February 25, 2011
Pioneer Volleyball To Host Spring Youth Clinics
The Sacred Heart men's and women's volleyball teams will run youth clinics from March 3 to April 30.
January 13, 2011
Alisa Mesa Set To Join Women’s Volleyball For 2011 Season
Head coach Rob Machan has announced the addition of incoming freshman Alisa Mesa (Long Beach, CA) to the women’s volleyball program for the 2011 campaign.
December 20, 2010
Women's Volleyball Inks Alissa Young to National Letter of Intent For 2011
Head coach Rob Machan recently announced that Alissa Young (La Verne, CA) has signed a national letter of intent and will join the SHU volleyball team in the fall of 2011.
December 2, 2010
Pioneers Provide Drama But Fall To Second Seeded Nebraska In First Round Of NCAA Tournament
The Sacred Heart women’s volleyball team hung with the national powerhouse Huskers but in the end fell to Nebraska 3-0 Thursday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
December 1, 2010
Volleyball Set For NCAA Tournament Action Against Nebraska Thursday Night
The Pioneers make their NCAA tournament debut against the second seeded Nebraska Cornhuskers Thursday night in Lincoln, NE. The game will be broadcast live and available for free online, the action is set to start at 8:00 pm Eastern time.
November 21, 2010
Sacred Heart Volleyball Claims First-Ever Northeast Conference Title
The Pioneer women's volleyball team posted a season best .470 hitting percentage to sweep Robert Morris 3-0 and claim the Northeast Conference crown for the first time in school history.
November 20, 2010
Pioneers Survive Five Set NEC Semifinal Battle With Blue Devils - Advance To Title Match
Sophomore Elise Sage (Colorado Springs, CO) slammed home 19 kills as the top seeded SHU volleyball team defeated #4 Central Connecticut State 3-2 Saturday afternoon to advance to the NEC championship game tomorrow.
November 19, 2010
Regular Season Champion Pioneers Dominate NEC Volleyball Postseason Awards
Courtney Kidd-Kadlubek was named the 2010 Northeast Conference Player and Setter of the Year at the annual awards banquet on the eve of the NEC Tournament.
November 18, 2010
Top Seeded Pioneers Host Northeast Conference Tournament This Weekend
The Sacred Heart women’s volleyball team hosts the 2010 Northeast Conference tournament this weekend with a trip to the NCAA tournament on the line.
November 17, 2010
Courtney Kidd-Kadlubek Earns Second Enterprise Rent-A-Car/SHU Student-Athlete of the Week Award
Senior captain Courtney Kidd-Kadlubek recorded 107 assists in a perfect 2-0 week for the SHU women's volleyball team en route to the program's first ever regular season Northeast Conference championship.
November 15, 2010
Pioneer Duo Sweeps Final Molten/NEC Weekly Awards Of 2010
Courtney Kidd-Kadluebek picked up her second Molten/Northeast Conference player of the week award while freshman Dianis Mercado took home a fifth rookie of the week honor in 2010.
November 14, 2010
Sacred Heart Sweeps Long Island To Claim Northeast Conference Regular Season Title
The Pioneer women's volleyball team captured the program's first ever Northeast Conference regular season championship with a 3-0 victory over Long Island Sunday afternoon at the William H. Pitt Center.
November 10, 2010
Pioneers Stage Dramatic Comeback In Fifth Set For Victory Over CCSU
For the third straight match the SHU women’s volleyball team went to a fifth set, coming away with a 3-2 victory over Central Connecticut State Wednesday night.
November 7, 2010
Women's Volleball Falls In Five Sets at Saint Francis (PA)
For the second straight day the SHU women's volleyball team suffered a 3-2 defeat as the Red Flash downed the Pioneers in five sets Sunday afternoon.
November 6, 2010
Pioneers Have 20 Match Winning Streak Snapped In Five Sets At Robert Morris
Despite 20 kill performances from Elise Sage, Johanna Ovsenek, and Dianis Mercado the SHU women’s volleyball team lost its first match since early September, falling 3-2 to Robert Morris Saturday afternoon.
November 2, 2010
Pioneers Hunt For 20th Straight Win Tonight Versus Lions
The Sacred Heart women's volleyball team will look to extend the current program best winning streak to 20 tonight in the final non-conference match of the season as SHU squares off with Columbia.
November 2, 2010
Pioneers Pick Up 20th Straight Victory - Defeat Columbia 3-1
Ashlyn Trimble (Temecula, CA) posted a match-high 14 kills to lead the SHU women’s volleyball to a 3-1 win over Columbia Tuesday night at the Pitt Center.
