July 7, 2011
Steve Tedesco Named NEC Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Sacred Heart graduate student Steve Tedesco (Mission Viejo, CA) was named the 2011 Northeast Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year announced by the league in addition to the 2011 Spring Academic and Commissioner's Honor Rolls. Sacred Heart has 93 student-athletes earn a spot on the NEC Academic Honor Roll and 18 student-athletes garner NEC Commissioner’s Honor Roll honors.

July 6, 2011
Sacred Heart University Baseball - Summer Notebook 7/6
Several members of the Sacred Heart University Baseball team are playing in collegiate summer leagues throughout the northeast. Follow their summer seasons, as SHU Baseball Media Coordinator and Play-By-Play announcer Randy Brochu updates their progress periodically through the summer with the Sacred Heart University Baseball Summer Notebook.

June 22, 2011
Sacred Heart University Baseball - Summer Notebook 6/22
Several members of the Sacred Heart University Baseball team are playing in collegiate summer leagues throughout the northeast. Follow their summer seasons, as SHU Baseball Media Coordinator and Play-By-Play announcer Randy Brochu updates their progress periodically through the summer with the Sacred Heart University Baseball Summer Notebook.

June 21, 2011
Fitton Signs Professional Contract with Newark Bears
(Fairfield, CT) - Former Sacred Heart University pitcher Matt Fitton has signed a professional contract with the Newark Bears of the Independent Can-Am League.

June 8, 2011
Horn Named to Clemson Regional All-Tournament Team
(Clemson, SC) – Derick Horn (Valatie, NY) was named to the Clemson Regional All-Tournament team, for his performance in the NCAA Baseball Tournament at Clemson University last weekend.

June 8, 2011
Leiningen Named to Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team
(Fairfield, CT) – Sacred Heart Pioneer freshman pitcher Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY) has once again earned another accolade for his outstanding rookie campaign. Leiningen was named to the "Louisville Slugger" Freshman All-American Baseball Team, selected by the newspaper Collegiate Baseball.

June 4, 2011
Pioneers Fall to UCONN 13-3 in NCAA Regionals to Conclude Record-Breaking Season
(Clemson, SC) – The UCONN Huskies beat the Sacred Heart Pioneers 13-3 in day two of the NCAA Regional at Clemson University, ending the most successful season in Pioneer history. The Northeast Conference champion Pioneers finished their season 34-23, concluding a year in which they won their most ever games in program history.

June 3, 2011
Pioneers Lose in Day One of NCAA Tournament to Host Clemson 11-1
(Clemson, SC) – Despite brilliant relief by Matt Fitton (Lebanon, CT) and one of the most sensational catches of the year by Dave Boisture, the #4 Sacred Heart Pioneers lost to the #1 Clemson Tigers at the NCAA Baseball Regionals at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Friday night before 5,194. With the loss to the hosts, the Pioneers take on the UCONN Huskies Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. in day two of the double-elimination regional.

May 31, 2011
Edwards and Scribner Named NEIBA All Stars
JJ Edwards (Endwell, NY) and Troy Scribner (Washington Depot, CT) were both named to the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Division I All-Star Game, announced by the NEIBA this week.

May 30, 2011
Sacred Heart to Play Clemson in NCAA Baseball Regionals Beginning Friday
(Fairfield, CT) - The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team, 2011 champions of the Northeast Conference, will play the Clemson Tigers in the Regional round of the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament, announced Monday.

May 22, 2011
Sacred Heart Univeristy Baseball Wins 2011 NEC Championship
(Norwich, CT) - The Sacred Heart University Pioneers are the 2011 Northeast Conference Baseball champions. The Pioneers beat the Monmouth Hawks 9-2 Sunday afternoon at Dodd Stadium for their second NEC title on program history. Kody Kerski (Waterbury, CT) pitched a complete game to earn the win, and Dave Boisture (Highland Mills, NY) went 3-5 with a key two-out homerun to ignite the offense.

