2011 Sacred Heart Women's Soccer News

February 14, 2012
Samantha Kee Honored with NEC Fall Scholar-Athlete Award
Samantha Kee (Haskell, N.J.) of the Sacred Heart women’s soccer team has been honored with a Northeast Conference 2011 Fall Scholar-Athlete Award.

November 18, 2011
SHU Women's Soccer Fan Shop Open for the Holidays!
The Sacred Heart Department of Athletics and Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer are pleased to announce the opening of the online Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Fan Shop, which has Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer-specific apparel available for purchase now.

November 4, 2011
Women's Soccer Falls to No. 1 Saint Francis (PA) After Penalty Kicks
In their first tournament appearance in four years, the Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Team falls to the No. 1 seed Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash in dramatic fashion following a penalty kick shootout.

October 30, 2011
Soccer Game Time Moved Due to the Weather
October 30, 2011 - Due to the snow and ice storm that came through the area, Sunday's women's soccer game against Mount St. Mary's has been moved to a 1:30 pm start so the playing field can be properly prepared. Fans who can't make it to the game can watch all the action live and for free right her on SacredHeartPioneers.com.

October 30, 2011
Women's Soccer Back in the NEC Tournament
The Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Team is headed back to the Northeast Conference Tournament, ending a four year drought for the Pioneers. Sunday’s 2-1 win over Mount St. Mary’s secured the playoff spot for the Pioneers.

October 28, 2011
Pioneers Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with 2-1 Win Over Monmouth
On a cold and windy Friday night at Campus Field, the Sacred Heart Pioneers women’s soccer team kept the dream of making the NEC playoffs for the first time since 2007 alive, with a thrilling 2-1 victory against the Monmouth Hawks.

October 23, 2011
Women's Soccer Falls to Long Island 1-0
The third and fourth place teams in the Northeast Conference faced off today as the Sacred Heart Pioneers took on the Long Island Blackhawks in what ended up being a one-goal game.

October 21, 2011
Women's Soccer Makes It Three in a Row
The Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Team is on a three-game winning streak after shutting out Wagner today 1-0.

October 14, 2011
Boccio and Pioneers Push Past Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1
The Sacred Heart Women's Soccer Team prevailed over Fairleigh Dickinson Friday afternoon with a 4-1 win on a misty and overcast Campus Field. The Pioneers improve their Northeast Conference record to 3-2-1 on the year and 7-4-3 overall with the win. The Knights drop to 1-5 against NEC opponents and 4-8-1 overall.

October 13, 2011
Top Drawer Soccer Ranks Pioneer Trio in Northeast Conference Top 20
Amanda Stiles (Miller Place, NY), Alyssa Brandofino (East Northport, NY), and Sydney Judkins (South Park, PA) all earned a spot in the Northeast Conference Top 20 rankings as determined by TopDrawerSoccer.com.

October 9, 2011
SHU Women's Soccer Shuts Out Bryant Bulldogs in 2-0 Win
The Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Team collects a win over the Bryant University Bulldogs in an NEC matchup Sunday.

October 2, 2011
Double Overtime Goal Lifts Robert Morris Past Pioneers 1-0
Brianne Bell delivered the game-winning goal just under five minutes into the second overtime to lift the Robert Morris Colonials over Sacred Heart, 1-0, Sunday afternoon in a Northeast Conference tilt. The loss, SHU's second-straight, dropped the Pioneers to 1-2-1 in the NEC and 5-4-3 overall.

September 30, 2011
Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash Blank Pioneers, 2-0
In a matinee showdown, the Sacred Heart women’s soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss to Saint Francis University (PA.).

September 27, 2011
Samantha Kee Wins NEC Weekly Honor
Sacred Heart senior Samantha Kee (Haskell, NJ) was named the adidas/Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week for her efforts in the Pioneers 1-0-1 weekend to kick-off league play.

September 25, 2011
Pioneers and Blue Devils Play to a 2-2 Tie
The Sacred Heart women’s soccer team took a 2-0 lead early in the second half but Central Connecticut’s Rosie Mcguire tallied a pair to tie the game where it would stay on a hot and muggy Sunday afternoon on Campus Field. SHU sophomore Lucy Gildein (Topsfield, MA) and senior Amanda Stiles (Miller Place, NY) provided the Pioneer scoring.

September 23, 2011
Pioneers Beat Quinnipaic 2-1 in NEC Opener
On a misty and foggy night at Campus Field, the Sacred Heart women’s soccer team defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 2-1 in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams. The Pioneers improved to 5-2-2 on the year while Quinnipiac falls to 1-5-1.

September 18, 2011
Stiles Nets a Pair as Pioneers Beat Brown, 3-2
Senior Amanda Stiles (Miller Place, NY) scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner as the Sacred Heart women's soccer team dealt the Brown Bears their first loss of the season, 3-2, Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers earned their second-straight win this weekend and close out non-conference play heading to the start of Northeast Conference action with a 4-2-2 mark.

