2015-16 Pioneers Men's Lacrosse News

December 1, 2016
SHU Men’s Lacrosse Announces Freshman Class of 2017
Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse head coach Jon Basti announced his freshman class of 2017 on Friday. The group of 12 freshmen includes six midfielders, two goalies, two attackmen, a long stick midfielder, and a defenseman. Four of the freshmen are from Connecticut, three from New York, two from Oregon, and one from Washington, California, and Massachusetts.

October 4, 2016
Erich Skelly Named Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach
Sacred Heart Head Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Jon Basti announced on Tuesday the addition of Erich Skelly to the coaching staff as an assistant coach.

June 28, 2016
Eight Earn NSCA Strength And Conditioning All-America
Honorees represent eight Pioneer programs, with four seniors, two juniors and two sophomores selected

June 23, 2016
Pioneers Win NEC Institutional Academic Award For Second Consecutive Year
SHU is first member to win NEC Commissioners Cup and Academic Institutional Award in same academic year, posting a 3.331 GPA.

June 2, 2016
SHU Captures NEC Brenda Weare Commissioner's Cup For Sixth Time
HU also captured its ninth Joan Martin Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in women’s sports

May 13, 2016
Pioneers Celebrate Class Of 2016
Sean Ferguson of the cross country/track & field team and Katie DeRienzo of the women’s tennis team received the top honors of the Pioneer Award and are the Pioneers’ nominees for the Northeast Conference Student-Athlete of the Year award.

May 4, 2016
Four Pioneers Earn All-NEC Honors
Four Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse student-athletes were named to All-NEC teams, the Northeast Conference announced on Wednesday.

April 30, 2016
Dodge Reaches 100 Career Points As Men’s Lacrosse Wraps Up Season at Hobart
Senior midfielder Alex Dodge recorded his 100th career point Saturday, as the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team wrapped up the 2016 season with a 15-10 loss at Hobart Saturday.

April 26, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Drops Home Finale To #20 Bryant
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team ended its home slate Tuesday night with a 9-3 loss to the #20 Bryant Bulldogs at Campus Field.

April 22, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Drops 7-1 Game At #7 Navy
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team lost to the #7 Navy Midshipmen Friday night 7-1 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

April 19, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Hartford 9-8
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team scored five goals in the fourth quarter Tuesday night at Campus Field, but it wasn’t enough to get past the Hartford Hawks in a 9-8 loss.

April 16, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Wagner On Senior Night
Senior midfielder Alex Dodge tied a season-high with four goals Saturday night, as the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team lost to the Wagner Seahawks 11-8 at Campus Field Saturday on Senior Night.

April 9, 2016
Pioneers Fall At Saint Joseph’s 16-6
Tuttle leads SHU with three points in loss to Hawks in snowy Philadelphia

April 5, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Falls at #1/3 Yale
Jurk dishes out career-high three assists as Pioneers fall to top-ranked Bulldogs

April 4, 2016
Max Tuttle Named NEC Men’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week
Freshman midfield Max Tuttle was named the Northeast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Week on Monday after having eight points against Mount St. Mary’s on Saturday night.

April 2, 2016
Pioneers Fourth-Quarter Rally Comes Up Short Against Mount St. Mary’s
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team fell to 0-2 in the Northeast Conference Saturday night after a 19-16 loss to the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers at Campus Field.

March 28, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Alum Andrew Newbold Signed By Boston Cannons
Former Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse player Andrew Newbold was signed by the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse on March 22.

March 21, 2016
SHU/Bryant Men’s Lacrosse Game Moved To April 26
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team’s game against Bryant, originally scheduled for Friday night at 7 p.m., has been moved to Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m.

March 19, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Opens NEC Play With Loss At Robert Morris
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team opened Northeast Conference play Saturday with a 12-7 loss to the Robert Morris Colonials at Joe Walton Stadium.

March 12, 2016
Pioneers Fall In Overtime At Vermont
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team rallied from a 6-1 halftime deficit to take an 8-7 lead with less than a minute to play against the Vermont Catamounts at Virtue Field Saturday, but the Catamounts forced overtime then won the game 9-8.

March 5, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Drops 11-8 Game To Providence
Junior midfielder Brian Masi tied a career-high with six points Saturday as the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team fell 11-8 to the Providence Friars at Campus Field.

March 1, 2016
SHU Announces Schedule Changes For This Weekend’s Men Lacrosse And Men’s Volleyball Games
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics has announced schedule changes for this weekend’s men’s lacrosse and men’s volleyball home games.

February 29, 2016
Saggese Earns Second NEC Rookie of the Week Award
Freshman attack Joe Saggese was named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie of the Week for the second time this season on Monday.

February 28, 2016
Pioneers Rally But Come Up Short Against Air Force
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team used a 7-2 run in the second half to close within two goals of the Air Force Falcons Sunday, but ultimately lost 13-10 in its second game of the Faceoff Classic at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium.

February 27, 2016
SHU Battles #1/2 Denver But Falls 18-7
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team battled hard against the #1/2 Denver Pioneers Saturday at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium, but came away with an 18-7 loss.

February 20, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Rallies For Win Over Dartmouth In Home Opener
Trailing by two goal early in the fourth quarter, the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team went on a 5-1 run to rally back and win 10-8 over the Dartmouth Big Green in its home opener at Campus Field Saturday.

February 16, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Falls At #20 Stony Brook
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team moved to 1-1 on the 2016 season Tuesday after a 17-8 loss to the #20 Stony Brook Seawolves at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

February 15, 2016
O’Donoghue and Saggese Earn NEC Men’s Lacrosse Weekly Honors
Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse players Ryan O’Donoghue and Joe Saggese were named the Northeast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week, respectively, on Monday for their parts in the Pioneers’ 12-8 win over Lafayette on Friday night.

February 12, 2016
Pioneers Prevail In Season-Opening Win At Lafayette
Led by five points from Alex Dodge and hat tricks from Brian Masi and Joe Saggese, the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team opened the 2016 season with a 12-8 win over the Lafayette Leopards at Fisher Stadium Friday night.

February 10, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Season Opener Moved To Friday
Due to expected extreme cold weather this weekend, the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team’s season opener at Lafayette has been moved to Friday at 5 p.m.

February 9, 2016
Men’s Lacrosse Picked Sixth In NEC Preseason Coaches Poll
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team was picked to finish sixth in the Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, released on Tuesday.

November 25, 2015
Men’s Lacrosse Assists With SHU Thanksgiving Food & Turkey Drive
The Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team helped distribute turkeys at St. Charles of Borromeo in Bridgeport Tuesday as part of Sacred Heart’s Thanksgiving Food & Turkey Drive by the Office of Volunteer Programs and Service Learning.

November 19, 2015
SHU Men’s Lacrosse Announces 2016 Schedule
Sacred Heart Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Jon Basti announced the Pioneers’ 2016 schedule on Thursday. The Pioneers will play six home games at Campus Field, beginning on Saturday, February 20 against Dartmouth.