2011-12 Sacred Heart Softball News

May 10, 2012
Bowins and Sidor Named to All-Northeast Conference Second Team
Sophomore Jade Bowins (Frederick, MD) and junior Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) both earned a spot on the 2012 All-Northeast Conference Second Team, which was announced last night at the annual awards banquet.

May 2, 2012
SHU Takes Two From Hartford; Sidor Ties All-Time Single Season Homerun Mark in Finale
Junior Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) recorded a homerun in both games of Sacred Heart’s double header sweep of Hartford Wednesday afternoon.

April 28, 2012
Pioneers Swept in Senior Day Double Header
The SHU softball team closed out its NEC schedule with a pair of losses to Bryant Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park on senior day.

April 28, 2012
Pioneers Swept in Senior

April 25, 2012
Sacred Heart Holds Off Stony Brook, 8-7
The SHU softball team defeated a surging Stony Brook Seawolves squad, 8-7, Wednesday afternoon at Pioneer Park.

April 24, 2012
Sacred Heart Knocks Off Fairfield Stags, 3-2
The SHU softball team finished a season sweep of cross-town rival Fairfield University with a 3-2 victory Tuesday afternoon.

April 21, 2012
SHU Softball Drops Two Games to Saint Francis (PA)
The Sacred Heart softball team suffered a double header sweep at the hands of Saint Francis (PA) Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.

April 20, 2012
Robert Morris Sweeps Pioneers in NEC Double Dip
The SHU softball team held an early lead in both games but first-place Robert Morris came back to sweep the Pioneers in a double header Friday evening.

April 18, 2012
Sacred Heart Splits with Yale on Opening Day at Pioneer Park
It was a day for firsts at the newly renovated Pioneer Park as the SHU softball team earned its first victory inside the stadium en route to a double header split with Yale Wednesday evening.

April 15, 2012
Pioneers Fall at LIU Brooklyn, 5-1 and 6-1
The SHU softball team was swept Sunday afternoon in a Northeast Conference double header by the LIU Blackbirds, 5-1 and 6-1.

April 14, 2012
Softball Swept in Doubleheader with CCSU, 2-0 and 10-1
(Fairfield, CT) – The Sacred Heart University softball team was swept in a doubleheader by the CCSU Blue Devils Saturday afternoon, losing 2-0 and 10-1.

April 12, 2012
Softball Defeats Cross-Town Rival Fairfield, 8-2
The SHU softball team racked up 15 hits en route to an 8-2 victory over Fairfield University Thursday afternoon.

April 10, 2012
Softball Splits Two Non-Conference Tilts at Iona
The SHU softball team split a double header at Iona College Tuesday afternoon.

April 6, 2012
SHU Softball to Play Home Games at Fairfield University Tomorrow
The Sacred Heart softball team will have its first two home games of 2012 tomorrow at 1:00 pm against Fairleigh Dickinson at Fairfield University.

April 6, 2012
Sidor’s Walk-Off Homer Propels Sacred Heart to DH Sweep of Knights
Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) launched a solo homer, her seventh long ball of the season, in the bottom of the ninth inning as SHU won a pair of Northeast Conference games Friday afternoon against Fairleigh Dickinson, 6-3 and 6-5.

April 3, 2012
Softball Splits Non-Conference Double Header at Siena
The SHU softball team came back from down four to pick up a 6-5 victory in game one of a double header against Siena before falling to the Saints 7-0 in game two

April 2, 2012
Sacred Heart Settles For Split of Monday Double Dip at Wagner
The SHU softball team took game one of a Northeast Conference double header, 6-2, at Wagner but was forced into a split after managing just two hits in a 5-0 loss in the nightcap.

April 1, 2012
Bobcats Sweep Pioneers in Homerun Filled Double Header
The Sacred Heart softball team combined with NEC rival Quinnipiac for nine homeruns in a Sunday afternoon double header but the Bobcats earned both victories, 12-7 and 5-4.

March 31, 2012
Softball Double Header at Wagner Postponed to Monday
Due to the inclement weather in the area Saturday's softball double header in Staten Island, NY against Wagner has been postponed.

March 27, 2012
Pioneers Drop Two Decisions in Double Header Slugfest at UConn
The SHU softball team totaled 13 runs in two games but was downed 8-4 and 15-9 by a potent UConn offense Tuesday afternoon

March 26, 2012
Nicole Sidor Tabbed Northeast Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week
For the second straight week junior Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) has earned at least a share of the Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week award.

