2016-17 Men's Volleyball News
March 24, 2017
Pioneers Fall 3-0 To Harvard
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team took the crimson of Harvard at Malkin Center in Cambridge, Mass. The Pioneers fell 3-0, as they now sit 12-7 on the season, and 5-3 in the EIVA. SHU was led by Christopher DeLucie who tallied 13 kills on the day. The Pioneers are back in action as they take on George Mason in a double header next weekend.
March 17, 2017
Pioneers End West Coast In Five Set Thriller With USC
The Sacred Heart mens volleyball team ended up their west coast trip going 0-3 among the top teams in the nation. The Pioneers took on #1 Long Beach State, #6 UCLA, and finished the trip against USC. The Pioneers brought USC into the final set, but couldn’t get the job done losing in a five set thriller. The Pioneers will stay on the road as they get back into EIVA play, taking on Harvard this Friday.
March 6, 2017
Michael Comens Earns EIVA Offensive Player of the Week
Michael Comens earned the first EIVA Offensive Player of the Week award for the 2017 season after picking up 19 kills against Harvard this weekend. The Pioneers currently sit in a three way tie for first place in the EIVA with a 5-2 record. This is the Pioneers fourth weekly award this season. SHU heads to the west coast to test their skills among the best colleges in the country this weekend.
March 3, 2017
Dont Call It A Comeback... Pioneers Hand Harvard A 3-2 Loss
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team hosted the Crimson of Harvard in an EIVA showdown, as the Pioneers took down the Crimson 3-2. Despite dropping the opening two sets, Sacred Heart would rattle off three straight sets to takedown Harvard and advance to 5-2 in the EIVA. The Pioneers hit the west coast for a tough road trip till they come back for more conference play.
February 27, 2017
Doug Dzema Claims EIVA Defensive Player Of The Week
The Pioneers have made made a splash in the EIVA thus far this season. The Pioneers currently sit in 2nd place with a 4-2 record in the EIVA. This past weekend Doug Dzema led the Pioneers to a 1-1 record, and helped take down 3rd ranked Princeton in four sets, and claim his first EIVA award this season as Defensive Player Of The Week. The Pioneers are back at home this Friday as they take on Harvard at 7:00pm!
February 25, 2017
Pioneers Hand Princeton A 3-1 L
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team took down the top ranked Princeton 3-1. The Pioneers hit a minor speed bump, dropping the opening set, but regrouped to rattle off three straight sets and dethrone the Tigers. The Pioneers now improve to 4-2 in the EIVA and as they prepare for Harvard next weekend in the Pitt Center, March 3rd.
February 24, 2017
Pioneers Fall 3-1 to NJIT
The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team took on the NJIT Highlanders in an EIVA contest that ended the with Highlanders on top 3-1. The Pioneers were led by Bobby Costigan who hit .833 (5-6). The Pioneers are back in action tomorrow as they take on Princeton at 4:00pm.
February 18, 2017
Pioneers Welcome Nittany Lions to Upset City
The Sacred Heart Men’s Volleyball team headed to #13 ranked Penn State for an EIVA competition. The Pioneers took down the Nittany Lions in four set. The Pioneers rattled off three set to win the match 3-1. The Pioneers are back at home as they take on NJIT the 24th, at 7:00pm.
February 17, 2017
Pioneers Fall Short 3-1 To Saint Francis U
Loretto, PA, - The Pioneers were handed their first EIVA loss of the season as they fell 3-1 to the Red Flash of Saint Francis U. The Pioneers were led by Chris DeLucie who tallied 17 kills, and ended the night with 18.5 points for SHU. The Pioneers take on #14 Penn State tomorrow night.
February 13, 2017
Taylor Bloomquist Blocks His Way To EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
After helping the Pioneers to a 2-0 start in the EIVA, sophomore Taylor Bloomquist has been named the EIVA Defensive Player of the Week. This is the second time in a row the Pioneers have recieved this honor. The Pioneers are on the road this weekend as they look to take on the Red Flash of Saint Francis, and the #14 Nittany Lions of Penn State.
February 11, 2017
Pioneers Sweep Golden Eagles Second Night In A Row
Fairfield, CT- The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team improve to 9-1 overall and 2-0 in EIVA play as they sweep the Golden Eagles of Charleston for the second night in a row. The Pioneers were lead by Emerson Waumans who finished the night with 11 kills. The Pioneers hit the road for a pair of games next weekend as they take on St. Francis U, and Penn State.