October 31, 2010
Sacred Heart Overpowers Quinnipiac 3-0 - Clinch Playoff Berth
Dianis Mercado (Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) paced the SHU women's volleyball team with a match-high 13 kills in a 3-0 sweep of in-state rival Quinnipiac.
October 30, 2010
Women's Volleyball Survives Early Scare - Sweep St. Francis (NY)
The Pioneer women's volleyball team made its way through some tense moments but ultimately came away with an 18th straight win with a 3-0 shutout of conference rival St. Francis (NY) Saturday afternoon in the Pitt Center.
October 29, 2010
Pioneers Dispose Of Army In Straight Sets - Increase Win Streak To 17
The Pioneers recorded seven blocks and held the Black Knights to a -.074 hitting clip en route to picking up a 17th consecutive victory overall and move to 11-0 at home in the Pitt Center.
October 27, 2010
Pioneers Play Three Matches This Weekend
The women's volleyball team gears up for a trio matches this weekend starting with a Friday showdown with non-conference opponent Army. The Pioneers will then play a home NEC game against St. Francis (NY) on Saturday before traveling to Central Connecticut State on Sunday.
October 25, 2010
Sage Selected Molten/Northeast Conference Co-Player of the Week
Elise Sage hit .567 in two Pioneer victories as the middle player earned her fourth Molten/Northeast Conference player of the week nod in 2010.
October 24, 2010
Women's Volleyball Blanks Bulldogs - Wins 16th Straight
Johanna Ovsenek (London, Ontario) paced the Pioneers with seven kills and a season high .778 hitting percentage in a 3-0 shutout of Bryant Sunday afternoon in Smithfield, RI.
October 23, 2010
Women's Volleyball Stays Perfect In Northeast Conference - Sweeps FDU 3-0
Elise Sage (Greenwood Village, CO) recorded 16 kills and a .600 hitting percentage as the SHU women's volleyball team posted a 15th straight victory and remain unbeaten in Northeast Conference action.
October 18, 2010
Kidd-Kadlubek and Mercado Sweep Molten/NEC Weekly Awards
Senior Courtney Kidd-Kadlubek earned Molten/NEC player of the week accolades for the first time this season while freshman Dianis Mercado took home a sixth Molten/NEC rookie of the week honor after the Pioneers perfect 3-0 week.
October 17, 2010
Pioneers Shutout Blue Devils - Extend Winning Streak To 14 Games
The Sacred Heart women's volleyball team recorded its 11th shutout of 2010 with a 3-0 sweep of Central Connecticut State Sunday afternoon and also moves the program best winning streak to 14.
October 16, 2010
Women's Volleyball Sweeps Bryant For 13th Straight Victory
The Pioneers hit a season high .467 while holding the Bulldogs to a -.024 percentage in a 3-0 victory Saturday afternoon at the Pitt Center.
October 14, 2010
Sacred Heart Rolls Past NJIT, 3-0 - Moves Winning Streak To 12
Freshman Dianis Mercado rattled off a career best 17 kills as the Pioneers hit .322 as a team to cruise past the Highlanders 3-0 Thursday night at the Pitt Center
October 11, 2010
Elise Sage Named Molten/Northeast Conference Co-Player of the Week
Elise Sage (Greenwood Village, CO) tallied 30 kills and a .491 hitting percentage in two SHU victories to claim her third Molten/Northeast Conference player of the week honor.
October 10, 2010
Women's Volleyball Moves To 6-0 In Northeast Conference After 3-1 Win Over Robert Morris
Elise Sage and Johanna Ovsenek each posted 14 kills and a hitting percentage over .400 as the Pioneers defeated Robert Morris 3-1 Sunday afternoon in the Pitt Center.
October 9, 2010
Sacred Heart Runs Win Streak To Ten - Holds Off Red Flash, 3-1
Elise Sage led the offense with 16 kills and a .500 hiting percentage while Christina Bauch notched a match high 17 digs as the Pioneers defeated Saint Francis (PA) 3-1 today at the Pitt Center.
October 8, 2010
Pioneers Take On Red Flash and Colonials At Home In NEC Action This Weekend
The women's volleyball team hosts Saint Francis (PA) Saturday at 2:00 pm and Robert Morris Sunday at 1:00 pm in the William H. Pitt Center.
October 4, 2010
Mercado Wins Her Fourth Molten/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week Award of 2010
Dianis Mercado (Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) averaged 12 kills in three Pioneer victories en route to being tabbed the Molten/NEC rookie of the week for the third consecutive time, her fourth overall selection in 2010.
September 28, 2010
Pioneers Host Rival Quinnipiac Tomorrow Night at 7:00 pm
The Pioneers welcome conference rival Quinnipiac to the Pitt Center for a Wednesday night showdown. Sacred Heart enters the match having won 11 of its last 12, including six straight.