May 21, 2011
Pioneers Beat Monmouth 6-1 in Day Two of NEC Tournament; One Win Away from Title
(Norwich, CT) – The #2 Sacred Heart Pioneers beat the #1 Monmouth Hawks Saturday afternoon 6-1 in the winner’s bracket of the Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament, and now are one win away from the program’s second NEC title.

May 20, 2011
Pioneers Roll to 10-1 Win over LIU in First Round of NEC Baseball Tournament
(Norwich, CT) – Troy Scribner (Washington Depot, CT) pitched a dominant complete game and Derick Horn went 4-4 with four RBI in his collegiate post-season debut, as the #2 Sacred Heart Pioneers rolled to a 10-1 win over the #3 Long Island University Blackbirds in their first game of the Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament Friday afternoon at Dodd Stadium.

May 19, 2011
Seven Pioneers Honored with NEC Baseball Post Season Awards
(Norwich, CT) – Seven players on the Sacred Heart University Baseball team earned All-NEC accolades, announced by the Northeast Conference on the eve of the NEC Baseball Tournament at the annual conference awards banquet Thursday night at Dodd Stadium.

May 18, 2011
NEC Baseball Tournament Now Set to Begin Friday, May 20th at Dodd Stadium
(Norwich, CT) - The Northeast Conference Baseball Tournament will begin Friday, May 20th, the NEC announced Wednesday afternoon. The #2 Sacred Heart Pioneers will play the #3 Long Island University Blackbirds at 3:30 p.m. in their first game of the tournament.

May 17, 2011
Weather Delays Start of 2011 NEC Baseball Tournament
Somerset, NJ - The Northeast Conference has decided to delay the start of its annual baseball championship due to inclement weather and wet field conditions at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, CT.

May 16, 2011
Sacred Heart Baseball Signs Kenny Byram to NLI
(Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart University Baseball team announced the signing of Kenny Byram (Ponte Vedra, FL) to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Pioneers next year.

May 16, 2011
Phillips and Leiningen Honored in NEC Baseball Weekly Awards
(Fairfield, CT) - Hunter Phillips (Monroe, CT) was named Akadema Northeast Conference Player of the Week, while Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY) was named Akadema Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for the week ending May 15, 2011.

May 14, 2011
Pioneers Close Regular Season with 5-4 Win to Sweep Wagner, Tie Program Record with 31st Win
The Sacred Heart Pioneers completed a four-game sweep of the Wagner Seahawks with a 5-4 win Saturday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in the regular season finale. With the win, the Pioneers also tied a program record with their 31st win of the season, matching last year’s win total.

May 13, 2011
Perez's Walk-Off Extra Inning Double Caps off Sweep of Wagner
The Sacred Heart Pioneers rallied for two runs with two outs in their final at bat, forcing extra innings for Dan Perez (Seymour, CT) to drive home Hunter Phillips (Monroe, CT) with the game-winning run in a 4-3 walk-off win for a doubleheader sweep of Wagner Friday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

May 12, 2011
Sacred Heart Baseball Ranked Fourth in NEIBA Poll
(Fairfield, CT) - The Sacred Heart University Baseball team is ranked fourth in this week's New England Intercollegiate Baseball Poll for Division I.

May 12, 2011
Pioneers Take First Game of Weekend Series with Wagner 12-7
The Sacred Heart Pioneers pounded 19 hits, including four by John Murphy (Seymour, CT), and Troy Scribner (Washington Depot, CT) won his sixth game in his last seven starts in a 12-7 win over Wagner Thursday afternoon.

May 10, 2011
Pioneers Fall to Manhattan 11-3 in Final Non-Conference Action
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team lost 11-3 to the Manhattan Jaspers in their final non-conference game of the regular season Tuesday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

May 9, 2011
Maguire Named Akadema/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week
Sacred Heart Baseball freshman pitcher Robbie Maguire (Brooklyn, NY) has been named Akadema Rookie of the Week by the Northeast Conference, announced Monday afternoon.

