Pioneers Announce 2017 Field Hockey Schedule

Pioneers Announce 2017 Field Hockey Schedule

2017 Schedule

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart Field Hockey Head Coach Sydney Van Der Merwe announced the Pioneers' 2017 schedule on Monday. The Pioneers will open on Friday, August 25 at 4 p.m. at Lock Haven University. 

Non-Conference Slate:

  • After opening the season with three straight away games, Lock Haven (August 25), Saint Francis U (August 27), and Yale (September 2), the Pioneers host Lehigh on Sunday, September at 4:30 p.m. The Pioneers hit the road again on Friday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m at UMass.
  • SHU will host Pacific on Sunday, September 10 at 12 p.m, followed by an away game on September 17 at 1:00 p.m against Hofstra. The Pioneers will host Towson on Friday, September 22.
  • The Pioneers will then play four road games against Temple (September 24), Brown (October 1), UMass Lowell (October 8), and Albany (October 11).
  • SHU will play Georgetown University on Sunday, October 22 at 12:00 p.m.

MAAC Conference Slate:

  • SHU opens MAAC play at Monmouth University on Friday September 29. That match is followed by a home game on Oct. 6 against Siena at 6 p.m.
  • The Pioneers then play two away games at Bryant (Oct. 15), and Rider (Oct. 20), before hosting LIU Brooklyn on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m.
  • SHU closes the regular season at home against Fairfield on Sunday, October. 29 at 6:00 p.m.