KINGSTON, R.I. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated Rhode Island 6-5 Wednesday afternoon on the road to earn its third win in its last four contests. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 6-12 on the season, while URI drops to 4-11 on the season.
Thomas Pinto got the win after giving up one earned run and striking out five in three innings of relief. Austin Markmann led the SHU offense, 1-for-3 with two walks and two RBI’s in the win. Stephen Thibault, Jake Frasca, Isiah Daubon and Bobby Garbuio drove in a run apiece in the win.
A furious second half rally attempt by the Sacred Heart women’s lacrosse team came up just short on Wednesday afternoon as the Pioneers fell to crosstown rival Fairfield, 12-11, from Rafferty Stadium. The Pioneers drop to 1-6 on the season with the loss while the Stags move to 5-3 in 2019.
The two hottest teams in the NEC heads into a huge showdown on Saturday afternoon as the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team hosts Hobart on Campus Field at 12:00 PM. Both teams come in riding four-game win streaks while both sides feature Top 10 scoring offenses in the nation as this matchup shapes up to be a great one.
The Sacred Heart University Softball split its double header this afternoon against Hartford as the Hawks took the first game 3-1 while SHU prevailed in the second game by a final score of 4-0. The Pioneers will return to action on Tuesday, Mar.26 when SHU hosts Stony Brook for a double-header. First-pitch is set for 2:30 p.m.
A fourth straight win for the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team helped the Pioneers hold steady at No. 5 in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Week 4 poll, as announced by the committee on Monday afternoon.
The Sacred Heart University Softball team fell to Providence this afternoon by a final score of 12-1 in five innings. The Pioneers will return to action tomorrow when SHU hosts Hartford for the team’s home opener of the season. First pitch is set for 2:30 p.m.
The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team travels to take on Georgetown in the WNIT First Round on Friday, as officially announced by the WNIT on Monday evening. Tip-off time from McDonough Arena is 7 PM.
Sacred Heart University Softball pitcher Shyanne Fennell was named Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week for her dominate performance at the Mason Invite this past week. This is the first weekly award she has received this season.
Sacred Heart women’s lacrosse took home a pair of Northeast Conference weekly awards on Monday as junior Elizabeth Small was named the NEC Defensive Player of the Week while freshman goalkeeper Shana Hecht won the NEC Rookie of the Week award, as announced by the conference office on Twitter.
FAIRFIELD, CONN. – Sacred Heart University men’s basketball senior-captain Sean Hoehn has been selected to participate in the 2019 Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, scheduled for April 5-7 at Minnesota’s Mall of America. Hoehn is one of four players selected from the Northeast Conference and is the first player to represent SHU in the second annual tournament.
Four Sacred Heart women's rugby players headlined the 2018 National Intercollegiate Rugby Association All-American Selections following the Fall 15's Championship. Junior Tyffany Brisbane at inside center, sophomore Isabel Cuddy at wing, junior Allie Rinaldi at scrum-half and freshman flanker Nia Williams were all named to the first team in Tier 2.
FAIRFIELD, CONN -- The Sacred Heart University field hockey team had 20 student-athletes named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association 2018 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad. The Pioneers total of honorees is tied for second-most amongst Division I programs and is the most of the seven teams that competed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in 2018.
The Sacred Heart University Softball team concluded the Mason Invitational on a high note as the Pioneers defeated Cornell this morning by a final score of 7-4. SHU will return to action on Tuesday Mar. 19 when they Pioneers face off against Providence for a double-header. First-pitch is set for 2:30 p.m.
A resounding start to the conference slate for Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse saw the Pioneers take down the defending NEC Champion Robert Morris, 18-16, from Campus Field on Saturday afternoon. SHU ups their win streak to four straight and move to 5-3 (1-0 NEC) on the season while the Colonials drop to 1-6 (0-1 NEC) in 2019.
SMYRNA, TN–– The Sacred Heart women’s bowling team finished 16th at the Columbia 200 Music City Classic in Smyrna, TN. The team went 5-8 on the weekend knocking down 12,706 total pins. Rachel Bamford led the team, averaging 202.2 pins. Bamford finished 32nd out of 172 bowlers.
