2013 News

March 20, 2014
SHU Field Hockey Honored by NFHCA for Work in the Classroom
Eleven Pioneers were named to the Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad the National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced Wednesday morning. In addition to individual players be acknowledged, the entire Sacred Heart field hockey team was honored for its work in the classroom, compiling a grade point average about 3.0.

November 8, 2013
Bergman, Altepeter named All-MAAC Second Team; Pioneers land 9 on All-Academic Team
Liz Bergman (Blandon, Penn.) and Mary Altepeter (Chesterfield, Mo.) were named to the All-MAAC Second Team Thursday night at the awards banquet at the 2013 MAAC Field Hockey Championship at Rider University.

November 3, 2013
SHU Field Hockey Drops Season Finale 1-0 to Bryant
The Sacred Heart field hockey team was rendered scoreless by the Bryant Bulldogs in the season finale. The Pioneers fell 1-0 at the Bryant Turf Complex Sunday afternoon. SHU finishes the 2013 season 4-12 overall and 0-5 in MAAC conference play.

November 1, 2013
SHU Downed 2-0 by Siena on Senior Day
The Sacred Heart field hockey team was shut out by Siena 2-0 on Senior Day Friday evening at Campus Field. The Saints got their first MAAC win, while the Pioneers fall to 4-12 on the season and are still looking for their first conference win.

October 27, 2013
Field Hockey Struggles Against Rider in 4-0 Defeat
In the second straight game, the Sacred Heart field hockey team was shut out on the road. Sunday afternoon, the Pioneers dropped the game 4-0 to the defending champion Rider Broncs. SHU falls to 4-11 on the season and 0-4 in MAAC play.

October 25, 2013
SHU Field Hockey Shut Out at Monmouth
The Sacred Heart field hockey team was shutout 5-0 Friday evening by the Monmouth Hawks on So Sweet A Cat Field. The Pioneers drop to 4-10 with the loss and still remain on the hunt for their first MAAC win.

October 20, 2013
Field Hockey Downed by Robert Morris 1-0 in Double Overtime Battle
The Sacred Heart field hockey team fell to Robert Morris 1-0 in a double overtime battle Sunday afternoon on Campus Field. The Pioneers were outshot 17-14 as they drop to 4-9 on the season and 0-2 in MAAC competition.

October 13, 2013
Pioneers Drop MAAC Opener at Quinnipiac, 4-1
The Sacred Heart field hockey team lost its Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 4-1. This marks the first season of field hockey in the MAAC. The Pioneers fall to 4-8 overall on the season with the loss.

October 6, 2013
Sacred Heart Beaten by Lock Haven, 4-0
The Sacred Heart field hockey team dropped a 4-0 decision to visiting Lock Haven University Sunday afternoon on Campus Field. The Pioneers drop their final non-conference game to fall to 4-7 heading into the start of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule next week.

October 4, 2013
Bergman Delivers Pioneers 2-1 Double Overtime Win
Sacred Heart r-sophomore Liz Bergman (Blandon, PA) scored the game-winning goal 3:32 into the second overtime to deliver the Pioneers a 2-1 win over visiting Lehigh University Friday night on Campus Field. The win snaps a SHU four-game losing skid and improves the Pioneers to 4-6 on the season.

September 29, 2013
Sacred Heart Falls to #17 Ranked Temple Owls
The Sacred Heart field hockey team dropped its second-straight game to a nationally ranked opponent thanks to a 3-0 loss at #17 Temple Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers have lost four-straight and saw their record drop to 3-6 on the season.

September 27, 2013
Pioneers Beaten by #11 UAlbany, 9-0
The Sacred Heart field hockey team fell at the hands of the #11 nationally ranked Albany Great Danes Friday afternoon, 9-0, on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 3-5 on the season.

September 20, 2013
Pioneers Fall to Fairfield in Overtime, 2-1
Fairfield's Julie de Paeuw buried a penalty stroke with 52 seconds left in overtime to lift the Stags over Sacred Heart 2-1 Friday night on Campus Field. The Pioneers fall to 3-4 with the loss while Fairfield improves to 5-2.

September 16, 2013
Christine Mace Named MAAC Player of the Week
Sacred Heart sophomore Christine Mace (Norwalk, CT) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Mace was a key part of the Pioneers' 4-3 overtime win over La Salle on Friday night.

September 15, 2013
Pioneers Tripped Up at Holy Cross, 1-0
The Holy Cross Crusaders scored on their first shot of the day Sunday afternoon and that would be all they needed to come away with a 1-0 win over the visiting Sacred Heart Pioneers Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers split their two games this weekend and are now 3-3 on the season.

September 13, 2013
Christine Mace's Overtime Game-Winner Beats La Salle 4-3
Sophomore Christine Mace (Norwalk, CT) scored the game-tying goal and then provided the game-winner in overtime to lift the Sacred Heart Pioneers to a 4-3 win over La Salle Friday night on Campus Field. Mace scored twice and assisted on another goal to lead the Pioneers to their third win of 2013.

September 8, 2013
Sacred Heart Falls at Hofstra, 3-1
The Sacred Heart field hockey team jumped out to a 1-0 lead at Hofstra but couldn't hold on as the Pride scored three unanswered for a 3-1 victory Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers drop their second-straight and even their record at 2-2 on the year.

September 7, 2013
Sacred Heart Falls at Yale, 6-0
The Sacred Heart field hockey team suffered a 6-0 loss on the road at Yale University Saturday afternoon. The loss is SHU's first on the season as they fall to 2-1.

September 6, 2013
SHU Set to Host Instructional Clinic
The Sacred Heart field hockey team will be hosting an Instructional Clinic, Player Panel and Recruiting Information Session for Parents on Saturday, October 19th.

August 31, 2013
SHU Sweeps the Weekend with a 2-1 Win at Villanova
The Sacred Heart field hockey team is off to a 2-0 start to their season thanks to a 2-1 victory at Villanova University Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers posted a pair of second half goals to erase a 1-0 deficit and complete the opening weekend of the season in perfect fashion.

August 30, 2013
Pioneers Beat Towson 3-2 to Open the Season
The Sacred Heart field hockey team opened their season on Friday afternoon by earning a 3-2 victory in a stroke-off shootout over Towson University. The Pioneers and Tigers played to a 2-2 tie through regulation and a pair of overtimes before SHU put the game away thanks to a 2-1 edge in the stroke-off tie-breaker.

August 29, 2013
SHU Field Hockey Set to Open Season at Towson & Villanova
The 2013 Sacred Heart field hockey season gets underway this weekend with a pair of stops on the road at Towson and Villanova. Third-year head coach Katie Kloeckener has a young and talented group set to take the field this fall that features 11 freshman.

August 20, 2013
Pioneers Picked Fifth in MAAC Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart field hockey team was picked to finish fifth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll announced on Tuesday afternoon. The 2013 season marks the inaugural year the MAAC will support Field Hockey as a sport and championship.

May 9, 2013
SHU Field Hockey Announces 2013 Schedule
The Sacred Heart field hockey team released its 2013 schedule on Thursday. The Pioneers will play seven home games at Campus Field beginning Friday, Sept. 13 against La Salle.