November 8, 2017
Eight Pioneer Teams Earn Perfect 100 GSR
Women’s Bowling, Women’s Crew, Field Hockey, Men’s Golf, Women’s Ice Hockey, Women’s Soccer, Softball and Women’s Tennis all had a perfect score.
October 18, 2017
Registration Now Open for Northeast Softball College 1-Day Clinic
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – This year’s Northeast Softball College 1-Day Clinic will be hosted by Fairfield University on Friday, November 10, 2017. Also in attendance, the clinic, will feature Sacred Heart co-head coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London, along with other Division I coaches hailing from Quinnipiac University and Iona College.
October 11, 2017
15 Named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
SHU led the NEC with its 15 student-athletes with a GPA of 3.5 or better
October 3, 2017
Softball Posts Nation's Fifth-Best GPA In 2016-17
Pioneers combined for a 3.605 GPA to earn Easton/NFCA All-Academic Team honors.
May 19, 2017
Jamie Carlson Named To The NFCA All-Regional Third Team
Jamie Carlson was named to the NFCA All-Regional Third Team. Carlson, who led the Pioneers to a post season run for the first time since 2011, finished the year with a 12-13 record on the mound. She led the NEC in strikeouts this season with 160. She finishes her final season with the Pioneers with 592 career strikeouts, 3rd in Sacred Heart career record book. Jamie posted her first career no-hitter this season, against Hartford on May 2nd. The Corona, California native was voted as the NEC Pitcher of the Week on three separate occasions, and was named All-NEC Second Team.
May 13, 2017
Pioneers Season Comes To a Close, As SHU Falls To Wagner 6-4
The Pioneers playoffs were cut short, as SHU would fall to the Wagner Seahawks for the second time, 6-4. The Pioneers were led by Andrea Sidor who went 3-3 at the dish. Kristen McCann would pitch a gem, only allowing three hits, but a couple of Pioneer errors would prove to be crucial. The Pioneers ended the NEC tournament 1-2, with a season record of 23-28.
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 12, 2017
Pioneer Stay Alive, Taking Down RMU 4-2
The Pioneers kept their Championships hope alive, picking up a 4-2 win over Robert Morris. The Pioneers capitalized on a big third inning, picking up 3 runs. SHU was led by Victoria D’Addario who went 1-2 at the plate, and snagged a walk. SHU takes on Wagner next, at 4pm in a must win scenario to play in the NEC Championship game tomorrow.
May 11, 2017
SHU Softball Drops Opening Round Of NEC Tournament To Wagner 6-3
The Sacred Heart Pioneers would drop the opening round of the NEC tournament 6-3 to the Wagner Seahawks. The Pioneers were led by Victoria D’Addario who went 3 for 4 at the plate. Sacred Heart looks to bounce back tomorrow as they take on Robert Morris in a must win game, at 1:00pm.
May 10, 2017
Pitching Duo Earn NEC Honors
The Sacred Heart Softball team had two student athletes honored with the 2017 All-NEC awards. (Pitcher/Utility) Kristen McCann was selected to the All-NEC Second team for pitching, as well as her play in the outfield. McCann also received the NEC’s Most Improved Player award. (Pitcher) Jamie Carlson rounded out the list being selected to the All-NEC Second team for pitching. The Pioneers are on the road for their first NEC Tournament appearance since 2011, as the #2 seed. SHU will take on Wagner in Loretto PA. on Thursday, at 3:00pm.
May 8, 2017
Jamie Carlson Earns Third NEC Pitcher of the Week Honor
Jamie Carlson closed out the regular season earning her third NEC Pitcher of the Week honor. Carlson picked up a pair of shutout victories over the week, including her first career no hitter against Hartford. Carlson ends the regular season with nine shutout victories, and leads the league with 157 strikeouts this season. Carlson and the Pioneers hit the road for Loretto PA. this week for the NEC Softball Championships. The Pioneers enter the tournament as the #2 seed, and take on #3 seeded Wagner, Thursday at 3:00pm.
May 6, 2017
Pioneers Close Regular Season Sweeping FDU
The Sacred Heart Pioneers closed out regular season play in dominant fashion as they went on to sweep Fairleigh Dickinson 3-0, and 3-0. The Pioneers closed out the regular season play with a record of 22-26, and a 10-6 conference record. SHU heads to the Northeast Conference championship May 11th for the first time since 2011, with hopes to bring home another NEC Championship.
May 5, 2017
Regular Season Finale Moved To Pioneer Park
Fairfield Conn.- The Sacred Heart Pioneers (20-26 NEC 8-6) will move their final regular season game, to Pioneer Park, as they take on Fairleigh Dickinson (5-35 NEC 1-13) in a double header, scheduled for 1pm. The Pioneers have recently secured their spot in the 2017 Northeast Conference Championship for the first time since 2011 after sweeping Robert Morris.
May 2, 2017
Jamie Carlson Throws No Hitter, As SHU Sweeps Hartford 10-0 and 5-2
The Sacred Heart softball team travelled down to Hartford, to play their last non-conference contest, in a double header with the Hawks of Hartford. The Pioneers brought their bats to the game, as they put up 10 runs in game one, off of 13 hits. SHU rolled into game two, as they defeated Hartford 5-2. The Pioneers look to wrap up NEC regular season play as they take on Fairleigh Dickinson this weekend.
April 30, 2017
Pioneers Punch Their Ticket To 2017 NEC Tournament Wth Sweep Over Robert Morris
The Pioneers would end the Pennsylvania road trip in style, as they swept the Colonials of Robert Morris in a double header. The Pioneers snuck past Robert Morris in game one, winning 1-0, and catch fire in game two, posting a new season high, 17 hits and a 9-2 win. The Pioneers take on the Hartford Hawks in a double header this Tuesday, before their final double header of NEC play against Fairleigh Dickinson on May 6th.
April 29, 2017
Pioneers Drop Two, To Undefeated Saint Francis U
The Pioneers took on undefeated Saint Francis U, as they looked to dethrone the NEC powerhouse. SHU would go on to drop both games, but give the Red Flash a scare in game two, putting the first run on the board. The Pioneers take on Robert Morris tomorrow in a double header at 12pm, and 2pm.
April 27, 2017
Pioneers Drop Two Against Siena
The Sacred Heart softball team would head to Loudonville, N.Y. to take on the Saint of Siena in a non-conference double header. SHU would drop both games, but show signs of light at the plate in game one, out hitting the Saints 7-6. The Pioneers prep for the tough Pennsylvania trip this weekend, as they take on Saint Francis U, and Robert Morris.
April 23, 2017
Pioneers Split With Mount St. Mary's on Senior Day
The Pioneers honored their seniors in their final game at Pioneer Park prior to SHU splitting a pair of games with Mount St. Mary’s. Andrea Sidor stole the show in game two, hitting a two run homerun to give SHU a 5-0 win. Sacred Heart hits the road to take on Siena on Thursday the 27th. The Pioneers start NEC play back up as they take on Saint Francis U, and Robert Morris this weekend.
April 22, 2017
Hot Pioneer Bats, Lead To A Sweep Of LIU Brooklyn
The Sacred Heart softball team held their annual Breast Cancer game, and went on to sweep the Blackbirds of LIU Brooklyn. The Pioneer bats were hot in both games, as SHU won game one 6-2, and game two 4-1. Game one saw three SHU homeruns, as the Pioneers look to keep rolling into senior night tomorrow at 12:00pm, as they take on Mount St. Mary’s in a double header.
April 20, 2017
Pioneers Takedown Crosstown Rival Fairfield
The Sacred Heart Softball team travelled to Fairfield University, to take on the Red Stags. The Pioneers bats were hot, as they picked up 14 hits. Fallon Bevino led the way going three for five at the plate, adding a homerun. The Pioneers are back at home as they host LIU Brooklyn in a double header on Saturday.
April 19, 2017
Lindsey Spitz Cracks Homerun To Help SHU Split With Yale
The Sacred Heart softball team split a pair of games with the Yale Bulldogs. The Pioneers brought game one to the brink, but would fall in the 8th inning, 3-2. The Pioneers would regroup in game two, to roll past the Bulldogs 7-3 in 5 innings due to dark weather. SHU was led by Hailey Desrosiers, who would go 3 for 7 at the dish, bringing in three RBI’s. The Pioneers continue on the road, as they take on crosstown rivals, Fairfield tomorrow at 3:30pm.
April 15, 2017
SHU Softball Split With Wagner
The Pioneers took on the Wagner Seahawks for a NEC double-header, as they would pick up an opening game win 4-2, and fall in the second 1-0. Jamie Carlson pitched a complete game in the first, as she also shinned at the plate, picking up a hit, and an RBI. The Pioneers have a pair of road games, as they take on Yale, and Fairfield, before coming back to Pioneers Park on Saturday to take one LIU Brooklyn.
