Member Conferences

Sacred Heart University has competed as a full member of the Northeast Conference (NEC) in the following sports since its inaugural year at the Division I level in 1999-2000.

Basketball (M)
Basketball (W)
Cross Country (M)
Cross Country (W)
Field Hockey
Golf (M)
Golf (W)
Lacrosse (W)
Soccer (M)
Soccer (W)
Swimming (W)
Tennis (M)
Tennis (W)
Track and Field - Indoor (M) and Outdoor (M)
Track and Field - Indoor (W) and Outdoor (W)
Volleyball (W)

In addition, the Pioneers compete as an associate member in the following athletic conferences (specific sports listed):

Ice Hockey (M)

Fencing (M)
Fencing (W)


Field Hockey
Rowing (W)



Volleyball (M)




EIWA (Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association)
Wrestling (M)