2017 Football News
February 7, 2018
SHU Football Finalizes 2018 Recruiting Class On National Signing Day
Sacred Heart University Head Football Coach Mark Nofri announced 18 commitments to the Pioneers’ Class of 2022 on National Signing Day Wednesday.
January 16, 2018
Andrew O’Neill Named An FCS ADA Academic All-Star
SHU football senior wide receiver Andrew O’Neill has been named to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.
December 22, 2017
SHU Football Welcomes Seven During Early Signing Period
The Sacred Heart football team welcomed seven newcomers during the new NCAA early signing period this week.
December 7, 2017
CJ Parvelus Earns Second Team All-ECAC Honors
Linebacker adds ECAC honor to All-New England and First Team All-NEC selection
December 6, 2017
Andrew O’Neill Named Finalist For STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award
Senior wide receiver Andrew O’Neill has been named one of 13 finalists for the 2017 STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award.
November 28, 2017
CJ Parvelus Named To All-New England Division I Football Team
Linebacker named All-New England For The Second Straight Season
November 22, 2017
SHU Football Earns Seven All-NEC Honors
Sacred Heart Football had seven student-athletes earn All-Northeast Conference honors on Wednesday.
November 18, 2017
Pioneers Fall To Wagner On Senior Day
On a day where the Sacred Heart football team honored its 22 seniors, the Pioneers lost their season finale 28-15 to the Wagner Seahawks at Campus Field.
November 16, 2017
Andrew O’Neill Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District I Football Team
Senior wide receiver Andrew O’Neill of the Sacred Heart football team was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 1 Football Team on Thursday by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America.
November 15, 2017
Football Hosts Wagner For Senior Day Saturday
The Sacred Heart football team closes the 2017 season on Saturday when it hosts the Wagner Seahawks at Noon for Senior Day.
November 13, 2017
Whitaker And Ennis Earn NEC Weekly Honors
Sacred Heart defensive back Khaamal Whitaker and wide receiver earned weekly honors from the Northeast Conference on Monday for their efforts in last Saturday’s 16-7 win at Saint Francis U.
November 11, 2017
SHU Takes Down Red Flash 16-7
Pioneers' defense leads SHU to first win over Saint Francis U since 2011
November 8, 2017
Pioneers Face Red Flash Saturday
The Sacred Heart football team hits the road one final time in the 2017 season Saturday when it takes on Saint Francis U at 12 p.m.
November 6, 2017
Ennis Earns Second NEC Rookie Of The Week Honor
Sacred Heart freshman wide receiver Ezekiel Ennis earned his second Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week award on Monday.
November 4, 2017
Duke Sets Three School Records As Late Rally Falls Short At Bryant
Despite a record-setting day by senior quarterback Kevin Duke, a late fourth quarter rally was not enough for the Sacred Heart football team to get past the Bryant Bulldogs in a 48-45 loss at Beirne Stadium.
November 1, 2017
Pioneers Travel To Bryant For Showdown On ESPN3
SHU Football looks to get back in the win column Saturday when it travels to Bryant for a 12 p.m. showdown on ESPN3.
October 28, 2017
SHU Falls To 1-2 In NEC After 37-21 Loss To Duquesne
O'Neill goes for 100 yards receiving as Parvelus sets career high with 16 tackles
October 26, 2017
Pioneers Host First-Place Dukes Saturday At Noon
The Sacred Heart football team returns to Campus Field this Saturday, hosting the first-place Duquesne Dukes at Noon.
October 23, 2017
Whitaker and Turner Earn NEC Weekly Honors
Sacred Heart defensive backs Khaamal Whitaker and Joshua Turner earned weekly honors from the Northeast Conference on Monday for their play in the Pioneers’ 21-14 win at Robert Morris on Saturday.
October 21, 2017
Pioneers Win In Dramatic Fashion At Robert Morris
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Sacred Heart football team severed a four-game drought owning Robert Morris, 21-14 in a road Northeast Conference thriller, Saturday afternoon at Joe Walton Stadium. Khaamal Whitaker’s interception resulting in a touchdown for the Pioneers’ put the visitors in front and mounted an advantage the Colonials would fail to combat. The Pioneers level their league clip to 1-1 while the hosts have now tacked on their second loss of the conference season.
October 18, 2017
SHU Football Resumes NEC Play At Robert Morris Saturday
Pioneers look to continue four-game winning streak over Colonials
October 16, 2017
Ezekiel Ennis Named NEC Rookie of the Week
Freshman wide receiver earns second NEC weekly honor after career receiving day against Dartmouth
October 14, 2017
SHU Falters Late In 29-26 Loss To Dartmouth
The Sacred Heart football team lost its fourth consecutive game Saturday, falling 29-26 to the Dartmouth Big Green in front of a single-game record football crowd of 5,569 at Campus Field. Two late turnovers kept the Pioneers from being able to tie the Big Green.
