Pirates have no answer for Villanova
Mar24

Pirates have no answer for Villanova

The Seton Hall Pirates softball team lost in blowout fashion to Villanova Saturday, as the Hall was defeated 16-0 in five innings. Right off the bat, Villanova struck for four runs in the top of the first off of starting pitcher Reganne Camp, two of which were unearned. Order by Default Filename Size Random 20190323 172559640 iOS 20190323 162906570 iOS 20190323 175918870 iOS 20190323 175101230 iOS 20190323 172651690 iOS 20190323...

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Barracato using prior season’s lessons as building block for success
Mar06

Barracato using prior season’s lessons as building block for success

Softball is back in full swing for the 2019 season and Seton Hall currently holds a winning record after challenging openers against the likes of Lehigh and Saint Peter’s. Sophomore Janae Barracato, is one of the rising stars of the team and is in solid form at the start of her second collegiate season. After 13 games, she has provided her team with 10 runs, nine RBIs and a walk-off home run in a win over Lehigh at the end of...

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Seton Hall Softball starts a spreadsheet revolution
Mar06

Seton Hall Softball starts a spreadsheet revolution

A simple Tweet. Two Retweets, 34 likes. A video of Payton Beaver, a Seton Hall sophomore softball player, hitting a ball from a pitching machine. Eight seconds long, 1,597 views. In those eight seconds, a single Tweet encapsulated the revamped and re-energized approach to improvement that Seton Hall Softball has taken during the course of the early offseason. It has everything: Analytics, Competition, and Fun – the three pillars...

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Arteaga driving softball’s offense with simplicity
Feb28

Arteaga driving softball’s offense with simplicity

Through 13 games to start the softball season, a large part of the team’s offense is running through Hailey Arteaga. The junior from Upland, Calif. is having a torrid opening to the campaign. To start the season, Arteaga has a .447 average through 38 at-bats, which equates to 17 hits. For players on the team with 15 at bats or more, the next best is Jaden Tate, who is hitting .296 in 27 plate appearances. Arteaga also leads the team...

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Softball splits doubleheader with Leigh
Feb23

Softball splits doubleheader with Leigh

The Seton Hall softball team split its double-header at home Friday afternoon against Lehigh, falling 8-4 in the first match and then coming back with a 5-4 win thanks to a three-run walk-off homerun by Janae Barracato in the final game.   Barracato’s lone hit of the second game came at a pivotal moment for Seton Hall, as the Pirates were down 4-2 against the Mountain Hawks. Jaden Tate doubled to left center and then...

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A promise to her coach made Reganne Camp softball’s ace
Feb20

A promise to her coach made Reganne Camp softball’s ace

Reganne Camp means business whenever she is on the mound. The jet black sunglasses mean more than a stern facial expression from the ace of the softball staff. She brings the impression of being “The Terminator” to any hitter that enters the batter’s box but not because of her frequently thrown change-up. It is because she made the promise that she will be back. “I can tell you Reganne’s game face, behind those darkened sunglasses,...

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Pirates exit North Texas Tournament with victory
Feb18

Pirates exit North Texas Tournament with victory

The Seton Hall softball team wrapped up the North Texas Tournament in Denton, Texas with a 7-2 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff on Sunday morning. The win moves the Pirates to 5-4 on the season. The first inning went scoreless, but in the bottom of the second, the Pirates brought in six runs, which set an enforcing tone for the game. Emily Supercynski started the scoring with an RBI single, and Hailey Arteaga extended the lead with an RBI...

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Softball splits games on Saturday
Feb16

Softball splits games on Saturday

The Seton Hall softball team split its action at the North Texas Tournament on Saturday afternoon, winning 5-3 against Northwestern State to complete the sweep but losing, 14-2, to North Texas. Darby Pandolfo drove in Janae Barracato to give the Pirates an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first with a two-out double. Northwestern State’s Elise Vincent reached on a fielding error by Seton Hall and the Demons capitalized on this with...

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Arteaga Continues Hot Start; Propels Past Northwestern State
Feb16

Arteaga Continues Hot Start; Propels Past Northwestern State

The Seton Hall Pirates softball team continued its winning ways with a 4-3 victory over Northwestern State on Friday evening in Denton, Texas. The Pirates got timely hitting from Hailey Arteaga and steady pitching from Reganne Camp to win their second in a row before moving onto a double-header on Saturday afternoon. Photo via SHU Athletics Darby Pandolfo broke a scoreless tie in the top of the third with a solo home run, which was...

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Softball kicks off season in mixed fashion at Marucci Classic
Feb11

Softball kicks off season in mixed fashion at Marucci Classic

This past weekend, the Seton Hall softball team kicked off its season at the Marucci Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. The Pirates beat Southern Utah, 2-1, in the first of the two games on Friday. Southern Utah got on the board first with a home run in the second inning by Kendall Kapitzke to take the lead 1-0, but the Pirates retaliated with a solo shot by Hailey Arteaga two innings later to tie up the game at one run apiece. On the...

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Family vibe unites softball team ahead of challenging new season
Feb06

Family vibe unites softball team ahead of challenging new season

An air of excitement resonates throughout head coach Paige Smith’s office as the upcoming softball season approaches. Everyone in her office is working just as hard in the build up to the first game as the players and coaches are on the field. Even at 11:30 a.m. on a Friday, players were hard at work in the batting cages below Smith’s office with a trip to Las Vegas for the 2019 Marucci Desert Classic looming. “We’re excited about...

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Softball team renews special relationship
Sep26

Softball team renews special relationship

On Sept. 14, the Seton Hall softball team hosted adults from the Devereux House New Jersey for a special practice at Mike Sheppard Sr. Field. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. The team welcomed the adults, many of whom have intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism and other behavioral and emotional challenges, for a day of fun on...

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