiting Bluejays
Jan02

Pirates offense freezes against visiting Bluejays

The Seton Hall’s women’s basketball team fell to the Creighton Bluejays on Tuesday night in Walsh Gymnasium, 68-51, in what was the Pirates first game of 2018. The Pirates entered the game looking for their first conference win after dropping back-to-back road games to DePaul and Marquette, while Creighton was hoping to remain perfect in Big East play. Seton Hall got off to a 9-4 lead early in the first quarter, but had trouble taking...

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Pirates drop second straight conference road game
Dec30

Pirates drop second straight conference road game

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team lost a tough road game on Saturday night to the preseason-Big East favorite Marquette, 97-84. The loss makes for the Pirates first losing streak of the season, as Seton Hall open up Big East play 0-2. Seton Hall was led in scoring by Donnaizha Fountain, who had 16 points in the losing effort.  Fountain had 13 points in the opening 10 minutes, which led all scorers in the first quarter. The...

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Pirates open Big East play with road loss to DePaul
Dec29

Pirates open Big East play with road loss to DePaul

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team (8-4, 0-1) began its Big East schedule on Thursday night and fell, 89-66, to the DePaul Blue Demons (9-4, 1-0) at McGrath-Phillips Arena in Chicago, Ill. DePaul’s Ashton Millender – who did not see Big East play last year after a stress-reaction injury cut her campaign short – scored 18 points in the second half, all three-pointers to help her team secure the win over the Pirates. DePaul entered...

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