2016-17 Sacred Heart Baseball News

March 26, 2017
CCSU Denies Pioneers A Series Sweep On Sunday Afternoon
The Sacred Heart baseball team looked to pick up its first series sweep of the season but were denied as CCSU took final game of the weekend series, 2-1 at CCSU Baseball Field on Sunday afternoon.

March 25, 2017
Capozziello's Sacrifice Fly Gives Pioneers Walkoff Win over CCSU
The Pioneers (7-14, 2-0 NEC) clinched their first Northeast Conference series win of the season with the victory over the Blue Devils (9-10, 3-2 NEC) on Saturday afternoon.

March 24, 2017
Pioneers Top CCSU in NEC Opener
The Sacred Heart Baseball team opened Northeast Conference play with a 6-2 victory over CCSU at CCSU Baseball Field on Friday afternoon.

March 22, 2017
Baseball Home Series This Weekend Shifts to CCSU
The Sacred Heart baseball team’s series with CCSU this coming weekend has been moved to CCSU Baseball Field due to unplayable field conditions at Harbor Yard.

March 21, 2017
Pioneers Drop Midweek Tilt to URI

March 20, 2017
Tuesday's Baseball Game Moved to URI
The Sacred Heart baseball team’s home opener against the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday, March 21 has been moved to Bill Beck Field in Kingston, R.I. First Pitch is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

March 19, 2017
Pioneers Fall in Series Finale at Fordham
The Sacred Heart baseball team fell in the series finale to Fordham 8-1 on Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers (5-13) committed five errors on the afternoon as the Rams (6-9) completed the series sweep at Houlihan Park.

March 17, 2017
Fordham Sweeps Doubleheader over Pioneers
The Sacred Heart Baseball team was swept in a doubleheader by Fordham at Houlihan Park on Friday afternoon. The Rams (5-9) shutout the Pioneers (5-12), 1-0 in game one and picked up the 2-1 in walk off win in game two.

March 16, 2017
Baseball Announces Schedule Changes for Weekend
Pioneers will play Fordham in a three-game series this weekend.

March 12, 2017
Pioneers Comeback Halted as Hawaii takes Finale, 6-5
The Sacred Heart baseball team battled back-and-forth with Hawaii but the home team prevailed with the 6-5 victory in the series finale on Sunday night at Les Murakami Stadium.

March 11, 2017
Pioneers Downed by Hawaii on Saturday Night
The Rainbow Warriors (9-5) offense took hold of the game with two three-run innings to clinch the series win over the Pioneers (5-9).

March 10, 2017
Pioneers Offense Held to Three Hits in 4-1 Loss to Hawaii
The Pioneers (5-8) were held to just one run on three hits by the Rainbow Warriors (8-5) starter Brendan Hornung as the right hander threw a complete game at Les Murakami Stadium.

March 9, 2017
Baseball Falls to Hawaii 6-3 in Series Opener
Capoziello & Doyle go 3-for-4 but Pioneers fall 6-3 in opening game.

March 6, 2017
Keith Klebart Named NEC Player of the Week
Sacred Heart baseball captain Keith Klebart was named Northeast Conference Player of the Week after a stellar weekend at the plate in the Pioneers series split against Seattle University.

March 5, 2017
Redhawks Rally Past Pioneers 6-4 for Series Split
The Sacred Heart baseball team dropped the series finale against Seattle University, 6-4 on Sunday afternoon. The RedHawks (4-7) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to split the four-game series at Bannerwood Park.

March 4, 2017
Bats Come Alive in Game Two as Baseball Earns Split in Doubleheader
The Sacred Heart offense exploded in game two of the doubleheader to earn the split against Seattle University on Saturday.

March 3, 2017
Pioneers Friday Night Game at Seattle U Canceled Due to Rain
The Friday night contest between the Sacred Heart baseball team and Seattle University has been canceled due to rain.

March 2, 2017
Two-Three Run Innings Propel Pioneers Past Seattle U in Series Opener
The Sacred Heart baseball team opened up its eight-game west coast trip with a 6-3 win against Seattle University at Bannerwood Park on Thursday night.

