Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn
Nov14

Youth brings hope for women’s soccer despite overturn

After a lackluster campaign for the Seton Hall women’s soccer program, changes were finally made. Head coach Rick Stainton parted ways with the Pirates without registering a winning season in his five years of strolling the sidelines in South Orange. The Pirates ended the 2018 season at 2-12-4, including 0-9-0 in conference play, and their goal differential of -24 is a large reason why. Both the offense and the defense struggled...

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Joe Gibson hitting his stride for men’s swimming and diving
Nov14

Joe Gibson hitting his stride for men’s swimming and diving

As the Seton Hall men’s swimming and diving team fought its way back to an even record with a home win over Towson, Joe Gibson saw his name appear in the first place slot three times in his most dominant performance of the year. Gibson is easily acclimating himself within the swim team roster after transferring from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The transition has been seamless, as head coach Derek Sapp has used Gibson in a...

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Seton Hall faces first test of season against Nebraska
Nov13

Seton Hall faces first test of season against Nebraska

After opening the season with a 40-point blowout victory over Wagner and an exhibition game win over New Haven, it’s time to see what this year’s Seton Hall team is all about. For the first time this season, the Pirates will hit the road on Wednesday night to take on a talented Nebraska team in the Gavitt Games. Coming off a 22-11 2017 season in which the Cornhuskers qualified for the postseason for the first time since...

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S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness
Nov10

S.O. businesses donate to make an impact on hunger and homelessness

Sadie’s boutique and Seton Hall’s Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) hosted a food drive on Nov. 4 to celebrate the purchase of South Orange’s Kitchen a la Mode, a kitchen supplies store. Catherine Fisher, the owner of Sadie’s and more recent owner of Kitchen a la Mode, hosts philanthropic donations every month and partnered with DOVE this month. “My mission when I opened my first store was to be ethical and philanthropic because we...

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Seton Hall not phased by low spot in Big East coaches’ poll
Nov07

Seton Hall not phased by low spot in Big East coaches’ poll

After losing Khadeen Carrington, Angel Delgado, Desi Rodriguez and Ismael Sanogo, it is no surprise that expectations surrounding Seton Hall are not all that high. The Pirates are young and rather inexperienced. Myles Powell returns as the only starter from last season’s NCAA Tournament team, and while Myles Cale and Sandro Mamukelashvili did see time off the bench, they will be starters for the first time in their collegiate careers...

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Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers
Nov07

Women’s basketball in position to replace leading scorers

The Seton Hall women’s basketball team lost its top three scorers from a year ago, and normally, this would be a terrible situation for any coach. Tony Bozzella, however, will have plenty of options, both from the outside and within, to look to this season. Last season, Donnaizha Fountain led the Pirates in scoring at over 15 points per game before she left. After her departure, it was up to JaQuan Jackson and Taylor Brown to carry...

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Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate
Nov07

Rhoden bucks family history to become a Pirate

Although his family’s roots are fimly planted at Penn State, Jared Rhoden decided to commit to Seton Hall and wear Pirate blue instead. The freshman from Baldwin, N.Y. was a three-star recruit in high school. Rhoden plays forward, which is a crucial get for a Seton Hall squad that lost Khadeen Carrington, Eron Gordon, Desi Rodriguez, and Jordan Walker among others, on the wing. “I feel like that I just have to play my role,” Rhoden...

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Steady bench production needed for Seton Hall to contend
Nov07

Steady bench production needed for Seton Hall to contend

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team enter the 2018-19 regular season with many questions that need to be answered and many new faces entering the fold. While the Big East preseason coaches’ poll indicated a transition year for the Pirates, the bench production for this year’s team hopes to aid the gap left behind by last year’s senior class. In the 2017-18, depth was one of the better parts of the men’s basketball team. Due to...

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Cardaci leads Pirates in final season
Nov07

Cardaci leads Pirates in final season

On a team looking for veteran leadership and shooters in a revamped, fast-tempo offense, Victoria Cardaci fits the mold perfectly for Seton Hall. The Holmdel, N.J., native and Clemson transfer is using her final year of eligibility in South Orange after sitting out last year due to NCAA rules. “I chose to come to Seton Hall for the coaching staff. I felt like the staff really believed in me and wanted to develop me not only as a...

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McKnight, Nelson ready to set the tempo on offense
Nov07

McKnight, Nelson ready to set the tempo on offense

Khadeen Carrington ran the point for Seton Hall men’s basketball last season, averaging 15.5 points per, 4.4 assists, and nearly 33 minutes per game on a team that made its third straight NCAA tournament appearance and nearly knocked off top-seeded juggernaut Kansas in the second round. Now, it will be up to heralded transfer Quincy McKnight and four-star freshman Anthony Nelson to step into the role Carrington left behind for Kevin...

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Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner
Nov06

Powell, defense stand out in dominant win over Wagner

The Seton Hall men’s basketball team started its season in convincing fashion on Nov. 6 in Walsh Gymnasium, defeating Wagner by a final score of 89-49. The lowest amount of points Seton Hall gave up last year, 53 against NJIT on Nov. 18., was four points lower than what was given up on the night. Kevin Willard started Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili, Quincy McKnight, Michael Nzei and Myles Powell, electing to leave Taurean Thompson...

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Cardaci ties program record in victory over Wagner
Nov06

Cardaci ties program record in victory over Wagner

It did not take long for graduate transfer Victoria Cardaci to make her presence felt as a member of the Seton Hall women’s basketball team. In her first game as a Pirate, Cardaci tied the program record for three-pointers made in a single game with seven as Seton Hall cruised to a 95-40 victory over Wagner in the team’s season opener. Cardaci led all scorers with 21 points on 7-11 shooting from beyond the arc, while Shadeen Samuels...

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