2016 Field Hockey News

May 24, 2017
Nicole Miller Joins Field Hockey Staff
Miller’s primary responsibilities will be with the Pioneer offense, recruiting, video analysis and general day-to-day operations of the program.

May 12, 2017
Department of Athletics Celebrates Career Achievements Of Class of 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

April 25, 2017
Eight Student-Athletes Earn NSCA Strength And Conditioning All-America Honors
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics had eight student-athletes named National Strength and Conditioning All-American by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for the 2016-17 season.

March 15, 2017
Field Hockey Earns NFCHA Academic Honors
Earn National Academic Team Award, with three student-athletes earning their fourth National Academic Squad selection

November 3, 2016
Tolli Earns Third All-MAAC Honor, 13 Pioneers on All-Academic Team

October 28, 2016
Field Hockey Concludes 2016 Season
The Sacred Heart field hockey team concluded the 2016 season with a 3-0 loss to Monmouth, who clinched the MAAC Regular Season Championship last Sunday, at Johnson Field Friday evening. The Pioneers finish the 2016 campaign 1-15 and 1-5 in conference play.

October 23, 2016
Pioneers Hand Van Der Merwe First Win 2-0 Over LIU Brooklyn
The Sacred Heart field hockey team gave Sydney Van Der Merwe his first win as a collegiate head coach Sunday as the Pioneers topped LIU Brooklyn 2-0 for the team’s first win of the season. Junior Nichole Tolli (Poughquag, N.Y.) led the way for SHU scoring both goals in the second half.

October 21, 2016
Hauser Scores as Pioneers Fall to Stags
Rebecca Hauser (Mohrsville, Pa.) netted her fifth goal of the season the Sacred Heart field hockey team’s 7-1 loss to Fairfield Friday afternoon. The sophomore was responsible for three of SHU’s eight shots and put two on goal.

October 16, 2016
SHU Comeback Cut Short on Senior Day
The Sacred Heart field hockey team saw their second-half comeback cut short Sunday afternoon at Johnson Field. Nichole Tolli (Poughquag, N.Y.) and Danielle Gallagher (Clayon, Del.) both scored late to cut into the Bulldogs’ lead, but the Pioneers fell to Bryant 5-2 on Senior Day.

October 14, 2016
Field Hockey Blanked by Rider
The Sacred Heart field hockey team was shut out by Rider Friday evening at Johnson Field. Pioneer goalkeepers Emily Degennaro (Wading River, N.Y.) and Lauren Musselman (Bethlehem, Pa.) combined for seven saves, but SHU fell to the Broncs 3-0.

October 9, 2016
SHU Loses to Siena in Shootout
After finishing the second overtime still tied at one, the Sacred Heart field hockey team lost the shootout 3-0 to fall to Siena 2-1 on the road in the Pioneers’ MAAC opener Sunday afternoon.

October 2, 2016
Pioneers Shut Out by UMass Lowell
The Sacred Heart field hockey team dropped Sunday’s game against UMass Lowell 5-0 on Johnson Field. Rebecca Hauser (Mohrsville, Pa.) led the Pioneers’ offense with three shots as the team falls to 0-10 on the year.

September 25, 2016
Field Hockey Loses Overtime Battle with Temple
The Sacred Heart field hockey team suffered a heartbreaking loss to Temple in overtime Sunday afternoon at Johnson Field.

September 18, 2016
Field Hockey Falls to Dartmouth
After a tough first half that saw neither team score, the Sacred Heart field hockey team fell to Dartmouth 3-0 Sunday morning at Johnson Field. Nichole Tolli (Poughquag, N.Y.) accounted for half of the Pioneers’ six shots, as the team falls to 0-7 on the season.

September 16, 2016
SHU Comeback Cut Short in Loss to Brown
The Sacred Heart field hockey team had its comeback cut short Friday afternoon at Brown. With SHU down 5-0, Rebecca Hauser (Mohrsville, Pa.) netted the Pioneers first goal of the game in the 57th minute. A few minutes later, Colleen McAninley (Sewell, N.J.) got a pass from Nichole Tolli (Poughquag, N.Y.) making it just a three-goal game. Unfortunately, the final buzzer halted the SHU offense, and the Pioneers drop to 0-7 on the season.

September 11, 2016
Holy Cross Second Half Comeback Leads to SHU Loss
Kelsy Hopkins (Ambler, Pa.) gave SHU a 1-0 lead at halftime with a goal in the seventh minute, but Holy Cross staged a second-half comeback to take the game 2-1 Sunday afternoon.

September 9, 2016
SHU Shutout by Hofstra
The Sacred Heart field hockey team was blanked by Hofstra Friday night at Johnson Field. Junior Christina Gotthold (Middleton, Del.) led the Pioneers with four shots, putting three on goal, on they fell 5-0. The loss drops SHU to 0-5 on the season, while Hofstra improves to 2-3.

September 3, 2016
Field Hockey Blanked by Yale

September 2, 2016
Tolli Scores in SHU Loss
Nichole Tolli (Poughquag, N.Y.) got the Sacred Heart field hockey team (0-3) on the board to start the second half, but the Pioneers could not overcome the first-half deficit and fell to Lock haven (1-0) 8-1 on Friday in the 2016 home opener.

August 28, 2016
Pioneers Drop 6-1 Decision to Maine

August 27, 2016
Field Hockey Falls to Providence in Season Opener

August 24, 2016
Van Der Merwe Named Field Hockey Head Coach

August 15, 2016
SHU Tabbed Fourth in MAAC Preseason Poll; Tolli, Hauser Named All-MAAC Preseason

June 16, 2016
SHU Field Hockey Releases 2016 Schedule