2013-14 Headlines

May 16, 2014
Men's Volleyball Adds Two to Class of 2018
Sacred Heart Men's Volleyball Head Coach Kalani Efstathiou announced the addition of Joshua Ayzenberg and Taylor Bloomquist to the Pioneers' Class of 2018.

April 25, 2014
Satagaj and Logosh Earn EIVA All-Academic Honors
Raymond Satagaj (Rocky Hill, Conn.) and A.J. Logosh (Pittsford, N.Y.) were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association’s 2014 All-Academic Team, which was announced by the conference Friday afternoon. The team features 15 players from seven of eight EIVA member institutions.

April 22, 2014
Brad Borsay Named All-EIVA Second Team
Senior Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) of the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team was named All-EIVA second team by the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Tuesday morning.

April 9, 2014
Pioneers Come From Behind to Win Season Finale
A late comeback meant victory for the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team’s Wednesday night as they defeated Rutgers-Newark 3-2 in the season finale. After dropping the first two 28-26 and 25-23, the Pioneers rebounded taking the third and fourth set 25-19 and 25-21 forcing a decisive set five. After trailing for most of the final set, four consecutive kills from Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) spelled victory for the Pioneers 15-13. Sacred Heart finished the 2014 season 10-18 and 4-10 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball action.

April 5, 2014
Pioneers Fall to No. 12 Penn State on Senior Night
For the second night in a row, Will LeClerc (Fairfield, Conn.) led the Pioneers with 11 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell 3-0 to No. 12 Penn State on “Senior Night” Saturday in the William H. Pitt Center. SHU is 9-18 heading into Wednesday’s season finale against Rutgers-Newark.

April 4, 2014
Pioneers' Comeback Haulted; SHU Drops Five-Setter to Saint Francis U
Will LeClerc (Fairfield, Conn.) led the match with a season-high 14 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team lost a heart breaker Friday night. After dropping the first two sets to Saint Francis U (25-18, 25-20), the Pioneers made a comeback dominating sets three and four (25-13, 25-16). But the comeback was cut short as the Red Flash took the fifth set 15-8 capitalizing on SHU errors. The loss drops Sacred Heart to 10-12 on the season and 5-5 in EIVA play.

March 29, 2014
Men's Volleyball Falls to Springfield, Vassar
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team dropped two matches Saturday evening to Springfield (3-0) and Vassar College (3-2). Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the Pioneers on the day with 27 kills, and senior Will LeClerc (Fairfield, Conn.) hit .421 over eight sets. The pair of loses drops Sacred Heart to 9-16 on the season.

March 28, 2014
Men's Volleyball Swept by Harvard
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell in three straight sets to the Harvard Crimson Friday night. Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the match with 14 kills as the Pioneers fall to 9-14 on the season and 3-8 in EIVA play.

March 27, 2014
Mackenzie's Season Best 22 Kills Leads Pioneers to Sweep of Rutgers-Newark
Enzo Mackenzie tallied a season best 22 kills while hitting .515 in the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team’s sweep of EIVA opponent Rutgers-Newark. Sophomore setter R.J. Uhlir (Norfolk, Neb.) recorded 37 or his sets for assists as the Pioneers improve to 9-13 on the season and 3-7 in conference play.

March 21, 2014
Men's Volleyball, SHU Exercise Science, Athletic Training Host Clinic
On Saturday, March 15, the Sacred Heart men's volleyball team in coalition with the Sacred Heart University Exercise Science and Athletic Training programs hosted a free three-hour clinic open to students from Bridgeport area middle schools.

March 20, 2014
Borsay, Delucie Lead Pioneers in Sweep of UPR Mayaguez
Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) and Christopher Delucie (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) led the match tallying 10 kills each as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team swept the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Tarzans Thursday evening in the William H. Pitt Center. Sophomore setter Benjamin Thomas averaged 12 assists per set as the Pioneers improve to 8-14 on the season.

March 18, 2014
Men's Volleyball Announces 2014 Alumni Day
The Sacred Heart men's volleyball team invites all alumni back to the court for the second annual Men's Volleyball Alumni Match on Saturday, March 22. All former players are welcome to play or watch the match, which will begin at 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow.

March 13, 2014
Pioneers Drop Thrilling Five-Setter to NJIT
Seniors Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) recorded double-doubles in the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team’s thrilling five-set loss to NJIT Thursday night in the Fleisher Center. Mackenzie led the Pioneers with 16 kills and 12 digs, while Borsay tallied 15 kills and 11 digs. The loss drops SHU to 7-13 on the season and 2-7 in EIVA play.

March 8, 2014
Men's Volleyball Loses the Battle to George Mason 3-1
Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) led the Pioneers with 19 kills hitting .400 as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team dropped a four-set match to George Mason Saturday evening. It was a battle between the two EIVA rivals as two sets were pushed to extra points. The loss drops SHU to 7-12 this season and 2-6 in conference play.

