January 13, 2018
Columbia Proves Too Much for SHU
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The visiting Columbia Lions proved too much as they blanked the Sacred Heart wrestling team, 46-0, on Saturday afternoon inside the Pitt Center.
January 6, 2018
Pioneers Compete at the David H. Lehman Open for Their First 2018 Meet
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team participated in the 2018 David H. Lehman Open hosted by Franklin and Marshall.
December 22, 2017
Klee Reaches Semis; Wrestling Concludes Calendar Year at Wilkes Open
WILKES, Pa. – To close out the calendar year, the Sacred Heart wrestling team competed at the 85th Annual Wilkes Open Tournament hosted by Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Friday. Amongst more than 30 squads in attendance, the Pioneers were slotted ninth at the conclusion finishing with 44 points earned on the day. The 23rd ranked American University Eagles topped competition concluding 145 points.
December 8, 2017
Pioneers Earn First Dual Meet Victory of the Season; Clark Collects First Win as Head Coach
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team earned their first dual meet victory this season dominating American International College, 46-8, at Henry A. Butova Gymnasium Friday evening.
December 3, 2017
Pioneers Topped by George Mason in Home Debut
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team fell in their home debut, 32-10 to visiting George Mason Sunday evening inside of the Pitt Center.
November 19, 2017
Pioneers Take the Mat at The Keystone Classic Hosted by UPenn
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team competed at the Keystone Classic hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, Sunday, November 19 in Philadelphia. Besides the Pioneers and the Quakers, the showcase featured representatives from Appalachian State, Drexel, Duke, Eastern Michigan, Franklin & Marshall, Harvard, Northwestern, Penn State, Rider and Virginia Military Institute. SHU finished 12th with a team score of 10 points.
November 11, 2017
Sacred Heart Falls to Three Teams at The Journeymen Northeast Duals
CLIFTON PARK, NY – The Sacred Heart wrestling team took at mat at the Journeymen Northeast Duals. For the 15th anniversary, 14 teams participated including the Pioneers as they battled the University of Oklahoma, The Citadel and Castleton University.
November 4, 2017
Sacred Heart Commences Season at Princeton Open
PRINCETON, NJ – The Sacred Heart wrestling team opened their season Saturday at the Princeton Open. The Pioneers entered as one of the 17 teams in attendance inside of Jadwin Gymnasium.
August 18, 2017
Stephen Jarrell Named Assistant Wrestling Coach
Pioneers welcome national runner-up from Johnson & Wales
July 17, 2017
Pioneers Tab John Clark As Wrestling Head Coach
Two-time Division I All-America selection takes over the SHU wrestling program
May 12, 2017
Department of Athletics Celebrates Career Achievements Of Class of 2017
Ellen Nighbor of the women’s golf team and Justin Danforth of the men’s ice hockey received the top honors of the Pioneer Award
March 28, 2017
Five Pioneers Recieve All-Academic EIWA Honors
At the conclusion of the 2016-17 NCAA wrestling season, five Pioneers received EIWA All-Academic Award honors. Each of the five Pioneers appeared in the EIWA tournament at the conclusion of the season, with four of the five holding a GPA of 3.60 or better.
March 3, 2017
Alex Harnsberger Picks Up 3-2 Decision At EIWA Championships As Pioneers Season Comes To An End
The Sacred Heart men’s wrestling team ended the season at the EIWA wrestling championships where the team finishing in 16th. The lone Pioneer to pick up a win in a very competitive tournament came from Alex Harnsberger. Harnsberger picked up a 3-2 decision against Butler from F&M in the consolation bracket, but would go on to fall to Sprague, of American University in an 8-3 decision.
February 19, 2017
Pioneers Drop Final Dual Meet 26-17 to George Mason
The Sacred Heart Pioneers continue to battle tough with the post season in sight. The Pioneers fell to George Mason 26-17 but picked up four wins out of the ten matchups. Elliott Antler, who has been on a tear lately picked up a 22-7 technical fall over Andrew Thomas at 184 pounds. Paul Klee who has also been showing great signs of success prior to the EIVA’s picked up a 29 second FALL over Tejon Anthony at 141 pounds. The other two wins from the Pioneers came from Gerard Daly, and Matt Fisher who both picked up decision wins.
February 17, 2017
Pioneers Takedown VMI 20-18
The Sacred Heart wrestling team picked up a big win over VMI 20-18. The Pioneers were victorious in six of the ten bouts, after giving up a forfeit at 125 pounds. The Pioneers are back in action tomorrow as they take on George Mason.
February 11, 2017
Pioneers Pick Up Three Wins Against Brown As They Fall 29-13
The Sacred Heart wrestling team took on Brown University and picked up three victories in the process. The Pioneers were led by Gerard Daly, Paul Klee, and Alex Harnsberger as they were the three Sacred Heart wrestlers with success. The team went on to lose the dual 29-13.
February 4, 2017
Three Pioneers Win, As SHU Falls 31-9 To Bucknell
The Sacred Heart Men’s Wrestling team wraps up a weekend of duals taking on Bucknell where they would go on to fall 31-9. The three Pioneers who picked up decision wins were Elliott Antler, Alex Harnsberger, and Dom Celli. The Pioneers are back on the road next weekend as they take on Brown the 11th of February.
