Ismael “Ish” Sanogo’s importance to the Seton Hall men’s basketball team can’t be measured in a nightly box score or in the season-ending statistics. As a sophomore on the 2015-16 team, Sanogo averaged just five points per game. But without Sanogo’s contributions, the Pirates would have never become the BIG EAST Conference Tournament champions.
Cross-country running is a far more mentally challenging sport than a physically grueling one, says senior Ryan Flannery. He sees it as a test of character.
Those who aren’t avid volleyball fans may not know what a libero is, or its vital importance to a team’s success. But at Seton Hall, the unique defensive position has been given its due, and the Pirates have nearly perfected it.
Tony Bozzella ’89 uses his credentials and location when he sells the Seton Hall women’s basketball program to recruits. He talks about his up-tempo offense and his reputation as a players’ coach. He points to his record of turning struggling programs into winning ones. And he promotes Seton Hall itself — the academic and athletic…
After 20 years with the Houston Astros and a storied career in baseball, former Seton Hall catcher Craig Biggio is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
On a sunny summer afternoon in Cooperstown, N.Y., the place all baseball players dream of, delivering a speech from a stage on a lush green lawn, Craig Biggio looked out onto a crowd of fans displaying the orange of the Houston Astros, the team he spent his entire career with.
But he also saw a splash of something else. “Pirate blue,” he said later.
“It didn’t go unappreciated.”
Rather than create a cult of personality around himself, former Pirate baseball player Craig Biggio played hard and respected the game. He ended his pro career in elite historical company.
Every once in a great while, a special team emerges and captures the imagination of its fans, taking them on a magical ride that blends the line between fairy tale and reality.
The way Coach Kevin Willard sees it, basketball imparts important lessons about life — on and off the court. Kevin Willard’s ascent as a basketball coach has been both rapid and unusual. Seton Hall’s new men’s coach, just 35, grew up in Northport, Long Island, the son of Ralph Willard, a high-school basketball coach who…
Basketball star Anne Donovan returns to her New Jersey roots to coach at Seton Hall. Basketball legend Anne Donovan is a Hall of Famer, winner of two Olympic gold medals, a successful WNBA coach for 14 seasons, and Seton Hall‘s new women‘s coach. But 35 years ago — as a freshman at nearby Paramus Catholic…