2016-17 Sacred Heart Women's Swimming and Diving News

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

February 18, 2017
Three More School Records In Final Night Of NEC Swimming & Diving Championships
Pioneers finish sixth in team standings as they break for school records on final day of competition

February 17, 2017
Swimming & Diving Posts Two More School Records Friday Night
Poole lowers her 100 breast record for second time Friday and is member of 400 medley relay record setting team

February 16, 2017
Two More School Records Fall For Swimming & Diving
Jessica Poole (200 IM), and the 200 freestyle relay team set school marks in Thursday Finals, while Lauren Somers sets school record in 50 freestyle prelims

February 15, 2017
Two Records Fall On First Night Of Swimming And Diving Championships
Set school records in 200 medley and 800 freestyle relays and are in fifth place after day one of competition

February 13, 2017
Swimming & Diving Set For NEC Championships
The NEC Championships begin Wednesday at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. and can be viewed live for free on NEC Front Row.

February 4, 2017
Pioneers Defeat Saint Francis Brooklyn In Senior Day Dual
SHU sets program record for wins, nine, with victory on Saturday

January 28, 2017
Somers Wins 100 Free As Pioneers Fall To CCSU
Pioneers close out dual meet season on February 4 versus Saint Francis College at home

January 27, 2017
Swimming & Diving Earns Fifth Consecutive Dual Win, 120-71 At Monmouth
Pioneers back in action on Saturday to host CCSU

January 25, 2017
Swimming & Diving Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
Swimming & Diving team combined for a 3.44 GPA during the fall 2016 season

January 21, 2017
Swimming & Diving Bests Fairfield For Second Straight Season
Pioneers broke Fairfield pool record in 200 meter freestyle relay en route to 168-115 victory.

January 14, 2017
Swimming & Diving Defeats Manhattan
Six Pioneers with double wins on afternoon, as Spadafina becomes all-time winningest coach in program history

January 11, 2017
Dual Meet Versus Manhattan Moved To McCann Pool
Pioneers will take on the Lady Jaspers at 1 p.m. Saturday

December 4, 2016
Pioneers Place Third At ECAC Winter Championship
Somers sets school mark in 50 freestyle

December 3, 2016
Pioneers Set Pair of School Records On Second Day Of ECAC Winter Championship
SHU is in second place in the team standings

December 2, 2016
Swimming & Diving In Fourth Place Following Opening Day Of ECAC Winter Championship

November 12, 2016
SHU Improves to 5-1 with Win Over Assumption
The Sacred Heart swimming and diving team broke three pool records en route to Saturday’s 158-120 victory over Assumption. Kim Hylan broke the records in the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke, and was part of the 400 medley relay team.

November 8, 2016
Somers Sweeps NEC Swimming Weekly Awards For Second Time
Rookie named swimmer and rookie of the week after four pool records in Pioneers win over Holy Cross

November 5, 2016
Swimming & Diving Sets Seven Pool Records In Victory
Pioneers earn fourth dual meet win with 179-119 victory over Holy Cross

October 25, 2016
Somers Earns NEC Swimmer And Rookie Of The Week Honors
Freshman earned three wins on Saturday as Pioneers defeated Iona and St. Francis

October 22, 2016
Pioneers Earn Wins Over Iona, Saint Francis
Rookie Lauren Somers earned three wins to pace the Pioneer effort

October 18, 2016
Swimming & Diving Picked to Tie for Sixth in Preseason Poll
FAIRFIELD, CONN. (October 18, 2016) – The Sacred Heart University Women's Swimming and Diving Team team is picked to finish tied for sixth with Mount Saint Mary’s in this year's NEC Preseason Poll, as announced by the league on Tuesday morning.

October 15, 2016
Swimming & Diving Notches 129-127 Win Over LIU Brooklyn
The Sacred Heart University Swimming & Diving team notched their first win of the season in a conference dual meet, defeating LIU Brooklyn 129-127 on Saturday morning.

October 1, 2016
Decas, Crosby, Dion, Pedersen Named Swimming Captains for 2016-17
FAIRIFIELD, CT. (October 1, 2016) - Head Coach John Spadafina of the Women's Swimming and Diving team announced the 2016-17 captains today at the 2016 Alumni Pentathlon.

September 19, 2016
Swimming & Diving Featured in CT Post for Y Mile Swim
FAIRFIELD, CT. - This past weekend, Sacred Heart Swimming and Diving participated in the third-annual Fairfield Y Mile Swim at Penfield Beach.

September 12, 2016
Women's Swimming and Diving Releases 2016-17 Schedule
Coach John Spadafina will head into his third-year as Head Coach for Sacred Heart University’s Women’s Swim Coach, with the 2016-17 scheduled being released this afternoon. They will host a SHU Alumni Swim meet/Pentathlon on October 1st at 11 a.m.