March 25, 2012
Pioneers Take Two Tight Games at Mount St. Mary’s
The Sacred Heart softball team edged Mount St. Mary’s in a pair of one-run contests Sunday afternoon.

March 24, 2012
Pioneers Split NEC Opening Double Header at Monmouth
The SHU softball team salvaged a split of a double header at Monmouth University Saturday to open its Northeast Conference schedule.

March 18, 2012
Late Rally Pushes Georgetown Past SHU, 6-5
The SHU softball team suffered a 6-5 loss on the final day of the UMBC Spring Classic as the Georgetown Hoyas got a walk-off two-run homer from Shikara Lowe.

March 17, 2012
Pioneers Knock Off Coppin State and Mount St. Mary’s
The SHU softball team tallied a pair of victories at the UMBC Spring Classic by defeating co-host Coppin State as well as NEC member Mount St. Mary’s.

March 16, 2012
SHU Softball Defeats Siena; Falls to UMBC
The Sacred Heart softball team split its first two games at the UMBC Spring Classic by downing Siena, 7-2, before losing to the host Retrievers, 9-2 on Friday.

March 12, 2012
Sidor Named Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week
Sidor had a superb week in the pitching circle, compiling a 4-2 record at the Rebel Spring Games Games en route to being named the Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week.

March 12, 2012
Pioneers Pick Up Four Wins at Rebel Spring Games
Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) was on fire in the pitching circle all week as the SHU softball team posted a 4-6 at the Rebel Spring Games.

February 26, 2012
Softball Comes Up Short In Chanticleer Challenge Finale Versus IPFW, 10-5
Sophomore Annie Dreher (Saugus, CA) belted a homerun for the second straight game and finished with three RBI but the SHU softball team fell to IPFW, 10-5, Sunday afternoon in the final game of the Chanticleer Challenge.

February 25, 2012
Sacred Heart Drops Decisions to Coastal Carolina and Temple
The SHU softball team completed day two of the Chanticleer Challenge but suffered losses to both host Coastal Carolina and Temple.

February 24, 2012
Pioneers Fall to IPFW and Coastal Carolina on Opening Day
The SHU softball team kicked-off the 2012 season Friday afternoon at the Chanticleer Challenge hosted by Coastal Carolina but would suffer a pair of defeats on opening day.

February 14, 2012
Defending Northeast Conference Champs Picked Third in Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart Softball team was slated to finish third and received one first-place vote in the 2012 Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released today by the league office.

February 9, 2012
SHU Softball to Host Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser Saturday Night
The Sacred Heart Softball team will be hosting its annual Wine and Beer Tasting fundraiser this Saturday night at 6:00 pm in the University Commons located on the Main Campus.

February 7, 2012
Construction Photo Blog: Latest Post and a Chance to Be a Part of Pioneer Park!
Dear Friends and Family of Sacred Heart University Softball: With our first home game just around the corner, we want to take a moment to contact our Sacred Heart University Softball alumni, parents and friends to share some thrilling news.

January 25, 2012
SHU Softball Announces 2013 Recruiting Class
Sacred Heart Co-Head Softball Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London recently announced the signing of four recruits to National Letters of Intent for the 2013 season.

January 17, 2012
Photo Blog Update: Construction of the New Pioneer Park Continues to Move Rapidly
Check out the most recent uploads to the Pioneer Park Construction Photo Blog.

January 13, 2012
Sidor and Tsipouras Named to College Sports Madness Preseason All-Northeast Conference First Team
Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) and Liz Tsipouras (Simi Valley, CA) were both selected to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-Northeast Conference First Team.

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

November 13, 2011
Pioneers Celebrate Groundbreaking for New Softball Stadium
Sacred Heart University President Dr. John J. Petillo along with University Officials and the coaches and members of the Pioneer softball team gathered on Sunday for the official groundbreaking to commence the renovation and expansion of the Pioneer Park Softball Stadium.

October 27, 2011
Sacred Heart Sets Groundbreaking for Pioneer Park Renovation and Expansion
The Sacred Heart softball team will have a new-look facility this season as the program defends its 2011 Northeast Conference crown.

October 25, 2011
Six Pioneers Named to NFCA Division I All-Academic Team
Six members of the 2011 Sacred Heart softball team have been named Division I All-America Scholar Athletes in a recent release from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.