Lindberg works overtime to achieve “the only option”: winning
Sep06

Lindberg works overtime to achieve “the only option”: winning

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Extra time, tie game, on a late night, the last Friday before the start of classes, surrounded by the forest and mountains of West Point, N.Y. In so many ways, it was the end of the line: the conclusion to the match, the culmination of a long day, the goodbye to vacation. But, it was in fact the start: the very beginning of a new era in Seton Hall men’s soccer. Following six tumultuous losing seasons under Gerson...

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Pirates stay perfect thanks to late-game heroics from McKenzie
Aug29

Pirates stay perfect thanks to late-game heroics from McKenzie

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team remained perfect on the season with a 2-1 victory at Central Connecticut State University on Tuesday night. The win puts the team at 2-0 under first-year head coach Andreas Lindberg and is Seton Hall’s best start to a season since 2008. The Pirates jumped on the board first with a goal in the 19th minute by Martin Storesund off a through ball up the left side from Alex Pozesky. Nine minutes...

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Pirates fall to Stony Brook in close contest
Aug26

Pirates fall to Stony Brook in close contest

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team failed to come away victorious against Stony Brook University on Sunday afternoon, dropping the match by a final score of 1-0. Both the Pirates and Seawolves battled for each opportunity within the 18 in the tight-knit affair. Despite the first half going without a score, the match was anything but stale. With the head official choosing to swallow his whistle, the first 45 minutes were full of...

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Seton Hall wins in double overtime thriller at West Point
Aug25

Seton Hall wins in double overtime thriller at West Point

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team opened its regular season slate with a thrilling 2-1 double-overtime victory over the Army Black Knights on Friday in West Point, N.Y. Both teams set the tone of the game early, as they traded shots and fouls throughout the first 15 minutes. Seton Hall was the first to draw blood, however, as forward CJ Tibbling netted the first goal of the season on a penalty kick towards the end of the 16th minute....

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Fall at the Hall: Autumn action approaching
Jun19

Fall at the Hall: Autumn action approaching

Soon, school will be back in session, which means the beginning of what is to be a long year for Seton Hall Athletics. With the fall sports season right around the corner, take a look at where each team stands heading into 2018: Women’s Soccer: Nick Santoriello The Seton Hall women’s soccer team will hope to bounce back from a tough season last fall. Entering his fifth season at the helm, head coach Rick Stainton will look to improve...

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Million dollar smiles: Men’s soccer captain connects with the homeless in South Orange
Apr18

Million dollar smiles: Men’s soccer captain connects with the homeless in South Orange

Day has turned to night and Pedro Neto is making his way to the South Orange train station. It is a trip he often makes, but rarely ever to actually step foot on the train platform. His purpose for being there is far greater. He rounds Cottage Street and makes the turn onto South Orange Avenue. His schedule is overflowing with commitments from being a key member of the men’s soccer team to his demands with classes, but Neto finds time...

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New men’s soccer coach Andreas Lindberg putting pieces together
Mar21

New men’s soccer coach Andreas Lindberg putting pieces together

After a season in which the Seton Hall men’s soccer team finished 6-10-1, the Pirates entered an offseason of considerable change centered around the hiring of Andreas Lindberg as the team’s next head coach. With a new coach comes fresh perspective, meaning not only a change in culture around the program but also a change in style of play. “I like to play attack-minded soccer that’s attractive to watch,” Lindberg said. “Realistically,...

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Seton Hall names Andreas Lindberg next men’s soccer coach
Dec11

Seton Hall names Andreas Lindberg next men’s soccer coach

After an extensive search, Seton Hall athletic director Patrick Lyons announced Monday that Andreas Lindberg will serve as the next head coach of the Seton Hall men’s soccer program. Lindberg comes to South Orange after spending nine years at Division II LIU Post, where he racked up seven NCAA tournament appearances. “We are extremely excited to bring in a coach of Andreas’ caliber to lead our men’s soccer program at Seton Hall,”...

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Despite improvement, Echeverry’s exit strikes change
Nov15

Despite improvement, Echeverry’s exit strikes change

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team wrapped up its season with a 2-0 win over Villanova on Nov. 1, giving the Pirates a 6-10-1 overall record and a 3-6 mark in conference play. Though the season was not what the team hoped, it was an improvement from previous years. After last year’s record of 4-11-2 and a winless season in 2015, the Pirates found themselves on the winning end more frequently in 2017. The season ultimately resulted in...

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Echeverry steps down as men’s soccer head coach
Nov06

Echeverry steps down as men’s soccer head coach

Gerson Echeverry has spent a significant part of his life at Seton Hall, devoting 15 years as a player, assistant coach and for the most recent six years, as head coach. But the latter of those stints came to end on Monday morning, with the announcement that Echeverry has stepped down from the position he held since Dec. 19, 2011, to pursue other opportunities. “I want to thank Pat Lyons and Seton Hall University for giving me the...

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Seton Hall wins feel-good finale on Senior Day
Nov01

Seton Hall wins feel-good finale on Senior Day

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team defeated Villanova 2-0 at Owen T. Carroll Field in its last match of the season on Wednesday night. The team honored its11 seniors prior to the match, and later proceeded to play one of its most complete performances of the season to secure the team’s sixth win of the season. The game began rather quietly, with not too much action near the net, however, Seton Hall continued pushing. The Pirates broke...

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Transfers embrace challenge to return men’s soccer to prominence
Nov01

Transfers embrace challenge to return men’s soccer to prominence

Tied at one, on the road and vying to keep their Big East Tournament hopes alive, Seton Hall got a big moment from a player that was a year ago playing across the country at Las Positas, a junior college in Livermore, Calif. That player was Marco Neves, and that moment was Neves’ fourth goal of the season. Meanwhile, marauding in the defensive midfield throughout the season has been Gabriel Viola, the Brazilian by way of Iowa Western...

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