October 11, 2017
Football Hosts Dartmouth For Family Weekend
The Sacred Heart football team wraps up its non-conference slate Saturday when it hosts Dartmouth at Campus Field at 1 p.m. Saturday for Family Weekend.
September 30, 2017
Pioneers Fall To Rival CCSU 26-15 On Homecoming
The Sacred Heart football team opened Northeast Conference play Saturday night with a 26-13 loss to the Central Connecticut Blue Devils at Campus Field for Homecoming.
September 27, 2017
Pioneers Host Rival CCSU For Homecoming Saturday
The Sacred Heart football team returns to Campus Field Saturday night at 5 p.m., hosting the Central Connecticut Blue Devils for Homecoming. The game is also the conference opener for both teams. Saturday night’s game will be broadcast on ESPN3.
September 25, 2017
Ennis Named NEC Special Teams Player of the Week
Freshman wide receiver Ezekiel Ennis was named the Northeast Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday.
September 23, 2017
Last-Second Field Goal Gets Bucknell Past SHU 34-31
The Sacred Heart football team rallied from two double-digit deficits to tie the Bucknell Bison Saturday night at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium, but a 46-yard field goal by John Burdick on the last play of regulation gave Bucknell a 34-31 win.
September 20, 2017
Pioneers Close Road Swing At Bucknell Saturday Night
The Sacred Heart football team closes its three-game road swing Saturday night when it takes on the Bucknell Bison at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium at 6 p.m.
September 16, 2017
SHU Football Falls To Stony Brook on Saturday Night
The Sacred Heart football team was held to a season-low 206 yards offense in a 45-7 loss to Stony Brook University at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
September 13, 2017
SHU Football Travels To Stony Brook Saturday Night
The SHU football team looks to continue its strong start to the 2017 season Saturday when it travels across Long Island Sound to face the Stony Brook Seawolves at 6 p.m.
September 9, 2017
Pioneers Run Away In Second Half For 38-24 Win At Lafayette
Led by a combined 197 rushing yards from Jordan Meachum and Ose Imeokparia, the Sacred Heart football team defeated the Lafayette Leopards 38-24 at Fisher Stadium.
September 6, 2017
Football Travels to Lafayette For Saturday Night Showdown
After winning its fifth consecutive season opener last Saturday night, the Sacred Heart football team travels to face the Lafayette Leopards on Saturday at 6 p.m.
September 4, 2017
Kevin Duke Named NEC Offensive Player of the Week
Sacred Heart senior quarterback Kevin Duke was named the Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday for his efforts in SHU’s 42-3 win over Stetson Saturday night.
September 2, 2017
Pioneers Rush Past Stetson In Season Opener 42-3
The Sacred Heart football team rushed for 301 yards Saturday night as the Pioneers defeated the Stetson Hatters 42-3 in the season opener at Campus Field.
August 31, 2017
SHU SAAC To Accept Donations For Harvey Victims At Home Opener
The students will be accepting donations on behalf of the American Red Cross
August 29, 2017
SHU Opens 2017 Season Saturday Against Stetson For Heroes Day
The Sacred Heart Football team opens its 2017 season Saturday night at Campus Field, hosting the Stetson Hatters for Heroes Day.
August 27, 2017
SHU Football Preseason Report: Week 3
August 27, 2017
Second Annual Hero's Day Set For Football Opener September 2
Pioneers host Stetson at 6 p.m. on Campus Field
August 20, 2017
SHU Football Takes Over NCAA FCS Facebook Page Monday
The Sacred Heart football team will be taking over the NCAA FCS Facebook Page Monday morning.
August 20, 2017
SHU Football Preseason Report: Week 2
August 7, 2017
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August 4, 2017
SHU Football Opens Fall Camp Sunday
The Sacred Heart football team returns to campus this weekend to start its fall training camp, with the first practice Sunday morning.
July 20, 2017
Football Picked Fifth In NEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll
The Sacred Heart football team was picked to finish fifth in the 2017 Northeast Conference Football Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced at the league’s Social Media Day at Metlife Stadium Thursday.
June 26, 2017
SHU Football Announces Promotion of Michael Cooke To Defensive Coordinator, Add Hill and Walker To Staff
Sacred Heart Head Football Coach Mark Nofri announced on Monday the promotion of Michael Cooke to Defensive Coordinator, as well as the additions of Gordon Hill and Lewis Walker to the coaching staff.
April 6, 2017
Three Pioneers Named To National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society
Sacred Heart senior football student-athletes Tyler Beauchesne, Alec Finney, and TaMaric Wilson were named to the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society on Tuesday.
April 5, 2017
SHU Football Announces 2017 Schedule
Sacred Heart Head Football Coach Mark Nofri announced the Pioneers' 2017 schedule on Wednesday. SHU will open the season at Campus Field on Saturday, Sept. 2 against Stetson.