May 8, 2011
Pioneers Come From Behind to Beat CCSU in 11 for Series Sweep
(New Britain, CT) - The Sacred Heart Pioneers forced extra innings in the ninth and won the game with a two-run eleventh inning for a 4-3 win over the CCSU Blue Devils to complete a four-game sweep Sunday afternoon.

May 7, 2011
Pioneers Sweep Doubleheader at CCSU 11-4 and 8-6, Clinch Spot in NEC Baseball Tournament
The Sacred Heart Pioneers swept a doubleheader with the CCSU Blue Devils, 11-4 and 8-6, clinching a post-season spot in the NEC Baseball Tournament Saturday afternoon.

May 6, 2011
Griffith and Boisture Go Deep, Scribner Keeps Rolling in 7-4 Win at CCSU
Rob Griffith (Lake Ronkonkoma, NY) and Dave Boisture (Highland Mills, NY) both hit their third homeruns of the season, and Troy Scribner (Washington Depot, CT) improved to 7-2 on the season with eight strong innings, as the Sacred Heart Pioneers beat the CCSU Blue Devils 7-4 Friday afternoon in the first of a four-game series.

May 6, 2011
Tedesco Named to Capitol One Academic All District Team
Steve Tedesco (Mission Viejo, CA) was named to the Capitol One Academic All District team, announced Friday, May 6, 2011.

May 1, 2011
Pioneers Fall to Bulldogs 4-2, Split Four-Game Series with Bryant
The Bryant Bulldogs scored four runs in the first inning and staved off the Sacred Heart Pioneers to split a four-game series with a 4-2 win Sunday at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

April 30, 2011
Schifano's Walk-Off Hit Leads Pioneers to Doubleheader Split with Bryant
(Bridgeport, CT) – MJ Schifano (Monroe, NY) drove in the game-winning run with an RBI single in the ninth, making a winner of Robbie Maguire (Brooklyn, NY) and earning the Sacred Heart Pioneers a doubleheader split with the Bryant Bulldogs with a 2-1 game two walk-off win.

April 29, 2011
Scribner Pitches Another Gem, Pioneers Knock 17 Hits in 8-2 Win Over Bryant
Troy Scribner (Washington Depot, CT) pitched his third straight complete game, and John Murphy went 4-5 as the Sacred Heart Pioneers beat the Bryant Bulldogs 8-2 Friday afternoon at CCSU Baseball Field.

April 26, 2011
Sacred Heart vs. Fairfield Game Canceled for Tuesday, April 26
(Fairfield, CT) - Sacred Heart Baseball's game against Fairfield, scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, has been canceled and will not be made up.

April 25, 2011
Schifano Named Akadema NEC Co-Pitcher of the Week
MJ Schifano (Monore, NY) was been named Akadema Northeast Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, announced Monday, April 25, 2011.

April 22, 2011
Pioneers Stay Hot In Conference, Sweep Doubleheader at Mount St. Mary's 5-3 and 10-2
The Sacred Heart Pioneers extended their now six-game NEC winning streak, sweeping a doubleheader with the Mount Saint Mary’s Mountaineers 5-3 and 10-2 Thursday afternoon.

April 22, 2011
Pioneers Sweep Again, Take Doubleheader at Mount 7-0 and 10-8 for 8th Straight NEC Win
The Sacred Heart Pioneers completed their second consecutive NEC four-game sweep, capping it off with another doubleheader sweep at Mount St. Mary’s by scores of 7-0 and 10-8.

April 20, 2011
Schedule Changes Made to Series at Mount Saint Mary's
(Emmitsburgh, MD) - Scheduling changes have been made to the four-game series for Sacred Heart Baseball at Mount Saint Mary's. The Pioneers and Mountaineers will now play doubleheaders on Thursday, April 21 beginning at 1:00 p.m. and Friday, April 22 beginning at 12:00 p.m.