February 3, 2017
Elliott Antler Takes Out #28 Ranked Corey Hazel, But SHU Falls 45-3
The Sacred Heart men wrestling team fell to Lock Haven 45-3 tonight, as Elliott Antler picked up the lone win for SHU. Antler who has been wrestling well for the Pioneers defeated the #28 ranked Corey Hazel 4-3. Also excelling for the Pioneers was Alex Harnsberger who fell by a decision at 149 to Kyle Shoop 6-1. The Pioneers pick action back up as they take on Bucknell tomorrow at 12:00pm.
January 28, 2017
Daly and Hartnett Pick Up Wins As SHU Falls to Binghamton
Fairfield, CT.- The Sacred Heart wrestling team hosted the Binghamton Bearcats in an EIWA dual meet, as the Pioneers would fall 34-7. Gerard Daly and John Hartnett would pick up the two wins for the Pioneers.
January 22, 2017
Antler and Harnsberger Go 2-0 As Pioneers Drop Two Duals
Fairfield, CT.- The Sacred Heart Pioneers wrestling team hosted a pair of duals today, first taking on the Huskies of Bloomsburg, where the Pioneers would fall 28-21. Alex Harnsberger, and Elliott Antler lead the Pioneers, both going 2-0 on the day. The Diplomats of Franklin and Marshall would go on to take the match 25-18 to close out the dual.
January 13, 2017
SHU Wrestling Fall to Hofstra 38-3
The Sacred Heart men’s wrestling team hosted their second home dual meet of the season as they took on the Pride of Hofstra. SHU was lead by Elliott Antler who picked up a decision victory at the 184 pound weight class.
January 8, 2017
Mitchell Wins By Major Decision As SHU Falls To Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y.--The Sacred Heart Men’s Wrestling team traveled to Buffalo for a dual meet against the Bulls of Buffalo University. Casey Mitchell (South Windsor, Conn.) led the Pioneers in the dual picking up a major decision at 157 pounds over Kobe Garrehy by a score of 14-3. The Pioneers unfortunately fell to the Bulls by a score of 43-4.
December 30, 2016
Antler Picks Up Late Takedown To Secure Win At Midland Tournament
Evanston, Illinois- Five Sacred Heart wrestlers hit the road to compete at what’s known as one of the toughest mid season tournaments in the country, The Midlands. 42 teams competing for a spot on the top of the podium. Elliott Antler (Hebron, Conn.) managed to squeeze out a win in the 184-pound bracket but fell short of placing.
December 23, 2016
Pioneers Compete At Wilkes Open. Brady Takes Second
The Sacred Heart Wrestling team hit the road to compete in the Wilkes Open, and ended the day placing 11th among the 41 colleges and unattached wrestler. The Pioneers managed to land one wrestler in the finals, and a couple among the top 10 in their respective weight class.
December 4, 2016
Wrestling Picks Up Win Over Davidson
The Sacred Heart Wrestling team went 1-1 over the weekend and picked up their first dual meet win of the season. SHU started the day off against a tough Appalachian State team that claimed to match up well with the squad as they fell 43-0. The highlight of the day was when SHU took on Davidson in a hard fought dual meet to end the day. Things started off shaky for the Pioneers as Tim Johnson lost by fall early in the match leaving the team with a six point deficit but after three wins in a row for SHU they reclaimed the lead by a score of 10-6. Gerard Daly, and Brandon Levesque all both picked up decisions over their opponent, which Alex Harnsberger picked up a major decision to extended the lead for the Pioneers. Davidson would then pick up an additional three-team points as they won by decision over Casey Mitchell at 157 to close the team score to 9-10. The Pioneers were determined to close the gap as they won four of the last five matches. Senior Matt Fisher picked up a pin for the Pioneers late in the first period while Mark Boyle, Elliot Antler, and Sasha Oliinyk also defeated their opponents to end the dual meet with a 27-11 victory.
November 21, 2016
SHU Competes At The Keystone Classic
The Sacred Heart Wrestling team hit the road for the Keystone Classic, hosted by Penn University. The field of competition was stiff, as the Pioneers drew the short end of the straw in my weight classes matching up with past All-Americans and NCAA Champions.
November 11, 2016
Pioneers Fall to Drexel
The Sacred Heart wrestling team took the mat for their first home dual meet taking on the dragons of Drexel. The Pioneers fell to the Dragons in a hard fought battle 36-9.
November 5, 2016
SHU Wrestling Go 1-1 at Dragon Duals
The Sacred Heart Men’s Wrestling team started their season off at the Dragon Duals, hosted by Drexel College at North Penn High School.
September 15, 2016
Coach Lausier and SHU Wrestling Complete #riding4wrestling
FAIRFIELD, Conn.- Sacred Heart Wrestling prepares to launch the #riding4wrestling campaign this year starting September 19th. Head Coach Andy Lausier will cycle 1,116 miles to the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri the site of the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships, to raise money for the SHU Wrestling team. Simultaneously, SHU wrestlers look to cycle with their coach in a one-hour relay segment, for 24 hours around the clock, for 7 straight days, on the campus of Sacred Heart University. Also joining Coach Lausier in the first day of travel is Executive Director of Athletics Bobby Valentine.
September 13, 2016
SHU Wrestling Releases 2016-17 Schedule
FAIRFIELD, Conn- The Sacred Heart Wrestling Team released its 2016-17 schedule Wednesday, showing the opening Dragon Duals November 5-6th at North Penn H.S. in Pennsylvania. The Pioneers will take on Gardner Webb, Shippensburg, and Lycoming.