February 6, 2017
Josh Ayzenberg Selected As EIVA Defensive Player of the Week
Junior Josh Ayzenberg was selected as EIVA Men?s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Pioneers to a 4-0 weekend. Ayzenberg becomes the first Pioneers to be selected for a weekly award for the 2017 season.
February 5, 2017
Pioneers Take Lincoln Memorial 3-1
Fairfield, CT.- The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team continues to roll as they took out Lincoln Memorial 3-1. The Pioneers were lead by Bobby Costigan who tallied nine kills on the day. Doug Dzema continues to show his dominance, and precision as he registered seven kills, and ended with a hitting percentage of .778%. The Pioneers start conference play as they take on Charleston (W.V.) Friday the 10th at 7:00pm.
February 4, 2017
Pioneers Dominate Lincoln Memorial
Fairfield, CT.- The Sacred Heart mens volleyball team improved to 6-1 on the season as they took out Lincoln Memorial is dominating fashion. The Pioneers were led by Emerson Waumans with 12 kills. The Pioneers are back in action as they take on the Rail Splitters again tomorrow at 1:00pm.
February 3, 2017
SHU Sweeps Alderson Broaddus
Fairfield, CT.- The Sacred Heart mens volleyball team improved to 5-1 as they swept the Battlers of Alderson Broaddus for the second straight night. The men’s volleyball team is back at home for the next two games as they take on Lincoln Memorial at 7:00.
February 2, 2017
Chris DeLucie Tallies 15 Kills As SHU Sweeps Alderson Broaddus 3-0
Fairfield, CT.- The Sacred Heart Pioneers improved to 4-1 on the season after sweeping the Battlers of Alderson Broaddus. The Pioneers were led by Christopher DeLucie who tallied 15 kills in the win. The Pioneers are back at home to take on the Battlers again tomorrow at 7:00pm.
January 21, 2017
SHU Falls to #13 Ball State
Fairfield CT.- The Sacred Heart men’s wrestling team hosted #13 Ball State tonight and went on to fall 0-3. The Pioneers were lead by Emerson Waumans who recorded 13 kills on the night. Waumans ended the night with a kill percentage of .333 (13-21). The Pioneers take a week off as they host four straight home games to start February on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th.
January 20, 2017
Pioneers Sweep Fort Wayne and Improve to 3-0
FAIRFIELD, CT.- The Sacred Heart Pioneers pulled away with a big win over Fort Wayne tonight to move to 3-0 on the season. The Pioneers were led by Taylor Bloomquist who hit a perfect 8-8 on the night. Michael Comens was also a main contributor for the Pioneers as he added 13 kills to bring the Pioneers ahead of the Mastodons.
January 14, 2017
SHU Sweep North Greenville and Move to 2-0
SHU men’s volleyball kicked off the season with a double header against North Greenville, taking both games. The Pioneers defeated the Crusaders in three straight sets, and move to 2-0 on the season. Blake Cox, lead Sacred Heart with eight kills while only playing two of the three sets.
January 13, 2017
Pioneers Kick Off Season With 3-0 Sweep
FAIRFIELD, CONN. – The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team kicked off their 2017 season with a 3-0 sweep over North Greenville University. The Men’s volleyball team was lead by Christopher DeLucie, and Taylor Bloomquist in route of the sweep. Delucie tallied the match high 10 kills in the match, while Bloomquist added five block assists to help Sacred Heart secure their first match of the season.
December 20, 2016
2017 Men's Volleyball Schedule Release
The 2017 Men’s Volleyball team has announced their schedule and look to capitalize after a good 2016 showing. Head Coach Greg Walker enters his third season, with the help of newly added Assistant Coach Eric Duda. The team looks to host a number of home matches, as they will total 15 home matches to their 10 road games.
December 20, 2016
Sacred Heart Selected 7th In EIVA Coaches Poll
BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Sacred Heart Men’s Volleyball team was picked seventh at the Preseason Coaches’ Poll as announced on Monday afternoon by the conference office. The Pioneers look to kick off their season in a few weeks as they host North Greenville January 13th at 2:00pm.