April 19, 2011
Pioneers Lose in 10 Innings to URI 4-3
(Kingston, RI) – The Sacred Heart Pioneers Baseball team fought back to tie the Rhode Island Rams with a two-run eighth inning, but the Rams won 4-3 in 10 innings on a last at-bat bases-loaded single by Dan Haverstick.

April 18, 2011
McEvoy Named Akadema NEC Rookie of the Week
(Fairfield, CT) - Freshman outfielder/DH Conor McEvoy has been named Akadema Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week for his performance against Fairleigh Dickenson this past weekend.

April 17, 2011
Murphy's 10th Inning Walk-Off Single Completes Doubleheader Sweep for Pioneers
John Murphy (Seymour, CT) knocked a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 10th as the Sacred Heart Pioneers came from behind for a walk-off 11-10 win, sweeping a doubleheader and a four game series with Fairleigh Dickenson.

April 15, 2011
Pioneers Sweep Doubleheader with FDU, 7-3 and 9-5
Troy Scribner (Washington Depot, CT) and Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY) both threw complete games, and Conor McEvoy (satertowm, CT) went 4-4 with four RBI singles in game one as the Sacred Heart Baseball team swept a doubleheader from the Fairleigh Dickenson Knights by scores of 7-3 and 9-5 Friday evening at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

April 14, 2011
Sacred Heart Baseball Changes Start Times for Weekend Series Against FDU
Due to construction projects at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard and potential bad weather on Saturday, a number of scheduling changes have been made for Sacred Heart Baseball's four-game weekend series with Fairleigh Dickenson University.

April 12, 2011
Sacred Heart vs. Manhattan Game Cancelled for Tuesday, April 12
(New York, NY) - The game between Sacred Heart and Manhattan, scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m., has been canceled due to inclement weather. No make-up has been scheduled.

April 10, 2011
Pioneers Lose Heartbreaker to UNLV 10-9
The UNLV Rebels scored five times in the eighth inning with the go-ahead run coming on a controversial balk call to rally from behind in a 10-9 win over the Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team Sunday afternoon in the finale of a four-game series.

April 9, 2011
Pioneers Fall in Doubleheader to UNLV, 9-2 and 8-6
The Sacred Heart Baseball team fell to the UNLV Rebels in both ends of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon, losing 9-2 in game one and 8-6 in a back-and-forth game two.

April 8, 2011
Pioneers Beat UNLV 6-3 in First Game of Four-Game Series
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team scored four runs in the fourth to win 6-3 against the UNLV Rebels in the first of a four-game series.

April 6, 2011
Pioneers Fall to Bulldogs 3-2
In a mid-week non-conference game in which both teams combined to use 14 pitchers, the Yale Bulldogs beat the Sacred Heat Pioneer Baseball team 3-2 at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard Wednesday afternoon.

April 4, 2011
Leiningen Named Akadema NEC Pitcher of the Week
For the third straight week, freshman pitcher Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY) has been honored by the Northeast COnference by being named Akadema NEC Pitcher of the Week.

April 3, 2011
Pioneers Split Doubleheader with Quinnipiac, Win 14-2 and Lose 6-5
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team split a doubleheader with the Quinnipiac Bobcats Sunday afternoon, winning game one 14-2 before falling 6-5 in game two in the bottom of the ninth.

April 2, 2011
Pioneers Sweep Quinnipiac in Doubleheader, 4-2 and 1-0
The Sacred Heart Baseball team swept a doubleheader with the Quinnipiac Bobcats Saturday afternoon, winning 4-2 in 10 innings in game one before taking game two 1-0 in seven innings behind the second straight complete game and first career shutout by Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY).

April 1, 2011
Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac Postponed on April 1
Sacred Heart's baseball game at Quinnipiac on Friday, April 1 at 3:00 p.m. has been postponed due to bad weather.