April 14, 2017
Pioneer Split With Bryant Bulldogs
The Sacred Heart softball team split a double header with the Bryant Bulldogs, as Kristen McCann went the distance in game two, to pick up a 2-1 win. The Pioneers were led by Lauren Delgadillo, who went 3-7 at the plate. SHU gets right back to Northeast Conference play, as they head home to take on the Seahawks of Wagner in a double header tomorrow at 1:00pm.
April 13, 2017
Sacred Heart Summer Softball Camp Releases Dates
The Sacred Heart Softball team releases the dates for the 2017 summer camp. The Revolution Softball camp will be held July 23rd-27th at Sacred Heart University, on the brand new softball facilities. The camp highlights, an outstanding NCAA staff, individual instructions, low camper to coach ratio, and a brand new softball stadium.
April 12, 2017
Pioneers Drop Two Games In Double Header vs. Quinnipiac
The Sacred Heart Pioneers travelled to Hamden, Connecticut to take on the Quinnipiac Bobcats in a double header. The Pioneers played a defensive battle with the Bobcats in the opening game, where they went on to fall 1-0 in extra innings. The Pioneers struggled at the plate for the pair of games as they fell in the final game 4-0. SHU picks up play this week as they take on the Bryant Bulldogs the 14th in an NEC doubleheader, and are back at Pioneer Park Saturday to take on NEC foe Wagner.
April 10, 2017
Jamie Carlson Named NEC Pitcher Of The Week
Jamie Carlson was a force on the mound this week, blanking the Iona Gaels, and opened up NEC play for the Pioneers with a 2-0 win against CCSU. Carlson currently leads the NEC in strikeouts with 95 as SHU sits 1-1 in the northeast conference. Carlson, the Corona, California native has recieved the NEC Pitcher of the week for the second time this season.
April 9, 2017
Pioneers Open Up NEC Play, Splitting With CCSU
The Sacred Heart softball team opened up NEC play, splitting with the Blue Devils of Central Connecticut. Jamie Carlson went the distance in the first game, blanking the Blue Devils in the 2-0 victory. The Pioneers would drop the second game 3-2 after a late Blue Devil rally. SHU hit the road for a couple of games as they take on Quinnipiac the 11th, and Bryant on the 14th.
April 5, 2017
Pioneers Blank Iona In 4-0 Win
The Sacred Heart softball team picked up a big win over the Gaels of Iona, coming from a big first inning. Stephanie Appleberg was the leading contributor after a triple in the first inning as she picked up three RBI’s. Jamie Carlson continued to display her dominance on the mound as she picked up her sixth win of the season. The Pioneers are back at home this Sunday, as they take on the Blue Devils of Central Connecticut at 12:00pm in a double header.
March 30, 2017
Pioneers Lose 2-1 To Fairfield In A 7 Inning Thriller
Fairfield, CT- The Sacred Heart softball team took on crosstown rival Fairfield in a 3:30 start game. The Pioneers fell to the Stags 2-1, in a seven inning thriller. Although the Pioneers out hit Fairfield 9-3. The Pioneers start conference play this Sunday as they take on Iona on the road.
March 29, 2017
Pioneers Fall To Manhattan
The Pioneers dropped a pair of games to the Jaspers of Manhattan this Wednesday on Pioneer Park. The Pioneers were led by Lauren Delgadillo who posted two hits in the doubleheader. The Pioneers are back at home tomorrow as they take on crosstown rival Fairfield, at 3:30pm.
March 25, 2017
Pioneers Fall To Maine In Double-Header
The Sacred Heart softball team took on the Black Bears on Maine in a double-header, as the Pioneers fell in both games. Hailey Desrosiers led SHU at the plate on the day going 3-6 combined in the two games. The Pioneers are back at home Wednesday the 29th, as they take on Manhattan in a double header.
March 23, 2017
Walk-Off Homerun, and A 3-1 Win, Give SHU a 2-0 Start At Pioneer Park
The Sacred Heart Softball team started their home slate of games finishing 2-0, as they took down the Sea Wolves of Stony Brook in a double header. The Pioneers won off a walk off two run home run, from Victoria D’Addario in the bottom of the seventh. After a three run inning in the second game the Pioneers held on to take the sweep, 3-1. SHU is back at home this Saturday, as they take on Maine in a double header, the first game scheduled to start at 11:00am.
March 12, 2017
Pioneers End West Coast Trip 2-3
The Sacred Heart softball team closed out their California trip at the Gaucho Classic in Santa Barbara, California. The Pioneers finished the tournament going 2-3, picking up wins over Northern Colorado, and San Diego. The Pioneers head to Towson Maryland for the Towson Tournament the 17th-19th as they look to pick up after a west coast weekend.
March 7, 2017
Pioneers Drop Two Game In Double Header
The Sacred Heart softball team hit the mid point of their California trip with a double header against Cal St. Northridge. The Pioneers went on to fall 8-0, and 3-2. The Pioneers are now 3-7 on the year and close out the west coast trip at the Gaucho Classic, taking on Northern Colorado, San Diego, and Santa Barbara.
March 3, 2017
Pioneers End The Day 0-2 In California
Sacred Heart softball hit the east coast, and played a pair of games, finishing 0-2 in two close matches. The Pioneers were led by Victoria D’Addario who finished the day 2 for 6 at the plate. The Pioneers take on St. Mary’s, and Cal Poly against tomorrow.
February 27, 2017
Jamie Carlson Named NEC Pitcher Of The Week
Jamie Carlson is the first Pioneer in the 2017 season to recieve a weekly honor. The Pioneers were 3-1 on the weekend at the Buffalo Wild Wing Classic, as Carlson didnt let in a single run in her two appearences. The Pioneers defeated Toledo 3-0, Delaware State 8-0, and Howard 12-1. Sacred Heart heads to the West Coast for their second week of the season, and kick off play against St. Mary's March 3rd.
February 25, 2017
Pioneers Go 2-0 On The Day
The Pioneers went into their final day of the Buffalo Wild Wings Classic, and finished 2-0. The Pioneers picked up an 8-0 victory against Delaware St., and also beat Howard, 12-1. Sacred Heart was led by Kelyn Fillmore who went 3-4 against Howard. The Pioneers take on St. Mary’s next weekend for a double header.
February 24, 2017
Pioneers Pick Up Win Over Toledo 3-0, But Fall To Furman 7-4
The Sacred Heart Softball team kicked off their 2017 season in Greenville, S.C. as they played in the Buffalo Wild Wings Classic. The Pioneers finished the first day of the tournament 1-1, as they picked up at 3-0 win over Toledo, and fell to Furman 7-4. The Pioneers were led by Andrea Sidor, who would go 4-5 at the plate. The Pioneers take the diamond again tomorrow as they face Delaware State, and Howard.
February 9, 2017
Softball Selected to Finish 7th In NEC Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart Softball team was selected to finish seventh in the NEC, in this years Preseason Coaches poll. The returning NEC champions, LIU Brooklyn was chosen as the early favorite receiving six votes, while Saint Francis U received one vote. Rounding out the top three, Robert Morris who played in the NEC championship last season was chosen to finish third.
December 21, 2016
Softball Set to Host its Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser February 10
December 13, 2016
Softball Announces Class of 2021
December 6, 2016
SHU Softball Announces 2017 Schedule
Sacred Heart Softball Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London released the 2017 schedule Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers kick off the campaign February 24 at the Buffalo Wild Wings Classic in Greenville, S.C.
December 1, 2016
Softball Hosting 1-Day Clinic Jan. 16
October 10, 2016
14 Pioneers Earn Easton/NFCA All America Scholar Athlete
Fourteen members of the Sacred Heart softball team earn the honor of Easton NFCA All America Scholar Athlete as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
June 2, 2016
SHU Captures NEC Brenda Weare Commissioner's Cup For Sixth Time
HU also captured its ninth Joan Martin Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in women’s sports
May 13, 2016
Pioneers Celebrate Class Of 2016
Sean Ferguson of the cross country/track & field team and Katie DeRienzo of the women’s tennis team received the top honors of the Pioneer Award and are the Pioneers’ nominees for the Northeast Conference Student-Athlete of the Year award.
