Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss
Apr22

Pirates honor seniors, finish Senior Weekend with tough loss

Newark, N.J. – It was a bittersweet affair on Sunday afternoon for the Seton Hall softball team, as the team honored its four seniors, Alexis Walkden, Sara Foster, Alyssa Prukop and Alannah Basile, prior to its 5-3 loss to Creighton at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. At third base, second base, first base and designated hitter, respectively, each of the women got the start in their Big East home sendoff. Much like the weather, the game...

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Pirates get swept in double header with Creighton
Apr22

Pirates get swept in double header with Creighton

South Orange, NJ – The beautiful weather on Saturday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field did not translate into attractive play for the Seton Hall softball team, as the Pirates were swept in a double header by the Creighton Bluejays, 2-1 in the first game, and 12-4 in the second. The first game featured Reganne Camp on the mound for the Pirates, with the sophomore going the distance for her team. Several times Camp pitched herself...

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Road series victory slips away from the Pirates
Apr15

Road series victory slips away from the Pirates

Following a narrow win on Friday against St. John’s, the Seton Hall softball team dropped both games in a doubleheader on Saturday in Queens, N.Y.  The Red Storm, now 15-21 and 6-3 in the Big East, overcame the Pirates, who drop to 18-25 and 4-8 in the conference. The first game of Saturday’s doubleheader looked nothing like the hard-fought victory that Seton Hall earned on Friday. The Pirates were defeated in five innings by a...

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After losing six seniors, Seton Hall softball’s youth movement leads the way
Apr11

After losing six seniors, Seton Hall softball’s youth movement leads the way

Replacing six seniors is difficult for any collegiate softball team, But when three of those seniors are among a team’s top five in batting average and one has the second-lowest ERA of any pitcher, it is easy to see how a team might find it especially challenging to fill those gaps. Seton Hall’s softball team found itself in that exact situation entering the 2018 season. Despite the holes the players’ departure left for coach Paige...

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Hot Hofstra bats too much for Pirates to handle in five-inning loss
Apr10

Hot Hofstra bats too much for Pirates to handle in five-inning loss

The Seton Hall softball team (17-22) went to New York on Tuesday afternoon for a mid-week matchup against Hofstra (24-8). Led by their offensive prowess and pitching, Hofstra took the game 10-2 in five innings. Reganne Camp got the start for the Hall as Sarah Cornell got the start for the Pride. After holding the Pirates scoreless in the top of the first inning, the Pride got their chance to crack open the scoring in the bottom half....

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Cardiac Pirates strike again, with two-out Barracato the hero
Apr08

Cardiac Pirates strike again, with two-out Barracato the hero

After walking off to salvage the second half of its doubleheader on Friday, the Seton Hall softball team pulled off yet another walk-off win on Saturday against Providence, 3-2, at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. The walk-off came courtesy of freshman Janae Barracato (insert link to feature article), who stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh, with teammate Baylee Allender on third and two outs on the board. “I wanted to get...

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Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action
Apr07

Softball splits doubleheader with last-inning action

The Seton Hall softball team featured in a doubleheader on Friday at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field, playing host to the visiting Providence Friars. Seton Hall dropped the first game, 8-6, but came back with a four-run seventh inning to win the second, 7-6. Both contests were decided in the seventh inning, as the unseasonable weather could not stop the offenses. In the first game, though, Seton Hall’s bats were cold for most of the way, as...

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Softball’s Janae Barracato an unstoppable freshman force
Apr04

Softball’s Janae Barracato an unstoppable freshman force

Janae Barracato may just be a freshman, but she carries herself with the unwavering demeanor of a senior. No situation has slowed down the infielder-turned-center-fielder from Hempstead, N.Y., whether it be a new position, long-distance travel or the heightened level of pitching in the Big East. In just the first 30 days of her inaugural collegiate season, Barracato traveled to San Antonio and Huntsville, Texas, Greensboro, N.C., in...

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Camp pitches gem as softball downs Butler on the road
Apr01

Camp pitches gem as softball downs Butler on the road

The Seton Hall softball team needed a spark on Saturday, having dropped its last five conference games and facing a series sweep on the road against Butler. Reganne Camp provided that spark, tossing a complete-game shutout for the 1-0 win over Butler in Indianapolis, Ind. It was the eighth career complete game and second career shutout for Camp, who remarkably did not register a strikeout, despite navigating the seven innings,...

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Home runs help Pirates out of early-season skid
Mar27

Home runs help Pirates out of early-season skid

The Seton Hall softball team took down Fairfield, 9-7, on Tuesday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. After losing four straight games and 12 of its last 14 overall, Seton Hall was able to slug its way to a much-needed victory, as the Pirates hit four balls into Ivy Hill Park. In the process, Seton Hall secured its first home victory of the season. With the score tied at 7-7 in the bottom of the sixth, Alexis Walkden – who had...

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Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul
Mar25

Late fight not enough as softball is swept by DePaul

The Seton Hall softball team’s slow start resulted in a 12-3 mercy-rule loss to DePaul on Sunday afternoon at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. The loss gives the Blue Demons the series sweep, as the Pirates fall to 0-3 in conference play. After a scoreless first inning for both sides, Angela Scalzitti of the Blue Demons gave the visitors an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. The DePaul centerfielder reached first on an error and crossed...

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Pirates fall in first two Big East games despite Barracato’s two home runs
Mar24

Pirates fall in first two Big East games despite Barracato’s two home runs

South Orange, N.J. – The Seton Hall softball team dropped the first two games of its Big East-opening series against DePaul on Saturday, 3-2 and 6-1, at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. Reganne Camp got the ball for the Pirates in the first matchup, pitching all seven innings while giving up two earned runs and striking out four. The sophomore held the Blue Devils to just five hits on the afternoon, while stranding eight runners on base....

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