March 29, 2011
Schifano Hits for Cycle in 14-6 Win For Sacred Heart Over Iona
MJ Schifano (Monroe, NY) hit for the cycle, including delivering both an RBI tie-breaking triple and a game-breaking grand slam in a ten-run seventh inning of Sacred Heart’s 14-6 win at Iona Tuesday afternoon.

March 28, 2011
Leiningen Earns Second NEC Rookie of the Week Honor
For the second time in three weeks, Nick Leiningen (Millwod, NY) has been named Akadema NEC Rookie of the Week.

March 27, 2011
Pioneers Split Doubleheader with LIU, Win 4-1 and Lose 9-8
Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY)pitched a complete game for his first career victory in a 4-1 game one win, but the Sacred Heart Pioneers fell 9-8 in game two for a doubleheader split with the Long Island University Blackbirds Sunday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

March 26, 2011
Pioneers Swept by Blackbirds in Doubleheader
The Long Island University Blackbirds swept the Sacred Heart Pioneer baseball team in a doubleheader 6-3 and 3-0 Saturday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

March 25, 2011
Friday's Game vs. LIU Postponed, Doubleheaders Now Both Saturday and Sunday
Sacred Heart's baseball game against Long Island University on Friday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m. has been postponed. The Pioneers will now host the Blackbirds in two doubleheaders this weekend at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

March 22, 2011
Thursday's Baseball Game vs. Maine Canceled
(Fairfield, CT) - Due to expected bad weather conditions, Thursday afternoon's baseball game between Sacred Heart and the University of Maine at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard has been canceled. There will be no make-up.

March 21, 2011
Hermanson Named Akademia Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week
Sacred Heart sophomore pitcher John Hermanson (Milford, CT/Jonathon Law High School) has been named Akadema/Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week.

March 20, 2011
Horn's Triple Leads Pioneers to 5-2 Win Over Monmouth in 11 Innings
Derick Horn (Valatie, NY) broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the eleventh with a two-run triple, leading the Sacred Heart Pioneer baseball team to a 5-2 win over the Monmouth Hawks Sunday afternoon to salvage the finale of a four-game series.

March 19, 2011
Pioneers Swept in Doubleheader Heartbreakers to Monmouth
Steve Tedesco (Mission Viejo, CA) tied game two of a doubleheader with a two-out RBI single in the Pioneers’ last at bat, but the Monmouth Hawks beat Sacred Heart in twelve innings 4-3 to sweep the day.

March 18, 2011
Pioneers Lose NEC Opener 5-3 at Monmouth
John Murphy (Seymour, CT) went 3-5 with a run and an RBI, but the Monmouth University Hawks beat the Sacred Heart Pioneers 5-3 in the first game of Northeast Conference Baseball play Friday afternoon.

March 15, 2011
Leiningen Named NEC Pitcher and Rookie of the Week
Sacred Heart freshman pitcher Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY) has been named Akadema NEC Pitcher of the Week and Rookie of the Week for the week ending March 13.

March 15, 2011
Griffith's Grand Slam Leads Pioneers to 5-4 Win Over UCONN
Rob Griffith (Lake Ronkonkoma, NY) hit a grand slam and Liam Rafferty (Westminster, MA) saved a win for John Hermanson (Milford, CT) by stranding the tying and winning runs on base in the ninth inning, as the Sacred Heart Pioneers beat the UCONN Huskies 5-4 Tuesday afternoon at Dodd Stadium.

March 14, 2011
Pioneers' Baseball Game vs. UConn Moved to Dodd Stadium in Norwich, 3/15 3:30 P.M.
The Sacred Heart vs UCONN Baseball game, originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 15 at 3:30 p.m. at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridegeport, has been moved to Dodd Stadium in Norwich, CT at 3:30 p.m. UCONN will now be the home team for this game.

March 13, 2011
Pioneers Close Out Trip with 8-3 Win Over Mississippi State
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team salvaged the finale of their three-game series with Mississippi State, beating the Bulldogs 8-3 Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.

