The Sacred Heart men's volleyball team released its 2019 schedule on Wednesday, Dec. 26. The Pioneers will play 13 matches at the Pitt Center, including the season-opener on Jan. 11 against UC San Diego.
The Pioneers will continue its seven-game homestand to open the season by, taking on Stevens Tech on Jan. 15 and St. Joseph's on Jan. 19. SHU will then take on Harvard on Jan. 24, followed by Kean on Jan. 30 and Purdue Fort Wayne on Feb. 1. The Pioneers will wrap the homestand on Feb. 2 vs Ball State.
SHU opens EIVA conference play on Feb. 15, when the Pioneers travel to take on Saint Francis U, followed by a contest at Penn State on Feb. 16. SHU then returns Feb. 22-23 to take on NJIT and Princeton. The Pioneers travel to take on George Mason on Mar. 1-2. After a brief two-week hiatus, SHU returns to the court to take on Harvard on the road on Mar. 16. The Pioneers close March with a match versus Penn State on Mar. 30 and a road contest against Saint Francis U on Mar. 31.
SHU opens April with matches against NJIT and Princeton on the fifth and sixth. The Pioneers close the regular-season with three-consecutive home matches, starting with Springfield on Apr. 10. SHU closes the season against Charleston on Apr. 12 and 13.