Coach Lausier and SHU Wrestling Complete #riding4wrestling

Coach Lausier and SHU Wrestling Complete #riding4wrestling

Update September 26, 2016

Head Coach Andy Lausier finishes his 1,116 mile bike ride that ends at the Scott Trade Center in St. Louis Missouri, the location that the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships will be held. The seven day voyage took Lausier thru nine states. To donate toward the incredible feat done by the SHU wrestling team go to: 

Update September 21, 2016

SHU head wrestling coach Andy Lausier looks to continue his travels with a ride of 150 miles today. Todays trek should end in Donegal, PA. Coach Lausier has his eyes set on Ohio tommorow.  

Update September 19, 2016

SHU head wrestling coach Andy Lausier began his 1,116 mile trek to Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri Monday morning in a warm rain. The 170 mile opening day ride saw a flat tire and an early fall, but neither hiccup hindered the ride.

Follow along on the  Riding4Wrestling Facebook page.



September 15, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.- Sacred Heart Wrestling prepares to launch the #riding4wrestling campaign this year starting September 19th. Head Coach Andy Lausier will cycle 1,116 miles to the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri the site of the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships, to raise money for the SHU Wrestling team. Simultaneously, SHU wrestlers look to cycle with their coach in a one-hour relay segment, for 24 hours around the clock, for 7 straight days, on the campus of Sacred Heart University. Also joining Coach Lausier in the first day of travel is Executive Director of Athletics Bobby Valentine.

After last years successful #MarchToMSG the coaches are eager to embark on this years new travel to St. Louis. Supporters of the program, and the sport, are encouraged to support the team by general donation. For more information on this exciting event, be sure to check out
 The Sacred Heart Wrestling team has a goal to reach $100,000 in their fundraiser that will help preserve the only Catholic institution of higher education in America with Division I Wrestling, as well as the only Division I Wrestling program in the State of Connecticut. Since 2012 SHU Wrestling has orchestrated an amazing comeback story, and the journey to the 2017 NCAA Championships in St. Louis begins with this campaign. With your support, Spinning 2 St. Louis will raise money and awareness for SHU Wrestling, providing enhanced opportunities for the student-athletes, establishing a sustainable future for the program, and ultimately preserving this most unique wrestling team. To donate to the cause be sure to visit

7 Days. 9 States. 1,116 miles. 65,411 Feet in Elevation

Depart Date/Locations:

Sept. 19th -  Departs: Sacred Heart University.

Sept. 19th – Day 1: East Stroudsburg, PA.

Sept 20th  -  Day 2: Shippensburg, PA.

Sept 21st  -  Day 3: Donegal, PA.

Sept 22nd – Day 4: Zanesville, OH.

Sept 23rd -  Day 5: Richmond, IN.

Sept 24th -  Day 6: Terra Haute, IN.

Sept 25th -  Day 7: St. Louis, MO.


Follow all the action this year at:

Twitter- @SHUBigRed

Instagram- @shubigred

Facebook- SacredHeartUniversityPioneers