May 11, 2016
Lauren Delgadillo Earns All-NEC Second Team Honors
May 1, 2016
Trio of Long Balls Lead SHU to Split with CCSU
April 30, 2016
SHU Drops Two to LIU Brooklyn
April 28, 2016
Softball Drops 1-0 Decision at Quinnipiac
April 26, 2016
Softball Schedule Update
April 24, 2016
Late Comeback Leads SHU to Split with FDU on Senior Day
April 23, 2016
SHU Softball Swept by Wagner
April 20, 2016
Fillmore Homers in Doubleheader Against Yale
April 19, 2016
Softball Drops Midweek Contest to Fairfield
April 17, 2016
Pioneers Take One of Two from Robert Morris
April 16, 2016
Pioneers Swept by Saint Francis U
April 15, 2016
SHU Softball to Host Revolution Camp in July
April 14, 2016
Carlson, McCann One-Hit Quinnipiac in 4-0 Victory
April 13, 2016
Bevino, Delgadillo Homer Against Stony Brook
April 10, 2016
Softball Swept at Mount
April 6, 2016
Carlson Fans 12 as SHU Falls to Fairfield
April 4, 2016
Orosco Named NEC Co-Rookie, Co-Pitcher of the Week
April 2, 2016
Orosco Blanks Bulldogs in NEC Opener
March 30, 2016
Pioneers Split with UMass Lowell in Home Opener
March 28, 2016
Carlson Earns First Co-NEC Pitcher of the Week Honor
March 26, 2016
SHU Pitchers Strike Out 23, Pioneers Split with Manhattan
March 24, 2016
Appelberg Grand Slam Not Enough in 6-5 Nine Inning Loss at BU
The Pioneers couldn’t get the offense going early on and fell behind four runs before a Stephanie Appelberg (Monroe, CT) grand slam tied the game in the sixth inning. Sacred Heart was able to grab a short-lived lead in the eighth on a Dani Warnken (Bayport, NY) RBI single, but BU was able to tie it. After being held scoreless in the ninth, the Terriers were able to get the walk-off win on a fielder’s choice.
March 19, 2016
Pioneers Fall to La Salle in Final UMBC Spring Classic Game
March 18, 2016
Fillmore Homers in First Day of UMBC Spring Classic
March 13, 2016
Softball Downs La Salle in Liberty Softball Classic Finale
March 12, 2016
Pioneers Split a Pair of 8-Inning Games at Liberty
March 11, 2016
SHU Blanked by Rhode Island
March 9, 2016
Orosco Earns First Win as SHU Splits Wednesday
March 8, 2016
McCann Gets First Win as SHU Splits with Stetson
March 6, 2016
SHU Picks Up Win Against Niagara, Falls to Holy Cross
March 5, 2016
Pioneers 0-2 on First Day of Rebel Games
February 28, 2016
Orosco Strikes out 12 in SHU loss
February 27, 2016
Softball Picks Up First Win of the Season
February 26, 2016
Softball Drops Two on Opening Day
February 11, 2016
SHU Softball Tabbed Seventh in NEC Preseason Poll
December 10, 2015
SHU Softball Announces 2016 Schedule
Sacred Heart Softball Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London announced the 2016 schedule on Thursday. This season, the Pioneers will play at home at Pioneer Park nine times, beginning with a doubleheader on Wednesday, March 30 against UMass-Lowell.
November 25, 2015
SHU Coaches Participating in One-Day Clinic Jan. 18
Sacred Heart softball Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London will be joining coaches from seven other NCAA Division I schools in the region on January 18, 2016 for the Northeast Softball College One-Day Training Clinic at InSports in Trumbull, Conn.
November 23, 2015
Softball Announces Class of 2020
Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London announced the Sacred Heart softball class of 2020 Monday morning. The Pioneers will welcome Katelyn Christian, Jennie Boisvert and Cierra to the roster for the 2016 season.
September 10, 2015
Deissler, D'Addario, Fillmore Named 2015-16 SHU Softball Captains
Sacred Heart Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London announced senior Nicole Deissler, and juniors Victoria D’Addario and Kelyn Fillmore team captains for the 2015-16 season.
May 2, 2015
Pioneers Close 2015 with 3-0 Win Over Mount, Split Doubleheader
Kacie Wentworth led the Pioneers to a 3-0 win in the season finale holding Mount St. Mary’s. The senior held Mount to just three hits while striking out five batters. Senior Justine Sibthorp went 2-for-4 in the doubleheader with a pair of doubles and scoring two runs. The win combined with the 3-1 loss in the first game finalizes the Sacred Heart softball team’s 2015 record at 14-30 overall and 5-11 against Northeast Conference opponents.
April 29, 2015
Carlson's One-Hitter Leads SHU Softball to Split with Army West Point
The Sacred Heart softball team split the final non-conference doubleheader of the season with Army West Point on Wednesday. After the Black Knights rallied in the bottom of the seventh to take game one 4-3, the Pioneers had a convincing 6-2 win in the second game to head into the final games of the season Saturday against Mount St. Mary’s 13-29.
April 28, 2015
Pioneers Downed by Fairfield 6-4
The Pioneers staged a comeback in the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Fairfield University Stags prevailed in the seventh topping the Sacred Heart softball team 6-4 at Pioneer Park Tuesday afternoon. Sophomore Kelyn Fillmore went 2-for-3 in the loss hitting in two runs as the Pioneers fall to 12-28 on the season.
April 26, 2015
Softball Drops Two to Fairleigh Dickinson
The Sacred Heart softball team suffered a pair of losses (5-2, 6-3) at the hands of the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Sunday afternoon. Rookie Lauren Delgadillo went 2-for-5 at the plate with a double and a run scored as the Pioneers fall to 12-27 on the season and 4-10 in Northeast Conference play.
April 22, 2015
Nadler Goes 2-for-3 as Pioneers Fall to Manhattan 5-2
Kate Nadler accounted for two of Sacred Heart’s four hits going 2-for-3 at the plate Wednesday afternoon in the Pioneers’ 5-2 loss to Manhattan. The loss drops SHU to 12-25 before they resume Northeast Conference play on Sunday at Fairleigh Dickinson.
April 21, 2015
Carlson Shuts Out Quinnipiac in 1-0 Win
Jamie Carlson held the Quinnipiac Bobcats scoreless on Tuesday allowing the Sacred Heart softball team to claim a 1-0 victory. The sophomore pitcher allowed just three hits while racking up 10 strikeouts as the Pioneers move to 12-24 on the season.
April 20, 2015
Softball to Host Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Doubleheader Wednesday
On Wednesday, April 22, the Sacred Heart softball team will host Manhattan in its annual Breast Cancer Awareness doubleheader benefitting the CT Challenge beginning at 3:00 p.m. at Pioneer Park. In the weeks leading up to the doubleheader, members of the team have collected pledges for donations based on the Pioneers’ total number of hits.
April 18, 2015
SHU Softball Swept by Bryant
Andrea Sidor went 3-for-6 at the plate with a RBI as the Sacred Heart softball team lost both games of Saturday’s doubleheader to Northeast Conference foe Bryant. The 3-1 and 10-2 loss drop the Pioneers to 11-24 on the season and 4-8 against conference opponents.
April 16, 2015
Mallory Tossed a Two-Hitter as Pioneers Split with Siena
Adrianna Mallory’s two-hitter led the Sacred Heart softball team to a 1-0 win over Siena in game two of Thursday’s doubleheader after suffering a 4-2 in the first game. The split sends the Pioneers back into Northeast Conference play on Saturday 11-22.
April 15, 2015
Sibthorp, Ford, Nadler Go Yard as Softball Splits with Yale
Hannah Ford went 3-for-6 against Yale on Wednesday scoring one run while knocking in four runs. The rookie sparked the Pioneers’ five-run eighth inning with a three-run home run leading to the Sacred Heart softball team’s 8-5 win. The Bulldogs managed to edge out SHU 4-3 in the second game of the doubleheader moving the Pioneers’ overall record to 10-21.
April 12, 2015
Nadler Leads Pioneers to Sweep of Wagner on Senior Day
Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) went 3-for-5 at the plate with three doubles and two RBI as the Sacred Heart softball team swept Wagner (4-3, 2-1) in Sunday’s “Senior Day” doubleheader. The pair of wins improved the SHU to 9-20 on the season and 4-6 in Northeast Conference play.
April 11, 2015
Four Homeruns Lead SHU to 8-1 Win as Pioneers Split with LIU Brooklyn
Kelyn Fillmore ripped two homeruns as the Sacred Heart softball team split Saturday’s doubleheader with LIU Brooklyn. Fillmore’s were just two of four Pioneer homers that led to SHU’s 8-1 win over the Blackbirds. The offense didn’t carry over into the second game as LIU’s Nicole Archer held SHU to just two hits throughout the 3-0 shutout.
April 9, 2015
Pioneers Blanked by Fairfield 6-0
Rookie Lauren Delgadillo went 2-for-4 at the plate as the Sacred Heart softball team was shutout by Fairfield U 6-0 Thursday afternoon at Alumni Softball Field. The loss drops the Pioneers to 6-18 before they resume Northeast Conference play this weekend against LIU Brooklyn on Saturday and Wagner on Sunday.
