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.
“There is, logistically, a lot of changes.”
Rick Cerone, former Seton Hall catcher and the 1975 seventh overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft, was virtually inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame Thursday night.
Although at the helm from inside the dugout, softball head coach Paige Smith wants to storm the field for a championship just as much as her players.
Editor’s Note: The original version of this column, which appeared on The Setonian’s website on March 26, 2020, contained some factual or other reporting errors as set forth below:
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the world, all sports leagues from professional to the recreational levels have either postponed or cancelled their events due to the risk of being vulnerable to the virus. Although not a “sport,” rather “sports-entertainment,” the WWE has shown no plans of slowing down or cancelling any other televised events.
After a season of disappointing endings, at least from the individual perspectives of the Mets and Yankees, it was a pivotal offseason to improve upon their foundational rosters in hopes of capturing the World Series title.
Almost a full two weeks into the baseball season, the Pirates have split their first six games to begin the 2020 campaign, going 3-3 with blowout victories over Illinois and Milwaukee and a walk-off loss to No. 20 Wake Forest. Seton Hall is now gearing up for a road trip to California, with seven games in nine days against USC, Fresno State, and Saint Mary’s.
On a baseball team full of experience, David Festa adds to that despite being only a sophomore. The University’s reigning Freshman Athlete of the Year is one of the pivotal starting pitchers on a team with hopes of capturing the conference crown. Already holding the role of a weekend starter, it is known Festa is one of the most important cogs of the Pirate program after an impressive first season.
The New York Red Bulls announced former Wolverhampton Wanderers Sporting Director Kevin Thelwell as their new Head of Sport on Monday.