September 16, 2011
SHU Women's Soccer Back in the Win Column, 2-1 Over Manhattan
Sacred Heart sophomore Lucy Gildein (Topsfield, MA) buried the game-winner in the 71st minute Friday night to lead the Pioneer women's soccer team to a 2-1 win at Manhattan College. The Pioneers raised their record to 3-2-2 on the season.

September 11, 2011
Judkins Stops Seven in 0-0 Tie at Army to Conclude Weekend Classic
The Sacred Heart University and United States Military Academy women’s soccer teams played to a scoreless draw in the final game of the Army Soccer Classic, hosted by the Black Knights, Sunday afternoon.

September 9, 2011
Late Goal Spells 1-0 Loss for SHU at Army Soccer Classic
Senior forward Tori Burchett collected a loose ball in the box and put it in the back of the net with just three minutes to play, thus handing the Sacred Heart University women’s soccer team a 1-0 loss to St. Bonaventure in the Army Soccer Classic.

September 6, 2011
Pioneers Take 2-1 Record to the Pitch for Three Games
Heading into the third week of the season, the Sacred Heart University women's soccer team is 2-1 overall and takes on intrastate rival Yale before participating in the Army Soccer Classic over the weekend.

September 6, 2011
Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Ties Yale 1-1 in Rain-Shortened Contest
The referee called the game due to unplayable field conditions in the 72nd minute, leaving the Sacred Heart University women’s soccer team deadlocked in a 1-1 tie at Yale, Tuesday evening.

September 4, 2011
Late Goals Still the Trend in Women’s Soccer 2-1 Win at Stony Brook
In all three games this season, the result of the Sacred Heart University women’s soccer team’s games have come down to goals scored in the final five minutes. At Stony Brook Sunday afternoon, junior defender Lauren Boccio (Dix Hills, N.Y.) netted her first goal of the season in the 86th minute to give the Pioneers a 2-1 victory over the Seawolves.

September 2, 2011
Sacred Heart Faces Maine and Stony Brook This Weekend
The Pioneer women's soccer team makes its home debut against Maine at 7:00 pm, Friday night on Campus Field.

September 2, 2011
Penalty Kicks Play Crucial Role in 4-3 Win for Women’s Soccer
Senior midfielder Amanda Stiles (Miller Place, N.Y.) blasted a penalty kick into the top shelf, in the 87th minute, to give the Sacred Heart University women’s soccer team a 4-3 win over the University of Maine at Campus Field, Friday night.

August 26, 2011
Pioneer Women's Soccer Kicks Off 2011 Season at Albany
The Sacred Heart University women's soccer 2011 season gets underway at Albany tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 pm. The Pioneers return home on Sunday, weather permitting, against Illinois State at 12:00 pm on Campus Field.

August 26, 2011
Stiles Forces OT On Late Goal; SHU Falls 3-2 in Extra Frame
Only 18 seconds remained on the clock when Albany senior midfielder Chrissy Klepper deflected in a long ball off the boot of classmate Rebecca Lee to take a 3-2 overtime decision against the Sacred Heart University women’s soccer team. The Pioneers forced OT in a similar fashion as senior mid Amanda Stiles (Miller Place, N.Y.) knocked in a corner kick from fellow senior Maggie O’Callaghan (Commack, N.Y.) to bring the team’s even at two in the final minute of regulation.

August 26, 2011
Pioneer Women's Soccer on Sunday Cancelled Due to Pending Weather
Due to Hurricane Irene and the impending bad weather expected in Connecticut this weekend, Sunday's Sacred Heart women's soccer game against Illinois State has been cancelled due to the pending weather. No make-up date is scheduled at this time.

August 18, 2011
Women’s Soccer Pegged Sixth in NEC Poll for Second Straight Year
For the second straight season, the Sacred Heart University women’s soccer team was chosen sixth in the 11 team Northeast Conference preseason coaches’ poll. The Pioneers finished sixth last season with a 4-3-3 league record and finished 8-6-5 overall.

July 25, 2011
Women’s Soccer Names Captains For 2011
SHU head coach Kim Banner recently announced that seniors Samantha Kee (Haskell, NJ) and Heather Quevillion (Dayville, CT) along with juniors Jen Mulvey (Manalapan, NJ) and Elizabeth Stewart (Seaford, NY) will serve as captains for the 2011 Pioneer women’s soccer team.

June 13, 2011
Sacred Heart Women’s Soccer Reveals 2011 Slate
Sacred Heart head coach Kim Banner has released the Pioneers 2011 women’s soccer schedule, which features seven games at Campus Field.