April 9, 2015
Thursday's Softball Game Moved to Fairfield U
The Sacred Heart softball team will play the Fairfield Stags on Alumni Softball Field on the sampus of Fairfield University today at 4:00 p.m. because of poor field conditions at Pioneer Park.
April 7, 2015
SCHEDULE UPDATE: Softball to Play a Single Game at 2:45 Today
The Sacred Heart softball team will play a single game against Stony Brook today at 2:45 p.m. instead of the originally planned doubleheader.
April 7, 2015
Pioneer Softball Falls to Stony Brook 12-6 in Extra Innings
The Sacred Heart softball team fell to Stony Brook 12-6 in nine innings Tuesday afternoon at Pioneer Park after the Seawolves made a comeback evening the score at three to send the game into extra innings. The loss drops the Pioneers to 6-18 on the season, while Stony Brook improves to 13-11.
April 4, 2015
Softball Blanked by CCSU, Drop Both Games 3-0
The Sacred Heart softball team was held scoreless through both games of Saturday’s doubleheader by Central Connecticut State losing both games 3-0. The loss drop the Pioneers’ overall record to 6-17 and conference record to 1-5, while the Blue Devils improve to 17-7 and 4-0 in Northeast Conference play.
April 2, 2015
POSTPONED: SHU Softball vs. Mount St. Mary's
Due to impending rain storms, the doubleheader between the Sacred Heart softball team and Mount St. Mary's originally scheduled for Friday at noon has been postponed. The Northeast Conference games will be made up later this season on a date that is to be determined.
April 1, 2015
Wentworth, Pioneers Blank Quinnipiac 6-0 in Home Opener
The Sacred Heart softball team shut out 6-0 Quinnipiac Wednesday afternoon in the 2015 home-opener. Kacie Wentworth (Canton, N.Y.) was impressive against the Bobcats giving up just two hits over seven innings. The senior racked up seven strikeouts and never allowed any of Quinnipiac’s three base-runners past first.
March 31, 2015
Wednesday's Game Against Quinnipiac Changed to a Home Game
Wednesday, April 1's game between Sacred Heart and Quinnipiac has been relocated to Pioneer Park in Fairfield, Conn. and will now be a home game for SHU. The game will still begin at 3:30 p.m.
March 30, 2015
SHU Drops Two to Robert Morris
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped both games of Monday’s doubleheader to Robert Morris. After falling 9-1 in five innings in the first game, the Colonials blanked the Pioneers 2-0 in the latter game.
March 29, 2015
D'Addario Leads SHU to First NEC Win of the Season; Softball Splits with SFU
The Sacred Heart softball team picked up its first Northeast Conference win of the season as the split the conference-opening doubleheader against Saint Francis U Sunday afternoon. After falling 7-1 in the first game, the Pioneers squeezed out a 7-6 win with Victoria D’Addario’s (Lincoln Park, N.J.) game-winning double in the tenth inning.
March 27, 2015
Softball Weekend Schedule Update
The Pioneer softball team will now open the NEC slate against Saint Francis U Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Penn State's Nittany Lion Park, and continue conference play Monday afternoon against Robert Morris in a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m.
March 15, 2015
Sibthorp, Wiegand Lead Pioneers to 7-4 Win Over La Salle
Justine Sibthorp and McKenna Wiegand knocked in two runs each in the Sacred Heart softball team’s 7-4 win over La Salle Sunday. Due to poor weather in the Baltimore, Md. area all weekend, this was the only game SHU played in the UMBC Spring Classic. The victory improved the Pioneers’ season record to 4-11, while La Salle fell to 1-6.
March 7, 2015
Softball Closes Rebel Games with Losses to Lehigh and Northern Illinois
After one of their best days of the young season picking up two wins yesterday, the Sacred Heart softball team was blanked by both Lehigh, 5-0, and Northern Illinois, 1-0, Saturday concluding play in the Rebel Games.
March 4, 2015
Pioneers Drop Two on Opening Day of Rebel Games
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped two games on the opening day of the 2015 Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla. After being shutout by Presbyterian in the morning game 6-0, the Pioneers lost a close one to Saint Francis U 3-2 in the afternoon to fall to 1-10 on the season.
March 3, 2015
Pioneers Blanked by Stetson 5-0
Freshman Lauren Delgadillo went 2-for-3 at the plate in the Sacred Heart softball team’s 5-0 loss to Stetson Tuesday afternoon.
March 1, 2015
SHU Softball Closes USF Under Armour Invitational with Losses to Radford and Middle Tennessee
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped two games on the final day of the USF Under Armour Classic. After failing to maintain a lead in the continuation of Saturday’s rain-delayed game against Radford, the Pioneers fell to Middle Tennessee 3-2. Senior Kate Nadler was 2-for-5 at the plate over two games with a run and an RBI. With the losses, SHU enters this week’s Rebel Games 1-7.
February 27, 2015
Softball Wins First Game of the Season 3-1 Over Central Arkansas, Falls to University of Illinois-Chicago 4-1
The Sacred Heart softball team split in the opening day of the USF Under Armour Invitational picking up their first win of the season 3-1 over Central Arkansas before falling 4-1 to University of Chicago Illinois. Sophomore Kelyn Fillmore (Simi Valley, Calif.) went 3-for-6 at the plate with a pair of RBI and runs scored.
February 22, 2015
Nadler Named All-Tournament; Pioneers Fall to Bucknell 9-1 Sunday
Senior Kate Nadler was named to the Chanticleer Challenge All-Tournament Team. Through four games of the tournament, Nadler went 3-for-10 with a double and a homerun, and scored two runs. She was perfect in the field with eight assists and two put outs as the Sacred Heart softball team lost all four games of the tournament culminating in Sunday’s 9-1 loss to Bucknell.
February 21, 2015
Softball Suffers a Pair of Losses
The Sacred Heart softball team lost twice on Saturday falling to Murray State 2-1 in the day’s first game and Coastal Carolina 11-1 later on. The Pioneers are now 0-3 after two days of competition at the Chanticleer Challenge.
February 20, 2015
Softball Drops Season Opener to Boston College 4-1
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped the season-opener 4-1 to Boston College in the opening game of the Chanticleer Showdown Friday afternoon.
February 19, 2015
Sacred Heart Set to Stream 33 Spring Events on NEC Front Row
The Sacred Heart University Department of Athletics announced the spring NEC Front Row broadcast schedule on Tuesday. The Pioneers will offer 33 home spring events, free of charge, for fans, either live or on demand on the Northeast Conference’s free digital streaming network NEC Front Row.
February 12, 2015
Pioneer Softball Tabbed Ninth in NEC Preseason Poll
The Sacred Heart softball team was picked ninth in the Northeast Conference Preseason Poll by the league’s head coaches. Defending champion Central Connecticut State University edged out Bryant for the top spot, both receiving four first place votes.
January 21, 2015
Softball Team to Host 10th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser Feb. 13
The Sacred Heart softball team will be hosting its 10th annual wine and beer tasting fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
January 7, 2015
Softball Signs Six to Class of 2019
Co-Head Coaches Pam London and Elizabeth Luckie announced the National Letter of Intent signings of Hailey Desrosiers, Stephanie Mangiameli, Kristen McCann, Emily Orosco, Lindsey Spitz and Chloe Weeks to the Sacred Heart Softball Class of 2019 Wednesday morning.
December 3, 2014
SHU Softball Announces 2015 Schedule
Co-head coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London announced the 2015 Sacred Heart University softball schedule Wednesday afternoon.
November 19, 2014
10 Pioneers Named NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes
Ten members of the 2014 Sacred Heart softball team were named All-America Scholar Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for their work in the classroom.
October 28, 2014
Baseball and Softball to Clash in Halloween Themed Game Friday
The Sacred Heart University baseball and softball teams will compete against each other in their second annual Halloween themed 100-inning softball game on Friday, October 31. The game will start at 11:00 a.m. and will run until the sun sets.
September 8, 2014
SHU Softball Hosts for Trumbull Little League
The Sacred Heart softball team welcomed over 50 Trumbull little leaguers to Pioneer Park on Sunday for a one-day softball clinic. Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London lead the way as members of the Pioneers squad ran fielding, batting and pitching skills drills and talked to the girls about the life of an NCAA Division I student-athlete.
May 28, 2014
SHU Softball Donates $1,750 to CT Challenge
Last Wednesday, Sacred Heart Softball Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London, along with players Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) and Kiera Sullivan (Woodbury, Conn.) presented the CT Challenge Cancer Survivorship Center with a check for $1,750. In the weeks leading up to the doubleheader, the Pioneers collected pledges from family, friends and members of the community that were multiplied by the team’s 10 hits against the Bryant University Bulldogs on April 12.
