2014 Sacred Heart Field Hockey News

September 16, 2014
Two Pioneers Honored With MAAC Player of the Week Award
EDISON, N.J. – Sacred Heart field hockey received two of the three MAAC Player of the Week awards announced on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Mary Altepeter (Chesterfield, Mo.) was named Defensive Player of the Week, while forward Olivia Volpe (Metuchen, N.J) received Rookie of the Week honors. The two helped the Pioneers finish with a 3-0 record for the week as they defeated Yale, Saint Louis, and Holy Cross.

September 14, 2014
Sacred Heart Blanks Holy Cross 2-0 for Third Straight Win
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Sacred Heart University field hockey team shutout Holy Cross 2-0 on Sunday evening to win their third straight match. A first half Liz Bergman goal would turn out to be the game-winner as the Pioneers held the Crusaders to only one shot on goal.

September 12, 2014
Sacred Heart Overcomes Early Deficit to Defeat Saint Louis 3-1
FAIRFIELD, CONN. – The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team overcame an early deficit to come back and win their second straight as they beat Saint Louis 3-1 at Campus Field on Friday night. Two goals in a 44 second span late in the first half proved to be enough for the Pioneers.

September 8, 2014
Altepeter Strong in Net as SHU Holds off Yale 3-2
NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Sacred Heart University field hockey team was able to hold off a second half comeback on Monday night to record a 3-2 victory at Yale. The two met just two days after their original matchup was postponed due to weather less then two minutes into the game on Saturday.

September 5, 2014
Pioneers Fall to Hofstra 3-2
NEW HAVEN, CONN. – The Sacred Heart field hockey team jumped to a first half lead against Hofstra on Friday afternoon before eventually falling 3-2. The match was played at Yale University.

September 2, 2014
Danielle Gallagher Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week
Sacred Heart sophomore forward Danielle Gallagher (Clayton, Del.) has been chosen as the MAAC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three goals, including a game-winner, in two games of action to open the field hockey season.

August 31, 2014
Pioneers' Comeback Falls Short at Rutgers
Piscataway, NJ – A Sacred Heart second half comeback fell just short on Sunday afternoon as the Pioneers’ field hockey team lost at Rutgers 5-3.

August 29, 2014
SHU Field Hockey Earns Dramatic OT Victory in Season Opener
The Sacred Heart University Field Hockey team opened their season in dramatic fashion Friday night by defeating Villanova 2-1 in overtime on a goal by Danielle Gallagher with no time remaining on the clock. The game-winning goal was Gallagher’s second of the game.

August 5, 2014
Bergman Tabbed Preseason All-MAAC; SHU Picked Fifth in Poll
The Sacred Heart Field Hockey team was picked to finish fifth in the 2014 MAAC preseason poll released by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tuesday morning. The 2013 Champion Quinnipiac Bobcats were tabbed to once again finish atop the league.

July 15, 2014
24 Pioneers Named to 2013-14 MAAC Honor Roll
Twenty-four Sacred Heart University student-athletes were named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Association 2013-14 Academic Honor Roll, which was announced Tuesday morning. A MAAC associate member for two of its 32 athletic programs, SHU saw 13 members of the field hockey team and 11 rowers honored for their work in the classroom.

July 7, 2014
Hannah Boyer Named Field Hockey Assistant Coach
Two-time All-Big 10 Second Team honoree will work with the Pioneers defense.

June 16, 2014
Sacred Heart Field Hockey Releases 2014 Schedule
FAIRFIELD, CONN. (June 17, 2014)—Sacred Heart Field Hockey Head Coach Katie Kloeckener announced the Pioneers’ 2014 schedule Tuesday. SHU hopes to rebound from last year’s 4-13 season when it hosts Villanova in the season opener on August 29 at 7:00 p.m. on Campus Field.