• SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down Ep. 4- Julius Chestnut
    May 26, 2020
    We caught up with SHU Football rising junior Julius Chestnut in episode 4 of the SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down series! Dan Gardella checks in to see what he's been doing during the offseason, looking ahead to the next season and a recap of the season before! #WeAreSHU
  • Swimming and Diving Welcomes in 16 to Class of 2024
    May 26, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Swimming and Diving Head Coach John Spadafina announced the signing of 16 new members to join the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
  • SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down- Emily Peter
    May 22, 2020
    We caught up with SHU Swimming and Diving junior Emily Peter in episode 3 of the SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down series! Dan Gardella checks in to see what she's been doing during the offseason, looking ahead to the next season and a recap of the season before!
  • McIntosh Named to USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team
    May 20, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Men's Volleyball senior Timothy McIntosh was named to the USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team as announced by the association last night. The team includes five outside hitters, five middle blockers, two opposites, two setters and two liberos.
  • Pioneers Set Above National Average NCAA Academic Progress Rate In Recent NCAA APR Rating
    May 19, 2020
    28 Sacred Heart University Athletic teams averaged an NCAA Academic Progress rate of 984 which is one point above the 983 rate of the national average among all Division I athletic programs.
  • SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down with Zach Pfaffenberger
    May 19, 2020
    We caught up with SHU Men's Basketball forward Zach Pfaffenberger in this episode of the SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down! Dan Gardella checks in to see what he's been doing during the offseason, looking ahead to the next season and a recap of the season before!
  • Women's Tennis Signs Seven to Class of 2024
    May 18, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Women’s Tennis Head Coach William Boe-Wiegaard announced the signing of seven member’s to join the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
  • SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down with Adrianne Hagood
    May 18, 2020
    We caught up with SHU Women's Basketball junior guard Adrianne Hagood in this weeks SHU Student-Athlete Sit Down! Dan Gardella checks in to see what she's been doing during the offseason, looking ahead to the next season and a recap of the season before! Take a listen! #WeAreSHU
  • Men's Tennis Inks Five to Join Team for 2020-21 Season
    May 14, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Men’s Tennis Head Coach William Boe-Wiegaard announced the signing of five member’s to join the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season.
  • Happy 70th Birthday Bobby!
    May 13, 2020
    We have a special message for our outstanding Athletic Director Bobby Valentine as he celebrates his 70th birthday today! Hope you have an amazing day Bobby! #WeAreSHU
  • Three Teams Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards
    May 12, 2020
    The top level of academic achievement by Sacred Heart University Student-Athletes were recognized on a national level Tuesday afternoon with the announcement of this year’s NCAA Public Recognition Awards. A total of three teams were recognized for having a multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) score that ranked in the top 10 percent of their sport nationwide.
  • Talwar and Kim Named to All-New England Division I Golf Team
    May 11, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Men’s Golf junior Saptak Talwar (New Delhi, India) and sophomore Nathan Kim (Los Angeles, CA) were named to the 2019-2020 All-New England Division I Golf Team for the second year in a row.
  • 16 Members Of Equestrian Named to IHSA All-Academic Teams
    May 08, 2020
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team had a total of 16 riders named to the IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) All-Academic teams as announced by the association in April. Five members were named to the IHSA First-Team All-Academic while 11 were named to the IHSA Second-Team All-Academic.
  • Men’s Soccer Signs 11 to 2020 Roster
    May 04, 2020
    The Sacred Heart University men's soccer program is adding Drew David (Denver, CO), Lucas Miquel Castrillo (Aranda de Duero, Spain), Grady Kozak (Middletown, MA), William Pearce (Castle Hill, Australia), Gavin Neumeyer (Monroe, CT), Olliver Persson (Haugesund, Norway), Giovanni Amato (West Orange, NJ), Eduardo Costa (Sao Joao Da Madeira, Portugal), Matthew Machan (Monroe, CT), Ultan Heenan-Roberts (Portland, OR) and Justin Siegel (Ramsey, NJ) to the 2020 recruiting class announced head coach Joe Barroso.