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 31, 2016
Derek Moore Inducted Into California Wrestling Hall Of Fame
Sacred Heart Assistant Wrestling Coach Derek Moore was inducted into the California Wrestling Hall of Fame on Saturday in San Jose.
May 19, 2016
SHU Wrestling Records Second-Highest GPA Among Division I Programs
The Sacred Heart wrestling team has been named one of the top 30 All-Academic Teams by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.
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.
April 14, 2016
Elliott Antler Receives EIWA Academic Achievement Award
Junior wrestler Elliott Antler was one of 16 wrestlers to earn an EIWA Academic Achievement Award for the 2015-16 season, the conference announced on Wednesday.
March 6, 2016
Pioneers Place 14th At EIWA Championships; Three Wrestlers Finish In Top Eight
Freshman Gerard Daly finished in seventh place in the 125-pound class Sunday at the EIWA Championship hosted by Princeton. Both Elliot Antler and Ray Sherwood finished in eighth place in their respective weight classes, marking the first time Sacred Heart Wrestling had three top-eight finishers at the EIWA Championships.
March 5, 2016
Pioneers In 12th After Day One of EIWA Championships
The Sacred Heart Wrestling team finished the first day of the EIWA Championships at Princeton in 12th place with 23 points.
February 20, 2016
Pioneers Rally But Fall Short At Franklin & Marshall 19-17
The Sacred Heart wrestling team dropped a hard-fought 19-17 dual match at Franklin & Marshall Saturday night.
February 13, 2016
Wrestling Earns 24-10 Win At Bloomsburg
The Sacred Heart Wrestling team traveled to Bloomsburg on Saturday afternoon to face the Bloomsburg Huskies. The Pioneers finished the day on top with a 24-10 win.
February 7, 2016
Wrestling Closes Home Slate Against Bucknell and Princeton
The Sacred Heart wrestling team closed the home portion of its 2015-16 season Sunday with a pair of dual matches against Bucknell and Princeton.
February 5, 2016
Wrestling Falls At Drexel 48-0
The Sacred Heart wrestling team traveled to Philadelphia Friday night to face the Drexel Dragons. The Pioneers finished the night losing the dual match 48-0.
January 31, 2016
Pioneers Fall At Binghamton 38-4
The Sacred Heart wrestling team traveled to Binghamton on Sunday to face the Binghamton Bearcats. The Pioneers finished the day losing the dual match 38-4.
January 30, 2016
Pioneers' Rally Falls Short In 26-16 Loss To George Mason
The Sacred Heart wrestling team nearly rallied from a 16-point deficit Saturday night at the Pitt Center, only to fall 26-16 to the George Mason Patriots.
January 24, 2016
Wrestling Goes 0-3 at Hofstra Duals
The Sacred Heart wrestling team had a busy Sunday as they traveled to Hofstra University to compete in the Hofstra Duals. The Pioneers finished the day 0-3, losing to Hofstra 40-8, Columbia 38-0, and Clarion 33-7.
January 17, 2016
Wrestling Falls 22-17 To Brown, 31-6 to Penn
The Sacred Heart wrestling team nearly rallied from a 16-6 deficit to Brown on Sunday at the Pitt Center, but lost the final bout in a 22-17 loss to the Bears. Earlier in the day, the Pioneers fell to Penn 31-6.
January 16, 2016
Pioneers Fall To Buffalo 32-6
Mitchell and Oliinyk earn wins for SHU against Bulls
January 2, 2016
Wrestling Falls To VMI 23-18
Pioneers win final three matches but rally comes up short against Keydets
December 28, 2015
Conan Schuster Wins 174-Pound Title At Wilkes Open
Sacred Heart wrestling had a pair of top-three finishes Monday at the Wilkes Open, led by junior Conan Schuster winning the 174-pound championship.
December 5, 2015
Wrestling Takes Down Davidson 44-3 On Pioneerpalooza
The Sacred Heart wrestling team was dominant Saturday night, earning six bonus-point wins in a 44-3 rout of the Davidson Wildcats at the Pitt Center for Pioneerpalooza.
November 22, 2015
Schuster Takes Second Place At Keystone Classic
Junior Conan Schuster came in second place in the 174-pound weight class at the Keystone Classic Sunday, hosted by Penn.
November 15, 2015
Wrestling Falls To #3 Michigan and #12 NC State At Northeast Duals
The Sacred Heart wrestling opened the dual meet portion of its 2015-16 season Sunday at the Journeyman/Asics Northeast Duals. The Pioneers finished the day 0-2 losing to #3 Michigan 47-3 and 32-13 to #12 North Carolina State.
November 8, 2015
SHU Wrestling Opens 2015-16 Season At Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open
Freshman Gerard Daly reaches 125-pound final
September 23, 2015
Support the SHU Wrestling #MarchToMSG
The Sacred Heart University wrestling coaching staff will embark on a 60-mile run, October 22-24, 2015 from Fairfield, Conn. to Madison Square Garden in New York City. The World’s Most Famous Arena plays host to the 2016 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship – the first time the event is being held in the Northeast.
