Women's Basketball News

  • Mannetti Attends WBCA’s XCEL Head Coach Workshop
    April 19, 2018
    ATLANTA, Ga. – Sacred Heart University head women’s basketball coach Jessica Mannetti was selected to participate in the XCEL Head Coach Workshop held by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association presented by FastModel Sports on Thursday, March 29, at the 2018 WBCA Convention in Columbus, Ohio.
  • SFU Tops SHU in NEC Semis for Pioneers’ Season Finale
    March 08, 2018
    LORETTO, Pa. – The no. 4 Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (14-17) was overpowered by top-seeded Saint Francis U (23-9), 78-47, in the Northeast Conference’s semifinal Thursday evening at DeGol Arena.
  • No. 4 Pioneers Meet Top-Seeded Saint Francis U In Today's NEC Semis
    March 08, 2018
    LORETTO, Pa. – No. 4 Sacred Heart University women’s basketball (14-16, 9-9 NEC) put no. 5 Bryant away in Wednesday’s semifinal, and will advance to an NEC semifinal round also featuring no. 1 Saint Francis U (22-9, 16-2 NEC) at DeGol Arena Thursday evening.
  • SHU's Balanced Attack Knocks Off Bryant in NEC Quarterfinals; Competes in Semis Tomorrow
    March 07, 2018
    LORETTO, Pa. – The no. 4 Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (14-16, 9-9 NEC) avenged not only a pair of regular season setbacks but a 2016-17 semifinals loss to no. 5 Bryant (9-21, 8-10 NEC) as the Pioneers took down the Bulldogs, 80-63, Wednesday evening at DeGol Arena in the NEC Quarterfinal. Five Pioneers reached double-figures landing four in the double-digit scoring column.
  • Leatherwood and Hagood Land on 2017-18 NEC All-Conference Teams
    March 07, 2018
    SOMERSET, NJ – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball backcourt tandem of redshirt-junior guard Candice Leatherwood and freshman guard Adrianne Hagood rang in honors following the release of the 2017-18 Northeast Conference All-Conference Awards, announced by the league Monday morning. Leatherwood was named to Third-Team while Hagood was selected to the All-Rookie Team.
  • No. 4 SHU Draws No. 5 Bryant In NEC Quarterfinals Slated for Wednesday
    March 06, 2018
    LORETTO, Pa. – The no. 4 Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (13-16, 9-9 NEC) will step into a Northeast Conference Quarterfinals clash with no. 5 Bryant (9-20, 8-10 NEC) slated for Wednesday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m. held at host no. 1 Saint Francis U’s DeGol Arena.
  • Pioneers Take Down FDU on Senior Day, 61-48; Clinch Fourth Seed
    March 04, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (13-16, 9-9 NEC) avenged its earlier season loss to Fairleigh Dickinson (15-14, 7-11 NEC) knocking off the Knights, 61-43, Saturday afternoon at the Pitt Center on Senior Day. The victory solidifies the Pioneers as the fourth seed for the 2018 Northeast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.
  • Pioneers Go Head-To-Head with Fairleigh Dickinson Sunday on Senior Day
    March 03, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (12-16, 8-9) hosts Fairleigh Dickinson (15-13, 7-10) Sunday, March 4 at the Pitt Center. Prior to tip-off, senior Tykera Carter will be honored. Senior Day shirts will be distributed to fans.
  • Storck Dubbed NEC Player of the Week for a Second Time
    February 28, 2018
    SOMERSET, NJ – Junior guard Erin Storck reignited her scoring finesse in a crucial 2-0 week for Sacred Heart University women’s basketball and was named the Northeast Conference Player of the Week as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.
  • SHU Beats LIU Brooklyn, 63-43; Pioneers Clinch Tourney Berth
    February 26, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (12-16, 8-9 NEC) beat visiting LIU Brooklyn (10-17, 6-10 NEC), 63-43, Monday evening at the Pitt Center. The win clinches a tourney berth for the Pioneers.
