The Sacred Heart University Wrestling team concluded its meets at the Journeyman Classic Tournament this morning. The Pioneers defeated Bloomsburg 24-19 and the Citadel 24-22 while falling to Appalachian State 55-0. The team returns to action on Sunday, Nov. 19 when they head to the Keystone Classic.
The Sacred Heart wrestling team opened their season Saturday at the Princeton Open. The Pioneers entered as one of the 13 teams in attendance inside of Jadwin Gymnasium. The Pioneers hit the mat next Saturday, November 10 at the Journeyman Classic in Albany, NY. Sacred Heart will match up against Bloomsburg, Citadel, and Appalachian State.
HEMPSTEAD, NY – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team commenced competition at the 114th annual 2018 EIWA Championships as one of 16 schools participating. Following day one, the Pioneers tallied 2.5 points placing 16th in the standings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.