March 12, 2011
Pioneers Battle Back, But Lose on Wild Pitch
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team fought back with five runs in the fifth to take a lead, but he Mississippi State Bulldogs tied the game in the fifth and then scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the eight for a 6-5 win Saturday night at Dudy Noble Field.

March 11, 2011
Pioneers Lose 5-0 to Mississippi State
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team was shutout by Mississippi State 5-0 in the first of their three game series Friday night at Dudy Noble Field.

March 9, 2011
Leiningen Pitches Well in 6-1 Loss to LSU
Freshman lefty Nick Leiningen (Millwood, NY) pitched a solid six innings in a spot start against college baseball power house Louisiana State University, but the Tigers prevailed 6-1 over the Sacred Heart Pioneers Wednesday night before 9,765 at Alex Box Stadium.

March 7, 2011
Whittemore's Extra Innings Hit, Dionisio's Relief Earn Pioneers Split with Southeastern Lousiana
Chris Whittemore drove home the game-winning runs with a tie-breaking two-run single in the top of the tenth, as the Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team beat the Southeastern Louisiana Lions 5-3 to split their four-game series.

March 6, 2011
Pioneers Lose Doubleheader with Southeastern Louisiana
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader with Southeastern Louisiana Sunday afternoon, 10-0 and 11-3.

March 5, 2011
Pioneers Hold Off Southeastern Louisiana 9-8
The Sacred Heart Pioneer Baseball team began an eight-game southern trip with a 9-8 win over Southeastern Louisiana University Saturday night. Steve Tedesco (Mission Viejo, CA) and MJ Schifano (Monroe, NY) both went 3-4 with a RBI for the Pioneers, while Tedesco also scored two runs.

March 4, 2011
Friday's Baseball Game vs. Southeastern Louisiana Postponed Due to Weather
(Hammond, LA) - Friday's baseball game between Sacred Heart and Southeastern Louisiana has been postponed due to bad weather. Saturday's game time has also been moved back from 3:00 p.m. EST to 7:00 p.m. EST. Friday's game will be made up on Sunday as part of a doubleheader, beginning at 2:00 p.m. EST

February 26, 2011
Pioneers Split Doubleheader, Beat St. Bonaventure 15-1 and Lose to URI 11-2
Sacred Heart split a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at the Palm Beach Challenge, falling 11-2 to the University of Rhode Island before rebounding with a 15-1 win over St. Bonaventure.

February 25, 2011
Pioneers Beat Northeastern 6-3 in 2011 Season Opener
The Sacred Heart Pioneer baseball team rode a five-run third inning to a 6-3 win on Opening Night Friday against Northeastern University at the Palm Beach Challenge. John Murphy (Seymour, CT) led the Pioneers’ 13-hit attack, going 3-5 with two RBI and a run. Rob Griffith (Lake Ronkonkoma, NY) and Hunter Phillips (Monroe, CT) both contributed two hits as well.

February 16, 2011
Pioneer Baseball Picked Fifth in NEC Preseason Coaches' Poll
(Fairfield, CT) - A year after the Sacred Heart Baseball team won a school-record 31 games and reached the Northeast Conference Championship game for the third time in five years, the Pioneers have been picked fifth in the NEC preseason coaches’ poll.

November 18, 2010
Sacred Heart Baseball Inks Branford High Pitcher Jeff Stoddard for 2012
Jeff Stoddard (Branford, CT) recently committed to Sacred Heart University and signed a national letter of intent to play baseball for the Pioneers in 2012. Alongside his parents Scott and Callista and his Branford High school head coach George Dummar, Stoddard signed his national letter of intent during the early signing period, committing to pitch for SHU head coach Nick Giaquinto.

October 19, 2010
Amanda Pape Enters Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame
Women's basketball star Amanda Pape was recently inducted into the Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame.

August 27, 2010
Tyler Kavanaugh Named Assistant Baseball Coach
Sacred Heart head baseball coach Nick Giaquinto has named Tyler Kavanaugh an assistant on his staff for the 2011 season.