  • SHU Plays LIU Brooklyn Monday at the Pitt
    February 25, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball (11-16, 7-9) team hosts LIU Brooklyn (10-16, 6-9 NEC) Monday, February 26 at the Pitt Center at 6:00 p.m.
  • SHU Tops St. Francis Brooklyn, 66-60
    February 24, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (11-16, 7-9 NEC) beat St. Francis Brooklyn (11-15, 7-8 NEC), 66-60, Saturday afternoon at the Pitt Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Invites St. Francis Brooklyn to the Pitt Saturday
    February 23, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball (10-16, 6-9) team hosts St. Francis Brooklyn (11-14, 7-7 NEC) Saturday, February 24 at the Pitt Center at 1:00 p.m.
  • Murphy Nets Career-High Again; Pioneers Unable to Break Through at RMU
    February 19, 2018
    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team emitted 19 unanswered points after succumbing to a first-quarter cold-front lasting almost eight minutes to makes things interesting prior to the fourth-quarter. However, top-seeded Robert Morris (19-6, 12-2 NEC) managed to pin a double-digit deficit back to SHU (10-16, 6-9 NEC) in the final window upon settling a 60-49 final, Monday evening at the North Athletic Complex.
  • Women’s Hoops Battles NEC Top Contender RMU On ESPN3 Monday
    February 18, 2018
    MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (10-15, 6-8 NEC) aims to upset another Northeast Conference threat ahead of the pack, Monday, February 18 in Robert Morris (18-6, 11-2 NEC). The Colonials play host at the North Athletic Complex and will tip-off with the Pioneers on ESPN3 at 7:00 p.m.
  • SHU Shocks League’s Leader SFU, 69-68; Mannetti Earns 75th Career Victory
    February 17, 2018
    LORETTO, Pa. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball gutted out a crucial win in dramatic fashion knocking off the Northeast Conference’s leader, Saint Francis U (16-9, 11-2 NEC), 69-68, Saturday afternoon inside DeGol Arena. The win marks the 75th career victory for Head Coach Jessica Mannetti and tabs the longest win streak for the Pioneers (10-15, 6-8 NEC) this season.
  • SHU Embarks on Final Two-Game Swing Through the Keystone State; SFU on Saturday
    February 16, 2018
    LORETTO, Pa. - The Sacred Heart University women's basketball team (9-15, 5-8 NEC) embarks on its final road stand of the regular season in western Pennsylvania beginning Saturday, February 17. Saint Francis U (16-8, 11-1 NEC) first welcomes the Pioneers inside DeGol Arena for a 4:00 p.m. tip.
  • Leatherwood Tabbed MBWA Honorable Mention
    February 13, 2018
    NEW YORK, NY – Redshirt-junior guard Candice Leatherwood has been named Honorable Mention for the week by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association in women’s division I as announced by the committee Tuesday morning.
  • Pioneers’ Three-Point Shooting Overtakes Mount St. Mary’s, 56-44
    February 12, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (9-15, 5-8 NEC) shot its best clip from downtown in 13 games. This included four daggers in the fourth quarter to equip the hosts with just enough ammunition to push past Mount St. Mary’s (8-16, 5-8 NEC) 56-44, Monday evening inside the Pitt Center.
  • Pack the Pitt White for Monday’s ESPN3 Action Between Women’s Hoops and The Mount
    February 11, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (8-15, 4-8 NEC) will welcome Mount St. Mary’s (8-15, 5-7 NEC) Monday evening, February 12 for a Pack the Pitt White event inside the Pitt Center to be aired on ESPN3.
  • SHU Controls Wagner from Start to Finish to Pick Up 61-49 Victory
    February 10, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team (8-15, 4-8 NEC) put up its strongest defensive effort through the game’s first 20 minutes before coasting to a 61-49 victory over Wagner (5-18, 3-9 NEC), Saturday afternoon on the Pitt Center hardwood.
