2016-17 Sacred Heart Women's Golf News

July 10, 2017
Three Pioneers Named WGCA All-American Scholars
Alumna Ellen Nighbor and rising seniors Abigail Hood and Alejandra Perez of the Sacred Heart women’s golf team were named All-American Scholars for the second straight year by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association late last week.

June 15, 2017
Nighbor, Shaw Earn NEC Scholar-Athlete Honors
Pioneers top conference with 185 Academic Honor Roll selections and 53 Commissioner's Honor Roll selections.

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

May 10, 2017
Nighbor's NEC Player of the Year Honor Highlights SHU Women's Golf Postseason Accolades
The 2017 Northeast Conference Champions, Sacred Heart women’s golf team was well represented with postseason honors announced by the Northeast Conference on Wednesday.

May 10, 2017
Pioneers Improve in Final Round to Close Out Lubbock Regional
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team closed the program’s first NCAA Regional with a third-round score of 311.

May 9, 2017
Pioneers Improve By 17 Strokes In Day Two Of Lubbock Regional
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team improved upon its first showing at the NCAA Women’s Golf Regional at the Rawls Course on Tuesday, posting a team score of 323 to put the team at +87 through two rounds.

May 8, 2017
Women's Golf Opens Program's First NCAA Regional On Monday
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team wrapped the first round of its first-ever NCAA Women’s Golf Regional on Monday afternoon at the Rawls Course.

April 27, 2017
SHU Women's Golf Headed to Lubbock, Texas For NCAA Regionals
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team will travel to Lubbock, Texas to compete in the program’s first NCAA Division I Women's Golf Regionals.

April 23, 2017
Women’s Golf Wins First Northeast Conference Championship
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team finished the third and final round with a program and tournament single-best round of 287 to capture its first Northeast Conference Women’s Golf Championship on Sunday.

April 22, 2017
Women's Golf Continues To Pace Field After Day Two of NEC Women's Golf Championship
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team holds a 17-stroke edge on the field after finishing day two of the Northeast Conference Women’s Golf Championship with a team score of 304. Senior Ellen Nighbor posted her second straight round of one-under par to lead the individual field.

April 21, 2017
Women's Golf & Nighbor In Lead After Opening Round of NEC Women's Golf Championship
Led by four golfers in the top 10, the Sacred Heart women’s golf team holds first place after an impressive opening round of the Northeast Conference Championship on Friday at LPGA International.

April 17, 2017
SHU Women's Golf Closes Regular Season With Second Place Finish at SHU Spring Invite
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team wrapped up the regular season on Monday afternoon with a second-place finish at the 2017 SHU Spring Invitational at Great River Golf Club.

April 15, 2017
Women's Golf Ties For First at Hartford Women's Invitational
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team finished the Hartford Women’s Invitational at Tumble Brook Country Club tied for first place with the University of Albany with a team score of 635. The Pioneers have earned three first place finishes this spring.

April 5, 2017
Ellen Nighbor Earns NEC Co-Golfer of the Week

April 3, 2017
SHU Women's Golf Has Big Final Round to Earn Seahawk Invitational Team
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team shot a spring season-low of 299 in round two to take home it’s second team title of the season at the Seahawk Invite at Quail Valley Golf Course.

March 28, 2017
Pioneers Finish Tied for 14th at Kingsmill Intercollegiate

March 17, 2017
SHU Mourns The Loss of Don Samatulski
The Sacred Heart University Department of Athletics is mourning the loss of Don Samatulski, assistant men’s and women’s golf coach, who passed away suddenly this morning at the age of 65.

March 10, 2017
Women's Golf Finishes Third at Lady EagleCat Invitational
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team placed third in the Lady EagleCat Invitational at LPGA International-Jones Course on Friday afternoon. It is the Pioneers fifth straight top-three finish dating back to September 25, 2016.

March 7, 2017
Pioneers Open Season with First Place Finish at Lonnie Barton Invitational; Nighbor Claims Individual Title
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team opened the 2017 spring season with a first-place finish at the LPGA International, Jones Course on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers had four finishers in the top 10, highlighted by Ellen Nighbor who took home the individual title as she finished the two-day event with a score +7 (151).

February 14, 2017
Pioneers Selected Preseason Favorite in NEC Women's Golf Preseason Coaches Poll
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team was selected as the preseason favorite in the Northeast Conference Coaches Poll, released on Tuesday afternoon.

October 27, 2016
Nighbor Earns Back-to-Back NEC Female Golfer of The Month Honors
Sacred Heart women’s golf senior Ellen Nighbor earned Northeast Conference Female Golfer of the Month for the second consecutive month on Thursday.

October 17, 2016
Women’s Golf Concludes Fall Slate with First Place Finish in SHU Fall Classic
The Sacred Heart women's golf team finished their fall schedule with a first place finish at the SHU Fall Classic at Great River Golf Club on Monday afternoon. The Pioneers were led by senior Ellen Nighbor and sophomore Chelsea Sedlar who finished first and second respectively at the two-round tournament.

October 11, 2016
Women’s Golf Takes Third at The Quinnipiac Classic
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team placed third at the Quinnipiac Classic at New Haven Country Club on Tuesday. The Pioneers were led by sophomore Chelsea Sedlar and senior Ellen Nighbor, who both finished tied for second at the two-day event.

October 5, 2016
Nighbor Earns NEC Female Golfer of The Month
Senior Ellen Nighbor of the Sacred Heart women's golf team earned the NEC Female Golfer of the month honor on Wednesday for her outstanding play in September.

September 25, 2016
Pioneers Record New Program Record Low on Sunday to Tie for Third at Dartmouth Invitational
Led by a new team record low score of 295 in the final round, the Sacred Heart women’s golf team bounced back to tie for third at the Dartmouth Invitational on Sunday at Hanover Country Club.

September 17, 2016
SHU Women’s Golf Takes Fifth at Rutgers Invitational
The Sacred Heart women’s golf team finished in fifth at the Rutgers Invitational at Rutgers Golf Course. After posting the lead score in round one at 306, The Pioneers put up scores of 329 in round two and 314 in round three to finish at +85.

September 11, 2016
Nighbor Places First at Navy Fall Invitational; Women’s Golf Takes Fourth
In her first tournament of the fall, senior Ellen Nighbor took home first place at the Navy Fall Invitational on Sunday at the Naval Academy Golf Course. Nighbor had a two-day score of 148 to finish four over-par.

August 29, 2016
SHU Men’s & Women’s Golf Announce 2016 Fall Slate
Sacred Heart men’s and women’s golf teams announced the 2016 fall schedules on Monday.