Men’s golf returns with focus on the 15th club
Feb13

Men’s golf returns with focus on the 15th club

For the four upperclassmen on  the  men’s  golf team,  the desire to  win  more  has been brewing for four years. Alex Chalk, Gregor Tait, Andres Acevedo and  Alex McAuley led  the  naming  of the mental core values for this year’s squad to help them ac- complish team and personal goals. Last   semester,  men’s   golf had one of the highest GPAs among  student  athlete  teams...

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David Festa primed to help experienced baseball roster
Feb13

David Festa primed to help experienced baseball roster

On a baseball team full of experience, David Festa adds to that despite being only a sophomore. The University’s  reigning Freshman Athlete of the Year is one of the pivotal starting pitchers on a team with hopes of capturing the conference crown. Already holding the role of a weekend starter, it is known Festa is one of the most important cogs of the Pirate program after an impressive first season. “(For mentality and  skill last...

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Seton Hall falters against No. 23 Creighton as Myles Powell goes ice cold
Feb12

Seton Hall falters against No. 23 Creighton as Myles Powell goes ice cold

As Myles Powell launched up a three with 1.4 seconds left and saw it fall, the usually exuberant superstar looked defeated instead in a clear indication of the effort his team put forth against a steady Creighton team on Wednesday night. Powell finished at an abysmal 3-for-16 overall from the field and 1-for-11 from beyond the arc as Seton Hall fell, 87-82, for the second straight time at the Prudential Center. Renee Nunez/Staff...

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Pirates put up valiant effort in loss to Blue Demons
Feb11

Pirates put up valiant effort in loss to Blue Demons

Sunday marked National Girls and Women in Sports Day in South Orange, and Walsh Gymnasium was jam-packed with celebratory honors and momentous odes to the sporting world’s best female superstars for a critically important Big East matchup with nationally ranked DePaul. Unfortunately for the Pirates, celebration was not the mantra of the day as they fell in a hard-fought slugfest at home, 86-76. The team was thoroughly outplayed in the...

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Seton Hall scores first road win against Villanova in 26 years
Feb08

Seton Hall scores first road win against Villanova in 26 years

If there was ever going to be a Seton Hall team to snap its 26-year losing streak at Villanova, it’s this one. The Pirates found themselves at a crossroads with 9:41 remaining. Myles Powell picked up his fourth foul, sending him to the bench with Seton Hall holding a slim 46-42 lead. Faced with their star on the bench, Quincy McKnight battling foul trouble of his own and a raucous Villanova crowd, the Pirates could have folded and...

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Myles Powell named to multiple final award watchlists
Feb06

Myles Powell named to multiple final award watchlists

Before Seton Hall star Myles Powell’s senior year began, he found himself on multiple national award watchlists. From the Wooden Award watchlist for national player of the year to the Jerry West Award for the best shooting guard in the country, Powell was in the running for most of the country’s prominent in awards. Despite injuries that have kept him out of action and the beating he has taken throughout Big East Play; the Trenton...

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Weekend meeting with Villanova a crucial one for Seton Hall
Feb06

Weekend meeting with Villanova a crucial one for Seton Hall

The battle for supremacy in the Big East Conference moves to the Wells Fargo Center this weekend as Seton Hall visits Villanova for the first time this season. Sitting at 9-1 in conference play after a win over Georgetown, Seton Hall is tasked with maintaining its place atop the Big East standings against a Villanova squad that enters the weekend two games behind the Pirates following a heartbreaking buzzer-beating loss against Butler...

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Premier League executive joins NY Red Bulls as Head of Sport
Feb06

Premier League executive joins NY Red Bulls as Head of Sport

The New York Red Bulls announced former Wolverhampton Wanderers Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell as their new Head of Sport on Monday. His position with New York entails oversight over the entirety of the sporting side of the club while Sporting Director Denis Hamlett will remain in charge of day-to-day operations and report to Thelwell. Thelwell had spent 12 years working in England before joining the Major League Soccer franchise in...

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NBA still has adjustments to make to the All-Star Game
Feb06

NBA still has adjustments to make to the All-Star Game

In an effort to make the All-Star game as competitive as it once was, the NBA revamped the selection process and allowed two team captains to select from a 24-player pool. While this changes the future of the game, the league still has to work on the players that make that pool. Player one is averaging more than 27 points on 63.4% shooting to go along with six assists. Photo via NBA.com Player two is has a top-6 scoring average at...

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Myles Powell returns to form, Seton Hall hangs on for win over Georgetown
Feb05

Myles Powell returns to form, Seton Hall hangs on for win over Georgetown

After falling to a desperate Xavier team to suffer its first Big East loss of the season last weekend, Seton Hall came out firing on all cylinders and held on at the end to secure a 78-71 win over Georgetown. Undoubtedly, Kevin Willard has to be thrilled with his team’s electric start in the nation’s capital. For a team notoriously slow out of the gate, the Pirates started the game on a 16-0 run behind four hits from beyond the arc –...

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Quincy McKnight suffers leg injury in loss to Xavier
Feb01

Quincy McKnight suffers leg injury in loss to Xavier

Seton Hall’s loss to Xavier halted its 10-game winning streak and perfect start to Big East play, but the Pirates’ biggest loss of the day came just before the under-four timeout. Quincy McKnight’s left knee severely buckled on a drive to the rim and was unable to put any sort of pressure on it as he was helped off the floor and taken back to the locker room for further evaluation. Here is a replay of Quincy McKnight’s injury....

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Combination of youth and experience to lead Tennis in 2020
Jan30

Combination of youth and experience to lead Tennis in 2020

At West Point this weekend, Seton Hall tennis will get a taste of Big East competition as they compete against Georgetown among other schools. With last year’s number two position player, Regina Pitts, transferring, the lineup had to be shifted. Many of last year’s players must now use their experience to acclimate into new roles. The newcomers, two of whom are freshmen, look to make an immediate impact. The two freshmen who will...

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