Pioneers Battle St. Francis Brooklyn To a Draw       

Pioneers Battle St. Francis Brooklyn To a Draw       

BROOKLYN, N.Y.— The Sacred Heart men's soccer team battled Northeast Conference foe, St. Francis Brooklyn to a 0-0 double overtime tie on Friday night.

The Terriers (7-4-1, 1-0-1 NEC) outshot the Pioneers (3-8-1, 0-1-1 NEC) 14-6 on the night. The last tie for SHU was on September 24, 2016 with a 1-1 tie against Stony Brook. Sophomore CJ Weinstein had the Pioneers best scoring chance in the 37th minute but his shot missed just high over the cross bar. 

Sacred Heart had just two shots in the second half with one coming on goal off the boot of Weinstein. Neither team was able to find a shot on goal in overtime. Sophomore Robert Strain stopped all five shots on goal for the Pioneers while Roberto Bazzichetto stopped the lone shot by SHU. 

SHU will host CCSU on Sunday, October 16 at 3:00 pm.

First Half

  • Oscar Curras had SHU's first two shots of the game miss wide.
  • SHU caught a break as Collyns Laokandi's shot hit off the post at 10:53.
  • Strain stopped all three shots on goal in the opening half.

Second Half

  • Weinstein's shot on goal in the 76th minute was the Pioneers first shot of the second half against the tough Terriers defense.
  • Kieran Walsh had his shot sail high from 30 yards out in the 89th minute.


  • Neither team got a shot off in the first 10 minutes of overtime.

Second Overtime

  • Curras fired a shot from just outside the box at 115:27 but it sailed high over the net.
Pioneers Fall to CCSU, 1-0
October 15, 2017 Pioneers Fall to CCSU, 1-0