Family focus comforts, motivates SHU swimmer
Nov30

Family focus comforts, motivates SHU swimmer

A transition into college and Divison I athletics can either go one of two ways: well, or not so well. For freshman swimmer Sara Ouellette, the transition to the pool has gone better than usual. She has already won events in the 200 meter freestyle, the 100 and 200 meter butterfly, 200 meter backstroke and the 200 meter medley relay this season. Outside of the pool in the college landscape, however, Ouellette has already seen the...

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SHU Swimming and Diving Teams place high at Patriot Invitational
Nov20

SHU Swimming and Diving Teams place high at Patriot Invitational

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams headed south for the Patriot Invitational hosted by George Mason University this weekend, with the women placing fourth and the men placing third. The women’s squad finished the team division with a total of 537 points. The winner of the women’s invitational was the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. The Pirates men’s team continued their recent successes in the pool...

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Freshman’s team-first attitude sparks swimmers
Nov16

Freshman’s team-first attitude sparks swimmers

So far this season, the men’s swimming and diving team has found a bevy of successes, following through on their lofty preseason expectations with an 8-1 record. Individuals on the team continue to rack up accolades, most notably freshman Tyler Kauth, who was just named Big East Swimmer of the Week for the week of Tuesday, Nov. 8. Over the weekend, the freshman backstroker won the 100 back and 200 back that helped the Pirates capture...

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Seton Hall swimming and diving teams continue seasons at Rutgers
Nov07

Seton Hall swimming and diving teams continue seasons at Rutgers

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked November off by competing in the Rutgers Quad Meet this past weekend. The men’s team defeated Georgetown and Villanova, improving its record to 8-1 overall and 4-0 in the Big East, while the women’s team lost, dropping its record to 5-6 and 2-3 in the Big East. Continuing his success this season, freshman Tyler Kauth finished another meet with more...

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Swimming and diving stays hot with win over Providence
Oct30

Swimming and diving stays hot with win over Providence

The Seton Hall swimming and diving team’s hot start continued on Saturday at home over Big East foe Providence. The men’s team was sharp, defeating the Friars by a score of 179-83 to improve to 5-1 (2-0) on the season. The women’s team was able to edge out the lady Friars 162-126, improving to 5-2 (2-1) in their own right. Coming off victories over Monmouth earlier in the week, head coach Ron Farina was impressed with his team’s...

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Seton Hall swim team is Hall in for the Big East title
Oct19

Seton Hall swim team is Hall in for the Big East title

The Seton Hall men’s swimming team added to its rich recent history with a win over Xavier Friday, Oct. 14. The Musketeers had won the past three Big East Championships. The Pirates don’t plan to stop there however, for they have their eyes set on a much bigger prize. Seton Hall finished last year 8-3 overall with only one senior on the roster. With much of that team back for the 2016-2017 season, they added seven new freshmen, four...

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SHU swimming and diving takes down Big East rival
Oct16

SHU swimming and diving takes down Big East rival

The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams put up an impressive performance this weekend during West Virginia’s quad meet. The men’s team defeated three-time defending Big East champions Xavier, 231-118, while also falling to West Virginia, 204-157. The Pirates had five first-place finishes in the meet, all by freshmen. Tyler Kauth placed first in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:52.03. Connor...

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Swimming and Diving begins new season with win
Oct08

Swimming and Diving begins new season with win

Coming off of a strong 2015-2016 campaign, the Seton Hall swimming and diving team picked up right where they it off. Led by some key returning pieces and a host of newcomers, the Pirates defeated St. Peter’s and Montclair State on Friday night in the Imperattore Natatorium. “I was very pleased with how everyone performed, not just the returners, but the freshmen,” head coach Ron Farina said. “Freshmen probably won close to half of...

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Men and women Pirates diving back into action
Oct05

Men and women Pirates diving back into action

Oct. 7 marks the beginning of the new swimming and diving season for both the men’s and women’s teams. Last year saw much success for both programs, especially for the men, who went 8-3 and had the Big East Swimmer of the Year in Noah Yanchulis. This season begins with meets against Saint Peter’s and Montclair State at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. Head coach Ron Farina spoke about his outlook for the program this season. “Having 10...

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Swimmers dismissed following trip to Puerto Rico
Feb17

Swimmers dismissed following trip to Puerto Rico

Alcohol incident leaves three without scholarships

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Men’s and women’s swim and dive compete in the Navy Invite
Feb01

Men’s and women’s swim and dive compete in the Navy Invite

  The Seton Hall men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both participated in the Navy Invite on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Other competing schools included host Navy, Bucknell, Lafayette, Loyola, American and Shippensburg. This was the last meet of the regular season for both programs before the Big East Championships that will take place late in February. On the men’s side, the performance...

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Swimming and diving honor seniors with switch from meet to scrimmage amid blizzard
Jan25

Swimming and diving honor seniors with switch from meet to scrimmage amid blizzard

  The rigid temperatures and a blizzard could not keep the Seton Hall swimming and diving teams from honoring their nine seniors as they changed their meet to an intra-squad scrimmage on Sunday afternoon in the Arthur E. Imperattore Natatorium. Family and friends cheered on the Class of 2016 as the athletes ran under a tunnel made up of their teammates with their parents at the end. Head coach Ron Farina and assistant coach Derek Sapp...

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