  • Wrestling Posts Nation's Seventh Best GPA
    April 30, 2020
    The Sacred Heart University wrestling team posted the seventh-best team grade-point-average in the country this fall. The 46 student-athletes on the Pioneers wrestling roster combined for a GPA of 3.3765. The top-30 All-Academic Team list was announced by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.
  • Eight Student-Athletes Earns Honors At SHU Academic Festival
    April 29, 2020
    Marisa Otto and Jeffrey Young teamed up to win Provost's Award
  • Cielo Named Hartford HealthCare Connecticut Courage Award Winner
    April 27, 2020
    Senior Bryana Cielo of the Sacred Heart University swimming and diving team, has been chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America, in association with Hartford HealthCare, a recipient of the Hartford HealthCare Connecticut Courage Award. Rebecca Lobo, the program ambassador, will present Cielo with a plaque virtually and SHU with a $1,500 donation to the general scholarship fund in Cielo's name to help future students achieve their dreams.
  • Bishop Drafted By NWHL's Connecticut Whale
    April 29, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Women’s Ice Hockey senior Maddie Bishop was drafted into the NWHL (National Women’s Hockey League) in the fifth round by the Connecticut Whale.
  • Women's Basketball Announces Four Newcomers
    April 27, 2020
    Coach Mannetti announced first-years; Tiffany Hammond and Kelsey Wood, and two transfers, Wil’lisha Jackson and Olivia Tucker
  • Anosike Tabbed All-MET Second Team
    April 20, 2020
    Junior is only 13th player in NEC history to average a double-double for an entire season
  • Talwar Named To GCAA PING All-Northeast Region Team
    April 20, 2020
    Junior is first Pioneer honoree since 2014
  • Latina Announces Signing Of Dutreil, Harris and Sixsmith
    April 17, 2020
    Trio join Galette and Johnson as newcomers for the Pioneers 2020-21 roster
  • Four Pioneers Named to All-NIRA Tier II Team
    April 17, 2020
    Four Sacred Heart women's rugby players headlined the 2019 National Intercollegiate Rugby Association All-American Selections following the Fall 15's Championship. Senior Tyffany Brisbane at inside center, senior Kaylee Hale at lock and sophomore flanker Nia Williams were all named to the first team in Tier 2.  Junior Isabel Cuddy was an honorable mention at outside center. 
  • Cotton and McIlmurray Tabbed NCAA Men's Hockey Statistical Champions
    April 14, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Men’s Ice Hockey seniors Austin McIlmurray and Jason Cotton were tabbed NCAA Statistical Champions by the association earlier this morning. Cotton was tabbed the statistical champion in short-handed goals, and McIlmurray was named statistical champion in power-play goals.
  • Pioneers SAAC Raises Third Highest Total In NEC Money Wars
    April 13, 2020
    SHU raised over $1,400 in annual fundraising competition amongst NEC schools
  • Final NTCA Poll Ranks Bowling 14th In Nation
    April 13, 2020
    SHU won the NEC regular season title
  • Support Our Local Sponsors!
    April 09, 2020
    Looking for a way to help support the local SHU Community during these difficult times? Please consider supporting partners of SHU Athletics that support our student-athletes all year long. Info on each of our partners can be found below.
  • Cotton and Lee Named CCM/AHCA Hockey Division 1 All-Americans
    April 12, 2020
    Sacred Heart University Men's Ice Hockey seniors Mike Lee and Jason Cotton were named to AHCA (American Hockey Coaches Association) All-American Teams as announced by the AHCA late last night during the Hobey Baker Award presentation. Both players were named to the All-American second team.
  • Bamford, Anosike Earn NEC Scholar-Athlete Of The Year Honors
    April 06, 2020
    Duo honored for athletic and academic excellence
  • Bowling Earns NEC Sportsmanship Award
    April 01, 2020
    The Pioneers have won the award in consecutive seasons.
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