Tait ready to step up as a leader for men’s golf
Sep19

Tait ready to step up as a leader for men’s golf

In a transition year for the Seton Hall men’s golf team, the young Pirates roster looks for someone to lead the 60% of upperclassmen that make up the roster. It is clear that Gregor Tait has become an apparent leader both in the locker room and on the course. Tait, who ranked 19th in scoring average in the entire Big East Conference a year ago, was also the Seton Hall Freshman Male Student Athlete in 2018-19. Now he is looking to make...

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Pirates take 3rd in tournament
Sep14

Pirates take 3rd in tournament

It was nearly exactly a year ago to the date that the Seton Hall men’s golf team registered a 4th place finish at the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Tournament in upstate Hamilton, New York. They were headed in their efforts by a freshman playing in his first ever collegiate tournament —  Devin Ramachandran, whose heady play landed him in a tie for fourth place on the leaderboards, the top number for any Pirate in the tournament....

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Men’s golf looks to start the season with a bang
Sep11

Men’s golf looks to start the season with a bang

While the 2018-19 PGA Tour season ended in late August, the 2019-20 Collegiate Golf season is just getting started. Seton Hall officially kicked off the year on September 7th at the 2019 Alex Lagowitz Memorial in Hamilton, New York, and the hype for the season could not be higher. Head coach Clay White’s squad will have a slew of experienced players, including seniors Alex McAuley and Alex Chalk, as well as juniors Gregor Tait and...

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Pirates’ golf star Lizzie Win competes with world’s best
Sep04

Pirates’ golf star Lizzie Win competes with world’s best

The Seton Hall women’s golf season takes a hiatus from late April until late September, but rising senior and team leader Lizzie Win kept busy competing this summer. Win, who earned Big East All-Tournament and All-Conference honors for the second straight season in 2018-19, played in the LPGA Marathon Classic from July 11-14. Win qualified for this year’s event by notching an even par-72 in a qualifying event earlier in that week,...

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Women’s golf places third at Big East Championship
Apr29

Women’s golf places third at Big East Championship

This past weekend was the culmination of it all for the Seton Hall women’s golf team and its 2018-19 campaign, a sweet chance for a year’s worth of work and season-long dreams to be realized with a hopeful Big East title. The Big East tournament, featuring the conference’s six women’s golf programs – Xavier, Georgetown, St. John’s, Butler, Creighton and Seton Hall, was the task on hand. The Pirates put forth a good effort in the...

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Kness credits team for individual success
Apr24

Kness credits team for individual success

It is easy to get lost in transition. Change is difficult and being able to cope with a new environment in a swift manner is an impressive accomplishment. However, progressing into that new period, and continually breaking down the boundaries is what separates the good from the great – and Mia Kness is great. Before her two individual titles and becoming the second golfer in program history to do so, and before even coming to Seton...

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Chance for redemption stopped by weather for women’s golf
Mar11

Chance for redemption stopped by weather for women’s golf

Just over one round of golf was played at the women’s River Landing classic earlier this week, as the final two rounds of the event were cut short due to incoming darkness rendering the course unplayable on Monday. Seton Hall, despite the poor conditions, powered through the competition to try and make best of the situation at hand. The weather, though, had other plans to derail the momentum coming off of Seton Hall’s second place...

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Seton Hall finishes in sixth place at Loyola Intercollegiate
Feb28

Seton Hall finishes in sixth place at Loyola Intercollegiate

Seton Hall had plenty to deal with weather-wise last week, as imminent snowfall, heavy wind and sleet hit the South Orange area. The men’s golf team did not see one inch, however, as it was able to avoid the slew of inclement weather this past weekend when competing in the Loyola Invitational in Goodyear, Ariz. last weekend. Fittingly named Palm Valley Golf Course, known for its rolling hills and diverse terrain, the Pirates embraced...

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Sager propels women’s golf to second place finish over weekend
Feb26

Sager propels women’s golf to second place finish over weekend

The Seton Hall women’s golf team opened its spring season finishing in second at the 2019 Rio Verde Invitational on Feb. 24.  They competed among a field of 18 teams that also featured Big East rivals Xavier. The invitational was initially postponed on Friday due to a local storm, so the tournament took place later in the weekend with only two rounds of action. The Pirates were able to tie for the best second round score with an...

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Women’s Golf eager to start second half of season
Feb20

Women’s Golf eager to start second half of season

After a lengthy break, Seton Hall’s Women’s Golf team are hard at work preparing for the second half of their season. In the build up to the Big East Championship, Coach Natalie Desjardins and her team will compete in six tournaments across the east coast and midwest. Focus during the team’s winter training sessions have honed in on developing the mental aspect of each golfer and their physical conditioning. Knowing weather conditions...

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Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie
Feb06

Men’s Golf uses winter to strengthen camaraderie

During the frigid temperatures of December and early January, the Seton Hall men’s golf team was faced with the difficult task of finding where to play 18 holes under comfortable conditions. While sophomore Andres Acevedo and freshman Deven Ramachandran relished the opportunities of playing in Texas and the warm Bay Area breezes, other golfers decided to use the extended break to play as a group. Senior Gen Nagai, who won the...

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Nagai finds success in home tournament
Jan23

Nagai finds success in home tournament

Gen Nagai had himself quite the homecoming during the first weekend of January, as the Philippines native came away with the victory in the Philippine Amateur Open Golf Championship. “I haven’t won a tournament in general since I got to Seton Hall, so to finally pull something off felt really good,” Nagai said. “It gives me a lot of confidence heading into the season.” For the tournament, Nagai shot 14-over-par on a difficult course...

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