August 22, 2011
Pioneer Softball Wraps Up Revolution Summer Camp
Sacred Heart softball Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London recently completed a successful Revolution Summer Camp, hosting 84 local youth players.
August 15, 2011
Tsipouras and Froelich Earn Spots on NFCA All-Region Team
Liz Tsipouras (Simi Valley, CA) and Taylor Froelich (Garden Grove, CA) both secured a place on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Northeast region team following the 2011 season.
June 10, 2011
SHU Softball to Host Revolution Summer Camp, August 1-5
The Sacred Heart softball team will host a summer camp for girls of all skill levels, ages 8-18, August 1-5.
May 24, 2011
Annie Dreher Selected to College Station Regional All-Tournament Team
Annie Dreher (Saugus, CA) went 2-5 at the plate and drove in both SHU runs last weekend at the College Station regional of the NCAA tournament, garnering a spot on the all-tournament team.
May 23, 2011
Softball Video and Photo Album From Trip to NCAA Tournament Now Available
Check out the video and photos from the Pioneers' trip to the College Station Regional of the 2011 NCAA Tournament
May 21, 2011
Sacred Heart Softball Season Ends with Loss to #20 LSU at NCAA Regional
The SHU softball team battled to the end but the #20 LSU Tigers broke through with eight runs in the sixth inning to knock off the Pioneers 10-0 at the College Station Regional in the 2011 NCAA tournament, ending a successful 2011 campaign for Sacred Heart.
May 20, 2011
No. 16 Seed Aggies Hand Pioneers First Loss at NCAA Regional
The SHU softball team suffered a 10-2 setback versus host Texas A&M in the first round of the College Station Regional at the 2011 NCAA tournament.
May 18, 2011
Texas Bound: Softball Gears Up For 2011 NCAA Tournament Regional
The Sacred Heart Pioneers, the 2011 Northeast Conference champions, travel to College Station, TX for the program’s second appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
May 17, 2011
Sacred Heart University Softball Seniors Get Their Moment
On Tuesday, the graduating seniors, their team, parents, administrators, as well as President John J. Petillo gathered to celebrate their triumphs on and off the field in a small ceremony in the Schine Auditorium.
May 16, 2011
Softball Draws 16th Ranked Texas A&M in NCAA Regionals
The 2011 Northeast Conference softball champion Sacred Heart Pioneers will head to College Station, TX for the Regionals of the2011 NCAA Tournament.
May 15, 2011
Sacred Heart Softball Claims 2011 Northeast Conference Crown
As the only undefeated team remaining in the field the SHU softball team walked away as the 2011 Northeast Conference tournament champions, after inclement weather cancelled the final day of the event.
May 14, 2011
Softball Weathers Rain Delay; Defeats RMU 7-3 for Spot in NEC Title Game
The SHU softball team knocked off top-seeded Robert Morris 7-3 Saturday afternoon to advance to its second NEC title game in three years.
May 14, 2011
Play Suspended During NEC Softball Title Game; SHU Leads 3-2
The Sacred Heart softball team sits four innings away from its second Northeast Conference championship in three years.
May 13, 2011
#2 Pioneers Win NEC Tournament Opener Over #3 Quinnipiac, 4-3
The second-seeded Sacred Heart softball team defeated archrival Quinnipiac, 4-3, in the first round of the 2011 Northeast Conference tournament.
May 12, 2011
Froelich Named Northeast Conference Player of the Year; Five Pioneers Earn All-Conference Accolades
Senior Taylor Froelich (Garden Grove, CA) was selected the 2011 Northeast Conference player of the year at the annual awards banquet Thursday night, the eve of the NEC Tournament.
May 10, 2011
Sacred Heart Softball Plays For Second NEC TitleThis Weekend
The second-seeded SHU softball team heads to Moon Township, PA for the 2011 Northeast Conference tournament.
May 7, 2011
SHU Softball Trio Lands on Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
Sacred Heart seniors Taylor Froelich and Courtney Lee as well as junior Liz Tsipouras were all named to the 2011 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District first team.
May 2, 2011
Russell Named Akadema/Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week
Senior hurler Jen Rusell (Seymour, CT) closed out the final regular season weekend of her career with three wins en route to earning Akadema/Northeast Conference pitcher of the week accolades.
May 1, 2011
Garza’s Two-Run Tenth Inning Double Propels Softball to DH Sweep at Bryant
The Pioneer softball team squeezed out a pair of one-run victories Sunday afternoon against Bryant to end the regular season on a five game winning streak.