March 7, 2014
Mackenzie Leads Pioneers in 3-1 Loss to Princeton
Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led all players with 13 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell to Princeton 3-1 Friday night. The loss drops the Pioneers to 7-11 on the season and 2-5 in EIVA play.

March 2, 2014
Pioneers Win Two on Second Day of Coker Tournament
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team won a pair of matches Sunday at the Coker Tournament in Hartsville, S.C. After topping the hosting Cobras 3-1 to open the day, the Pioneers swept Pfeiffer. The Pioneers head home with a 7-10 season record.

March 1, 2014
Men's Volleyball Drop Two at Coker Tournament
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team dropped a pair of 3-0 decisions on the opening day of the Coker Tournament, in Hartsville, S.C. The Pioneers fell to Lees-McRae College and Erskine College on Friday and will play the host Cobras and Pfeiffer University on Saturday.

February 22, 2014
Arcala Tallies 22 Kills as SHU Drops Four-Setter to Saint Francis U
Austin Arcala (Long Beach, Calif.) led all players with 22 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team lost a four-set battle to Saint Francis U Saturday evening in the DeGol Arena. Sophomore setter R.J. Uhlir (Norfolk, Neb.) recorded 50 assists as the Pioneers drop to 5-8 on the season and 2-4 against EIVA opponents.

February 21, 2014
Pioneers Swept by Penn State
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell in three straight sets to No. 12 Penn State Friday night. Senior Jason Kinney (Salem, N.H.) led the team with six kills as the Pioneers drop to 5-7 on the season and 2-3 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association play.

February 17, 2014
Brad Borsay Named EIVA Offensive Player of the Week
Senior Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) has been selected as the EIVA Offensive Player of the Week after recording 30 kills in two matches while hitting .308 for the week.

February 15, 2014
Pioneers Down George Mason 3-1
Three Pioneers reached double-digit kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team defeated George Mason University 3-1 Saturday night in the William H. Pitt Center. Senior Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) paced the match with 16 kills, while Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and Jason Kinney (Salem, N.H.) recorded 10 each. The win makes Sacred Heart 5-6 overall this season, and an even 2-2 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association play.

February 14, 2014
SHU Men's Volleyball Swept by Princeton
Senior Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) led all players with 14 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team was swept by Princeton Friday night in the William H. Pitt Center. Junior hit .714 recording six of his 11 attacks for kills. The Pioneers fall to 4-6 overall, and 1-2 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball action, while the Tigers pick up their first win of the season to improve to 1-4, and 1-0 in conference play.

February 8, 2014
Men's Volleyball Earns Thrilling 3-2 Win Over NJIT
Four Pioneers record double-digit kill totals in EIVA victory.

February 1, 2014
Pioneers Win Two at Stevens Tech
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team picked up a pair of road wins Saturday in the Canavan Arena at Stevens Tech in Hoboken, N.J. The Pioneers started off their day with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-17, 15-25, 25-18) win over Eastern Mennonite. Then, followed that with another win with the sweep of host-school Stevens Tech (25-13, 25-21, 25-18).

January 25, 2014
Pioneers Swept by Flyers
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team dropped a three-set non-conference match to Lewis Saturday night in the William H. Pitt Center. Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) led the team with 10 kills as the Pioneers drop to 1-4 this season.

January 24, 2014
Pioneers Fall to No. 2 Loyola Chicago in Four Sets
Senior Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I) led the match with 18 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team took one set from No. 2 Loyola Chicago in Friday night’s 3-1 loss. The Pioneers fall to 1-4 on the season with the loss.

January 17, 2014
Men's Volleyball Sweeps Lindenwood in 2014 Home Opener
Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) led all players with 15 kills hitting .438. The senior only committed one error as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team completed a three-set sweep of Lindenwood (25-20, 25-22, 25-22) in the 2014 home opener. The Pioneers improve to 1-2 on the young season, while the Lions fall to 0-1.

January 11, 2014
Borsay Leads Pioneers in Loss to Ball State
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team dropped their second straight match Saturday night to Ball State 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-19).Senior Brad Borsay (Richmond, R.I.) with 12 kills, while R.J. Uhlir (Norfolk, Neb.) recorded 27 assists on SHU’s 31 kills as the Pioneers move to 0-2 this season.

January 10, 2014
Men's Volleyball Falls to IPFW in Season Opener
Will LeClerc (Fairfield, Conn.) led the Pioneers with 11 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team dropped the season-opener to Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-20) Friday night.

December 11, 2013
Men' Volleyball Picked Seventh in EIVA Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team was picked to finish seventh in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association’s preseason poll. Receiving seven of the eight first-place votes, the reigning 2013 EIVA Champion Penn State was selected as the favorite to capture the 2014 championship.

December 3, 2013
Men's Volleyball Inks Trent Thompson for 2014-15
Sacred Heart University Head Men’s Volleyball Coach Kalani Efstathiou announced the signing of Trent Thompson to a National Letter of Intent for the Pioneers next season Tuesday morning. A Kailua, Hawaii native, Thompson was a member of two State Championship teams at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii.