March 25, 2014

Sacred Heart Student-Athletes of the Week

Sacred Heart fencers Jonathan Jacovino and Andrew Holmes are the Sacred Heart Student-Athletes of the Week for the week ending March 23, 2014. The duo finished 11th in their respective events at the NCAA Fencing Championships last weekend at Ohio State to earn All-American honors.

Holmes became the first Pioneer foil fencer to earn All-American honors, finishing 11th at the NCAAs. The junior went 5-3 in the final two rounds to finish the tournament 12-11. Jacovino also was 5-3 on the final day to become the second Sacred Heart epee fencer to be named All-American. 

Sacred Heart finished 11th in the team competition, its highest finish at the NCAAs in program history.