2014-15 Sacred Heart Men's Volleyball News

  • Arcala, Logosh, Mackenzie, Satagaj Named EIVA All-Academic
    April 28, 2015
    Austin Arcala, Enzo Mackenzie and Ray Satagaj were named to the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association’s All-Academic Team Tuesday morning as announced by the conference.
  • Mackenzie, Vonholt Earn All-EIVA Honors
    April 27, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie and Travis Vonholt have earned All-EIVA honors as announced by the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Monday afternoon. For Mackenzie, being named to the All-EIVA First Team is his second time receiving conference honors having been named to the All-EIVA Second Team.
  • Mackenzie Ties Season High 22 Kills in Season Finale
    April 25, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie tied a season-best with 22 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell to Harvard in five sets in the 2015 season finale. After trading set wins, the Crimson bested the Pioneers 15-8 in the deciding set to end SHU’s season at 12-13 and 3-9 against Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association teams, as Harvard improved to 13-11 and 7-5 against conference opponents.
  • Sacred Heart Overcome by George Mason on Senior Day
    April 18, 2015
    After taking the first two sets 25-17 and 25-19, the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team couldn’t stop George Mason’s comeback resulting in a 3-2 loss on Senior Day. Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the Pioneers with 17 kills, while Chris DeLucie (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) posted a double-double with 10 kills and 10 digs as the Pioneers fall to an even 12-12 on the season and 3-8 in EIVA play.
  • Pioneers Take a Set from No. 7 Penn State in 3-1 Loss
    April 11, 2015
    Christopher DeLucie (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) led the Pioneers with 12 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team took a set from No. 7 Penn State in the 3-1 loss Saturday afternoon. The loss drops SHU to 12-11 on the season and 3-7 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association play, while the Nittany Lions continue to be undefeated (9-0) in conference and improve to 15-9 overall.
  • Mackenzie's 22 Kills Not Enough as SHU Falls to Saint Francis 3-2
    April 10, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the match with 22 kills hitting .341 as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team lost one of the closest matches of the year 3-2 to Saint Francis U on the road Friday night. Junior Austin Arcala (Long Beach, Calif.)posted a double-double with 14 kills and 10 assists as the Pioneers fall to 12-10 on the season and 3-6 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association play.
  • Travis Vonholt Earns First EIVA Offensive Player of the Week Honor
    April 06, 2015
    Junior Travis Vonholt (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) has been selected as the EIVA Offensive Player of the Week after leading Sacred Heart to a pair of 3-0 wins in EIVA play.
  • Men's Volleyball Rolls To 3-0 Sweep Of Princeton
    April 04, 2015
    Pioneers hit .571, with just four errors, in the match
  • Zardo Leads SHU to 3-0 Win Over NJIT
    April 03, 2015
    Eduardo Zardo (Brasilia, Brazil) totaled 43 assists in the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team’s 3-0 defeat of NJIT Friday night on Coach Bike Court. Zardo commanded the offense making way for Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) to lead the match with 14 kills. The win improves the Pioneers’ record to 11-9 on the season and 2-5 against Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Associate opponents, while the Highlanders fall to 8-10 this season and 0-6 in conference play.
  • Mackenzie's 21 Kills Not Enough; SHU Falls to George Mason 3-2
    March 27, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the match with 21 kills as the men’s volleyball took George Mason to five sets Friday night. The fifth set was close in the beginning before the Patriots went on a 7-2 streak that the Pioneers could never come back from clinching George Mason’s tenth win of the season. Sophomore setter Eduardo Zardo (Brasilia, Brazil) totaled 53 assists as SHU fell to 10-9 this season and 1-5 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball action with the 3-2 loss.
  • Vonholt, Mackenzie, Arcala Lead SHU to 3-1 Win Over Marymount
    March 21, 2015
    A trio of Pioneers led Saturday night’s match with 11 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team downed Marymount (VA) 3-1 on Coach Bike Court. Junior middleblocker Travis Vonholt (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) hit .625, converting 11 of his 16 attacks for kills as SHU improves to 10-8 on the season. The loss drops the Saints to 10-17.
  • Men's Volleyball Survives Barton in Five Set Win
    March 13, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) hit a match-leading 19 kills in the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team’s five-set win over Barton Friday night on Coach Bike Court. Sophomore setter Eduardo Zardo (Brasilia, Brazil) averaged 9.8 assists per set racking up 49 throughout the match that improved SHU’s season record to 9-8.
  • Men's Volleyball Completes Sweep of Coker Invitational
    March 08, 2015
    Michael Comens led the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team to two wins with 27 kills on Sunday completing the Pioneers’ four-game sweep of this weekend’s Coker Invitational. The wins over Holy Names and Marymount improve SHU’s season record to an even 8-8.
  • Men's Volleyball Sweeps Emmanuel and Coker at Coker Invitational
    March 07, 2015
    The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team picked up a pair of sweeps on the opening day of the Coker Invitational against Emmanuel and Coker. Austin Arcala (Long Beach, Calif.) led the Pioneers for the day with 20 kills throughout the two matches. With the two wins, improves SHU’s record to 6-7 for the year.
  • Arcala's Season High Not Enough; SHU Swept by Saint Francis U
    February 28, 2015
    Austin Arcala led all players with a season-best 18 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team stumbled against Saint Francis U Saturday night on Coach Bike Courts. Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) was right behind him with sixteen kills of his own as the Pioneers fell in three straight sets dropping their record to 4-8 overall and 1-4 against Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association opponents.
