College basketball has been on an eight-month hiatus since COVID-19 initially hit the U.S. in late February. The anticipation for the upcoming season is as strong as ever among programs and fans alike, but the 2020-21 season means so much more for Seton Hall’s graduate transfer Bryce Aiken.
For the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, the 2020-21 season promises to be yet another competitive battle across Big East conference play and a shot at making the NCAA Tournament for a fifth consecutive year.
Last season, Shadeen Samuels and Desiree Elmore stole the headlines for the Seton Hall women’s basketball team. They performed at the highest level night in and night out, helping the Pirates finish the season as the four seed in the Big East and reach the second round of the Big East Tournament.
Before his induction to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, 3,060 professional hits, seven all-star appearances, five silver sluggers and four gold gloves, Craig Biggio was a gritty student-athlete in South Orange.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 187 on Monday, allowing the resumption of athletic practices and competitions in indoor settings.
In our first episode of the Pirates Basketball Roundtable, Sports Editor Justin Sousa, Assistant Editor Brendan Balsamo and Copy Editor Matt Collins discuss some early predictions and topics about the men’s basketball team.
In Arianna Braccio's freshman season with the Pirates women’s cross country team, she established herself as one of the Hall’s most gifted female runners, clocking an 18:30 race at the New Jersey Institute of Technology Invitational.
For Seton Hall women’s tennis coach Kevin McGlynn, recruiting international students has been the running theme for the team since the 1990s.
The Seton Hall Esports team will return to Rocket League play this week, which combines driving and soccer skills into one video game, according to a University press release.
Despite its season getting postponed due to COVID-19, the Seton Hall men’s soccer team has continued training and practicing in anticipation of the tentative spring season.
The Big East announced last week that the suspended championships for the fall season have been tentatively rescheduled to take place next spring.
The mental side of sports has always been a subject of debate in terms of its value and legitimacy. Some shrug it off as a poor excuse for bad performances or lack of talent while others claim it to potentially be the most important aspect of modern sports.
The Big East announced that women’s basketball will be played in a tournament-style start in 2021 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
The Last Dance
This year has been marked by uproar and protests after the killing of numerous unarmed Black Americans, including Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. The debate over what must be done to combat injustice and racism has raged across all segments of society—including sports.
As fall sports in the Big East remain postponed, women’s volleyball head coach Allison Yaeger and senior middle blocker Amanda Rachwal broke down how the team has been training and getting ready to play a spring season under the COVID-19 guidelines.
Seton Hall student-athletes received crushing news in mid-August when the Big East announced the cancellation of all fall sports due to COVID-19. Despite the lack of sports, almost all Pirates sports teams have continued training — albeit in a bizarre new normal. The women’s and men’s golf teams have done so in different ways.