The monkey is officially off the backs of the Sacred Heart women’s lacrosse team as the Pioneers held off a late-charging UMass Lowell team to defeat the Riverhawks, 11-8, and score their first win of the season. An impressive performance from the Pioneers in multiple facets, SHU’s victory moves the team to 1-5 on the season while UMass Lowell falls to 3-6 with the outcome from Campus Field on Saturday afternoon.
The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western Squad completed competition at the IHSA Western Semi-finals at Florida State University. The Pioneers placed fifth overall at the tournament. Equestrian will now compete on Saturday Mar. 30 when the Pioneers Hunt Seat squad competes at the Hunt Seat Regional Championships at Connecticut College. Shows begin at 9:00 a.m.
BRONX, N.Y. - The Sacred Heart University baseball team split its doubleheader against LIU Brooklyn Saturday, winning game one 4-3 and falling 3-2 in game two. The Pioneers moved to to 5-12 on the season and 2-1 in the NEC, while LIU Brooklyn moved to 3-12 and 1-2 in NEC-play.
Ryan LaMay pitched a complete-game for the win in game one, earning his first win of the season.
The Sacred Heart University Softball Team (11-8 overall, 0-0 NEC) took two games at the Mason Invitational this morning as the Pioneers took the first game over Cornell 4-2 and the second against George Mason 5-1. The team concludes the Mason Invite tomorrow when they will face Cornell one more time for an 11:00 a.m. first pitch.
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. - The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team fell to Harvard, 3-0, Saturday afternoon on the road. The loss drops the Pioneers to 2-11 overall and 1-7 in the EIVA, while Harvard improves to 5-9 on the year and 5-3 in EIVA play.
Taylor Bloomquist led the Pioneers with nine kills, while Noah Ricchetti led SHU with 24 assists in the loss.
The Pioneers return to action on Thursday, Mar. 21, when the Pioneers play host to Kean at 6 p.m.
The Sacred Heart University Softball team blanked host George Mason University, 2-0, Friday evening in its second game at the Mason Invitational. The Pioneers improve to 9-8 on the year, while the Patriots fall to 6-10 on the season.
BRONX, N.Y. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated LIU Brooklyn 6-5 Friday afternoon at Houlihan Park to earn its first NEC win of the season. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 4-11 on the season and 1-0 in NEC-play, while LIU Brooklyn drops to 2-11 on the season and 0-1 in the NEC.
Cooper Thompson got the start and earned the win, giving up four runs on six hits and striking out five in six innings of work. Austin Markmann led the SHU offense, going 2-for-3 with three RBI’s in the win. Stephen Thibault, Justin Jordan and Alex Perry drove in a run apiece in the win.
The Sacred Heart University Women's Tennis team fell to Hofstra tonight by a final score of 4-3. The Pioneers will return to action on Sunday Mar. 24 when the Pioneers host Bryant. Matches begin at 5:30 p.m . at the Tennis Club of Trumbull.
The Sacred Heart University Men's Tennis team fell to Hofstra tonight by a final score of 4-3. The Pioneers will return to action on Thursday Mar. 21 when the Pioneers face Monmouth. Matches begin at 1:00 p.m.
Owners of the longest active win streak in the conference, the NEC’s hottest team in the Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse team heads into league play at home this Saturday against preseason favorite Robert Morris. Opening faceoff is set for Noon on Saturday from Campus Field. The game can be seen for free on NEC Front Row.
A great 2018-19 season came to an unfortunate end for the Sacred Heart women’s basketball team on Thursday night as the No. 2 seed Pioneers fell in the NEC Semifinals, 68-60, to the No. 4 seed Saint Francis U from the Pitt Center in a game televised on ESPN3. A difficult end to a successful campaign, the Pioneers conclude the season with a 19-12 overall mark while the defending NEC Champion Red Flash advance to their 18th NEC title game in program history.