September 27, 2010
Dianis Mercado Claims Third Molten/Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week Award
Mercado earned her second consecutive, and third overall, rookie of the week nod after the Pioneers posted a 2-0 record last week.
September 25, 2010
Pioneers Pick Up 3-1 Victory Over Knights - Win Sixth Straight
Sacred Heart got 10 kills off the bench from Maile Hetherington (Thousand Oaks, CA) as the women's volleyball team won its sixth straight with a 3-1 (25-16, 26-28, 25-17, 25-19) triumph over Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday afternoon.
September 24, 2010
Women's Volleyball Opens Northeast Conference Action at Home Saturday Afternoon
The Pioneers ride a five game winning streak into Saturday's Northeast Conference clash against Fairleigh Dickinson.
September 23, 2010
Sacred Heart Cruises Past Hartford, 3-0
Ashlyn Trimble (Temecula, CA) and Elise Sage (Greenwood Village, CO) each hit an impressive .550 as the SHU women's volleyball team swept the Hawks 3-0 Thursday night.
September 20, 2010
Elise Sage and Dianis Mercado Sweep Molten/Northeast Conference Weekly Awards
Sage earns her second player of the week award while Mercado takes home a second rookie of the week honor.
September 18, 2010
Sacred Heart Sweeps Host New Hampshire 3-0 At Holly Young Invitational
The Pioneer womens volleyball team hit .323 overall in a 3-0 win over New Hampshire Saturday afternoon.
September 18, 2010
Womens Volleyball Wins Fourth Straight Takes Down Dartmouth 3-1
The Pioneer womens volleyball team finished a perfect 3-0 weekend at the Holly Young Invitational capping off the event with a 3-1 (25-21, 19-25, 25-20, 25-13) victory over Dartmouth.
September 17, 2010
Pioneers Down Rutgers 3-1 To Open Holly Young Invitational
The SHU womens volleyball team upended Rutgers 3-1 at the Holly Young Invitational in the second meeting between the two sides this season. Sophomore Elise Sage (Greenwood Village, CO) led the Pioneer attack, slamming home 16 kills and making just one error the entire match en route to a .625 hitting percentage.
September 11, 2010
Sacred Heart Splits Two Tight Matches with UMBC and Ohio State
The Pioneer women's volleyball team dropped a four set decision to Ohio State before rallying for a hard fought victory over co-host UMBC today at the Madison Bingaman Memorial Tournament.
September 10, 2010
Womens Volleyball Routs Howard In Straight Sets
Sacred Heart finished the day with a 2-0 record after defeating the Bison 25-13, 25-11, and 25-19 Friday afternoon.
September 10, 2010
Sacred Heart Defeats Previously Perfect Towson 3-2 In Five Set Thriller
The Pioneers snapped the Tigers 10 match winning streak with a 20-18 victory in the fifth set.
September 7, 2010
Elise Sage and Dianis Mercado Bring Home Molten/Northeast Conference Weekly Awards
Sage named player of the week, Mercado selected rookie of the week.
September 4, 2010
Pioneers Claim Perfect 3-0 Record at 2010 SHU Invitational with Wins Over Jacksonville and Binghamton
Three Pioneers named to all-tournament team, Elise Sage selected tournament co-MVP.
September 3, 2010
Pioneers Sweep Mountain Hawks, 3-0; Freshman Mercado Posts Double-Double
Lehigh took a pair of early leads but SHU came back each time and picked up a 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-18) victory in the final Friday game of the 2010 Sacred Heart Invitational
September 2, 2010
2010 Sacred Heart Invitational Opens Tomorrow Night
Junior libero Jessica Colberg (Long Beach, CA) leads the Pioneers into action after claiming all-tournament honors last weekend in her hometown at the Long Beach State Baden Classic.
August 28, 2010
Scarlet Knight Comeback Sinks SHU 3-2 In Final Game of Baden Classic
The womens volleyball team took a 2-0 lead but eventually fell 3-2 to Rutgers Saturday night at the Long Beach State Baden Classic.
August 28, 2010
Pioneers Drop 3-0 Decision At Long Beach State
Ashlyn Trimble (Temecula, CA) led the SHU attack with seven kills but the Pioneers fell to host Long Beach State 3-0 at the Baden Classic this afternoon.
August 27, 2010
Sacred Heart Falls 3-1 To #25 St. Mary's (CA)
The women's volleyball team opened its season with a solid showing against the 25th ranked team in the nation but eventually dropped a 3-1 decision to St. Mary's (CA).
August 16, 2010
Womens Volleyball Tabbed Second In 2010 Northeast Conference Preseason Poll
One year removed from the most successful season in program history the Pioneers have been picked to finish second by the league coaches in the Northeast Conference preseason poll.