May 1, 2014
Softball Season Finale Cancelled
Due to this week's rain, and continued inclement weather, today's Sacred Heart softball season finale against the University of Connecticut has been cancelled. The Pioneers finish this season 12-30 overall and 1-15 in Northeast Conference play.
April 29, 2014
Robillard's Bat Shines in Pioneers' 9-7 loss
Jenn Robillard (Plainville, Mass.) went 2-for-3 Tuesday collecting two RBI and scoring twice as the Sacred Heart softball team fell to Manhattan 9-7.
April 27, 2014
Sibthorp Homers as Pioneers Fall to LIU Brooklyn
Justine Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) blasted her fourth home run of the season against LIU Brooklyn Sunday as the Sacred Heart softball team dropped two games to the Blackbirds, 1-0 and 2-1. Junior Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) collected two of the Pioneers’ five hits on the day going 2-for-4 at the plate over both games.
April 26, 2014
Pioneers Swept on Senior Day
The Sacred Heart softball team was swept by Northeast Conference foe Saint Francis U on “Senior Day” Saturday. The Pioneers battled hard in the first game, but the Red Flash rallied for four unanswered runs in the seventh to take the game 9-6. Then in the latter game, managed just two hits before getting shutout 2-0.
April 24, 2014
Softball Downed by Bobcats 4-3
Kelyn Fillmore (Simi Valley, Calif.) went 2-for-3 Thursday in the Sacred Heart softball team’s 4-3 road loss to Quinnipiac University. The loss drops the Pioneers to 12-25 on the season heading into their final home game of the season this Saturday against Saint Francis U.
April 22, 2014
Pioneers Swept by Siena
Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) went 3-for-6 at the plate and scored a run as the Sacred Heart softball team dropped two games to Siena Tuesday afternoon.
April 21, 2014
SCHEDULE UPDATE: Softball to Play Army at 4:30 Today
SCHEDULE UPDATE: The Sacred Heart softball team's doubleheader against Army scheduled to start Monday at 3:00 p.m. will now be just a single game starting at 4:30 p.m.
April 21, 2014
Carlson Shines in 8 Inning Loss
Jamie Carlson (Corona, Calif.) racked up a career high 10 strike outs through eight innings of work, but still got the loss Monday evening as the Sacred Heart softball team fell to Army 3-2. Freshman Victoria D’Addario (Lincoln Park, N.J.) went 3-for-3 at the plate with a double, while classmate Andrea Sidor (North Vancouver, British Columbia) went 2-for-3 scoring both of the Pioneers’ runs.
April 19, 2014
Pioneer Offense Silenced; SHU Drop Two to FDU
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped two to Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday afternoon. SHU managed just 10 hits on the day as they fell 2-1 and 6-1 to the Knights. The pair of losses drops the Pioneers to 12-21 on the season and just 1-11 in Northeast Conference play.
April 18, 2014
Pioneer Drop Two Games to Wagner
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped both games of Friday’s doubleheader to Wagner. After falling 2-1 in game one, the Seahawks’ Samantha Bedker pitched a complete game shutout downing the Pioneers 4-0. The pair of losses drops SHU to 12-19 this season and 1-9 in Northeast Conference play.
April 16, 2014
Three-Run First Leads SHU to 5-3 Victory Over Yale
A three-run first inning led the Sacred Heart softball team to a 5-3 victory over the Yale University Bulldogs on a chilly Wednesday afternoon. Kacie Wentworth (Canton, N.Y.) went 2-for-2 at the plate knocking in a run and scoring one before helping her team from within the circle pitching three innings of relief for her first save of the season.
April 16, 2014
Today's Softball Doubleheader Minimized to Single Game at 5pm
Today's scheduled doubleheader agaisnt Yale University has been changed to just a single game beginning at 5:00 p.m. due to poor field conditions.
April 13, 2014
Pioneers Snag First NEC Win of the Season; Split with Robert Morris
The Sacred Heart softball team got its first Northeast Conference win of the season Sunday afternoon as they split with Robert Morris University. After falling 5-1 in the first game, Kacie Wentworth (Canton, N.Y.) led the Pioneers to a 4-3 victory in game two. Justine Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) went 3-for-6 at the dish and scored two runs as SHU moves to 11-17 on the season and 1- in NEC play.
April 12, 2014
Pioneers Lose Two to Bryant
The Sacred Heart softball team was swept by Bryant Saturday afternoon dropping game one of the doubleheader 4-3 before falling in the second game 5-0.
April 10, 2014
Softball Downs Quinnipiac 4-0
Victoria D’Addario (Lincoln Park, N.Y.) went 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI as the Sacred Heart softball team shutout the Quinnipiac University Bobcats 4-0 Thursday afternoon at Pioneer Park. Anna Mallory (Pine Bush, N.Y.) got the win after holding the Bobcats to just one hit over four innings of work. The win starts the nine-game home stand right and improves the Pioneers’ season record 10-14.
April 9, 2014
Pioneers Blanked by Fairfield Stags 3-0
The Sacred Heart softball team was shutout by crosstown rival Fairfield University 3-0 Wednesday evening. Kacie Wentworth (Canton, N.Y.) took the loss as the Pioneers fall to 9-14 on the season.
April 8, 2014
SHU Softball Visits French Town Elementary
The Sacred Heart softball team visited French Town Elementary School in Trumbull, Conn. for a meet and greet. Before the school’s movie night, the Pioneers talked to students about what it meant to be a collegiate student-athlete and organized relay races.
April 5, 2014
Despite Solid Pitching Pioneer Softball Shutout by Mount St. Mary's
The Sacred Heart softball team got shutout by Mount St. Mary’s in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader. The losses drop the Pioneers to 9-13 this season and they remain winless in Northeast Conference play, 0-4.
April 4, 2014
SHU Softball Raising Money for CT Challenge During April 12 Doubleheader
On Saturday, April 12 at 1:00 p.m. during their doubleheader against Bryant University, the Sacred Heart softball team will take the field in honor of their coach, Elizabeth (Bippy) Luckie, who is a breast cancer survivor. The team is raising money by collecting donations at the game for the CT Challenge Cancer Center. In the weeks leading up to the game, the team is asking family, friends, and others throughout the community to make a pledge that will be multiplied by the amount of Pioneer hits during the games.
April 2, 2014
Pioneers Drop Midweek Game to Iona 3-2
Freshman McKenna Wiegand (Gilbert, Ariz.) slapped a two RBI single through the left side of the infield scoring Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) and Justine Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) for the only two runs Pioneer runs of the game. Jamie Carlson (Corona, Calif.) got the loss after allowing Allison Hand’s walk-off homerun to give Iona the 3-2 win over the Sacred Heart softball team. The loss drops SHU to 9-11 on the season.
March 29, 2014
Dreher Homers as Softball Gets Swept by Blue Devils
The Sacred Heart softball team was swept by reigning Northeast Conference Champion in Central Connecticut State in Saturday’s NEC opener. After being shutout 5-0 in the first game, the Pioneers rallied late in the second game, but were unable to overcome the deficit and ended up falling 4-3. SHU is not 9-10 on the season and 0-2 in conference play.
March 27, 2014
D'Addario's Walk-Off Single Seals 3-2 Win Over Fairfield
The Sacred Heart softball team defeated cross-town rival Fairfield in walk-off fashion Thursday afternoon at Pioneer Park. With the winning run on second base, freshman Victoria D’Addario (Lincoln Park, N.Y.) drove the ball into the gap in right center allowing classmate Andrea Sidor (North Vancouver, British Columbia) to round the bases to home. The Pioneers improve to 9-8 on the season before opening Northeast Conference play this weekend against Central Connecticut State on Saturday and LIU Brooklyn on Sunday.
March 25, 2014
Tuesday's Softball Game Moved to May 1
Fairfield, Conn. (March 24, 2014)--Due to the storm that is supposed to hit the Northeast Tuesday evening, the game between the Sacred Heart softball team and the University of Connecticut has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 1 at 3:00 p.m.
March 23, 2014
Dreher's Walk-off Clinches Pioneers' 5-4 Win Over Saint Peter's
With the score tied at four and one out in the bottom of the seventh, senior Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) sent the game-winning homer over the left field fence clinching the Sacred Heart softball team’s eighth win of the season, 5-4, over Saint Peter’s in the final day of the UMBC Classic. Dreher went 3-for-4 in the game scoring two runs.
March 22, 2014
Pioneers Snag Two Wins Saturday
The Sacred Heart softball team took two out of their three games Saturday at the UMBC Classic. After starting the day with a 3-1 win over Bowling Green, the Pioneers finished what they started yesterday picking up a 2-1 win over UMBC before falling to the Retrievers 14-10 in the last game of the day. SHU heads into the final day of the UMBC Classic 7-8.