June 3, 2015
Wrestling Moves Into Semifinals Of 2015 NWCA Best of Brand Competition
SHU to face Lehigh in semifinal round of Pure Entertainment competition
June 2, 2015
SHU Wrestling Advances To Second Round of 2015 NWCA Best of Brand Competition
Pioneers face Buena Vista in second round Tuesday
May 23, 2015
Conan Schuster Named NWCA Academic All-American
Sophomore wrestler Conan Schuster was named an Academic All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association on Friday.
May 20, 2015
The Pioneers Way Newsletter - May
The final Pioneers Way Newsletter for the 2014-15 season
May 4, 2015
SHU Wrestling Participates In Walk A Mile In Her Shoes
Sacred Heart Wrestling participated in the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event in downtown Fairfield on May 2 to benefit the Center for Family Justice and to raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence
March 7, 2015
Conan Schuster Places Sixth At EIWA Championships
Sophomore Conan Schuster finished in sixth-place in the 174-pound class Saturday at the EIWA Championships, hosted by Lehigh.
March 6, 2015
Schuster Reaches Final Eight; Wrestling In 15th Place After Day One at EIWA Championships
Sophomore Conan Schuster won twice in the 174-pound bracket Friday at the EIWA Championships at Stabler Arena on the campus of Lehigh Friday, guaranteeing himself a top-eight finish in the tournament. Three other Pioneers won matches Friday to put Sacred Heart in 15th place after the first day of competition.
February 27, 2015
The Pioneers Way Newsletter - February
Read all about SHU Wrestling in the latest Pioneers Way Newsletter
February 21, 2015
Pioneer Grapplers Win Second Straight Dual, Defeating AIC 50-6
The Sacred Heart wrestling team won its second straight dual Saturday afternoon, using four pins to win at AIC 50-6.
February 8, 2015
SHU Wrestling Takes Down Davidson 32-10
The Sacred Heart wrestling team won its first dual meet of the season Sunday afternoon, earning a 32-10 victory at Davidson.
February 7, 2015
Wrestling Falls At Duke 29-14
The Sacred Heart wrestling team won four matches Saturday night at Duke, but the Blue Devils took bonus points in its six wins to win the dual meet 29-14.
January 31, 2015
Wrestling Blanked By Binghamton 42-0
The Sacred Heart wrestling team hosted its final home dual match of the season at the Pitt Center Saturday night, falling 42-0 to the Binghamton Bearcats.
January 30, 2015
The Pioneers Way Newsletter - January
The latest edition of The Pioneers Way Newsletter has been released
January 28, 2015
SHU Wrestling's Dual Match Vs. Binghamton Rescheduled For Saturday At 7:30 PM
The Sacred Heart wrestling team's dual match with Binghamton has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. It was originally scheduled for Friday, Jan. 30.
January 24, 2015
Wrestling Falls At Brown 37-6
Sophomore Kyle Brady earned a pin Saturday night as the Sacred Heart wrestling team lost to the Brown Bears 37-6 at Pizzitola Sports Center.
January 17, 2015
Pioneers Drop Duals To George Mason And #24 Bucknell
The Sacred Heart wrestling team dropped a pair of dual matches on Saturday at Bucknell, dropping a close 23-13 match against George Mason and a 36-6 decision to the host #24 Bison. Conan Schuster and Johnny Vrasidas both went 2-0 on the day.
January 11, 2015
Pioneer Grapplers Fall To Army 30-7
The Sacred Heart wrestling team started strong Sunday against the Army Black Knights at the Pitt Center, but fell 30-7 in the dual meet.
January 9, 2015
Wrestling Falls 30-8 At Princeton
Patrick Skinner and Brendan Goldup each earned major decision victories Friday as the Sacred Heart wrestling team fell 30-8 to Princeton at Dillon Gym.
January 9, 2015
SHU Wrestling 17th In January NWCA/ELSM Best of Brand Rankings
The Sacred Heart wrestling program is 17th in the latest Best of Brand Rankings, released by the National Wrestling Coaches Association and Elite Level Sports Marketing.
January 7, 2015
VMI Rallies To Take Down Pioneers 26-18
Patrick Skinner, Brendan Goldup, and Casey Mitchell each had pins Wednesday night in the Sacred Heart wrestling team’s dual match at VMI Wednesday night at Cocke Hall, but the Keydets won the last five matches of the meet to come from behind and win 26-18.
December 28, 2014
Five SHU Wrestlers Place At Wilkes Open
Casey Mitchell, Conan Schuster, and Patrick Skinner each take third place
December 3, 2014
The Pioneers Way Newsletter - December
The first installment of the The Pioneers Way Newsletter for the 2014-15 Season
November 29, 2014
Pioneers Go 0-3 At Journeyman/Asics Northeast Duals
The Sacred Heart wrestling team went 0-3 Saturday at the Journeyman/Asics Northeast Duals at Hudson Valley Community College. The Pioneers lost to Buffalo 32-12, 32-13 to Hofstra, and 40-3 to Northern Illinois.
November 23, 2014
Wrestling Drops Close Dual With Franklin & Marshall 21-13
The Sacred Heart wrestling team lost a hard-fought 21-13 dual match to the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats at the Pitt Center Sunday night for PioneerPalooza.
November 21, 2014
SHU Wrestling Hosts Franklin & Marshall Sunday For PioneerPalooza
The Sacred Heart wrestling team opens its 2014-15 dual meet season on Sunday, hosting Franklin & Marshall at 5:30 p.m. for PioneerPalooza.
