Men’s soccer mark Big East season-opener with win over St. John’s
Feb28

Men’s soccer mark Big East season-opener with win over St. John’s

Historically, opening day for the Big East regular season has a day to forget for the men’s soccer team. Over the last decade, they had lost every single Big East opener to a collection of opponents including St. John’s, Providence, DePaul, Creighton and Syracuse. In fact, the last time Seton Hall won their Big East regular season opener was in 2009 with a 3-1 win over Syracuse. With the season’s opener scheduled to...

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Men’s soccer finish non-conference schedule with win over Fairleigh Dickinson
Feb25

Men’s soccer finish non-conference schedule with win over Fairleigh Dickinson

The Pirates came into Wednesday’s game looking to stay undefeated and gain some momentum after an impressive 1-0 victory over La Salle last Saturday. They faced off against visitors Fairleigh Dickinson, who lost their only game thus far, in a 2-0 defeat to Fordham.  Photo via SHU Athletics Goals 23’: CJ Tibbling dribbled away from a couple of defenders on the left side of the field. He drew a foul, but the referee granted Tibbling an...

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Limited number of fans allowed at New Jersey pro and college sports games
Feb22

Limited number of fans allowed at New Jersey pro and college sports games

Feb. 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Seton Hall Athletics announced on Tuesday that they plan to allow a limited number of fans to attend Mar. 3’s game against the University of Connecticut. Full story here. Feb. 22, 2021 at 1:20 p.m. Seton Hall Athletics issued a statement stating they are currently working with the Prudential Center to potentially host fans for their Mar. 3 game against the University of Connecticut. “We have...

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Setonian Sports Quick Links: Feb. 22, 2021
Feb22

Setonian Sports Quick Links: Feb. 22, 2021

Pair of Pirates hit 1,000 points Men’s basketball player Sandro Mamukelashvili and Desiree Elmore of the women’s team both hit a career milestone this past week, scoring their 1,000th points for Seton Hall. Both seniors did so in wins for Seton Hall with Mamukelashvili scoring his 1,000th point on Feb. 17 in a 60-52 win against DePaul and Elmore’s coming in a 67-55 win over Providence. Photo via SHU Athletics...

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Men’s soccer opens season with six-goal thriller against NJIT
Feb18

Men’s soccer opens season with six-goal thriller against NJIT

The Pirates battled NJIT in a back and forth game that ended in a 3-3 tie after a scoreless overtime period. The Highlanders struck first through Sergio Pita in the 14’ after Jose Adames dribbled his way into the box and slid the ball across goal to set up Pita for the opener. However, Seton Hall debutant Johannes Pex scored the equalizer 10 minutes later. Pex was in the right position at the right time, scoring off a rebound from...

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Incoming defenders impress during COVID-19 training sessions for men’s soccer
Oct02

Incoming defenders impress during COVID-19 training sessions for men’s soccer

Despite its season getting postponed due to COVID-19, the Seton Hall men’s soccer team has continued training and practicing in anticipation of the tentative spring season.  Coach Andreas Lindberg said he feels the incoming group of freshmen and transfers can possibly play a key role during the upcoming season. Among these newcomers include freshmen defenders Mark Walier and Pierce Enxuto and junior transfer defender Maurice “Mo”...

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BIG EAST postpones all Fall 2020 sports contests

Per Big East Conference press release, the conference has decided to postpone all sports contests for the upcoming Fall 2020 season. The decision to postpone the remaining in-conference games was made by the BIG EAST COVID-19 Task Force on Wednesday, August 12. #BIGEAST announcement on Fall Sports Full release: https://t.co/s2XbzEf08p pic.twitter.com/J7bPNWT2Te — BIG EAST Conference (@BIGEAST) August 12, 2020 The sports affected...

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Ali Simmons continues to improve coaching skill set outside of Seton Hall
Jun11

Ali Simmons continues to improve coaching skill set outside of Seton Hall

Before arriving at Seton Hall, Ali Simmons already had a gleaming resume with two NCAA Division II national championships with Barry University and the University of Charleston on it. As is the case for most up-and-coming college soccer coaches, Simmons is well-traveled and has made connections with various coaches and players from all over the country. However, his work outside of the college soccer realm also speaks volumes for the...

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Big East announces plan to divide conference into regional divisions
Jun08

Big East announces plan to divide conference into regional divisions

On Thursday, the Big East announced changes to the 2020 regular-season schedules for men’s soccer, women’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey. In order to mitigate travel and a potential spike in COVID-19 cases among student-athletes, Big East teams will only play against other programs within newly established regional divisions. Men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball, the conference will compete in the East Division and the...

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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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Offseason is scouting season for Lindberg and men’s soccer coaching staff
Jan23

Offseason is scouting season for Lindberg and men’s soccer coaching staff

A college coach’s job is never over even if their respective sport is in the offseason. “It was a few nights in Athens with just my wife only for vacation,” coach Andreas Lindberg said recalling his holiday season festivities. Strictly vacation trips are hard to come by for coach Lindberg and his staff as they are always on the road scouting players and attending conferences. He had only just gotten back to campus a few days ago after...

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McKenzie caps off senior year with BIG EAST honors
Nov21

McKenzie caps off senior year with BIG EAST honors

It was an electric Friday night match-up against Army West Point in New York that got the ball rolling for the Englishman’s collegiate soccer career at Seton Hall a year ago in August. “One memory that does stick out in my mind would be my first ever competitive game with Seton Hall,” senior forward Carlton McKenzie said. McKenzie recalls the Army fans’ section’s usual rowdiness and the stands being closer to the players than he was...

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