NCAA releases action plan considerations to bring student-athletes back on campus amid COVID-19
May30

NCAA releases action plan considerations to bring student-athletes back on campus amid COVID-19

On Friday night, the NCAA released its Resocialization of Collegiate Sports: Action Plan Considerations document which outlines detailed steps colleges across the country can take in order to safely bring student-athletes back onto campus in the fall. The considerations still follow simple practices such as maintaining good personal hygiene, wearing face mask and remaining six feet away from other people whenever possible. They also...

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Seton Hall Athletics unveils 2020 SHUcademy award winners

Seton Hall Athletics celebrated its annual SHUcademy Awards presentation on Wednesday, handing out awards to all 14 of its programs via Instagram and Twitter. Myles Powell was named Seton Hall’s Male Athlete of the Year after becoming the program’s first NCAA consensus first-team All-American since 1953 and winning the Jerry West National Shooting Guard of the Year Award. Powell also won the SHUcademy award for men’s...

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Jeff Ngandu commits to Seton Hall
May08

Jeff Ngandu commits to Seton Hall

Orangeville Prep’s (Canada) Jeff Ngandu became the third member of Seton Hall’s 2020 recruiting class Friday night after announcing his commitment to the Pirates via his social media platforms. Photo via North Pole Hoops Here’s the basics on Seton Hall’s newest commit: Name: Jeff NganduPosition: CenterHeight, Weight: 6-foot-9, 220 poundsHometown: Mono, Ontario, Canada Recruitment Ngandu committed to Seton Hall over Big East rivals...

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Men’s soccer alumnus launches GoFundMe to assist grieving teammate who lost grandfather, brother and family home in span of two months
May08

Men’s soccer alumnus launches GoFundMe to assist grieving teammate who lost grandfather, brother and family home in span of two months

Amid what is already a trying and troubling time during this pandemic, a series of unfortunate events have struck close to home for the Seton Hall men’s soccer team. Earlier Friday morning, the team’s Instagram page posted a link to a GoFundMe page created by Seton Hall men’s soccer alumnus David Arvidsson in support of rising senior defender Oscar Nävarp. Over the last two months, Nävarp lost his grandfather, Sten-Borje, and...

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Ryan Conway commits to Seton Hall
May04

Ryan Conway commits to Seton Hall

Seton Hall added its first 2021 recruit Monday night as Dulaney High School (MD) point guard Ryan Conway announced his committment to the Pirates via Instagram video post. Here’s the basics on Seton Hall’s newest commit: Name: Ryan ConwayPosition: Point GuardHeight, Weight: 6-foot-1, 160 poundsHometown: Lutherville Timonium, MD Recruitment Conway committed to Seton Hall over Big East rivals Providence and Marquette as well as...

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Missouri transfer Tray Jackson commits to Seton Hall
Apr30

Missouri transfer Tray Jackson commits to Seton Hall

Missouri transfer Tray Jackson committed to Seton Hall on Monday night. Jackson will sit out the 2020-21 season, giving him three years of remaining eligibility. A former Top 100 recruit out of Sunrise Christian Academy in Detroit, Jackson averaged 2.9 points and 1.8 rebounds per game as a freshman at Missouri last season. Seton Hall recruited Jackson hard when he was in high school, but he ultimately committed to Minnesota over the...

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Tennis ready for major turnover after cut-short season
Apr30

Tennis ready for major turnover after cut-short season

On a tight-knit squad of eight players, the Seton Hall tennis team will graduate five. Out of all the programs at the school, this is by far the highest turnover rate. Mekeila Erspamer, Minja Gligic, Anniek Jansen, Michal Matson and Melody Taal all had their undergraduate careers ended early by COVID-19. Now, if all choose to leave and not express an extra year of eligibility, the tennis team will look much different next season....

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Senior spotlight: golf unable to build on fall success
Apr23

Senior spotlight: golf unable to build on fall success

In a perfect world, the Seton Hall women’s and men’s golf teams would be competing at the Big East Championship this weekend and next weekend, respectively. However, as is well known, that plan was derailed due to season cancellations. For both programs, a chance to build upon a successful fall season has been denied. The women, led by Natalie Desjardins, and the men, led by Clay White, each had formidable rosters and looked to excel...

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By the numbers: Bryce Aiken, Seton Hall’s new graduate transfer
Apr23

By the numbers: Bryce Aiken, Seton Hall’s new graduate transfer

Harvard graduate transfer Bryce Aiken is returning to New Jersey next season, and he will finally don the blue and white of Seton Hall. His last year at Harvard did not go as smoothly as he would have wanted, but the former top-100 recruit’s Ivy League experience and seniority will be welcomed assets to the Pirates’ locker room next season. Aiken ended his Harvard career averaging 16.9 points, 2.5 assists and 2.2 rebounds per game...

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The forgotten basketball recruiting class of 2000
Apr17

The forgotten basketball recruiting class of 2000

The 2014 Seton Hall men’s basketball recruiting class will never be forgotten. Getting ready for his fifth season as head coach, Kevin Willard made a splash. He was able to muster up a top-20 recruiting class according to 247Sports, which included a 5-star in Isaiah Whitehead. Not too shabby either was another 4-star center by the name of Angel Delgado and a few other medium-rated guys in Khadeen Carrington, Desi Rodriguez, Ishmael...

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Senior Spotlight: consistency marks baseball’s quintet
Apr17

Senior Spotlight: consistency marks baseball’s quintet

After playing their junior seasons away from home due to the construction of Mike Sheppard, Sr. Stadium at Owen T. Carroll Field, the Seton Hall baseball team’s seniors had the 2020 season vanish into thin air due to COVID-19. The Pirates started the 2020 season with 13 games on the road, going 5-8 over that stretch. Then, on March 11, the first day without in-person classes for Seton Hall students, the field was christened with a...

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Adama Sanogo at the forefront of Seton Hall’s recruiting efforts as he nears decision
Apr16

Adama Sanogo at the forefront of Seton Hall’s recruiting efforts as he nears decision

On Aug. 16, 2013, Top 100 recruit Angel Delgado decided to take his talents from the Patrick School in local Hillside, N.J. to Seton Hall. The end result? A historic career in which Delgado broke the Big East’s all-time rebounding record and earned himself a place in Pirates lore. Could Adama Sanogo be the next Top 100 Patrick School big man to follow in Delgado’s footsteps? A four-star recruit, No. 66 player in his class...

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