November 16, 2014
Vrasidas, Mitchell, and Brady Lead Pioneers At East Stroudsburg Open
Sophomores Johnny Vrasidas, Casey Mitchell, and Kyle Brady each advanced to at least the round of 16 in their weight classes Sunday for the Sacred Heart wrestling team at the East Stroudsburg Open, hosted by East Stroudsburg University.
November 9, 2014
Sacred Heart Wrestling Opens Season At Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open
The Sacred Heart wrestling team opened its 2014-15 season on Sunday at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open hosted by Binghamton.
October 17, 2014
Celebrity Chef with Andy Lausier and Derek Moore
Last Wednesday, #SHUWrestling coaches Andy Lausier and Derek Moore were the Celebrity Chefs at 63's making grilled cheese. Who's sandwich was better? Watch and find out!
May 12, 2014
SHU Wrestling Named Finalist for Best of Brand's Top Newcomer Award
FAIRFIELD, Conn – SHU Wrestling has been named one of 12 finalists for Best Of Brand’s “Top Newcomer” Award. The Pioneers are joined by Lehigh, Neosho, Old Dominion, Rider, Stanford, UW-Whitewater, Wayland Baptist, Wheeling Jesuit, Army, Brown, and Eastern Washington as the other finalists.
March 7, 2014
Wrestling Concludes Season at EIWA Championships
Philadelphia, PA – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team closed out the season at the 110th Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships. The powerhouse conference is comprised of 18 teams; American, Army, Binghamton, Boston, Brown, Bucknell, Columbia, Cornell, Drexel, Franklin & Marshall, Harvard, Hofstra, Lehigh, Navy, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Rutgers, and Sacred Heart.
February 16, 2014
SHU Wrestling Earns Split with Princeton and AIC
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart wrestling team earned a split of two matches Sunday afternoon, falling to Princeton, 35-6, before rebounding to defeat AIC, 29-19, at the William H. Pitt Center. The Pioneers now have three dual match victories this season.
February 9, 2014
Pioneers Dropped by Bucknell, 36-6
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart wrestling team earned just a forfeit victory at 174 pounds Sunday night, falling to the Bucknell Bison, 36-6 at the Pitt Center. SHU falls to 2-10 on the season, while Bucknell improves to 8-10.
February 4, 2014
SHU Wrestling Moves up to 12th in Best of Brand Rankings
FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart wrestling team once again moved up the National Wrestling Coaches of America/Elite Level Sports Marketing Best of Brand Rankings to the number 12 spot. The SHU wrestling “Pioneers Way” brand has continually moved up the list this season, starting the season at number 16.
January 26, 2014
Pioneers Defeated by Brown 34-3
FAIRFIELD, Conn - Brown University made a visit to the William H. Pitt Center Sunday afternoon and won 9 of 10 bouts en route to a 34-3 victory over Sacred Hear . The dual meet started at 133 lbs. where Anthony Finocchiaro scored a 7-4 decision over freshman Kyle Brady (South Plainfield, NJ). Brady started a rally in the second period with a takedown, put Finocchiaro countered with a reversal and put together a solid third period to finish the match.
January 18, 2014
SHU Wrestling Goes 1-3 in Pennsylvania
LANCASTER, Penn – The Sacred Heart University Wrestling team spent the weekend on the mat in Pennsylvania. Friday night, The Pioneers made a visit to Lancaster, Pa to take on Franklin & Marshall. The Diplomats dominated the Pioneers, winning all 10 bouts en route to a 43-0 shutout. Franklin & Marshall took quick control of the dual meet, picking up bonus points in the first six matches and carrying that momentum into the upper-weight classes.
January 7, 2014
SHU Wrestling Moves up to 13th Best Brand in Country
FAIFIELD, Conn – Sacred Heart wrestling has jumped three spots in this month's National Wrestling Coaches Associations Best of Brand Rankings to 13th best brand in the country. Head Coach Andy Lausier, in his second season has head coach, has created " The Pioneers Way" brand that is rapidly growing notoriety.
January 5, 2014
Pioneers Dropped by VMI in Home Opener
Fairfield, Conn - The home opener for Sacred Heart University Wrestling was spoiled by Virginia Military Institute, as the Keydets won 8 of 10 bouts. The dual meet started at 125 lbs. where Dalton Henderson recorded a fall over Joe Harris, giving the VMI 6-0 lead. Michael Flora followed with a 9-0 major decision over Kyle Brady at 133 lbs.
December 29, 2013
Brady, Polidore, and Moran Place at Wilkes Open to Lead Pioneers
Wilkes Barre, Penn - Competing at the 81st annual Wilkes Open, SHU Wrestling was led by a trio of place winners in Kyle Brady, Andrew Polidore, and Zach Moran. Brady and Polidore both wrestled to 3rd place finishes, while Moran placed 4th.
December 7, 2013
SHU Wrestling Tops Davidson 22-19
BOSTON, Mass - It was a milestone night for SHU Wrestling as the team picked up its first dual meet victory of the 2013-14 season. In fact, this was the first victory for the Pioneers since February 13th, 2010. Sacred Heart University defeated Davidson College 22-19 at the neutral site of Case Gymnasium on the campus of Boston University.