April 30, 2011
Special Senior Day: Pioneers Sweep LIU to Clinch Berth in 2011 NEC Tournament
The Sacred Heart softball team gave its senior class a memorable final two regular season games at Pioneer Park by sweeping Long Island, 2-0 and 7-0, to secure a spot in the 2011 Northeast Conference tournament.
April 28, 2011
Pioneers Thursday Double Header at Hartford Cancelled
The impending storms in the area have resulted in the cancellation of a second straight non-conference double header for the SHU softball team.
April 22, 2011
Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac Split DH at Pioneer Park
The Pioneer bats came alive in game two of a crucial Northeast Conference double header Friday afternoon as the SHU softball team earned a split with an 8-0 victory in five innings.
April 20, 2011
Three SHU Pitchers Combine To Shutout Fairfield, 5-0
The Pioneer softball team completed a season sweep of rival Fairfield with a 5-0 road victory Wednesday afternoon.
April 18, 2011
SHU Splits Monday Double Header at Saint Francis (PA)
The Sacred Heart softball team salvaged the second game of a Northeast Conference double header for the second straight day, defeating Saint Francis (PA) 7-3 to earn a split for the afternoon.
April 17, 2011
Pioneers Split Double Header at Robert Morris
Courtney Lee (Camarillo, CA) had a huge game going 4-for-4 and driving in four runs in a 10-7 victory as the SHU softball team won the second game of a Northeast Conference double header against Robert Morris.
April 14, 2011
Russell’s One-Hitter Propels Sacred Heart Past Rival Fairfield, 3-0
Sacred Heart senior pitcher Jen Russell (Seymour, CT) got stronger in the late innings, tossing a one-hit shutout as the Pioneer softball team defeated cross-town rival Fairfield, 3-0, Thursday afternoon.
April 13, 2011
Softball Double Header at Yale Washed Out by Inclement Weather
Wednesday afternoon’s scheduled double header against Yale has been cancelled due to unplayable weather and field conditions.
April 10, 2011
Softball Settles For Sunday Double Header Split at Fairleigh Dickinson
The Pioneer softball scored five runs, all on homers, to win the first game of Sunday’s Northeast Conference double header with Fairleigh Dickinson, 5-2.
April 9, 2011
Pioneers and Blue Devils Split Saturday Double Header
Jen Russell (Seymour, CT) tossed a complete game shutout in Sacred Heart’s 4-0 opening game win of a double header against Central Connecticut State Saturday afternoon.
April 6, 2011
Unearned Runs Prove Costly as Dartmouth Takes Two from Pioneers
The SHU softball team dropped both ends of a Wednesday double header to the Dartmouth Big Green, including a 10-9 eight inning first game.
April 3, 2011
Red Hot Bats Propel Softball to Sweep of Mount St. Mary’s, 7-3 and 11-2
The SHU softball team put together 24 hits en route to winning both ends of a Northeast Conference double header Sunday afternoon against Mount St. Mary’s.
April 2, 2011
Sacred Heart and Monmouth Split Double Header at Pioneer Park
The SHU softball team picked up a 2-1 win in the opening game of a Northeast Conference double header with Monmouth Saturday afternoon but fell, 12-3, in game two.
April 1, 2011
SHU Softball Set To Strikeout Cancer Sunday Afternoon
The Sacred Heart softball team will raise money for the American Cancer Society during the Sunday, April 2nd double header against Mount St. Mary’s.
March 30, 2011
Pioneers Split Double Header With Stony Brook; Explode For 12 Runs In Game Two
The SHU softball team put up eight runs in the second inning of a 12-2 victory to earn a split of a Wednesday afternoon double header against Stony Brook.
March 28, 2011
Sidor Garners Akadema/NEC Co-Pitcher of the Week Accolades
For the second consecutive week sophomore Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) took home a Northeast Conference weekly award, earning Akadema/NEC Co-Pitcher of the Week honors after the Pioneers 3-1 weekend.
March 27, 2011
Sacred Heart Splits Sunday Double Dip with Siena
The SHU softball team traded a pair of 3-2 decisions with the Siena Saints Sunday afternoon in a non-conference double header at Pioneer Park.
March 26, 2011
Russell Throws No Hitter; Softball Sweeps Wagner in Opening Day DH
Senior Jen Russell (Seymour, CT) owned the first game at Pioneer Park in 2011, tossing the a no-hitter and retiring the last 17 hitters she faced.
March 23, 2011
Wednesday Softball Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather
The Pioneers original home opener, scheduled for this afternoon against UConn, has been cancelled as a result of inclement weather.
