2018-19 Sacred Heart Women's Rugby News

  • Rugby Falls to Mount Saint Mary's 22-15 In Tier II Championships
    November 10, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team fell to Mount Saint Mary’s in the Tier II Championships this afternoon in a tight score of 22-15. This was the first time Women’s Rugby has made the Tier II Championships in program history. The Pioneers conclude the 15’s season with an overall record of 5-4. 
  • Rugby Advances to Tier II Championships For First Time In Program History
    November 05, 2018
    For the first time in program history, the Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team will be advancing to the NIRA Tier II Championships which will be played on Saturday, Nov. 10 against Mount Saint Mary’s. Kick-off is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
  • Rugby Seals Successful 15's Regular Season With Win Over Molloy
    October 27, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team defeated Molloy in a tight comeback victory with the final score ending in 30-17. The team played in a 12 vs. 12 format for today’s game. The win concludes the regular season for the 15’s as they team will wait for an announcement to determine if the team will make the Tier II Championships which is scheduled for November 10.
  • Two Pioneers Score First Tries Of Their Careers While SHU Defeats Castleton 45-25
    October 21, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s rugby team picked up its four consecutive win this afternoon as they defeated Castleton by a final score of 45-25. The team returns to action on Sunday Oct. 27 when they travel in the final regular season game of the fall season against Molloy. Game-time is set for 2:00 p.m.
  • Women's Rugby Shows Impressive 50-5 Victory Over UNE On Senior Day
    October 13, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team defeated the University of New England by a final score of 50-5 on senior day. Isabel Cuddy led the team in tries with a total of three tries for 15 points. The team will return to action on Sunday Oct. 21 when they travel to Castleton for a 12:00 p.m. start.
  • Pioneers Earn Second Win of The Season Over Colby-Sawyer 46-29
    September 29, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team defeated Colby-Sawyer this afternoon by a score of 46-29. The team will compete in its final home game of the season on Saturday Oct. 13 when they host the University of New England.
  • Pioneers Dominate Castleton as Brisbane and Cuddy lead team to 71-5 victory
    September 22, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team defeated Castleton 71-5 to earn the teams first win of the season. The team returns to action on Sept. 29 when they host Colby Sawyer in the annual Heart to Heart match. Game time is set for 1pm. 
  • SHU Scores Final Try of Game While Army Edges Pioneers 24-17
    September 14, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby team fell to Army West Point this afternoon by a final score of 24-17. Tessa Buckey had two runs over twenty meters while Buckey, Isabelle Cuddy and Allie Rinaldi each scored a try for the Pioneers respectively. The team returns to action on Saturday Sept. 22 when the team faces off with Castleton. Game-time is set for 3:00 p.m.
  • Women's Rugby match against LIU Post Cancelled and replaced with match against Army on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
    September 12, 2018
    The scheduled women’s rugby match against LIU Post has been cancelled due to the opponent having a limited number of players for this weekend’s match. Instead, the Sacred Heart University women’s rugby team will face off against Army B Side on Friday September 14. Game-time is set for 5:30 p.m.
  • Pioneers show strong performance against Brown but fall just short by a final score of 26-19
    September 08, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University women’s rugby team (0-2 overall) fell to Brown (1-0 overall) 26-19 in a very well-played game between both sides. The team will return to action when they host their home-opener on Sept. 15 when they face LIU Post. Game-time is set for 11 a.m.
  • Rugby falls to Mount Saint Mary's on the Road in Season Opener
    September 01, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Women’s Rugby Team (0-1 overall) fell to Mount Saint Mary’s this afternoon 76-0.
  • Women's Rugby adds seven new student-athletes to 2018-19 roster
    August 28, 2018
    Sacred Heart women’s rugby head coach Michelle Reed announced today that the team has added seven student-athletes to the 2018-19 roster this season. The team will be adding five freshman and two sophomores this season. The Pioneers will open the 2018 season on the road on Saturday at Mount Saint Mary's.
  • SHU Rugby Announces 2018 Fall Schedule
    July 06, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Sacred Heart Women's Rugby Head Coach Michelle Reed announced the Pioneers' 2018 schedule on Friday. The Pioneers will open the season on the road on Saturday, September 1 against Mount Saint Mary’s.