(Bridgeport, CT) – The Sacred Heart University Baseball team recently volunteered their time giving back to the community by participating in a Read-a-Loud program, on Friday at the Black Rock School in Bridgeport. This year's event marks the 5th time the SHU baseball team has participated in the Read-a-Loud program.
The team split up into groups of two and read to 18 different classes ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. The Pioneers read to grades K-5 and spoke about college and baseball to grades 6-8.
Coach Giaquinto was pleased with the event saying, "I am extremely proud of our guys for helping out in the community and representing Sacred Heart University in such a positive manner".
The Pioneers will begin their season on March 1st. As they did last year, the team will begin the 2013-14 season with an 8 game road trip in Louisiana.