  • Men's Volleyball Swept by Penn State
    February 27, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led all players with 14 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team was swept by Penn State Friday night on Coach Bike Court. Raymond Satagaj (Rocky Hill, Conn.) posted an errorless match hitting .500 (4-for-8) as the Pioneers fall to 4-7 on the season and 1-3 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association action, while Penn State improves to 5-9 overall and 3-0 against conference opponents.
  • Mackenzie and Arcala Lead Pioneers to Sweep of Coker
    February 21, 2015
    The Sacred Heart University men's volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep of visiting Coker College in a non-conference match at the Pitt Center Saturday night. The victory improved the Pioneers to 3-4 overall, while the Cobras fell to 1-11.
  • Sacred Heart Set to Stream 33 Spring Events on NEC Front Row
    February 19, 2015
    The Sacred Heart University Department of Athletics announced the spring NEC Front Row broadcast schedule on Tuesday. The Pioneers will offer 33 home spring events, free of charge, for fans, either live or on demand on the Northeast Conference’s free digital streaming network NEC Front Row.
  • Pioneers Swept by Princeton
    February 14, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the Pioneer with 14 kills and teammate Doug Dzema (Manalapan, N.J.) posted an errorless match as the Sacred Heart men’s basketball team was swept by Princeton Saturday night. SHU falls to 3-6 on the season and 1-2 in Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association play.
  • Mackenzie, Zardo Lead Pioneers to First EIVA Win of Season Over NJIT
    February 12, 2015
    nzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the Sacred Heart Men’s volleyball team to its first Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association win of the 2015 season over NJIT 3-1 with 20 kills on Thursday night. The senior hit .517 leading the Pioneers to their best hitting percentage of the season, .383, in large part due to Eduardo Zardo’s (Basilia, Brazil) 50 assists, as they move to 3-5 on the season and 1-1 in conference play.
  • SHU Survives New Paltz in Five Sets
    February 07, 2015
    The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team stunned the No. 4 New Paltz St. Hawks in a five-set win on Saturday night. The Pioneers put forth a total team effort as three players recorded double-digit kills. Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) led the way with fifteen kills. SHU capitalized on the Hawks twenty-seven errors, and its energy and determination powered the team to its second victory of the season.
  • Zardo Tallies 47 Assists as Pioneers Fall to Harvard
    February 06, 2015
    Despite starting off strong, the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team could not overcome No. 15 Harvard Crimson in Friday night’s Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association opener on Coach Bike Court in the William H. Pitt Center. Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) led the match racking up eighteen kills as the Pioneers fell in four sets. Travis Vonholt (Lindenhurst, New York) totaled eleven kills himself. Eduardo Zardo (Brasilia, Brazil) was impressive in the match tallying 47 assists as SHU falls to 1-5 on the season and Harvard improves to 5-3.
  • Pioneers Downed by No. 3 Lewis
    January 31, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the Pioneers with nine kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell to No. 3 Lewis in three straight sets Saturday night. The SHU offense struggled against the Flyers only hitting .029 combined as they fall to 1-4 on the season, while Lewis improves to 8-1.
  • Pioneers Swept by No. 1 Loyola
    January 30, 2015
    Junior Austin Arcala (Long Beach, Calif.) led the Pioneers with 10 kills as the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team was swept by No. 1 Loyola Friday night. Middle attack Doug Dzema (Manalapan, N.J.) hit .800, recording an errorless match, as SHU falls to 1-2 on the young season.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to No. 14 Ball State 3-0
    January 24, 2015
    The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team fell in three straight sets to No. 14 Ball State Saturday evening. Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the Pioneers with 11 kills, but the SHU offense could not find an answer for 23 Cardinal blocks. Eduardo Zardo (Brasillia, Brazil) tallied twenty assists as the Pioneers drop to 1-2 on the season, and Ball State improves to 5-1.
  • Pioneers Push No. 11 IPFW to the Limit, Fall in Five Sets
    January 23, 2015
    The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team battled the No. 11 IPFW Mastodons in a hotly contested five-set match Friday night in the William H. Pitt Center. The Pioneers captured the second set 28-26 and the fourth 25-17 to force a decisive fifth set. Sacred Heart played well, but the Mastodons escaped with the victory. The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-1 on the season, while IPFW improves to 3-2.
  • Men's Volleyball Opens 2015 Season with 3-2 Win
    January 17, 2015
    Enzo Mackenzie (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) hit a match-leading 22 kills in the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team’s season-opening win over Stevens Tech Saturday afternoon. Rookie Trent Thompson (Kailua, Hawaii) posted a double-double in his collegiate debut tallying 14 kills and 10 digs in the five-set win.
  • Men's Volleyball Tabbed Seventh in EIVA Preseason Poll
    December 30, 2014
    The Sacred Heart men’s volleyball team was picked to finish seventh in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association preseason poll. 2015 Champion Penn State was once again voted to finish atop the conference by the league’s seven head coaches.
  • Men's Volleyball Signs Two to Class of 2019
    December 12, 2014
    Head Coach Kalani Efstathiou announced the Sacred Heart men’s volleyball Class of 2018 Friday afternoon.
  • Men's Volleyball Alumnus Patrick Bihn to Receive Alumni Association Volunteer of the Year Award
    September 08, 2014
    Sacred Heart men’s volleyball alumnus Patrick Bihn has been selected as the Sacred Heart University 2014 Alumni Association Volunteer of the Year. The award celebrates Bihn’s dedications and SHU spirit displayed through his hard work to bring other alumni to campus and engage them with the University in a meaningful way.
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