March 22, 2011
Sidor Named Enterprise Rent-A-Car/SHU Student-Athlete and NEC Co-Player of the Week
Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) had an outstanding weekend at the plate and in the pitching circle en route to being selected the Northeast Conference co-player of the week as well as the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/Sacred Heart student-athlete of the week.
March 20, 2011
Softball Drops 3-1 Decision To Host Seton Hall In Pirate Classic Championship Game
Courtney Lee (Camarillo, CA) plated the Pioneers only run of the game with a sacrifice fly in the third inning as the SHU softball team fell to Seton Hall, 3-1, in the title contest of the 2011 Pirate Classic.
March 19, 2011
Sidor’s Solo Blast and Complete Game Shutout Lead Pioneers To Pirate Classic Title Game
The SHU softball team got a huge effort from Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC), at the plate and in the circle, to defeat Manhattan 1-0 in the semifinals of the Seton Hall Pirate Classic.
March 18, 2011
Sidor Rings Up 10 K's In 12-2 Pioneer Rout Of Lafayette
The SHU softball team won the opening game of the Seton Hall Pirate Classic 12-2 over Lafayette, needing just six innings to put away the Leopards Friday morning.
March 18, 2011
Russell Tosses One-Hit Gem; Sacred Heart Downs Seton Hall, 5-0
Jen Russell (Seymour, CT) surrendered only a bunt single in the first inning as the senior hurler posted her second complete game shutout of 2011 in a 5-0 victory over Seton Hall Friday afternoon.
March 14, 2011
Taylor Froelich Earns Akadema/NEC Player of the Week Honors
Taylor Froelich (Garden Grove, CA) hit at a .467 clip over eight games in Florida to become the second straight Pioneer to be named the Akadema/Northeast Conference player of the week.
March 13, 2011
Softball Concludes Rebel Games With 4-4 Record
The SHU softball team split on each of its last two days in Florida and returns to the Connecticut after posting a 4-4 mark at the annual Rebel Games.
March 9, 2011
Pioneers Win A Pair On Wednesday; 2-2 After Four Games In Florida
Freshman Annie Dreher (Saugus, CA) drove in five runs, including a game winning three-run homer, as the SHU softball team posted a 9-2 win over Temple and a 4-1 victory against Eastern Kentucky Wednesday morning at the Rebel Games in southern Florida.
March 7, 2011
Courtney Lee Named Akadema/Northeast Conference Player of the Week
Courtney Lee (Camarillo, CA) blasted four homers and notched 11 RBI in five games en route to being the first Pioneer this season to claim Akadema/NEC player of the week honors.
March 6, 2011
Seventh Inning Rally Falls Short In Pioneers 6-5 Loss To Northern Illinois
The SHU softball team dropped a 6-5 decision to Northern Illinois to complete a 2-3 weekend at the Colorado State Classic.
March 5, 2011
Softball Splits on Second Day of CSU Classic - Lee Rakes Two Homers
The SHU softball team scored 18 runs in two games but finished with a 1-1 record for the second straight day at the Colorado State Classic.
March 4, 2011
SHU Softball Splits Two Games On Opening Day; Walk-Off Double Ends Both
Freshman Jade Bowins (Frederick, MD) got her first collegiate hit, a walk-off two RBI double, as the Pioneers rallied from five runs down against Northern Illinois for a 6-5 victory at the Colorado State Classic Friday morning.
March 1, 2011
Pioneer Softball Inks Five Recruits For 2012 Campaign
Sacred Heart University softball co-head coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London recently announced the signing of five players to national letters of intent for the 2012 season.
February 16, 2011
Pioneer Softball Tabbed Fifth In Preseason Coaches Poll
Two years removed from a Northeast Conference championship the Sacred Heart softball team has been picked to finish fifth in 2011 by a vote of the league’s head coaches.
February 16, 2011
White to Enter Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame
Sacred Heart alum and current assistant softball coach Vicky White will be inducted into the Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame on March 13.
September 20, 2010
Softball Hosts Clinic With Local Little League
The Sacred Heart University softball team recently held a clinic for players from Trumbull Little League.
September 16, 2010
Sacred Heart Softball Announces Captains For 2011 Campaign
Seniors Shannon McCoy (Left), Taylor Froelich (Center), and Jen Russell (Right) will serve as captains for the softball team this season.
August 30, 2010
Samantha Kee Named Enterprise Rent-A-Car Student Athlete of the Week
Kee netted two goals in three games en route to being named the Enterprise Rent-A-Car/SHU student athlete of the week for August 23-29.