Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool
Oct25

Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool

The Seton Hall women’s swimming team got off to a quick start in the 2018-19 season, recording wins over Rider University and Montclair State University. However, the team left the trip to Montclair with much more than just a win, with the Pirates setting three pool records. A dominating race by the 200-medley relay team set the tone for the day with a record time of 1:49.88. Shortly after, Heidi Dickson kept it going by winning the...

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Swimming and diving finds mixed results at WVU Tri-Meet
Oct22

Swimming and diving finds mixed results at WVU Tri-Meet

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams came home with mixed results after the WVU Tri-Meet this past weekend. The men’s team defeated Xavier, 168-119, but fell to host West Virginia, 235-64, whereas the women’s team lost to both Xavier, 176-111, and West Virginia, 217-82. Despite being on the losing end in three of the four matches, many Seton Hall swimmers found individual success at the meet. On the men’s side,...

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Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool
Oct18

Upperclassmen optimistic for season in the pool

Josh Tosoni and Dakota Williams each swam to record breaking finishes in the first swim meet of the season for Seton Hall, as the team took home many first and second place finishes at Rider University despite falling in the match. Tosoni spoke highly on his expectations on the season for the back-to-back Big East champions. “Right now, in the fall, we’re trying to get in all the work we can,” Tosoni said. “Dual meets don’t matter...

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Family aspect of swimming and diving helps provide a successful foundation
Oct18

Family aspect of swimming and diving helps provide a successful foundation

In the top-tier collegiate swimming and diving world, Seton Hall is a known commodity. Last season, the men’s team was able to repeat as Big East champions, capturing its second conference title in program history and earning 11 All-Big East selections in the process. The women’s team also had its highest finish in history, placing third in the conference while receiving nine All-Big East selections. The trend for both teams continues...

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Swimming and diving come out victorious against Montclair State
Oct14

Swimming and diving come out victorious against Montclair State

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each came away with victories against Montclair State University on Friday evening. The women’s team broke three pool records as it won its second consecutive meet to begin the season, 141-96. The men’s team bounced back from its opening season loss in impressive fashion with a 134-66 victory. The women’s team wasted no time asserting its dominance at the meet, as the...

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Pirates start season off strong against Rider
Oct09

Pirates start season off strong against Rider

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their seasons in stellar fashion this past Saturday against Rider University. The women’s team came out on top at its meet, defeating Rider by a final score of 170-126. Six different Pirates took home individual honors as the team won its sixth season-opener in the last seven years and stretched its winning streak against Rider to seven straight meets. The women’s...

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Men’s swimming and diving repeat as champions
Mar01

Men’s swimming and diving repeat as champions

The core seniors for the Seton Hall swimming and diving team could not have envisioned a better finish to their careers, as the season-long pursuit for the men to repeat as Big East champions was successful, while the women finished third once again. All told, seven program records were broken in the team’s triumphant three days at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio from Feb. 21-24. Coming off of an identical weekend in the spring of...

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Men’s Swim and Dive repeats as Big East Champions, Women set records in third place finish
Feb25

Men’s Swim and Dive repeats as Big East Champions, Women set records in third place finish

The Seton Hall men’s swim and dive program mounted a furious charge on the final day of the 2018 Big East Championships to surge past Villanova on Saturday night, capturing its second successive conference title in dramatic fashion. The Pirates overtook Villanova on the final day to take home the trophy with 777 total points, while the women finished third overall with 588 team points. Seven program records were broken over the course...

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Swimming and diving start Big East Championship
Feb22

Swimming and diving start Big East Championship

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Geneva, Ohio to take part in the annual Big East Championship from Feb. 21 to 24. Both squads are looking to replicate, or even surpass, the success each had last year. The men will try to repeat as champions, last year notching Seton Hall’s first-ever victory in the Big Championship. On the women’s side, it will be of almost equal difficulty to rival last season’s...

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Seton Hall swimmers’ numbers peaking at the right time
Feb14

Seton Hall swimmers’ numbers peaking at the right time

The Seton Hall swimming and diving teams ended their regular seasons on high notes, winning in dominant fashion against Providence and Georgetown on Feb. 3. With two weeks remaining until the Big East Championship on Feb. 21 in Geneva, Ohio, both teams are preparing for what will be their final challenge of the 2017-18 season. The men’s team has been a force against teams in the conference with a record of 4-1 against Big East...

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Seton Hall sends senior swimmers on high note
Jan27

Seton Hall sends senior swimmers on high note

Coming off a loss to Yale on Jan. 19, the men’s swimming and diving team redeemed themselves on Saturday afternoon with a 154-130 win against Lehigh, while the women fell 175-117 to Columbia for their second loss in a row. A pre-meet ceremony inside Arthur E. Imperatore Natatorium celebrated the program’s 10 seniors, as they took part in their last home meet. Female swimmer Courtney Regan noted how close the group of seniors are, and...

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Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges
Jan24

Swimming and diving looks ahead to spring challenges

In a swimming and diving roster where 24 of the 42 athletes are underclassmen – including 16 of 21 on the women’s team – leadership is needed. With many newcomers and emerging talents eager to take over, the clash of ideology can sometimes occur with juniors and seniors who are established and looking to, in many cases, cap their careers. Despite this gap in age, coach Derek Sapp explained that from seniors to freshmen, the teams have...

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