Seton Hall loses to Villanova, misses out on postseason
Nov06

Seton Hall loses to Villanova, misses out on postseason

The Seton Hall men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaker tonight 1-0 to the visiting Villanova Wildcats, conceding a set piece goal in the 54th minute to Villanova’s Shane Bradley. The loss spoils what could have been a doubly special senior night. Not only was tonight the last game at Owen T. Carroll field for the program’s eight seniors, but it had a chance to be memorable due to the fact that the Pirates could have clinched a Big East...

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Mets, Yankees provide hope for New York  despite weaknesses
Nov06

Mets, Yankees provide hope for New York despite weaknesses

What’s better than New York sports right now? New York is home of the Madison Square Garden, the Mecca of sports – but the Knicks play there. It has two teams in the midst of the NFL season – actually, three teams if you count the Bills, who have just as many wins at MetLife Stadium as the Jets and Giants. And, Brooklyn has Kyrie Irving locked up long-term – but maybe not with his history. With not much to actually look forward to,...

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ITA Regionals allow women’s tennis to prepare for spring season
Oct30

ITA Regionals allow women’s tennis to prepare for spring season

The fall season is almost over for the Seton Hall women’s tennis team with one final tournament to prepare them for the spring portion. The meat of the team’s schedule is from late January to mid-April, where the Pirates will play in 19 different matches, including the Big East Championship. The fall season serves more as a tune up for what is to come, but it is still important, as it shortens the offseason and makes sure that players...

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Pirates fall to Xavier despite stellar performance from McKenzie
Oct23

Pirates fall to Xavier despite stellar performance from McKenzie

The road woes for Seton Hall’s men’s soccer team continued tonight as the Pirates fell to Xavier 2-1. Carlton McKenzie provided the only goal of the night with a spectacular shot in the 69th minute and the Pirates had numerous other chances throughout the game but it wasn’t enough to surpass the Musketeers. The loss is the second in a row for the Pirates following a 4-0 setback to Butler on October 19 and continues the road struggles...

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson at the top of the NFL MVP race
Oct23

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson at the top of the NFL MVP race

We’ve finally hit the mid-way point in the NFL season. The trading block is open, teams are separating from each other, and above all the MVP race is officially on. Often known as an award just handed to the quarterback of the team with the best record, this year there are some running backs sprinkled in among the signal callers. And with no clear cut favorite, this race might not be won until week seventeen. Photo via NFL.com 1)...

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3 NBA teams primed to overachieve in 2019-20
Oct23

3 NBA teams primed to overachieve in 2019-20

The mornings have been getting colder, the sun has been setting sooner, and sweater weather is upon us. Don’t look now, but the NBA season is officially here again. It may feel like the Toronto Raptors walked away with the Larry O’Brien Trophy just yesterday, but there are more than a few reasons to get excited for the 2019-20 season. With the departure of Kevin Durant from the Warriors, Kawhi Leonard from the Raptors and others, the...

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College football  shockingly predictable at halfway mark
Oct09

College football shockingly predictable at halfway mark

It seems like yesterday that the humidity was thick and college football was kicking off in August. Now that the temperatures have dropped and the days have become shorter, it is time to recap and assess all that has occurred in college football thus far as most teams have played six games out of their scheduled 12. The headline this year in college football is to expect the expected. A sport typically pigeonholed as being...

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Swimming and Diving eager to return to championship caliber levels
Oct02

Swimming and Diving eager to return to championship caliber levels

In the Big East championships last year, respectively, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are aiming to improve their performances after historical seasons. The men, who took the Big East crown in 2018 to become back-to-back conference champions have only eight swimmers on the roster from their championship unit. That’s the same amount of freshman who will race for the first time this year for the Pirates. The surplus of...

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Despite grueling summer schedule, Yocco emerges as star for Pirates
Oct02

Despite grueling summer schedule, Yocco emerges as star for Pirates

Cross country is arguably the least publicized sport at Seton Hall but also among the most difficult because of its grueling schedule. While meets take place with little fanfare, long training runs and the need to stay in top physical condition in addition, to keeping up with homework and classes puts cross country’s difficulty on par with any other Seton Hall sport. For senior cross-country runner Kassi Yocco, this difficulty was...

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Four teams vie for final two MLS playoff spots on  Decision Day
Oct02

Four teams vie for final two MLS playoff spots on Decision Day

As the final weekend of the MLS regular season approaching, the Portland Timbers, FC Dallas, San Jose Earthquakes and Colorado Rapids will try and secure a spot. Portland and Dallas currently sit in the final two spots available in the Western Conference on 46 and 45 points respectively, while San Jose and Colorado sit just below them on 44 and 42 points. With the Eastern Conference’s playoff teams having been locked in at the end of...

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Four burning questions surrounding Seton Hall as practice begins
Sep25

Four burning questions surrounding Seton Hall as practice begins

The beginning of the most anticipated Seton Hall men’s basketball season since the 1990’s is almost here. The Pirates began their quest for a Big East title and deep run in the NCAA Tournament with their first practice of the season this week. With four starters and a handful of key reserves returning, Seton Hall has the makings of a team that can make some serious noise in 2019-20. However, plenty of kinks need to be worked out and...

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Women’s soccer excited to return to Owen T. Carroll Field
Sep25

Women’s soccer excited to return to Owen T. Carroll Field

Stretching back to last season, the Seton Hall women’s soccer team has gone nine straight games without playing a match at Owen T. Carroll Field. Last season’s final two matches were both away games against Providence and Marquette, while this summer’s field renovations prevented the Pirates from hosting any non-conference games. Despite these early season obstacles, head coach Ciara Crinion feels the time spent on the road has...

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