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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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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Caine, Houston, Morris, Nagle and Sheppard inducted into Hall of Fame
Jun08

Caine, Houston, Morris, Nagle and Sheppard inducted into Hall of Fame

Keisha Caine was trudging through a rough week when she got a phone call, from an extension she recognized. When the former track and field standout at Seton Hall, from 1991-95, realized the number was that of her alma mater, she anticipated a request for a donation, and quickly prepared herself for what she thought was an opportunity to give back. In a matter of moments, however, Caine was awestruck, as the nine-time All-American and...

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Alescio a success story around the plate
May02

Alescio a success story around the plate

Over the last few years, Seton Hall has developed a reputation of having stellar pitchers. In 2017, three members of the Pirate pitching staff were selected in the MLB draft in Chris Morris, Zach Schellenger and Shane McCarthy, with McCarthy electing to stay for one more year. Each of them are different but had one thing in common: their catcher, Mike Alescio. Alescio, a senior, has held the starting catcher role for three seasons and...

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Strong season points to bright future for  women’s golf
Apr25

Strong season points to bright future for women’s golf

With a newly appointed head coach and a young squad, the Seton Hall women’s golf team could have been forgiven for taking a year or two to adjust to the new environment surrounding the program. Instead, the Pirates won three team events and several individual titles, improving upon the previous year to take home second place at the Big East Championship and cap a triumphant 2017-18 campaign. “As a coach and as a team, especially in...

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Women’s golf second at Big East Championship; three Pirates earn All-Tournament honors
Apr23

Women’s golf second at Big East Championship; three Pirates earn All-Tournament honors

Seton Hall senior Cassie Pantelas, sophomore Lizzie Win and freshman Mia Kness all tied for fourth place in individual scoring, lifting the Pirates to second place as a team at the Big East Women’s Golf Championship in Callawassie Island, S.C., from April 20-22. The trio’s efforts earned each of them All-Tournament honors in the team’s final competition of the spring season. Day one of the tournament saw abnormally high scores...

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Consistency, confidence key to men’s golf championship run
Apr18

Consistency, confidence key to men’s golf championship run

The men’s golf season is nearing its end, with just the Big East Championship remaining. Coming off an eighth-place finish in Princeton, N.J. on April 7 and a sixth-place finish in State College, Penn. at the Rutherford Intercollegiate, the Pirates will look to finish with their best performance of the year in Callawassie Island, S.C. at the Big East Championship from April 29 to May 1. Consistency has at times been lacking for the...

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Pinkman settling in as Seton Hall pitching coach
Apr04

Pinkman settling in as Seton Hall pitching coach

During the summer of 2017, Seton Hall’s baseball team was dealt a major blow when veteran pitching coach and program alumnus Phil Cundari left South Orange after 19 seasons to assume the same position with in-state rival Rutgers. The departure of Cundari, the 2011 National Pitching Coach of the Year, left a big void on the Seton Hall coaching staff. Wisely, coach Rob Shepherd moved swiftly in finding a new pitching coach who is no...

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Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form
Mar21

Kness is boost women’s golf needed to return to form

Mia Kness, a freshman on the women’s golf team, is making strides in her first year and has the Pirates heating up in time for the Big East Championship. From the time she stepped on the collegiate course, Kness not only kept up with the competition, but also shot past it. Her strong freshman year began in the fall, with three top-20 finishes in her first four tournaments followed by her first individual title in the Brown Bear...

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Isaiah Whitehead named in FBI’s NCAA probe
Feb23

Isaiah Whitehead named in FBI’s NCAA probe

According to a new Yahoo Sports report released on Feb. 23, former Seton Hall star Isaiah Whitehead received $26,136 from his former agency ASM Sports gave during this freshman year in 2014-15.  The document was labeled “Loan to Players,” while another document said ASM was “setting up a payment plan” to allot $37,657 for Whitehead. A statement from Seton Hall Athletics was released Friday afternoon. “We are aware of the Yahoo!...

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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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