Mary Jennings’ death still impacts women’s soccer program
Sep26

Mary Jennings’ death still impacts women’s soccer program

Upbeat. Happy. Motivating. These are the words that Seton Hall women’s soccer coach Rick Stainton used to describe the atmosphere at the annual Mary Jennings Memorial Game. The annual game to honor the former Pirate who died of liver cancer will be held on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. at Owen T. Carroll Field against Georgetown. As the head of the program, Stainton has had plenty of exposure to the event and knows what it means from the...

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Pirates blanked in Big East opener
Sep22

Pirates blanked in Big East opener

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team was defeated, 3-0, by DePaul University on Saturday afternoon in its first Big East game of the season. Despite the loss and surrendering three goals, Seton Hall’s defense played well. “Defense comes first and then we look for ways to attack,” head coach Rick Stainton said. “Today we got exposed in some different areas. We tried to say if our attack got better it will help out our defenders, our...

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Late goal gives Pirates draw in Brooklyn
Sep19

Late goal gives Pirates draw in Brooklyn

The Seton Hall women’s soccer team drew, 2-2, with LIU Brooklyn on Wednesday evening. Stealing the show for the Pirates was Siobhan McGovern, who found the back of the net twice in the match. The Blackbirds got on the board first, taking the lead in the 24th minute on a goal by Kimberly Butland. However, Seton Hall responded quickly, as McGovern connected on a rebound from a Dani Camilleri shot in the 30th minute. Just a few moments...

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Burkhardt brothers keep it all in the family at SHU
Sep19

Burkhardt brothers keep it all in the family at SHU

The Burkhardt brothers from Palmyra, Pa. are entering their fourth season as Pirates, but their 21st as best friends. Corey, a redshirt junior by eligibility, and Spencer, a senior, have been through it all together. From being home-schooled until eighth grade, to playing on the same clubs as teenagers, to Seton Hall, the Burkhardt twins’ ride has been lengthy and arduous, but the joy of the journey has been amplified by having each...

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Pirates win with offensive firepower
Sep19

Pirates win with offensive firepower

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team secured its first win of the month after a 2-1 victory over Sacred Heart University on Wednesday afternoon. Sacred Heart’s Zander Hyltoft’s unassisted goal in the 29th minute gave the Pioneers an early edge over the Pirates. However, six minutes later the Pirates answered with a goal of their own by Nico Andersen. Seton Hall added to its lead in the 55th minute as JP Marin scored on an assist by...

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Pirates dominant in draw
Sep16

Pirates dominant in draw

Seton Hall women’s soccer picked up its third tie of the season on Sunday afternoon after being unable to secure a win against Central Connecticut State University in double overtime. Despite the best efforts of both teams, the final score was 0-0. The first half was dominated by the Pirates as they outshot Central Connecticut 9-3 and maintained possession for most of the half. Anna MacLean started in goal for the Hall, stopping all...

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Pirates get caught in the Red Storm
Sep16

Pirates get caught in the Red Storm

On Saturday, the Seton Hall men’s soccer team fell, 1-0, to the St. John’s Red Storm in its first Big East Conference game of the season. The beginning of the game was mostly uneventful until Matt Forster scored for St. John’s in the ninth minute. After the goal, the two teams exchanged fouls and shots for the next ten minutes. St. John’s then fired six shots in a row, four of them being on goal, but Andreas Nota was able to stop them...

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Neves: Keep Moving Forward
Sep14

Neves: Keep Moving Forward

My mother gave my father one demand before he stepped out of the delivery room to run to the store, ‘Make sure you are not late to your child’s birth’. Sure enough, my father ended up being late by a couple seconds as he ran to a nearby sporting goods store to grab me a soccer ball that I could hold onto as I was born. This little story is the epitome of how important soccer has been to me in my life, and how there are many moments in...

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Pirates taken to overtime by UMass Lowell
Sep14

Pirates taken to overtime by UMass Lowell

In a game dominated by physical contact, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team drew, 1-1, in overtime against the University of Massachusetts Lowell on Thursday night. From the jump, both teams looked to push the pace. Pirates midfielder Emma Ramsay executed a skill move to put a shot on target within the first five minutes, although it was saved by the opposing keeper. The Pirates had two more shots on goal within the next few...

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Caza stands above the rest with father’s guidance
Sep12

Caza stands above the rest with father’s guidance

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Seton Hall center-back Emily Caza was raised on being more than a tackler, even if that meant being different from many of her counterparts growing up. While most players grew up playing checkers, her father helped her learn the backline equivalent of three-dimensional chess. “Often times when you’re watching a soccer game, and the center-back saves what everybody perceived was going to be an empty goal, and they...

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Pirates draw in scoreless overtime affair
Sep06

Pirates draw in scoreless overtime affair

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team drew 0-0 in an overtime match with Hofstra University at home on Thursday night. Although each team came up empty handed, chances were seen on both sides of the ball. The Pirates were able to get downfield multiple times on the Pride, totaling 14 shots on their opponents. Yet, a majority of the shots did not come from just one player. Freshman CJ Tibbling led Seton Hall with four shots, but eight...

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Men’s soccer home opener will prove to be an important barometer
Sep06

Men’s soccer home opener will prove to be an important barometer

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team has had an exceptional start to the 2018 season thus far. If the exhibition games at the beginning of the schedule counted toward the team’s overall record, the Pirates would currently be 4-1-1 going into Thursday’s home opener. In his inaugural season in charge, head coach Andreas Lindberg has completely transformed the outlook of a team that lost nine seniors last season, one that features nine new...

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