  • SHU Battles Wagner At the Pitt Center Saturday
    February 09, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (7-15, 3-8 NEC) looks to stop its drought and earn a win over Wagner (5-17, 3-8 NEC), Saturday, February 10 at 1:00 p.m. inside the Pitt Center.
  • Leatherwood Nets Personal-Best; SHU Falls Short at Bryant
    February 05, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, RI – The Sacred Heart University women’s basketball team was down just two with the shot-clock turned off in a tightly contested battle with host Bryant. A pair of missed free-throws by the Bulldogs gave hope back to the Pioneers but a rebound falling in the hands of Bryant (7-15, 6-5 NEC) put out any kindle of a SHU (7-15, 3-8 NEC) comeback. Redshirt-junior Candice Leatherwood logged a new career-high 26 points in the 60-56 loss Monday evening at the Chace Athletic Center.
  • Pioneers Head to Bryant For Monday Meeting
    February 04, 2018
    SMITHFIELD, RI – The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (7-14, 3-7 NEC) is looking to put Saturday’s heartbreaker behind them as the Pioneers travel to Bryant (6-15, 5-5 NEC), Monday, February 5. Play at the Chace Athletic Center begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • Leatherwood’s Career Numbers Not Enough For SHU Against CCSU’s Three-Point Shooting
    February 03, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Redshirt-junior guard Candice Leatherwood registered career numbers in three categories but the Sacred Heart women’s basketball team’s (7-14, 3-7 NEC) struggle to guard the perimeter was chiefly apparent. Central Connecticut State’s (3-18, 3-7 NEC) three-point shooting dexterity iced a nail-biter as it generated 12 treys-one in the game’s waning time for the 73-71 victory, Saturday afternoon inside the Pitt Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Hosts CCSU on the Front End of a Saturday Hoops Doubleheader
    February 02, 2018
    FAIRFIELD. Conn. – The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (7-13, 3-6 NEC) gets the second half of Northeast Conference rolling hosting intrastate rival, Central Connecticut (2-18, 2-7 NEC), Saturday at 1:00 p.m. inside the Pitt Center on the front end of a hoops doubleheader.
  • Davis Puts Up Personal-Best; Cold Stretches Hurt SHU at St. Francis Brooklyn
    January 29, 2018
    BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, NY – The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (7-13, 3-6 NEC) faced a single-digit deficit heading into the final quarter of play. A flurry of three-pointers and five consecutive scoring possessions by host St. Francis Brooklyn (8-13, 4-5 NEC) exploited the Pioneers’ cold shooting fueling the Terriers' 63-48 win Monday at the Pope Physical Education Center.
  • SHU Concludes NEC’s First-Half Ascent Monday at St. Francis Brooklyn
    January 28, 2018
    BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, NY – The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (7-12, 3-5 NEC) looks to win its second in a row for just the second time this season, Monday, January 29 at St. Francis Brooklyn (7-13, 3-5 NEC). The Pioneers and Terriers’ showdown occurs at 7:00 p.m. at the Pope Physical Education Center.
  • Kangudie and Leatherwood’s Breakout Afternoon Sends SHU Past LIU Brooklyn, 50-46
    January 27, 2018
    BROOKLYN, NY – Abigail Kangudie made the first start of her collegiate career a memorable one and Candice Leatherwood displayed her scoring prowess as the Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (7-12, 3-5 NEC) kept the game out of LIU Brooklyn’s (8-11, 4-4 NEC) reach, 50-46, Saturday afternoon at the Steinberg Wellness Center. The victory ends a three-game drought for the Pioneers.
  • Women’s Basketball Pays LIU Brooklyn a Visit Saturday
    January 26, 2018
    BROOKLYN, NY – The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team (6-12, 2-5 NEC) plays its final weekend game of the month, Saturday, January 27 taking on LIU Brooklyn (8-10, 4-3 NEC) at 2:00 p.m. at the Steinberg Wellness Center.
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