Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn
Nov14

Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn

After a lackluster campaign for the Seton Hall women’s soccer program, changes were finally made. Head coach Rick Stainton parted ways with the Pirates without registering a winning season in his five years of strolling the sidelines in South Orange. The Pirates ended the 2018 season at 2-12-4, including 0-9-0 in conference play, and their goal differential of -24 is a large reason why. Both the offense and the defense struggled...

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Seton Hall’s best season since 2006 ends in a loss
Nov01

Seton Hall’s best season since 2006 ends in a loss

The shots were firing against Villanova in the final game of the season for Seton Hall, but the Pirates could not get any past the keeper on Wednesday night, ultimately losing by a final score of 1-0. The lone goal of the contest came in the second half, with Villanova midfielder Zach Zandi putting in a shot from the right side of the field off a cross. The Pirates were unable to respond, dropping the game which was the final contest...

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Win’s first individual title more than a record-setting performance
Nov01

Win’s first individual title more than a record-setting performance

Lizzie Win can certainly hold her head high. The junior golfer captured her first ever individual title at the collegiate level when she led her team to victory at the 2018 Delaware Lady Blue Hen Invitational on Oct. 21. Win shot 3-over-par for a total score of 216, good enough to break Seton Hall’s previous par-71 record held by Karlie Zabrosky. The outing also netted Win another Big East Women’s Golfer of the Week, her second such...

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Stainton resigns to pursue other opportunities
Oct29

Stainton resigns to pursue other opportunities

Seton Hall women’s soccer coach Rick Stainton is leaving Seton Hall, Vice President and Director of Athletics Patrick Lyons said on Monday morning. Stainton’s departure comes after seven years with the program. Following his time as an assistant coach in 2011 and 2012, Stainton was named head coach in 2013. The season between ending his assistant coach career and beginning his head coach career at Seton Hall was spent as head coach at...

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Men’s soccer drops heartbreaker on Senior Day
Oct28

Men’s soccer drops heartbreaker on Senior Day

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team fell in overtime to Xavier, 2-1, in the team’s last home game of the season on Saturday night. The loss eliminates the Pirates from Big East Tournament contention, as their record drops to 6-6-2 overall, 2-5-1 in-conference. Each team began the game slowly, as neither could maintain possession in the first 10 minutes. Eventually, the Pirates took control of the ball but were unable to break past...

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Pirates pick up crucial conference win over Butler
Oct25

Pirates pick up crucial conference win over Butler

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team completed a crucial come-from-behind victory, 2-1, on the road against Butler University on Wednesday night. The Pirates, though victorious, were playing from behind for almost the entirety of the first half of play. In the 4th minute, Butler found the back of the net and held the lead until the break. The Pirates wasted no time in the second half, though, as CJ Tibbling struck gold for the first time...

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Pirates winless streak extended with loss to Xavier
Oct19

Pirates winless streak extended with loss to Xavier

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was shoutout, 3-0, by Xavier on Thursday night. The loss drops the Pirates to 2-10-4. The Pirates began the game aggressively, getting a shot on goal in the first minute courtesy of Dani Brinckman. The two sides remained in a stalemate until the 9th minute, but Xavier’s Carrie Lewis chipped a shot over the goalkeeper to make the score 1-0 shortly after. After another lull in action, Seton Hall seemed...

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For the USWNT to sustain excellence, the NWSL needs attention and accountability
Oct18

For the USWNT to sustain excellence, the NWSL needs attention and accountability

After a resounding 6-0 win over Jamaica on Sunday night, the United States women’s national team clinched a spot in next summer’s World Cup in France, the program’s ninth straight berth since the inaugural tournament in 1991. On the thin surface layer of international competition, the three-time world champions are thriving, but beneath that glamorous front is a suffering domestic league. Carli Lloyd, who amazed a worldwide audience...

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Defense crucial in Pirates win over NJIT
Oct18

Defense crucial in Pirates win over NJIT

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team won, 1-0, over the NJIT Highlanders on Tuesday night at home. The win improves the Pirates to 5-4-2 on the season. Seton Hall struggled to create offense during the first half, whereas NJIT had a couple of good looks. One attempt in the 26th minute proved dangerous, but goalkeeper Andreas Nota made a fantastic save off a free kick. The second half was a different story as the Pirates pushed the pace....

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Pirates blanked by Red Storm
Oct14

Pirates blanked by Red Storm

The Seton Hall women’s soccer fell, 2-0, to Saint John’s University on Saturday night. The loss marked the 10th straight game in which the Pirates failed to register a win. Saint John’s outclassed Seton Hall in the first portion of the first half, but the Pirates bounced back in the latter half. Cassy Harrigan fired a shot that was blocked in the 33rd minute, and Eva Gonzalez attempted two shots in the 36th and 39th minutes that...

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Pirates remain winless in conference play after loss to Creighton
Oct08

Pirates remain winless in conference play after loss to Creighton

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was unable to obtain its first Big East win of the season on Sunday, falling to Creighton University by a final score of 2-1. The team’s record now sits at 2-8-4, which includes being 0-5 in conference play. The Pirates started out with an early lead, as Alyssa Reszkowski’s scored in the 4th minute. The Pirates have been trying to make adjustments to get on the board early and secure momentum, but...

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Pirates draw with Blue Demons
Oct06

Pirates draw with Blue Demons

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team drew, 1-1, with DePaul University on Saturday afternoon. The result moves the Pirates to 4-3-2, as they were coming off a tough loss to Creighton University. The beginning of the game was a defensive stalemate, as each team’s offense struggled to get shots. Each team was equally physical in the first 18 minutes as well, with DePaul receiving five fouls and Seton Hall receiving one. Seton Hall’s...

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