February 27, 2017
Baylor Sundahl Earns NEC Pitcher of the Week
Sacred Heart baseball sophomore Baylor Sundahl was named Northeast Conference Pitcher of the Week after his strong outing on the bump for the Pioneers in Friday’s 6-0 win in game two over NYIT.

February 25, 2017
Pioneers Close Out Game Two 6-0, Take Series Finale Against NYIT 6-2
The Sacred Heart baseball team finished off the series with two victories over NYIT on Saturday afternoon at Angelo Lorenzo Field.

February 24, 2017
Baseball Topped 4-3 by NYIT in Game One, Holds 6-0 Lead in Game Two
The Sacred Heart baseball team dropped game one of Friday’s doubleheader at NYIT 4-3 after the Bears walked off with an RBI walk from Jeffrey Tabares in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Pioneers got off to a stellar start in game two holding the 6-0 lead into the top of the ninth inning before play was suspended for darkness. The game will resume tomorrow morning at 10am, before to the series finale.

February 20, 2017
Brown Earns NEC Co-Rookie of The Week After Stellar Opening Weekend
Sacred Heart baseball freshman second baseman Elijah Brown earned NEC Co-Rookie of the Week after his sensational weekend to start the 2017 season. The rookie batted .500 (7-for-14) with one RBI, four runs scored and displayed patient eye at the plate, drawing team-high four walks for an impressive on base percentage of .611 in the opening series against Florida Gulf Coast.

February 19, 2017
Baseball Drops Series Finale to FGCU, 5-1
The Sacred Heart baseball team fell 5-1 in the series finale against FGCU at Swanson Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Pioneers (1-3) out hit the Eagles (3-1) 8-7, but were unable cross the plate against the Eagles pitching.

February 18, 2017
Pioneers Fall to FGCU in Doubleheader
The Sacred Heart baseball team couldn’t out swing the FGCU offense as the Eagles swept both games in Saturday’s doubleheader at Swanson Stadium. The Eagles (2-1) rallied from 6-0 deficit to take game one from the Pioneers (1-2) 13-8. FGCU took game two, 9-3.

February 17, 2017
Pioneers Open 2017 with 10-5 Victory over FGCU
The Sacred Heart baseball team opened its 2017 season with a 10-5 win over FGCU at Swanson Stadium on Friday night.

February 9, 2017
Baseball Picked Third In NEC Preseason Coaches Poll
The Sacred Heart baseball team was selected to finish third in the 2017 Northeast Conference Preseason Coaches Poll on Friday afternoon.

December 1, 2016
SHU Baseball Welcomes Six to Class of 2021
Head Coach Nick Giaquinto announced announced on Thursday that six players have signed a National Letter of Intent to the Sacred Heart baseball team. Isiah Daubon, Trevor Fagan, Joseph Greco, Ryan LaMay, Thomas Pinto and Cooper Thompson join the Pioneers as the first members of the SHU Baseball class of 2021.

November 28, 2016
SHU Baseball to Hold 20th Annual “Winter Workouts” Baseball Camp
Head Coach Nick Giaquinto and assistant coaches Wayne Mazzoni, Nick Restaino and the Sacred Heart baseball team announced the dates for the 20th annual “Winter Workouts Camp” held at the William H. Pitt Center.

November 15, 2016
SHU Baseball Releases 2017 Schedule
Sacred Heart Head Baseball Coach Nick Giaquinto announced the schedule for 2017 baseball season on Tuesday. Their 52-game regular season slate begins February 24 with a weekend series at NYIT.

November 1, 2016
Giaquinto Handing Reins Of SHU Baseball To Restaino Following 2017 Season
29-year head coach has 608 wins with Pioneers; Restaino is in third season with the SHU staff

September 23, 2016
Where Are They Now? SHU Baseball Well Represented in 2016 MiLB Season
Four Sacred Heart baseball alumni had great success in 2016 on their journey through minor league baseball. Zack Short, Jason Foley, Kody Kerski and Troy Scribner represented the Pioneers at different levels of minor league ball this past season.

September 7, 2016
SHU Baseball Announces Three Captains for 2017
Sacred Heart Head Baseball Coach Nick Giaquinto has announced that Jake Friar, Ted Shaw, and Keith Klebart will be captains for the upcoming 2017 season.