December 4, 2013
Pioneers Ranked 16th Best Wrestling Brand
FAIRFIELD, CT - A reinvingorated Sacred Heart Wrestling program has been named the 16th best brand in the country according to Elite Level Sport Marketing. Head Coach Andy Lausier, in his second season has head coach, has created " The Pioneers Way" brand that is rapidly growing notoriety.
November 30, 2013
SHU Wrestling Opened Dual Season at Journeymen Northeast Duals
TROY, NY - Sacred Heart University Wrestling opened its dual season at the prestigious Journeymen Northeast Duals, taking on George Mason University, University of Buffalo, and # 23 ranked Central Michigan University.
November 17, 2013
Kyle Brady and Zach Moran Lead Pioneers at East Stroudsburg University Open
EAST STROUDSBURG, Penn - One week after a strong showing at the Binghamton Open, the Pioneers continued their program rebuilding efforts with a quality performance at the ESU Open. The tournament featured nearly 500 wrestlers, including 20 from Sacred Heart.
November 10, 2013
SHU Wrestling Opens Season at Binghamton Open
BINGHAMTON, NY – The Sacred Heart wrestling team opened up their 2013-14 season over the weekend at the Binghamton Open. SHU was one of over 30 teams competing at the highly competitive Binghamton Open.
October 8, 2013
SHU Wrestling Holds "Practice on the Patio"
Fairfield, CT – With about a month left until the start the season, the Sacred Heart wrestling team decided to switch it up a bit and take their practice to the great outdoors. Head Coach Andy Lausier and the rest of the squad held a special training session outside dubbed "Practice on the Patio", held on the patio outside of 63's dining hall on campus.
September 12, 2013
Assistant Coach Derek Moore Featured on Takedown Radio
Fairfield, CT (September 12, 2013) - Newly hired assistant wrestling coach Derek Moore took some time wednesday to talk to the folks at Takedown Radio about the new job and the upcoming SHU wrestling season. Head Coach Andy Lausier had previously been featured on Takedown radio last October.
August 30, 2013
SHU Wrestling Announces 2013-14 Schedule
Fairfield, CT – Sacred Heart University head wrestling coach Andy Lausier announced the Pioneers upcoming 2013-14 schedule. For the second straight season, SHU will open their season at the Binghamton Open on November 10th. Coach Lausier will begin his second full season at the helm of SHU wrestling.
August 26, 2013
National Champion Derek Moore Hired as Assistant Wrestling Coach
Fairfield, CT (August 26, 2013) – Sacred Heart head wrestling coach Andy Lausier announced the hiring of Derek Moore as his new assistant coach for the 2013-14 season. Coach Lausier is entering his second full season as head coach of the Pioneers.
June 12, 2013
SHU Wrestling Announces 25th Ranked Recruiting Class
Fairfield, CT – The incoming SHU Wrestling Recruiting class has been ranked 25th in the country according to Amateur Wrestling News. The class of 26 wrestlers is the first under second year Head Coach Andy Lausier.
March 1, 2013
SHU Wrestling Releases Latest Newsletter
Fairfield, CT – The Sacred Heart wrestling team has released its latest newsletter for the month of February. This is the fourth edition of the newsletter that debuted this season.
February 23, 2013
SHU Wrestling Dropped by Brown
Providence, RI – The Sacred Heart wrestling team closed out their regular season with a 49-5 loss to the Brown Bears Saturday afternoon.
February 15, 2013
Pioneers Fall At AIC, 45-10
Springfield, MA –The Sacred Heart wrestling team lost to AIC Friday afternoon in Springfield, 45-10.
February 8, 2013
SHU Wrestling Drops Two Over the Weekend
Fairfield, CT - The Sacred Heart wrestling team had a tough weekend, losing to Rider and Princeton. The Pioneers did not register a victory in a 57-0 loss to Rider, and then lost 24-2 on Saturday to Princeton.
January 26, 2013
SHU Wrestling Falls to Drexel
Philadelphia, PA – The Sacred Heart wrestling team lost to the Drexel Dragons over the weekend by a score of 47-9. With the loss, the Pioneers fall to 0-7 on the season.
January 19, 2013
SHU Wrestling Drops Two at Mid Penn Duals
Millersville, PA – The Sacred Heart wrestling team traveled to Millersville, Pennsylvania over the weekend to compete in the Mid-Penn Duals. The Duals consisted of an 8 team bracket with a consolation match if you lost in the first round. The Field of 8 included: Shippensburg, Gloucester County College, Millersville, Gettysburg, York College, F & M and Thaddeus Stevens.
January 2, 2013
Sacred Heart Wrestling Releases First Newsletter of 2013
Fairfield, CT – The Sacred Heart wrestling team has released their first monthly newsletter of 2013 for the month of January. In this month’s newsletter Coach Lausier gives an update on the state Pioneer Wrestling and an inside look on his his first season with Sacred Heart.
December 30, 2012
SHU Wrestling Competes at the Brute Invitational
Lock Haven, PA – The Sacred Heart wrestling team traveled to Lock Haven University over the weekend to compete at the Brute Invitational against 13 other teams. The Pioneers finished in 12th place.
December 9, 2012
SHU Wrestling Falls in EIWA Opener
Fairfield, CT – The Pioneers opened their EIWA slate Sunday afternoon with a 46-6 loss to Franklin and Marshall.
December 3, 2012
Check Out SHU Wrestling's November Newsletter!
