Owen T. Carroll Field becoming a fortress for men’s soccer
Oct09

Owen T. Carroll Field becoming a fortress for men’s soccer

After an emphatic 3-1 victory over Fordham on Tuesday night, Seton Hall is one of the only four Big East teams with an undefeated home record this season. Since the conclusion of this summer’s renovations to Owen T. Carroll Field, the Pirates have produced impressive wins over Big East rivals DePaul and Creighton. Despite playing the match at the Red Bull Training Facility, Seton Hall’s 6-0 win over Central Connecticut State was the...

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Men’s soccer thriving at home under Lindberg’s leadership
Oct09

Men’s soccer thriving at home under Lindberg’s leadership

Owen T. Carroll Field has been friendly to the Seton Hall men’s soccer team since Andreas Lindberg took over in 2018. Under Lindberg’s leadership, the Pirates have consistently defended their home pitch – something that was lacking before Lindberg arrived from LIU Post. From 2016-17 under coach Gerson Echeverry, Seton Hall went 7-7-3 playing in South Orange. With Lindberg calling the shots, that record has flipped in the Pirates’...

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Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener
Oct02

Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team defeated DePaul 2-1 on Saturday night in a nail biter decided by Stephen Elias’ 85th minute goal. Elias, the leading goal scorer and captain for the Pirates, notched his fourth of the season when he was the first to react to the second bounce off a corner kick. “Those second balls are the most dangerous balls in soccer,” Elias said. “That’s when the team shut off right there and then. The ball back in...

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Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener
Sep29

Pirates snatch crucial three points in home opener

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team defeated the DePaul Blue Demons on Saturday night, 2-1, in a nail biter that Stephen Elias’ 85th minute goal ended. Elias, the leading goal scorer and captain for the Pirates, notched his fourth of the season when he was the first to react to the second bounce off a corner kick. “Those second balls are the most dangerous balls in soccer really,” Elias said. “That’s when team shut off right there then....

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Seton Hall defeats NJIT on road to curb slump
Sep25

Seton Hall defeats NJIT on road to curb slump

The struggling Seton Hall men’s soccer team knocked off the NJIT Highlanders, 4-1, on Tuesday night in Newark. The team hopes the win serves as a catalyst for Andreas Lindberg’s side. With the victory, the Pirates improve to 2-4-0 on the season. The Pirates, who entered Tuesday’s game having failed to score from open play since their first game and dropped their Big East opener 1-0 against Providence last Friday, broke the drought in...

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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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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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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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