Seton Hall open Big East action against Providence
Sep19

Seton Hall open Big East action against Providence

With college soccer in full swing across the country, Seton Hall is looking to kick start its 2019 Big East campaign with a win over Providence on Sept. 20. Recent history favorites the Friars in this match up as the Rhode Island side have not lost to the Pirates since the 2012 season. Providence has dominated Seton Hall by an aggregate score of 16-2 over the last six years, with last year’s double overtime victory at Owen T. Carroll...

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Men’s Soccer must find more ways to score
Sep19

Men’s Soccer must find more ways to score

Conference rivalries kick off across the Big East on Friday night, with Seton Hall hitting the road for a meeting with Providence. The Pirates’ four tune-up games have yielded a mixed bag in terms of both results and statistical analysis, but the numbers on offer provide hints at what the team can accomplish under second-year head coach Andreas Lindberg. Lindberg’s diverse squad – no fewer than 14 nationalities are represented on the...

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Johannsdottir finding footing with women’s soccer
Sep18

Johannsdottir finding footing with women’s soccer

In Sept. 2, Seton Hall women’s soccer’s goalkeeper Harpa Johannsdottir was named the Big East Freshman of the Week. She received the honor alongside Offensive Player of the Week Macy Miller of Georgetown, Defensive Player of the Week Meaghan Nally of Georgetown and Goalkeeper of the Week Maddy Henry of Marquette. In terms of the Big East Honor Roll for that week, Johannsdottir was still the only Pirate to get a mention, a dubious...

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Pirates fall to Leigh for third straight loss
Sep16

Pirates fall to Leigh for third straight loss

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team continued its road trip on Saturday as they travelled to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to take on Lehigh. The game resulted in a 1-0 loss for the Pirates, and the defeat puts Seton Hall at a 1-3 record overall and extends its losing streak to three games. The Pirates began the match aggressively by committing a foul within the first few minutes. By the 3rd minute, Seton Hall had already attempted a shot on...

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Siena squeeze by Pirates
Sep14

Siena squeeze by Pirates

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team dropped a close score, 2-1, to Siena on Thursday to drop the team’s record to 1-3 on the year. The loss comes after losing the previous match, 1-0, against Long Island University. In the first three games of the season, the Pirates have scored the same number of goals that took six games last year. Harpa Johannsdottir started in net and recorded two saves during the first half, letting one goal in at...

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Pirates lose first-ever men’s soccer matchup with Florida International
Sep12

Pirates lose first-ever men’s soccer matchup with Florida International

On Sunday, the Seton Hall Men’s soccer team dropped its second game in a row and its first game ever with Florida International University. The Pirates are now 1-2 on the year and went winless in this weekend’s set of contests. Vittorio Argeri scored the lone goal for the Pirates, which was able to cut the game to 2-1, but it was not enough to equalize the game. It was also Vittorio’s first goal of the year. The Pirates started...

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Men’s soccer looking to build upon early stats
Sep11

Men’s soccer looking to build upon early stats

The men’s soccer team is off to a slow start, opening their season with a win and two losses over the last two weeks. The Pirates started on a high note with a 6-0 win over Central Connecticut State. The victory was propelled by transfer Stephen Elias’ standout performance in which he scored a hattrick in the first half. His accomplishment led to the Big East naming him Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Nine different Pirates...

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Elias ready to help mold changing Pirates
Sep11

Elias ready to help mold changing Pirates

Despite it being Seton Hall men’s soccer captain Stephen Elias’ first season on campus as a graduate student, his roots with the school are far entrenched within his soccer history. Elias came over in a slew of new additions by head coach Andreas Lindberg over the summer. Elias previously spent four years, albeit only three playing, at North Carolina State before heading back closer to home in South Orange. While at North Carolina...

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Men’s soccer team starting strong in new formation
Sep11

Men’s soccer team starting strong in new formation

The tactical and systematic preparation that goes into styling a team’s game plan often goes unnoticed when a side has players consistently performing at high level. Though the soccer has become a much more fluid sport in terms of where players are positioned on the field, a team’s shape ultimately defines its strengths and weaknesses in terms of personnel. After their opening three matches of the season, the Seton Hall men’s soccer...

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Pirates bunker down but fall to LIU
Sep07

Pirates bunker down but fall to LIU

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team lost, 1-0, to non-conference rivals Long Island University on Friday, making its season record 1-2 under new head coach Ciara Crinion. The Pirates have not been able to overcome LIU since 2014. Goalkeeper Harpa Johannsdottir was named the Big East Freshman of the Week on Monday after shutting out Lafayette. Unfortunately, she did not have as strong as a showing on Friday, letting in LIU’s only shot...

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Pirates Lose in a Valiant Effort to Ranked Florida Gulf Coast
Sep07

Pirates Lose in a Valiant Effort to Ranked Florida Gulf Coast

On Friday, the Seton Hall men’s soccer team travelled to Fort Myers, Florida to take on the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, the country’s 18th ranked team. Despite putting up a noble effort, the Pirates ultimately lost, 1-0. The game started off in a stalemate, with not much happening in the opening minutes. The first shot of the game occurred at the 7th minute courtesy of Florida Gulf Coast, which missed the net. After a foul on Florida...

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International Flavor: Lindberg looks overseas for recruits
Sep04

International Flavor: Lindberg looks overseas for recruits

After an onslaught of departures at the end of last season, Seton Hall men’s soccer head coach Andreas Lindberg and his staff left no stone unturned when scouting and recruiting for the 2019 season. Six prospects from across England, Sweden, Egypt, Israel and Malta comprised most of the nine-man freshmen class while seven transfer students also joined Seton Hall during the offseason. This whirlwind of incoming and outgoing players has...

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