Sacred Heart Wrestling has issued their November Newsletter. This month's edition highlights their faculty mentors, David Cameron and Pat Morris. It also includes an exclusive interview with 2012-13 Captains, Joe Evangelista and Sam Shephard. To Check out the November Newsletter Click the Link Below
December 1, 2012
Wrestling Falls to Roger Williams and Davidson
Fairfield, CT - The Sacred Heart Wrestling team opened their 2012-13 home schedule with a couple of losses to the Davidson Wildcats and the Roger Williams Hawks. Sacred Heart fell to Davidson 42-9 and fell to Roger Williams 47-3 as well.
November 1, 2012
SHU Wrestling Dual Meet Rescheduled
Fairfield, CT - The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics has rescheduled the men’s wrestling dual meet that was originally scheduled for this coming Saturday. The Pioneers will now face Franklin Pierce on Sunday, December 9th due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
October 15, 2012
SHU Wrestling Releases First Ever Monthly Newsletter
Fairfield, CT – The Sacred Heart wrestling team has released the first issue of their new monthly newsletter for the month of October. The October issue features the schedule for the season, a look inside the new wrestling room, and pictures from the season thus far. This monthly newsletter will give fans opportunity to connect with SHU Wrestling, become part of our family, and experience this remarkable journey.
October 2, 2012
Coach Andy Lausier Recently Spoke to TakeDownRadio
Fairfield, Conn – Wrestling Head Coach Andy Lausier recently spoke to TakeDownRadio about taking over at Sacred Heart. He discusses a bevy of topics including; how he ended up coming to SHU, his transition from Princeton, the WCA Coaching Leadership Academy, and USA Wrestling Connecticut.
September 7, 2012
SHU Wrestling Set to Host Coaches & Wrestler Clinic
Sacred Heart's new head wrestling coach Andy Lausier has announced that Sacred Heart University will be hosting a Coaches and Wrestlers Clinic on Sunday, Septebmer 23rd. The event will be run in conjuction with USA Wrestling and be held from 10:00 am through 12 noon in the William H. Pitt Center.
July 26, 2012
Inaugural Pioneer Club Golf Marathon Set for August 16th
The Sacred Heart University Pioneer Club will be hosting their inaugural Golf Marathon on Thursday, August 16th at Fairfield Wheeler Golf Course in Bridgeport. Golfers are going to chase, hack, chip and putt thousands of golf balls from dawn to dusk at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course with the goal of raising money for the Sacred Heart University Wrestling Program.
July 10, 2012
Lausier Selected To Participate in NWCA Leadership Academy
New Sacred Heart Head Wrestling Coach Andy Lausier will be one of 45 collegiate coaches to take part in the Fourth Annual NWCA Coaching Leadership Academy on August 1-2 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
July 2, 2012
Andy Lausier Tabbed Next Head Wrestling Coach at Sacred Heart University
Executive Director of Athletics Don Cook has announced that Andy Lausier will take the reins of Sacred Heart wrestling as the program’s new head coach.
March 4, 2012
SHU Wrestling Wraps Up 2011-12 Season at EIWA Championships
Junior Zachary Moran (Columbia, CT) won a pair of bouts and finished in eighth place at the 2012 EIWA Championships.
January 20, 2012
Sacred Heart Blanked by Brown in Lone Home Match of 2011-12
The SHU wrestling team fell to the Brown Bears, 41-0, Friday afternoon inside the William H. Pitt Center.
December 5, 2011
SHU Wrestling Wraps Up Stretch of Six Matches in Two Weeks
The Sacred Heart wrestling team recently concluded a two week road trip that included matches at the Northeast Duals and the Bloomsburg Duals.
November 18, 2011
SHU Wrestling Fan Shop Open for the Holidays!
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics and Sacred Heart Wrestling are pleased to announce the opening of the online Sacred Heart Wrestling Fan Shop, which has Sacred Heart Wrestling-specific apparel available for purchase now.
November 14, 2011
Wrestling Opens 2011-12 Campaign with Busy Weekend in Binghamton
The Sacred Heart wrestling team wrapped up the first weekend of the 2011-12 season that featured a dual meet with Binghamton as well as competition at the Binghamton Open.
September 22, 2011
Sacred Heart Wrestling Joins EIWA; Releases 2011-12 Schedule
The Sacred Heart wrestling program enters a new era in 2011-12 as they join the prestigious Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association.
August 23, 2011
David Cameron Named Sacred Heart Wrestling Head Coach
Executive Director of Athletics Don Cook has announced the hiring of David Cameron as the head coach of the Pioneers wrestling team.
March 6, 2011
Pioneers Place Third in East Region, Pick Up Four Top Two Finishes
In its first year in the East Region, the Sacred Heart University wrestling team finished third at the championship, hosted by Liberty. Seniors Anthony Priore and Paul Schweighardt as well as juniors Justin Belanger and Jonathan Rizzitello each placed second in their respective weight classes.
February 18, 2011
Wrestling Downed by Brown in Regular Season Finale
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team fell in its regular season to Brown, 36-2 on the road, Friday afternoon.
February 16, 2011
Pioneers Drop Tight Contest to Stevens Tech on “Senior Night”
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team closed the home portion of its 2011 schedule with a 22-18 loss to Stevens Tech at the William H. Pitt Center, Wednesday evening.