March 21, 2014
Softball Leads 2-0 Before Rain Delay
The Sacred Heart softball team managed a two-run lead Friday afternoon before a sudden downpour halted the game against UMBC in the bottom of the fourth inning. The game will resume Saturday at approximately 3:15 p.m.
March 16, 2014
Pioneers Swept by Stony Brook Sunday
Sacred Heart pitchers struck out seven batters as the softball team was lost two games to Stony Brook 4-3 Saturday afternoon. The sweep drops the Pioneers to 5-7 on the season.
March 13, 2014
Saturday's Softball Games Cancelled
FAIRFIELD, CONN. (March 13, 2014)--Due to poor field conditions at Stony Brook, the Sacred Heart softball team's games against Holy Cross and the Seawolves that were scheduled for Saturday have been cancelled. They are still hoping to play Sunday.
March 8, 2014
Softball Finishes Rebel Games 5-3; Splits Saturday
The Sacred Heart softball team split the final day of the Rebel Games. Adrianna Mallory (Pine Bush, N.Y.) shut out the Saint Peter’s Peahens 4-0 in the day’s early game, but the Pioneers fell to Utah Valley 3-2 in eight innings in the final game. SHU finishes the Rebel Games 5-3 and comes home with a 5-5 overall record.
March 7, 2014
Softball Downs Temple in Eight Innings, Falls to Akron
The Sacred Heart softball team split Friday falling to Akron 3-1 and defeating Temple 3-2 in eight innings. The Pioneers move to an even 4-4 on the season.
March 5, 2014
SHU Softball Splits with Temple and Niagara
The Sacred Heart softball team went 1-1 Wednesday in the Rebel Games. After falling to Temple 4-0, the Pioneers picked up their third win of the season with the 1-0 victory over Niagara.
March 4, 2014
Mallory Pitches Two-Hitter as Pioneers Win Two Against LaSalle
The Sacred Heart softball team collected two wins over LaSalle Tuesday afternoon. With the Pioneers down 5-4, Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) hit the game-winning two-run home run giving SHU the 6-5 win in the first game. Sophomore pitcher Adrianna Mallory (Pine Bush, N.Y.) was the star of the second game pitching a two-hit shutout leading Sacred Heart to the 7-0 victory.
February 27, 2014
Softball Drops Two to UC Riverside to Open 2014 Season
The Sacred Heart softball team dropped their first two games of the 2014 season to the UC Riverside Highlanders 6-5 and 5-0 in the opening day of the UC Riverside Tournament Thursday.
February 27, 2014
SHU Softball Hosts 9th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Last Friday, the Sacred Heart softball team hosted its ninth annual wine tasting fundraiser. Over 200 people showed their support of the Pioneers, as they raised over $9,800 for the program.
February 17, 2014
Sacred Heart Softball Inks Three to Class of 2018
Co-Head Coaches Pam London and Elizabeth Luckie announce the signing of three to National Letters of Intent Monday afternoon. The newest Pioneers are second baseman Stephanie Appelberg from Masuk High School, third baseman Hannah Ford from New Fairfield High School and centerfielder Lauren Delgadillo from Rancho Cucamonga High School.
February 12, 2014
Pioneer Softball Tabbed Sixth in NEC Preseason Coaches Poll
The Sacred Heart softball team was picked to finish sixth in the 2014 Northeast Conference preseason coaches poll announced by the conference Wednesday afternoon. Defending champion Central Connecticut State was picked to win the 2014 NEC Softball Championship by the slimmest of margins, receiving just one more first place vote (5) than LIU Brooklyn, who was slated second with four.
January 29, 2014
Support Sacred Heart Softball at Annual Wine and Beer Tasting Event
Come support the Sacred Heart softball team at its annual wine and beer tasting Friday, February 21, 2014. The event runs from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. in the University Commons at Sacred Heart University. This year's tasting stations include: fine wines, Belguan beer, cordials and champagne.
January 24, 2014
Luckie And London Recognized For Career Achievements
Sacred Heart University co-head softball coaches Elizabeth ‘Bippy’ Luckie and Pam London will both be honored this spring for career achievement awards.
October 28, 2013
Pioneer Softball Walks for End Breast Cancer
The Sacred Heart softball team walked in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer at Sherwood Island in Westport, Conn. Sunday morning. Thousands of people attended the event that supports the American Cancer Society. This weekend's walk raised over half a million dollars that will help the American Cancer Society fund research for a cure, assisting underpriviledged cancer patients and free screenings and education sessions for all women.
September 26, 2013
SHU Softball Announces 2014 Captains
Sacred Heart Softball co-head coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London announce Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.), Jade Bowins (Frederick, Md.) and Taylor Lane (Lisbon, Conn.) as captains for the upcoming 2014 season.
September 24, 2013
Pioneer Softball Hosts Alumni Game
The Sacred Heart softball team welcomed back former players this past Saturday to play in their annual alumni game. About 30 alumni came back on Homecoming Weekend to take on the current team. The 2013-14 Pioneers shutout the alumni 3-0.
September 9, 2013
Sacred Heart Softball Hosts Clinic for Trumbull Little League
The Sacred Heart softball team hosted a clinic for the Trumbull, Conn. Little League Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Park. Sixty girls between the ages of 7 and 13 came out to take fielding, hitting and baserunning drills with Pioneer players.
September 5, 2013
SHU Softball Announces 2013 Fall Schedule
The Sacred Heart softball team announced its fall preseason schedule Thursday afternoon. The Pioneers, who were 24-30 last season, open preseason competition on September 14 facing off with crosstown rivals University of Bridgeport and Fairfield University at home.
August 29, 2013
Pioneers Honored by NFCA for Work in the Classroom
Seven members of the Sacred Heart Softball team were recognized as scholar-athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for their work in the classroom in the 2012-13 school year.
August 21, 2013
Sacred Heart Welcomes Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club
Fairfield, CT – The Pitt Center opened up its doors last week to the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls club for their 8th annual trip to Sacred Heart University. The Boys and Girls club is based out of Ogdensburg, New York and has been visiting Sacred Heart since 2006.
June 26, 2013
Former SHU Softball Coach Allyson Rioux Inducted into Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame
Former Sacred Heart softball coach Allyson Rioux will be inducted into the Fairfield Country Sports Hall of Fame announced Wednesday afternoon at a press conference at UConn Stamford's campus.
June 5, 2013
Softball and Women's Track and Field Win NEC Sportsmanship Awards
The Northeast Conference announced the Sacred Heart Softball and Women’s Track and Field teams as the winners of the 2013 Northeast Conference Spring Team Sportsmanship Award for their respective sports Wednesday afternoon.
May 16, 2013
Nicole Sidor Receives NFCA All-Region Team Honor
Sacred Heart Softball senior Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, British Columbia) was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I Northeast All-Regional Second Team Thursday morning as the utility player.
May 5, 2013
Pioneer Softball Drops Both Games in Season Finale
The Sacred Heart Softball team dropped both games of the 2013 season finale doubleheader against Robert Morris Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers managed just two runs on the day, falling 9-1 in both games. SHU finishes its 2013 campaign 25-30 and 6-15 in conference play.
May 4, 2013
Pioneers Split with Saint Francis
Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) went 4-for-8 at the plate Saturday afternoon driving in and scoring two runs as the Sacred Heart Softball team split with Saint Francis U in Loretto, Penn. The Pioneers took game one 10-3 before falling 4-2 in the latter game of the doubleheader. SHU is now 24-28 on the season and 5-13 against Northeast Conference opponents heading into their final competition of the season: Sunday’s doubleheader against Robert Morris in Moon Township, Penn.
April 30, 2013
SHU Softball Splits Doubleheader With Manhattan
The Sacred Heart softball team wrapped up its home slate Tuesday with a doubleheader split against the Manhattan Jaspers at Pioneer Park. The Pioneers won game one 2-1 before the Jaspers took the nightcap 6-4.
April 27, 2013
Pioneers Drop Two on Senior Day
Fairfield, Conn. (April 27, 2013)—Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) went 4-for-7 at the plate Sunday as the Sacred Heart Softball team dropped both games of the doubleheader to Mount St. Mary’s on "Senior Day." SHU attempted comebacks in both games, but could never get it done, falling 3-2 and 2-1. The Pioneers drop to 22-26 on the season and 4-12 in conference with the pair of losses.
April 25, 2013
SHU Softball Shutout by Stags 4-0
Kacie Wentworth (Canton, N.Y.) and Courtney Machamer (Williamstown, Penn.) went 2-for-3 at the plate, accounting for four of the Pioneers’ five runs, Thursday afternoon as the Sacred Heart Softball team was rendered scoreless by the cross-town rival Fairfield Stags. SHU falls to 22-24 with the 4-0 nothing.
