Wrestling News

  • Pioneers Defeat Bloomsburg and The Citadel While Falling to Appalachian State at Journeyman Classic
    November 10, 2018
    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.
  • Sacred Heart Kicks-Off Season at Tiger Open
    November 04, 2018
    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.
  • SHU Wrestling Releases 2018-19 Schedule
    October 23, 2018
    The Sacred Heart Wrestling Team released its 2018-19 schedule Tuesday, starting with the Tiger Open November 4 at Princeton University in New Jersey.
  • Atwood Joins Wrestling Coaching Staff
    June 23, 2018
    Joins Pioneers after a year at Army and two at UNC
  • Six Wrestlers Earn EIWA Academic Achievement Awards
    May 30, 2018
    Four seniors and two underclassmen honored for success in the classroom and on the mat
  • Wrestling Posts Nation's Third Best GPA
    April 19, 2018
    SHU wrestling notched a 3.49 team GPA
  • Wrestling Starts Action at the 2018 EIWA Championships
    March 03, 2018
    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.
  • Wrestling Dealt 37-11 Setback at Franklin & Marshall
    February 17, 2018
    LANCASTER, Pa. – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team collected three wins in 10 bouts falling to host Franklin & Marshall, 37-11, on Saturday evening at the Mayser Center.
  • SHU Endures 45-3 Setback at Hofstra
    February 11, 2018
    HEMPSTEAD, NY – The Sacred Heart University wrestling team suffered a 45-3 setback to Hofstra Sunday morning at the David S. Mack Physical Education Center Sunday afternoon.
  • Brown Overpowers SHU on Senior Day
    February 10, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University wrestling fell to Brown 44-0 Saturday evening inside the Pitt Center. Before the action took place, the Pioneers took time to honor their seniors.
  • Wrestling Endures 38-6 Setback at Binghamton
    February 03, 2018
    VESTAL, NY – The Sacred Heart wrestling team fell 38-6 at Binghamton Saturday afternoon.
  • Pioneers Split Events at the Bloomsburg Duals
    January 21, 2018
    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team split its events topping Virginia Military Institute (27-13) but falling to host Bloomsburg (29-13) inside the Nelson Field House on Sunday.
  • Columbia Proves Too Much for SHU
    January 13, 2018
    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.
  • Pioneers Compete at the David H. Lehman Open for Their First 2018 Meet
    January 06, 2018
    LANCASTER, Pa. – The Sacred Heart wrestling team participated in the 2018 David H. Lehman Open hosted by Franklin and Marshall.
  • Klee Reaches Semis; Wrestling Concludes Calendar Year at Wilkes Open
    December 22, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Earn First Dual Meet Victory of the Season; Clark Collects First Win as Head Coach
    December 08, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Topped by George Mason in Home Debut
    December 03, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Take the Mat at The Keystone Classic Hosted by UPenn
    November 19, 2017
    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.
  • Sacred Heart Falls to Three Teams at The Journeymen Northeast Duals
    November 11, 2017
    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.
  • Sacred Heart Commences Season at Princeton Open
    November 04, 2017
    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.
  • Stephen Jarrell Named Assistant Wrestling Coach
    August 18, 2017
    Pioneers welcome national runner-up from Johnson & Wales
  • Pioneers Tab John Clark As Wrestling Head Coach
    July 17, 2017
    Two-time Division I All-America selection takes over the SHU wrestling program
  • Department of Athletics Celebrates Career Achievements Of Class of 2017
    May 12, 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
  • Five Pioneers Recieve All-Academic EIWA Honors
    March 28, 2017
    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.
  • Alex Harnsberger Picks Up 3-2 Decision At EIWA Championships As Pioneers Season Comes To An End
    March 03, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Drop Final Dual Meet 26-17 to George Mason
    February 19, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Takedown VMI 20-18
    February 17, 2017
    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.
  • Pioneers Pick Up Three Wins Against Brown As They Fall 29-13
    February 11, 2017
    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.
  • Three Pioneers Win, As SHU Falls 31-9 To Bucknell
    February 04, 2017
    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.
  • Elliott Antler Takes Out #28 Ranked Corey Hazel, But SHU Falls 45-3
    February 03, 2017
    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.
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