February 6, 2011
Pioneers Sunk by Franklin & Marshall at Pitt Center
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team dropped a home contest to Franklin & Marshall, 35-20, at the William H. Pitt Center Sunday afternoon. Junior Jonathan Rizzitello (Paramus, N.J.) was victorious on the day to improve to 4-0 overall on the weekend.
February 4, 2011
Wrestling Stumped at East Region Duals
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team fell to Liberty, Campbell, and Gardner-Webb in its first year participating in the East Region Duals at Millersville this Friday.
January 28, 2011
Pioneers Edged Out by Millersville, 24-23
It came down to the final match of the afternoon, but in the end the Sacred Heart wrestling team fell to Millersville, 24-23-, at the William H. Pitt Center, Friday night. In the final match, heavyweight Paul Schweighardt (Tinton Falls, N.J.) avoided a pin early in the first round, but ultimately lost the decision, 7-3, to Bradley Ladd.
January 22, 2011
Pioneers Wrestle in Quad Meet at BU
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team posted a 1-2 day at the Boston University quad meet this afternoon. The Pioneers registered a 39-6 win over American International and fell to BU 43-10 and Davidson 26-15.
January 5, 2011
Sacred Heart Wrestling Taken Down by Bloomsburg in Home Opener
Sacred Heart University wrestling team made its season debut at the William H. Pitt Center in dual meet action against visiting Bloomsburg.
December 29, 2010
Pioneers Compete at Wilkes Open
Three wrestlers from the Sacred Heart wrestling team took part in and advanced deep into competition at their respective weight classes at the Wilkes Open. Anthony Priore and Justin Belanger each reached the semi-finals of the consolation round before facing elimination.
December 5, 2010
Wrestling Takes Part in Penn State Open
The Sacred Heart wrestling team participated in the Penn State Open on Sunday afternoon.
November 27, 2010
SHU Wrestling Competes at Northeast Duals
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team took part in the Northeast Duals in Troy, N.Y. this weekend.
November 21, 2010
Pioneers Wrestle at Sprawl Brawl
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team faced off with West Virginia, Eastern Michigan, and Shippensburg at the Sprwal Brawl, hosted by Bighamton University on Sunday.
November 20, 2010
SHU Wrestling Competes at Body Bar Invitational
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team competed at the Body Bar Invitational, hosted by Cornell University, Saturday afternoon.
November 14, 2010
Wrestling Competes at Binghamton Open
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team competed at the Binghamton Open this Sunday.
November 7, 2010
Wrestling Swept at Rutgers Duals
The Sacred Heart wrestling team suffered a pair of losses in its 2010-11 season opener at Rutgers, Sunday afternoon.
May 5, 2010
Pioneers Wrestlers Recognized for Academic Success
The National Wrestling Coaches Association has announced its Division I All-Academic Top 30 Teams and the Sacred Heart University wrestlers rank 10th in the country. As a whole, the Pioneers accumulated an actual 3.1636 grade point average.
March 8, 2010
Ricky Eichenlaub Named Enterprise Rent-A-Car/SHU Student-Athlete of the Week
Ricky Eichenlaub of the wrestling team has been named the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Sacred Heart University Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending March 7.
March 6, 2010
SHU Wrestlers Compete at Day One of CAA Championship
The Sacred Heart University wrestling team participated in the first day of the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestling Championships at Rider University Friday. Red-shirt juniors Pat Feeley (Johnston, RI) and Ricky Eichenlaub (Woodcliff, NJ), both seeded second in their weight class, recorded wins in the first round.
March 6, 2010
Eichenlaub Takes 3rd, Three Other Pioneers Place 4th
Red-shirt junior Ricky Eichenlaub (Woodcliff, NJ) earned two victories by pin this afternoon on way to claiming third place at the 197 lb. weight class at the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestling Championships at Rider. Sacred Heart finished eighth in the eight team field, while Binghamton took home the title.
March 4, 2010
Eichenlaub and Feeley Seeded Second Going Into CAAs
Red-shirt junior Ricky Eichenlaub (Woodcliff, NJ) and Pat Feeley (Johnston, RI) have both been seeded second in their weight class for this weekend's Colonial Athletic Association Wrestling Championship. Eichenlaub will represent Sacred Heart in the 197 lb. weight class, while Feeley will wrestle at 125.
February 20, 2010
SHU Wrestlers Taken Down by Rider
February 14, 2010
SHU Wrestlers Defeat Millersville, Fall to Army
February 7, 2010
SHU Wrestling Falls to Princeton
January 24, 2010
Sacred Heart Wrestling Downed Twice at Home
January 17, 2010
Sacred Heart Participates in CAA Duals at George Mason
January 5, 2010
Sacred Heat Dropped by Bloomsburg, 41-6
December 31, 2009
SHU Wrestling Competes at Southern Scuffle
November 28, 2009
Wrestling Competes at Northeast Duals
November 23, 2009
Wrestling Competes in Body Bar Invitational and Sprawl Brawl
November 19, 2009
Pioneer Wrestlers Takedown Stevens Tech
November 19, 2009
Pioneer Wrestlers Takedown Stevens Tech
November 13, 2009
Pioneer Wrestling Falls Twice in Tri-Meet at Drexel
November 8, 2009
Sacred Heart Wrestling Taken Down by Rutgers
November 6, 2009
Pioneer Wrestling Opens 2009-'10 Season With Matchup vs. Rutgers