April 23, 2013
Three Homers Power Pioneers Past Hawks for Pair of Wins
Three homeruns powered the Sacred Heart Softball team over Hartford twice in Tuesday’s doubleheader. Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) and Adrianna Mallory (Pine Bush, N.Y.) went yard in the game one 7-6 win, while Justin Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) launched one to centerfield in the 5-4 game two victory. The two wins improve SHU to 22-23 on the season.
April 21, 2013
"Bippy's Pack" Participates in "Beat Cancer with a Bat" Sunday
Sacred Heart University women’s softball team joins the National Foundation for Cancer Research to participate in NFCR’s “Beat Cancer with a Bat” fundraiser, an annual event in which college and high school softball teams across the United States are invited to contribute to NFCR’s cancer research campaign by pledging to donate proceeds from at least one game to NFCR.b
April 21, 2013
Sacred Heart Held Scoreless in Loss to Boston U
The Sacred Heart Softball managed just two hits against Boston University Sunday afternoon as they were shutout 8-0. Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) and Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) notched the only hits against the Terriers’s crafty righty. The Pioneers fall to 20-23 on the season with the loss.
April 20, 2013
Nadler and Dreher Homer As SHU Drops Two to Bryant
Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) and Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) both homered, but the Sacred Heart Softball team dropped two close games to Bryant University Saturday afternoon. After falling 3-2 in the first game, the Pioneers battled for 11 innings in game two before the Bulldogs’ Kate Murray hit a walk off single in the bottom of the 11th sending SHU home with the 4-3 loss. Justine Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) went 4-for-9 at the plate with an RBI and one run scored. With the pair of losses, the Pioneers fall to 20-22 on the season and 4-10 in Northeast Conference play.
April 17, 2013
SHU Softball Sweeps Yale; Snaps Losing Streak
Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) and Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) led the Sacred Heart Softball team to a sweep of Yale Wednesday evening snapping a three-game losing streak. Dreher knocked in three runs in the first game, while Nadler had four RBI in the second. The Pioneers are now an even 20-20 on the season.
April 14, 2013
Sacred Heart Drops Two to Quinnipiac
The Sacred Heart Softball team dropped both games of Sunday’s doubleheader to in-state rival Quinnipiac at Pioneer Park. After being shutout 6-0 in the first game, the Pioneers had a 3-0 lead going into the sixth inning of the second game, but the Bobcats added four in the last two innings handing SHU the 4-3 loss. Sacred Heart drops to 18-20 and 4-8 in conference play.
April 13, 2013
SHU Softball 1-1 Against FDU Saturday
The Sacred Heart Softball team split with Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday evening. After topping the Knights 3-1 in the first game thanks to late scoring, Sacred Heart couldn’t muster up enough runs to overcome an eight0run deficit in the second game and fell 8-2.
April 10, 2013
Sacred Heart Shutdown by Stony Brook
The Sacred Heart Softball team was swept by Stony Brook in Wednesday afternoonâs doubleheader. After being shutout in the first game 11-0, the Pioneers pushed game two all the way to the final outs before the Seawolves prevailed 3-2. The sweep drops SHU to 17-17 on the season.
April 9, 2013
Pioneers Fall After Fairfield's 11 Run Inning
Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) came in for the save with the Pioneers leading 6-4, but got the loss as the cross-town rival Fairfield Stags scored 11 runs in the top of the seventh to beat the Sacred Heart Softball team 14-6 Tuesday afternoon. Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) had a good day at the plate going 3-for-4 with three RBI and a homerun. With the loss, SHU falls to 17-15 on the season.
April 7, 2013
Pioneers Split with LIU Brooklyn Sunday
The Sacred Heart Softball team split with LIU Brooklyn in Sundayâs doubleheader at Pioneer Park. The Pioneers took the first game 5-4 in the tenth inning. Then, in another close one, fell 3-2 in the latter game. SHU is not 17-14 on the season and 3-5 in NEC play.
April 6, 2013
Softball Shutout by CCSU in Doubleheader
The Sacred Heart Softball team was shutout by the undefeated Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers fell 5-0 and 4-0 in the doubleheader. SHU is now 16-13 on the season and 2-4 against Northeast Conference opponents.
March 30, 2013
Pioneers Downed by Monmouth
The Sacred Heart Softball team managed just one run in Saturday’s doubleheader against Monmouth University. The Pioneers were shutout 1-0 in the first game, and fell 6-1 in the second. Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) had the only SHU RBI with a solo homerun to left field in the second game. Sacred Heart is now 16-11 this season, and 2-2 against Northeast Conference opponents.
March 29, 2013
Pioneers Shutout Wagner for First NEC Wins
The Sacred Heart Softball team snagged their first conference wins with the sweep of Wagner Friday afternoon. The Pioneers shut out Wagner in both games, winning the first 8-0 and squeezing out a 1-0 win in the second game. Justin Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) knocked in three runs in the first game while going 2-for-3 from the plate. Senior Melissa Tobin (Hudson, Mass.) collected the only RBI in the second game securing the win for the Pioneers. Sacred Heart is now 16-9 this season and 2-0 against Northeast Conference opponents.
March 28, 2013
SHU's Annie Dreher and Shane Foley Speak with High School Athletes from the SCC
Sacred Heart University junior Annie Dreher (Saugus, CA) of the softball team and senior Shane Foley (South Brunswick, NH) of the men's lacrosse team spent thispast Tuesday with approximately 225 high school student athletes sharing their experiences and thoughts on making the transition to the collegiate ranks.
March 26, 2013
Dreher Blasts 3 Homeruns; Pioneers Pick up Pair of Wins Over Dartmouth
Fairfield, Conn. (March 26, 2013)--Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) blasted three homers, one in first game and two in the second, in Tuesday’s doubleheader against Dartmouth as the Sacred Heart Softball team notched two wins over the Big Green at Pioneer Park. Sophomore Kacie Wentworth (Canton, N.Y.) came up big in the bottom of the eighth inning of the second game, sending a double to centerfield for the walk-off 7-6 win.
March 24, 2013
Pioneers Fall to Huskies in Extra Innings
The Sacred Heart Softball Team fell in extra innings 1-0 to the University of Connecticut Sunday afternoon at Pioneer Park. Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) pitched a complete game, giving up just one run on six hits while striking out nine batters.
March 22, 2013
Pioneers Win Two in Home Opener
The Sacred Heart Softball team swept Iona in Friday’s doubleheader. Justine Sibthorp (Santa Clarita, Calif.) had the hot bat in the home-opener, going 4-for-7 from the plate with a triple and four RBI. The Pioneers improve to 12-8 on the season heading into Sunday’s matchup with UConn.
March 21, 2013
POSTPONED: Softball Doubleheader Moved to Tomorrow
Today's softball doubleheader between the Pioneers and the Iona Gaels has been moved to Friday at 2:30 due to poor field conditions. Don't forget to tune into all the action live on NEC Front Row.
March 19, 2013
Today's Softball Game Postponed
Due to last night's winter storm, today's softball game between Sacred Heart and UConn has been postponed indefinitely. The game will be made up on April 4 at 3:30 p.m.
March 17, 2013
Pioneers Complete Tournament Sweep in Slugfest
The Sacred Heart Softball team completed the sweep of the UMBC Tournament Sunday morning when they took down Morgan State 9-0 with a slugfest as the Pioneers connected for five homeruns. Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) and Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) each had two, while Nicki Surkes (Brightwaters, N.Y.) had the fifth.
March 16, 2013
Surkes's Big Day at the Plate Leads to Two SHU Wins
The Sacred Heart Softball team is 4-0 at the UMBC Tournament in Baltimore, Md. after collecting two wins Saturday against La Salle (8-0) and Coppin State (5-1). Nicki Surkes (Brightwaters, N.Y.) went 7-for-8 at the plate today knocking in five runs for the Pioneers.
March 15, 2013
SHU Softball Picks up a Pair of Wins at UMBC Tournament
The Sacred Heart Softball team picked up a pair of wins on the opening day of the UMBC Tournament. Kate Nadler (Southbury, Conn.) and Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) had the hot bats. Nadler was 7-8 on the day with five RBIs and a homerun, while Dreher went 3-6 with four RBIs and a homerun. The Pioneers are now 7-7 this season.
March 11, 2013
Sidor Named NEC Pitcher of the Week
Sidor went 3-3 on the week while only giving up two earned runs after getting the start in all six games earning the honor of Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week. She pitched 42 innings and struck out 39 batters, including two 10 strike performances against LaSalle and Grambling State. The highlight of her week came against Grambling State when she tossed a no-hitter over seven innings in the team’s 2-0 win.
March 7, 2013
Sidor Throws a No-Hitter as Pioneers Go 1-1 for the Day
Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) pitched a no-hitter Thursday afternoon as the Sacred Heart Softball team picked up a 2-0 win over Grambling State before falling 2-0 to Niagara.
