Racing against the best competition the Northeast has to offer, the Sacred Heart women’s cross country team posted a 29th place finish out of 37 teams on a modified road course on Friday morning. Harvard claimed the victory with 92 team points on the day while the Pioneers’ 29th place result matches their 2018 NCAA Northeast Regional finish.
Racing against the best competition the Northeast has to offer, the Sacred Heart men’s cross country team posted a 35th place finish out of 37 teams on a modified road course on Friday morning. Harvard claimed the victory with 59 team points on the day.
Following a 71-44 domination of Hofstra at home on Sunday, the Sacred Heart women’s basketball team heads back on the road for a Saturday night showdown at Siena with tip-off set for 7:00 PM. These two sides are meeting for the fourth straight season, with SHU winning two of those three matchups including a 72-50 win in the Pioneers’ home opener in 2018-19. SHU is going for their second straight win following an impressive outing against the Pride wherein the Pioneers shot over 50 percent from the floor in the second half, outscoring Hofstra 42-20 in the final 20 minutes of play.
Sacred Heart University Men’s Soccer sophomore Segundo Navarro and junior Yoann Toko each received All-NEC honors as announced by the conference tonight. Navarro was named to All-NEC Second Team while Toko was named to the All-NEC Rookie Team.
Sacred Heart football graduate student Noah Provenzano was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 1 Football First Team, as announced by the organization on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Provenzano wins his first career CoSIDA Academic All-District honor and becomes the third player in program history to earn the distinctive academic honor. This announcement makes Provenzano immediately eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, which will be voted on by the CoSIDA membership and announced in December.
Owners of three straight wins, the Sacred Heart football team heads into their final home game of the 2019 season looking to make one final impression on the home fans as the Pioneers host Lehigh on Saturday at 12:00 PM. SHU will honor its 20-member Class of 2020 seniors prior to the start of play. This non-conference meeting with the Mountain Hawks is the Pioneers’ final non-conference game of the season as well as the first all-time meeting against Lehigh.
Making his first career start on Saturday, Sacred Heart redshirt freshman QB Marquez McCray helped lead the Pioneers to a convincing 41-7 home win over Wagner and for his efforts, McCray picked up Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week honors, as announced by the league on Monday afternoon.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Leading by just five at the halftime break, the Sacred Heart women’s basketball completely dominated the second half of play, outscoring the Pride 42-20 in the final 20 minutes of play to come away with a convincing 71-44 win over Hofstra on Sunday afternoon from the Pitt Center. The Pioneers up their win streak in home openers to three straight while improving to 1-1 overall while Hofstra falls to 1-1 on the season.
Sacred Heart sophomore RB Julius Chestnut has been named NEC Offensive Player of the Week by College Sports Madness, as announced on Sunday morning. Chestnut’s efforts on the ground helped lead the Pioneers to a 41-7 win over Wagner on Saturday afternoon in which SHU scored 41 unanswered points in the second half of play.
The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team placed second in its home-show this afternoon recording 30 points on the day. Local rival UCONN took first with 42 points. The Pioneers will return to action on Sunday, Nov. 17 when SHU competes at Hartford. Shows begin at 9:00 a.m.
The Sacred Heart University Swimming and Diving team fell to Assumption this morning by a final score of 107-93. The Pioneers will return to action on Friday, Nov. 22 when the Pioneers compete at Central Connecticut State. The meet begins at 10:00 a.m.
The Sacred Heart men’s fencing team completed a successful weekend at the Vassar Dual Meet, finishing with a 5-3 record in the eight-round meet. The Pioneers scored five straight wins to start the day with victories coming over Haverford, Yeshiva, West Point, Lafayette and Hunter before falling to Stevens, Drew Green and Incarnate Word to end the day.
The Sacred Heart women’s fencing team wrapped up competition at the Vassar Dual Meet on Sunday afternoon. In the team’s second meet of the season, the Pioneers concluded the day with a 4-4 record in eight matches throughout the day.
The Sacred Heart University Women’s Ice Hockey team picked up the game two victory over LIU this afternoon after a game-winning penalty shot goal in overtime by senior Victoria Grimmer propelled the Pioneers to the 5-4 victory. SHU will return to action on Friday Nov. 15 when the Pioneers travel to face Franklin Pierce. Puck-drop is set for 8:00 p.m.
Trailing 7-0 at the half, the Sacred Heart football team put on an inspired second half effort, scoring 41 unanswered points to topple Wagner, 41-7, from Campus Field on Saturday afternoon. A third straight league win pushes SHU to 6-4 overall and 4-2 in Northeast Conference play while the Seahawks fall back to 1-9 overall and 1-4 in the conference.
The Sacred Heart University Wrestling team kicked off the 2019 season this morning as the Pioneers defeated EIWA rival LIU by a final score of 26-12 while falling to Utah Valley 40-3. SHU will return to action on Sunday Nov. 24 when the Pioneers compete at the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Sacred Heart University Men’s Ice Hockey team took the second game of the two-game home-and-home series against Holy Cross tonight as the Pioneers walked out of the Hart Center with a 4-2 victory. The Pioneers will return to action on Friday, Nov. 15 when SHU travels to Rochester, N.Y. to take on RIT. Puck-drop is set for 7:05 p.m.
The Sacred Heart field hockey team closed its season with a 2-1 loss in the Northeast Conference semifinals to top-seeded Fairfield on Friday afternoon from the campus of Wagner College. Kelsy Hopkins was the goal-scorer for the fourth-seeded Pioneers (5-15, 3-3 NEC), who gave the nationally-ranked Stags (17-2, 6-0 NEC) everything they could handle throughout the course of play.
The Sacred Heart women’s basketball team hosts Hofstra on Sunday for the Pioneers’ 2019-20 home opener with tip-off set for 1:00 PM from the Pitt Center. A season removed from going 10-5 at home, the Pioneers are coming off a 95-69 loss at Seton Hall on Wednesday in what was the first game of the 2019-20 season for both teams. Six of the nine Pioneers to see the floor in that game were playing in their first career game for SHU but none shined more than Western Carolina transfer Nikki Johnson who pumped in a career-high 25 points in her first game wearing the red and white.
The Sacred Heart University Women's Ice Hockey team fell to LIU this afternoon by a final score of 4-3. The Pioneers will look to rebound from the defeat tomorrow when they travel to LIU to complete the home-and-home set. Puck-drop is set for 4:15 p.m.