March 6, 2013
Pioneers Pick Up Team Win; 1-1 for the Day
The Sacred Heart Softball team went 1-1 Wednesday as play in the Rebel Games continued. The Pioneers put in a great team effort in the first game for the 7-1 win over Detroit Mercy, but suffered a tough 9-8 loss to Holy Cross later in the dat. SHU is now 3-6 on the season.
March 4, 2013
Pioneer Softball 0-2 on Day 2
The Sacred Heart Softball lost both games Monday morning in Day 2 of the Rebel Games in Kissimme, Fl, falling to Tennessee Martin 1-0, and Penn 5-1
March 3, 2013
Nadler Blasts Homer; Pioneers Split Opening Day of Rebel Games
The Sacred Heart Softball team split in the first day of the Rebel Games. In the opening game, Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) stuck out 10 as the Pioneers fell 2-1 to LaSalle. The team rebounded in the second game of the day, taking down South Dakota 12-5.
February 24, 2013
Luckie Reaches 500th Win; Pioneers Split Sunday
Co-Head Coach Elizabeth Luckie collects her 500th career win as the Sacred Heart Softball team split Sunday with their first win of the season 2-0 over Western Carolina before falling 3-0 to UNC Charlotte. Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) pitched seven shutout innings and hit a homerun in the first game, and went 2-3 against UNC Charlotte.
February 21, 2013
Pioneers Drop Season Opener 5-2 to Charlotte
The Sacred Heart Softball Team dropped the season opener Thursday afternoon 5-2 to the UNC Charlotte 49ers in the UNC Charlotte Tournament. 2012 All-NEC Second Team member Jade Bowins (Frederick, Md.) went 2-for-3 in the game picking up the first RBI of the game.
February 13, 2013
SHU Softball Signs Four for 2014
Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London announce the Sacred Heart softball Class of 2017. The Pioneers inked four recruits to National Letters of Intent for next season. Jamie Carlson (, Calif.), Kelyn Filmore (Simi Valley, Calif.), Alyssa Pitre (Jacksonville, Fl.) and McKenna Wiegand (Chandler, Ariz.) will all head to Fairfield to play at Pioneer Park next spring.
February 12, 2013
Pioneers Picked Seventh In NEC Preseason Poll
The two-time Northeast Conference Champion Sacred Heart Women’s Softball Team has been predicted to finish seventh in the 2013 NEC Preseason Poll that came out Tuesday morning.
February 7, 2013
Softball Wine Tasting Moved to April 26
Annual Sacred Heart softball wine tasting fundraiser has been rescheduled to April 26 due to impending storm.
January 14, 2013
Support Pioneer Softball at Wine Tasting Event
Come out and support the Sacred Heart University Softball Team on April 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the University Commons for their annual wine tasting fundraiser. Contact Elizabeth Luckie or Pam London for tickets.
December 10, 2012
Softball Announces Sidor and Dreher Captains for 2013
Fairfield, Conn.—Co-Head Coaches Elizabeth Luckie and Pam London name Nicole Sidor (West Vancouver, BC) and Annie Dreher (Saugus, Calif.) Captain for the 2013 season, and Jade Bowins (Frederick, Md.) and Taylor Lane (Lisbon, Conn.) Co-Captains.
October 25, 2012
Pioneer Softball Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer
Fairfield, Conn.—The Sacred Heart Softball Team completed the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Conn. this past Sunday. The walk raised over $316,000 for the American Cancer Society thanks to its over 6,000 participants.
October 2, 2012
Pioneer Softball Welcomed Back Alumni Saturday
Fairfield, Conn. - The Sacred Heart Softball Team welcomed back alumni as part of SHU Homecoming Weekend 2012. The current 2012-13 Pioneers took on past players this past Saturday at the new Pioneer Park.
September 14, 2012
Pioneer Park Dedication Saturday at 10 am
The Sacred Heart softball family invites all to the dedication of Pioneer Park Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Following the dedication ceremony, the Pioneers will break in the new field when they take on Yale University at 11:00 a.m.
July 26, 2012
Inaugural Pioneer Club Golf Marathon Set for August 16th
The Sacred Heart University Pioneer Club will be hosting their inaugural Golf Marathon on Thursday, August 16th at Fairfield Wheeler Golf Course in Bridgeport. Golfers are going to chase, hack, chip and putt thousands of golf balls from dawn to dusk at Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course with the goal of raising money for the Sacred Heart University Softball Program.
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 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
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.
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 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 23, 2011
Softball Double Header Versus South Dakota Cancelled
Saturday morning's non-conference softball double header against South Dakota has been cancelled due to the inclement weather in the area.
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.
May 14, 2010
Froelich and Russell Named to All-Northeast Conference Second Team
Outfielder Taylor Froelich (Garden Grove, CA) and pitcher Jen Russell (Seymour, CT) each secured a spot on the 2010 All-Norhteast Conference second team announced by the league yesterday. This is Froelich's second consecutive season on the All-NEC second team while Russell was a first team selection in 2009.
May 6, 2010
Taylor Froelich Selected To ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team
Taylor Froelich (Garden Grove, CA) of the softball team was named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team this afternoon. The junior center fielder was the Pioneers most consistent batter all season compiling a .327 batting average and .399 on base percentage. She also slammed five homers, notched 15 RBI, and stole three bases hitting in the leadoff spot.
May 2, 2010
Bobcats Sweep Pioneers In NEC Double Header
Adrian Fitzsimon (Sacramento, CA) hit a homerun in both ends of a double header but the SHU softball team fell in each game to the Quinnipiac Bobcats Sunday afternoon. In game two Carley Rudloff (Thousand Oaks, CA) hit an RBI single in the top of the seventh to tie the game at four. But Quinnipiac would rally for one run in the bottom of the inning for the walk off win, 5-4. The Pioneers allowed three unearned runs in dropping the opener 6-2.
May 1, 2010
Softball Sweeps Double Header From Bryant On Senior Day
The Pioneers got a complete game two-hitter from Nicole Sidor (North Vancouver, BC) and a RBI triple from Courtney Lee (Camarillo, CA) in a 1-0 victory in game two of a double header sweep over Bryant Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park. Sacred Heart got a 4-2 win in the opener after back-to-back passed balls and an error with two outs in the fifth broke open a tie game.
April 29, 2010
Big First Inning Propels Stags To 4-1 Win Over Sacred Heart
The Fairfield Stags scratched out four runs in the top of the first inning as they downed the SHU softball team 4-1 Thursday afternoon at Pioneer Park. Amanda Bradley (Langley, BC) supplied the only Sacred Heart run of the afternoon with a solo homerun in the bottom of the fifth. Freshman Nicole Sidor (North Vancouver, BC) tossed three scoreless innings of relief and struck out five batters.
April 25, 2010
Softball Postponed to May 8th
April 24, 2010
Softball Splits Saturday Double Dip With Fairleigh Dickinson
April 22, 2010
Pioneers Stumble Against Rival Stags
April 20, 2010
Hartford Takes Two From Softball In Tuesday Twinbill
April 18, 2010
Pioneer Softball Splits Two Tight Games At Monmouth
April 17, 2010
Lee Explodes For Three Homers In Sweep Of Mount St. Mary's
April 14, 2010
Softball Splits Double Header With Yale
April 11, 2010
Robert Morris Sweeps Sacred Heart In NEC Double Dip
April 10, 2010
Pioneers Sweep DH From Red Flash, 3-1 and 4-2
April 1, 2010
Sacred Heart Falls To UConn, 5-2
March 31, 2010
Softball Slugs Four Homers But Drops Two Games At Seton Hall
March 29, 2010
Softball Double Header Cancelled
March 27, 2010
Blackbirds Sweep Pioneers In NEC Opener
March 24, 2010
Softball Double Header at UConn Cancelled
March 20, 2010
Pioneers Edge Buffalo 4-3, Blowout Oakland 12-1
March 14, 2010
Softball Picks Up Three Wins At Rebel Games
February 26, 2010
Softball Drops Two Tight Games At Spartan Classic
February 3, 2010
SHU Softball Picked Second In Preseason Poll
January 8, 2010
Softball Inks Two For 2011 Season
December 16, 2009
Softball Names Captains For 2010 Season
August 5, 2009
Jen Russell Having a Stellar Summer with the Brakettes
July 28, 2009
July 13, 2009
Sidor Helps Lead Team to Runner-Up Finish in Canada Cup
June 2, 2009
Softball Adds to 2010 Recruiting Class
SHU Announces Spring Schedule for NEC Front Row
The Sacred Heart Athletic Communications office announced on Monday the upcoming spring schedule of live events slated for broadcast on NEC Front Row in 2013. This spring will feature both men's and women's lacrosse and for the first time SHU softball.